Food is merely fuel for your travels. You're more interested in the quantity and the price than the decor. These cheap Cape Town restaurants will fill your stomach without emptying your wallet. For the best fish and chips on the entire peninsula, check out Kalkys. Across from the fancy restaurants in the Kalk Bay Harbour, this fish and chips shop has a menu larger than many restaurants and serves only the freshest of seafood. Huge portion sizes are served to locals who value good seafood at great prices more than the cutlery and tablecloths.
Another top choice is Bukhara, an enormous yet intimate restaurant that allows you to experience the best of what India has to offer in the heart of Cape Town. Enjoy the show kitchen for chef-watching, and be sure to bring a bunch of friends to mix and match the exciting North Indian dishes. Tenderness and subtle spice combinations characterize the tandoori cuisine made so masterfully in Bukhara's kitchen. Chicken kebabs, butter chicken, tandoori lamb chops, and rogan josh are all recommended.
According to seafood aficionados, the Wharfside Grill in Hout Bay takes the honor for the best seafood at the the best price. The venue has an enviable position at the head of Mariner's Wharf, filling a large first-story space overlooking the quayside. Try the Special Cargo of lobster, prepared in various ways, or the Fisherman's Basket of calamari, prawns, mussels and fish. With a dizzying array of choices, you'll never have trouble finding a cheap and delicious meal in Cape Town.
The Wellington, Darling Street, Cape Town, South Africa
66 Albert Road, 7925, South Africa
Kalk Bay, Peninsula, South Africa
7 Bath St, Cape Town 8001, South Africa
Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Quay 6
Main Road 7
Ground Floor, Southern Sun Hotel
Corner of Kloof and Upper Union Street
Corner Of Victoria & Empire Roads
Victoria Mall, Hout Bay