Celebrating a special occasion is not complete without a romantic candlelit dinner for two. You’re likely to be on the lookout for the ultimate place where you can spend a great night with your loved one. You want the perfect venue, with decadently delicious food.
If you are looking for the best spot to spend a quiet and heartwarming moment with your partner, here are some of the best romantic restaurants in Cape Town.
Location: 70 Prestwich Street, De Waterkant
This stylish De Waterkant restaurant is the best place to treat your partner to some fresh oysters and indulge in the delicious flavours of the sea. Beluga also does its best to cater to lovers who are celebrating a special occasion.
The menu includes not only sushi but also anything from curry to calamari, all made with fine attention to detail. Beluga also has a delicious dessert cocktail, the perfect way to end an amazing night. So, if you are celebrating something special whether it’s an anniversary, a wedding proposal, or a first date — this restaurant is definitely a great choice.
Four & Twenty Café & Pantry
Location: 23 Wolfe Street, Chelsea Village
The concept of this charming patisserie in the Chelsea Village area is inspired by Paris. Along with its birthplace, the restaurant also has that romantic French flair that everybody in love wants a taste of. The place is decorated with delicate roses and painted with bright colors of pink; old school black and white silent movies; and a cozy window seat with a quiet courtyard at the back where lovers can retreat after an enjoyable night.
If you are looking for a romantic dinner that is not so heavy on the pocket, Four & Twenty has a mix of favourite classics spiced up with innovative flair. These include much-loved pastries such as cupcakes and heart-shaped lemon cake.
Location: Vineyard Hotel Colinton Road, Newlands
If you want that dreamy fairytale type of romantic dinner, then this restaurant is definitely the best choice. Myoga is the perfect “Disney Princess” type of contemporary restaurant that not only has good food but also has one of the best views in Cape Town. This upscale restaurant is located at the luxury Vineyard Hotel in Newlands. After a romantic dinner, lovers can take a stroll through the leafy pathways where they will find benches to relax next to the Liesbeek River and a cute little bridge that’s ideal for marriage proposals.
Location: 12 Apostles Hotel and Spa Victoria Street, Camps Bay
Looking for a one of a kind fine dining experience? Azure at the Twelve Apostles serves all kinds of classic South African dishes. To add a little bit more punch to your romantic night, you can choose a spot by the terrace, which overlooks the ocean. It’s located at the foot of Table Mountain, which makes it one of the best places to relax with your partner.
Location: Mountain Road (off Beach Road), Noordhoek
This restaurant is the best place to go to treat your date with a nature-filled outing. You can expect a wide variety of culinary styles on the menu, which includes South African dishes that are locally sourced, organic, and free range. Although this restaurant is a little casual, the rustic setting is very romantic in a homey and cozy way.