Sandton South African restaurant
Perfectly located on Nelson Mandela Square, Lekgotla paves the way for taste adventure and dramatic décor that strikes chic Africa.
Lekgotla translated means ‘The Meeting Place’ where diners come together to explore and discover an orchestral explosion of African cuisine, prestige wine and beautiful surrounds.
The call of rhythmic drumming beacons diners to gather in festivity to dine in either Gotla or huts that capture a story of great Africa, chic opulence and mastered design.
Inguni hides invite welcoming and lead the way through a tapestry of Moroccan style walls infused with stone ruins. The décor whispers chic Africa, bejewelled dining rooms, mood lighting, candles and magnificent leather chandeliers.
Dine in the breathtaking surrounds in one of three dining rooms, Serengeti, Kalahari and Okavango or set the mood under a blanket of stars lit by candles and romance sampling decadent cuisine.
For starters, begin with the Senegalese Calamari - crispy fried served with peanut, lemon and chilli sauce followed by a choice of Karoo Slow Roast Lamb - roasted for six hours in tomato, white wine and tomato with fresh herbs and served on olive morogo or Kenyan Baby Chicken -marinated in lemon and garlic, brushed with a peri-peri sauce.
For exotic palates try the Nile Crocodile Curry - simmered in a creamy mango curry potjie concluded by Bread and Butter Pudding - a moist pudding contrasted with a dark chocolate sauce.
The glass walk-in wine cellar boasts the finest selection of prestige wines and Makers Guild auctions wines, perfectly chosen and balanced to compliment master chef Garth Schnier enticing cuisine.
A unisex outhouse captures the imagination with two small rondavels wrapped around a hand-carved Botswana Mokoro basin with sensored taps.
Lekgotla brings the taste of Africa into the heart of Sandton, dressed in chic and opulent surrounds for a truly memorable African adventure.
Sandton Sushi restaurant
Boasting bold interior softened by delicate Japanese wallpaper and bold white leather chairs and table clothes, Midori exudes calm and simplicity.
Dine alfresco on the covered terrace, dining on starters such as crispy spring rolls, spicy soups, rice paper wraps and deep-fried tofu and sushi.
The expansive menu offers choice and flexibility with design your own sushi platters and specialities such as crushed tuna served on a bed of bok choi and the chop-chop – cubes of salmon and tuna sashimi coated with five spice, soya and sesame seeds and served on a bed of Japanese rice.
Enjoy traditional Japanese dishes such as teriyaki salmon or fillet and nabiyaki noodles served in a soup containing chicken, Chinese cabbage, egg, and two tempura prawns.
The menu also offers a selection of fragrant Thai curries and Chinese favourites such as oyster beef, chicken chow mein and hot chilli chicken.
Round off the meal with an anti-oxidant rich Chinese tea.
Enjoy delicious cuisine and talented creations at Midori Sushi in Riviona Road, Sandton.
Lanseria South African restaurant
Enjoy languid visits in elegant surrounds flanked by the most amazing views in the country and architecturally inspired décor.
Embracing the elements of stone, steel and glass, diners soak up expansive views dining alfresco on the balcony. Sliding doors extend views from within the restaurant out and invite light and warmth from the breathtaking views, yet protected from the elements.
Planning a festive celebration or function? The Cradle Restaurant seduces with a banqueting hall, protected by double stable doors that open out onto an elegant room that invites the vast wilderness and starlit sky to dine.
Various dining choices wet the palate, from a la carte dining in the restaurant surrounds on breakfast - pumpkin, feta, basil and sweet corn fritters dressed with crispy bacon and maple syrup to kick start the day.
Dinner beacons with starters of cannellini bean and roasted peppers on bruschetta followed by free range roasted spring chicken with a natural jus and finally a decadent honey roasted pineapple with pistachios and coconut yoghurt for desert.
