Skip to main content

Dining

BOOK

Fine dining that’s out of this world

Indulge in a feast of seasonal specialities at the Lord Nelson 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.

Specials & Events

Contact us to book

Submitting......

Preferred date*

Preferred time*

For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

Lunch and spa package
Offer

Summer Bliss Package

Unwind at Librisa Spa with our tempting Sothys facial, before you indulge in a delicious lunch at Oasis. You’ll also enjoy access to the hotel’s main pool at the heart of our urban paradise.
Available from 1 November 2019 to 30 April 2020 (blackout dates apply)
Priced at R995 per person

Mount Nelson Hotel Gardens
Event

Hendrick's Gin Perfectly Peculiar Picnic

7 December 2019: Kick off the summer festivities with an unforgettable event featuring South Africa's finest DJs. Let yourself be tempted by the delightful picnic offerings. Saunter around our manicured lawn with one of Hendrick’s new summer cocktails in hand.

Book with Webtickets
Mount Nelson Hotel chandelier
Event

Celebrate the Festive Season

Join us at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel as our timeless urban hideaway sets the stage for a festive season like no other. Browse through our full range of festive dining events, from a live-jazz Christmas Lunch to our sensational New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner.

Download the brochure
Lunch and spa package
Offer

Summer Bliss Package

Unwind at Librisa Spa with our tempting Sothys facial, before you indulge in a delicious lunch at Oasis. You’ll also enjoy access to the hotel’s main pool at the heart of our urban paradise.
Available from 1 November 2019 to 30 April 2020 (blackout dates apply)
Priced at R995 per person

Mount Nelson Hotel Gardens
Event

Hendrick's Gin Perfectly Peculiar Picnic

7 December 2019: Kick off the summer festivities with an unforgettable event featuring South Africa's finest DJs. Let yourself be tempted by the delightful picnic offerings. Saunter around our manicured lawn with one of Hendrick’s new summer cocktails in hand.

Book with Webtickets
Mount Nelson Hotel chandelier
Event

Celebrate the Festive Season

Join us at Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel as our timeless urban hideaway sets the stage for a festive season like no other. Browse through our full range of festive dining events, from a live-jazz Christmas Lunch to our sensational New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner.

Download the brochure

Lord Nelson Restaurant

Lord Nelson Restaurant

Take your seat on a first-class chair that once belonged to the iconic Union-Castle Line ships. Gaze up at the ornate pressed ceiling, elegant botanical tapestries and the shimmering crystal chandelier before you sink back in time to an era of old-world romance.

The Lord Nelson Restaurant has hosted a galaxy of stars since it first opened in 1899. Today, you’ll find our celebrated menus are vibrant and avant-garde. Chef Rudi Liebenberg and his team serve an array of timeless classics with an irresistible contemporary twist.

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

Download menu

Oasis Bistro

Oasis Bistro

A draw for hotel guests and locals alike, Oasis Bistro is perfect for long lazy breakfasts or an invigorating afternoon pick-me-up cocktail.

Breakfast: 6:30am—11:00am
Lunch: 12:30pm—3:00pm
Pool service: 9:00am—6:00pm (exclusive for hotel guests)

View menus:
‬‬Breakfast |‬ Lunch |‬ Drinks  |‬ Pool

Contact us to book

Submitting......

Preferred date*

Preferred time*

For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

Sunday Lunch

Sunday Lunch

Enjoy smooth Sundays at Oasis Bistro. Savour our delicious buffet lunch and carvery served to the soulful tune of live jazz.

Contact us to book

Submitting......

Preferred date*

Preferred time*

For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

Lunch and Pool Special

Lunch and Pool Special

Wine, dine and recline by the pool—spend your summer days in style with our indulgent leisurely lunch package.

Includes:
Welcome cocktail/mocktail
Lunch
Main pool access
Use of sun linger and towel

Price: R650 per adult | R350 per child
Jazz Sundays price: R750 per adult | R450 per child

Available from 1 November to 16 December 2019 and 16 January to 30 April 2020

Contact us to book

Submitting......

Preferred date*

Preferred time*

For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea & Lounge

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.

Looking for something a little different? Our beautiful lounge also offers a choice of à la carte dining options throughout the day.

Discover more A

Exclusive Experience

The Chef’s Table

Join award-winning Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg for an unrivalled glimpse behind-the-scenes of our innovative kitchens

Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg

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

Step into the gastronomic heart of the hotel and take your seat in an exclusive, hidden dining space. 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
Take your seat at the Chef’s Table

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.

View menu
Celebrations in Cape Town, Lounge at Mount Nelson Hotel

Mark the Occasion

Celebrate in Cape Town

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
Check availability

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

Our gardens are ideal for lavish weddings; our cellar for cosy gatherings; or the Chef's Table for group feasts.

View venues

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

Contact us

Submitting......

Preferred date*

For further information about how we use your data, please see our privacy policy.

Back to top of page