Green Point Self Catering Accomodation Cape Town

Green Point Area Information

Braeside House is located in the picturesque Green Point Village, a short distance from the centre of Cape Town on the Atlantic Seaboard of the Cape Peninsula.

The area is well served with numerous good restaurants, bars and food outlets. Within 2 minutes walk is Clyde Grocers convenience store and Gran’s Coffee Shoppe – which serves a halal breakfast.

Down the hill on Main Road, within 10 minutes walk towards the centre of Cape Town, are:

  • Ultra Liquors – 122 Main Road, +27 21 434 4302
  • KwikSpar convenience store, +27 21 433 2318
  • RocoMamas – 107a Main Road, +27 21 433 2816
  • Big Route Coffee Bar & Pizzeria with takeaway pizzas – 105 Main Road, +27 21 433 2530
  • The Butcher Man – buy, sit down or take away, open 7 days – 105 Main Road, +27 21 434 1111
  • Best of Asia Restaurant – Paramount Place, +27 21 439 4918
  • The ever popular Giovanni’s Deliworld and Expresso Bar – serves great Italian coffee – 103 Main Road, +27 21 434 6893
  • 7 day Hypermed Pharmacy – Corner of York & Main Road, +27 21 434 1414
  • Reds Hair & Beauty Salon – 91 Main Road, +27 21 434 0781
  • Mario’s Italian Restaurant – the longest established restaurant in the area – 89 Main Road, +27 21 439 6644
  • El Burro Mexican Restaurant – 81 Main Road, +27 21 433 2364
  • Cafe Extrablatt – serves breakfast and the kitchen stays open until midnight – 79 Main Road, +27 21 434 3759
  • Salathai Restaurant – Thai food – +27 21 434 6815
  • The Glam Bar – 65 Main Road, +27 21 434 1032
  • Maggie’s Cafe – 65 Main Road, +27 21 433 1442
  • Brew Coffee – 57 Main Road, +27 21 439 3529
  • The Cape Royale Hotel has 7 restaurants fronting onto Main Road – 47 Main Road
  • Hudsons on Somerset – a bar and burger joint – Corner of Somerset & Portswood Rd, +27 21 433 1496
  • Spoilt Hair & Nails – Shop 3, Portside, Main Road, +27 21-434 7112
  • nu health food cafe, + 27 21 433 1429
  • Vida e Caffe, +27 21 434 7266
  • Woolworths convenience store
  • Mano’s Portugese Restaurant – 39 Main Road, +27 21-434 1090

You should be aware that the return walk from Main Road up to Braeside Road is quite steep.

Braeside House overlooks the Green Point Common , which hosts the magnificent Cape Town Stadium, a 10 minute walk away. Next to the stadium is a 24hr McDonalds. The Common also boasts several other sporting/leisure activities:

Beyond the Green Point Common is the Moullie Point Esplanade and lighthouse with a number of restaurants on Beach Road overlooking the esplanade and the Atlantic Ocean:

  • The Hussar Grill – 163 Beach Road, +27 21 433 2081
  • Cafe Neo – 129 Beach Rd (opposite the lighthouse), +27 21 433 0849
  • The Butcher Shop & Grill – 125 Beach Road, +27 21 434 0813
  • Newport Deli – behind The Butcher Shop & Grill, +27 21 439 1538
  • Sotano – 121 Beach Road, +27 21 433 1757
  • Manga Bar Dining – Corner of Beach Road and Rothesay Place, +27 21 202 2720
  • Pepenero – Bay Road (off Beach Road), +27 21 439 9027
  • The Grand Africa Cafe & Beach, Granger Bay Road (off Beach Road), +27 21 425 0551

To the East of Moulie Point, a 20 minute walk from Braeside House, is The Victoria & Alfred Waterfront – with extensive shopping, restaurants, the ferry to Robben Island – and other attractions.

To the West of Moulie Point is the adjoining seafront suburb of Sea Point with several supermarkets, more restaurants and a municiple open air swimming pool.

Opposite the library on Three Anchor Bay Road as you first enter Sea Point from Green Point is Busbey Grill, +27 21 439 5900, which serves great steaks.

Beyond Sea Point are the famous and popular beaches at Clifton and Camps Bay, a 15 minute drive.

To the South of Braeside House is Signal Hill – and behind that, Lions Head (for tandem paragliding) and Table Mountain. All three are National Parks. Driving to the Cable Car to take you up Table Mountain takes 10 minutes.