Seaside Sundays in Cape Town

Private Property South Africa
Charis Le Riche

The Atlantic Seaboard is the place to be on a Sunday if you want to enjoy some of Cape Town’s best restaurants, sea views and family fun activities.

Here are a few of our favourite things to do:

Start your day with jazz

Considered one of Cape Town’s leading hotels, the Winchester Mansions is a favourite spot for locals and tourists alike, and the jazz brunch every Sunday in Sea Point is not to be missed. You’ll get to enjoy the sunshine in the stunning Harveys Restaurant courtyard, a buffet to die for (from bacon and eggs, to a carvery and even sushi) and you’ll be serenaded by some of the country’s top jazz ensembles.

Harveys Restaurant courtyard at Winchester MansionsHarveys Restaurant courtyard at Winchester Mansions

Head over there from 11am till 2pm and enjoy a complimentary glass of bubbly while Tina Schouw backed by Andrew Lilley, Dave Ridgeway and Maurice Gawronsky ease you into the new week.

Ice cream Sundays

There’s just something about the sea and ice cream – they go so well together. That’s why your next stop has to be The Creamery in Mouille Point. Indulge in delicious milkshakes, hot artisanal cookies with ice cream, or go for the more traditional scoop on a cone. All ingredients are sourced from local farms that grow and produce them in a way that is kind to the environment and to animals.

What more could you ask for?

Indulge in a scoop or two at The CreameryIndulge in a scoop or two of handmade ice cream at The Creamery

Curtain call

Dinner and a show is one of the best ways to round off¬ an evening. Theatre on the Bay in Camps Bay is known for amazing productions of local and international shows, and features anything from dramas and comedies, to musicals and cabarets.

Arrive early and enjoy a light snack at the Act 1 Theatre Cafe before taking in the current show, My Fat Friend – an unmissable comedy starring beloved funny man, Tobie Cronje.

Theatre on the Bay exterior of buildingTheatre on the Bay

Experience for yourself:

  • Harveys at the Winchester Mansions | goo.gl/g6rN6E

  • The Creamery Cafe Mouille Point | goo.gl/LDsllr

  • Theatre on the Bay | facebook.com/TheatreOnTheBay

This article originally appeared in Neighbourhood, Sunday Times.

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