A grand Parisian-style brasserie located on the Camps Bay promenade, The Grand is a sexy beach eatery and lounge best known for its fabulous summertime lunches where a confluence of rich and pretty unite on the front terrace. A 20s style townhouse is captures in French door opening to a long patio open during warmer spring through fall months. Inside, a more quaff décor of putty walls, Victorian sconces and colorful seating arrangements. Still a restaurant force after more than a decade, The Grand is still one of a handful of Cape Town’s best summer dining scenes now with a new on-site boutique hotel that means even wilder Sunday brunches for years to come.<br />
A thoroughly French menu begins with beef capaccio, grand bouillabaisse and savory grilled calamari that put a local spin on traditional French recipes. Café salad specialties like the Grand Club and Waldorf prove favorites for the collection of ladies that sport bikinis underneath their summer sundresses. Mains include a great mixed seafood platter, mussel and chips or steak béarnaise with the additional option of a daytime and early-evening pizza oven with toppings like, crayfish, salmon or prawns.
Fashionable beach eatery with terrace and lounge proves summer ritual for Camps Bay locals and Cape Town elite with new three-room hotel attached to property.