5 Cosy restaurants in the Northern Suburbs perfect for lunch!

Cape Town is home to some incredible dining experiences, including behind what many refer to as “The Boerewors Curtain.” If you’re looking to enjoy a delicious lunch in the Northern Suburbs that will tickle your tastebuds and satisfy your need for aesthetically pleasing things, here are a few favourites:

Lupa Osteria 

Picture: Lupa Osteria

Mouth-watering authentic Italian dishes and a cosy and elegant setting – what more could you ask for? Spend your afternoon tucking into delicious pizzas and a beverage of your choice thanks to their Sunday special, or enjoy a range of tasty pasta.

  • Location: Shop 7 Village Square Mall, Queen Street, Durbanville

Chocolat Bistro 

There’s nothing more wonderful than soaking up the sun and enjoying a slice of decadent chocolate cake. Chocolat Bistro is a gem in Durbanville that serves delicious meals with a French twist with hungry patrons having the option to choose French classics such as quiche and savoury crêpes.

  • Location:  46 Oxford Street, Durbanville

Koffi Terapi 

Picture: Koffi Terapi 

If you’re looking for a quaint and intimate setting that serves some good food, then Koffi Terapi should be on your lunch-time list. Burgers, quiche, butter chicken or the creamiest cheesecake or all options when spending your Sunday afternoon at this restaurant.

  • Location: 36 Carl Cronje Drive Willowbridge Shopping Centre


Picture: Skilpadvlei Wine Estate 

If you prefer your cosy lunch setting with a view, then Skilpadvlei along Polkadraai Road is a great spot to enjoy a meal with friends or family. Freshly baked bread, hearty meals and a tranquil setting all come together to make this wine estate a truly special lunch setting. They also offer a range of wine tastings if you’re looking to enjoy all that Skilpadvlei has to offer.

  • Location: Skilpadvlei Farm M12 Polkadraai Road Stellenbosch

Zevenwacht Estate 

Picture: Zevenwacht Wine Estate

Perched on a hill, Zevenwacht Estate offers incredible views, history and delicious food. Their country-style restaurant offers a tranquil setting and a countryside charm with a few modern touches – the perfect way to enjoy a sunny Sunday afternoon. From slow-cooked lamb shank to Thai green prawn curry, there’s a little something for everyone’s lunch-time tastebuds.

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