What to eat in Cape Town? 2023

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Boerewors are the national sausage of South Africa. Boerewors must contain at least 90 percent meat, and always contain beef, as well as lamb, pork, or a mixture of lamb and pork. The other 10% is made up of spices and other ingredients. They are also wonderful on the grill!


Bobotie is one of national dish of South Africa. Minced meat with curry is baked topped with egg and dried fruit. It is similar moussaka.


Sosatie is a traditional South African dish of meat (usually lamb or mutton) cooked on skewers. It is similar to kebab. Sosatie recipes vary, but commonly the ingredients can include cubes of lamb, beef, chicken, dried apricots, red onions and mixed peppers.

Bunny Chow

Bunny Chow is popular street food in South Africa. The base of this meal is loaf bread and curry. It also includes curry of vegetables, spices and often lamb, mutton or chicken.

Fish and Chips

Fish and Chips is very popular and delicious in Cape town.

Malva Pudding

Malva Pudding is traditional dessert in South Africa. It contains apricot jam and has a spongy caramelized texture. It is usually served with ice cream or custard.


Potjiekos is a stew in South Africa. It consist a combination of meat and vegetables. The meat can be beef or pork. It is traditionally cooked in three-legged pot, the potjie.

Milk Tart

Milk Tart is a traditional dessert in South Africa. It is consisting of a sweet pastry crust containing a creamy filling made from milk, flour, sugar and eggs. Cinnamon is often sprinkled over its surface.

Biltong and Droëwors

Biltong and droëwors are made by drying meat and special spices. Droëwors is a dried sausage. Biltong is dried, cured meat. You can find these in supermarkets, bars and restaurants.