The holidays are over which means it’s back to reality and back to counting those pennies. Of course, that doesn’t mean that there’s no space to treat yourself – a girl still has to eat! If come Friday you’re a little bit sick of your daily sarmie and salad then these lunch specials in Cape Town will keeping your wallet happy and your tummy full. Pop over to one of these spots for a sneaky lunch with your colleagues and get your weekend started the right way. Here are our picks of the best lunch specials in Cape Town. 

R55 Pub Lunches at Barristers – Newlands

This popular southern suburbs spot in Newlands is just the place for a casual week-day lunch with your work mates. Choose from a wide variety of pub-style meals at just R55 per meal including a free side order of either chips, wedges, baked potato, mashed potato, rice, salad, butternut & spinach or stir fry vegetables. The menu includes dishes such as Spaghetti Bolognese, chicken livers, chicken wrap, fish & chips, calamari and more. Available from 12:00 – 18:00 Monday to Sunday.

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R60 Lunch Special at Ricks Cafe Americain – Gardens

Ricks offers regular lunch patrons great new lunch specials every week … and at just R60 a pop it’s a steal! Pop in Monday to Friday from 11:00 – 17:00 and enjoy delights like spicy meatballs, grilled chicken breast wrapped in bacon, or even grilled hake fillet. There are so many options to choose from each day and Banters are welcome too!

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Da Vincis R50 Lunch Special – Gardens

Sit back on the outdoor patio or cosy up inside this favourite Kloof Street restaurant and tuck into their delicious R50 lunch special between 11:30 -16:30 Monday to Saturday. The lunch menu offers a wide range of dishes for just R50 each including burger & chips, bangers & mash, steak, egg & chips, grilled chicken breast salad, Fettuccine spaghetti and more.

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Active Sushi Lunch Specials – de Waterkant

If you love sushi then you can’t miss out on the wonderful lunch-time specials at Active Sushi. Pop in Monday to Saturday from 11:30 to 16:00 and enjoy deals like the Active 0 at R60 (10 pieces including 4 X California Rolls, 4 x Fashion Sandwiches, 2 x Roses), the Active 1 at R70 (16 pieces including 6 x Maki, 4 x California Rolls, 4 x Fashion Sandwiches, 2 x Nigiri) or the Active 2 at R80 (18 pieces including 6 x Maki, 4 x California Rolls, 4 x Fashion Sandwhich, 2 x Nigir, 2 x Roses).

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Pensioners Lunch Special at Doodles Beachfront – Big Bay

Pensioners can enjoy fabulous lunch deals at Doodles every Wednesday from 12:00 – 16:00. Enjoy a Steak, egg and chips, chicken schnitzel, beef burger, pizza, a starter calamari and many other dishes for just R49 per dish. Your starch or veggies can be replaced with a Greek salad on the side at an additional R5.

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Beerhouse Lunch Special – CBD

Beerhouse has got you covered for lunch this month, thanks to their daily weekday lunch specials. At only R50 for lunch and a 350ml Draught or soft drink you’ll be smiling all the way back to the office. The menu includes everything from sweet & sour pork to roast chicken, and lemon and rosemary Hake.

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