Summer time can get a little bit sticky, exceedingly hot AND dining at a typical indoor restaurant can be quite boring and predictable. Imagine dining while watching the sunset, sipping some gin while being hit by a cool sea breeze or better yet – enjoying your favourite meal while relaxing on a beach lounge chair. That would be AMAZING, wouldn’t it? Well, we here to tell you that you can eat and unwind all at the same spot! Below is a list of restaurants and eateries that will give you that desired outdoorsy summer vibe, just keep reading.

Via: Cape Town Magazine

1. Silo Rooftop (Silo District)

Wine and Dine on the rooftop while experiencing the Mother City in all its glory. With a loung-style seating, you’re sure to lazily unwind in the sun. Meals go for as little as R100. The tempura bar will keep the fresh oysters and bubbly flowing. Although the rooftop is available to hotel guests, it’s open to the public by prior reservation.

Email :

Tel : +27 (0)21 670 0500

2. Starling’s Café (Claremont)

This suburban, Bohemian eatery has an outdoor garden area. You’ll be sure to experienced a relaxed atmosphere with trees all around. Enjoy your meal while surrounded by pot plants and tea pots. The menu features some comfort food such as salmon Benedict, wraps and wholesome salads for as little as R82.

Tel : +27 (0)21 671 6875

3. Red Roof at Radisson  (Silo District)

With a close-up view of the Table Mountain this rooftop spot at the new RED Hotel is where you wanna be! Enjoy delicious food such as pizza, croissants and flapjacks while lying down on the beach seats by the pool. The Red Rooftop also has a twist of a typical bar, they serve their drinks from a red truck! Talk about #innovation. Average main meals go for as little as R100!

Email :

Tel : +27 (0)87 550 8139

4. The Bungalow (Clifton)

If you love the sea breeze, this one’s for you. The Bungalow will give you a breathtaking view of the icy Atlantic ocean. You can pick whether you’d like to dine at the pool deck or the shaded area. The menu consists of seafood, steaks and burgers – there’s also Vegan options for just R120!

Email :

Tel : +27 (0)21 438 2018

5. Catharina’s Restaurant (Tokai)

Last but not least, Catharina’s Restaurant will make you feel as though you’re dining at your grand-parents backyard – that’s how chilled it is! Enjoy the scenery with oak trees surrounding the grassy venue and gazebos that offer the best shade. The menu consists of a lot of food varieties but one that we love is the amazing farm-style breakfast of as little as R60.

Email :

Tel : +27 (0)21 713 7178

We want to know weather you will be visiting any of these spots during summer? Let us know in the comments below!

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