Top Breakfast Spots in and around Cape Town

Posted on 22 January 2024 By Nomvelo Masango

The Western Cape boasts stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches and interesting historical attractions. Luckily for foodies, the province also has a number of establishments that make a mean breakfast!

From your Eggs Benedict, to avo on toast or even a greasy fry-up, the needs and cravings of breakfast enthusiasts and foodies are taken care of.

Here are some of the top breakfast spots in and around Cape Town:

Clarke’s Dining Room


Image: Sourced / Clarke’s Cape Town

Clarke’s Dining Room is a place where one can enjoy all-day breakfasts and lazy brunches. Located on Cape Town’s Bree Street, the establishment opened more than a decade ago and has a menu which is the perfect balance of healthy choices and sinful temptation.

What’s more, the establishment’s kitchen prides itself in showing off different and interesting variations on eggs.  As such, you can expect a suitable array of egg dishes and an egg-cellent experience!

Address: 133 Bree Street, Cape Town.

The Pavilion at The Marine Hotel

The Marine Hotel displays old-school fabulousness on the outside but has an interior that is contemporary and sophisticated.

At the Pavilion, you can start your day in style as the restaurant boasts black and white décor that oozes elegance. The breakfast menu consists of different dishes such as porridge, French toast, Eggs Benedict and smashed avo.

Address: Main Road, Hermanus, Western Cape.



Image: Sourced / Jarryd’s Eatery

Jarryd’s is known and loved for its all-day breakfast and its infectiously buzzy vibe. On your dining experience at Jarryd’s, you can expect efficient service, fabulous food and even more fantastic coffee.

From Turkish eggs to smoothie bowls and even their infamous pancake snack, their electric menu is indeed fit to feed any craving.

Address: 90 Regent Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town.

Sonny and Irene

Sonny and Irene

Image: Sourced / Sonny and Irene

Dressed in pastel pink, marble and oak, Sonny and Irene is not just a pretty face.

The establishment offers a menu that combines retro, classic and contemporary tastes. You can choose from a number of dishes including their signature eggs and some choices of Benedict.

Address: Station House, 19 Kloof Road, Sea Point, Cape Town.

Between Us

Quiet, stylish and aesthetically immaculate, Between Us is perfect for work dates or a catch-up brunch with friends. The establishment offers excellent coffee, a number of egg dishes and a variety of other breakfasts including porridge.

For breakfast with a view, you can dine on one of the several two-seater outdoor tables on the narrow verandah as you enjoy views of Table Mountain.

Address: 176 Bree Street, Cape Town.

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