Christmas lunch special menus in the Western Cape

Make this Christmas Day extra special by having a delightful lunch experience. Skip the kitchen chaos, indulge in festive flavours, and relish the joy of sharing a heartwarming meal with loved ones in a restaurant setting.

Western Cape

Beluga (V&A Waterfront, Cape Town)
Make the most of the sunny weather with a special Christmas four-course set menu lunch at Beluga restaurant, overlooking the harbour. At R895 per person (50% discount for children under 12), you can kick off the meal with canapés such as Rockefeller oysters and green pea arancini with truffle aioli, before proceeding to starters that include crispy baby calamari and venison carpaccio. Mains include whole grilled crayfish, sesame-seared tuna and Thai curry, while for dessert you can enjoy Persian orange and almond cake, white chocolate beignets, crème brûlée or chocolate fondant. Lunch begins at 11am. For reservations, call 021 418 2948 or 061 435 0183 or email Bookings via Dineplan are also accepted.


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Sevruga (V&A Waterfront, Cape Town)
Seafood restaurant Sevruga is offering a three-course Christmas lunch at R950 per person starting from 12noon onwards. Patrons can begin the feast with gazpacho, prawn tian, beef carpaccio or Caesar salad, before proceeding to mains that include whole baby kingklip, Karoo rack of lamb and Parmesan and truffle gnocchi. Desserts include crème brûlée, lemon cheesecake and dark chocolate torte. A special kids’ menu is also available. Reservations need to be made by December 23 and can be placed by calling 021 421 5134 or by emailing Bookings via Dineplan are also accepted.

OUI Bar & Ktchn (Radisson Red, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town)
For Christmas lunch with a difference, head to OUI Bar & Ktchn for a five-course vegan feast, accompanied by live music, Santa hats, crackers, tinsel treats and jolly juice on arrival. Priced at R700 per adult and R350 for kids aged five to 10 years, the menu includes starters such as curry vetkoek, summer pea soup with wild mushrooms, and beetroot falafel. For the main event, you can sample the smoked sausage with roast butternut, walnut and nut crumble, miso caramel, fried sage and oat milk tofu. Desserts include a vegan carrot cake and lime sorbet. Lunch begins at 12noon. For reservations, call 087 086 1578 or book via Quicket.

SKYE Rooftop Bar and Restaurant (The Hyde Hotel, Sea Point, Cape Town)
With a gorgeous view of the Atlantic Ocean, SKYE Rooftop Bar and Restaurant makes for the perfect setting for Christmas lunch. From 1pm onwards, you can enjoy a three-course festive meal priced at R595 per person, which includes a welcome drink and homemade bread on arrival. You can then tuck into starters that include a choice of fig, thyme and ricotta pavlova, baby spinach salad or goat’s cheesecake. For mains, options include confit turkey, beef fillet, glazed gammon roulade or vegetable pithivier. For dessert, you can pick between the panettone bread and butter pudding with pavlova ice cream or gingerbread panna cotta. For reservations, call 021 434 0205 or book via Quicket.

3 Kitch3ns (Silver Forest, Somerset West, Cape Town)

Tuck into an enticing three-course Christmas lunch at 3 Kitch3ns with festive music and Christmas crackers to set the tone. Priced at R645 per person, you can enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly on arrival and canapés for the table, before digging into starters that include beef carpaccio, prawn and salmon stack, and Tuscan garlic creamy mushrooms. For main course, options include lamb roulade, pan-seared Norwegian salmon, wholegrain crusted sliced roast beef, and butternut and baby spinach Wellington. To round off the meal, you can enjoy a choice of Amarula panna cotta, yuletide chocolate or lemon tart. There is also a special menu for kids aged 10 years and under, priced at R395. Lunch begins at 12noon. For reservations, call 021 140 0040 or email Bookings via Dineplan are also accepted.


