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Avontuur Estate Restaurant in Somerset West

Avontuur Estate Restaurant

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West

Set on the western slopes of the beautiful Helderberg mountain is the Avontuur Estate restaurant. The welcoming and relaxed atmosphere is enhanced by a mix of old and new decor as well as a airy terrace complete with pagodas covered in grapevines. For a truly decadent but relaxing environment and a very memorable dining experience, the Avontuur Estate restaurant is the place to be.

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.

Casa Del Sol in Strand

Casa Del Sol

Strand Contemporary restaurant in Strand

This beautiful restaurant is situated in the famous Hibernian Towers in Strand. It is an upmarket beach bar, lounge and restaurant that serves up delicious meals at surprisingly reasonable prices. The interior is stylish and elegant, but still has an element of fun to it. The cocktails served are delicious and diners are spoilt for choice. The menu is small but well thought out and includes dishes like chicken roulade, chicken stuffed with sundried tomatoes, cashew nuts and feta served with cous cous and honey-glazed veggies. Also a must-try is the sirloin steak and the bacon wrapped pork fillet served with honey and mustard mash, honey glazed veggies and apricot compote. Light meals like pastas, burgers, wraps and fish and chips can also be enjoyed by those who just want to nibble while watching the sun set over the ocean with a cocktail in hand.

Chez Max in Somerset West

Chez Max

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West

Located in the Trading Post Complex on Myburgh Street in Somerset West you will find Chez Max. This restaurant offers continental food in a warm and traditional atmosphere. The food is unpretentious but amazingly well-prepared and tasty. Starters include dishes like a trio of prawns, homemade chicken liver and bacon pate, soup of the day and risotto. Be sure to give the slow-roasted belly of pork a try. This dish is served with crispy crackling, Hanepoot glazed apples and aromatic. Another mouthwatering main is the char-grilled beef fillet, moist and tender, with a blue cheese potato cake, caramelised baby onions and rosemary. A variety of veal and fish dishes are also available. A great wine list complements the menu and instead of choosing from a 'great wine list', you pick straight from the wine rack. Enjoy upmarket surrounds and upmarket food without the upmarket attitude that can be the bain of many a restaurant.

Cucina Carolina in Strand

Cucina Carolina

Strand Contemporary restaurant in Strand

This wonderful, relatively new restaurant is situated a stone's throw from the beach in Strand and is the ideal hangout for long, lazy lunches and beautiful dinners. The menu is refreshing and creative with dishes like gourmet baguettes, original, gourmet pizzas and the favourite sharing food - sushi. Try the bitterballen as a starter, five traditional round Dutch croquettes served with mustard, or a lovely picnic basket for two filled with a French baguette, garlic gamba’s, Italian cold meat cuts, brie and gorgonzola, fig preserve, fruit, marinated olives, salad, Amsterdammertjes, sparkling wine or Ega Rooibos tea. This should be ordered two hours in advance. The pizzas are truly unique and the breakfast pizza with free range eggs and bacon topped with Parmigiano Reggiano is a must-try. A wide variety of coffees, teas, wines, dessert wines and sparkling wines are available. As Carolina says: 'Buon appetito, Lekker eet, Enjoy, Bon appétit, Eet smakelijk, Selamat makan, Born up a tree!'

Imibala in Somerset West

Imibala

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West

Imibala lends a helping hand to children donating their profits from the restaurant to helping children go to school. Dining at Imibala makes a difference to a child and your waistline - as their irresistible cakes and home baked goods tempt you to indulge. The menu secures delicious dishes and the lingering aromas of the oven-roasted chicken in yoghurt curry sauce served with a tomato, avocado and coriander salsa. Try the fresh pear, walnuts and Parma ham if you are watching your waistline and indulge in a little wine from the simple wine list. Imibala is delicious and fresh, a refreshing choice for breakfast or lunch.

