WATCH: New Fine-dining cruise along the V&A Waterfront

Take your tastebuds aboard on an adventure at sea on The Alba Restaurant. This floating restaurant is changing the foodie game in Cape Town waters.

The Alba Restaurant is a fine dining experience sure to capture not only the hearts and stomachs of tourists, but locals as well. 

The flat-bottomed boat is reminiscent of a classic barge-style boat and is nearly entirely surrounded by large, tinted glass windows offering guests spectacular views all around.

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You'll find this boat floating on the waters of the Breakwater dock in Quay Four of the V&A Waterfront and when you step on you're captivated by the open-feeling created by the glass surroundings.

On board you'll find a range of facilities from a fully stocked kitchen to three quaint and stocked restrooms.

The cruise operates solely within the Breakwater area depending on the weather to offer guests a seamless and smooth sailing experience they can truly relax in.

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While you can see the motion of the ocean outside, you barely feel it onboard and can comfortably snack and even tuck into a book without feeling queasy. 

It's easy to forget you're on the water, so be sure to heed the useful safety instructions given at the beginning of your cruise, should any trouble arise. 

The best seats to snag are up front so be sure to book and arrive early for your cruise. 

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Cruise Options:

There are a range of meal-time cruises available to book:

  • Bubbly Brunch Cruise - R495
  • Lunch Cruise - R595
  • Afternoon Cocktail Cruise - R595 (not available on Saturdays)
  • High Tea Cruise - R495
  • Dinner Cruise - R695
  • Special Offer: New Year's Eve Gala Cruise - R2 900

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The meal packages include complimentary welcome bubbly or soft drinks and a carefully curated and customised three-course menu which is halaal-friendly and able to accommodate vegetarians upon request.

And your cruising experience is rounded up with a range of bittersweet treats like zesty dark chocolate mousse or chilli infused milk chocolate truffles served with tea or coffee. 

And soak up - or snap up - those Instaworthy shots of the last leg of your journey when heading back to the Quay Four dock to disembark from this decadent experience.

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