Best coos in Cape Town

Check out the top coos in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals

1. Camps Bay

1. Camps Bay

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77 local reviews
Camps Bay, Cape Town
SublocalityPolitical
Jane
Great beach, whole road full of cafes and restaurants and lots of sitting around watching the cool cars cruisi…
Nikki
Cool bars along the beach strip, you can rent beach loungers and relax on this easy to access beach.
Pierre
Want to be where the in crowd goes, then this is for you!
1. Camps Bay

1. Camps Bay

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77 local reviews
Camps Bay, Cape Town
Jane
Jane
Great beach, whole road full of cafes and restaurants and lots of sitting around watching the cool cars cruising past. It's a place for anyo…
Nikki
Nikki
Cool bars along the beach strip, you can rent beach loungers and relax on this easy to access beach.
Pierre
Pierre
Want to be where the in crowd goes, then this is for you!
2. Clarke's bar & dining room

2. Clarke's bar & dining room

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60 local reviews
133 Bree Street, Cape Town
Open now
021 424 7648
Establishment
Chris
Vibey bar with cool people and light meals.
Jenny
Huge brekkies as well as great burgers. A very cool, vibey place to grab a quick meal.
Dermot
Burgers and atmosphere that are hip and cool!
2. Clarke's bar & dining room

2. Clarke's bar & dining room

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60 local reviews
133 Bree Street, Cape Town
Open now
021 424 7648
Chris
Chris
Vibey bar with cool people and light meals.
Jenny
Jenny
Huge brekkies as well as great burgers. A very cool, vibey place to grab a quick meal.
Dermot
Dermot
Burgers and atmosphere that are hip and cool!
3. Restaurant Paradiso

3. Restaurant Paradiso

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65 local reviews
110 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Open now
021 423 8653
Establishment
Morne
The best spot to go to if you have children - there is a whole separate kitchen area for kids where they do 'p…
Ieva
The best spot to go to if you have children - there is a whole separate kitchen area for kids where they do 'p…
Jayne
Very cool outside area, view of the mountain. Little fountain in the courtyard. Have the lamb salad!
3. Restaurant Paradiso

3. Restaurant Paradiso

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65 local reviews
110 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Open now
021 423 8653
Morne
Morne
The best spot to go to if you have children - there is a whole separate kitchen area for kids where they do 'projects'- make their own pizza…
Ieva
Ieva
The best spot to go to if you have children - there is a whole separate kitchen area for kids where they do 'projects'- make their own pizza…
Jayne
Jayne
Very cool outside area, view of the mountain. Little fountain in the courtyard. Have the lamb salad!
4. Bacini's

4. Bacini's

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20 local reviews
Kloof Str, Cape Town
Closed now
021 423 6668
Establishment
Ross
Great pizza. Cool vibe. Cold beer.
Nick & Tanya
Good home cooking Italian food.
Janet
Busy, authentic and vibrant Bacini's offers great Italian food and excellent value. Traditional pasta's and pi…
4. Bacini's

4. Bacini's

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20 local reviews
Kloof Str, Cape Town
Closed now
021 423 6668
Ross
Ross
Great pizza. Cool vibe. Cold beer.
Nick & Tanya
Nick & Tanya
Good home cooking Italian food.
Janet
Janet
Busy, authentic and vibrant Bacini's offers great Italian food and excellent value. Traditional pasta's and pizza are within an easy walk fr…
5. The Assembly

5. The Assembly

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12 local reviews
Harrington Street, Cape Town
021 465 7286
Establishment
Alan
Left of the center clubbing and live music experience in the East City. Very young, very cool, very loud.
Heather
Big enough to draw big bands, but passionate enough to host exclusive, smaller shows, The Assembly is a semina…
Claire
Live music venue with frequent parties.
5. The Assembly

5. The Assembly

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12 local reviews
Harrington Street, Cape Town
021 465 7286
Alan
Alan
Left of the center clubbing and live music experience in the East City. Very young, very cool, very loud.
Heather
Heather
Big enough to draw big bands, but passionate enough to host exclusive, smaller shows, The Assembly is a seminal live music space. Home to el…
Claire
Claire
Live music venue with frequent parties.
6. Bo-Kaap

6. Bo-Kaap

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95 local reviews
Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
Open now
021 481 3939
Establishment
David
Beautiful area of Cape Town that celebrates its Cape Malay heritage proudly. Great for walking tours and cooki…
Dale
Head up Wale Street into the neighbourhood that’s home to brightly coloured houses, steep cobbled streets and …
Andrew
Head up Wale Street into the neighbourhood that’s home to brightly coloured houses, steep cobbled streets and …
6. Bo-Kaap

6. Bo-Kaap

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95 local reviews
Bo-Kaap, Cape Town
Open now
021 481 3939
David
David
Beautiful area of Cape Town that celebrates its Cape Malay heritage proudly. Great for walking tours and cooking lessons. Also home to a fam…
Dale
Dale
Head up Wale Street into the neighbourhood that’s home to brightly coloured houses, steep cobbled streets and the delicious flavours of Cape…
Andrew
Andrew
Head up Wale Street into the neighbourhood that’s home to brightly coloured houses, steep cobbled streets and the delicious flavours of Cape…
7. Kalk Bay

