Camps Bay, one of Cape Town’s most appealing areas, offers stunning beaches, breathtaking mountain views and plenty of great restaurants, shops and hotels too!
In this post, we look at ten of the most romantic restaurants in Camps Bay – perfect for sundowners for two or a special dinner near the ocean.
#1 Azure Restaurant at 12 Apostles
If you are looking for a classy, stunning seafood restaurant in scenic Camps Bay, Azure Restaurant, situated at the popular 12 Apostles Hotel, is perfect for you.
You can enjoy the best in fine dining, along with freshly caught, local seafood and incredible views of the Atlantic Ocean.
The restaurant has a range of menu options to choose from and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Booking is advised.
Note: The dress code is semi-formal; men must wear trousers and closed in shoes.
Contact: +27 (021) 437 9029, email@example.com
Address: Azure Restaurant, Twelve Apostles Hotel, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
#2 Bilboa Restaurant
Enjoy contemporary chic dining at the beautiful Bilboa Restaurant. Here, couples can enjoy a romantic, relaxing meal in a Mediterranean-inspired Camps Bay gem.
Soak up the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean, while you dine on everything from summer specialties to fish, salads and much more.
Booking is advised.
Contact: +27 (021) 286 5155, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Bilboa Restaurant, Shop 120, First Floor, The Promenade,
Victoria Bay, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
#3 The Lawns at the Roundhouse
Nestled beneath the shelter of Table Mountain, with stunning views of the Atlantic, we have The Lawns at the Roundhouse.
This all-day, everyday eatery is perfect for those more laidback meals with your partner. Think: delicious breakfasts, relaxing lunches and sundowners over dinner.
Best of all, they are pet-friendly so you can even bring your four-legged friend along on your date!
They have a good menu, with something for everyone, as well as a selectively curated wine list and some popular cocktails too!
Picnics are also an option if you prefer to lounge about – otherwise, book at the deck or the lawns.
Contact: +27 (021) 438 4347
Address: The Lawns at the Roundhouse, Round House Road, The Glen, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
If you are a pizza lover (and honestly, who isn’t?), then Zenzero is the ideal spot to enjoy a beachfront, wood-fired pizza.
If not, they have an excellent selection of wood fire-themed meals, inspired by playing with fire (in the right way).
They also have a nice selection of drinks and a pretty lovely setting, making them perfect for a chilled date.
Note: Dress code is smart casual here.
Contact: +27 (021) 438 0007, email@example.com
Address: Zenzero, Shop 2A, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
#5 Salsify at the Roundhouse
Arguably one of the best restaurants in Cape Town, the opulent Salsify at the Roundhouse needs little introduction.
This award-winning restaurant specialises in lunches and dinners to wow. You do need to book well in advance to enjoy a meal here but if you want to really spoil yourself and your loved one, this is the place to go.
Note: Reservations require a deposit of R500 per guest, payable within 24 hours of booking.
Contact: +27 (021) 010 6444, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Salsify at the Roundhouse, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
#6 The Bungalow
Although The Bungalow technically falls under Clifton, it’s close enough to warrant a mention on this post.
With one of the best settings in the Mother City, this popular spot is well-known and loved by Cape Town locals. With killer views, great food and drinks and a casual, yet elegant atmosphere, it is great for romantic dates.
This is barefoot luxury at its finest!
Contact: +27 (021) 438 2018, email@example.com
Address: The Bungalow, Glen Country Club, 3 Victoria Road, Clifton Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
#7 The Raj
Another Camps Bay favourite is The Raj. This Indian restaurant offers a flavourful, quality dining experience from start to finish.
Join them for a memorable meal and enjoy the very best in North Indian cuisine.
Contact: +27 (021) 438 4555
Address: The Raj, Shop 4, The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
Meaning secret in Japanese, Himitsu might just be one of Camps Bay’s best secrets. Created by the innovative, long-standing Cheyne Morris Restaurant Group, this eatery offers a menu choice of four main sections. Each takes you on a mesmerising small plate journey.
If you are craving an even more special experience, why not try the Himitsu picnic offering?
Please note: Reservations are required.
Contact: +27 (0)21 437 8300, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Himitsu, Camps Bay Retreat, 7 Chilworth Road, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
#9 The Hussar Grill Camps Bay
Another Camps Bay favourite is The Hussar Grill. These eateries are always great for date nights, no matter where in South Africa you enjoy them and the same is true of this excellent Camps Bay branch.
With incredible views, amazing food and drinks and a cosy, elegant setting, Hussar Grill Camps Bay is a must-try.
Contact: +27 (021) 438 0151
Address: The Hussar Grill Camps Bay, 108 Camps Bay Drive, Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
This rooftop bar and cafe offers couples a more unique experience. Here, you can enjoy fun Cape Town moments, cafe classics and a variety of popular cocktails too.
On weekends, they have DJs playing from the afternoon till sunset, adding a sense of atmosphere and dance to the place.
Contact: +27 (021) 286 5075, email@example.com
Address: Chinchilla, Shop 120, Second Floor, The Promenade Building, Victoria Road, Camps Bay Camps Bay, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa.
These are just ten of the most romantic restaurants in Camps Bay to enjoy with your lover!