INSIDE & YOU’RE OUT 103 Bree St, CBD; 021 422 1313
This ethically responsible restaurant, with its on-trend quirky decor and quick service, is a must-visit. Our favourite starter was the veggie croquettes (deepfried sweet potato and spinach; R45), and for mains, we recommend The Quick Dip Burger (smoked-cheddar beef patty topped with onions; R72).
DA VINCIS ON KLOOF 70 Kloof St, Gardens; 021 424 7504
With charming staff, a relaxed vibe and pasta dishes that don’t exceed R85, it’s no surprise this family-friendly eatery has been around for years. Be prepared for hearty dishes that your wallet will also enjoy. Start with the chicken spring rolls (R45) and the boerewors bowl (R35), followed by the Italian meatball pasta (with home-made tomato sauce and Parmesan; R75).
THE BITCH’S TITS 6 Roodehek St, Gardens; 083 440 7843
Offering all-day breakfast and a variety of tacos and sandwiches, The Bitch’s Tits has a friendly feel, and cool patrons to match. Tuck into the Asian fusion taco (lettuce, pickled cabbage, cucumber, spring onion, honey-soya chicken and pine salsa; R25) and wet fries (slap chips covered in jalapeños and cheese; R30).