An ice-cold drink with the sun setting in the distance, dining to sea views like no other. Cape Town has been ranked second on the list of the most beautiful cities in the world, and with good reason. With mountains as the backdrop, the coast always close by, and vibrant restaurants around every corner, there’s never a dull moment in the Mother City.
Imagine: crystal waters glistening far ahead as you wine and dine at some of Cape Town’s most popular beach restaurants – bliss.
Here’s our go-to guide for the best beach restaurants in the beautiful city of Cape Town.
Cape Town Floating Restaurant
A spectacular view, stunning and unusual location, the Floating Restaurant of Tigger 2 Charters has to top the list of best sea-view restaurants. Located on a yacht in the V&A Waterfront, the Floating Restaurant offers a delicious seafood menu accompanied by the stunning scenery of the city’s coastline.
A Sunday evening kind of joint, Caprice restaurant offers pavement seating with a view of the popular Camps Bay beach. For a relaxed evening, order some snacks and your favourite drink, or better yet be sure to try their funky cocktails.
Also based along the popular restaurant strip of Camps Bay, the Blues Restaurant offers lovely views of the white-sanded beach. The restaurant has a fantastic seafood menu to accompany the beachside atmosphere.
Located in Blouberg, Blowfish Restaurant offers a unique dining experience on the shoreline of the Atlantic on the West Coast. With scenery of Lion’s Head and Table Mountain, the restaurant is a great location for relaxing while enjoying a good meal. The Blowfish Restaurant is a family-friendly restaurant with a menu suited to bringing children along.
Between the opulent suburb of Camps Bay and the popular beach of Llandudno, you’ll find the well-known Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles. The restaurant is located on an outdoor deck that overlooks the stunning view of the Atlantic, and so an amazing evening of fine dinning is guaranteed.