Great halaal spots in Cape Town to take Dad this Father’s Day

Dad’s are usually the most easy to please person in the world. You can practically give them anything and they will love it because you gave it. However, finding meaningful gifts for men is not always the easiest thing. There are many more options on the shelves for women. So taking him out for a great meal is always a win. We made a list to suit the kind of dad you have. Which of these is your dad? Let us know in the comments.

The Braaimaster

He takes his meat seriously and knows his rare from medium rare like a boss. He’s going to judge you if you give him a bad steak.

Sabria’s – A semi-formal sit-down restaurant located in Wynberg. Serves curries, grills, seafood and some really great steaks. Try the Cheddarmelt Steak with Mushroom sauce.
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The Butcher’s Wife – With a background in the butchery business, the owner’s of The Butcher’s Wife in Belgravia, Athlone pride themselves on serving only the best steaks done just right. It’s a busy spot and they don’t take booking’s. Go early or you may have to wait.
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District Cafe – Located high up on Roodebloem road in Woodstock. Café style meals for light lunches and great steaks and burgers for the serious meat eaters.
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The Anything goes Dad

He’s easy going and doesn’t like a fuss. All he really wants is to spend quality time with you.

Brocka – An urban street food concept meets slick design in a sit-down environment. Think over the top burgers, serious ribs, freak shakes and loaded fries. Find them in Canal Walk Shopping Centre.
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Fish on the Rocks – Take him on a scenic drive around the peninsula and enjoy a casual outdoor lunch with some of the best fish & Chips around at this popular spot in Hout Bay.
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The Adventurous Dad

He’s got an adventurous palate and is willing to try new cuisines. You can practically take him anywhere.

Saray – A smart-casual sit-down restaurant serving authentic Turkish food and shisha on the foreshore.
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Andalouse Moroccan – A small but popular restaurant in Woodstock serving Moroccan cuisine. Book in advance or you might not get a spot.
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Syriana – A trending spot in Cape Town serving Syrian and middle eastern food. Popular with groups for meze style eating and lovers of hookah. Winner of the Hungry for Halaal Top 5 of 2018.
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The Posh Dad

He’s a little bookish and likes the finer things in life. He likes it when you make a fuss now and then.

Kahvé Road – A retro style coffee shop with a sophisticated menu and desserts to die for. Think drawing rooms and movies like The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. Great for the dad with a bit of a sweet tooth. Find them in Cavendish Square in Claremont.
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126 Cape Kitchen and Café – Sophistication and elegance can be found in this classy venue located in the Hilton Hotel in the CBD. They will be doing a Surf & Turf Buffet for R395 p/p for Father’s Day.
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Pearl Spoon on Obz – A semi-formal spot located in Observatory serving beautifully presented dishes including grills, seafood and burgers. Try their Thai style Crayfish curry and Bread board starter.
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The New Dad

He’s fairly young and has a toddler or 2 or 3. He’s tired all the time and just wants to have a meal in peace.

Spur Steak Ranches – This popular chain of steak and burger restaurants have awesome play areas to keep the kids busy so dad can actually eat his meal while it’s still hot. They are running a 400g Rib Special for R109 till 16 June.
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Panarottis – A casual Italian eatery serving pizza and pasta. Their modular play areas a great and they also have child minders.
Panarottis Kenilworth.
Panarottis Vangate.