Winter Restaurant Specials in Cape Town

Words: Crush

It’s no secret that Cape Town boasts some of the best restaurants in South Africa. But, for some of us mere (local) mortals, visiting them regularly can put a strain on the financial coffers. Luckily some of our best-loved eateries have some amazing winter restaurant specials that you should definitely take advantage of. We round up some of our favourites…

Winter Restaurant Specials In And Around Cape Town

Atlantic Seaboard

We round up the best winter specials from Seapoint to Camps Bay.


winter restaurant specialsThis fashion-forward all-day eatery is a favourite amongst Atlantic Seaboard locals and they are back with another round of delectable winter specials this year.

Their specials menu has a wide variety of delicious main meals from prawn curry to pepper crusted fillet. Their chicken dishes are especially tempting with a hot honey fried chicken burger or warm chicken cobb salad. Beautiful wine selections are also on offer, by the glass and bottle.

When: Mon-Sun: 07h00-22h00
What: Main Course special
Where: Shop 1, East-West Building, corner Beach Rd and Surrey Place, Mouille Point
Price: R195 – R235
Runs until: 
Contact: 021 204 8545

Salsify at the Roundhouse

Salsify at the Roundhouse is offering an incredible winter special available for a limited time. They are offering 4 different options of 4-course meals that Chef Ryan Cole has designed showcasing his favourite micro seasonal produce.

When: Tues – Sat 12h30 – 21h00 | Sun 12h30 – 17h00
What: 4-course lunch, with an option to add a wine pairing.
Where: The Roundhouse, Roundhouse Road, Camps Bay
Price: R400 per person
Runs Until: 31st July 2021
Contact: 021 010 6444

The Bungalow


The Bungalow’s extraordinary setting invites you to get up close and personal in the elegant glow of Cape Town’s signature sunset over the sea. Enjoy a splash of golden bubbly before tucking into a hearty selection of winter specials.

The winter special menu items include rump espetada, prawn pasta and fragrant butter chicken curry. Make sure to peruse the wine lists for a who’s who list of local favourites.

When: Mon – Sun: 12h00 – 21h30
What: Selected special menu items plus two and three-course set menus.
Where: Glen Country Club, 3 Victoria Road, Clifton
Price: R195 to R340
Runs until: August 2021
Contact: 021 438 2018

Bobo’s Brasserie

Bobo’s Brasserie is all about French bistro classics, matched by the restaurant’s plush interiors filled with whimsical touches. Soak up all the old-world comforts with stylish, contemporary dishes including Chef Amber May’s delectable white fish Provençal. As part of their winter specials, they are offering a 2-course or 3 -course set menu with choices ranging from a starter of salt & pepper squid to aged rump steak for a main. 

When: Mon – Sun: 12h00 – 22h30
What: Winter special dishes
Where: 1 Two Oceans Beach, Beach Rd, Mouille Point, Cape Town
Price: R275 – R320
Runs Until: August 2021
Contact: 021 439 9027

Den Anker – V&A Waterfront

Den Anker is a Cape Town and Waterfront stalwart. The restaurant is known for its amazing mussels and selection of craft beers but it’s so much more than that. They have an incredible winter special running that you really shouldn’t miss! Enjoy a combination of 2 winter main meals for R225. Meals include their classic West Coast mussels with frites, pork belly roast with mash or a Wagyu burger and frites. They are also running specials on some select beverages including a buy-one- get-one-free Anker brew.

When: 11h00 – 22h30 kitchen & 11h00
What: Winter special dishes 2 meals for R225
Where: Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Price: R225
Runs Until: August 2021
Contact: 021 419 0249


Year-End Function Venues in Cape TownParanga’s luxurious interior, set on Camps Bay’s platinum mile, is matched by its culinary benchmark dishes. Winter specials include two and three-course set menus, as well as some select à la carte dishes as well. The winter set menu caters for two courses at R275 per person and three courses at R320 per person.

