Cape Town Restaurants for mums at every stage

From the moms wrangling toddlers, to matriarchs who deserve a bit of glamour

Moms with young children head to…

Open Door: this foodie’s haven offers an enclosed playground, so you can sip on chardonnay while the little ones play. Go to
Café Roux: set in the rural heart of Noordhoek, this welcoming restaurant opens up onto a playground at the Farm Village. Let them run wild, while you take a moment to breathe. The casual food fare is wholesome and delicious for both kids and grown ups alike. Go to

Where to go with the tween? Well, what could be better than…

The Yard at Silo: forget the white gloves and tuck into a high tea at this hybrid concept store-cum-bistro bar. Afterwards enjoy some culture at the Zeitz Mocha. Go to:
La Belle Bistro & Bakery: offering two branches, you choose the setting; either the leafy green of Constantia, or the sparling blue of the Atlantic. Mom and tween will both love the freshly baked quiches and gourmet burgers, not to mention the fabulous pastries. Go to

You and your teenage daughter will love…

Mulberry & Prince: No-one is getting embarrassed here. Gorgeous interior design meets a contemporary, delicious menu. The selfies will be flying. Go to
Lily’s Restaurant: this chic little restaurant on Mouille Point is Instagram heaven; from the contemporary, lux interiors to the menu bursting with colour and creativity. Go to

Just you and mom, two girls out on the town should make a booking at…

The Short Market Club: you’ve been through a lot together, settle into a comfortable booth to reminisce, and yes, spoil yourselves with fine food and wine. Go to
Sotano: watch the sunset over the Atlantic, relax to good music, and dive into a menu filled with Mediterranean flair. Go to

Spoil the matriarch at the exquisite…

Casa Labia: Built in 1929 to reflect the spirit of 18th century Venice, Casa Labia is the former Muizenberg residence of Count and Countess Natale Labia. It’s opulent, it’s over-the-top, it’s perfect. Go to
Bilboa: get ready for the panorama of uninterrupted views. Set on an elevated level in Camps Bay, this beautiful restaurant is just the place to for a seafood spoil. Go to