The Best Winter Restaurant Specials in Cape Town

Grub & Vine

Hot stove or hot deal? We’ll let you decide.

There comes a point when the mere thought of deciding what to cook for dinner – let alone actually dicing the vegetables and toiling over a hot stove – is too hellish to even contemplate. At moments like these, it’s best to follow the path of least resistance and whip out this list of restaurant specials in Cape Town.

From fine-dining feasts to half-price sushi and even some Winelands winners, these are our picks of the hottest deals in the Mother City right now. Some are such good value, you could potentially eat out every day of the week… if you wanted to…

Here’s to treating you and your loved ones to delicious, pocket-friendly meals in and around Cape Town.

Do you have a special you think we should know about? Email us hello@insideguide.co.za.

Grub & Vine Winter Special: 2 Courses for R275

Grub & Vine Winter Special: 2 Courses for R275

“Small, vibey, honest, unpretentious,” is how chef Matt Manning describes his bustling bistro on Bree Street (in his signature Essex accent, no less). In addition to the beautifully prepared and executed dishes, the interiors are characterful and extremely Instagramable – distressed concrete floors, avian prints, rattan chairs, atmospheric hanging lights and pot plants everywhere. And, as for the grub – and vine – both out of the top drawer!
The special R275 for 2 courses
R375 for 3 courses
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Valid until Ongoing
When Tuesday – Saturday, 12pm – 3pm; 6pm – 9.30pm
Contact 087 153 5244, info@mattmanningchef.com
Address 103 Bree Street, Cape Town
Book through DinePlan

Greenhouse Dinner Special: 5 Courses for R550

Greenhouse Dinner Special: 5 Courses for R550

Enclosed in a glass box to maximise its magnificent garden setting, Greenhouse is a long-time luminary on the Cape’s restaurant scene. At the assured helm is head chef Farrel Hirsch, whose current tasting menu – African Modern – is a delightful array of fine-dining-style plates that pays homage to southern African cuisine.
The special R550 for five-course dinner + R390 (wine pairing)
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Valid until Ongoing
When Tuesday – Saturday, 6pm – 8.30pm
Contact 021 795 6226, reservations@greenhouserestaurant.co.za
Address The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town
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Kloof Street House Lunch Special: 2 Courses for R195

Kloof Street House Lunch Special: 2 Courses for R195

Housed in a 20th-century Victorian-era house, this courtyard restaurant, set back from the bustling high street, feels like you’ve stepped into the pages of The Great Gatsby. Twinkling fairy lights and velvet cushions line the garden area, while inside warm lighting and eclectic decor create a cosy-chic atmosphere, making this one of Kloof Street’s sexiest haunts for a special occasion, date night or a no-excuses-needed meal with family and friends.
The special R195 for two courses; R225 for three courses
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Valid until Ongoing
When Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm
Good to know There’s an à la carte menu on Sundays, accompanied by a live-jazz session (1pm – 3pm) that’s sure to hit all the right notes.
Contact 021 423 4413, info@kloofstreethouse.co.za
Address 30 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town
Book Through DinePlan

The 41 Lunch Special: 2 Courses for R180

The 41 Lunch Special: 2 Courses for R180

In an area replete with restaurants and coffee shops, this vibrant Camps Bay restaurant has a menu that caters to a variety of tastes, with seafood, burgers, roast chicken, and more. In addition, there’s a cunning collection of cocktails to be enjoyed in view of the famous beach.
The special R180 for 2 courses + a glass of wine
R195 for 3 courses + a glass of wine
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Valid until Ongoing
When Monday – Sunday, 12pm – 4pm
Contact 021 437 0558, info@the41.co.za
Address 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town

Ideas Cartel Special: Breakfast + Coworking Space for R85

Ideas Cartel Special: Breakfast + Coworking Space for R85

Recognisable by a lush, tree-lined entrance in an otherwise concrete jungle, Cartel House on Loop Street is a veritable oasis that tempts the itinerant working set with a quiet place to work – and a sumptuous bite to eat – in a central yet stylish setting. Known primarily as a communal office, the space is also home to a vibrant eatery, luring passers-by with the heavenly aromas of flapjacks, fried bacon and freshly brewed coffee, while also servicing its itinerant clientele.
The special R85 for breakfast at Brunch Café + a day at the Coworking Space + access to the Clubhouse Bar and Rooftop pool (normally reserved for members and guests only).
Valid until Ongoing
When Monday – Sunday, 7.30am – 4pm (brunch); 3pm – 10pm (clubhouse)
Contact 021 276 3989
Address 113 Loop Street, Cape Town

Den Anker Special: 2 Wagyu Burgers + Fries for R225

Den Anker Special: 2 Wagyu Burgers + Fries for R225

This nearly-three-decade-old stalwart is perched on the quayside, where swooping seagulls and passing yachts enhance the nautical feel. No matter the season, the welcoming family-friendly atmosphere at this quayside restaurant sets the tone for a delicious meal out.
The special R225 for 2 Wagyu burgers and fries
Valid until Ongoing
Good to know Enquire about the other two-for-one specials on offer!
When Monday – Sunday, 10am – 10pm
Contact 021 419 0249, denanker@mweb.co.za
Address Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town

The Poké Co Special: 2 Poké Bowls + a bottle of Rosé for R295

The Poké Co Special: 2 Poké Bowls + a bottle of Rosé for R295

With branches in Loop Street, Kloof Street, Sea Point and Claremont, this popular eatery serves fresh, utterly delicious bowls of goodness in well-put-together spaces, with friendly, passionate staff rounding off the experience. And, if you’re not partial to poké, there are all sorts of other items on the menu: smoothie bowls, healthy breakfast bowls, homemade cold-pressed juices, hot beverages, ice cream and even sushi-rittos (burrito-sized sushi creations).
The special R295 for two regular signature poké bowls and a bottle of Gabriëlskloof rosé
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Please note The special is valid at all of The Poké Co branches, in-store only.
Valid until Ongoing
When Monday – Sunday, 11am – 9.30pm
Contact Kloof Street: 021 286 9597, info@pokecoct.com
Sea Point: 087 701 9692, info@pokecoct.com
Loop Street: 087 470 0125, info@pokecoct.com
Claremont: 087 470 0583, info@pokecoct.com
Address 47 Kloof Street, Cape Town
90 Loop Street, Cape Town
The Point Mall, 76 Regent Street, Cape Town
12 Dreyer Street, Claremont, Cape Town

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Time of publication: 19 May 2021

3 Responses to “The Best Winter Restaurant Specials in Cape Town”

  1. Kloof house Deal

    Hello.

    I would like to know more about the deal

    Kloof house for 40th celebration

    Reply
  2. Bruce Hutchison

    Thanks so much for your wonderful guide which opens up so creatively and informatively what’s on in and around Cape Town. Would love to one day see a guide to pet friendly restaurants, coffee shops and wine estates. Your pet friendly accommodation guide was fantastic. Keep up the great publishing.

    Reply