Helderberg Bustling Restaurants

FILTERS
  • Bustling
Showing 1 to 15 of 20
Bar-bay-dos in Gordons Bay

Bar-bay-dos

Gordons Bay Tapas restaurant in Gordons Bay

This happening spot in Gordons Bay is definitely the place to be whether you're young or just young at heart. Bar-bay-dos offers a simple menu that consists mainly of tapas-style foods, and the main attraction here is the sublime cocktails that are mixed to perfection. Bar-bay-dos has live music acts two to three times a week and the variety ranges from rock to 80's to latin tunes. The menu is small and dishes include grilled Portuguese sardines either rolled in coarse salt and grilled the traditional way or butterflied and grilled, served with spicy Portuguese chilli salsa and rice. Be sure to try the Jalapeno chilli poppers stuffed with feta and cream cheese, an ideal dish to share. Beef schnitzel, succulent espatada and butter-filled prawns are also on offer. A variety of seafood can also be enjoyed and make a point of trying the Mississippi mud pie for dessert - it really is as indulgent as it sounds.

Bella Venecia in Strand

Bella Venecia

Strand Italian restaurant in Strand

Conceived July 1982, Bella Venecia seduced the palate with their famous handcrafted pizzas, created and inspired from their diverse stay in Italy. With their warm, homely atmosphere and mismatched décor, Bella Venecia boasts the best wood-fired pizzas in the whole of Helderbey. The dough freshly made every morning, the toppings layered and spread generously. Alongside pizzas, the menu boasts various pasta dishes with emphasis on good food and a relaxing attitude that spills over onto the ambience inviting patrons to sit back, relax and enjoy the vibe.

Bens on the Beach in Strand

Bens on the Beach

Strand Steakhouse restaurant in Strand

Seduced by the gentle lapping shores of False Bay, Ben’s on the Beach offers a fabulous setting and great venue coupled with quality and service. Aged meat on the bone treated the time-honoured way with fresh line fish purchased daily from local fishermen dominates this eatery’s reputation. With a varied selection of dishes on offer including generous portions of great steak, fish and fillets, Ben’s on the Beach surprises the senses with unexpected pleasures, quality and service. Winners of the regional Diners Club award; Ben’s on the Beach is just the place to enjoy a nice piece of fish.

Blue Rock Eatery  in Somerset West

Blue Rock Eatery

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West

Share a delectable thin-based pizza with a wide variety of toppings, or treat yourself to a gourmet sandwich. For the more ravenous diner, the restaurant offers a mouthwatering vegetarian sour banana curry and many authentic Italian pasta dishes. Guests can sit indoors or outdoors, the latter offering beautiful views of the vineyards and the on-site lake. There is a kids play area and shallow water so you can enjoy a glass of wine and peace of mind on sauntering summer days.

Buena Vista Social Cafe in Somerset West

Buena Vista Social Cafe

Somerset West Cuban restaurant in Somerset West

Set in a rustic old farmhouse and with superb views from every side is the Buena Vista Social Cafe, Somerset West. Diners may also choose to eat outside in a pretty hacienda-style area. The cuisine is primarily Cuban with tantalising tapas and a wine list that perfectly accompanies the dishes. For a wonderful Cuban dining experience in cosy and welcoming surroundings, Buena Vista Social Cafe excels!

Cape Town Fish Market Somerset West in Somerset West

Cape Town Fish Market Somerset West

Somerset West Seafood restaurant in Somerset West

Cape Town Fish Market is a vibrant restaurant, fish bar, teppanyaki, and sushi bar with a stylish yet warm and comforting vibe. The menu offers a large variety of delicious combinations of South African and Japanese dishes. Customers can choose their seafood from the fresh fish market, and all dishes are prepared according to preferred proportion of the customer. The restaurant also caters for vegetarians and for those who prefer meat and poultry. The kiddies menu offers a range of meals from fish and chips to burgers and chocolate brownies. The drinks menu includes cocktails, white, red and sparkling wine, and non-alcoholic beverages, coffees, and liqueurs.

