Aubergine Restaurant in Gardens, Cape Town

Classic, creatively crafted dishes, world class wine and exceptional service

Welcome to Aubergine

We will be re-opening for dinner on Wednesday 4th August. Please see our online bookings for latest availability.

We’re usually open for lunch Thursdays and Fridays and dinner Tuesday – Saturday. Please see our online booking system

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About us

Owned and run by German chef Harald Bresselschmidt, Aubergine is a sophisticated, intimate restaurant in Cape Town which combines a rich history with contemporary style, innovative food and classic service – whether you’re joining us for lunch or dinner.


As one of Cape Town’s best restaurants, we serve timeless dishes with Eastern and Western influences combining seasonal flavours with local ingredients. Read more about our food philosophy, which is embodied in our degustation menu.


We offer one of South Africa’s most outstanding wine lists containing hand-selected local and international wines best suited to Harald’s unique culinary creations.


Read more about group and private dining, upcoming wine pairing events happening at Aubergine, as well as our specialised function venue, Auslese.