Eating out in the Central City

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28 Mar 2024

Cape Town's best inner-city coffee hatches

Getting a cup of joe on the go has never been easier in the Cape Town CBD which is bustling with convenient coffee hatches and…

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27 Mar 2024

Welcome to Cape Town’s café scene, Florentin!

New Florentin restaurant is fast developing a following for contemporary Middle Eastern dishes in sharable or solo breakfasts.…

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31 Jan 2024

Cape Town CBD chefs' food trends for 2024

Who better to ask about what lies in store for gourmands in 2024 than the top chefs who preside over the edgy Cape Town inner-…

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31 Jan 2024

New Nikkei adds glamour to Cape Town CBD's Bree Street

Adding glamour and an exotic fusion of flavours to Bree Street, swanky Nikkei Japanese Peruvian restaurant is settling in…

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29 Nov 2023

Feast of options awaits at new Cape Town CBD eatery Cowfish

One of the inner city’s most vibrant urban environments, Bree Street, is ever-evolving. Take a seat for comforting seafood and…

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26 Sep 2023

Cape Town CBD's Carne on Keerom back on the foodies map!

It’s time to revisit one of the city’s prized places for meat. Carne on Keerom is a dedicated restaurant for meat lovers. And…

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31 Jul 2023

Big Apple-style anthem for downtown Cape Town

Three New Yorkers are set to open a new cocktail and eating experience in the Cape Town CBD. The enthusiastic trio plan to make…

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29 May 2023

Magical Middle Eastern fare in the Cape Town CBD

Foodies are savouring the quality mezze, with freshly baked pita and flatbread, that’s spicing up the food scene in the Cape…

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16 Apr 2023

Downtown Cape Town's most beautiful bars

They're elegant spaces with curated menus and plush interiors to ensure ultimate relaxation. Here are some of the best bars to…

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14 Apr 2023

The Cape Town journey of Mochi Mochi Japanese Café

Now grown up and finally in its permanent home, Mochi Mochi Japanese Café in the Cape Town CBD has morphed from a temporary…

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19 Dec 2022

Ramenhead: Peter Tempelhoff's new eatery

Visitors are pouring in to indulge in ramen bowls at Cape Town’s latest Japanese-inspired hotspot. But some cultural eating ‘…

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19 Dec 2022

Sip, savour, repeat

Celebrated Central City chef-patron Matt Manning knows a thing or two about wine. So we asked him to handpick some choice…

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30 Nov 2022

Something fishy

A new fish restaurant named Galjoen is on the cards for downtown Cape Town, from two chefs who delight in highlighting SA’s…

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31 Oct 2022

Tastes of Japan

From matcha tea bamboo whisks and Santoku knives, to sake, sushi and bento, Capetonians are upping their taste for things…

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30 Sep 2022

Sophisticated new pasta bar creating a buzz in the Cape Town CBD

Fresh pasta with a modern twist is giving Heritage Square in downtown Cape Town a new lift at vibey Scala Pasta/Bar. There is…

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27 Jul 2022

Sundays in the CBD

Jazz up your Sundays by exploring the myriad destination venues available in the Cape Town Central City. Here’s a handy list of…

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27 Jul 2022

Balena Blu on Bree: Downtown Cape Town's new Italian seafood eatery

Buon appetito! At Balena Blu, the new Italian seafood restaurant in the heart of Bree St, life is all about eating well. “What…

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30 Jun 2022

Opa! On the ouzo and tequila trail in downtown Cape Town

Diners looking for culinary adventuring will find it in downtown Cape Town. In six weeks, two cosmopolitan restaurants have…

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31 May 2022

The Bailey on Bree: Liam Tomlin's grand new venture

Rich in heritage, with grand wining and dining splendour, The Bailey by chef-businessman Liam Tomlin opens this month with a…

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31 May 2022

Where to find the best soup in town

Beat the blues in the Cape Town Central City with a bowl of hearty soup. Here are the best bowls to be had. BUTTER ALL DAY…

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28 Apr 2022

Bread, Milk & Honey's recipe for success

Despite challenging trading conditions, a Cape Town original still delivers homespun cheer, and even increased its footprint.…

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31 Mar 2022

Cape Town CBD food tour reveals Africa's culinary gems

A unique African food and storytelling tour of the Cape Town Central City not only offers mouth-watering dishes but transcends…

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31 Mar 2022

Budget brekkies in downtown Cape Town

You can still breakfast like a king in the city centre. Here are the best brekkie deals in town that won’t break the bank.…

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28 Feb 2022

Best cocktails in town!

If it’s cocktail hour, this is where it’s at! Here’s the definitive guide to the best cocktail and rooftop bars in the Cape…

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28 Feb 2022

Indulge at these CBD plant-based eateries

Downtown Cape Town is a haven for vegans, vegetarians and anyone else looking to reduce their impact on the planet by choosing…

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