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Great specials for every day of the week in Cape Town

Feeling the pinch after the holidays? You’re not alone. Be smart with your money – make it go further with these weekly restaurant specials in Cape Town.

Mondays

Active Sushi (De Waterkant)
Eat as much sushi as you like for R199 all day on Mondays. They also have specially priced combos available from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturdays.

Barristers Grill (Newlands)
Order one main course and get one free from 6pm on Mondays. Alternatively, show up for lunch Mondays to Sundays between 11am and 6pm, and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. If you’d like to order it as a takeaway, you’ll pay R5 extra for packaging. On public holidays you will also pay a R5 surcharge per meal ordered.

Beluga (Green Point)
Take advantage of the special of half-price sushi all day, as well as half-price dim sum and cocktails from 12pm to 7pm. This special is available from Monday to Saturday.

A sushi salad at Beluga. Photo supplied.

Blowfish Restaurant (Table View)
Enjoy a seafood platter for two, which is packed with calamari, mussels, prawns, fish of the day and a serving of chips, savoury rice and vegetables, all for R99. This offer is available from 12.30pm to 10pm on Mondays. There’s also a daily oysters-and-bubbly special from 12.30pm until 10pm for R129, which gets you six fresh oysters and two glasses of Pieter Cruythoff bubbly. Also on offer is the weekday special, where you can enjoy two courses for R165, or three courses for R225.

Burger & Lobster (City Bowl)
Enjoy the two-for-one happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. This includes a selection of draught beers, wines by the glass and selected signature cocktails.

Caffé Villagio (Milnerton)
Head here for a R35 breakfast, or order a burger and fries for R65.00.

Catharina’s (Constantia)
Tuck into the lunch special at Catharina’s with dishes like pasta of the day, smoked salmon salad, fish and chips, a beef burger, or a BLT panini. Each dish has a special price. The lunch special is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm.

Tables under the oaks at Catharina’s. Photo supplied.

Clarke’s Bar and Dining Room (City Bowl)
Their breakfast special goes from 8am to 9am, when you’ll get two farm eggs on toast plus a coffee or glass of OJ for R30. This special is not available for takeaways. Also take advantage of the coffee special from Mondays to Fridays, which gets you any coffee for R12 between 7am and 8am. That’s not all, they also offer a daily happy hour between 5pm and 7pm, when certain drinks are R27.

The huevos rancheros at Clarke’s. Photo supplied.

Da Vinci’s on Kloof (Gardens)
Enjoy half-price starters and drinks from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on weekdays. Drinks include beers, house wine and frozen cocktails. This offer is valid for sit-down only. From Monday to Saturday, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11.30am to 4pm, which includes options like burgers and chips; pork chop with mash and peas; a teriyaki beef-strip wrap; a sticky chicken wrap; steak, egg and chips; veg cannelloni; beef lasagne; chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips; and a grilled chicken breast salad. All students with valid student cards receive 10% off their bill. This applies to sit-down meals only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials. Not available on public holidays.

Pizza and beer at Da Vinci’s. Photo supplied.

Eat Out the Box (Wynberg)
Order two large pizzas for only R159, two burgers plus chips for R159, or one pizza and one burger for R159. You can also choose any four medium pizzas from the menu for R219. This offer is valid for takeaway from Sundays to Thursdays only.

The Eatery Wood Fired Grill (Claremont)
Monday night at The Eatery is steak night. Get a 300g rump or sirloin steak and chips cooked the way you like it over hot coals for only R99.

Engruna Eatery (Sea Point)
Bite into the all day two-for-one burger on Mondays and Tuesdays. Buy one burger and get another free.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
From Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 10am, choose from a breakfast menu that gets you a select breakfast with either coffee or juice for R35 or R60. Also get a large margherita pizza and an ice tea or beer for R50. Or get a sandwich or small salad for R65 from 12pm to 2pm. There’s also a coffee special on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get a R12 coffee between 8am and 10am.

The fire eggs at Hail Pizza. Photo supplied.

HQ (City Bowl)
Enjoy a two-for-one deal on the signature sirloin steak with chips on Monday nights. The two-course set menu includes a salad, steak and chips. The restaurant fills up quickly, so there are designated seating times at 6pm and 8.30pm.

Inside & You’re Out (City Bowl)
Enjoy two 150g burgers with bottomless fries for R120 between 12pm and 6pm, from Monday to Friday. IYO embraces Meat Free Monday too, and offers a two-for-one on all veggie and vegan burgers between 12pm and 10pm.

