It might be bitterly cold outside but that’s no excuse to stay home on the couch all winter! There are so many great restaurants to explore in Cape Town and loads of them have fabulous winter specials that will keep your wallet happy and your tummy warm and full during the cooler months. Here is our ultimate Cape Town (and surrounds) winter restaurant specials list for 2017!
Please note: These specials were curated by the WomenStuff team and were correct at time of publication. All specials included have been shown as advertised by the restaurants and we cannot guarantee specials – this list is to be used merely as a guide.
Southern Sun Cape Sun – City Bowl
Enjoy bottomless soup at Tsogo Sun’s Southern Sun Cape Sun Hotel on Strand Street this winter! Every weekday between 12:00 and 14:30 guests can enjoy a delicious trio of soups and a selection of bread for only R65 per person. Eat as much as you can and enjoy delights like Lobster Bisque and Smoked Tomato Consommé. Click here for more information.
Yuzu – City Bowl
Yuzu is currently running a rocking Ramen special. Pop in and enjoy a delicious tofu, chicken or pork belly ramen and a beer, glass of wine, or cider of your choice for just R99. On Sundays pay them a visit for half price sushi all day. Click here for more information.
The Quarterdeck, at The Portswood Hotel – V&A Waterfront
If you’re craving a Sunday braai this winter then you check out The Quarterdeck’s weekly braai special. Join the restaurant for a braai every Sunday from 12:00 – 15:00 and tuck into a delicious braai buffet at just R165 per person, kids under 12 eat at half price. On the braai you’ll find delights like Marinated Chops, Whole Peppered Sirloin, and Coriander Spiced Boerewors accompanied by a wide range of sides including Chilli Garlic Loaf, Pap Tert, Baby Potatoes, and Traditional Greek Salad. Click here for more information.
Blanko, Alphen Boutique Hotel – Constantia
The Italian-style eatery is offering a delicious two-course or three-course winter set menu including dishes like potato gnocchi, sirloin, mushroom risotto, Dutch pancakes and Tiramisu cookies with Frangelico ice cream. Diners can enjoy two courses for R220 or three courses for R260 per person. The special is valid until August 2017. They also have a range of a la carte menu specials. Click here for more information.
Cape Town Fish Market – Nationwide
There is a wide range of weekday specials to enjoy at Cape Town Fish Market this winter. On Mondays, diners can enjoy fish and chips (200g) or any hamburger with chips and onion rings for R50. Every Tuesday sushi lovers can take advantage of the 50% discount on classic sushi and 25% off any sushi platters specials. Wednesdays enjoy a Fish Hoek platter for one (includes fish cakes, calamari and hake) for R99, or a Granger Bay platter for two (including mussels, calamari, hake and fish cakes) for R199. Sushi lovers are also spoiled on Thursdays with a range of specials on platters including the St Helena Bay platter (including two salmon and two prawn fashion sandwiches, six salmon roses, four tuna inside-out rolls and four California rolls) at just R189 and the Grotto Bay platter (including prawn fashion sandwiches, salmon roses and salmon California rolls) for R89. Click here for more information.
The Hussar Grill – Nationwide
Lunch time has never been this tempting – pop into The Hussar Grill for lunch from 12:00 – 17:00, Monday to Saturday and enjoy a two-course winter lunch for R125! The special includes a starter of either peri-peri chicken livers, calamari, or tomato soup and a choice of mains including rump steak, parmesan chicken. or fried calamari. Click here for more information.
Panarottis – Nationwide
Early risers will love the weekday breakfast special at Panarottis. Served until 11:00 daily diners can order their choice of the Grilled Supremo breakfast, traditional breakfast-on-pizza, or Mexican breakfast-on-pizza for just R29.90. On Tuesdays, pizza lovers will receive a free standard pizza or pasta free when ordering a standard-size pizza or pasta. You can also upsize to a large pizza for an extra R20 per pizza. On Thursdays, you’ll need to arrive hungry as the pizza joint is offering eat-as-much-as-you-can pizza for just R89.90 per person from 17:00. Click here for more information.
Con Brio Bistro – Vredehoek
The cosy eatery is currently running a dinner special offering any two dishes from the menu for R150, or a starter, main and dessert for R180. Visit on Tuesdays and you can also enjoy their two-for-one burger special. The winter dinner special is available until 30 September 2017. Click here for more information.
Spur – nationwide
Spur is offering a wide range of specials this winter. On Mondays tuck into the Classic R50 Burger special (Your choice of a single original Spur Beef (160g), Chicken, Rib OR Soya Burger (served with Spur-style onion rings and chips) for R50! Finish off your meal with the 50th Birthday Waffle offer (enjoy a classic Spur waffle for only R19,67 on Mondays!). Meat lovers won’t want to miss out on the legendary rib special; until 30th June diners can tuck into 400g of Legendary Spur Ribs for only 94.90 or top it up to a 600g Pork Ribs for R134.90! Click here for more information.
