Best Buffet deals in Southern Suburbs

When planning family get-togethers, parties, and functions, it can be difficult finding a restaurant that caters to everyone’s tastes. Agents from Chas Everitt Cape Town South have put together a list of their favorite restaurants that offer buffets.

1. Cattle Baron

cattle baron constantiaRecommended by Shanaz Sity-Herskovitz, Chas Everitt Constantia area specialist.
Situated in the heart of Constantia wine lands in Constantia Village, the award-winning Cattle Baron Grill House offers the best dining experience for all.
The Cattle Baron in Constantia Village offers three different buffet options:

Weekday Luncheon Buffet: R75 per head and R59 for Senior Citizens from 12:00 – 15:00.
This buffet normally comprises Roast Beef, Lamb Riblets with mint, Deep-fried Calamari strips with Tartar sauce, Fish Coujons with sweet and sour sauce  Lamb or Chicken Curry, Beef ribs, Chicken pieces, a Pasta dish, Potato wedges, Rice, Creamy Spinach and Spicy Butternut. There are also two salads available. Some items are changed daily to allow for variation.

Saturday Breakfast Brunch Buffet: R49 per head from 09:00 – 12:30.
Comprises Bacon, Steak slivers, Boerewors,  Spicy chicken livers, Rosti, Grilled mushrooms, Grilled Tomato, Baked beans and choice of Eggs. Orange Juice or Coffee is R10 per item extra.

Sunday Luncheon Buffet: R108.90 per head from 12:00 – 15:00
This is a two coarse buffet with a STARTER of Butternut soup or Chicken liver pate. The main course is similar to the weekday buffet but in addition has Roast pork and Roast chicken and a variety of additional items.

Location: Shop No.1, Old Village in Constantia Village Shopping Centre, Constantia, 7806, Western Cape, South Africa
Tel: 021 794 4930

2. Catharina’s 


Recommended by Lisa Rowel, Chas Everitt Tokai area specialist.
Catharina’s offer a seasonal summer Sunday buffet, commencing again 2 November.  Booking essential, R280 per person.
Open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Live jazz is played at the Sunday Buffet Luncheons.

Location: Steenberg Hotel, Steenberg Estate,Steenberg road, Tokai, Cape Town
Tel: 021 713 7178


3. Melissa’s

MelRecommended by Charlene Faint, sectional title specialist.
Melissa’s has a great buffet at lunch time, served from 12:00 – 2.30, Monday to Friday.  It remains good value for money and the menu is changed every day. Food from the buffet is charged on a pay-per-weight system.
Location: Shop 3 Cardiff Castle, Kildare Road, Newlands, Cape Town
Tel: 0216836949

4. Moyo

MoyoRecommended by Sally Gracie and Marion Bolton, Chas Everitt Constantia Upper specialists.
Every Friday night, Moyo Kirstenbosch hosts a buffet with entertainment, seafood, curries and more. One of the newer additions to the vibrant stable of Moyo restaurants, the Kirstenbosch Gardens location offers patrons a unique and sophisticated African buffet experience in a breathtaking setting.
Location: Kirstenbosch Gardens, Rhodes Drive, Newlands
Tel: 021 762 9585


Top 10 Breakfast Spots in Cape Town South

The Chas Everitt Team from Cape Town South have put together a list of the best breakfast hot spots to enjoy with friends and family in the Southern Suburbs and False Bay

1. Backyard Cafe:
backyard cafeRecommended by Ceciliy Madison from Chas Everitt Bergvliet and Meadowridge
‘Come and escape the hustle and bustle with The Backyard Cafe while enjoying a freshly brewed coffee, whilst basking in the sunshine in the most glorious little garden. They’d love to have you.’ 
Location: 4 Sol Cohen Road, Bergvliet
Phone: 084 392 9104

2. Olympia Cafe:
Olympia CafeRecommended by John Silva from Chas Everitt Kalk Bay
‘Simply furnished with wooden tables, an assortment of chairs and the paintings, photographs and artworks that we’ve come to expect from the area, the strongest décor statements are still the quaint harbor views on the one hand and the leaping flames and sizzling oil on the other.’ 
Location: 134 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Phone: 021 788 6396

3. Knead Bakery:

KneadRecommended by Isabella Alexander from Chas Everitt Muizenberg.
‘Expect fresh, rustic café-style food, like sandwiches dripping with pesto and fresh rocket, fluffy scrambled eggs, steak rolls with thin-cut fries, buttery croissants and moreish oblong pizzas topped with flavorful ingredients such as chorizo, whole eggs and pancetta.’

