Mexico Spur @Canal Walk / Century City

When you use the Spur Restaurant Locator on their website, you will find that there are 43 Spur Restaurants in Cape Town alone! So this is a massive and successful restaurant chain all over South Africa and you surely find a Spur near you.

The Mexico Spur at Canal Walk is conveniently located at the top floor of the Food Court with its own bathroom facilities and wheelchair friendly entrance. We were greeted by friendly staff and directed to a table close to the play area.

The play area is suitable for younger children but also a lot of fun for teenagers due to the impressive equipment. While the little ones can enjoy a soft play jungle gym with climbing facilities and a slide, the older children can play air hockey, basketball or a selection of child-friendly video games.

Kids who prefer to stay with their parents at the table will be able to ask for some crayons and colouring paper for their entertainment. So the kids are busy while the adults have a difficult choice to make in terms of the food. The menu is quite extensive and you will find anything from steaks, burgers, salads, toasties, seafood, combos and sweet treats. They do offer a large kiddies menu as well and there is simply something for everyone on the menu. Take a sneak-peak on their offerings here: MENU

They also have a kids’ special where you get a Spur beef or chicken burger, soda, and lucky packet filled with chips, sweets, and an awesome Spur activity for only R84.90! 

Spur Family Card

If you love Spur and become a regular visitor, you can sign up for the Spur Family Card to get access to additional benefits. Find below a list of benefits you can enjoy with the Family Card:

  • Receive a R50 (Fifty Rand) Spur voucher loaded onto your profile once you have spent R1000 (One Thousand Rand) excluding VAT and waitron tips.
  • Receive exclusive promotions and vouchers for Spur Family Club members.
  • Receive automatic entry into Spur competitions when applicable.
  • Sign up your kids from 0-12 years old for additional kiddies benefits:
    • Eat free on your birthday: Choose any kids’ meal on the kids’ menu, plus a kids’ soda or fruit juice and kids’ chico the clown ice cream, each year for your birthday.
    • Get a FREE kids’ soda when ordering any kids’ meal for Secret Tribe members linked to their parents Spur Family Profile.

Kiddies Birthday Parties

Looking for an affordable kiddies birthday party venue? Then why not inviting your little guests to your closest Spur restaurant? They offer a Birthday Party Package for only R89.90 per child which includes a selected kids’ meal, soda/juice, ice cream and a party box! They also provide party décor and fun activities for all. Plus, the kids can enjoy fun adventures in the safe and supervised Play Canyons with modular play systems and climbing activities as well as the latest digital gadgets.

Once your party is booked, you can also make use of their free online invitation tool and send out a professional invite to all party guests. AND, the staff will come to your table and sing a very loud and cheerful Happy Birthday to the child of the day!

Find out more about birthdays at Spur here: BIRTHDAY PARTY

Our Experience

We generally don’t like to eat in a shopping mall, so we are slightly biased about the review of this Spur restaurant. The food was ok and the kids enjoyed the play area, but we personally don’t like crowded places too much and the restaurant was very full (which is normally a good sign). The staff was very helpful and friendly and gave us a table close to the play area which we found very thoughtful. We also got crayons and paper and the kids were busy the whole time.

For us, it was a bit too loud, too close to the next table and too busy in general. We were waiting about 40 minutes for the food to arrive and we certainly had much better food in other restaurants in Cape Town. So overall (for us) it was more of a disappointing experience, but the kids truly enjoyed it. I didn’t know about the Spur Family Card, so it’s probably worth signing up for it if you go there on a regular basis.

Rating (from a kids’ perspective): 4 out of 5 Stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


  • Opening Times: Sun – Thu 09:00 – 21:00, Fri – Sat 09:00 – 22:00
  • Age Group: 0 – 99
  • Baby Changing Facilities: No
  • Kids Menu: Yes
  • Price Category: Medium
  • Fun Factor: 4/5
  • Free WIFI: Yes

Phone: +27 (0) 21 551 8683 /

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