Situated within the Cock House Guest House, an 1820 Settler National Monument, is the gracious Norden's Restaurant. The gleaming yellowwood floors and period style decor make it an irresistible setting for a memorable meal. Complete your evening with coffee and liqueurs in the elegant drawing room, warmed by a roaring log fire on winter evenings.
Cooking at Norden's follows traditional lines and makes full use of seasonal ingredients and local produce. Home-baked wholemeal bread, stocks and plenty of herbs from the garden to flavour soups and sauces, and after-dinner rum chocolate truffles. The innovative menu combines the best of South African and international influences and is superbly complimented by the excellent wine selection.
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner daily except Monday lunch. Sunday buffet lunch.
Restaurants near Grahamstown
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Port Alfred Light Meals restaurant
Port Alfred (7.2 km from Grahamstown)
Enjoy peaceful light lunches and frothy cappuccinos under the shade in the leafy tea garden.
This prim boutique style café boasts breakfast, light lunches and homemade delights in pleasant surrounding.
Port Elizabeth South African restaurant
Port Elizabeth (20.4 km from Grahamstown)
Nestled in 6500 hectares of African bushveld, overlooking Lake Kariega, Pumba Game Reserve Restaurant entices with breathtaking views and traditional cuisine served in a variety of locations.
Dine within the thatched restaurant with magnificent views of the African wilderness or in luxurious central dining room, on deck or by boma with special candlelight dinners available on request.
Discover wildest Africa in all her colours, tastes and tradition at the Pumba Game Reserve in the highlands of Port Elizabeth.
Bathurst (36.3 km from Grahamstown)
Dining at Kingston is a stylish and romantic experience touched by a charming old world setting that captures the atmosphere of this restaurant.
Inviting our nation’s culinary traditions to the palate using the best local produce, Kingston Restaurant allows for an elegant dining experience.
Enjoy starters of Springbok and Warthog Carpaccio dressed in a capsicum salsa and balsamic reduction.
Tantalize the palate with beef Wellington fillet steak covered in homemade pate and duxelle mushrooms, encased in pastry, served with braised red cabbage, lyonaise potatoes and a Cumberland sauce.
Finally conclude the meal with apple tart dressed in lavender crème anglaise and caramel sauce.
Kingston Restaurant captures charm and style for a unique dining experience complimented by idyllic surrounds.
Alexandria South African restaurant
Alexandria (38.8 km from Grahamstown)
Housed inside the elegant Nduna Lodge, Nduna Restaurant captures the heart of Africa perched on a hilltop seduced by panoramic views and lush fertile valleys.
Located 50km from Port Alfred, this restaurant embrace natural elegance in a unspoilt bushveld setting.
The menu boasts a festive affair brimming with South African cuisine touched by modern flair.
Meals compliment a fine selection of South African wines and African ambiance, all adding to a unique and unforgettable dining experience.
Alexandria (Egypt) African restaurant
Alexandria (Egypt) (40.2 km from Grahamstown)
This unique bar and restaurant is situated in the historic downtown area of Alexandria. Traditional Greek music and a Mediterranean vibe hits you as you walk through the doors. If it is a beer and a hearty meal you are after, this is the place. The menu contains both Egyptian and Greek dishes.
Alexandria Deli restaurant
Alexandria (40.6 km from Grahamstown)
Delicious sinful treats abound in this quaint corner cafe. Everything you see is freshly baked with the best ingredients and a healthy dose of imagination. A variety of recipes are on offer and you will find your sweet tooth spoilt for choice.
Alexandria (Egypt) Fine Dining restaurant
Alexandria (Egypt) (41 km from Grahamstown)
This authentic restaurant serves a variety of Middle Eastern dishes. The interior is beautifully decorated and creates a cool, calm environment that is sure to appeal to locals and tourists alike. The restaurant is situated at the Amon Hotel in the popular Alexandria and is definitely a must-visit.
Bathurst Light Meals restaurant
Bathurst (41.1 km from Grahamstown)
Rated best in Africa by ‘Going Nowhere Slowly’, Pickwick’s Oven offers sumptuous pizzas garnished with generous toppings and gourmet combinations.
Alongside pizzas, Pickwick’s Oven enjoys hearty pastas, crunchy salads and delectable open sandwiches.
Pop into Pickwick’s Oven and discover what all the shouting is about.
Bathurst Bistro restaurant
Bathurst (41.2 km from Grahamstown)
The historic Pig ‘n Whistle offers seating for up to 132 guests in the dining area, tea garden and veranda. The tea garden was built with families in mind; the garden provides a peaceful place for parents to enjoy a meal while the children play with the bunnies in the garden.
The menu is a la carte and three is something for the whole family. Sundays are very popular with a traditional Sunday roast being served.
Alexandria Seafood restaurant
Alexandria (41.7 km from Grahamstown)
This great, authentic fish restaurant allows guests to pick their fish from a large ice-packed selection, which usually includes sea bass, red and grey mullet, bluefish, sole, squid, crab and prawns. Other varieties are also often available. The dishes are served alfresco in a narrow side street, bringing the Alexandrian vibe right to the table.
