Aubergine Restaurant in Gardens, Cape Town

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

Welcome to Aubergine

Aubergine won two categories of the Star Wine List Award.
Apart from Best Sparkling Wine List, Aubergine also won the prestigious Grand Prix category, recognizing the best wine list with more than 600 listings.

We are honoured to be the recipient of these awards with all the hard work and investments, time and effort going into it.

For more on this – visit Star Wine List

We are also very excited to have won the Gourmet Guide Plate for ‘Excellent Cuisine’ for a 2nd year in a row.

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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.