Looking for a unique fine-dining experience that merges exceptional food with Halal cuisine? Look no further than Happy Uncles, the latest addition to Cape Town’s bustling foodscape.
Located in the semi-industrial district of Salt River, this chic open-plan restaurant offers chef Anwar Abdullatief’s fully Halaal tasting menus of 4-, 6- or 8- courses, replete with the exquisite presentation, flavor flourishes, and theatrics you’d expect from fine-dining, but without pork or alcohol.
Chef Anwar Abdullatief: A Master of the Culinary Arts
Anwar, who gained his kitchen credentials at Cavalli, Jordan, Siba’s Restaurant, and Rupert & Rothschild, has crafted a unique and innovative menu that includes complex and beautifully plated dishes such as:
- Charred broccolini with pesto, avocado, edamame, and wild mushroom tea
- West coast squid with dune spinach and smoked mussel velouté
- Aged beef sirloin with spiced bone marrow
The Perfect Place for Any Special Occasion
Happy Uncles is the perfect place for any special occasion. The wait staff is attentive and accommodating, creating a wonderful surprise for each course on both the eyes and palette.
With an intimate seating area, each table has its own space without being cut off from the rest of the floor, giving you and your loved ones the perfect setting to enjoy your meal. The head chef even introduces himself at your table, giving the dining experience a personal touch.
Don’t Miss Out on the Bread Course at Happy Uncles
Don’t miss out on the bread course with black mosbolletjie bread, blackened garlic and soy reduction brown butter, cauliflower puree, and braised lamb kayaking. It is one of the highlights of the menu.
Reservations and Hours
Happy Uncles is open Wednesday to Saturday from 6 pm to 9 pm, and they require reservations. Groups are welcome.
Contact Information for Happy Uncles, Cape Town
- Phone: +27 79 929 5322
- Address: 100 Voortrekker Rd, Salt River, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa
- Area: Cape Town
If you’re looking for an exquisite gastronomic adventure, Happy Uncles is the place to go. Highly recommended for a date night or any special occasion.