The whisky braai-BQ burger at IYO Burger. Photo supplied.

Meloncino (V&A Waterfront)
Get 50% off all cocktails every day from 4pm to 6 pm.

Mondiall (V&A Waterfront)
Mondiall offers a business lunch special that gets you either 33% off your food bill for a table of four or less, or 44% off tables over four. The offer runs Monday to Fridays and excludes drinks.

The banana split at Mondiall. Photo by Claire Gunn.

The banana split at Mondiall. Photo by Claire Gunn.

NV-80 (Sea Point)
Head here for the weekday business lunch special and get two courses for R220 or three courses for R280.

NY Slice (Sea Point and Kloof Street)
Sip on R12 Deluxe coffees every morning from 7am until 12pm from their Sea Point branch, or buy a slice and get a slice free. You can also pick up a beer and a slice of pizza for R38 every day from Sea Point, and before 6pm from Kloof.

Rick’s Café Americain (Gardens)
Indulge in one of the weekday lunch specials for R75. The dishes change weekly, but you can expect pastas and fish. These specials are available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 3pm. Also stop by for happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays (between 3pm and 7pm) and get discounts on on-tap beers and cocktail jars. Buy one shot of tequila for R27 and get another free.

Seabreeze Fish and Shell (Cape Town city bowl)
These Bree Street newcomers have a R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm.

Oysters also come dressed, in various guises. Photo by Claire Gunn.

Slug & Lettuce (Kloof Street)
Stop by every Monday for their ‘Buy one get one free’ burger special, which is available throughout the day. Also on offer are their half-price burgers and Café Classics, from 11am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays. Also go for their happy hour between 4pm and 6pm on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get half-price draughts and wine by the glass.

Spiro’s (Hout Bay)
On Mondays at Spiro’s you can enjoy a 500g rump steak with a choice of mushroom or pepper sauce, served with home-made oregano chips for R130. Available from 3pm only and no takeaways are allowed.

Tiger’s Milk (Claremont, Century City and Stellenbosch)
Make the most of two-for-one cheese or mushroom burgers at Tiger’s Milk on Mondays. This special is only available at Claremont, Century City and Stellenbosch branches.

A bubbling pizza at Tiger’s Milk. Photo supplied.

Tuesdays

Active Sushi (Hudson Street)
Eat as much sushi as you like for R199 from 5.30pm to 10pm Tuesdays to Fridays. They also have specially priced combos available from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturdays.

Barristers (Newlands)
Show up for lunch Mondays to Sundays between 11am and 6pm, and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. If you’d like to order it as a takeaway, you’ll pay R5 extra for packaging. On public holidays you will also pay a R5 surcharge per meal ordered.

Beluga (Green Point)
Take advantage of the special of half-price sushi all day, as well as half-price dim sum and cocktails from 12pm to 7pm. This special is available from Monday to Saturday.

Blowfish Restaurant (Table View)
There’s a daily oysters-and-bubbly special from 12.30pm until 10pm for R129, which gets you six fresh oysters and two glasses of Pieter Cruythoff bubbly. Also on offer is the weekday special, where you can enjoy two courses for R165, or three courses for R225. Pensioners also get 25% off their lunch.

Burger & Lobster (City Bowl)
Enjoy the two-for-one happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. This includes a selection of draught beers, wines by the glass and selected signature cocktails.

Caffe Villagio (Milnerton)
Pop in for their R35 breakfast, or enjoy their calamari-and-chips lunch special for R65.

Catharina’s (Constantia)
Tuck into the lunch special at Catharina’s with dishes like pasta of the day, smoked salmon salad, fish and chips, a beef burger, or a BLT panini. Each dish has a special price. The lunch special is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm.

Inside Catharina's at Steenberg. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Inside Catharina’s at Steenberg. Photo supplied.

Clarke’s Bar and Dining Room (City Bowl)
Their breakfast special goes from 8am to 9am, when you’ll get two farm eggs on toast plus a coffee or glass of OJ for R30. This special is not available for takeaways. Also take advantage of the coffee special from Mondays to Fridays, which gets you any coffee for R12 between 7am and 8am. That’s not all, they also offer a daily happy hour between 5pm and 7pm, when certain drinks are R27. Also go for two-for-one burgers from 6pm to 7pm.

