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Food & Beverage

There are various opportunities for visitors to relax and enjoy a meal or refreshments on top of Table Mountain. From mountain-top snacks and ice-creams in the sunshine, to special meals with loved ones at the Table Mountain Café and catered events in the stunning Summit Lounge, you’re sure to find the perfect dining experience to complement your visit.

Table Mountain Café

The trendy Table Mountain Café offers a regularly updated selection of delicious self-service meals and snacks, including options for kids, as well as tasty pastries, fine wines and speciality coffees and teas. The Café is also committed to remaining as green as possible, while offering all its visitors an enjoyable eating experience up in the clouds.


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The Summit Lounge

The Summit Lounge is situated in the same building that the cable cars dock. This venue, boasting incredible views and facilities, can also be hired for private functions.

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Table Mountain Kiosk (at the Lower Cable Station)

Before embarking on a journey to the top of Table Mountain, visitors can stock up on tasty snacks and refreshments at the conveniently located Table Mountain Kiosk. Situated next to the ticket office at the Lower Station, the kiosk offers hot pies, fresh sandwiches and a selection of hot and cold beverages.

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The Ice Cream Kiosk

Situated at the Lower Station, in one of our old converted cable cars, the Ice Cream Kiosk offers a variety of cold treats, including lollies and soft-serve ice-creams.

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Satellite outlets

During peak season there are satellite outlets situated around the Top and Lower stations. These outlets stock cold beverages, ice-creams and various snacks for visitors on the go.

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Menus and specials

Menus and drinks

Enjoy a variety of delicious dishes inspired by South African cuisine, a selection of fresh salads, sandwiches or pizza slices.

Breakfast: served daily from 08h00 until 11h30

Lunch and light meals: served daily from 11h30

Gourmet deli: a selection of sandwiches, cold eats and cheese boards are available throughout the day

Download the full menu and price list.

Christmas menu – Our delicious Christmas menu is available from Monday 23 December to Sunday 29 December 2013.
See our Christmas menu here.


A range of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are served, from our beer and wine bar. Visitors can choose from a selection of self-serve sodas, 100% fruit juices, lemonade, ginger beer and iced coffee.

The coffee bar offers visitors a variety of hot drinks, including filter coffee, cappuccinos, cafe lattes, macchiatos, tea and hot chocolate.

Choose from a variety of delicious, freshly baked cakes and tarts, including chocolate cake, carrot cake, lemon meringue pie, apple crumble, milk tart and baked cheesecake.

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The Table Mountain Café offers a variety of specials and combos for visitors to enjoy. These are regularly updated, so keep an eye out for new options and tasty menu items!

Pensioner Special

Did you know the Cableway offers South African senior citizens discounted tickets on Fridays? In addition to this discounted Cableway rate South African pensioners get further discounts at the Table Mountain Café on Fridays. South African pensioners who have purchased the Pensioner ticket are offered, at a cost of R47.50 per pensioner, a meal consisting of either a pie, chips and salad OR quiche and salad, plus a slice of milk tart and filter coffee or tea.

In order to qualify for this special, pensioners must hand over their Pensioner ticket to the Café cashier where it will be stamped. The ticket will then be returned to the pensioner for their return trip.

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Useful information

Café operating hours:

October 1 - October 31 2013: 08h30 to 18h30
November 1 - November 30 2013: 08h30 to 19h30
December 1 - December 15 2013: 08h30 to 20h30
December 16 - January 15 2014: 08h30 to 21h00
January 1 - January 31 2014: 08h30 to 20h30

*NB: The kitchen closes an hour before the last car down, and the Café closes half an hour before the last car down.

Responsible dining: To conserve water, the Cableway has introduced compostable plates, cups and containers for food and beverage, made from organic biodegradable materials.

Please note: The Cableway does not operate during strong winds. Please call our information line on +27 (0)21 424 8181 to ensure that we are open on the day of your planned visit. The Café is a self-service venue and bookings are not taken.

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