Location: Surfers Corner, Beach Road, Muizenberg
Phone: 021 788 2909

4. Martins Bakery
MartinsRecommended by Franlize Fourie, Chas Everitt Plumstead specialist. 
‘The European-style bakery brings to mind a contemporary deli and coffee shop that is filled with the fresh aroma of baked goods to entice the senses. ’ 
Location: 15 Main Road, Plumstead
Phone 021 712 8555

5. Tashas:
tashasRecommended by Sally Gracie and Marion Bolton, Chas Everitt Constantia specialists.
‘Tashas has successfully introduced a new, boutique cafe experience, which has a unique signature style and a point of differentiation from the existing, globalized, franchised model.’ 
Location: Shop 55, Constantia Village, Constantia
Phone: 021 794 5449

6. Cafeen:
CafeenRecommended by Sectional Title area specialist, Ronate Boni for Claremont.
‘Cafeen is a place to chill out and blend into a relaxed atmosphere. Savour fantastic views of the mountain while enjoying our legendary coffee. Whether it be breakfast or lunch, our meals are prepared fresh every day. We also offer a range of freshly baked confectionaries.’ 

Location: 41, 3rd Ave, Harfield Village
Phone: 021 674 6209

7. Four&twenty:
Four & TwentyRecommended by Miriam van Maasdijk, Chas Everitt Wynberg specialist. 
‘The two Silwood trained chefs create dishes made with love, local produce and loads of seasonal flavours. Don’t expect the menu to be the same for more than two weeks, these two creatives enjoy coming  up with new dishes way too much.’
Location: 23 Wolfe Street, Chelsea Village, Wynberg
Phone: 021 762 0975

8. Starlings:
Starling‘A small menu, but it’s so hard to choose! Fluffy scrambled eggs for breakfast, or the fig and camembert croissant, all fresh and buttery? Freshly baked quiche for lunch, or a gourmet sandwich? All are fresh and tasty.’ 
Location: 94 Belvedere Road, Claremont
Phone: 021 671 6875

9. Bistro Sixteen82:
bistro-1682Recommended by Lisa Rowel, Chas Everitt Tokai specialist. 
‘Situated at the entrance of the Estate River Café has long been a popular social haunt in the Constantia Valley. Revered for its sumptuous breakfasts, River Café offers an assortment of freshly baked pastries, cakes and muffins complemented by a café style menu.’
Location: Steenberg Estate, Tokai Road, Tokai
Phone: 021 713 2211

10. Greens:
greensRecommended by Shanaz Sity-Herskovitz, Chas Everitt Constantia area specialist. 
‘Situated in the leafy surrounds of the High Constantia centre, Greens is one of those restaurants that has a pleasantly relaxed ambience, despite a steady flow of customers throughout the day.The menu offers a substantial choice of breakfasts from the Traditional English, to the ever popular Eggs Benedict, as well as the more adventurous combination of French toast, bacon and berries.’
Locations: Shop 7, Hight Constantia, Constantia Main Road
Phone: 021 794 7843


Restaurants with Fireplaces in Constantia

Looking for a cosy restaurant in Constantia with a fireplace? Below is a list of restaurants in your area if you wish to brave the cold and treat family or friends to a warm winter treat. 

Ashton’s at Greenways

AshtonsOffering fine fare in a relaxing, sophisticated environment, Ashton’s menu aims to deliver the freshest local ingredients in a range of creative dishes.  Three fireplaces warm up the space’s interior: one in the wood-panelled dining room, one in the cosy lounge and one in the cigar library where guests are encouraged to enjoy a pre-dinner drink or a before-bed nightcap.

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: 7:30am – 11am; 12pm – 3:30pm; 6pm – 10pm.

Greenways Hotel | 1 Torquay Avenue | Bishopscourt | Cape Town |+27 (0)21 761 1792 

La Colombe

La ColombeFancy cosying up at one of San Pellegrino’s World’s Best 50 Restaurants? The well-loved, multi-award winning La Colombe offers French fine dining with an Asian twist in the elegant surrounds of Constantia Uitsig. 

Opening times: Monday – Saturday: 12:30pm – 2pm; 7pm – 8:45pm; Sunday: 12:30pm – 2pm.

Constantia Uitsig Wine Estate | Spaanschemat River Road | Constantia | Cape Town |+ 27 (0) 21 794 2390 

Catharina's Restaurant at Steenberg Estate

catharinas restaurantBased out in the forests of Constantia, Steenberg Wine Estate is a serene place to visit, and its on-site restaurant is no different. A log fire warms the sophisticated space, where customers can enjoy first-class courses paired with award-winning South African wines. Look out for their three-course set menu winter specials and stop by the bar area before or after dinner for martinis and bubbly.

Opening times: Monday – Sunday: Breakfast: 7am -10am; Lunch: 12pm – 3pm; Dinner: 7:30pm-10pm.

Steenberg Wine Estate | Tokai Road | Constantia | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 713 2222

Pastis Brasserie Bar

Pastis brasserieVisit the charming, brasserie-style Pastis in Groot Constantia to sample classic French cuisine by a gas fireplace or to sip a glass of wine by the wood-fired hearth in the bar. If the food and decidedly European atmosphere – think vintage posters and gingham tablecloths – turns you into a Francophile for the evening, then try their imported French wines and champagnes. For committed locals, there is a large selection of wines from their own Cape vineyards on offer as well.  

Opening times: Monday-Sunday: 8:30am – 10pm.

High Constantia Centre | Constantia Main Road | Constantia | Cape Town | +27 (0)21 794 8334

Source: Cape Town Magazine