Restaurants open for delivery during lockdown

Restaurants open for delivery during lockdown

Get your pizza, burger, or sushi fix and support small businesses

As the country eases into level 4 of lockdown, many restaurants are opening their doors to deliver hot food. After a solid five weeks without takeouts, Cape Town is ready to welcome back these tasty treats. Here are 18 restaurants that will be offering delivery during level 4 lockdown.

African Relish has a condensed delivery menu that’s updated regularly. Choose between pasta and meatballs, and wood-fired pizza.  Otherwise, you can order frozen meals, such as beef lasagne, lamb pies and vegan sweet potato curry. They also offer grocery deli items, such as a variety of quality pasta, snacks and bottle items, like marinated peppers and jams.
Areas: Deliveries will be made within a 5km radius of their premises.
How to order: Phone 023 5411386 or WhatsApp 076 048 5959.

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Restaurants open for delivery during lockdown

FYN is bringing fine-dining flair to your living room during level 4, with two menu options available for delivery. The first is the FYN Experience: a five-course menu of inventive dishes such as Vin de Constance Mosbolletjies with fynbos butter to start, grilled springbok loin with African polenta, miso corn, young spinach for your main course, and ‘camembert’ cheesecake with yuzu quince and pine nut biscotti for dessert. The second option is the FYN family menu, perfect for sharing around the kitchen table. Expect free range Boran Beef Wellington with truffle jus, roast carrots and shallots, followed by a chocolate and hazelnut brownie, raspberries and tarragon crème fraiche. The menu changes from time to time, so visit the FYN website for updates.
Areas: Free delivery range extends to a 15km radius from FYN. A surcharge (distance-dependent) will be added for longer journeys.
How to order: Call 021 286 2736, WhatsApp 071 559 0304 or e-mail [email protected].

Famous for its “dude food”, Tiger’s Milk has included a new “exotic” menu inspired by the Netflix documentary Tiger King. There is, of course, the Crouching Tiger: seared tuna with edamame beans, cashew nuts, cucumber, cabbage, pineapple, avo, sesame seeds and creamy wasabi dressing. The Bask-in Beer & Cheese Burger consists of a 180g pure beef patty, streaky bacon, and Tiger’s Milk Lager & mature cheddar sauce. If you’re going for pizza, The Exotic Sirloin Pizza is fit for a king: it includes strips of flame-grilled sirloin tossed in chimichurri and garlic, mozzarella, peppadews and Parmesan shavings. You can even order dessert – the options are a chocolate brownie or cheesecake.
Areas: Delivery is available from the Kloof Street, Claremont, Century City, Durbanville/Village Square, Muizenburg and Blouberg stores.
How to order: You can order via Mr Delivery, Uber Eats, Bolt Food or the Tiger’s Milk Website.

Restaurants open for delivery during lockdown

Who doesn’t love ice cream? And everyone loves cookies. Put those two together and you get a delightfully colourful combo. You may know Crumbs and Cream from their pink and yellow truck at the V&A Waterfront and their Sea Point store, but now you can order their famous ice cream sandwiches as a takeaway. Choose any two different cookies, like choc chip, red velvet or even milk tart, then pick your ice cream of choice and any of their tasty toppings and spreads (think Smarties and Nutella). They also have vegan options.
Areas: They only deliver in a 5km radius from their Sea Point store. Further deliveries for selected areas will be available as well.
How to order: Call or WhatsApp 081 343 2761, or order via OrderIn, Uber Eats, Mr.D and Bolt Food.

Feed the whole family with these meals freshly prepared by Café Frank. The rotisserie chicken with sides (such as boulangère potatoes) serves 4-8 people. There’s also 1kg phyllo pies with many delicious fillings, from creamy chicken to Indian sweet potato and spinach. Plus you can buy a range of soups, like Moroccan lamb and lentil or lemon chicken with basmati. From the bakery and deli, you can order dark chocolate brownies, ciabatta or cranberry and almond granola, among other things.
Areas: Cape Town City Bowl, Southern Suburbs and the Atlantic Seaboard.
How to order: WhatsApp 062 667 4633, e-mail: [email protected] or Mr D (to go live soon)