Mugg & Bean Somerset West in Somerset West

Mugg & Bean Somerset West

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West

Mugg & Bean is a relaxed, cosy restaurant and coffee shop that is ideal for a family dinner, business lunch, or a catching up with friends over a delicious cup of coffee. It is renowned for its famous bottomless coffee and giant muffins. The extensive menu caters for everyone, including vegans and vegetarians. The breakfast menu has everything from a typical South African farm breakfast to New Orleans French Toast and a Designer Omelette. There is a variety of sandwiches to choose from, as well as gourmet burgers, salads and soups. There is also a large selection of traditional favourties such as lasagne, steak, chops and ribs. The special kids’ menu offers everything from potatoes, to steak to milk and cookies. It is sure to leave the little ones satisfied.

Ralph's @ 127 Main in Strand

Ralph's @ 127 Main

Strand Contemporary restaurant in Strand

Ralph's @ 127 is a delightful restaurant that serves traditional food in a classy, elegant environment. The interior of the restaurant is beautifully decorated in understated tones and the wooden floors lend an immense amount of warmth to this space. Pizzas, pastas and tapas can be enjoyed here. The main menu serves up dishes like Fillet Rossini, the best fillet of beef cut marinated in rosemary and topped with sauteed chicken livers, mushrooms and drenched in a masala red wine sauce. Here you can also try the Steak Tartare at its Best, once again good quality beef, hand chopped to a fine mince garnished with vegetables and salad condiments. The menu is extensive and diners will be spoilt for choice. The restaurant is open seven days a week for dinner and can be used as a function venue on request.

Stables at Vergelegen in Somerset West

Stables at Vergelegen

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West

This acclaimed restaurant is set on the Vergelegen Estate and boasts beautiful, tranquil surroundings and a laid-back atmosphere. Contemporary, country and casual is how they describe themselves and these are fitting words. The menu features mainly traditional dishes, but boredom won't set in as there is a distinct modern and original flare to each culinary treat that comes out of the kitchen. Munch away at a thin-crust pizza or order a mouthwatering pasta; the passata is definitely worth a try. For a lighter meal diners have a choice of sandwiches and salads, with or without chicken and delectable prawns. The line fish of the day is always a winner, using the freshest produce available. For the ravenous diner, there is the 24-day matured sirloin, the succulent pepper-crusted fillet and the salmon steak. Pair every dish with your favourite vintage from Vergelegen Estate. The wine list is extensive and you will find yourself spoilt for choice. Finish off your dining experience with a traditional creme brulee or a chocolate pudding, even a cheese platter. The service is very friendly, the food great and the ambience inviting and vibrant.

Restaurants near Helderberg

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Dornier Restaurant in Stellenbosch

Dornier Restaurant

Stellenbosch Country restaurant in Stellenbosch(4.1 km from Helderberg)

Inspired by ingredients from the land and the finest wines of the region, this restaurant serves elegant, yet exciting cuisine in a beautiful, tranquil setting. The fare is a mix between Cape Provencale, contemporary, country-style and fusion cuisine, and delivers in both taste and presentation. A real treat or foodies and wine lovers alike.

Bodega  in Stellenbosch

Bodega

Stellenbosch International restaurant in Stellenbosch(4.5 km from Helderberg)

Bodega @ Dornier finds itself part of the patchwork of wine farms and vineyards that quilts the hills of Stellenbosch. A little distance from the town centre, Dornier Wine Estate has diversified its hospitality and made the Spanish bodega manner of hosting food and wine at the cellar door its own. Set amongst the manicured vineyards and indigenous fynbos, the restaurant is housed in a historic barn some two hundred years old. The sights and sounds of its splendid natural surroundings exude tranquillity and set the scene for a relaxing lunch or dinner. The menu reflects good, honest farm style food inspired by local, fresh and seasonal produce, so expect changes on the blackboard menu on an almost daily basis. The wine list is dominated by Dornier’s selection of its own wines and compliments the menu while promising an excellent marriage of food and wine. Day time visits also allow for wine tasting.

Avontuur Estate Restaurant in Somerset West

Avontuur Estate Restaurant

Somerset West Contemporary restaurant in Somerset West(4.8 km from Helderberg)

Set on the western slopes of the beautiful Helderberg mountain is the Avontuur Estate restaurant. The welcoming and relaxed atmosphere is enhanced by a mix of old and new decor as well as a airy terrace complete with pagodas covered in grapevines. For a truly decadent but relaxing environment and a very memorable dining experience, the Avontuur Estate restaurant is the place to be.