Restaurants in Betty's Bay
From fine-dining establishments to casual lunches by the sea, places to eat in Betty’s Bay offer an eclectic collection of delicious cuisines, using only the freshest ingredients available. Choose to sit gazing at the ocean during your dinner or enjoy lunch set against the backdrop of the Kogelberg mountains. Prawn curries, steamed fish, homemade burgers, pizzas and traditional Greek cuisines are just some of the offerings available here. So, whether you’re passing through en-route to somewhere else or looking to take a break from cooking while on holiday, a reasonably priced and scrumptious meal is just a short drive away.
Easily accessible from the Mother City and Cape Town International Airport, Betty’s Bay is less than 100kms away, making it ideal for longer stays or even just a day-trip. As a popular destination for farmers from Caledon and other inland areas of the Overberg region, this town keeps to its roots. Without major developments and maintaining its wild aesthetics, you can expect an unpretentious experience, fuelled by warm hospitality. Established in the early 1900’s Betty’s Bay was a popular location for runaway slaves, traders and bandits, thanks to its location. Set between the mountains and the ocean, this unsuspecting town is still used as a hideaway today, only this time by those seeking a much-needed holiday and break from reality.
The 4km long Betty’s Bay beach is the highlight of the town. Boasting panoramic views of the ocean and mountains, visitors of all ages have been known to spend hours here. As there is so much space, overcrowding is not a problem and visitors can peacefully take in the surrounds. Consider ordering delicious take away meals from the local restaurants, to enjoy alfresco with your friends, family or by yourself. You can find several accommodation options in Betty’s Bay, ideal for solo travellers, groups of friends or families with small children. From hotels and self-catering B&B’s to independently leased homes or rooms, you can certainly find something to suit your requirements.
Situated off the R44, this route takes you directly onto the N2 highway. This means, those looking to travel extensively, can use Betty’s Bay as a base and make day trips into Hermanus, Kleinmond, Cape Town, Gordons Bay or Caledon, each of which is less than 60kms away. It truly is extremely well located to be your gateway to the majestic Overberg coastline and countryside. Visit this part of South Africa today!