Best green in Cape Town

Check out the top green in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Mouille Point Lighthouse
1. Mouille Point Lighthouse
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13 local reviews
Establishment
Andrew
The oldest operating lighthouse in South Africa. You can walk to it through the Green Point Park and then enj…
Susanne
Between the beach front and the famous green point park you find a huge playground and another one and two gre…
Dale
The oldest operating lighthouse in South Africa. You can walk to it through the Green Point Park and then enjo…
1. Mouille Point Lighthouse
1. Mouille Point Lighthouse
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13 local reviews
Andrew
Andrew
The oldest operating lighthouse in South Africa. You can walk to it through the Green Point Park and then enjoy the Promenade. Also offers …
Susanne
Susanne
Between the beach front and the famous green point park you find a huge playground and another one and two great delis! Perfect for families…
Dale
Dale
The oldest operating lighthouse in South Africa. You can walk to it through the Green Point Park and then enjoy the Promenade. Also offers g…
2. V & A Waterfront
2. V & A Waterfront
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468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, V & A Waterfront
Sublocality level 2SublocalityPolitical
Stuart And Sam
Cape Town's premier waterfront area, for shopping, entertainment and leisure activities. Also close to Greenpo…
Jenny
Definitely worth a visit. The restaurants are touristy - Baai is prob the best. The 2hr catamaran trips aroun…
Sarah
Robben Island tours leave from here, and as well as being full of shops and restaurants, it's a working harbou…
2. V & A Waterfront
2. V & A Waterfront
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468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, V & A Waterfront
Stuart And Sam
Stuart And Sam
Cape Town's premier waterfront area, for shopping, entertainment and leisure activities. Also close to Greenpoint Stadium.
Jenny
Jenny
Definitely worth a visit. The restaurants are touristy - Baai is prob the best. The 2hr catamaran trips around the harbour are good fun. So…
Sarah
Sarah
Robben Island tours leave from here, and as well as being full of shops and restaurants, it's a working harbour, and full of fascinating Cap…
3. Origin Cofee Roasting
3. Origin Cofee Roasting
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43 local reviews
28 Hudson Street, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
021 421 1000
Establishment
Talga
From day one, our focus has been on developing a hub of coffee excellence that would service the whole of Afri…
Oksana
Perfect spot for artisan coffee and green tea lovers. Light meals served as well. Open for breakfast and lunch…
Claire
Another great coffee spot, but also with the added bonus of a separate area for specialist teas. Try the tea …
3. Origin Cofee Roasting
3. Origin Cofee Roasting
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43 local reviews
28 Hudson Street, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
021 421 1000
Talga
Talga
From day one, our focus has been on developing a hub of coffee excellence that would service the whole of Africa – the continent where coffe…
Oksana
Oksana
Perfect spot for artisan coffee and green tea lovers. Light meals served as well. Open for breakfast and lunch.
Claire
Claire
Another great coffee spot, but also with the added bonus of a separate area for specialist teas. Try the tea ceremony, very Zen in comparis…
4. El Burro Greenpoint
4. El Burro Greenpoint
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64 local reviews
81 Main Rd, Green Point
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+27 21 433 2364
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Andrew
Authentic upstairs Mexican restaurant overlooking (the road and) Green Point Park. Great service, great food, …
Total Stay
Always a great spot for dinner and drinks, El Burro is a popular Mexican restaurant and bar in the heart of Gr…
Dale
Authentic upstairs Mexican restaurant overlooking (the road and) Green Point Park. Great service, great food, …
4. El Burro Greenpoint
4. El Burro Greenpoint
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64 local reviews
81 Main Rd, Green Point
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+27 21 433 2364
Andrew
Andrew
Authentic upstairs Mexican restaurant overlooking (the road and) Green Point Park. Great service, great food, great prices...and Cabrito Bar…
Total Stay
Total Stay
Always a great spot for dinner and drinks, El Burro is a popular Mexican restaurant and bar in the heart of Green Point. It's open Monday to…
Dale
Dale
Authentic upstairs Mexican restaurant overlooking (the road and) Green Point Park. Great service, great food, great prices...and Cabrito Bar…
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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387 local reviews
Rhodes Dr, Newlands
+27 21 799 8783
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Megan
Can't be beat! Great when it's grey and threatening to rain -- the views are still awesome over the whole of t…
Helene
Can one possibly visit Cape Town and not experience the magnificence of Kirstenbosch. It is one of the most be…
Chregan
Take a picnic, sit under the trees, and enjoy the perfectly manicured gardens and rolling green hills!
