Amazing Year-end Function Venues in Cape Town

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We’re counting down the remaining weeks in 2022 and there aren’t many left! Before you sail off into the sunset on some much-needed leave, bid farewell to your awesome co-workers in style by booking your office shindig at one of these year-end function venues in Cape Town. We’ve included restaurants and bars ranging from fancy to casual and relaxed. Depending on your budget and the size of your party, we’ve got you covered.

Formal & Intimate Function Venues

If you’re looking to splash out on an intimate lunch or dinner at the end of the year, we suggest one of these lush establishments.

Belly of the Beast

A truly unique experience, Belly of the Beast promises you something different and delicious. They do not have set menus or a set amount of courses, all you do is show up and trust that you’ll receive something delicious and you most definitely will.

Our recommendation: Since we can’t tell you what you’ll be experiencing, we recommend you keep an open mind, sit back and enjoy!
Book: via Dineplan

bellyofthebeast.co.za


Between Us

Located on Bree street, Between Us boasts a large dining room and balcony with majestic views of Table Mountain, making it the ideal venue to host your year-end function. It’s all in the detail at Between Us, with their customised event offerings.

Good to know: Their canapés and cocktails are divine.
Book:
079 729 5316 | email

betweenus.capetown


Blanko

Year-End Function Venues in Cape TownExperience a feast for the eyes and the palate at Constantia’s most tasteful culinary destination. Dine out on modern Italian cuisine alongside an impressive collection of sought-after artworks by some of SA’s most prolific artists.

Our recommendation: Start off with their Tempura Zucchini Blossoms — a classic!
Book: 021 795 6313 | email

blanko.co.za


Casa Labia

Take a trip to 18th century Venice at Casa Labia, in Muizenberg. With unparalleled views of the Atlantic Ocean, Casa Labia is truly a treat. You can hire out separate rooms depending on the occasion and size of your party.

Our recommendation: Hire out the dining room (10-30 guest capacity) for a special, intimate meal.
Book: 021 1280 3119 | email

casalabia.com


Lily’s – Mouille Point

Breeze into Mouille Point’s neighbourhood ‘happy place’ for uncomplicated fare, served fresh in a fashion-forward yet friendly setting. Lily’s is stylish and contemporary with a great menu to choose from.

Good to know: Delicious food and an uncompromised view of the Atlantic.
Book: 021 204 8545 | email

lilysrestaurant.co.za


Pot Luck Club

The Pot Luck Club offers a special intimate dining experience of artfully crafted small plates that are perfect for sharing. They offer both lunch and dinner services or a brunch service on Sundays.

Our recommendation: We’ve only heard good things about their fish sliders!
Book: o21 447 0804 | via Dineplan

potluckclub.co.za


Salsify

Expect the unexpected at Salsify. Situated in the historic Roundhouse building in Camps Bay, Salsify promises not only a delicious and enjoyable meal, but an experience of nuanced flavours and culinary technique.

Our recommendation: The 7-course seasonal menu
Book: 021 010 6444 | email

salsify.co.za


The Black Sheep

One of Kloof Street’s stalwart restaurants, The Black Sheep promises delicious seasonal dishes, cooked impeccably.

Our recommendation: They’ve perfected the fried chicken burger. 
Book:
 021 426 2661 | email

blacksheeprestaurant.co.za


TRYN at Steenberg

TRYN at Steenberg is a stunning and sophisticated venue for your year-end function. Expect delicious cuisine with influences of the Cape, in one of the southern suburb’s most beautiful settings. They have dedicated year-end function menus, including a three-course menu hosted in the TRYN Private Dining Room.

Our recommendation: Their seafood dishes are exceptional.
Book:
087 357 0637 | email

steenbergfarm.com


Casual Function Venues in Cape Town

If you’re looking for somewhere more easy-going and relaxed that accommodates a larger group of people, these spots guarantee a good time.

Deus Ex Machina

Deus Ex Machina in Hout Bay offers plenty of space for a festive lunch party while enjoying delicious food and great beers. There is a cocktail bar, restaurant and bakery with plenty of inside and outside space.

Our recommendation: Their gourmet sandos are a treat.
Book:
021 569 0625 | email

deushomestead.co.za


ëlgr

ëlgr delivers a memorable dining experience in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Their outdoor bar area is perfect for a relaxed evening of unwinding and celebrating the end of the year.

Our recommendation: Their woodfired pizzas are a marvel and offer unusual, yet delicious flavour combinations.
Book: 021 422 0384 | email | via Dineplan

elgr.co.za


Kloof Street House

Cape Town restaurants with fireplacesKloof Street house is one of those dreamy restaurants you can visit for any occasion. The simple, French-inspired menu will have something for everyone. The decor is opulent, making it great for a special occasion.

Our recommendation: One of their signature cocktails will start the party.
Book: 021 423 4413 | email | reservation

kloofstreethouse.co.za


La Parada

year end eventsLa Parada offers tapas, inspired by Spanish heritage but curated for the South African palate. Their set function menu allows you you to sit back, relax and enjoy delicious tapas without the hassle of ordering for the table.