Choose from a venison carpaccio or crispy goat cheese salad to start, with a vegetarian option on offer as well. Mains offer pan-roasted white fish, grilled rump or spring pea risotto, complemented by either passion fruit tart or a caramel chocolate ice cream temptation. A special winter wine list offers wine deals to enhance the flavour. 

When: Mon – Sun: 12h00 – 22h30
What: Two and three-course set menu
Where: Shop 1, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Price: R275 and R320 respectively
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Contact: 021 438 0404


winter restaurant specialsOne of the things we love about winter is the gorgeous sunsets. Join Bilboa on the Camps Bay strip to soak up the views, while tucking into their amazing winter restaurant specials. On offer is a 2 or 3-course menu.

Starter options include kataifi-crusted prawns or roasted red pepper hummus with dukkah and flatbread. Mains offer crispy skin sea bass, za’atar chicken cutlets and prawn & coconut curry to name a few. Finish off the meal with either a sticky date pudding or crème brûlée. 

When: Mon-Sun: 12h00-22h30
What: 2-course or 3-course menu
Where: Shop 120, First Floor, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Price: R275 & R320 per person respectively
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Contact: 021 286 5155


Zenzero-1x5Zenzero spices up Cape Town’s sunset strip with Italian fare. Allow them to wrap you up in warmth and remind you why it’s good to be in the Mother City any time of the year. Paying homage to Italy, the popular seaside address captures all the flavours of the heart and is offering two and three-course winter specials to keep you cosy.

Select from options like spring gnocchi, beef carpaccio or crispy fried baby squid for starters; chicken piccata, aged rump or tagliatelle for mains and finish off with tiramisu or a chocolate pot de crème. Pair with wine specials from estates like Kleine Zalze and RAKA or any of the other superior selections.

When: Monday – Sunday: 09h00 – 21h30
What: 2 or 3-course menu
Where: Shop 2A, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Price: R265 & R325 respectively
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Contact: 021 438 0007


Enjoy a night (or day) on the town with these specials warming up the CBD this winter.

Tjing Tjiing Momiji

Tjing Tjing Momiji is offering a full Japanese Kaiseki experience at a reduced price of R595 pp this winter. Kaiseki is about celebrating and respecting season and place, structure, technique and above all, striving for balance. Tjing Tjing Momiji’s passion for modern Japanese culture and cuisine coupled with the chef’s creativity and personalities result in a truly unique and delicious experience. Tjing Tjing never fails to deliver on service and impeccable cuisine.

When: Thurs-Sat evenings
What: Full Japanese Kaiseki experience
Where: 165 Longmarket Street
Price: R595 pp with optional wine pairing available
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Contact: 021 422 4920

Mount Nelson

The iconic Mount Nelson Hotel’s newly released winter menus are full of much-loved classic dishes that are perfect for chilly Cape Town evenings. Enjoy Chef Rudi’s famous three cheese fondue made with gruyere, emmentaler and mature cheddar or the winter warmer chicken curry served with potato samosas, flaky rotis, fragrant basmati rice and home-made pickles and achars. After dinner, head over to the Planet Bar for a Celebration of Cognac and Chocolate — enjoy the complex aromas of Hennessy VSOP with a flight of homemade chocolate truffles for R175 per person.

When: Fri-Sun from 12h00
What: Winter warmer menu and Planet Bar special
Where: 76 Orange Street, Gardens
Price: R175 pp for Cognac & Chocolate Celebration
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Contact: 021 483 1000

Kloof Street House

This local favourite has a delicious 2 or 3-course winter lunch menu running every week for the chilly season. The menu includes various items per course, with at least one vegetarian dish to choose from. Items include pan-fried Patagonian calamari with harissa aioli, grass-fed beef burgers with mature cheddar and rustic cut fries, vegan herb risotto with romesco sauce and truffled wild mushrooms, plus a choice of dessert.

