New Halaal Spots to check out in Cape Town, Jozi and Durbs

It’s great to be able to move around again like old times. Albeit with a mask, which will likely continue for a while. But things feel a little more normal nowadays. So I’m grateful for being able to discover again. To travel again. To mingle again.

If you’ve been dying to get out there and try out all the new spots in town, here’s our most recent round-up to get you started.

Cape Town

Cappadocia Restaurant, CBD
Relaxed sit-down restaurant serving Turkish & Moroccan cuisine. Hookah available.
Find them on 210 Loop St, City, Cape Town, 8001
Tel: 084 098 2374

Cafe Crave, Kenilworth
Coffee shop, restaurant and bakery serving all-day breakfast. Also cater for functions.
Find them at 74 Loch Road Kenilworth, Cape Town
Tel: 073 565 1888

The Wok Bar, Palmyra Junction
If you love The Wok Bar you’ll be excited to know that have opened their third new phad.
Find them at Shop 5, Palmyra Junction, 9 Palmyra Rd, Claremont. They are also located on Kloof Street in Gardens and at We Are Egg in Claremont.
Tel: 071 560 0070


Saffron Persian Cuisine, Rivonia
A cosy Iranian restaurant serving traditional Persian cuisine.
Find them at Shop G4, Rivonia Junction
Tel: 010 448 2449

Del Forno, Kelvin
The Del Forno Killarney store has long been the only halaal store in the country. Now they bring you their second halaal store in the form of Del Forno Express, specialising in convenient takeouts and deliveries.
Find them at the Kelvin Village Centre, Southway Road in Sandton
Tel: 0116569310

La Padrino, Benoni
Clay oven, wood-fired pizza at last. La Padrino opened their newest takeout branch at the halaal hub Atlas Junction on the cusp of Benoni and Boksburg.
Find them at Cnr Edel and Atlas Road, Beyers Park
Tel: 061 522 0646

Oliviero Cafe, Greenside
A new restaurant, coffee shop and shisha lounge, specialising in Mediterranean cuisine.
Find them at 24 Gleneagles Rd, Greenside
Tel: 072 208 2771


Aragosta, Windemere
Fast meets Fine – This innovative new concept in dining combines the speed and convenience of fast food with the high-quality and experience you would expect from a fine dining restaurant. Aragosta is setting the trend at their new eatery, with live-cooking chefs providing signature Italian dishes that are made quickly and at an affordable price while experiencing plenty of passion in their vibrant atmosphere.
Find them at 295 Florida Rd, Windermere, Durban, 4091
Tel: 081 565 9934

Incendio Pizza & Coffee, Umhlanga
The casual sister restaurant of Po’Boys has just opened, serving pizza, including stacked pizza’s, subs, pasta and coffee. Great for takeout and they have a small sit-down section as well.
Find them at 45 Zenith Drive, Umhlanga
Tel: 079 368 3083


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