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Things to do in Cape Town

by | Mar 5, 2020 | blog | 0 comments

Cape Town, as a tourist destination, has much to offer. From the beautiful beaches along the peninsula, to the winelands, to the V&A Waterfront, you should always find something to do!

We have many excellent restaurants, and patients often ask me for advice on where to get a good steak, or seafood etc. etc. Below is a list of personal favourites, with estimated drive time from the hospital. ENJOY!!


Please note – The list is far from complete, and there are several other great restaurants in Cape Town. For more information, go to www.eatingout.co.za

* denotes booking essential

ITALIAN / PIZZA

Dizzys (021) 4382686 15 min
Primi Piatti (021) 4198750 6 min
Col’cacchio Pizzeria (021) 4382171 15 min

SEAFOOD

Blowfish* (021) 5565465 30 min
Codfather* (021) 4380783 15 min
Ocean Basket (021) 4330450 6 min
Willoughby’s (021) 4186116 6 min

SUSHI

Blowfish (021) 5565465 30 min
C.T. Fishmarket (021) 4185997 6 min
Codfather (021) 4380783 15 min
Maz (021) 4391806 7 min
Willoughby’s (021) 4186116 6 min

STEAKHOUSE

Famous Butcher’s Grill* (021) 4220880 5 min
Theo’s* (021) 4393494 6 min
The Grand Café & Beach* (021) 4250551 6 min

THAI / EASTERN

Saigon* (021) 4247667 6 min
Wangthai* (021) 4218702 7 min
Yindees* (021) 4221012 6 min
Simply Asia (021) 4264347 1 min

AFRICAN EXPERIENCE

Moyo’s at Spier* (021) 8091133 40min

DELI’S

Andiamo (021) 4213688 5 min
Giovanni’s (021) 4346893 6 min
Melissa’s (021) 4245540 7 min
La Cuccina (021) 7908008 25 min

WINEFARMS THAT OFFER LUNCHES

Backsberg (021) 8755952 45 min
Boschendal (021) 8704274 45 min
Chamonix (021) 8768400 55 min
Moreson (021) 8763055 45 min
Saxenberg (021) 9036113 45 min
Spier (021) 8091100 40 min

BELOW ARE A FEW SUGGESTIONS OF OTHER THINGS TO DO WHILST VISITING CAPE TOWN……

1. Visit a few winefarms / wine tasting / lunch (see above)
2. Visit the beaches: Camps Bay, Clifton, Llundudno,  Hout Bay, etc
3. Visit Cape Point Nature Reserve. Tel: (021) 7809010
4. See the penguins at Boulder’s Beach. Tel: (021) 7862329
5. Camel Rides in Noordhoek. Tel: (021) 7891711
6. Take the cable car up Table Mountain. Tel: (021) 4248181
7. Take the cruise to Seal Island. Tel: (021) 7914441
8. Climb Lion’s Head mountain (if you are up to it!)
9. Visit the Craft Markets: Greenmarket Square, Green Point, Hout Bay
10. Robben Island tours. Tel: (021) 4241455
11. Sunset Cruises from the Waterfront. Tel (021) 4185806 or  (021) 4191510
12. Shop at V&A Waterfront (021) 4087600, Canal Walk Mall (021) 5299699, or Cavendish Mall (021) 6575600
13. Hop on a topless bus tour around Cape Town.