Paarl Contemporary restaurant
This beautiful, elegant yet relaxed restaurant is situated on the picturesque and popular Laborie Wine Estate. The décor is modern and sleek, but does not lose its warmth in the contemporary feel.
Guests can choose to sit inside or outside; the terrace boasts spectacular views of the vineyards. Harvest is a place to relax with family and friends and also serves as a beautiful function venue for weddings, corporate functions and other special occasions. The menu is extensive and caters for all tastes. They even offer a kiddies menu with more than just the usual burger and chips.
Harvest serves lunch seven days a week, and breakfast on Saturday mornings. Dinner is available on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday evenings.
The cuisine is an imaginative mix between South African and European delights. Quality food can be enjoyed in a tranquil, elegant setting without breaking the bank.
Somerset West Pub Meals restaurant
This family run restaurant and bar is lively, happening and just downright warm and inviting. Here you can let your hair down, have a 'whatevers', and enjoy delicious, unpretentious food.
The heart of the restaurant is the beer garden where you can relax under the trees and enjoy your drinks and meals. Breakfast, lunch, dinner and 'in-between anytime' snacks are served. Start with a hearty breakfast like a filled-to-the-brim omelette or any one of the variations on the traditional English breakfast on the menu.
Starters include cheesy garlic breads, chicken livers sauteed in a peri peri sauce and served on toast, snails, mussels, crumbed mushrooms and delicious, smothered nachos.
A separate pizza menu is available, but the house specialities are recommended. Pickled eisbein, juicy pork loin ribs, a steak and Guinness pie, and even a vegetarian pie form part of the main menu. For the ravenous there is a 400g T-bone steak served with a sauce of your choice, veggies and starch.
Old Bridge Tavern regularly hosts live music acts, comedy acts and sporting events on the big-screen TV, so it pays to enquire.
Stellenbosch South African restaurant
Sinovuyo on Route 304 is a beautiful, laid-back breakfast, lunch and dinner venue that boasts breathtaking views of the Simonsberg Mountains. Al fresco dining can be enjoyed from the large patio where you can enjoy a refreshing sundowner on a balmy summers eve.
The restaurant offers a beautiful garden and children's play area, making it ideal for family outings. A buffet is offered on 'Family Sundays', comprising home-cooked South African favourites.
There is a modern bar area with a big screen for sporting events, and light meals are served here as well.
Try the pan-fried line fish stacked with prawns and pineapple, or a succulent, perfectly cooked beef fillet with the top secret basting.
The restaurant serves as a private function venue as well and the setting is perfect for a beautiful wedding. Watch out for the speciality evenings, whether it be an all seafood event or a Malay curry feast.
Sinovuyo means 'we have happiness' - how apt.
Restaurants near Cape Winelands
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
Stellenbosch(1.2 km from Cape Winelands)
Apprentice Restaurant, formally known as L’Olive, situated on Stellenbosch’s bustling Andringa Street, is a sought after dining establishment. Home to the Culinary Institute, this restaurant offers food that appeals to the senses.
The restaurant is training school for students who have chosen cooking as a career, but patrons would be far off the mark to expect anything less than being plated up food of exceptional quality.
Not only is breakfast, lunch and dinner served in style, the décor of the eatery is bright and inviting in a relaxed upmarket manner, however, the best seats remain out of house on the pavement, where guests can soak up the Stellenbosch vibe.
The dinner menu is offers a selection of meat dishes from Lamb Rump, Kudu Loin to Quail. Desserts are wickedly decadent with impossible to resist choices like Chocolate Marble Pavlova and Tiramisu with Rum and Espresso.
Since the restaurant is a learning arena, the menu also has a glossary of terms (in case the menu is all French to you).
Stellenbosch Italian restaurant
Stellenbosch(1.5 km from Cape Winelands)
The Vines is an Italian wine bar and eatery that combines a traditional Italian feel with modern, innovative food and decor. The food is typically Italian and reminds of home cooking every time. Try a gorgeous pasta with a sauce of your choice or a simple sarmie made with freshly baked foccaccia. Pair any dish on the menu with an authentic Italian or South African wine, or even a potent grappa. The popular Dalla Cia Grappa is served as a digestive, as a caffe’ corretto, as ice cream, or even as a Grappa tasting dessert menu.
Stellenbosch French restaurant
Stellenbosch(1.7 km from Cape Winelands)
Café Dijon is a pocket of Paris in the heart of Stellenbosch. Ideally located at the centre of town, this quaint eatery is a gem for food lovers who enjoy true French cuisine. Its indoor café is perfectly Parisian in décor and ambience while being seated outside, under ancient oak trees and umbrellas, allows for a relaxed reflection of passers-by on the street in true European style.
Expect an impressive and authentic French menu. There are classic hors d’ oeuvres and salads such as Pear, Parma ham and Gorgonzola that are designed to please the palate. The main course selection and restaurant specialties are extended to include regional French dishes to the likes of South West of France Cassoulet.
The multi-dimensional menu has an array of asides and desserts and caters well for those who like to round off their eating experience.
The combination of true French style and food makes this bistro style establishment a delight any time of day – breakfast, lunch or dinner.