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Cheap Restaurants in Cape Town

Top 10 cheap restaurants in and around Cape Town: For a dime in the front row, inexpensive restaurants in Cape Town

Compared to the United Kingdom eating out in Cape Town cheap. A good dish with a beer will cost an average of around R80.00. But we stay English and English want for a dime on the front row and also in Cape Town. We at KaapstadMagazine.nl have a top ten list of restaurants where you can eat well for less than R50.00.

1. Eastern Food Bazaar
Anyone loves and to knows this restaurant in Cape Town for good and inexpensive food. Indians praise the quality of Eastern Food Bazaar, which serves excellent Indian food for very cheap. Here you walk out the door with a supper plus a Coke in the stomach for up to R42.00. And yes, that's cheap! The name gives it all, a lot of Chinese food for little cash; and that sounds like music to the ears of the average English person in Cape Town. The Easter Food Bazaar offers a variety and the prices are between R20.00 and R35.00 for a supper.

96 Long Market Street | City Bowl | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 461 2458+27 (0) 21 461 2458 +27 (0) 21 461 2458+27 (0) 21 461 2458

2. Rafiki's
The food at Rafiki's has a nice balance between light snacks and full meals. It is known for its great pizzas from the wood oven (try the Afghan Surprise or the Mother Clucker), but also the chili poppers and shrimp are delicious to eat. The well-topped pizzas vary between R36.00 and R59.00. On Monday you get the pizzas even at half price! Be smart and come Wednesdays along for the citizen special. Every Wednesday, you have two hamburgers for R75.00. Fish & Chips, R46.50. Read more about Rafiki's.

13 Kloof Nek Road | Tamboerskloof | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 426 4731+27 (0) 21 426 4731 +27 (0) 21 426 4731+27 (0) 21 426 4731

3. Narona's
Small and beautiful; is the place to Exterior Street Gardens. An extensive menu with prices with your low budget is quite right. More than half of the dishes are under R50.00. A good cheeseburger with bacon and fries you eat here for R40.00. Rather pasta with seafood? Then you can check out at R43.00.

136 Buitenkant Street | Gardens | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 465 8111+27 (0) 21 465 8111 +27 (0) 21 465 8111+27 (0) 21 465 8111

4. Obz Cafe
How could it be otherwise that you can eat in the student quarter of Cape Town for little money. The Obz Cafe is the place for a cheap bite. R25.00 - R40.00. You will not spend more here for supper.

115 Lower Main Road | Observatory | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 448 5555+27 (0) 21 448 5555 +27 (0) 21 448 5555+27 (0) 21 448 5555

5. Simply Asia
Thai food and noodles does not fall into the category of English food. And that's good, because that's why we go on vacation! Simply Asia is a franchise chain with about twenty different locations in the Cape. The menus include more of Thai and vegetarian dishes. This chain proves that good food need not be expensive; a Thai dish you pay R49.00, R47.00 vegetarian dish and a noodle dish R49.00. Sea Point Gardens and the V & A Waterfront are three of the locations where this chain is established.
Read more about Simply Asia brands in your area.

+27 (0) 21 447 4387+27 (0) 21 447 4387 +27 (0) 21 447 4387+27 (0) 21 447 4387

6. Casa Nostra Italian Restaurant
Classic Italian dishes at a reasonable price. Pastas and pizzas slide inside you for a price of around R50.00. Homemade tagliatelle with Bolognese sauce you pay R45.00. The large pizzas with 33 cm are for a price of up to R50.00. Buon appetito!

66 Regent Street | Sea Point | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 443 0187+27 (0) 21 443 0187 +27 (0) 21 443 0187+27 (0) 21 443 0187

7. A Taste of Asia
A Taste of Asia is located in the heart of the lively Observatory. The restaurant serves appetizers and entrees from R20.00 - R40.00. Thai, Chinese, Japanese and Korean food's on the menu. Take a look in the kitchen of this restaurant. Leave your fat wallet at home.

45 Lower Main Road | Observatory | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 447 1500+27 (0) 21 447 1500 +27 (0) 21 447 1500+27 (0) 21 447 1500

8. Harries Pancake House
Here there are pancakes in many flavours and variations. Whether you're a fan of sweet, savoury or traditional varieties of pancake; you'll be amazed at the pancake variations in Harries Pancake House. From Thai chicken and mushrooms to Bobotie: Harry can do it all! For a pancake you pay between R36.00 and R50.00.

Shop 2 & 3 Fisher Basket World | 5 Main Road | Hout Bay | +27 (0) 21 790 2472+27 (0) 21 790 2472 +27 (0) 21 790 2472+27 (0) 21 790 2472

9. Aris Souvlaki
This Greek restaurant has two floors and a balcony overlooking one of the busy streets in Sea Point. For most of the main courses you pay slightly less than R50.00, the food is tasty and of good quality. Baklava, Greek kebabs, shawarma, and more Greek specialties you can expect at this place.

83a Regent Road | Sea Point | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 439 6683+27 (0) 21 439 6683+27 (0) 21 439 6683+27 (0) 21 439 6683 +27 (0) 21 439 6683+27 (0) 21 439 6683+27 (0) 21 439 6683+27 (0) 21 439 6683

10. Saul's Grill
It was opened once as a small take-away in the late eighties. It has since grown into a full service restaurant and bar. Saul's is unique because it is the only restaurant on the Atlantic coast, which is open 24 hours a day. Grilled burgers and chicken you can have for around R50.00. Boerewors with eggs and fries will cost R34.00. There are always attractive offers that make supper affordable.

152 Main Road | Sea Point | Cape Town | +27 (0) 87 151 4601(0) 87 151 4601(0) 87 151 4601(0) 87 151 4601 +27 (0) 87 151 4601(0) 87 151 4601(0) 87 151 4601(0) 87 151 4601

Source: Cape Town Magazine November 2010