Da Vinci’s on Kloof (Gardens)
Enjoy half-price starters and drinks from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on weekdays. Drinks include beers, house wine and frozen cocktails. This offer is valid for sit-down only. From Monday to Saturday, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11.30am to 4pm, which includes options like burgers and chips; pork chop with mash and peas; a teriyaki beef-strip wrap; a sticky chicken wrap; steak, egg and chips; veg cannelloni; beef lasagne; chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips; and a grilled chicken breast salad. All students with valid student cards receive 10% off their bill. This applies to sit-down meals only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials. Not available on public holidays.

Eat Out the Box (Wynberg)
Order two large pizzas for only R159, two burgers plus chips for R159, or one pizza and one burger for R159. You can also choose any four medium pizzas from the menu for R219. This offer is valid for takeaway from Sundays to Thursdays only.

The Eatery Wood Fired Grill (Claremont)
Pay R99 for chips and a 200g gourmet burger with a milkshake.

Engruna Eatery (Sea Point)
Bite into the all day two-for-one burger on Mondays and Tuesdays. Buy one burger and get another free.

A burger and fries at Engruna Eatery. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
From Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 10am, choose from a breakfast menu that gets you a select breakfast with either coffee or juice for R35 or R60. Also get a large margherita pizza and an ice tea or beer for R50. Or get a sandwich or small salad for R65 from 12pm to 2pm. There’s also a coffee special on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get a R12 coffee between 8am and 10am.

HQ (City Bowl)
Tuesday night is date night at HQ, when you can enjoy two salads, two steaks with chips, and two glasses of Wolftrap wine for R280 per couple. Booking is essential.

The steak with Café de Paris butter at HQ. Photo supplied.

Inside & You’re Out (City Bowl)
Enjoy two 150g burgers with bottomless fries for R120 between 12pm and 6pm, from Monday to Friday. From Tuesday to Saturday, they also offer beer bucket specials with six SAB beers for R100, or four craft beers for R140.

La Tête (City Bowl)
The menu of this farm-to-fork eatery will change every night in order to make use of what is seasonal and fresh. They run a plat du jour lunch special, for which you pay R140 for a main course with a glass of wine. This special is available Tuesdays to Friday for lunch only between 12.30pm and 3pm.

Manga (Mouille Point)
Manga offers a two-for-one special sushi dishes on Tuesdays, available for lunch and dinner. This applies to both Mouille Point and Church Square but excludes Mojo Market.
Poke at Manga

Meloncino (V&A Waterfront)
Get 50% off all cocktails every day from 4pm to 6 pm.

Mondiall (V&A Waterfront)
Mondiall offers a business lunch special that gets you either 33% off your food bill for a table of four or less, or 44% off tables over four. The offer runs Monday to Fridays and excludes drinks.

NV-80 (Sea Point)
Head here for the weekday business lunch special and get two courses for R220 or three courses for R280.

NY Slice (Sea Point and Kloof)
Sip on R12 Deluxe coffees every morning from 7am until 12pm from their Sea Point branch. You can also pick up a beer and a slice of pizza for R38 every day from Sea Point, and before 6pm from Kloof. Their Tuesday special is R29 for any slice with a Coke at both branches.

Primal Eatery (City Bowl)
Get two 250g fillets with a choice of two sides, a bottle of wine and a dessert to share for R600. This special is available Tuesdays to Thursdays for dinner.

Rick’s Café Americain (Gardens)
Indulge in one of the weekday lunch specials for R75. The dishes change weekly, but you can expect pastas and fish. These specials are available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 3pm. Also stop by for happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays (between 3pm and 7pm) and get discounts on on-tap beers and cocktail jars. Buy one shot of tequila for R27 and get another free.

Seabreeze Fish and Shell (Cape Town CBD)
These Bree Street newcomers have a R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm.

The interior at SeaBreeze. Photo by Claire Gunn.

Slug & Lettuce (Kloof Street)
Make Tuesdays date nights at Slug & Lettuce – order two burgers and a bottle of wine at just R200. Also on offer are their half-price burgers and Café Classics, from 11am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays. Also go for their happy hour between 4pm and 6pm on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get half-price draughts and wine by the glass

Spiro’s (Hout Bay)
On Tuesdays you can enjoy a 500g T-bone steak, served with chips or roast vegetables and a choice of mushroom or pepper sauce for R140. This special is available from 3pm and no takeaways are allowed.