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We’ve added more items and more areas for delivery. Please note that at this stage we will only be taking pre-orders for delivery to reduce the risk of wastage. Having said that, if you do send an order on the day and we can fulfil it, we most certainly will. Orders:- 1. All orders to be in before 12 noon the day before 2. Whatsapp 062 667 4633 or Email [email protected] 3. We are working with skeleton staff so cannot take telephonic orders 4. We will confirm the total for your order; please pay via Snapscan or EFT prior to delivery Deliveries to City Bowl 1. We deliver daily to the City Bowl 2. Minimum order value is R80 3. There is no delivery fee for deliveries to the City Bowl Deliveries to Atlantic Seaboard 1. We deliver daily to the Atlantic Seaboard 2. Minimum order value is R110 3. Delivery fee is R35 Deliveries to Southern Suburbs 1. We delivery to these areas on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 2. Minimum order value is R110 3. Delivery fee is R50

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Nourishd Cafe offers different fast and cleanse programmes to flush out those toxins, from various juices to vegan broths. They’ve also created frozen smoothie packs, from the Naughty Nutter to one packed with berries, so that you can make them yourself at home during lockdown. If it’s a meal you want, there’s the frozen soup pack that includes spinach and broccoli and Thai pumpkin, plus frozen meal packs that include chickpea stew and traditional creamy Sri-Lankan dhal.
Areas: Atlantic Seaboard to Rondebosch.
How to order: Call or WhatsApp 066 336 3944, or order via OrderIn or Uber Eats.

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From lasagna to chicken pie, Bacini’s Pizza & Grocer supplies frozen family meals that are ready to eat. Or make your own supper with their meal boxes that contain all the ingredients to do it yourself. The pizza box, for example, includes four pizza dough bases, pizza sauce with herbs, and mozzarella. You can also make your own tiramisu for dessert. If you’re not keen on going to the shops, you can order groceries such as gnocchi, truffle oil or even half shell mussels from Bacini’s online store.
Areas: Atlantic Seaboard to Rondebosch.
How to order: Order on the Bacini’s website, Uber Eats or Mr D.

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You may not be able to enjoy the view from Blowfish at the moment, but you can still tuck into their famous sushi. Choose between sashimi, nigiri, maki and more. There are also items with a little extra flair, like the crunchy Mountain Top Nouveau: eight pieces of spicy, minced tuna and avocado rolled up tight and topped with a tempura-style prawn, mayo and Chinese chilli paste. Hot meals are also on the menu, like Durban curry and rice, roast vegetable lasagna and “Mac-n-Cheese for da Keedz”.
Areas: Atlantic Beach, Burgundy Estate, Burgundy Estate, Melkbosstrand, Milnerton Ridge, Parklands, Richwood, Royal Ascot, Sunningdale, Sunset Beach, Tableview and West Beach.
How to order: Call 021 556 5464 or WhatsApp 076 500 3230

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The popular eatery, Jakes, is rebranding as Jakeaways for level 4 lockdown. The special Jakesaway menu is extensive: you can get starters, burgers, desserts, and a wide range of mains. Try the Yunan pork ribs with sticky Asian sauce to start, or opt for the tasting platter for two. For mains, the burgers are a crowd favourite, while the schnitzels, curries, soups, and pastas make the perfect main meal on a chilly evening. We’d recommend that you leave some space for Bar One spring rolls or delectable chocolate brownies.
Areas: Tokai area, from Bishopscourt to Muizenberg, as well as Noordhoek and surrounds including Capri Village, Glencairn, Sun Valley, and Fishhoek.
How to order: Order by phone from the Tokai branch 021 701 3272 or the Noordhoek branch at 021 789 0445.

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Oblivion Bar & Kitchen is a favourite for locals living in Claremont and surrounds. They’re opening during level 4 for breakfast, coffee, burger, and pizza deliverys. Their eggs Benedict, with crispy bacon smothered in silky Hollandaise, is one of the best in town. The light breakfast is another popular dish, which consists of eggs, toast and bacon, and costs under R40 if you order from them directly. Don’t skip the signature Oblivion burger with avo, bacon, and Danish feta.
Areas: Within a 2km radius of the restaurant for free delivery directly through the restaurant, or via Mr D and Uber Eats in the surrounding suburbs.
How to order: You can order through Mr D or Uber Eats, or you can call directly on 021 671 8522 and the waitron will deliver straight to your door.
Restaurants open for delivery during lockdown

Sundoo returns to Sea Point to offer some delicious winter warmers for delivery. Their speciality dishes include their curries, breyani, and dhal, but you can also order chops, roasted chicken, fish, or calamari. For an indulgent homely feast, don’t miss out on the oxtail, osso buco, and lamb dishes.
Areas: Free delivery to Sea Point, Green Point, Bantry Bay, Fresnaye and Clifton. R50 delivery fee to Hout Bay as well as the Southern and Northern Suburbs.
How to order: Orders may be placed vis phone on 082 901 7669 from 12pm and last orders must be in by 7pm. Payment may be made via EFT, cash to the driver, or cards.

