Moveable Feast at The Moveable Feast

“If you are lucky enough to have lived in
Paris as a young man, then wherever you
go for the rest of your life, it stays with
you, for Paris is a moveable feast.”


The Two French Messieurs hailing from Paris, a city drenched in history and fresh dreams, have arrived in Cape Town. Vincent John and Rafael have taken swirls of their artistic visions and created exactly what this city has been waiting for in the space that used to be called Rafiki’s.

DSC09828The style of the restaurant was designed to mix traditional elements of a French bistro, combined with an unanticipated flair, and reinterpreting the characteristics of bistro with a modern twist. Deep-red booth seating surrounded by grand swivelling mirrors, look for the portal that takes you through to the secret room, for those special occasions.

A similar animated approach was used in crafting the menu, taking essential components of French cuisine, with the intention of enhancing them by combining unexpected flavours. We have an open kitchen and big personality amongst our staff; there will be a buzz in the restaurant, a bustling energy similar to what one might find on the curb of a French café.

Crepe Suzette, Tartare, Profiteroles, steak frites, Ratatouille are only few examples of the dishes that you will find at TMF…

We have put as much effort in the menu as we have in the design of the space, redefining what the word bistro means in modern age.

Find the alternative entrance to our multifaceted bar. Here you can settle into a mellow café by day serving a lighter menu of Croque Madame and Crêpes, and later see bright neon rods lighting up the stage, the home of our piano, as we travel into the night to welcome the mood of our bar.


We welcome you, your offbeat humour, and inhibition to share with us as you would at your best friend’s dinner party. We hope to see you in the new life of a space that was so familiar to us – a new body, an old soul.

Book your table by phone : +27 87 897 9749 by email :

1st floor13 Kloof Nek Road Cape Town 8001 SA / @TMFbistro