5 Best Kosher Restaurants In Cape Town, South Africa

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Nestled on the southwest coast of Africa, Cape Town is a stunning port city that boasts a breathtaking landscape and offers lots of outdoor opportunities for tourists who are into nature and physical activities. Table Mountain serves as a picturesque backdrop to the charming city. Additionally, this mountain is a destination for nature-lovers and the view from the top of it shows a sweeping sight of Cape Town. More so, it has majestic natural wonders that are must-see, including the Cape of Good Hope and Boulders Beach. For people who are into food trips, this city will not disappoint you with its excellent restaurants and lovely cafes. For your guidance, here is a list of the best kosher restaurants in Cape Town, South Africa. Feel free to browse below.

1. Cafe Riteve

Are you someone with Jewish ancestry or just a regular Tom who prefers kosher dining options? Whatever box you put yourself into, Cafe Riteve is an excellent restaurant in Cape Town that offers palatable kosher eats. It showcases a clean and adorable dining place with bright furnishings and it exudes a cool and airy ambiance.

It has an extensive menu with different options, from heavy meals and snacks to desserts and drinks. Whether you are in the mood for a sumptuous slice of pizza, a healthy salad, fresh seafood fare, or some toasted bread, Cafe Riteve has got you covered. Plus, it has a beverage bar, where you can order fruity drinks, premium beers, and wine choices.

Cafe Riteve

Address: Cape Town City Centre, 88 Hatfield St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

Website: Cafe Riteve

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 8:30am - 5pm (closed Mon)

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2. Goldies Deli

Another exquisite kosher restaurant that you might want to try on your holiday in Cape Town is Goldies Deli. Goldies Deli is situated by the main road in Sea Point. Owned by a talented cook named Goldie Wener, this charming little dining spot has been providing the people of Cape Town delicious and hearty meals since 1992. It boasts a delightfully pastel-colored dining spot with a friendly ambiance that will make your dining experience a joyful one.

Customers can opt to dine in or take their options to go and Goldies Deli even has a delivery service for customers who can’t drop by the restaurant for a meal.

Goldies Deli

Address: 176 Main Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8060, South Africa

Website: Goldies Deli

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 8:30am - 6pm (closed on Sat)

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3. Coffee Time

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Coffee Time is a captivating dining spot that offers quality kosher food in Cape Town. It is located on Breda Street and you will be impressed with its charming interior design that showcases pastel-colored decor, accentuating its white toned walls and rustic accents. Coffee Time also boasts perfectly-curated table settings that are Instagram-worthy from every angle. Plus, lots of natural light enters the place through the floor-to-ceiling windows. Surely, once you experience dining in Coffee Time, you will be charmed to come back on your next visit to Cape Town.

Coffee Time

Address: 20 Breda St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa

Website: Coffee Time

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 8am - 3:30pm; Fri: 8am - 3pm (closed on Sat - Sun)

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4. Avron's Place

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Avron’s Place is a delightful kosher restaurant in Cape Town that offers delicious meals every day of the week, from breakfast to dinner. It showcases a modern industrial interior design with contemporary colors dominating the place. Moreso, it exudes a lovely romantic ambiance and the service they provide to their patrons is top-notch.

While here, you must sample their best-selling gastronomic delights for a complete and satisfying dining experience, including their Chrysler chicken burger, Big Kahuna kebab, Madison Avenue chicken schnitzel, and more. This superb restaurant also offers vegetarian dishes for guests on a stricter diet.

Avron's Place

Address: 267 Main Rd, Three Anchor Bay, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 6am - 10pm; Sat: 7:30am - 10pm

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Santie Gouws

Santie Gouws is a full-time registered and accredited Adventure Guide for Hiking, based in Cape Town, South Africa. A born and bred South African, she is passionate about mountains and the region's magnificent and highly bio-diverse fynbos vegetation, and offers exquisite, tailor-made, professionally guided hiking experiences to private groups, as well as 'open' scheduled group hikes, on Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula, as well as the nearby Boland Mountains, Groot Winterhoek and the Cederberg. If you love hiking in nature and would like to really get to know these mountains in a safe, fun, mindful and compassionate environment, then a guided hike with Santie, aka the ‘fynbos fluisteraar’/'fynbos whisperer', is for you. Well-experienced, having hiked nationally and internationally for the last thirty years, she knows these mountains like the back of her hand and apart from taking you on curated routes that takes in the most magnificent spots, she also shares her knowledge about their UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE fynbos vegetation, history and geology in a relaxed manner that young and old will enjoy.

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5. Kaplan Centre

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Looking for other restaurants where you can enjoy some healthy kosher dishes that will surely melt your heart? If so, you might want to drop by the Kaplan Centre in Rondebosch for a palatable plate of delicious fare. This lovely dining option is located inside the University of Cape Town. It features a simple and contemporary industrial interior design with clean white furnishings that add a coziness to the place. The Kaplan Centre is accentuated by its rustic furniture and natural light. Its offerings are not only sumptuous and healthy, they are also reasonably priced, so you’re sure get good bang for your buck here.

Kaplan Centre

Address: Madiba Cir, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7701, South Africa

Website: Kaplan Centre

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Sample some hearty dishes from Cape Town's excellent kosher restaurants

Cape Town is a stunning city in South Africa, where nature and culture come together. It boasts breathtaking landscapes and lots of natural wonders that are a paradise for tourists who long for reconnection with nature and an escape from the concrete jungle life. Moreso, it is home to a multitude of excellent restaurants with diverse offerings. If you are particularly into kosher dining spots, use this list as your guide in choosing the best kosher restaurant to dine in during your Cape Town holiday.

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