The Village Idiot (City Bowl)
Every Tuesday is ‘Twosday’ at Village Idiot. This includes two pulled pork burgers topped with house-made coleslaw and a jug of Standard Premium Lager for R130 for two people. Or go for the whole free-range roast chicken with veggies, slaw and a bottle of house wine for R320.

A dish at The Village Idiot. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

A colourful dish at The Village Idiot. Photo supplied.

Wednesdays

Active Sushi (Hudson Street)
Eat as much sushi as you like for R199 from 5.30pm to 10pm Tuesdays to Fridays. They also have specially priced combos available from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturdays.

Active Sushi

A sashimi salad at Active Sushi. Photo supplied.

Amore Ristorante Italiano (Kenilworth)
Tuck into their two-course lunch special for just R150 per person.

 

Barristers (Newlands)
Show up for lunch Mondays to Sundays between 11am and 6pm, and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. If you’d like to order it as a takeaway, you’ll pay R5 extra for packaging. On public holidays you will also pay a R5 surcharge per meal ordered.

Beluga (Green Point)
Take advantage of the special of half-price sushi all day, as well as half-price dim sum and cocktails from 12pm to 7pm. This special is available from Monday to Saturday.

Blowfish Restaurant (Table View)
Enjoy half-price sushi from the conveyor belt from 5pm to 8pm on Wednesdays and Sundays. There’s a daily oysters-and-bubbly special from 12.30pm until 10pm for R129, which gets you six fresh oysters and two glasses of Pieter Cruythoff bubbly. Also on offer is the weekday special, where you can enjoy two courses for R165, or three courses for R225. Pensioners also get 25% off their lunch.

The view from Blowfish. Photo supplied.

Burger & Lobster (City Bowl)
Enjoy the two-for-one happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. This includes a selection of draught beers, wines by the glass and selected signature cocktails.

Caffe Villagio (Milnerton)
Pop in for their R35 breakfast, or enjoy gyros and fries for R65 for lunch.

Catharina’s (Constantia)
Tuck into the lunch special at Catharina’s with dishes like pasta of the day, smoked salmon salad, fish and chips, a beef burger, or a BLT panini. Each dish has a special price. The lunch special is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm.

Clarke’s Bar and Dining Room (City Bowl)
Their breakfast special goes from 8am to 9am, when you’ll get two farm eggs on toast plus a coffee or glass of OJ for R30. This special is not available for takeaways. Also take advantage of the coffee special from Mondays to Fridays, which gets you any coffee for R12 between 7am and 8am. That’s not all, they also offer a daily happy hour between 5pm and 7pm, when certain drinks are R27.

The rooster dog at Clarke’s. Photo supplied.

Da Vinci’s on Kloof (Gardens)
Enjoy half-price starters and drinks from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on weekdays. Drinks include beers, house wine and frozen cocktails. This offer is valid for sit-down only. From Monday to Saturday, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11.30am to 4pm, which includes options like burgers and chips; pork chop with mash and peas; a teriyaki beef-strip wrap; a sticky chicken wrap; steak, egg and chips; veg cannelloni; beef lasagne; chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips; and a grilled chicken breast salad. All students with valid student cards receive 10% off their bill. This applies to sit-down meals only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials. Not available on public holidays.

Eat Out the Box (Wynberg)
Order two large pizzas for only R159, two burgers plus chips for R159, or one pizza and one burger for R159. You can also choose any four medium pizzas from the menu for R219. This offer is valid for takeaway from Sundays to Thursdays only.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
From Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 10am, choose from a breakfast menu that gets you a select breakfast with either coffee or juice for R35 or R60. Also get a large margherita pizza and an ice tea or beer for R50. Or get a sandwich or small salad for R65 from 12pm to 2pm. There’s also a coffee special on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get a R12 coffee between 8am and 10am.

Inside & You’re Out (City Bowl)
Enjoy two 150g burgers with bottomless fries for R120 between 12pm and 6pm, from Monday to Friday. From Tuesday to Saturday, they also offer beer bucket specials with six SAB beers for R100, or four craft beers for R140.

La Tête (City Bowl)
The menu of this farm-to-fork eatery will change every night in order to make use of what is seasonal and fresh. They run a plat du jour lunch special, for which you pay R140 for a main course with a glass of wine. This special is available Tuesdays to Friday for lunch only between 12.30pm and 3pm.

La Tête. Photo supplied.