Jamaica Me Crazy – Woodstock
On Mondays, diners can enjoy a buy-one-get-one-free deal on selected burgers, pizzas, SAB beers, house wines and chilli poppers at Jamaica Me Crazy. Click here for more information.
Col’Cacchio Pizzeria – Nationwide
Pizza lovers, start off your week the right way with a delicious lunch or dinner at Col’Cacchio. On Mondays, diners will receive the lowest-priced pizza free when ordering any gourmet pizza. The special runs all day on Mondays from now until 31 August 2017 at all branches of Col’Cacchio and is valid for sit-down and collection only. Click here for more information.
Sotano – Mouillie Point
On Wednesdays, head to Sotano to enjoy their two-for-one lamb burger special for R90 from 17:00. Click here for more information.
Bistro 1682, Steenberg – Constantia
This winter, diners can enjoy a chef’s selection of five tapas dishes to share per couple for just R300. Dishes on the tapas menu include Creamy Broccoli & Herb Soup, Fish Pot Stickers, Chicken Wing Trinchado, and more. The offer is valid until September 2017 and is available to tables of 10 or less. Click here for more information.
The Roundhouse – Camps Bay
Visit this swanky spot in winter and enjoy a four-course meal for just R395 per person or a four-course meal with wine pairing for R595 per person. The menu includes delights like Spiced Hake in a carrot and cashew puree, Beef Sirloin served with gnocchi, grilled broccoli and mushroom sauce, and a souffle of the day. The special is valid until September 2017. Click here for more information.
Cin Cin Restaurant, Colosseum Hotel – Century City
This special is perfect for couples, every day hungry customers can enjoy a combo special to share with just 500g ribs, 500g chicken and two SAB beers for R150. On Wednesdays, diners can enjoy a seafood platter with a glass of house white wine for R149. They’ve also got a great weekend special on Fridays and Saturdays from 18:00 to 22:00 with a winter potjiekos menu featuring various potjies served with sambals and a complimentary glass of house wine from R85. Specials are valid until 30 September 2017. Click here for more information.
HQ – City Bowl
Monday night is twice as nice at HQ – enjoy a two-for-one deal on HQ’s signature sirloin steak with chips. The eatery is pretty full on Mondays so make sure you book! Tuesday night is date night and couples can order two salads, two steaks with chips, and two glasses of Boschendal Red wine for R280 per couple. on Thursdays pop in for a vibe and half-price tapas on the bar snack menu. Click here for more information.
The Stack – Gardens
Visit the stack for a divine winter lunch and dinner menu. From Monday to Saturday enjoy a two-course lunch for R195 per person or a 3-course lunch for R235 per person. From Monday to Thursday you can also enjoy the same menu for dinner at R195 per person for a two-course dinner or R235 per person for a three-course dinner. Click here for more information.
Botany Café, President Hotel – Bantry Bay
Visitors can enjoy the winter warmer hot pot special at Botany Café at R69 per person from 10:00 to 18:00 daily. There’s a different hot pot dish served every day and dishes include delights like a Cape Seafood Chowder, Pepper Steak Pot Pies, Oxtail and Barley Soup, and much more. The special runs until 31 August 2017. Click here for more information.
Paranga – Camps Bay
Paranga’s winter special offers two courses for R250 or three courses for R300. The menu includes dishes like Spicy Chicken Livers, Butternut Risotto, Chocolate Tart and Tiramisu. The special is valid until 31 August 2017. Click here for more information.
La Belle Bistro and Bakery – Camps Bay
Enjoy a two-course or three-course lunch or dinner menu special at this delightful eatery this winter. The menu includes dishes like Cape Malay Mussels, Roast Chicken, Grilled Sirloin, Sticky Banana Bread Pudding, and Chocolate Tart. The two-course menu will set you back R190 per person while the three-course menu is priced at R230 per person. The special runs until August 2017. Click here for more information.
The Bungalow – Clifton
The seaside eatery is offering a delicious two-course or three-course meal special this winter. Choose from dishes like Crayfish Bisque, Fish & Chips, Thai Mushroom Curry, and Malva Pudding and pay only R200 for a 2-course meal or R240 for a 3-course meal. Offer is valid until August 2017. Click here for more information.
Pepenero, Mouille Point
Set menus are all the rage this winter and this divine winter set menu at R180 for two courses or R220 for three courses is not to be missed. The menu includes winter warmers like Tuscan Tomato Soup, Cannelloni, Line Fish, Pannacotta Ice Cream, Meringues and is available every day until 30 August 2017. Click here for more information.
