The Nines

Cape Town Summer: Rooftop Dining Meets Unforgettable Views At The Nines

Life is too short to settle for mediocre lunches, and The Nines, a rooftop restaurant and cocktail lounge, proves that good food and breath-taking views are a perfect recipe.


  • The culinary mastermind behind The Nines is none other than Executive Chef Amber Deetlefs.
  • The restaurant boasts a well-appointed dining room, a cozy lounge area, an inviting cocktail bar, and a sprawling two-hundred-square-meter deck.
  • Whether you’re here for a casual lunch or an unforgettable dinner party, The Nines has created a space that caters to every occasion.
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Perched on the ninth floor of Station House at nineteen Kloof Road in upper Sea Point, The Nines has quickly become a sensation in Cape Town since its grand opening on 4 November 2022.


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The captivating vistas compete for attention, and it’s hard not to be mesmerized by the beauty of the landscape. Image: The Sandton Times

You might assume that such a lofty location would be hard to access, but The Nines has taken care of that with ample and secure parking available on the ground floor. An elevator ride away, guests are transported to the ninth floor, where they can press the magical “nines” to enter the realm of culinary delight and relaxation.


Upon arriving at The Nines, guests are greeted with a visual feast as they step into the restaurant through floor-to-ceiling glass, offering a stunning 270-degree view of Sea Point and its surroundings.


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When in Cape Town, try the Patagonian Squid in Rice Flour with Spice Citrus Aioli and Apricot Purée. Image: The Sandton Times

As you step into the restaurant, the atmosphere immediately envelopes you in an elegant and comfortable ambiance. The interior design showcases organic shades of sand, tan, and stone, reflecting the meticulous attention paid to materials. The furniture exudes a sense of generosity, with chairs, tables, and couches that invite you to settle in and enjoy a leisurely meal. The options are endless, and it’s not a matter of if you’ll stay but rather how long you’ll be enchanted by this unparalleled dining experience.


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Get started with Black Truffle Burrata with Sherry Vinegar, Wild Honey and Grilled Ciabatta. Image: The Sandton Times

The Nines prides itself on offering an exquisite menu curated by Executive Chef Amber Deetlefs. With a keen focus on using the finest ingredients, the dishes presented are a celebration of culinary excellence. Whether you’re a seafood aficionado or a lover of hearty meat dishes, The Nines has something to tantalize your taste buds. Each plate is a masterpiece, meticulously crafted to showcase bold flavours and artistic presentation.


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Village Butchers 35-Day Aged Ribeye with a Black Pepper Sauce. Image: The Sandton Times

For seafood enthusiasts, the catch of the day shines brightly with freshness and skilful preparation. Savour every bite as the delicate flavours of the sea transport you to coastal bliss. Meat lovers are in for a treat with succulent cuts of premium meats cooked to perfection. The skilful use of seasonings and cooking techniques elevates each dish, creating an unforgettable dining experience that will linger in your memory.


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Vegetarian and vegan diners are not overlooked at The Nines. The menu features an array of innovative plant-based options that will satisfy even the most discerning palates. Image: The Sandton Times

Pair your culinary adventure with a selection of handcrafted cocktails from the talented mixologists at The Nines’ cocktail bar. From classic favourites to innovative creations, each cocktail is a work of art that perfectly complements the dining experience. As the sun sets over the magnificent views, the ambiance at The Nines transforms into one of enchanting romance. The soft glow of lights on the deck creates an idyllic setting for special occasions or a romantic dinner for two.


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Terra Madre Apple Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream. Image: The Sandton Times

So whether you’re a Cape Town local or visiting from afar, a visit to The Nines is a must for anyone seeking a dining adventure that transcends the ordinary.


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