Manga (Mouille Point)
Take advantage of Manga’s two-for-one sushi dishes Monday to Friday between 4 and 7pm. This applies to both Mouille Point and Church Square but excludes Mojo Market.

A plate of sushi at Manga in Mouille Point. Photo supplied.

Meloncino (V&A Waterfront)
Get 50% off all cocktails every day from 4pm to 6 pm.

Mondiall (V&A Waterfront)
Mondiall offers a business lunch special that gets you either 33% off your food bill for a table of four or less, or 44% off tables over four. The offer runs Monday to Fridays and excludes drinks.

NV-80 (Sea Point)
Head here for the weekday business lunch special and get two courses for R220 or three courses for R280.

NY Slice (Sea Point)
Sip on R12 Deluxe coffees every morning from 7am until 12pm from their Sea Point branch. You can also pick up a beer and a slice of pizza for R38 every day from Sea Point, and before 6pm from Kloof.

Primal Eatery (City Bowl)
Get two 250g fillets with a choice of two sides, a bottle of wine and a dessert to share for R600. This special is available Tuesdays to Thursdays for dinner.

Rick’s Café Americain (Gardens)
Indulge in one of the weekday lunch specials for R75. The dishes change weekly, but you can expect pastas and fish. These specials are available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 3pm. Also stop by for happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays (between 3pm and 7pm) and get discounts on on-tap beers and cocktail jars. Buy one shot of tequila for R27 and get another free.

A typical evening outside at Rick’s Café Americain. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Seabreeze Fish and Shell (Cape Town CBD)
These Bree Street newcomers have a R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm.

Slug & Lettuce (Kloof Street)
Enjoy the great tapas deal available on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Slug & Lettuce. Order two tapas and receive the third free. Also on offer are their half-price burgers and Café Classics, from 11am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays. Also go for their happy hour between 4pm and 6pm on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get half-price draughts and wine by the glass.

Sotano (Sea Point)
Enjoy the two-for-one lamb burger special for R110 from 5pm on Wednesdays.

Spiro’s (Hout Bay)
On Wednesdays you can enjoy 1kg of succulent ribs for only R150 from 3pm onward. No takeaways are allowed.

The Village Idiot (Cape Town CBD)
Pimp your gin at The Village Idiot on Wednesdays. From 5pm to 7pm, you can order a double Whitley Neill gin and tonic for R40. Go wild and add botanicals of your choosing to perfect your gin.

A dish prepared and served at The Village Idiot. Photo supplied.

Thursdays

Active Sushi (Hudson Street)
Eat as much sushi as you like for R199 from 5.30pm to 10pm Tuesdays to Fridays. They also have specially priced combos available from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturdays.

Amore Ristorante Italiano (Kenilworth)
Tuck into their two-course lunch special for just R150 per person.

Barristers (Newlands)
Show up for lunch Mondays to Sundays between 11am and 6pm, and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. If you’d like to order it as a takeaway, you’ll pay R5 extra for packaging. On public holidays you will also pay a R5 surcharge per meal ordered.

Beluga (Green Point)
Take advantage of the special of half-price sushi all day, as well as half-price dim sum and cocktails from 12pm to 7pm. This special is available from Monday to Saturday.

Sushi at Beluga. Photo supplied.

Blowfish Restaurant (Table View)
There’s a daily oysters-and-bubbly special from 12.30pm until 10pm for R129, which gets you six fresh oysters and two glasses of Pieter Cruythoff bubbly. Also on offer is the weekday special, where you can enjoy two courses for R165, or three courses for R225. Pensioners also get 25% off their lunch.

Burger & Lobster (City Bowl)
Enjoy the two-for-one happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. This includes a selection of draught beers, wines by the glass and selected signature cocktails.

Caffe Villagio (Milnerton)
Pop in for their R35 breakfast, or enjoy a delicious chicken schnitzel for R65.

Catharina’s (Constantia)
Tuck into the lunch special at Catharina’s with dishes like pasta of the day, smoked salmon salad, fish and chips, a beef burger, or a BLT panini. Each dish has a special price. The lunch special is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm.

Clarke’s Bar and Dining Room (City Bowl)
Their breakfast special goes from 8am to 9am, when you’ll get two farm eggs on toast plus a coffee or glass of OJ for R30. This special is not available for takeaways. Also take advantage of the coffee special from Mondays to Fridays, which gets you any coffee for R12 between 7am and 8am. That’s not all, they also offer a daily happy hour between 5pm and 7pm, when certain drinks are R27.

