Date Night! Romantic Restaurants in the South Peninsula

14 February is the biggest date night of the year, however it doesn’t mean it is the only night to find a romantic restaurant and spend time with your loved one.  Many Cape Town City Restaurants are crowded and busy especially on the 14 February!  Why not get out of the City and head south. You could be at a stylishly romantic restaurant in 30 minutes !

Here is the current Cape Point Route choice of restaurants in the south for Date Night (All Year Round!) – in no particular order.

The Foodbarn Restaurant, Noordhoek Farm Village, Noordhoek
Probably the best value fine dining in the south, without the pretentious air. The food is good looking, natural, tasty, characterful and with a flair and a zest that comes from a French Chef! You can’t go wrong on date night! Tel 021 789 1390

The Foodbarn Restaurant

Pure at Hout Bay Manor, Hout Bay
Classy, romantic with creams, white & marble to set the tone of your evening. Try and book a seat on the terrace if it’s a beautiful evening. The Manor Bar offers good cocktails for a pre-dinner drink option and look out for specials throughout the year & on special occasions.  Tel 021 791 9393

Pure Restaurant at Hout Bay Manor

Chapmans Peak Hotel Restaurant, Hout Bay
This lovely old hotel is a stalwart when it comes to date night. It’s a relaxed atmosphere in a spectacular setting , that’s perfect for evening sundowners on the outside deck. Watch the sun set before you tackle the extensive wine list to select a vintage for your date and your meal. Solidly reliable for date night! Tel 021 790 1036

Chapmans Peak Hotel Restaurant

Cape Point Vineyards Restaurant, Noordhoek
It doesn’t get much better than this for a sundowner setting and you will be sure to impress your date with your choice of such a romantic setting. The Chef believes in uncomplicated dishes prepared with outstanding ingredients so your food is sorted. Tel 021 789 0900

Cape Point Vineyards Restaurant

Wharfside Grill at Mariner’s Wharf, Hout Bay
Mariner’s Wharf at Hout Bay Harbour is well known for it’s seafood, harbourside ambience and great views. Have a nautical cocktail in the Crayclub and then adjourn to the deck for dinner or book a private cabin. Tel 021 790 1100

Wharfside Grill at Mariners Wharf

Black Marlin Restaurant, Simon’s Town
This historical building was once a whaling station but is perfect setting for an evening experience with the moon glistening on the sea. A legend in the Cape Town Restaurant scene, due to its location and closeness to the sea for fresh fish (seafood is their speciality) Tel 021 786 1621

Black Marlin Restaurant

When all is said and done, Harbour House is an old faithful for romantic evenings. The setting on the rocks at Kalk Bay harbour has charm and character and unforgettable seascapes all year round. The decor is simple and elegant, the food is fresh, classic and delicious. A perfect Date night. Tel 021 788 4133

Harbour House, Kalk Bay

Cape to Cuba, Kalk Bay
As the name suggests, this Restaurant & Bar is Cuban themed with a laidback Caribbean decor feel. Teh Che Bar is popular for sundowners (complete with sea sand at your feet!) and classic Cuban Cocktails. It’s vibey, it’s funky, there is great tapas- a lovely idea to share your food on date night! Tel 021 788 1566

Cape to Cuba

Satori, Kalk Bay
This restaurant is a winner for date night. The staff are wonderfully attentive and help create the lovely relaxed atmosphere. The night time ambience is delightful with soft lighting, lots of candles & strings of fairy lights. There’s a good selection of Italian meals in addition to the pizzas. Tel 021 788 1123

Satori, Kalk Bay

Tiger’s Milk, Muizenberg
The newest restaurant in the southern hood, this is a great option for pizza, burgers and classic food. Although the concept is “dude food”, it’s an easy uncomplicated option for date night. There’s a lovely view over Muizenberg beach and check if there is live music if you enjoy your tunes! Tel 021 788 1869

Tigers Milk, Muizenberg

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