Our recommendation: The cauliflower popcorn is to die for!
Book: Make a reservation at any location here.        

laparada.co.za


The Athletic Club & Social

If your year-end function is bound to end with a boogie, The Athletic Club & Social is for you. With incredible sharing plates and tapas, you can start your evening in the dining room and migrate upstairs for a post-dinner cocktail and boogie.

Our recommendation: Their espresso martinis are the best in town!
Book: 0840875566 | email

theathletic.co.za


The Cellars-Hohenort

Located in the historical Constantia Valley, The Cellars-Hohenort is the perfect destination to conclude the year’s work, build team spirit and entertain clients. Ideal for a more casual, yet elegant celebration, guests are invited to spread out under the ancient camphor trees and enjoy a freshly prepared picnic basket. Those who prefer a sit-down occasion may book a three-course festive-themed lunch or dinner.

Our recommendation: Their Grilled Outeniqua springbok loin main is delicious. | vegetarian offerings also available
Book: 021 794 2137 | email

thecellars-hohenorthotel.com


The Grand Pavilion

The Grand Pavilion is the perfect spot for a year-end bash. With its gorgeous views of the Atlantic and prime position for a picturesque Capetonian sunset, this venue is guaranteed to make you feel ready for holiday.

Our recommendation: For a more swanky affair, Harry’s Bar is the place.
Book: 021 206 6360 | email | via Dineplan

grandpavilion.co.za


The Lawns at The Roundhouse

Enjoy beautiful views of Camps Bay at this all-day, any-occasion restaurant. Perfect for long, lingering Summer lunches! Venue hire is available if you are a bigger party or book one of their picnic spots for a more intimate affair.

Our recommendation: Their woodfired pizzas are perfect for a relaxed lunch.
Book: 021 438 4347 | email

thelawnsct.co.za


Tigers Milk (Various locations)

year end eventsImagine kicking back, sipping on an ice-cold Part Wolf or Tiger’s Milk Lager, eating some gourmet goodness and soaking up the vibe with some solid tunes and even better company.

Our recommendation: You can’t go wrong with their burgers – delicious!
Book: email | make a reservation at one of their locations here.

tigersmilk.co.za


Function Venues Outside of Cape Town

It’s always special to make a day of it! Hire a shuttle and take your staff out to the Winelands for a special lunch or picnic.

CHORUS

Bertus Basson’s latest venture, CHORUS, focuses on seasonal cooking. Located in Waterkloof Wine Estate in Stellenbosch, fantastic wines can be expected, along with beautifully prepared food and stellar mountain views.

Good to know: They have a seasonal four and six-course menu.
Book: 021 007 4230 | email | via Dineplan

bertusbasson.com


Flavours at Devon Valley

Flavours at Devon Valley Hotel is one of the Winelands most celebrated destinations. Expect authentic, contemporary Cape cuisine in a picturesque setting. Ideal for small or larger gatherings, Flavours is the perfect day out.

Our recommendation: Don’t leave without trying their Hazelnut Crème Brûlée
Book: 021 865 2012 | email

devonvalleyhotel.com


Grande Provence (Franschhoek)

Year-End Function Venues in Cape Town Grande-Provence-Jonkershuis-Booking your year-end function in Franschhoek ensures a stunning day out in the Winelands. At Grande Provence, you’ll experience gorgeous surroundings, excellent wine and fine dining food. Choose from their set menus for your office function.

Good to know: Stunning garden and vineyard surroundings dotted with artworks.
Book:
021 876 8600 | email

grandeprovence.co.za


Greenhouse at Babylonstoren

Make a day of it and take your staff for a walk around Babylonstoren’s beautiful gardens. Settle at the Greenhouse, afterwards for a fresh lunch of all the best seasonal produce their garden has. Group events at the Greenhouse and Spice House offer a truly memorable experience!

Our recommendation: Make time for a leisurely stroll around the gardens – they truly are a marvel.
Book: 021 863 3852 | email

babylonstoren.com


The Table at De Meye

Always a treat, The Table at De Meye not only offers beautiful scenery, but exceptional farm-to-table food served family style. If you’re looking to take your staff out of the city for a delightful culinary experience, this is the place.

Our recommendation: The De Meye wines are delicious – it’s worth the Uber trip.
Book: 072 696 0530 | email | via Dineplan

thetablerestaurant.co.za


The Werf Picnics at Boschendal

Celebrate the summer with an outdoor picnic of the best available seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients. Guests receive a basket filled with delicious eats and treats, ready to share in one of the most picturesque Wineland settings.

Good to know: Vegan options are available.
Book:
021 870 4273 | email

boschendal.com


Vadas Smokehouse

Vadas has several excellent corporate and company event venues to round off your year, celebrate your team’s achievements and treat them, here. For groups larger than ten, food is served family-style to encourage sharing and easy conversation. For parties of twenty guests or more, you can pre-order from their á la carte menu two days in advance.

Good to know: Their pasteis de nata are out of this world.
Book:
021 809 1137 | email

vadas.co.za

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