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La Belle Bistro & Bakery (Constantia, Cape Town)
Situated at a stunning venue at the Alphen Hotel in Constantia, La Belle Bistro is offering a classic three-course festive lunch menu priced at R645 per person. You can begin the meal with starters that include butter-basted garlic prawns, salt and pepper baby squid, and beef carpaccio, moving on to mouth-watering mains that include crispy apple roast pork belly, crispy skin white fish, and rosemary grilled lamb cutlets. Desserts include a South African classic – Peppermint Crisp tart, as well as a choice of lemon meringue or chocolate raspberry tart. Lunch will be served from 12noon onwards. For reservations, call 021 795 6336 or email Bookings via Dineplan are also accepted.

Bo-Vine Wine & Grill House (Camps Bay, Cape Town)
Get ready for a meaty feast this Christmas with a special three-course lunch at Bo-Vine Wine & Grill House at The Promenade Shopping Centre in Camps Bay. Priced at R700 per person, starters include beef fillet carpaccio, chicken livers or salt and pepper calamari, while for main course you can take your pick from the de-boned grilled chicken, beef fillet or kingklip (all of which are served with a side of your choice). For dessert, you can relish the crème brûlée or sticky toffee pudding with ice cream. You can pair your meal with crafted cocktails or select a bottle of wine to share from the curated wine list. The restaurant also has a special kids’ menu for children under 12 years and a vegetarian menu that can be provided on request. For reservations, call 063 712 6310 or email Bookings via Dineplan are also accepted.

Wild Fig Restaurant (Mowbray, Cape Town)
Bring in the festive cheer with a special four-course Christmas lunch at Wild Fig restaurant. Priced at R575 per adult, the main four-course Christmas menu begins with gazpacho soup and a starter of asparagus with hollandaise and tomato concasse. For main course, you can choose between the rubbed roast lamb shoulder, chicken ballotine or smoked gammon, served with duck fat roasties, seasonal greens and lamb and chicken jus. For dessert, you can indulge in the sticky toffee pudding, served with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce, followed by filter coffee with biscotti to round off the meal. Wild Fig also has a vegetarian Christmas lunch menu priced at R425 per person and a children’s Christmas lunch menu priced at R360 for children under 12 years, both of which need to be pre-ordered. Christmas crackers will also be provided on arrival. For reservations, call 021 448 0507 or email You can also book via Dineplan.

The Brasserie (Forest Glade House, Tokai, Cape Town)
French-Italian-inspired restaurant The Brasserie is offering a five-course festive Christmas lunch priced at R850 per adult and R300 for children under 12 years. The grand luncheon begins at 12noon with a glass of bubbly on arrival. You can then take your seat and prepare to dig into a traditional Christmas feast that includes smoked salmon and roast beef crostini, wood-fired slow-roasted lamb, gammon and turkey with stuffing, traditional Christmas pudding and a cheese board to end the meal. For reservations, call Ella or Lauren on 087 700 3273 or email

Ōku (Huguenot Street, Franschhoek)
For a Southeast Asian-inspired Christmas feast, Ōku’s 11-course kaiseki-style Christmas day lunch menu is the real deal. Priced at R990 per person (R1 680 per person for the wine pairing menu), some of the menu highlights include Japanese milk bread, Saldanha Bay oysters, yellowtail nigiri, tuna sashimi katsu, Norwegian salmon, smoked pork belly, lamb baos and dark chocolate mousse. For reservations, call 021 023 4695, email or book via the restaurant’s website or on Dineplan.

Baccō Estate Winery (Simonsvlei Road, Paarl)
If you’re looking to enjoy a family-style Christmas lunch outdoors, Baccō Estate Winery is the place to go. Priced at R950 per person, lunch begins with a complimentary glass of Baccō Estate Rosé 2022 on arrival, followed by a festive spread of canapés and starters that include truffle arancini, duck and blackberry tartlet, and smoked trout blinis. The main course includes whole roasted salmon and lamb on the spit, accompanied by 20-layer potato roasties, butternut and cabbage salad. When it comes to dessert, you’ll be spoilt for choice with options that include Christmas trifle, mince pies, macarons, meringues and even a croquembouche tower. For reservations, call 063 296 2147 or you can also book via Dineplan.


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