Fine dining that’s out of this world

Indulge in a feast of seasonal specialities at Planet Restaurant, from summer salads to winter beef wellington. Take time over an afternoon tea layered with tempting sandwiches and sweets. Or go light with delicious poolside snacks at Oasis Bistro. Boasting some of the best restaurants and bars in Cape Town, a stay at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is foodie heaven.

Planet Restaurant

Planet Restaurant

Cape Town buzzes with trendy bars and fine dining, and Planet Restaurant is at its hub. With decor that dares to be different, crystal balls grace the entrance, a galaxy-themed carpet is underfoot and ceilings twinkle like stars.

Matching this are Chef Rudi Liebenberg’s heavenly menus—journeys of gastronomic discovery featuring delicious local fare.

Open Monday–Saturday, 6:30–10:30pm, closed on Sundays

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Planet Bar

Planet Bar

Cool, chic, yet timelessly elegant, Planet Bar buzzes year round with well-heeled Capetonians sipping sundowners or pre-dinner champagne.

The bar’s stylish celestial décor and cosy seating create an intimate ambience. Whether you’re people watching from the terrace in summer or curling up by the fire with a glass of red in winter, this is the place to be.

Open: Daily, from noon until late.

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Oasis Bistro

Oasis Bistro

A draw for guests and non-residents alike, Oasis Bistro is perfect for long, lazy breakfasts or invigorating afternoon pick-me-ups. Indulge in french toast with crispy bacon, creamy eggs benedict and more in our bright, breezy dining room. Or step onto the sun-splashed terrace for a refreshing cocktail.

Breakfast: 6:30am–11am
Lunch: 12:30am–3pm
Pool service: 9am–6pm, for resident hotel guests only

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Oasis Bistro

Lunch

Oasis Bistro

Savour an extensive Mediterranean-inspired buffet as well as an à la carte bistro-style menu. The fresh and colourful buffet includes a wide range of seasonal salads, charcuterie, fresh seafood and shellfish platters and a variety of South African cheeses. Everything is made in house, including the bread, which is overseen by our award-winning baker Togara Mabharani

The selection of hot dishes changes daily, from slow-roasted lamb shank to Cape Malay chicken curry. Decadent desserts include our legendary cheesecake, tiramisu, panna cotta and fresh fruits. Top it off with something from our carefully-curated wine and cocktail list.

Lunch is served daily from 12:30pm

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Oasis Bistro

Weekends

Oasis Bistro

Weekends at Oasis Bistro are always an event to remember. On Saturdays lunch comes with a local twist, featuring an additional gourmet BBQ.

Sunday lunches are even more tantalising. Feast from a carvery station serving roast sirloin of beef, leg of lamb, Beef Wellington, slow cooked salted beef, chicken curry and grilled line-caught fish. The much loved Alvin Dyers Cape Jazz Duo will be there too, playing easy-listening South African jazz classics.

Lunch is served daily from 12:30pm

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The Chef’s Table

Join award-winning Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg on a journey of culinary discovery

Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg

Nothing we do is rehearsed. Guests can look forward to a true, raw, organic experience.

Step into the hotel’s kitchen to watch in wonder as dishes are prepared right before your eyes—then uncover the inspiration behind each creation. Menus change daily according to the seasonal ingredients available locally.

Rudi Liebenberg Executive Chef
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Afternoon Tea

Embrace tradition with an elegant afternoon tea. Finger sandwiches are filled with rare roast beef, delicate smoked salmon or creamy egg mayonnaise. Follow with velvety chocolate cake, lemon meringue or freshly-baked scones topped with preserves and cream.

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Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

Embrace tradition with an elegant afternoon tea. Finger sandwiches are filled with rare roast beef, delicate smoked salmon or creamy egg mayonnaise. Follow with velvety chocolate cake, lemon meringue or freshly-baked scones topped with preserves and cream.

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Celebrations

The Perfect Package

Celebrations

Whether it's an anniversary, a birthday or just “because”, escape to Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel for an indulgent break.

  • Luxury accommodation
  • Daily breakfast buffet
  • Sparkling wine, chocolates and strawberries
  • One 60-minute Swedish Massage per person
  • A five-course set menu dinner for two
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Private Hire

Let us help you plan an unforgettable event.

With a wide range of beautifully restored venues, historic Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel sets the scene for a memorable event.

Plan your event

Planet Bar is ideal for cocktail parties; our cellar for cosy gatherings; or the Chef's Table for group feasts.

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Got a special request? Get in touch and we'll help with every last detail.

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