Thursday Restaurant Specials To Dine Out On In Cape Town 2018

Thursday Restaurant Specials To Dine Out On In Cape Town 2018

Why eat in when you can dine out?

Trying out all the fabulous restaurants in Cape Town can get a tad pricey. Which is why these Thursday specials are a very welcome week treat. These are our favourite Thursday specials in the Mother City.

Greenhouse RestaurantGreenhouse Thursday Special

The deal With chefs Peter Tempelhoff and Ashley Moss at the helm, Greenhouse Restaurant at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel is a bucketlist must-do for foodies. And with two winter specials, you have two great reasons to dine out at this esteemed restaurant. Enjoy a three-course lunch of ostrich tartare, truffled quail’s egg, sea asparagus, and more, or the reduced tasting menu for dinner, which includes a snack board, fresh bread, ostrich tartare, chokka noodles, braai bokkie, camembert cheese cake and chocolate tapas.
Cost Three-course lunch: R395 (or R645 with wine)
Reduced tasting menu: R750 (or R1 025 with wine)
When Three-course lunch: Friday & Saturday, 12pm – 2pm
Reduced tasting menu: Tuesday – Thursday, 6pm – 8.45pm
Specials are by reservation only
Special valid until 31 August 2018
Contact 021 795 6226,
Where to find it The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel, 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia

Cavalli Restaurant

Cavalli Thursday Special

The deal A delicious meal, spectacular views, and stylish interiors – it doesn’t get better than this. Unless, of course, the said meal is on special. Which it is – at Cavalli, this winter. Enjoy a work lunch like no other, or a tasting menu (which includes a vegetarian option) in the stunning surrounds of Cavalli estate.
Cost Winter Work Lunch: R200 (includes a glass of wine)
Winter Tasting Menu Special: R400 (five-course) or R350 (vegetarian option)
When Winter Work Lunch: Wednesday – Friday, 12pm – 3pm
Winter Tasting Menu Special: Wednesday – Saturday,12pm – 3pm and 6pm – 9.30pm and Sunday, 12pm – 3pm
Special valid until 31 July 2018
Contact 021 855 3218
Location Strand Road, Somerset West, Cape Town

La Mouette

The deal La Mouette’s latest offering is the perfect winter warmer: a delicious five-course tasting menu for R295 (or R595 for the wine-paired option). Sit back in the cosy yet refined restaurant while tucking into truffle-and-cheese croquettes, garden pea soup, and a comforting portion of cured pork belly, with Jerusalem artichokes, currants, broccoli purée and crackling, while enjoying the warm glow of the nearby fireplace.
Cost R295 (five courses), R595 (with wine)
When Tuesday – Sunday, 6pm – 10pm
Sunday, 12pm – 3pm
Special valid until end-September 2018
Contact 021 433 0856,
Location La Mouette Restaurant, 78 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town


Jonkershuis Thursday Special

The deal This popular restaurant situated on South Africa’s oldest wine-producing estate, Groot Constantia, is offering a two- and three-course winter special where the menu changes monthly according to the fresh, seasonal produce.
Cost R195 (two courses)
R235 (three courses)
When Monday – Thursday, 12pm – 5pm
Friday – Saturday, 12pm – 9pm
Winter special is not available on Sundays or public holidays
Special valid end-August
Contact 021 794 6255,
Location Groot Constantia, Groot Constantia Road, Constantia

Giulio’s Café

The deal Every Thursday and Friday evening is date night at this cosy café on Loop Street: diners can tuck into any two mains off the dinner menu, plus a glass of wine each, for a mere R220 per person. And for pizza lovers, enjoy a free margherita with any other pizza ordered off the menu between 11am and 2pm on weekdays.
Cost Winter Dinner: R220 (two mains plus two glasses of wine)
Two-for-one pizza special: order two; pay for one
When Winter Dinner: Thursday & Friday, 5pm – 10pm
Two-for-one pizza special: Monday – Friday, 11am– 2pm (to for one pizza)
Special valid until Ongoing
Contact 021 418 6304,
Location 16 Loop Street, Cape Town


Foxcroft Thursday Special
Claire Gunn

The deal If you’ve not yet tried the inspired and utterly sensational neo-bistro dishes at Foxcroft in Constantia, there is no better time to do so. This refined yet laidback eatery that’s co-owned by Glen Foxcroft Williams’ and feted La Colombe chef-proprietor, Scot Kirton, is offering some irresistible winter specials: any two plates for R195 (or four for R295). Menu items include seared tuna tataki, honey-glazed fig (with goat’s milk labneh and beetroot lavash), free-range pork collar (with gochujang, white cabbage, sweet potato and kimchi) and a sensational selection of desserts.
Cost R195 (two plates)
R295 (four plates)
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 2pm
Special valid from 3 April until 31 July 2018
Book online
Contact 021 202 3304
Where to find it Foxcroft, Shop 8, High Constantia, Corner of Groot Constantia and Constantia Main Road, Constantia, Cape Town