7. Kalk Bay

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99 local reviews
Kalk Bay, Cape Town
SublocalityPolitical
Richenda
About a 30 minute drive from Cape Town, towards Simon's Town, is Kalk Bay, a really cool, arty fishing village…
Jani
Cool, hippy place. Browse around in the shops for some special souvernir.
Nic & Rebecca
So many cool little antiques, art galleries & eateries set in a old little fishing village.
7. Kalk Bay

7. Kalk Bay

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99 local reviews
Kalk Bay, Cape Town
Richenda
Richenda
About a 30 minute drive from Cape Town, towards Simon's Town, is Kalk Bay, a really cool, arty fishing village. Lots of funky little shops,…
Jani
Jani
Cool, hippy place. Browse around in the shops for some special souvernir.
Nic & Rebecca
Nic & Rebecca
So many cool little antiques, art galleries & eateries set in a old little fishing village.
8. Loading Bay

8. Loading Bay

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25 local reviews
30 Hudson St, Cape Town
Open now
021 425 6320
Establishment
Alan
Another cool clothing/apparel store in the Cape Quarter.
Karina
Great breakfast and lunches and not to mention, great coffee! Super cool location
Claire
Nice breakfast spot, also has free WIFI!
8. Loading Bay

8. Loading Bay

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25 local reviews
30 Hudson St, Cape Town
Open now
021 425 6320
Alan
Alan
Another cool clothing/apparel store in the Cape Quarter.
Karina
Karina
Great breakfast and lunches and not to mention, great coffee! Super cool location
Claire
Claire
Nice breakfast spot, also has free WIFI!
9. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

9. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

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19 local reviews
ParkEstablishment
Marise
Explore Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch and cool off under a beautiful waterfall.
Jan
Nice waterfall to cool down in.
Marius
My favourite national park with amazing hikes varying from a couple of hours to longer.
9. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

9. Jonkershoek Nature Reserve

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19 local reviews
Marise
Marise
Explore Jonkershoek Nature Reserve in Stellenbosch and cool off under a beautiful waterfall.
Jan
Jan
Nice waterfall to cool down in.
Marius
Marius
My favourite national park with amazing hikes varying from a couple of hours to longer.
10. Orphanage Cocktail Club

10. Orphanage Cocktail Club

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45 local reviews
227 Bree Street, Cape Town
Closed now
021 424 2004
Establishment
David
Cool cocktail bar with a new Gin Bar next door
Jason
Cool spot on ever trendy Bree Street.
Susan & Eric
The funkiest cocktails in town in the coolest city neighbourhood. Good food too at the adjacent restaurant. …
10. Orphanage Cocktail Club

10. Orphanage Cocktail Club

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45 local reviews
227 Bree Street, Cape Town
Closed now
021 424 2004
David
David
Cool cocktail bar with a new Gin Bar next door
Jason
Jason
Cool spot on ever trendy Bree Street.
Susan & Eric
Susan & Eric
The funkiest cocktails in town in the coolest city neighbourhood. Good food too at the adjacent restaurant. Order the swim and tonic - alc…
11. Asoka

11. Asoka

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35 local reviews
68 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Closed now
021 422 0909
Establishment
Alan
Cool little restaurant tucked away in Kloof St.
Thilo
One of Cape Town's coolest bars. It's the hip place to be. Especially on Tuesdays and weekends. It's a bar and…
Alex
Fantastic cool atmosphere, awesome Martinis & music. Can eat here as well.
11. Asoka

11. Asoka

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35 local reviews
68 Kloof Street, Cape Town
Closed now
021 422 0909
Alan
Alan
Cool little restaurant tucked away in Kloof St.
Thilo
Thilo
One of Cape Town's coolest bars. It's the hip place to be. Especially on Tuesdays and weekends. It's a bar and club, but also the food is su…
Alex
Alex
Fantastic cool atmosphere, awesome Martinis & music. Can eat here as well.
12. Empire Cafe

12. Empire Cafe

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16 local reviews
11 York Road, Cape Town
Open now
021 788 1250
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Andrew
Dave loves good food and Dave loves to cook. You will know that if you eat here. Dave also knows about coffee…
andrew
Dave is the original Muizenberg chef Pioneer! Passionate cook and surfer and a great following in the village!…
Richard
Great food. Dave Jones is a cool cat, he's the owner, always available for a chat.
12. Empire Cafe

12. Empire Cafe

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16 local reviews
11 York Road, Cape Town
Open now
021 788 1250
Andrew
Andrew
Dave loves good food and Dave loves to cook. You will know that if you eat here. Dave also knows about coffee...
andrew
andrew
Dave is the original Muizenberg chef Pioneer! Passionate cook and surfer and a great following in the village! Please check this place out!
Richard
Richard
Great food. Dave Jones is a cool cat, he's the owner, always available for a chat.