1) The Sanctuary
Obviously, The Sanctuary is our first pick of Kloof Street restaurants you should visit. I mean how could we not include this gem nestled in the heart of Kloof Street Hotel? With its trendy alfresco dining, natural decor and vibrant personality it's hard to beat. Not to mention the gobsmackingly beautiful panoramic views of Cape Town’s mountainous landscape. There truly is nothing better than sipping on one of the menu's many cocktails as the sun sets against Table Mountain. With a wide range of delicious dishes to choose from you won't be disappointed. Stay home tonight and visit The Sanctuary.
Make a reservation: 0213000707
2) Kloof Street House
Walking distance: 140m
Hidden in a fairy-lit garden lies a magnificent victorian house promising an enigmatic yet intimate experience. Bursting with character, Kloof Street House has something for everyone. Whether it be a cosy candlelit dinner, drinks under the greenery or tapping along to the live jazz on Sundays, you are sure to feel at home with whatever you choose. TIP Try the Porn Star Martini made with Absolut vanilla vodka, fresh homemade passion fruit puree, granadilla liqueur, vanilla sugar and a serving of bubbles.
Make a reservation: 021 423 4413
Walking distance: 190m
Sometimes it's not necessary to go through all the fuss and frills of a three-course meal when all you really need is a good ol’ BURGER! Hudsons can help you out with exactly that. They have a wide variety of burgers ranging from their plain jane Hudson to their Boss burger, a free-range beef patty stuffed with mozzarella and cheddar and topped with BBQ beef rib meat. You can put your trust in Hudsons to meet all your burger needs.
Make a reservation: 021 426 5974
Walking distance: 650m
Let Kloof Street transport you around the world by visiting Saigon, a traditional Vietnamese restaurant with Japanese influences. Arranged in a contemporary setting with soft lighting and Vietnamese decor Saigon overlooks Table Mountain creating the perfect Cape Town - Vietnam hybrid. With popular main courses such as their BBQ duck with plum sauce, the spicy beef basil with chilli sauce, cashew nut chicken and the Saigon ginger fish, you will be spoilt for choice. This globe-trotting adventure is a great choice for your taste buds.
Make a reservation: 021 424 7670
Walking distance: 200m
Want a vibey night on the town? Look no further than Blondie. Both a restaurant and a fully licenced bar, Blondie will fill your belly and ensure you have a good time. As if the Kloof Street atmosphere wasn't enough there is live music encouraging you to get your groove on. Feel like a local and check out one of Kloof Street’s trendiest locations. TIP try blondie’s whole fish baked in the fire with white wine, tomato and butter.
Make a reservation: 072 169 8671
6) Tigers Milk
Walking distance: 100m
Wondering what all the fuss is about downstairs? Come take a look at Tigers milk, a place where it's a party from breakfast through to dinner (and well after). Just across the road from your home at Kloof Street Hotel you will not need to journey far on your Kloof Street dining adventure. Known for their wholesome food and their creative names you are bound to have a chuckle over a few. Such as their burgers named, Step Child, Evil Twin, Smash That Chicken and coma. Now it wouldn't be a Tigers Milk experience without trying their pork ribs which are cooked for three hours in Tigers Milk’s signature sticky BBQ basting sauce.
Make a reservation: 021 286 2209
7) Cafe Paradiso
Walking distance: 800m
Escape to the country at Cafe Paradiso. Relax in the garden oasis hidden amongst the hustle and bustle of Kloof Street and enjoy their country-style dishes with an exotic twist. Feel at home with their made with love meals such as tzatziki, dolmades and babaganoush. Run by 4 formidable women you are sure to be taken care of at Cafe Paradiso. BONUS kids and pets are welcome too!
Make a reservation: 021 422 0403
Menu and pricing accurate as of May 2022. Please note these are subject to change and Lion Roars cannot be held liable for any inaccurate representations.