Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And if you are looking for fuel to sustain you on your adventures in Cape Town, it would be a good idea to start the day with a delicious and wholesome meal. Cape Town has some fantastic breakfast spots that offer something for everyone. Whether you’re searching for health-conscious organic fare or the most decadent of sugary confectionery, or somewhere in between, we’ve rounded up a list of the best breakfast spots in Cape Town.
JARRYDS Espresso Bar + Eatery, Sea Point
JARRYDS Espresso Bar + Eatery is a bustling, chic restaurant that is famous for their fantastic breakfasts. The menu offerings are quite extensive and with so many amazing options it may be difficult to choose. The banana bread waffles are simply scrumptious and the smoked salmon rosti stack is delicious too, the restaurant actually needs repeat visits or a large group of friends so that you can try everything!
NOURISH’D CAFÉ & JUICERY, Gardens
This wholesome and healthy restaurant seems almost like a tropical beach shack but is located at the foot of Table Mountain just off of bustling Kloof Street. Serving amazing juices and smoothie bowls it’s a vibey health-conscious restaurant that is dedicated to being in perfect harmony with nature. If you’re looking for something healthier and more refreshing than eggs and bacon then this is the perfect spot.
Scheckter’s Raw, Sea Point
If you are looking for healthy and trendy food which is comparable to the food trends in New York, Los Angeles, and London, Scheckter’s Raw is the place. Serving the best raw, vegan, organic, and delicious meals. Their pumpkin pie flapjacks are a real breakfast hit! This café is really cool and creates a dynamic atmosphere. The food is tasty, fresh and healthy a winning combination.
The Raptor Room, Gardens
The Raptor Room is a hip hole-in-the-wall restaurant that is funkily decorated with pink neon lights and tropical leaf wallpaper, creating a very fun atmosphere. Their breakfast offerings are delicious and hearty ranging from a healthy option of Smashed Avo to full post-hangover indulgence of a Momma Burger. Salmon Latkes and Eggs Benedict Bagels are also on the menu. On Sundays, they have a bottomless Mimosa brunch that’s perfect anyone who likes to treat themselves.
Jason’s Bakery, CBD + Sea Point
Jason’s Bakery as the name implies specialises in delicious, artisanal baked goods. Their bread and pastries are considered some of the very best in Cape Town. This spot is very popular with loyal locals who like to start their day with delicious coffee and a fresh flaky pastry. On Saturdays they have a special limited edition Doughssaint, a combination of a croissant and a doughnut, that’s theme changes according to the whims of the chef. Previous creations such as “50 Shades of Dark Chocolate” filled with bittersweet dark chocolate mascarpone mousse. Topped with dark chocolate fudge icing & chocolate meringue sticks, coated in chocolate sugar and the Double Chocolate Hibiscus Surprise – Filled with Hibiscus Crème. Topped with a Dark & White Chocolate ganache swirl, Honey & Hibiscus Marshmallow are able to satisfy the most discerning of a sweet tooth!