Capetonians live for winter menu specials. It is the one time of the year we get to sample the delicious food from various restaurants across the city and the Winelands at a fraction of the usual cost. Get your wallets, ready, steady, go…

1.  Roast & Co


What better way to celebrate than with an afterwork promotion of #2for1 on all drinks and to-share plates at Roast & Co, everyday from 4-6pm. Half the price, twice as nice.
Website: roastandco.co.za

2. La Petite Colombe


One of the best restaurants in Cape Town, La Petite Colombe in Franschhoek offers a 4-course fine dining experience for only R450pp. If you have never tried this restaurant before, we highly recommend it.
Website: www.lapetitecolombe.com

3. The 41


Overlooking beautiful Camps Bay, the 41 offers two courses with a glass of wine (R170) and three courses with a glass of wine (R195) from Monday to Saturday between 12 and 4pm. And for dinner, two courses with a glass of wine (R190) and three courses with a glass of wine (R225) are on offer every day from 6pm.
Website: The 41

4. Cavalli Restaurant

Cavalli Restaurant is offering an enticing, pocket-friendly, 4-course food and wine pairing menu that will have you coming back for more – available from May 1 – September 30 2019 for lunch or dinner at R350 for the 4-course menu (R425 with Cavalli wine pairing) and the 4-course vegetarian menu at R300 or R375 paired with Cavalli wine.
Website: www.cavalliestate.com

5. Kyoto Garden

In the mood for authentic Japanese food? Don’t miss the winter special at Kyoto Garden: R230 for three delicious courses and a glass of wine. Finish with a glass of warm sake or green tea.
Website: www.kyotogarden.co.za

6. Upper Bloem


This is great value for money. Enjoy a 6-plate tapas lunch special for R125 at Upper Bloom Restaurant located in Green Point every Wednesday between 12 and 2pm.
Website: www.upperbloemrestaurant.co.za

7. Miko Restaurant

Cosy up to a warm fireplace at Miko Restaurant at Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek. Tuck into a tasty 3-course lunch with wine for only R395pp with 1/2 bottle of Little Rock Rouge or Blanc wine.
Website: www.virginlimitededition.com

8. Bistro Sixteen82 menu


For an indulgent lunch of neo-bistro comfort food, there’s a special Hearty & Homely Menu to keep you fuelled from Monday to Friday, May 2 until September 30 2019, excluding public holidays. From R230 for two courses, R265 for three or R295 for a 4-course meal, this is winter value at its best.
Website: www.steenbergfarm.com

9. Grande Provence

The Bistro at Grande Provence is offering locals superb winter value with their new winter lunch offering at R180 per person including a glass of Angels Tears wine. The offering ends 31 August 2019. For an indulgent lunch, try the seafood platter with generous portions of hake, mussels, prawns, calamari rings and baby squid at R360 for two people sharing, also with a glass of Angels Tears wine.
Website: www.grandeprovence.co.za

10. The Stack


A favourite in the city, The Stack is offering a delectable lunch and dinner winter special from Monday to Sunday – two courses will cost you R235 and three courses will set you back R275.
Website: www.thestack.co.za

11. NV-80
Tuck into their classic meals and desserts for lunch or dinner. They are known for their sublime steaks. The winter specials offer 2 courses for R230 and 3 courses for R290.
Website: NV-80 Grill & Bar

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Article written by

Nidha Narrandes

Nidha Narrandes is a food-obsessed travel addict with 19 years of journalism experience. She is happiest on a road to nowhere without a plan. A masterchef at home, she can't do without chilli - because chilli makes the world a tastier place.