Sea Point is one of the most dazzling food hotspots in our city. With food from across the world, a refreshing sea breeze, and breathtaking views, this is one of the greatest areas to grab a bite. Check out our list of Sea Point restaurants below.

Here are some of the best Sea Point restaurants:

1. Three Wise Monkeys

First on our list of Sea Point restaurants is the Three Wise Monkeys, one of Sea Point’s most delicious gems. The perfect place for soul-warming ramen and sundowners, it’s all about authentic Asian cuisine served in a vibey setting — a divine start to a groovy night out.

The name ‘Three Wise Monkeys’ refers to the Japanese proverbial principle of ‘see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil,’ which is depicted through the three monkeys statue placed outside the establishment.

  • Location: La Rhone Building, 77 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 12pm to 10pm
  • Website: threewisemonkeys.co.za

Watch our team try their food here:

2. Kanéla Café

Kanéla Café is a new local favourite for plant-based eaters. The menu is filled with wholesome basics, hot breakfast options, light meals and healthy sweet treats.

Despite being in the bustling centre of Sea Point, the café has an unmistakable zen ambience that makes it a perfect spot to work or catch up with a friend.

  • Location: 78 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 8am to 5pm
  • Website: instagram.com/kanela.cafe.cpt
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Picture: @kanela.cafe.cpt / Instagram

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3. Sundoo

The New York-style eatery Sundoo was created by renowned chef Seelan Sundoo. Building on his roots from Kerala, India, ‘The Land of Spices’, Seelan uses an array of spices to create delicious refined flavours.

Tapas are shared intimately, with the space holding only 40 people at a time.

  • Location: 77 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 12pm to 10:45pm
  • Website: sundoo.co.za
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Picture: Uber Eats / Sundoo

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4. Grand Pavilion

Grand Pavilion is a beautifully decked-out restaurant and bar that overlooks the promenade. The Mediterranean feel suits eating at any time of the day.

Go for brunch, lunch, mid-afternoon coffee, after-work drinks or dinner all at the same place and enjoy some delicious seafood.

  • Location: 277 Beach Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 11am to 2am
  • Website: grandpavilion.co.za

Watch our video on the spot here:

5. Damascus Restaurant

Damascus is a Syrian restaurant owned by chef Muhammad Modrek, who pays homage to his roots in Damascus via cuisine.

The expert chef’s menu draws influence from various parts of the Middle East as well as the local culture of Cape Town. The amazing Syrian tapas on offer have both hot and cold options, making it perfect food for anytime of the year.

  • Location: Mount Curtis, 307 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Sunday to Wednesday 11am to 10:30pm | Thursday and Saturday 11am to 11pm | Friday 2pm to 11pm
  • Website: damascus-cpt.co.za

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Picture: Damascus Restaurant / Facebook

6. Coco Safar

Coco Safar is a luxury all-day French-style coffee and pâtisserie spot known for its artisanal coffee, teas and pastries, as well as its stylish decor.

The pâtisserie menu at Coco Safar is inspired by European and Asian pastry traditions, and features a variety of sweet and savoury options, including croissants (which are world-famous!), tarts, macarons and cakes.

  • Location: Piazza St-John, 395 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 7am to 6pm
  • Website: cocosafar.com/za
Picture: Coco Safar

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7. La Boheme Wine Bar & Bistro

La Boheme Wine Bar and Bistro sticks to its bistro style with delicious food, and a stylish yet relaxed atmosphere. The menu has a particular focus on cuisine from countries across Europe, with an equally impressive wine list.

The tapas menu designed for sharing and the intimate interior provide the perfect romantic setting. You can also sit outside and watch the people of Sea Point go by.

  • Location: 341 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Tuesday to Saturday 12:30pm to 10:30pm | Monday 1pm to 10:30pm
  • Website: labohemebistro.co.za
Picture: La Boheme

8. Arthur’s Mini Super

Arthur’s Mini Super is a quaint Sea Point café that spills onto the street while keeping a lovely flow between where the food is made and where it is eaten.

The spot is best known for serving delicious breakfast options all day, and for the local products on sale inside the space.

  • Location: 15 Arthurs Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Mondays: 7am to 12:30pm | Tuesdays to Sundays: 8am to 2pm
  • Website: arthursminisuper.co.za
Picture: @arthursminisuper / Instagram

9. Zest

Zest is owned by Bulgarian-born Chef Pavel who is a trusted and successful food-maker known across the country. The restaurant uses a wood-fired grill to give an enticing wood-smoked aroma to the food.

Zest places a focus on sourcing fresh ingredients to create plates of delectable Mediterranean and Asian food. An awesome addition to our list of Sea Point restaurants.

  • Location: Piazza Da Luz, 94 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 7am to 11pm
  • Website: zestcapetown.co.za
Picture: Zest Restaurant

10. Kleinsky’s Delicatessen

Kleinsky’s specialises in traditional Jewish deli food, serving a variety of classic deli dishes, including pastrami, brisket sandwiches, matzo ball soup and latkes.

