• Kloof Street is a culinary treasure trove, full of several eateries that pack a flavourful punch. Situated in the heart of Cape Town, this street hosts a variety of spots that cater to every palate.

    From cosy bistros to cool cafes, each establishment along this strip has its own unique charm.

    Here are five spots on Kloof Street you need to try in 2024.

    1. Prashad Café

    Prashad Café was born from a family collaboration by Theresa, Krishan Peters and Tereena Naidoo of the famed Maharajah Vegetarian lineage.

    This modern café-style establishment is a great spot for those seeking authentic South African Indian flavours.

    • Location: Kloof Street
    • Times: Monday to Saturday, 12pm to 3pm and 4pm to 9pm
    • Website: prashad.co.za
    Picture: Prashad Café

    2. Club Kloof

    Club Kloof is a fusion of Italian inspiration and the unique culinary stylings of Chef Shayne Shutte, complemented by the creative direction of Michael Carter.

    Evoking the spirit of Italian dining, the restaurant’s interior bursts with bold hues – a contrast to the stark white exterior.

    • Location: 84 Kloof Street
    • Times: Wednesday to Thursday 12pm to 11:30pm | Friday and Saturday 8:30am to 11:30pm | Sunday 8:30am to 6pm
    • Website: clubkloof.com
    Picture: @clubkloof_ / Instagram

    3. Arnold’s

    Established in 1998 and situated across from the iconic Mount Nelson Hotel on Kloof Street, Arnold’s has become a beloved dining destination, drawing people in for its panoramic views of Table Mountain and a laid-back, inviting atmosphere.

    The restaurant prides itself on fast, friendly service and a commitment to delivering high-quality, value-driven meals from early morning until late.

    • Location: 60 Kloof Street
    • Times: Every day, 7:30am to 10pm
    • Website: arnolds.co.za
    Arnolds Restaurant Website
    Picture: Arnold’s

    4. Our Local

    Our Local serves renowned breakfasts and lunches daily, offering a menu that includes everything from the beloved Arnold Bennet and shakshuka to avo toasts, burgers, salads, toasties, coffee, cakes and more.

    Later in the week, the spot also translates beautifully late into the day, with delicious dinners and a full cocktail menu.

    • Location: 117 Kloof Street
    • Times: Sunday to Monday, 8am to 3:30pm | Wednesday to Saturday, 8am to 11pm
    • Website: clubkloof.com

    Our Local, Cape Town

    5. Unframed

    Unframed Ice Cream crafts happiness one scoop at a time. A team of passionate artisans committed to the art of creating exceptional ice cream, the spot offers a range of dairy, vegan and sorbet options.

    Unframed prioritises the integrity of their ingredients, ensuring that each element reflects a commitment to quality.

    • Location: 45C Kloof Street
    • Times: Every day, 11am to 11pm
    • Website: unframedicecream.com
    Unframed Ice Cream
    Picture: Unframed

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    The article was originally written and published by for  Jules Keohane Cape Etc.

    Feature image: Our Local/Instagram