Surfarosa Thursday Special
Laura McCullagh

The deal This edgy punk-meets-surfer dive bar on Harrington Street has some awesome half-price happy-hour specials.
Cost Half-price pouring spirits and mixes, beer, tequila, and Jagermeister
When Wednesday – Saturday, 5pm – 6pm
Special valid until Ongoing
Contact 021 461 2276,
Location 61a Harrington Street, Cape Town

Shortmarket Club

Shortmarket Club Thursday-special
Andy Lund

The deal After opening its doors two years ago, the Luke Dale Roberts-owned Shortmarket Club is still one of the most buzzed-about eateries on Cape Town’s foodscape. And this winter, head chef Wesley Randles has devised an utterly enticing three-course prix fixe lunch menu – for R280 – that includes a host of new dishes, such as fig-leaf baked ricotta with creamy gorgonzola, wild honey and lemon; and grilled fish with a tangy lemon and tarragon velouté and smoked mussel aïoli. Service under the leadership of the Simon Widdison, is always warm and impossibly efficient.
Cost R280 (three courses)
R380 (three courses with a carafe of wine)
When Monday – Saturday, 12.30 – 2pm
Special valid until 30 September 2018
Contact 021 447  2874
Where to find it 88  Shortmarket  Street, CBD, Cape Town

Devil’s Peak Taproom

Devils Peak Brewery Thursday Special

The deal Head over to Devil’s Peak Salt River Taproom for a value-for-money Happy Hour special.
Cost R25 (500ml Alpha Cider or Devil’s Peak Soul Range excluding The King’s Blockhouse)
R80 (2L Devil’s Peak Lager)
When Monday – Friday, 4pm – 6pm
Special valid until end-December 2018
Contact 021 2011 401,
Location Devil’s Peak Brewery, 150 Cecil Road, Salt River, Cape Town

Kyoto Garden Sushi

Kyoto Thursday Special

The deal Arguably the best Japanese restaurant in the Cape, Kyoto Garden Sushi is offering a winter special that is so appealing, you could eat here every night! Enjoy a three-course meal that includes miso soup, duck and noodles, vegetable tempura, and black-sesame ice cream, plus a glass of vino!
Cost R220 (three courses and a glass of wine)
When Monday – Saturday, 5.30pm – 11pm
Special valid until 30 August 2018
Contact 021 422 2001
Location 11 Kloof Nek Road, Gardens, Cape Town

La Petite Colombe

Monday Specials La Petite Colombe

The deal La Petite Colombe in Franschhoek continues to dazzle diners with exquisite (looking and tasting) dishes. Which is why we’re so excited to share their winter special with you. Enjoy a four-course lunch (with a bread board and amuse bouche as complimentary extras) for R395! (The wine-paired options costs R750.)
Cost R395 (four courses)
R750 (wine-paired)
When Monday – Friday, 12pm – 3pm (excluding public holidays)
Special valid until 31 August 2018
Contact 021 202 3395,
Location Le Quartier Français Hotel, Franschhoek

The Brasserie

Brasserie Thursday Special

The deal Whether you’re seated inside the bustling bistro, or outside in the quiet courtyard,  you’re sure to have a fantastic family-sized feast at this popular southern suburbs eatery, where you pay for one adult main and your child eats for free from the kiddies’ menu.
Cost Family special: cost of main adult meal
The lunch club: R98 (includes one dish and drink)
When Family special: Daily, 4pm – 6pm
The lunch club: Monday – Friday, 12pm – 4pm
Special valid until Ongoing
Contact 021 712 1363,
Location Shop 1 Forest Glade House, Tokai Road, Tokai, Cape Town


Cocotte Saturday Restaurant Specials

The deal Sea Point’s very own French rôtisserie-chicken shop is offering a nutritious and delicious winter special. With all full Cocottes ordered, you’ll receive a complimentary side or salad and mayo.
Cost R145 (includes whole chicken and complimentary side or salad and mayo)
When Tuesday – Saturday, 11am – 7pm
Sunday, 11am – 3pm
Special valid until end-September 2018
Contact 021 286 4352, 083 459 2321
Location 20 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town

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Time of publication: 29 May 2018

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