Between the big leather chairs, candelabras, antique photographs, and outdoor garden with string lights, Kloof Street House looks like a Victorian-era dinner party thrown by Jay Gatsby. The menu has options for everyone - from an ostrich fillet to vegan risotto - but we always order the truffled parmesan polenta chips, kingklip, and one of every dessert. Make your reservation here for 30-40 minutes after sunset to fit in sundowners at Kloof Corner, Bakoven Beach, the boulders at Glen Beach, or “The Rock” first. Also, KSH is open on Sundays and until 2am - worth noting because Sundays are oddly the best night of the week to go out here.
More spots in GardensSee more
Nourish’d Juice Bar
Nourish’d is basically a restaurant in a treehouse on Upper Kloof that serves incredible smoothie bowls.
Unframed Ice Cream
Unframed is the best ice cream on the continent and with plenty of vegan flavors in addition to classics.
More Italian spotsSee more
Suggested by our writers
The Test Kitchen
The Test Kitchen is South Africa’s best restaurant and you should do whatever is necessary to experience it for yourself.
The Potluck Club
The Pot Luck Club is a buzzing, top floor restaurant in Woodstock serving the best small plates in the city.
SeaBreeze Fish & Shell
Seabreeze Fish and Shell is the best seafood spot where you can find both incredible fish and some serious “Cape Town vibes.”
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more