For a culinary explosion of tastes and influences, Salt is fast gaining a reputation for being one of the best restaurants in Cape Town. Overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in the exclusive suburb of Bantry Bay, Salt is renowned for its impeccable service, stylish contemporary décor and staggering floor-to-ceiling glass windows that run across the length of the restaurant – offering unsurpassed sea views with a refreshing ocean breeze and the soothing sound of waves crashing onto the rocks below.
With delicious tapas, starters, mains and desserts that include ambrosial creations such as chicory, pink grapefruit, blue cheese and sultana salad; veal cutlet, potato fondant and red pepper ragout; ginger panacotta, vanilla shortcake, pineapple jelly and chili salsa or tapas such as spiced olives or chilled tiger prawns and lemon aioli. Every morsel offers a unique taste experience that is sure to linger long after the final bite has been enjoyed – with world class chef Jacques de Jager creating mouth-watering dishes that bring guests back to this most elegant of Cape restaurants time after time. Salt also boasts an impressive wine list, with each of its 70 odd wine varieties available to order by the glass. The Salt wine list includes a number of wines which have won gold and silver Michelangelo awards, Veritas awards, and John Platter ratings of three and a half stars and higher. This ensures a world-class wine selection, chosen for their quality and food-friendliness. Salt’s cocktail list is also well worth sampling, with a host of delicious concoctions such as Chocolate Martini, Salt Sunset, Ruby Red and Berry Press – all prepared by skilled barmen using the finest ingredients. Sip one of these divine drinks at the bar as you watch the sun setting over the Atlantic Ocean, and you will begin to understand the Salt experience.
Whether it’s the magnificent views over Bantry Bay, or the laid-back atmosphere that allows diners to enjoy meals the way they should be enjoyed, or the highly memorable menu – or even the divine cocktails and fine wines, Salt offers a dining experience that delights the senses and rejuvenates the soul. Set high on the rocks in one of Cape Town’s most trendy suburbs, this restaurant is a firm favourite with critics and foodies alike, and as one of the top ranked restaurants in Cape Town, a visit to this restaurant is highly recommended.