• 4Roomed eKasi Culture

    4Roomed is the brainchild of Abigail Mbalo-Mokoena, who started the business while she was competing in Masterchef SA. It operates out of a four roomed home modelled on those found in the oldest townships of South Africa, and guests can expect traditional township cuisine with fine-dining flair. Accepts EFT, cash, Credit and Debit cards, Zapper A, 605 Makabeni Rd, Khayelitsha, Cape Town 7783 Fri – Sun 12h00 – 20h30 (open to walk-ins, but booking advised)  Mon – Thurs by request only for minimum 10 pax Visit  I  Facebook   I  Twitter   I  Instagram Abigail Mbalo  C 076 157 3177   E info@4roomedekasiculture.com

  • Igugu Le Africa Caterers and Restaurant

    For a taste of authentic South African cooking, visit Igugu Le Africa, located in the heart of Khayelitsha. Sample the delicious food and get a taste of the area’s culture and heritage. Igwinya (a fried dough bread with various fillings) is the most popular item in the menu! Accepts Cash, EFT Shop 8, Khayelitsha Training Centre, Cnr Spine & Lwandle road, Khayelitsha, Cape Town 7783 Mon – Sat 08h00 – 17h00  Sun by bookings only Facebook Abe Bokwe  C 072 475 6402  E abebokwe.bokwe@gmail.com

  • Siki’s Koffee Kafe

    Siki’s Koffee Kafe is more than a coffee shop: it’s a hub for go-getters, artists, and entrepreneurs in Khayelitsha. Spend a few hours here sipping on a cup of Siki’s signature blend, grab a home-baked muffin and mingle with locals while you catch up on news over the free WiFi. Cash, Credit and Debit cards 7 Ntaba St, Village 1 South, Khayelitsha, Cape Town 7783 Mon – Fri 07h00 – 17h00  Sat 08h30 – 15h30 Sun Closed Facebook  I  Twitter  I  Instagram  I   TripAdvisor Sikelela C 082 369 8229  E sikelela@icloud.com  E masiki09@yahoo.co.uk

  • The Village House

    The Village House is an oasis of eclectic quirkiness in the heart of the shacklands. Owner Thusi has hand decorated the space with slatted wood ceilings, plants, trinkets, and photos, and has arranged them in a burst of colour that is sure to leave any visitor in awe. The 20 seater restaurant offers traditional meals, and even has a spa room for those who want a massage while waiting for their food. Accepts EFT, cash 24 Thabo Mbeki Street, Mandela Park, Khayelitsha, Cape Town 7783 Daily 09h00 – 20h00 (please call ahead for bookings) Thusile Celesi  C 073 193 8685  E thcelesi@gmail.com

  • Ciki’s Eatery

    This neighbourhood restaurant serves up home cooked African food in Ciki’s very own backyard in Khayelitsha. Ciki makes the food herself and Ciki’s Eatery has been receiving praise and rave reviews from both locals and visitors. Their traditional food is beautifully presented and their excellent service is securing their place as one of Khayelitsha’s favourite new hot spots. It was a stroke of genius for Ciki and her family to convert their driveway into a neighbourhood eatery. The walls have been beautifully decorated and the décor is welcoming and playful. You’ll feel like you’ve come home to mom’s cooking as Ciki makes all the food herself. Their fans have been praising the taste and the presentation of their magnificent food ever since the restaurant opened in 2018. Their menu changes daily so it’s best to call ahead to ask what you can expect on the day of your visit. Some of the delicious offerings include favourites like samp (with their secret ingredients), beef, Umleqwa (hand-raised chicken), township-style spinach, steamed bread, ulusu (tripe), butternut and chakalaka. They also host events and do takeaways and serve Khayelitsha’s Finest Wine.  Khayelitsha’s Finest Wines currently offers a petit verdot rosé, a chenin blanc, and a Read more [...]

  • iKofu Coffee

    Coffee culture has found a new hub in Khayelitsha in the iKofu Coffee café where you can get a world-class coffee at an affordable rate. Positioned close to the train station and Khayelitsha Mall, iKofu is perfectly located for locals and visitors on the go who need a warm cup of quality coffee served with a smile. When you visit iKofu coffee shop in Khayelitsha you can expect way more than just coffee. As a family business the coffee shop is fuelled by passion and love, both for coffee and the community. Inside the little red café (that occupies the space formerly run by the Department of Coffee) you’ll be delighted to find a welcoming space, decorated with art made by locals. You can order any of the following coffees in a small, medium or large: Cappuccino, Latte, ‘Afrikaano’, Chai Latte, Red Cappuccino, Moccachino, Dirty Chai, Red Dirty Chai, Hot Chocolate, Nutella Hot Chocolate, Rooibos Tea, Five Roses Tea and Earl Grey Tea. Their experienced barista will also decorate your coffee with a beautiful picture and coffee is served with a smile. iKofu wants to serve customers with excellent coffee while also creating job and growth opportunities for the unemployed Read more [...]

  • Kwa Ace

    Khayelitsha’s Kwa Ace is one of South Africa’s hottest party and entertainment destinations. Their newly revamped two-storey club showcases weekly events where you can catch some of the biggest local and international DJs and artists performing live. They also serve up platters of meat Shisa Nyama style (deliciously barbequed to perfection over the fire) as well as pizza, sides and ribs. A pub and grill by day and a party destination by night, Kwa Ace (meaning “at Ace’s) has been a favourite with locals ever since they opened their doors in 2007 (under the name Groova Lounge). They revamped their space late in 2018 to include an exclusive VVIP lounge on the top floor where there is a pool with a view. Kwa Ace is known for their epic parties and their vision is to become the preferred destination for entertainment in the country (maybe even the continent). They work tirelessly to ensure their customers are safe and have the best experience possible. Customer satisfaction is key, as well as creating jobs and opportunities for the people of their community. Add a meal and night out at Kwa Ace to the top of your weekend to-do list when you’re in Read more [...]

  • Rands Cape Town

    Rands Cape Town is a party venue in Khayelitsha, known for its exceptional shisa nyama (barbequed meat), daily events and music. Visit on a Thursday for traditional African food. Weekends are busy, so arrive early to secure a table. Cash & Cards Opening Hours: Daily: 11am – 11pm Facebook   I  Instagram   I  Twitter 76 Makabeni Road, Village 1 North, Khayelitsha 7784 GPS coordinates: -34.036219, 18.658520 Raymond Pani C 083 993 0191

  • The Milk Restaurant and Bar

    The Milk Restaurant and Bar is a new upmarket restaurant and lifestyle bar in Khayelitsha. Enjoy a great meal in the downstairs family-friendly venue, or head upstairs to the lounge or balcony with a bottle of premium brand cognac, vodka, gin, or whiskey. Cash, cards 9am – 11pm daily, closed Wednesdays Facebook  I  Instagram  781 Makhabeni Road, Khayelitsha 7784 Bookings C 072 156 0620