Beneath The 20th Century Victorian Ceilings

Last week, the Fab 5 ladies, in collaboration with Venue 123 experienced a brasserie – styled menu at the foot of Cape Town’s vibrant Kloof Street.

Risen from a fairy-lit garden, lies a dining oasis. Set in a magnificent Victorian house, Kloof Street House is an experience as enigmatic as it is intimate. 

Their grand old dame is more than just a restaurant, it is a collection of interesting rooms and spaces, each bursting with a character of its own.

The venue is everything for every occasion – live jazz over Sunday lunch, romantic candle lit dinners in their dining rooms or cocktails under the trees in the garden. Their delicious meals, cozy ambiance and friendly staff will make you feel right at home.


The Venue:

Beneath the pressed ceilings of this twentieth century Victorian house is a reservoir of design passion. From beautiful chandeliers to a suitcase-stacked bar, the restaurant is a visual feast for the diner with a curious mind and a wandering eye.

Every inch of the house is archival, a memoir of a time or place that escapes the modern city around us. As the chill of winter sets in, curl up on the chesterfield couches of their library lounge or savour the glow of the dining room fireplaces.

The Food:

Our brasserie-style menu is the expression of a love for creating delicious meals and a consciousness of their ingredients and where they come from.

Our Starters: 

– Butternut spinach and feta spring rolls, dukkah spiced sweet chilli sauce

– Half dozen oysters, shallot mignonette, cucumber and apple granita

– Truffle and garlic baked camembert with pickled mushroom relish

– Chalmar beef fillet tartare with smoked tomato chutney




Main Course:

– I had the Fish of the day with truffled cauliflower puree, wilted spinach and garlic dill butter

– To view the other main course options click here.


– Valrhona Dark chocolate fondant with black cherry ice cream and cherry meringue

– Salted caramel cheesecake served with popcorn sorbet

– Seasonal fruit crumble with chai latte ice cream


The Drinks:

The menu is an assortment of contemporary classics and inspired fusions, passionately prepared by our talented bartenders.

For their signature cocktails, their creative juices really get flowing – the highlights of cozy nights and sparkling festivities.

About Venue 123: was designed to simplify and enhance the way people search for, and find the perfect venue. Users can go through a series of filters to specify exactly what they require in a venue and at the same time, venues can list the facilities and spaces they have on offer to simplify the searching process.

Event planners can now effortlessly skim through a variety of venues and receive all information required at the touch of a button.

Users will be able to select multiple venues simultaneously and send a single enquiry at once. All of your requirements will automatically be sent through to the selected venues, so they already know what you are looking for.

In this ever-increasingly social age, creative people are moving away from traditional venues and using unique spaces to put on anything from a gallery show to a roof-top cinema. Venue123 gives you all the information you need in one place and takes out the middle man. Input your search criteria, find exactly what you need, and get planning!

Book A Table At Kloof Street House On Venue 123 Here. 

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