Casa Valdez in Somerset West

Casa Valdez

Somerset West Portuguese restaurant in Somerset West

This tavern-style restaurant offers a relaxing atmosphere that exudes the warmth and welcoming feel that a true Portuguese establishment should have. The menu is simple but delightful and offers dishes that will leave you satisfied - with sticky fingers no doubt. Dishes include almost all the peri peri favourites and the grilled meats are served after being cooked to perfection...and taste. Try the awesome, conversation-starting espetadas, cubed pieces of succulent meat that drenches the chips below in the wonderful flavours of the sauce and basting it was prepared in. Other dishes include the traditional chargrilled chicken and the melt-in-your-mouth prawns. The interior is filled with Portuguese memorabilia, rustic wooden benches and wooden tables, all surrounding the central fireplace that lends a cosy feel to the room. The wine list comprises good South African bottles, and even some imports from Portugal.

Galleons Restaurant in Gordons Bay

Galleons Restaurant

Gordons Bay Seafood restaurant in Gordons Bay

This well located restaurant set on beautiful sea and mountain views boasts large floor to ceiling glass doors swung wide open to enjoy refreshing flow and views onto the expansive terrace. Distinctly Continental, Galleons Restaurant pampers the palate with scrumptious breakfast buffets and extensive menu and wine list available. Enjoy tantalising grilled T-bone steak served with pan fried vegetables or potato wedges or succulent grilled barbecue chicken breast served with hot vegetables of the day. The wrap around terrace entices long lazy days sampling the menu with scenic views of bobbing boats moored directly below soothe and relax the mind. With the added comfort of umbrellas and heaters, patrons can enjoy alfresco dining all year round.

GT's in Somerset West

GT's

Somerset West South African restaurant in Somerset West

GT's restaurant offers a little bit of glitz, a little bit of glam and a relaxed, family friendly feel. With children's play areas, shaded outdoor seating and great hearty meals, this restaurant provides an experience for each and all. Unpretentious food full of flavour is served and it is recommended you try the indulgent beer-battered prawns and spitroast chicken. These are normally served as part of a combo platter that adds fall-off-the-bone barbecue ribs and chicken wings. The wine list is extensive and you will find a vintage for every dish. Quaff a bottle or two while the kids are playing, share comfort food that satisfies and socialize until the night is old - this is what this place is about.

Indigo Spur in Somerset West

Indigo Spur

Somerset West South African restaurant in Somerset West

There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and satisfying meals with great value for money. The steak ranch is famous for their classic burgers made from AAA-grade beef, served with the crispiest chips and Spur’s own recipe for the tastiest onion rings. Every branch is lively, vibrant and incredibly family friendly. There is a kiddies menu and a lovely entertainment area for children. The food is generously portioned, extremely tasty and brilliantly priced.

Ocean Basket Gordonsbay in Gordons Bay

Ocean Basket Gordonsbay

Gordons Bay Seafood restaurant in Gordons Bay

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.

Ocean Basket Somerset Mall in Somerset West

Ocean Basket Somerset Mall

Somerset West Seafood restaurant in Somerset West

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.

Old Bridge Tavern in Somerset West

Old Bridge Tavern

Somerset West Pub Meals restaurant in Somerset West

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.

Orange Bleu in Somerset West

Orange Bleu

Somerset West French restaurant in Somerset West

This beautiful, intimate restaurant in Somerset West has a real French-style character and exudes a chic and elegant, yet modern, ambience. The interior is bohemian and splashes of colour all around you exude a vibrance not easily found. You can see this is the owners' proverbial 'love child' as everything is of the highest quality and the food is visibly made with passion. There is a black board menu that changes daily and favourite return-for dishes include the slowly cooked, fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth lamb neck (Navarin d' agneau) and the chef's salad (chicken livers with confites oranges). Orange Bleu is open for lunch and dinner on request from Monday to Sunday and from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 5 pm until closing time. Booking is essential.

Sage in Somerset West

Sage

Somerset West Country restaurant in Somerset West

If you want food prepared with only the best quality, fresh ingredients, try Sage restaurant on Sweetwell Farm. The greatest care is taken to maximize the use of foodstuffs produced on the farm itself. This of course lends to the bursting flavours and homemade feel of the cuisine. An extensive menu will leave you spoilt for choice and there is almost certainly a dish to suit every palate. The menu is seasonal, and changes on a regular basis to include the chef's favourite specialities. True country-cum-chic style, you will find your choices displayed on a characterful black board, illustrating the flexibility of the cuisine. The farm-style creations can be enjoyed for breakfast or lunch and there is also a menu with light meals to cater for the less ravenous. Personalized service, a warm, inviting ambience and breathtaking views combine with quality cuisine to create a memorable experience.