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Things to do in Kenilworth

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Café
$$
“Large selection of craft beer. Outside sitting area which is nice for summer and indoor fireplace which is nice for winter. Younger crowd. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“This shopping centre has all the basic shopping needs for a traveller, including a Postnet branch, supermarkets, clothing and electronic stores.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
$$
“Fat Harry’s is an upmarket gastropub situated in Kenilworth, Cape Town. They provide a wide selection of local and internationally brewed craft beers on tap or in the bottle as well as an extensive wine list showcasing some of the top quality and affordable wines the Cape has to offer. An experience available for all budgets. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
$$
“Open all day and till quite late. Big screen TV for your sports fans. Great Wi-Fi. Pop in for coffee and and muffin or a meal or smoothies and craft beer!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pizza Place
$$
“This is a fantastic place to enjoy great Italian dishes, with their speciality being their wood fired oven pizzas, great value and delicious, you can also bring your own wine! Such a lovely warm and informal setting inside or in the garden. It's close by and worth a visit!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
$$
“Local and homey with the best pizzas made with imported ingredients and the fresh local products, the ham on their pizzas and pastas is out of this world. We love it because of the delicious food and you can order take-away or sit down, with courtyard option for large groups. Grant the owner is very friendly and takes pride in ensuring customers have great experience.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Store
“Stocks all essentials, groceries, deli foods, baked goods, fresh fruit and veg.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Rental Car Location
“I recommend guests to use Uber or CabCo taxi service if they are not hiring a car. Kenilworth staion is 5 mins away for those who wish to travel to Cape Town city or to other suburbs & seaside villages on the train....”
  • 8 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Trendy and upmarket area with loads of little shops and restaurants for everyone's liking”
  • 7 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Get freshly prepared meals from the deli, enjoy breakfast or lunch (very reasonable prices), cakes and refreshments. They stock fresh produce, baked goods and imported or popular foods from other countries. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Off-Licence
“Both Rosmead Spa (supermarket) and Tops (alcohol) are wishing walking distance. Fantastic fresh sushi takeaway”
  • 6 locals recommend
Entertainment
“World famous race course hosting amongst others the annual JMB Met in January.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Spa
“2nd Avenue in Harfield Village has a variety of fine restaurants to choose from, there are Italian, Thai, Mexican and steakhouses too. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bakery
$$
  • 4 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“All banks money foreign exchange places, grocery shops such as Woolworths, Checkers, Pick n Pay, clothing shops, cellphone shops, food hall ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Sublocality Level 2
“Another local "high street" shopping experience is Kenilworth Main Road ... there is nice pharmacy, grocery store, delicatessen, butchery, bicycle store, clothing (hippy), laundromat, dry cleaners, post office etc ”
  • 3 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Large selection of craft beer. Outside sitting area which is nice for summer and indoor fireplace which is nice for winter. Younger crowd. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Fat Harry’s is an upmarket gastropub situated in Kenilworth, Cape Town. They provide a wide selection of local and internationally brewed craft beers on tap or in the bottle as well as an extensive wine list showcasing some of the top quality and affordable wines the Cape has to offer. An experience available for all budgets. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Open all day and till quite late. Big screen TV for your sports fans. Great Wi-Fi. Pop in for coffee and and muffin or a meal or smoothies and craft beer!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“This is a fantastic place to enjoy great Italian dishes, with their speciality being their wood fired oven pizzas, great value and delicious, you can also bring your own wine! Such a lovely warm and informal setting inside or in the garden. It's close by and worth a visit!”
  • 10 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Local and homey with the best pizzas made with imported ingredients and the fresh local products, the ham on their pizzas and pastas is out of this world. We love it because of the delicious food and you can order take-away or sit down, with courtyard option for large groups. Grant the owner is very friendly and takes pride in ensuring customers have great experience.”
  • 14 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“Get freshly prepared meals from the deli, enjoy breakfast or lunch (very reasonable prices), cakes and refreshments. They stock fresh produce, baked goods and imported or popular foods from other countries. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“It is close and the food excellent.A lovely pizza place too which delivers .Knead for lunch as well as Jakes all in the vicinity.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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