Somerset West Greek restaurant
Set in the lovely Somerset West, Yamas Green Taverna is a superb little gem that exudes a typical Cretan tavern ambiance.
Expect tiny tables and chairs scattered throughout and faded photographs with Greek artifacts and a warm and personal touch.
Dine on great meze platters laden with tzatziki, taramasalata, hummus, pickled octopus, baby meatballs, skordalia – all rich with garlic and herbs enjoyed with moerish pitas.
Move on to lamb, fragrant with lemon and rosemary, served with pita or crunchy potato wedges or indulge in a lovely chicken pita or succulent calamari tentacles or strips.
Round off your meal with a bowl of yoghurt and honey or ultra-rich, homemade baklava.
Sip on ouzo served in an authentic glass amphora or enjoy wine from the small but well priced wine list.
Restaurants near Helderberg
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Stellenbosch Country restaurant
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.
Stellenbosch International restaurant
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.
Somerset West Contemporary restaurant
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.