Green Point and Sea Point are affluent, densely populated suburbs situated a few minutes from the Cape Town CBD. Both areas offer a string of boutiques, nightclubs, parks, hotels and restaurants to explore. Here we round up the best restaurants and bistros in the two areas.
Serving modern French cuisine with a Mediterranean flair, La Mouette is headed by husband-and-wife team Henry and Mari Vigar. Together they offer seasonally-inspired menus showcasing the best local ingredients and a curated selection of wines. Set in a gorgeous old house, the fine dining restaurant boasts four dining rooms, six fireplaces and a bar, perfect for cozy winter dining by the fire or al fresco dining in summer. Try the barbecued beef brisket with fermented carrots, confit and smoked marrow crumble or the smoked pumpkin polenta – both are excellent.
El Burro (Greenpoint)
El Burro is a popular choice for Mexican food lovers in the Cape Town city bowl. You can look forward to all the usual favorites like enchiladas, quesadillas and tacos with a variety of fillings, but you can also choose to build your own tacos. Get a table on the balcony and be sure to try one of their refreshing variations of the classic margarita cocktail.
81 Main Road, Green Point, Cape Town, +27 21 021 433 2364
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