When: Tues – Sat: 12h00 –17h00
What: 2 or 3-course menu
Where: 30 Kloof Street, Gardens
Price: R195 or R225 respectively
Runs Until: August 2021
Contact: 021 423 4413


Get comfy by the crackling fire at Asoka and enjoy the relaxed, warm vibe the restaurant has to offer. This winter, they are serving up a tasty 3-course dinner special with plenty of incredible dishes to choose from. Teriyaki wild mushroom dumplings, Asian beef tartare and vegetarian butter curry are just some of what’s on offer at this popular Cape Town spot.

When: Mon-Sat 17h00-23h00
What: Three dishes
Where: 68 Kloof St, Gardens
Price: R195
Runs until: Indefinitely
Contact: 021 424 2100

Burger & Lobster

winter restaurant specials Burger and LobsterThis vibey restaurant on Bree is offering up a really sweet winter special deal. On Mondays, you can enjoy two select burgers for R169. On offer is their famous Cape Town burger and their buttermilk fried chicken burger. Vegan and vegetarian options are available upon request. This is a goodie!

When: Mon-Sun: 12h00-22h30
What: Burger Special on Monday
Where: 105 Bree St
Price: R169 per person
Runs Until: Indefinitely

Tiger’s Milk

winter restaurant specialsTiger’s Milk has become one of the most well-loved Capetonian hangouts, with multiple branches to choose from. Join any of the Tiger’s Milk branches for their   2-for-1 burger specials on Mondays, or their 2-for-1 steak specials on Thursdays. They also run a daily 2-for-1 drink specials on selected beers and wine and a 2-for-1 Monday special where you can buy one cheese or mushroom burger and get one free.

When: Burger special on Mondays, drink special daily from 16h00-19h00
What: Two for one burger special and two for one drink special
Where: Tigers Milk locations
Price: Two for one
Runs until: Indefinitely


In addition to some specials on select burgers, Hudsons is running a Nacho Average Wednesday with specials on frozen margaritas, cheese nachos and chicken nachos. This Hump Day special will keep you going till the weekend. Perfect for a chilled night out with friends (and lots of margaritas)!

When: All day Wednesdays
What: Nacho Average Wednesday
Where: Locations
Price: Half Price
Runs Until: Indefinitely

Southern Suburbs

Plan a trip to the burbs this winter for these belly-warming treats.


winter restaurant specialsThis contemporary space offers simple yet elegant Italian fare. Blanko brings together classic Italian flavours, executed in a sophisticated and refined style.

Winter special selection dishes include slow braised lamb, lemony tortellini soup and grilled chicken and herb orzo. The winter set menu is available with 2 and 3-course options. There is a roll call of tasty choices from truffle porcini arancini to crispy prawns for starters, whitefish, grilled baby squid and spring pea risotto for main and wickedly delicious chocolate mousse and baked Alaska to finish.

When: Mon-Sun: 12h00-21h30
What: Selected special menu items & 2 and 3-course menus
Where: Alphen Boutique Hotel, Alphen Drive, Constantia
Runs until: 31 August 2021
Price: R255 & R295 pp respectively
Contact: 021 795 6300

Constantia Glen

Stave off the winter blues with one of Constantia Glen’s special offers. On Mondays and Tuesdays, you can enjoy half-price Flammkuchen (flatbread) or a complimentary flagship wine tasting with any main meal or signature platter. If you need a mid-week pick-me-up, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine with every main meal or platter on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Start your weekend the right way, with their Friday dessert special of a complimentary dessert with your order of any two main meals. With options from an indulgent chocolate fondant topped with a cherry coulis, served with homemade crème frâiche ice cream to a classic Don Pedro, you’ll definitely leave happy as Larry.

When: Mon – Thurs 10h00-17h00 | Fri-Sat 10h00 – 20h00
What: Half price Flammkuchen | Complimentary glass of wine | Complimentary dessert
Where: Constantia Main Road, Constantia
Price: Varies
Runs until: 30 August 2021
Contact: 021 795 5639

Bistro Sixteen82

winter restaurant specialsWarm up this winter with a menu brimming with value and Chef Kerry Kilpin’s exciting seasonal tweaks at Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg’s trendy cellar door restaurant in Constantia. For an indulgent lunch of neo-bistro comfort food, there’s a special Hearty & Homely Menu offering 2, 3 or 4-course lunch menus. Chef Kerry’s lip-smacking trio of starters, mains and desserts gives you ample to choose from.