Da Vinci’s on Kloof (Gardens)
Enjoy half-price starters and drinks from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on weekdays. Drinks include beers, house wine and frozen cocktails. This offer is valid for sit-down only. From Monday to Saturday, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11.30am to 4pm, which includes options like burgers and chips; pork chop with mash and peas; a teriyaki beef-strip wrap; a sticky chicken wrap; steak, egg and chips; veg cannelloni; beef lasagne; chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips; and a grilled chicken breast salad. All students with valid student cards receive 10% off their bill. This applies to sit-down meals only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials. Not available on public holidays.

Eat Out the Box (Wynberg)
Order two large pizzas for only R159, two burgers plus chips for R159, or one pizza and one burger for R159. You can also choose any four medium pizzas from the menu for R219. This offer is valid for takeaway from Sundays to Thursdays only.

A burger from Eat Out the Box. Photo supplied.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
From Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 10am, choose from a breakfast menu that gets you a select breakfast with either coffee or juice for R35 or R60. Also get a large margherita pizza and an ice tea or beer for R50. Or get a sandwich or small salad for R65 from 12pm to 2pm. There’s also a coffee special on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get a R12 coffee between 8am and 10am.

HQ (City Bowl)
Enjoy half-price tapas from the bar snacks menu, which may include everything from butternut-and-sage wontons and chorizo risotto balls to lamb sliders and a charcuterie-and-cheese board.

Inside & You’re Out (City Bowl)
Enjoy two 150g burgers with bottomless fries for R120 between 12pm and 6pm, from Monday to Friday. From Tuesday to Saturday, they also offer beer bucket specials with six SAB beers for R100, or four craft beers for R140.

La Tête (City Bowl)
The menu of this farm-to-fork eatery will change every night in order to make use of what is seasonal and fresh. They run a plat du jour lunch special, for which you pay R140 for a main course with a glass of wine. This special is available Tuesdays to Friday for lunch only between 12.30pm and 3pm.

The madeleines at La Tête. Photo by Claire Gunn.

Manga (Mouille Point)
Take advantage of Manga’s two-for-one sushi dishes Monday to Friday between 4 and 7pm. This applies to both Mouille Point and Church Square but excludes Mojo Market.

Meloncino (V&A Waterfront)
Get 50% off all cocktails every day from 4pm to 6 pm.

Mondiall (V&A Waterfront)
Mondiall offers a business lunch special that gets you either 33% off your food bill for a table of four or less, or 44% off tables over four. The offer runs Monday to Fridays and excludes drinks.

Views of Table Mountain from the harbour side of Mondiall. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Views of Table Mountain from the harbour side of Mondiall. Photo supplied.

NV-80 (Sea Point)
Head here for the weekday business lunch special and get two courses for R220 or three courses for R280.

NY Slice (Sea Point and Kloof Street)
Sip on R12 Deluxe coffees every morning from 7am until 12pm from their Sea Point branch. You can also pick up a beer and a slice of pizza for R38 every day from Sea Point, and before 6pm from Kloof.

Primal Eatery (City Bowl)
Get two 250g fillets with a choice of two sides, a bottle of wine and a dessert to share for R600. This special is available Tuesdays to Thursdays for dinner.

Rick’s Café Americain (Gardens)
Indulge in one of the weekday lunch specials for R75. The dishes change weekly, but you can expect pastas and fish. These specials are available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 3pm. Also stop by for happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays (between 3pm and 7pm) and get discounts on on-tap beers and cocktail jars. Buy one shot of tequila for R27 and get another free.

Seabreeze Fish & Shell (Cape Town CBD)
These Bree Street newcomers have a R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm.

Slug & Lettuce (Kloof Street)
Enjoy the great tapas deal available on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Slug & Lettuce. Order two tapas and receive the third free. Also on offer are their half-price burgers and Café Classics, from 11am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays. Also go for their happy hour between 4pm and 6pm on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get half-price draughts and wine by the glass.

Fridays

Active Sushi (Hudson Street)
Eat as much sushi as you like for R199 from 5.30pm to 10pm Tuesdays to Fridays. They also have specially priced combos available from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturdays.

Active Sushi in Hudson Street. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Active Sushi in Hudson Street. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Amore Ristorante Italiano (Kenwilworth)
Tuck into their two-course lunch special for just R150 per person.

