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Braai spots in Cape Town

It’s obvious, there is no other smell better than a South African Braai. Its not a barbeque and you can’t call it that either, as many respectable South Africans will tell you its blasphemy!

In South Africa, a braai is a social even, it brings family and friends closer. At a braai you will enjoy the most delicious varieties of meat, beer and good vibes. If you are wondering where the best places in Cape Town is for a braai. We have a selection of braai spots for you!


Situated between Llandudno and Camp’s Bay, you’ll find attractive bays as well as heavenly white coasts cresting between the enormous rocks soaring caringly over them. Oudekraal has more than 40 braai areas, although most don’t even have grids, therefore be sure to bring your own with! Get there as early as possible, as Oudekraal is immensely popular.

Just beyond 12 Apostles Hotel, Victoria Road, +27 (0)21 712 2337 / 0527


Silvermine Nature Reserve, a grand part of the Table Mountain National Park, is a great place to visit as it offers great bike trails, hikes as well as birdwatching,  and picnic facilities.

Ou Kaapseweg, Cape Town, +27 (0)21 780 9002


The fresh smell of forests and marinated chops on the braai! This is a perfect combination for salivation.

Entrance is along the M3 freeway, near the University of Cape Town, +27 (0)21 762 9180/1/2, http://www.sanparks.org/parks/table_mountain/


Between Clifton’s Fourth Beach and Glen Beach, are these astonishingly beautiful vistas of Camps Bay, Table Mountainand the 12 Apostles mountain range. Braai and picnic facilities are available, and you can also catch a tan on the boulders around the cove whilst the kids splash around in the shallows.

Where: Between Clifton Beach and Glen Beach
Contact: None


There are many free braai areas as well as picnic spots and there are  fully equipped kiddies’ play area with slides and a jungle gym, this one is a great location for a big get together.

Cnr Klaassens and Trovato Link Roads, Wynberg, +27 (0)21 761 1534 or +27 (0)21 686 8930


What’s is your favourite food or meat on the braai? If you’re a true lover of Cape Town’s natural beauty, you will probably like to explore the Cape.

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