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50 Cape Town Restaurants You NEED to Visit – Cape Town Tourism

Cape Town Tourism | The Official Guide To Cape Town

The official guide on things to do, places to see, the best restaurants to eat at, and everything you need to know about staying in Cape Town.

Dubbed “the jewel of the Free State”, Clarens is a haven for artistic and food-loving types.  Nestled in the foothills of the Maluti mountains and a stone’s throw from Golden Gate National Park, which lies on the border between the Free State, Kwa-Zulu Natal and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, Clarens would be a serious contender for the title of “South Africa’s favourite town”.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

Dubbed “the jewel of the Free State”, Clarens is a haven for artistic and food-loving types. Nestled in the foothills of the Maluti mountains and a stone’s throw from Golden Gate National Park, which lies on the border between the Free State, Kwa-Zulu Natal and the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, Clarens would be a serious contender for the title of “South Africa’s favourite town”.

Little more than an hour’s drive from Cape Town is the picturesque village of Greyton.  Founded in 1854, visitors can unwind and step back in time as they stroll through the village’s oak-lined lanes, past free-roaming cows and donkeys.  Calming scenic beauty coupled with excellent restaurants and cafés make Greyton a favourite on our list.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

Little more than an hour’s drive from Cape Town is the picturesque village of Greyton. Founded in 1854, visitors can unwind and step back in time as they stroll through the village’s oak-lined lanes, past free-roaming cows and donkeys. Calming scenic beauty coupled with excellent restaurants and cafés make Greyton a favourite on our list.

Legend has it that Hogsback was the inspiration for the worlds J.R.R. Tolkien created in his “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” books.  There is something undoubtedly magical about this village.  The road leading to it winds steeply through lush green forests until the small town reveals itself perched atop the Amathole mountains.   With regular snowfall in winter and its pristine forests, the town of Hogsback can confidently claim to be one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa…

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

Legend has it that Hogsback was the inspiration for the worlds J.R.R. Tolkien created in his “Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit” books. There is something undoubtedly magical about this village. The road leading to it winds steeply through lush green forests until the small town reveals itself perched atop the Amathole mountains. With regular snowfall in winter and its pristine forests, the town of Hogsback can confidently claim to be one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa…

With the picturesque Clanwilliam and Bulshoek dams and the spectacular Cederberg mountains in the area, this town offers the perfect weekend getaway. Two hours’ drive from Cape Town, the town is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area, including the magnificent, but secluded Biedouw Valley.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

With the picturesque Clanwilliam and Bulshoek dams and the spectacular Cederberg mountains in the area, this town offers the perfect weekend getaway. Two hours’ drive from Cape Town, the town is the perfect base from which to explore the surrounding area, including the magnificent, but secluded Biedouw Valley.

Want a food and wine lover’s paradise in the Cape winelands without the crowds or exorbitant prices?  Look no further than Riebeek-Kasteel.   Try the French-Italian inspired country cuisine at Café Felix, the beautifully presented comfort food at Bar Bar Black Sheep Restaurant and a late afternoon gin and tonic on the verandah of the Royal Hotel.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

Want a food and wine lover’s paradise in the Cape winelands without the crowds or exorbitant prices? Look no further than Riebeek-Kasteel. Try the French-Italian inspired country cuisine at Café Felix, the beautifully presented comfort food at Bar Bar Black Sheep Restaurant and a late afternoon gin and tonic on the verandah of the Royal Hotel.

Prince Albert lies in a picturesque fertile valley on the edge of the great Karoo on the one side and the Swartberg mountains on the other.  The legendary Showroom theatre, with its art deco architecture, attracts many well-known artists to the small town and visitors can choose from many good-quality restaurants, guest houses and art galleries.  The spectacular Swartberg pass, one of the most dramatic and scenic mountain passes on earth, starts just outside town.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

Prince Albert lies in a picturesque fertile valley on the edge of the great Karoo on the one side and the Swartberg mountains on the other. The legendary Showroom theatre, with its art deco architecture, attracts many well-known artists to the small town and visitors can choose from many good-quality restaurants, guest houses and art galleries. The spectacular Swartberg pass, one of the most dramatic and scenic mountain passes on earth, starts just outside town.

Sabie and its surrounds is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers.  Game viewing, hiking, fly fishing, white-water rafting, rock-climbing & abseiling are only some of the activities on offer.  Add to that the majestic scenery on the Panorama route and the fact that day trips to the Kruger National Park can easily be made from town.  Named “Town of the Year” by Rapport and Kwêla in 2012.

The 25 best small towns in South Africa | SAvisas.com

Sabie and its surrounds is a paradise for nature lovers and adventure seekers. Game viewing, hiking, fly fishing, white-water rafting, rock-climbing & abseiling are only some of the activities on offer. Add to that the majestic scenery on the Panorama route and the fact that day trips to the Kruger National Park can easily be made from town. Named “Town of the Year” by Rapport and Kwêla in 2012.