Foxcroft Restaurant and Bakery – Constantia
Head through to the popular Foxcraft and enjoy a four-course meal for R295 per person. The menu includes fresh oysters, Crispy Squid, Duck with Fermented Plum and Gypsy Tart with passion fruit sorbet and citrus salt. The special is valid until August 2017. Click here for more information.
Azure Restaurant, The Twelve Apostles Hotel – Camps Bay
Dinner and a movie will never be the same once you try this winter special at the 12 Apostles. Enjoy a three-course dinner followed by a movie in their private 16-seater movie theatre (with complimentary sweets and popcorn, as well as a milkshake or hot chocolate) for just R525 per person. The special is valid daily until 31 September 2017. Click here for more information.
Square Restaurant, The Vineyard Hotel – Newlands
The elegant Square Restaurant is offering a two-course dinner menu for just R250 per person and a three-course lunch for just R285 per person this winter. On the menu, you’ll find dishes like soup of the day, Grilled Cape Winelands Kassler, Rooibos Crème Brulee and Cape Date & Walnut Brandy pudding. The special is served between 18:00 to 22:00 and the menu changes each week. The special is daily available until 30 September 2017. Click here for more information.
Tobago’s Restaurant, Radisson Blu – Granger Bay
Love curry? Visit Tobago’s for a delicious curry lunch special for R145 per person. Choose from a selection of vegetable, lamb or chicken curry served with rice, a roti, a poppadum and sambals. The special is valid Monday to Saturday from 12:30 to 15:00. For dinner, you can enjoy a two-course set dinner menu with a complimentary glass of Protea by Anthonij Rupert wine for R285 per person or three courses with a glass of wine for R345 per person. Dinner dishes on offer include soup, Beef Short Rib, Vegetable Curry, and Hot Chocolate Pot. The special is valid Monday to Friday from 18:00. Both specials run until the end of September 2017. Click here for more information.
Anatoli Turkish Restaurant – Green Point
Order any four mezes, main courses or desserts at this Anatoli on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays and get the cheapest one free. On Thursday nights, all cocktails are half price at Anatoli. Specials are valid until 30 September 2017. Click here for more information.
Primal Eatery – City Bowl
Couples will love this winter special at Primal Eatery. From Tuesday to Thursday get two sirloin steaks with chips, a bottle of wine, and a warm apple crumble with cinnamon ice cream to share for just R450 per couple. Click here for more information.
Inside & You’re Out – City Bowl
Every day is a great day at Inside & You’re Out, get two beef or veggie burgers with bottomless fries for R120 every day of the week. Click here for more information.
Barristers Grill – Newlands
On Mondays diners can take advantage of the 2-for-1 dinner special from 18:00 – order one main course and a get another main course free. For daytime dining, enjoy lunch from Monday to Sunday between 11:00 and 18:00 and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. Click here for more information.
The Eatery Wood Fired Grill – Claremont
Monday night at The Eatery is steak night. Get a 300g rump or sirloin steak and chips for only R99. Make Tuesdays burgers nights and enjoy a 200g gourmet burger and chips with a milkshake for only R99. Click here for more information.
Constantia Glen – Constantia
Warm up to a trio of delicious homemade soups for the ultimate winter wine tasting experience at Constantia Glen. The selection of wholesome winter warmers are on offer until the end of August and are available in single servings at R90 or a sampler of all three for R95. On the menu is a traditional Austrian Beef Goulash, Roasted Butternut & Sage soup (both served with freshly baked baguette) and a rich French Onion soup (served with crispy Gruyere toast). Each of these soups can be perfectly partnered with one of Constantia Glen’s elegant, cool climate wines at R50 per glass. Click here for more information.
Da Vincis on Kloof – City Bowl
Enjoy lunch for just R50 at Da Vincis this winter! From Monday to Friday between 11:30 and 16:00 diners can choose from a selection of lunch items including a Burger and chips or salad; Steak, egg and chips or salad; Chicken schnitzel, cheese sauce and chips or salad; Sticky chicken wrap, and more for just R50 per meal. The eatery also offers a Happy Hour special from Monday to Friday between 16:30 and 18:30, during this time customers can enjoy half price beers, house wine, frozen cocktails (one round at a time) and half-price starters (two per customer).
Dunes – Hout Bay
Dunes has the perfect reason for you to wander out into the cold night – 50% off all food! From Monday to Sunday from 18:00 Dunes is offering guests 50% off all the food items on the menu. The special is valid until 31 July 2017. Click here for more information.