Vintner’s Breakfast is another one of Bistro Sixteen82’s winter restaurant specials, including a glass of Steenberg bubbly with your choice of signature classics on the breakfast menu, including tea or coffee, followed by a cellar tour and wine tasting.

The chef’s special Tapas Menu Selection of five tapas dishes for two people sharing is ideal as a casual, yet sophisticated early supper.

When: Daily
What: Two, three or four-course meal, tapas menu, breakfast special with cellar tour.
Where: Steenberg Rd, Tokai
Price: R275 or R315 or R350 respectively. For tapas R355, Vintner’s Breakfast R215
Runs until: 30 September 2021
Contact: 021 713 2211


A meal in the winelands is always a treat. These specials will make it that much sweeter!

Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery at Spier

Vadas Smokehouse & Bakery, situated on the beautiful Spier Wine Farm, will be running a delicious winter special on their breakfast menu. Enjoy half price breakfasts from Monday to Friday between 9h00 and 11h00. Their sourdough waffles with cream cheese, smoked trout and capers are to die for and their eggs Benedict is the perfect brunch time treat.

When: Mon-Fri 9h00-11h00
What: Half-price Breakfasts (excludes bakery and beverage items)
Where: Spier Wine Estate, R310, Baden Powell Dr, Stellenbosch
Runs Until: 30 August 2019
Price: Half price breakfast
Contact: 021 809 1137


Located in the gorgeous Le Quartier Français courtyard, Protégé exudes the same excellence the La Colombe group is renowned for.  They are running Social Sunday Suppers where a select menu is available with items for only R75.

Menu items include Wagyu dumplings, celeriac risotto, Asian pork roti and tuna sashimi. Take advantage of this incredible offer on Sundays from 4pm.

When: Sun from 16h00
What: Social Sunday Suppers
Where: 18 Huguenot Rd, Franschhoek
Runs Until: 31 August 2019
Price: R75 per plate
Contact: 021 224 0801

La Petite Colombe at Leeu Estates

La Petite Colombe Winter SpecialCelebrate the beauty of Franschhoek at La Petite Colombe. This stunning new location is nestled in the midst of vineyards and manicured landscapes on the majestic Leeu Estate. Head Chef John Norris-Rogers has expertly crafted an incredible 9-course menu for their winter special this year. Saldanha Bay oysters, Purdon Wagyu and dry-aged duck all form part of this tasting experience. Treat yourself and someone special to some of the Cape’s finest food and wine.

When: Mon-Sun 12h00 – 13h00 | 17h30 – 19h30
What: 9-course tasting menu, available for lunch or dinner
Where: Leeu Estates, Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Price: Lunch is R695, Dinner is R795 with optional beverage flight for R435 per person.
Contact: 021 202 3395


Epice Winter Specials Cape TownEpice – derived from the French word Épice meaning spice (and is pronounced eh-peace) – is an intimate fine dining restaurant located at Le Quartier Français, Franschhoek. Head Chef Charné Sampson serves an array of curated dishes, inspired by the team’s culinary expedition to India, as well as cuisine from Spain, Japan, Mexico, Denmark and the United States. Epice is offering an incredible 7-course winter special for R595 per person. A flavour-filled experience, you will enjoy dishes such as anise & sweet potato, beef drippings, coriander and cumin to start, with a meat course of wagyu short rib roti, ginger and chilli. Take advantage of this incredible special to go on a culinary journey.

When: Mon-Sun 12h00 – 13h00 | 17h30 – 19h30
What: Lunch, Fri-Sun | Dinner, Wed-Sun
Where: Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek
Runs Until: 31 August 2021
Price: R595 pp with an optional beverage flight for R395 pp.
Contact: 021 492 4044

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