Where to find the best restaurants with fireplaces in Cape Town - ranked for your budget

Warming up in winter in Cape Town can be particularly difficult. The Mother City's winter allows us very little mercy. 

Luckily, I have a perfect winter recipe for you:

One part fireplace, one part wine and a generous helping of comfort food. And voila! 

READ: 12 SA spots to get off the grid 

Here are some of our favourite restaurants with fireplaces, ranked for your budget: 

(R = Under a R100 for a meal, RR = Around R150 a meal, RRR = Between R150 and R250 a meal) 

A Touch of Madness in Obs - R

Set in an old Victorian house, it's a comfortable, laid-back space with yummy burgers.


El Burro in Greenpoint - RR

Cape Town's favourite Mexican eatery is always a good idea. Margaritas even in winter please!

Kloof Street House in Gardens - RRR

One of Cape Town's best dinner spots, it is old school glam at its very best. Have a drink at the  beautiful wooden bar.

READ: No reservations needed - Cape Town restaurants where you don't require a booking during the busy summer season

Wild Fig in Obs - RR

Head to this 18th-century farmhouse for pub lunches or other creative Mediterranean and Asian dishes. 

Rick’s Café Americain in Gardens - RR

We love this classic Cape Town spot! A Casablanca movie-themed restaurant with Moroccan food, it's a local favourite.

Societi Bistro in Gardens - RRR

Good food, service and a lovely setting for a romantic date.

The Stack in Oranjezicht - RRR

Known for their cocktails, The Brasserie restaurant at The Stack serves up authentic, hearty, good and true French cuisine.

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