Feeling like a home-cooked meal and not keen on sweating for it in the kitchen or a fast food takeaway? If there’s one thing about Cape Town cooks, it’s that they pull through for their fellow citizens. The food/restaurant industry in Cape Town caters to all kinds of people in the Cape.
There are times when one doesn’t feel like having a fast food takeaway or being at a restaurant and we’ve narrowed down these three places to get home-cooked meals in the Mother City without lifting a finger (other than using your phone).
Vanessa Colleen Food From Home, Bloubergstrand
Based in West Beach, Bloubergstrand, this food outlet is your go-to place if you’re looking for freshly cooked frozen meals. You’re likely to find any traditional meal you might be craving from slow-cooked, hearty stews such as tomato and green bean bredie, Lamb Boere Bredie, Beef Bourguignon, and traditional Oxtail. For healthy bunnies, there are also low-carb options and delicious and healthy meals. Their wonderful sourdough bread, pizza bases, and rusks will have you reminiscing about the good old days you spent at your grandparents’ house. They are currently delivering in Melkbosstrand, Bloubergstrand, Table View, Milnerton, Cape Town CBD, Claremont, Kenilworth, Goodwood, and Durbanville.
Contact: 072 626 5293
Cost: Start from R70 p/p
Taste like Home, Durbanville
This food outlet also offers a wide variety of meals for individuals, families, and businesses. Perfect for busy bees, the elderly, and people who struggle to find time to make proper meals for their families, Taste Like Home presents meals in microwaveable dishes and consists of starch, vegetables, and protein. While they deliver in Bellville and surrounds including Tygervalley; Welgemoed; Welbedacht; Durbanville and Brackenfell, they encourage foodies living outside of these areas to get in touch and not miss out. Every Friday, they offer their customers more of a light meal with a weekend feel to it.
Contact: 076 780 3049
Cost: Start from R70 p/p
Freedom Food Catering Kitchen, Sunnydale
Looking for home-cooked meals made with love? What started as a love for cooking wholesome, healthy food for his family led Freedom Foods Catering Kitchen founder to open this gem in the southern suburbs. With an aim to “take away the stress of supper after a long working day,” this food outlet offers warm hearty meals from Chicken Schnitzel, Beef curry, to Beef Stroganoff, Glazed Sticky Pork, and more. They also offer a vegan menu and a kiddies menu.
Contact: 021 785 7199/082 859 3714
Cost: R80 p/p
Picture: Freedom Food Catering Kitchen (Facebook)