The weekend weather looks beautiful, well, in Cape Town at least. But who really needs a reason to get out and try something new. We’ve rounded up a few fully halaal spots you might want to try out this weekend. Choose your flavour and go and check it out. Click on the titles to go to the listings for full reviews and details.
Have an awesome weekend.
The Daily Coffee Cafe, Gordons Bay
This is a new and very welcome fully halaal coffee shop in the Helderberg region. Make a day of it. Head out there for breakfast and spend the rest of the day on the beach. Find them at the GB Mall on Sir Lowry’s Pass road.
Mugg and Bean, Kenilworth Centre
The only halaal Mugg and Bean in the country. This popular coffee house has a variety of breakfasts, light meals and snack plates. Also a good selection of burgers and main meals and of course, great coffee and their infamous lemon meringue.
126 Cape Kitchen and Cafe
The newly opened signature restaurant at the Hilton Hotel Cape Town CBD offers an experience a cut above the rest. The restaurant serves a unique menu offering flavours from South Africa, Asia and Malaysia to create a culinary experience of not only fine dining but fun dining. Find them on Buitengracht Street in the CBD.
Kahve Road, Cavendish Square
A retro vintage style coffee shop and patisserie with excellent service. Serves light meals and decadent desserts and have their own signature range of coffees. Find them in Cavendish Square shopping centre in Claremont.
New Brighton Bakery, Woodstock
A rustic coffee shop and bakery in an historic buiding in Woodstock. Look out for the retro photos and posters of cape town music icons. They serve delicious breakfasts and bakery delights. Find them on Victoria Road in Woodstock.
Great food and decor in the Southern Suburbs. Sabria’s have been around for many years and never disappoints with great quality food.
District Cafe, Woodstock
The place where locals go. A popular coffee shop and restaurant in Woodstock serving breakfast, light meals and delicious steaks and burgers. Look out for great wraps and good coffee too.
Dulce Cafe, Kenilworth
Head over to Kenilworth Centre for a spot of breakfast or light lunch. This branch is one of the few halaal Dulce Cafe’s and with it’s large and varied menu it has options for everyone. Look out for a great low carb section as well.
Syriana, Sea Point
A casual spot great for a group of friends on Sea Point’s Main road. Serves Syrian food and has great meze dishes. Popular for Shisha.
La rocca, Canal Walk
A casual eatery with a varied menu including steaks, pizza, pasta and even curries. Being in a mall it’s a great break to the shopping drudge and a good place to stop for just coffee and cake.
Primi Xpress, Kenilworth
This scaled down version of Primi Piatti has a paired down menu of the Italian favourites. A casual stop for takeouts and some seating available if you want to eat in.
Myatt Cafe, Waterfront
European styled coffee shop and restaurant where vintage meets modern in Parisian style. They serve gourmet light meals and breakfasts and an amazing hot chocolate. Popular for their variety of macarons, they also do a high tea and is great for a leisurely brunch.
Pearl Spoon, Claremont
A suave and tasteful venue for light meals, brunches with the girls, and tea time treats. The decor is glam and upmarket and the food is equally well presented. Look out for interesting speciality drinks, a great selection of sweet treats and a comfy little couch corner if all you want is a read and a coffee.
Pearl Spoon on Obz, Observatory
For something a bit smarter and suitable for dinner, this suave location is a gem in the happening Cape Town suburb of Observatory. Expect unique dishes and beautiful plating.
On the Square, Capetonian Hotel
Offers a daily buffet every Monday to Thursday and Sunday for R165 for lunch or supper. The Friday and Saturday buffet is R195 also lunch or supper.
The Village Buffet
This Buffet restaurant on Long street in Cape Town offers unlimited drinks and a wide selection of unlimited food including prawns, ribs, sushi, pizza, pasta and Indian cuisine. They do hot seating which means there is a maximum seating time of 2 hours. The buffet cost is R150 per person.
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Updated 8 March 2018
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