Going Greek – Cape Town’s Best Greek Restaurants
If you’re stuck in a toss-up between a Mediterranean escape and a stay in Cape Town self-catering accommodation, there are a few reasons to choose the latter. Firstly, the exchange rate will get you a lot further. Secondly, Cape Town is filled with unique activities for a memorable stay, and as a last resort you can enjoy a Mediterranean climate while dining on authentic Greek cuisine while in Cape Town.
Here’s where you can exclaim “”Kalí órexi!” In Cape Town.
The Fat Greek
Pop in to everybody’s favourite neighbourhood diner in Table View. A cosy ambience and on point décor make this a happy place to get your fill of souvlaki, grilled meats and fresh fish dishes. The house platter is a great introduction to all that’s great about Greek with a selection of soft pitas, keftedes, tzatziki, hummus, olives and calamari.
If you’re looking for a similar treat in Sea Point, you won’t be disappointed at Mykonos Taverna, which is a sister restaurant to the Fat Greek. A spacious deck adds further charm to this excellent eatery. Don’t miss a chance to try Peter’s kleftiko lamb shank, the melintzanes, grilled calamari and open souvlaki’s. Traditional plate smashing and Zorba beats are a blast on the last Saturday of every month.
The Greek Fisherman
You’ll find this waterside Greek restaurant amid the bustle of the V&A. You can make your selection from over 20 mezze dishes including traditional sardines, haloumi, mussels, grilled prawns with lemon and olive, white bait, spanakopita and pita bread with hummus, taramosalata and tzatziki.
Leave plenty of room for main course delights like slow-roasted lamb, souvlaki, stifado beef and seafood skewers.
Maria’s Greek Café and Restaurant
You’ll find hearty and wholesome fare at this down-to-earth Dunkley Square diner. Apart from the quaint outdoor gardens, you’ll love the Kalamari Patagonica Mediterraneo, courgette and feta mucver, creamy hummus and classic yiouvetsi.
Head for SA Foodie Central
You’re sure to find a little bit of what you fancy in South Africa’s capital of cuisine, while staying in Cape Town self catering accommodation. Contact us to start planning your Mediterranean Cape escape.