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
5. Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
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387 local reviews
Rhodes Dr, Newlands
+27 21 799 8783
Megan
Megan
Can't be beat! Great when it's grey and threatening to rain -- the views are still awesome over the whole of the Cape Flats. Great when it's…
Helene
Helene
Can one possibly visit Cape Town and not experience the magnificence of Kirstenbosch. It is one of the most beautiful Botanical Gardens in t…
Chregan
Chregan
Take a picnic, sit under the trees, and enjoy the perfectly manicured gardens and rolling green hills!
6. The Company's Garden
6. The Company's Garden
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153 local reviews
19 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town City Centre
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 426 1357
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Julie
Beautiful green space in the middle of Cape Town's CBD with an excellent museum and great restaurant!
Guy
The Company’s Garden is Cape Town’s green lung. This oasis right in the centre of the city is a favourite for …
Marli & Werner
Wonderful green lung in the heart of the city with bird houses, fish ponds, rose gardens and a lovely restaura…
6. The Company's Garden
6. The Company's Garden
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153 local reviews
19 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town City Centre
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 426 1357
Julie
Julie
Beautiful green space in the middle of Cape Town's CBD with an excellent museum and great restaurant!
Guy
Guy
The Company’s Garden is Cape Town’s green lung. This oasis right in the centre of the city is a favourite for both locals and tourists. The …
Marli & Werner
Marli & Werner
Wonderful green lung in the heart of the city with bird houses, fish ponds, rose gardens and a lovely restaurant with an imaginative outdoor…
7. Cape Town Stadium
7. Cape Town Stadium
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43 local reviews
Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town
021 401 4701
StadiumEstablishment
Jade
Greenpoint Stadium which hosted the Football World Cup.
Jill
Saturday Park Run takes place here at 8am. Rugby sevens takes place early December. International concerts occ…
Mark
The World Cup stadium offers a variety of different events, starting with the football matches up to concerts.
7. Cape Town Stadium
7. Cape Town Stadium
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43 local reviews
Cape Town Stadium, Cape Town
021 401 4701
Jade
Jade
Greenpoint Stadium which hosted the Football World Cup.
Jill
Jill
Saturday Park Run takes place here at 8am. Rugby sevens takes place early December. International concerts occur here. Green Point is a good…
Mark
Mark
The World Cup stadium offers a variety of different events, starting with the football matches up to concerts.