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Three Wise Monkeys is open for business under level 4 for all your chinese and Asian-fusion food cravings. Try their prawn tempura, edamame, or chicken wings to start. The bao buns are a favourite among regulars (prawn and chicken options are popular). A highlight on the menu is their flavourful ramen: you can choose from chicken, beef brisket, and veg.
Areas: Within 10km radius of the restaurant in Sea Point (R30 delivery fee within a 5km radius; R60 within a 10km radius).
How to order: Orders can be placed between 12pm and 7pm. Call 021 433 1837, or message them via their social media channels.

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Da Vinci’s is back with a limited pizza-only menu from 4 May. The Claremont and Kloof Street branches will both be offering delicious thin-based pizzas for delivery to nearby areas. If you’re anything like us, you’ll struggle to choose: try the half-and-half pizzas to get more flavour in one box.
Areas: Claremont and surrounds, or Sea Point and surrounds
How to order: You can order through UberEats, Mr D and OrderIn. For Claremont delivery, you can call on 064923 6748; and Seapoint, 021 286 5585. Orders open at 12:30pm and close at 6:30pm.

The Butcher’s Wife in Athlone is serving their full menu for delivery. Choose from their extensive selection of baguette sandwiches, starters, salads, pastas, and pizza. For your grill fix, try the ribs or steaks. End on a sweet note with one of their many milkshakes, or a dessert such as lemon meringue pie, cheesecake, or chocolate brownies.
Areas: Within a 5km radius of the restaurant
How to order: Call them on 021 696 2007, 021 696 8007, or 021 696 0008. Orders must be placed before 5pm and they deliver between 12pm and 6pm daily.

Lee’s Chinese Restaurant in Bergvliet is offering their full menu for delivery. Try their crowd favourites like sweet and sour pork and their noodle dishes, or opt for a sushi platter to celebrate not having to make your own dinner.
Areas: Bergvliet and surrounds, up to Lakeside and as far as Plumstead.
How to order: Call them on 021 715 6062 to place your order. There is a delivery fee of R30 and payments can be made through SnapScan or cash.

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The Cousins is an Italian eatery in the City Bowl, which serves authentic and delicious pasta dishes – perfect for the chillier evenings we’re starting to experience. They’re serving a limited menu, but there are still plenty of delicious choices. Try the truffle and ricotta gnocchi, the lasagne (which is big enough to feed four), or one of their classic pasta sauces, all of which come in portions for two.
Areas: CBD, Atlantic Seaboard, Blouberg, and Flamingo Vlei. For larger orders, special delivery can be arranged – WhatsApp them for details.
How to order: Orders must be placed by 4pm the day before delivery. There is a minimum order of R500. Orders are placed via WhatsApp on 083 273 9604. You can use SnapScan to pay, and orders will only be processed after a screenshot of the payment is sent to the restaurant.

Vagabond Kitchen, of Mojo Market fame, has launched their own app that you can place orders through. They’re a nomadic restaurant, which makes it easy for them to adapt to this new normal. They serve delicious wraps, sandwiches, flatbreads and more.
Areas: Cape Town City Bowl, Atlantic Seaboard (up to Camps Bay), Southern Suburbs (up to Claremont), and Century City.
How to order: You can either order through their app or via UberEats.

Beira Mar in Kalk Bay is bringing flavour to your home with a selection of menu favourites on offer. Try the trinchado, ribs, or steak prego if you’re after meat, or opt for a plate of their famous queen prawns. They even have a special kiddies’ lockdown menu.
Areas: They serve the Kalk Bay Area, as far as Scarborough on one side and Constantia on the other.
How to order: Orders can be made via Facebook or over the phone on 021 788 3142. Payments can be made in cash (in an envelope left at the door) or through EFT.

Eparkini is your answer to delicious grills in the Khayelitsha area. Try their signature dish: a full chicken with chips and extra sausage. Their ribs are also a hit, plus they’re running an amazing opening special on their pizza – buy one for R150 and get one free.
Areas: Khayelitsha, Mandalay, Bongweni and Thembani
How to order: You can call them with your order on 079 733 1350, 079 922 3473 or 066 033 1845.