Who Doesn’t Love A Deal? Here Are The Best Restaurant Specials Around Cape Town

Words: Katrina Rose Wind

We are spoiled for restaurant options in Cape Town, this city can only be described as a food lovers playground.  Although most of us love to get wined and dined sometimes it’s just a little out of our budget. We’ve compiled a list of the best restaurant specials ranging from breakfast to incredible dinner deals that will keep you going all week long.

Breakfast Specials You May Not Have Heard Of

New York Bagels

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Bagels are G-d’s gift to earth, no one can argue with that. From Monday to Friday, NY Bagels has a breakfast special before 09h00. Get a coffee and a bagel or pain au chocolat for R35 or just a coffee for R18. That’s a pretty good deal if you ask us.

Location:  44 Harrington St, Zonnebloem

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Have breakfast before 09h00 and pay R40 for two eggs any way you like, a slice of your choice of bread and a coffee or orange juice. This special will definitely brighten up your day.

Location: 133 Bree Street


Manna Epicure

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Who doesn’t love a meal that’s half off? What a great way to start your morning, every morning before 09h00 order a drink and get your breakfast at 50% off.

Location: 151 Kloof Street, Gardens


Lekker Vegan

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Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Lekker Vegan has a Wake and Cake special; order two  espressos and get a chocolate cheesecake on the house.

Location: 37 Barrack Street, Corner of Harrington & Barrack Street, Zonnebloem



Kleinsky’s Deli Church Square

Kleinskys, the quintessential New York deli in the heart of Cape Town. At their Church Square location, pick up a bagel with any schmear of your choice and a coffee for R36 until 09h00. For those who don’t understand a little Yiddish, ‘schmear’ is spread i.e. cream cheese.

Location: 32 Parliament St, Cape Town City Centre


The Best Monday Restaurant Specials To Brighten Your Week

Tamboers Winkel

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Every Monday, this cosy little wine bar off of Kloof Street offers a supper club special. A meal with a glass of wine for R120; their past meals have been gnocchi with cashew cheese served with spinach, ceviche tacos, creamy cauliflower, leek and exotic mushroom penne. The meals change every week, most times vegan friendly, and sometimes they have guests chefs who prepare the supper club dinner.

Location: 3 De Lorentz St, Gardens


Unfiltered On Kloof

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Every Monday evening they offer up their delicious margarita pizzas for R50! What a steal! Don’t forget that they also offer beer on tap for R25 from 16h00 to 18h00. You’ll never want to eat pizza anywhere else on a Monday.

Location: 18 Kloof St, Gardens

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The Raptor Room

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Every Monday from 18h00-19h30 enjoy a 2-for-1 mac ‘n’ cheese special for R90! Right smack in the middle of their Happy Hour drinks special!

Location: 79 Roeland St, Zonnebloem

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On Monday’s from 12h00 to 23h00 this Bree street eatery offers half price sushi along with half price bubbly, how deliciously faaaancy!

Location: 199 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre


Lunch Deals To Get You Through The Working Day


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They are offering a pretty impressive lunch special from 12h00-18h00. Five piece tapas taster plate, a glass of wine and a coffee all for R150. This place has been on Long Street for quite a while and is known for their romantic atmosphere and great quality tapas.

Location: 84 Long St, Cape Town City Centre



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We all have a craving for Mexican from time to time. Taqueria across from The Power and The Glory offers a great special during lunch time. Get three dishes and the cheapest one is free! From 12h00-16h00. Don’t forget that they also sell baby Corona’s (Coronitas) for R18!

Location: 1, New Church St & Kloof Nek Rd, Tamboerskloof


Burger & Lobster

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Order a burger, fries and a soft drink all for R99! This special is from Monday to Friday from 12h00 to 15h00, a perfect lunch break from the office! That’s a pretty amazing restaurant special if you ask us.

Location: 105 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre


Upper Bloem

This restaurant can only be described as casual fine dining, great food in a relaxed environment. From Wednesday to Saturday, from 12h00-15h00 pay only R125 for six dishes to share! A bargain if you think about how their food is packed with colourful flavours and how wonderfully delicious it is.

