Heritage Square, cnr Bree & Shortmarket St, Cape Town
5 mins from V&A Waterfront

An all-Africa dining experience. The Africa Café serves communal feasts of fare from across the continent. It is located in a historic building in the Cape Heritage precinct in downtown Cape Town. Restaurant staff perform traditional African songs and there is an in-house shop offering the café's own distinctive hand-painted crockery and souvenirs for sale.

7 August St, on Upper Wale St, Bo Kaap
5 mins from the V&A Waterfront

An authentic, family-owned, traditional Cape Malay restaurant nestled in the heart of the historic Bo-Kaap district. Perched on the lower slopes of signal hill, this excellent location commands panoramic views over the city of Cape Town. The menu boasts traditional South African dishes, originating from the culinary influence of the Malay slaves brought to the Cape in the 18th century. Specialties include samosas, koeksisters, boboti, sosati and a variety of mouth-watering curries. A truly South African experience.

Cape Malay Quarter, Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
5 mins from the V&A Waterfront

This half day tour is guided by a longstanding member of the community in the Bo-Kaap, intimately acquainted with the area and its people. Meet your guide at the Bo-Kaap museum for a unique insight into the origins and history of the Cape Malay people. Across the street from the museum is the bustling spice wholesaler. Learn about the origins of the spices and how they are used in Cape Malay cuisine whilst you savour the heady aromas which permeate the store. Stroll along the cobbled streets whilst you learn more about the various buildings en-route. Locals greet and interact with your guide, adding to the colourful nature of the day. Visit a home and experience a true warm Cape Malay welcome. Experience first-hand how to fold samoosas during a demonstration of the preparation of the traditional cuisine. Finally, sit down together to enjoy the feast that you have prepared whilst enjoying the swapping of anecdotes at the table. Tour duration is from 10h00 to 14h00.

15 Bennett St, Green Point, Cape Town
5 mins from the V&A Waterfront

Beautifully appointed restaurant set in downtown Cape Town. The set menu on offer is a Cape Malay and African taste safari and includes favourite local dishes such as Bobotie, Smoorvis and Malva Pudding. The restaurant offers entertainment nightly in the form of vibrant, colourful Malian puppet theatre, pre-dinner interactive drumming sessions and lively African music, dance and song.

Long Street, City
5 mins from the V&A Waterfront

A great looking venue decked in African colours to create a welcoming ethnic atmosphere. Game and lamb dishes appear on the menu along with traditional African fare, all served with efficient service and very lively music!