Barristers (Newlands)
Show up for lunch Mondays to Sundays between 11am and 6pm, and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. If you’d like to order it as a takeaway, you’ll pay R5 extra for packaging. On public holidays you will also pay a R5 surcharge per meal ordered.

Beluga (Green Point)
Take advantage of the special of half-price sushi all day, as well as half-price dim sum and cocktails from 12pm to 7pm. This special is available from Monday to Saturday.

Blowfish Restaurant (Table View)
There’s a daily oysters-and-bubbly special from 12.30pm until 10pm for R129, which gets you six fresh oysters and two glasses of Pieter Cruythoff bubbly. Also on offer is the weekday special, where you can enjoy two courses for R165, or three courses for R225. Pensioners also get 25% off their lunch.

Burger & Lobster (City Bowl)
Enjoy the two-for-one happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. This includes a selection of draught beers, wines by the glass and selected signature cocktails.

Caffe Villagio (Milnerton)
Pop in for their R35 breakfast, or enjoy fish and chips for R65 for lunch.

Catharina’s (Constantia)
Tuck into the lunch special at Catharina’s with dishes like pasta of the day, smoked salmon salad, fish and chips, a beef burger, or a BLT panini. Each dish has a special price. The lunch special is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm.

Clarke’s Bar and Dining Room (City Bowl)
Their breakfast special goes from 8am to 9am, when you’ll get two farm eggs on toast plus a coffee or glass of OJ for R30. This special is not available for takeaways. Also take advantage of the coffee special from Mondays to Fridays, which gets you any coffee for R12 between 7am and 8am. That’s not all, they also offer a daily happy hour between 5pm and 7pm, when certain drinks are R27.

The insanely rich disco fries at Clarke’s. Photo supplied.

Da Vinci’s on Kloof (Gardens)
Enjoy half-price starters and drinks from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on weekdays. Drinks include beers, house wine and frozen cocktails. This offer is valid for sit-down only. From Monday to Saturday, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11.30am to 4pm, which includes options like burgers and chips; pork chop with mash and peas; a teriyaki beef-strip wrap; a sticky chicken wrap; steak, egg and chips; veg cannelloni; beef lasagne; chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips; and a grilled chicken breast salad. All students with valid student cards receive 10% off their bill. This applies to sit-down meals only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials. Not available on public holidays.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
From Mondays to Fridays from 8am to 10am, choose from a breakfast menu that gets you a select breakfast with either coffee or juice for R35 or R60. Also get a large margherita pizza and an ice tea or beer for R50. Or get a sandwich or small salad for R65 from 12pm to 2pm. There’s also a coffee special on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get a R12 coffee between 8am and 10am.

The El Pepperoni at Hail Pizza. Photo supplied.

Inside & You’re Out (City Bowl)
Enjoy two 150g burgers with bottomless fries for R120 between 12pm and 6pm, from Monday to Friday. From Tuesday to Saturday, they also offer beer bucket specials with six SAB beers for R100, or four craft beers for R140.

La Tête (City Bowl)
The menu of this farm-to-fork eatery will change every night in order to make use of what is seasonal and fresh. They run a plat du jour lunch special, for which you pay R140 for a main course with a glass of wine. This special is available Tuesdays to Friday for lunch only between 12.30pm and 3pm.

Manga (Mouille Point)
Take advantage of Manga’s two-for-one sushi dishes Monday to Friday between 4 and 7pm. This applies to both Mouille Point and Church Square but excludes Mojo Market.

A plate of sushi at Manga in Mouille Point. Photo supplied.

Meloncino (V&A Waterfront)
Get 50% off all cocktails every day from 4pm to 6 pm.

Mondiall (V&A Waterfront)
Mondiall offers a business lunch special that gets you either 33% off your food bill for a table of four or less, or 44% off tables over four. The offer runs Monday to Fridays and excludes drinks.

NV-80 (Sea Point)
Head here for the weekday business lunch special and get two courses for R220 or three courses for R280.

NY Slice (Sea Point and Kloof Street)
Sip on R12 Deluxe coffees every morning from 7am until 12pm from their Sea Point branch. You can also pick up a beer and a slice of pizza for R38 every day from Sea Point, and before 6pm from Kloof.

Rick’s Café Americain (Gardens)
Indulge in one of the weekday lunch specials for R75. The dishes change weekly, but you can expect pastas and fish. These specials are available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 3pm. Also stop by for happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays (between 3pm and 7pm) and get discounts on on-tap beers and cocktail jars. Buy one shot of tequila for R27 and get another free.