If the call of the African wild sets the mood, dine by moonlight in the dry stone boma on succulent spit roasts warmed by a roaring fire. Romantic 3-course catered picnics in the bush invite colonial style dining in private and tranquil surrounds.
However you choose to dine, The Cradle Restaurant awakes the senses with visual and decadent dining surrounds in heart of a world heritage site.
Kyalami South African restaurant
Located within the awe- inspiring Tintswalo @ Waterfall, on the grounds of an exclusive 240 acre country equestrian waterfall estate, The Feedroom Restaurant seduces the spirit with pristine fields, shimmering dams and picturesque backdrops of the iconic Magaliesberg Mountains.
Standing proud against the natural surrounding of Tintswalo, thick stone clad walls root up against double volume spaces, flanked by heavy bolted timber trusses in a building that encapsulates the design of stable.
Warm earthy tones wrapped around dark, rough cut wood and steel textures accentuate the marble flooring and textured fabrics. Exuding a tranquil and spacious eating space, perfect for dining on mouth watering meals and superb wines.
Enjoy a delectable breakfast overlooking the polo fields dining on fresh fruit smoothies, slithered salmon, chef-made muesli paired with seasonal fruit and yoghurt or an English breakfast layered with a choice of bacon and egg or a selection of mouth watering omelettes.
The lingering aroma of freshly baked miniature pastries served alongside sumptuous homemade jam and coffee or tea ensures this breakfast invites an indulgence not to be missed.
Pamper the evening with an intimate dinner perusing a 3-course meal complimented by a well stocked underground cellar and the nurturing sounds of stillness and space at this haven for the senses in Kyalami.
Sandton Japanese restaurant
Japanese food has boomed since it first hit South Africa, with chains popping up here, there and everywhere. As a result of this culinary explosion, the integrity of Japanese food can sometimes be compromised.Yamato doesn't compromise. Everything about Japanese cuisine that truly makes it authentic and wonderful is harnessed by this traditional, family-run restaurant.Dining at Yamato will show you that there is much more to Japanese cuisine than just sushi, sashimi and teppanyaki. The simple yet extensive and exciting menu is host to a wide variety of dishes using ingredients imported directly from Japan itself. Try Mamasan’s delicious home-made tofu, created using the freshest ingredients.Of course the staple favourites are there, sushi, sashimi, tempura and teppanyaki – all made with the widest variety of the freshest fish and the tastiest beef, chicken and pork. There is a fine selection of wines; after all, this is South Africa! For the more adventurous connoisseurs, there is Saki and Japanese beer.Yamato gets the balance between the traditional and the contemporary just right, with a happy marriage between old world Japanese culture and cuisine and modern-day Japanese values.
Restaurants near Gauteng Central
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Midrand Italian restaurant
Midrand(6.1 km from Gauteng Central)
This friendly and welcoming restaurant serves as a local meeting point for lunches, functions and intimate occasions, perfectly situated in the heart of Johannesburg.
Serving delicious Italian cuisine such as pizzas, pastas, sandwiches, platters, breakfast and grills, diners are well versed in satisfying linger taste buds with authentic Italian cuisine.
Centurion Steakhouse restaurant
Centurion(6.1 km from Gauteng Central)
Cattle Baron offers a variety of truly South African cuisine and does not fail to deliver on quality, quantity and affordability.
This steak ranch offers a wide range of meats, served with rice, baked potato or chips, and the famous complimentary creamed spinach and sweet butternut.
Vegetarian pastas and a vegetarian platter are also available to non-meat eating guests, and on top of this, Cattle Baron offers a really cool kids menu filled with great dishes and awesome dessert options.
Zwartkop Pub Meals restaurant
Zwartkop(8.2 km from Gauteng Central)
Dressed in simplistic wooden furniture, Bosvelder Pub and Restaurant holds true to its South African roots, no pretenses, just warm hospitality and good South African food.
The ambiance is friendly and relaxed, creating the perfect setting for a hearty dining experience at Bosvelder Pub and Restaurant in Hartebeespoort.