The deli also offers a selection of amazing bagels, and breakfast is served all day. Kleinsky’s is known for its generous portions and friendly staff.

  • Location: 92 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 8am to 5pm
  • Website: kleinskys.com
Picture: @kleinskys / Instagram

11. Hesheng Chinese Restaurant

Hesheng Chinese Restaurant is a family-run restaurant in Sea Point that prides itself on serving authentic Chinese food. The menu offers traditional Chinese dishes ranging in flavour from seafood to pork to chicken to beef.

Sitting on the Main Road, Hesheng is a cosy restaurant that offers a brief escape from the business while keeping you connected to the buzz.

  • Location: 269 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Wednesday to Monday, 11:30am to 3pm, 5pm to 9pm
  • Website: hesheng.co.za
Picture: Hesheng Chinese Restaurant

12. Mojo Market

As in the name, Mojo Market is not one restaurant, but an entire market of amazing places to eat. The market features over 80 different food and drink stalls, and is open everyday until late.

You can enjoy your food at communal seating areas in an upbeat atmosphere of live music and chatter.

  • Location: 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 8am to 12am
  • Website: mojomarket.co.za
Picture: Mojo Market

13. Mykonos Taverna

Mykonos Taverna is your perfect opportunity for a slice of Greece in Cape Town. The restaurant has a traditional Greek taverna atmosphere, with the infamous blue and white decor and rustic wooden tables.

The menu features a variety of classic Greek dishes and a selection of both Greek and local wines. Mykonos offers a great balance, allowing you to enjoy a taste of Greece while overlooking the Sea Point area.

  • Location: 267 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 12pm to 10pm
  • Website: mykonostaverna.co.za
Picture: Mykonos Taverna

14. Shoreditch at The Winchester

Elegant dining to match the Winchester Hotel’s majesty, the hotel’s flagship restaurant Shoreditch is contemporary and sophisticated, allowing you to feel treated for a meal.

As a central theme to the menu, all of Shoreditch’s dishes are prepared South African style: over the coals.

  • Location: 221 Beach Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day 6am to 10pm
  • Website: newmarkhotels.com/dining/shoreditch
Picture: The Winchester

15. Ariel Modern Italian

Ariel Modern Italian combines the classic street food of both Napoli and New York. Using authentic Italian products, this restaurant gives you a genuine taste of Italy.

The delicious menu includes Neapolitan pizzas, pastas and classic cocktails, with the food and atmosphere intended to be happily shared.

  • Location: 90 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 12pm to 10pm
  • Website: nonamehg.com/arielcapetown
Picture: Ariel Modern Italian

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16. Scheckter’s Raw

Scheckter’s Raw is a plant-based café and juice bar with an ethos that focuses on working with and providing organic food and locally sourced ingredients.

The menu at Scheckter’s Raw features a variety of vegan and gluten-free dishes and the café also has an extensive juice and smoothie menu. The interior is bright and the space gets plenty of natural light and greenery making one of the most interesting Sea Point restaurants on our list.

  • Location: 98 Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 8am to 9pm
  • Website: schecktersraw.com
Picture: @schecktersraw / Instagram

17. Strolla

Strolla is a seaside restaurant and bar with a casual, beachy atmosphere and a stunning view of the Atlantic Ocean. The restaurant’s versatility means you can pop in for a full meal, a light snack or just some drinks.

Strolla prides itself on offering simple yet sophisticated food, with with a focus on fresh seafood and local ingredients.

  • Location: 309 Beach Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 7am to 11pm
  • Website: strolla.co.za
Picture: Strolla

18. Ristorante Posticino

Posticino is a traditional Italian restaurant with an inviting atmosphere that makes eating out feel cosy and homely. The menu features a variety of classic Italian dishes, with a focus on homemade pasta and pizza.

In addition to its food menu, Posticino also has an extensive wine list, featuring a variety of Italian and South African wines. The restaurant is a popular spot for romantic dinners or special occasions.

  • Location: 323 Main Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 12:30pm to 10pm
  • Website: posticino.co.za
Picture: Posticino

19. Aris Souvlaki

Aris Souvlaki is a casual restaurant serving delicious and authentic Greek cuisine. The menu boasts a variety of traditional Greek dishes, with a focus on grilled meat and fresh salads.

In addition to its food menu, Aris Souvlaki also has a selection of Greek wines and beers, as well as traditional Greek desserts such as baklava and loukoumades (Greek donuts).

  • Location: Regent Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 12pm to 10pm
  • Website: facebook.com/Aris-Souvlaki-Seapoint
Picture: Eat Out

20. La Perla

Last on our list of Sea Point restaurants is La Perla. La Perla is an elegant Italian restaurant that serves a variety of traditional Italian dishes as well as Italian and South African wines.

The restaurant has a sophisticated interior, making it a popular spot for romantic dinners, special occasions and business meetings.

  • Location: 281 Beach Rd, Sea Point
  • Times: Every day, 11am to 11pm
  • Website: laperla.co.za
Picture: Eat Out

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