Cape Town really is one of the best places in South Africa for outdoor dining... as a visiter (or local), you have an endless choice of dining options, from gourmet al fresco picnics overlooking vinyards and mountains, to five star beach-side dining on Camps Bay Beach.  It all depends on your mood - romantics will have a magnificent evening with a picnic basket, a gorgeous African sunset and a spot on Clifton or Camps Bay beaches.

Music, culture and nature lovers can take that picnic to Kirstenbosch Gardens during the summer months, where the botanical gardens host national and international acts on Sunday evenings (overlooking Table Mountain and the gardens.. it doesn't get much better).  Then there's the outdoor restaurant scene.  Kalk Bay, the Waterfront, Camps Bay, Moulle Point, Green Point and pretty much the whole of Cape Town offers summertime outdoor dining.