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Best things to do in Vredehoek

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Café
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“A very good local restaurant with their famous dish being the prawn & pea risotto. Lots of charm & ambiance await the hungry visitor and is a nice place for a sundowner before your meal with some sidewalk tables available. This is a small place so be sure to book.”
84 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Great way to travel around Cape Town & along Atlantic Sea Board all the way to Hout Bay...”
64 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“A personal favourite - this is a very cozy Italian run restaurant with plenty of seating and character. The food is as good as the atmosphere as there is always one of the Italian owners present every day. ”
66 locals recommend
Café
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“Another wonderful breakfast & coffee shop situated within a park ideal for children and dogs.”
66 locals recommend
Café
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“Another good local coffee shop & breakfast haunt. Plenty of indoor & outdoor seating - this is a popular place for locals & visitors alike. No need to book as this place turns over tables quickly.”
45 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“We usually go here for pizzas (Love their mediterrean vegetarian pizza) or their wild mushroom ravioli. They also have a bar and screens for watching sports.”
47 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Lazari serves delicious breakfast and lunch. The owner, Chris Lazari, and his staff really go the great lengths to ensure that one has a delicious meal and great coffee. Marlene's cakes and pies are a firm favourite. In fact, the chicken pies are substantive enough to take home and freeze for a future meal. Another take-home delicacy are the red velvet cupcakes.”
45 locals recommend
Food & Drink Shop
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“Convenience store with all basic groceries, including a bakery, fresh fruit and vegetables and take away section.”
23 locals recommend
Park
“A lovely park if you want a walk/hike in nature. Preferable to not go alone.”
17 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Very good Italian restaurant for lunch (quiet but good service) or dinner (their more popular time).”
10 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“I almost don't want to write this review for fear that it gets so popular I won't get a table on a whim every again, but this one is too good not too share and I believe in giving credit where credit is due. In my opinion this is the best Greek food in Cape Town and as it's actually cuisine I'm very fond of, I don't say this lightly. The staff are warm and accommodating. Food is consistently excellent. The mezze (halloumi especially), gyro, lamb chops, creamy tzatziki and bughasta dessert are always winners and our favourites. We eat here often and it's a real neighbourhood gem. Completely unpretentious and utterly charming.”
16 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“They make great pizza and the beer is at reasonable pricing. It is convenient and economical. Just down the road. ”
15 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Great little shopping centre with everything you need without having to go into a big mall.”
12 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Con Brio is the local bistro in Vredehoek which everyone frequents for its delicious food, reasonable prices and home-from-home atmosphere. The Con Brio menu is varied and they have list of starter portions which immediately tempt the palate. In fact, some people skip the main course altogether and rather have two or three small plates as their meal. The crème brûlée comes highly recommended, as does the rest of the dessert menu. Booking is recommended, though I have never arrived there and been turned away.”
8 locals recommend
Store
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“Perfect spot for german meats, salami, every kind of sausage you can think of or ready prepared meals to cook at home. Good butchery, that specialises in pork, veal and any other speciality cuts. Very reasonable lunches and breakfasts are served.”
12 locals recommend
Café
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“Lovely walk with mountain stream - great for families. It has areas for picnicking by the stream. Free entry - short or long walks or just sit and enjoy the piece and quiet and fabulous views”
8 locals recommend