Rick’s Café Americain. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Seabreeze Fish and Shell (Cape Town CBD)
These Bree Street newcomers have a R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm.

Slug & Lettuce (Kloof Street)
Stop by at Slug & Lettuce to enjoy their half-price burgers and Café Classics, from 11am to 4pm Mondays to Fridays. Also go for their happy hour between 4pm and 6pm on Mondays to Fridays, when you can get half-price draughts and wine by the glass.

Weekend

Active Sushi (Hudson Street)
Their R199 all-you-can-eat sushi special runs all day on Saturdays and Sundays. They also have specially priced combos available from 11.30am to 3.30pm, Monday to Saturdays.

Barristers (Newlands)
Show up for lunch Mondays to Sundays between 11am and 6pm, and pay R65 for one of 23 hearty pub lunches off the special menu. If you’d like to order it as a takeaway, you’ll pay R5 extra for packaging. On public holidays you will also pay a R5 surcharge per meal ordered.

Beluga (Green Point)
Take advantage of the special of half-price sushi all day, as well as half-price dim sum and cocktails. This special is available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 7pm and all day on Sundays.

Blowfish Restaurant (Table View)
There’s a daily oysters-and-bubbly special from 12.30pm until 10pm for R129, which gets you six fresh oysters and two glasses of Pieter Cruythoff bubbly. On Sundays enjoy half-price sushi from the conveyor belt from 5pm to 8pm.

Burger & Lobster (City Bowl)
Enjoy the two-for-one happy hour every day from 4pm to 7pm. This includes a selection of draught beers, wines by the glass and selected signature cocktails.

Caffe Villagio (Milnerton)
Pop in for their R35 breakfast on Saturdays and Sundays.

Catharina’s (Constantia)
Tuck into the lunch special at Catharina’s with dishes like pasta of the day, smoked salmon salad, fish and chips, a beef burger, or a BLT panini. Each dish has a special price. The lunch special is available from Mondays to Saturdays, 12pm to 3pm.

Da Vinci’s on Kloof (Gardens)
From Monday to Saturday, enjoy the R50 lunch special from 11.30am to 4pm, which includes options like burgers and chips; pork chop with mash and peas; a teriyaki beef-strip wrap; a sticky chicken wrap; steak, egg and chips; veg cannelloni; beef lasagne; chicken schnitzel with cheese sauce and chips; and a grilled chicken breast salad. All students with valid student cards receive 10% off their bill. This applies to sit-down meals only and cannot be used in conjunction with any other specials. Not available on public holidays.

Eat Out the Box (Wynberg)
Order two large pizzas for only R159; two burgers plus chips for R159; or one pizza and one burger for R159. You can also choose any four medium pizzas from the menu for R219. This offer is valid for takeaway only from Sunday to Thursday.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
On the weekends, enjoy bottomless mimosas for R150. This runs all day on Saturdays and Sundays.

The interior at Hail Pizza. Photo supplied.

Inside & You’re Out (City Bowl)
From Tuesday to Saturday, they also offer beer bucket specials with six SAB beers for R100, or four craft beers for R140. On Saturdays they also offer bottomless mimosas for R100.

Meloncino (V&A Waterfront)
Get 50% off all cocktails every day from 4pm to 6 pm.

NY Slice (Sea Point and Kloof Street)
Sip on R12 Deluxe coffees every morning from 7am until 12pm from their Sea Point branch. You can also pick up a beer and a slice of pizza for R38 every day from Sea Point, and before 6pm from Kloof.

Rick’s Café Americain (Gardens)
Indulge in one of the weekday lunch specials for R75. The dishes change weekly, but you can expect pastas and fish. These specials are available Mondays to Saturdays from 12pm to 3pm. Also stop by for happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays (between 3pm and 7pm) and get discounts on on-tap beers and cocktail jars. Buy one shot of tequila for R27 and get another free.

Seabreeze Fish and Shell (Cape Town CBD)
These Bree Street newcomers have a R10 oyster happy hour every day from 12pm to 1pm and 5pm to 6pm.

The langoustines with garlicky aioli, and a side of chips for good measure. Photo by Nikita Buxton.

Slug and Lettuce (Kloof Street)
Head to Slug and Lettuce on Kloof for R35 cocktails all day on Sundays.

Please note that while we take care to ensure that the specials listed here are accurate, some deals and prices may change without our knowledge.

 

 

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