Location: Shop 1, Winston Place, 65 Main Rd, Green Point



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Yes, they are on the list again. At their Church Square location grab one of their Eastcoast cheese burgers on a house baked challah bun with fries & a beer or wine for just 80 bucks. Special runs Monday till Saturday until 14h00.

Location: 32 Parliament St, Cape Town City Centre



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For their lunch special they offer up their delicious Bento box that consists of a miso soup, 4 piece prawn california, 4 piece vegetable tempura, salmon nigiri, tuna nigiri, and a salmon rose. Can you believe that all of this deliciousness is only R105? If you want a part of this deal, get there between 12h00-14h00.

Location: 14 Long St, Cape Town City Centre


Carne on Kloof

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This Cape Town staple offers up a daily lunch special that is out of this world. Any entree, main and a glass of wine for R150. Meat eaters rejoice!

Location: 153 Kloof St, Gardens


Devil’s Peak Brewery

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Every Tuesday, all day, you can get a cheeseburger and a 340ml Devil’s Peak Lager for only R75. So if you’re ever in Salt River on a Tuesday then you know where to go for lunch or dinner.

Location: 150 Cecil Rd, Salt River



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They have multiple specials on offer. A R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12h00 to 13h00 and 17h00 to 18h00. They also offer bottomless bubbly from 12h00-14h00 everyday for R150. This is the pure definition of a deal if we’ve ever heard of one.

Location:  213 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre



Maximillien Restaurant

From Mondays to Saturdays, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11h30 to 16h00, options include burgers and chips; pizza, salads, a teriyaki beef-strip wrap, a sticky chicken wrap, veg cannelloni, beef lasagne, chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips and more. Extensive list of options for a great lunch deal!

Location: 70 Kloof St, Gardens


Restaurant Specials For The Most Important Meal Of The Day- Dinner

La Tête

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This regional French restaurant has a dinner special that is a tapas style experience! A selection of starters and desserts for only R260. You can choose any 3 starters or any desserts from Tuesday through Saturday.

Location: 17 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre


Giulio’s Cafe

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Go in on a Tuesday and buy any pizza on the menu and get a free Margherita pizza. A twist on the usual 2-for-1 pizza special!

Location: 16 loop street, Cape town


Nomad Bistro

Indulge in bottomless ribs and wings on Fridays from 11am- 2pm for R99. Then from Friday evening it’s R125 and Saturday from 2pm-10pm at R125. If you love ribs and wings then this is the deal for you!

Location: 33 Waterkant St, Cape Town City Centre



Every night. Yes, you read that right, every night during the week they offer a dinner special. From 17h00 to closing you can get two pizzas or pastas and a bottle of wine for R275. *Chef’s Kiss*

Location: 90 Regent Rd, Sea Point



Treat your partner, your friend, your mom, or your auntie to a two course meal for two, plus two glasses of Boschendal red wine for only R295 on Tuesdays.

Location: 100 Shortmarket St, Cape Town City Centre




This modern Izakaya in De Waterkant offers a R270 dinner special for three courses, you can choose from the Umi (ocean) Tochi (land) and Amai (sweet) menu. Classics with a twist, think salmon with miso in an aubergine puree. What a bargain! This has to be one of the best restaurant specials out there.

Location: 49 Napier St, De Waterkant


Lou Lou’s Bar

It’s Tapas Tuesdays at Lou Lou’s! From 17h00 onwards order any four tapas for R200! Enjoy these delicious tapas in a modern chic environment, let loose and get a cocktail or two!

Location: Second floor of the Cape Quarter. 10 Jarvis St, Green Point


Ubon Urban Thai

Their Thai food is just so yummy it will keep you coming back. On Tuesdays they have an incredible special, 2 for 1! A free meal is the best meal! Order any two mains (excluding prawn and duck dishes) and get the cheapest one free.

Location: 395 Main Rd, Sea Point


Dinner + Movie At The Labia Theatre


This special is a good one because it’s not only dinner but also an experience. A dinner and a movie for two for R120! On Monday’s and Tuesday’s you have the option to eat a bowl of pasta from Societi Bistro included in the price of your movie ticket. On Thursday, it’s Knead (Kloof Street) get a burger and then head on down to the cinema. On Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday’s eat pasta at Diva Café Ristorante. A special for almost every day of the week!

Location: 68 Orange Street, Cape Town


*Prices are subject to change. 

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