8. Sea Point Promenade
8. Sea Point Promenade
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137 local reviews
Sea Point Promenade, Sea Point
Route
Max
Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard has a spectacular beachfront promenade, stretching the length of Mouille Point a…
Total Stay
Perfect for jogging, walking, frisbee and outdoor fitness, the Sea Point Promenade is a long stretch of beachf…
Max
Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard has a spectacular beachfront promenade, stretching the length of Mouille Point a…
8. Sea Point Promenade
8. Sea Point Promenade
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137 local reviews
Sea Point Promenade, Sea Point
Max
Max
Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard has a spectacular beachfront promenade, stretching the length of Mouille Point and Sea Point, and copies the c…
Total Stay
Total Stay
Perfect for jogging, walking, frisbee and outdoor fitness, the Sea Point Promenade is a long stretch of beachfront that runs along Beach Roa…
Max
Max
Cape Town's Atlantic Seaboard has a spectacular beachfront promenade, stretching the length of Mouille Point and Sea Point, and copies the c…
9. Greenmarket Square
9. Greenmarket Square
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74 local reviews
Greenmarket Square, Cape Town City Centre
NeighborhoodPolitical
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Greenmarket Square is an open-air market set on an ancient cobbled square in the heart of the CBD. While some …
Rudi
In the heart of Cape Town’s business district, you’ll find Greenmarket Square. The square has quite a reputati…
Nicole
In the heart of Cape Town’s business district, you’ll find Greenmarket Square. The square has quite a reputati…
9. Greenmarket Square
9. Greenmarket Square
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74 local reviews
Greenmarket Square, Cape Town City Centre
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Total Stay
Greenmarket Square is an open-air market set on an ancient cobbled square in the heart of the CBD. While some may say that it is over-rated,…
Rudi
Rudi
In the heart of Cape Town’s business district, you’ll find Greenmarket Square. The square has quite a reputation – it has been a slave marke…
Nicole
Nicole
In the heart of Cape Town’s business district, you’ll find Greenmarket Square. The square has quite a reputation – it has been a slave marke…
10. Babylonstoren
10. Babylonstoren
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26 local reviews
Klapmuts Simondium Road, Franschhoek
021 863 3852
Establishment
Emily
Babalonstoren is like nothing else! Its gardens (highly recommend the morning garden tour, bookings essential)…
Louisa
Beautiful vineyard offering - Fine dining (Babel) easy going fresh food (The Greenhouse) Wonderful garden to d…
Nathan & Mandy
This is a must see! Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the be…
10. Babylonstoren
10. Babylonstoren
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26 local reviews
Klapmuts Simondium Road, Franschhoek
021 863 3852
Emily
Emily
Babalonstoren is like nothing else! Its gardens (highly recommend the morning garden tour, bookings essential), greenhouse cafe, gift shop, …
Louisa
Louisa
Beautiful vineyard offering - Fine dining (Babel) easy going fresh food (The Greenhouse) Wonderful garden to discover (great for kids) Desig…
Nathan & Mandy
Nathan & Mandy
This is a must see! Dating back to 1692, Babylonstoren is a historic Cape Dutch farm that boasts one of the best preserved farmyards in the …
11. Silvermist Mountain Lodge
11. Silvermist Mountain Lodge
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6 local reviews
Silvermist Mountain Lodge, Cape Town
021 794 7601
LodgingEstablishment
Jenni
Ziplining (large ones). Green House Eatery restaurant (child friendly)
Tutu
La Colombe and the Green Vine Restaurant offer fabulous food and vistas
Leon
Wine farm and restaurant.
11. Silvermist Mountain Lodge
11. Silvermist Mountain Lodge
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6 local reviews
Silvermist Mountain Lodge, Cape Town
021 794 7601
Jenni
Jenni
Ziplining (large ones). Green House Eatery restaurant (child friendly)
Tutu
Tutu
La Colombe and the Green Vine Restaurant offer fabulous food and vistas
Leon
Leon
Wine farm and restaurant.
12. Oranjezicht City Farm
12. Oranjezicht City Farm
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19 local reviews
Upper Orange Street, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
083 628 3426
Local government officeEstablishment
Ina + Gustav
Urban farming on an old bowling green. Homestead park right next to it. Saturday morning Market
Jill
The Oranjezicht Farmers market happens on a Saturday till 2pm. Their Stores are under cover located just behin…
Tania
Formerly a disused bowling green, now a tranquil urban farm initiated 3 yrs ago. This is the site of the origi…
12. Oranjezicht City Farm
12. Oranjezicht City Farm
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19 local reviews
Upper Orange Street, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
083 628 3426
Ina + Gustav
Ina + Gustav
Urban farming on an old bowling green. Homestead park right next to it. Saturday morning Market
Jill
Jill
The Oranjezicht Farmers market happens on a Saturday till 2pm. Their Stores are under cover located just behind Green Point Stadium, by the …
Tania
Tania
Formerly a disused bowling green, now a tranquil urban farm initiated 3 yrs ago. This is the site of the original farm Oranjezicht where fre…