There’s nothing like indulging in a delicious slice of cake paired with your favourite tea (or coffee)! We have found some of the top cake and tea spots at the Cape Town Big 7 attractions: Table Mountain Cableway, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Cape Point, City Walk and Groot Constantia

Cape Point

The Two Oceans Restaurant occupies an enviable position above False Bay at the southwestern tip of Africa. Sip on your tea and enjoy a sweet treat while taking in the breathtaking views.

Contact: 021 780 9200

City Walk

In the heart of the Mother City, within the richly historical Company’s Garden, lies a restaurant built for children, families and visitors alike. Serving a selection of light meals, all time teatime favourites as well as a variety of traditional South Africa fare from early in the morning until late in the afternoon.

Contact: 021 423 2919

Groot Constantia

While famous for the award-winning wines and beautiful wine estate, Groot Constantia boasts two restaurants: Simon’s Restaurant and Jonkershuis. Both a great choices when you want to indulge in a slice of creamy baked cheese cake. Paid with a cup of tea or coffee or continue your treat with a glass of Grand Constance.

Simon’s Restaurant: 021 794 1143

Jonkershuis:  021 794 6255

Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden

Spend the morning exploring Africa’s most beautiful garden then relax your weary feet at the Kirstenbosch Tea Room. They are very proud of their bakery, with Anton at the helm, producing the freshest scones, bread, cakes, cinnamon butter buns and much more throughout the day.

Contact: 021 797 4883

Robben Island

After your ferry ride and tour of the historic island, head to the V&A Waterfront for a sweet treat and hot cuppa where you can take in the magnitude of your tour. For the ultimate indulgence, book the high tea experience at the Silo Hotel. Choose between the Afternoon Tea or the Royal Tea! Enjoy their pastry chef’s selection of petit gateaux and exquisite teatime treats as well as a selection of savoury delights exclusive to our Royal Tea experience. Kindly note that 24 hours notice is required in order to prepare everything for the Royal Tea.

Book: +27 (0) 21 670 0500

Table Mountain Cableway

Table Mountain offers two great places to indulge in a slice of cake and a nice cup of tea: The Table Mountain Cafe and the WiFi lounge. Pop in after you enjoy the views, a free guided walk or when you are done taking all those Instagram selfies.

Contact: +27 (0)21 424 0015

V&A Waterfront

With over 80 restaurants to choose from, you will be spoilt for choice! Myatt Café and Chocolatier is situated in the fashion wing of the V&A Waterfront. The ambience is one of elegance and style, and this is also reflected in what is on offer: delicious gourmet sandwiches, a stunning array of coffees and teas, light meals, amazing desserts and pastries, such as macaroons and imported Mary chocolates.

Contact: 021 418 8844

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One Destination, 7 Unbelievable Experiences

There is no one way to explore all of the Cape Town Big 7, and much of what makes each of them so special is the variety of things to see and do at each. So if possible, take your time to explore each of the city’s most visited tourist attractions in as much depth as possible – as any local will tell you, you can spend a lifetime at each of the Big 7 and still not tire of them. Find the 3 and 4 day itineraries and tips here.

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