Kenton-on-Sea South African restaurant
Kenton-on-Sea (42.4 km from Grahamstown)
Enjoy succulent steaks, fresh seafood and decadent deserts dining alfresco with lush views of subtropical gardens.
Stanley’s boasts splendid views of Kariega River along the Garden Route.
Noted as the best restaurant in Kenton, Stanley’s invites sumptuous cuisine and complimenting wine list perfect for alfresco or cosy indoor meals.
Bathurst Bistro restaurant
Bathurst (43.6 km from Grahamstown)
The Packshed Restaurant and Porcupine Bar are located just outside Bathurst, on farmland and is part of the Summerhill Inn. The view from the restaurant stretches over the farmland and sets a quiet atmosphere with the stone and wooden interior offering an Old World charm.
The menu focuses on family friendly fare – bring everyone from grandma to the children. The meat is bought locally and the accompanying sides are tasty. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and supper. The Porcupine Bar has a cosy fireplace for those chilly days.
Eastern Cape South African restaurant
Eastern Cape (45 km from Grahamstown)
Enjoy a great selection of meals suited for the most discerning palate and hungry belly.
Bushman’s Bar and Grill favours good food and good company, dining alfresco on the deck overlooking the river.
Enjoy top class meals ranging from finger licking baskets, hearty burgers, tasty ribs, fillets, t-bones and succulent seafood platters.
Bushman’s Bar and Grill invites fun loving, finger licking cuisine for an enjoyable lunch and dinner experience.
Eastern Cape Country restaurant
Eastern Cape (45.2 km from Grahamstown)
This family gem boasts outstanding quality food and the most aromatic 100% Arabica Coffees this side of the Eastern Cape.
Enjoy a light meal, salad or hearty breakfast with a silky cup of coffee, or pamper the palate with delectable cakes and tarts.
Open 7 days per week, Red Apple Farm Stall completes the meal with an onsite gift shop displaying a variety of exquisite and interesting gifts.
Relive the taste sensation at home, the deli offers delicious home baked goods and produce to satisfy those midnight cravings.
The Red Apple Farm Stall is a must see treasure trove brimming with delicious fare and exquisite gifts in the sleepy town of Riversbend.
Kenton-on-Sea Bistro restaurant
Kenton-on-Sea (45.6 km from Grahamstown)
Homewoods has an enviable position overlooking the lagoon in Kenton-on-Sea. The deck is a fantastic place to sit and enjoy the views and meal. The menu caters for the entire family and one can order ‘good ol’ favourites’ like burgers and pizzas. Plus there are grill options and their famous seafood dishes. For the more traditional, try the curry or babotie.
Kenton-on-Sea Seafood restaurant
Kenton-on-Sea (46.2 km from Grahamstown)
For the freshest fish, some good company, and stories from the local fishermen, this place is just fantastic.
The smallish family restaurant with a bar serves scrumptious meals, jalapenos and Bushman sauces. Pies and homemade bakes are also available.
The interior décor is bound to take you back some years; there are old LP vinyls on the tables as place mats and lots of old record covers above the bar.
Overall a nice place to visit.
Port Alfred Country restaurant
Port Alfred (49.7 km from Grahamstown)
Situated in the town of Alicedale, Bushman Sands Hotel and Golf Course invites warm hospitality and personal service.
Peruse the a la carte menu in elegant country style with influences of Xhosa, English, Afrikaans and Cape Malay cuisine.
Alongside a la carte lunches, evening dinners and hearty breakfasts, Bushman Sands Hotel and Golf Course offers elegant country style dining.
Port Alfred Seafood restaurant
Port Alfred (52.2 km from Grahamstown)
Ocean Basket is a popular South African restaurant offering hearty, fresh seafood at affordable prices. The extensive menu caters for all tastes, and even for the little ones. All main meals come with either stir fry, rice, chips or salad.
The fun, vibrant kids’ meals like ‘Mermaids Calamari Rings’ and ‘Captain Hook’s Prawns’ will make sure your brood is satisfied and healthy. There are also great seafood platters on offer and mouth-watering sushi, maki, sashimi and fashion sandwiches.
Port Alfred South African restaurant
Port Alfred (52.3 km from Grahamstown)
Enjoy pub fare on the open wooden deck overlooking the river or more formal surroundings dining on sophisticated fare.
The blackboard menu boasts traditional pub grub and adventurous dishes such as Cape salmon with banana and bacon complimented by an enticing wine list and lively atmosphere.
Satisfy the palate with South African cuisine in comfortable surroundings and great river views at Butler’s Riverside Restaurant in Port Alfred.
Port Alfred Continental restaurant
Port Alfred (52.3 km from Grahamstown)
Enjoy teas and light meals relaxing after shopping or afternoon reading a book sipping aromatic coffees.
Light meals delight the palate with creamy herbed salad dressing and home-baked seed loaf.
Speciality open sandwiches entice with camembert and cranberry to avocado, biltong and feta. The butternut and feta quiche follows closely behind.
Zest Café is a little slice of heaven tucked away in a bustling arcade in Port Alfred.
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