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Cape Flats Food Scene!

Whilst The Cape Flats may not have the conventional fine dining reputation, the area's talent and creativity in the culinary scene has recently put the townships on the map. For a real township experience, these are the best of the best places to eat and drink in The Cape Flats.

Local's Choice: Eat and Drink like a Local


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Read our complete visitor's guide to the best local spots to wine and dine in the Cape Flats. 

Most Popular Restaurants, Tshisa Nyama and more!


Situated in the heart of Khayelitsha, Rands is a multi-faceted venue, a heaven for good music, food and quality entertainment.

Their signature meat dishes accompanied by real township inspired sides like popular chakalaka, creamy spinach and pap, will have your palate shouting for more – take that and combine it with their premium space and décor, it's no wonder this place is popular amongst both locals and visitors. 


Cape Town's Most Popular Tshisa Nyama hangout spot. pick your own meat from the butchery and then take it to the grill to be marinated in their secret sauce – then you wait for it to be fired up.


You are invited to come ‘Share the Taste of Africa’ with a visit to the Eziko Restaurant for some real South African home cooking, or just stop by for a cup of Eziko freshly brewed coffee. 


Lelapa which means the ''the home'' is a family run restaurant located in the heart of Langa, South Africa's oldest township. Great for traditional style Ekasi cusine. 



Spinach King is a healthy green bakery situated in Khayelitsha, the Cape Flats. The aim of the company is to promote the consumption of spinach by producing innovative spinach products.


Mzansi serves delicious traditional African meals and cuisine that showcase the country’s diverse cultures and tastes. It also offers a multiple cultural activities: customers can listen to the African Marimba band play-ing Indigenous, pop, and jazz music while learning the local dance.

4Roomed eKasi Culture

4Roomed eKasi Culture, a lifestyle concept based on the four roomed homes found in the oldest townships of South Africa. A life celebrated through great food, beautiful home decor & art, and the most inconceivable lifestyle ideas…..evoking a sense of nostalgia while promoting an inclusive hub for all who live and visit South Africa!

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