Breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner in a cosy innercity eatery.
This striking Victorian building where Kloof Street House resides has housed many well-heeled restaurants over the years, the most recent of which is Kloof Street House, set back from the bustling high street in a serene treed courtyard.
Inside, Gatsby-esque furnishings and finishes set the scene for a fantastical dining experience. Think lofty ceilings, deep-buttoned leather sofas, a cosy fireplace library and dark-wood floors, with subtle lighting, candlelit tables and three crackling fireplaces creating a cosy ambience.
Outside, a sheltered courtyard, with fairy lights, heaters, twinkling candles and greenery is the only place to be for cosy winter brunches, lunches and dinner soirées. Toss in a live-jazz set on Sunday afternoons from 1pm, and you have the makings of an unforgettable afternoon in the innercity.
Warming winter special
From now until end-October 2021, this serene innercity sanctuary is offering diners an unbeatable lunch deal: R195 for two courses or R225 for three courses.
For starters, expect the likes of pan-fried Patagonian calamari; soup of the day; whole-baked camembert; Chalmar beef fillet tartare; and roasted chili and garlic prawns, followed by mains of Moroccan-spiced lamb rump; lentil artichoke bake; grilled Norweigan salmon; and a beef burger; with sweet endings of sticky malva pudding; dark chocolate fondant; and salted caramel cheesecake.
View the winter special menu
When Monday – Saturday, 12pm – 4pm
All-day brunch, lunch + dinner
Executive chef Jurgen Snyman has created a vast and varied lunch and dinner menu, with mezze platters for sharing, as well as a selection of dishes for vegetarians, pescatarians and carnivores alike.
The all-day brunch menu is designed to be enjoyed at your leisure (until 4pm from Tuesday till Sunday). Diners can expect classic brunch favourites such as eggs benedict with smoked Norwegian salmon, smoked bacon or mushrooms and spinach; a traditional breakfast with a teriyaki beef-banger twist; coddled eggs with truffle mash and wild mushroom cream; homemade granola with yoghurt and seasonal berries; and scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, avo and wasabi cream cheese on toast. All ingredients have been sourced locally from boutique suppliers, or have been lovingly made in-house.
Opening times Monday, 12pm – 9pm (depending on curfew)
Tuesday – Sunday, 10am – 9pm (depending on curfew)
Contact details 021 423 4413, email@example.com
Address 30 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town
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