Melville Mediterranean restaurant
Long tables scattered throughout set off interesting varieties of paintings with a designated children’s area, thoughtfully designed to incorporate busy little minds for much needed relaxation for parents.
Boasting a three level story, multi coloured climbing frame, a games room and designated play area with seating for child minders, Bambanani keeps little minds busy and well fed with delightful kiddies favourites.
The menu excites the traditional favourites such as macaroni and cheese and fish fingers and mash to mention a few.
Adults indulge and extensive menu boasting Mediterranean cuisine and tasty tapas such as beef Carpaccio with celery, parmigiano shavings and a lemon dressing or grilled aubergines marinated in olive oil, garlic and parsley. For seafood delights try the prawns with chilli, coriander and lime butter.
More substantial meals are on offer such as beef or veggie burgers with red onions and frites or a salad. Fillet steak, pork ribs and grilled whole baby chicken with peri-peri sauce.
Sandton Mediterranean restaurant
A true dining experience that embraces classical favourites, Italian flavours and African flair in a beautiful alfresco setting flanked by trailing sunsets, Medeo Restaurant delivers all this and more in the heart of Sandton.
Enjoy elegant and romantic dinners under the stars or hearty breakfasts dining on the terrace or deck on a menu paired with the best flavours and South African estate wine.
Whether breakfast buffet or a la carte dining, diners tantalise the palate with signature dishes such as Hot & Sour Prawn Noodle Soup, Gingered Ox-Tail Ravioli, Slow roasted Duck with chili and ginger and Saffron & Coconut Creme Brulee.
Medeo Restaurant boasts double arched doorways scattered with tables spilling out onto the flowing terrace, flanked by magnificent landscaped gardens.
Dine at Medeo and discover a culinary feast for the senses, at the Palazzo Hotel, Montecasino.
Illovo Mediterranean restaurant
Looked upon with praise and renowned newspaper critique, Sophia’s Bistro embraces a modernised tone that leans more towards the simplicity of simple, handmade dishes created with freshness and personal care.
Exuding a light and airy setting, lingering with aromatic aromas of freshly baked stone ground artisanal bread, diners peruse the menu enjoying the likes of fresh line fish, Sole, Scallops, linguine cartoccio – a seafood pasta lightly steamed in a bag and succulent Ostrich burgers and Lamb moussaka.
Enjoy Sophia’s signature dishes such as stolen Lamb, veal and steaks or dig into a Meze Platter for two – brimming with dolmades (stuffed vine leaves), saganaki (fried halloumi) Lamb souvlaki and calamari, served with two dips (humus and taramosalata) and pita bread.
Try seared Scottish Salmon with verde or chive Sauce - pan seared, succulently cooked, served with hand cut chips or lentil basmati rice and vegetables of the day for mains with a wine recommendation perfectly paired - Grangehurst Chardonnay.
Lighter meal choices such as the Souvlakia - Lamb cubes with halloumi, cherry tomato and brinjal served with a side salad or hand cut chips hits the spot in all the right places concluded by ice cream with warm black cherries.
Sophia’s Bistro embraces, quality, simplicity and modern trends refreshing bistro setting in Illovo.
North Riding Mediterranean restaurant
At Sphinx, diners can experience fine dining in a vibey, hip and happening setting. Ancient royal Egypt comes to life in the decor, ambience, feel, and Mediterranean cuisine. Egyptian, Greek, Italian and Middle Eastern influences are evident on the menu. Watch fire shows and belly dancers, and join in the fun, while you enjoy a magical, romantic candle-lit dinner.
Restaurants near Johannesburg and surrounds
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Parkmore Portuguese restaurant
Parkmore(1.1 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
This bustling Portuguese family restaurant serves all the old favourites like trinchado, chicken livers peri peri, caldo verde, calamari and a variety of prawn dishes. The seafood is, of course, the speciality here. There is a comprehensive wine list to complement the menu. The prices are definitely competitive and the service is up to standard. No frills and fuss to be found here - just good quality food in a bustling yet relaxed setting.
Bryanston Bistro restaurant
Bryanston(2.3 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
Offering truly cross cultural cuisine with delightful French classics as well as South African dishes, Bistro 277 on Main is a great place for even greater food.
For the vegetarians, there is a mouth-watering array of salads in both starter and main course sizes as well as other creative and diverse options.
With an impressive wine list to round off a superb menu and dining experience, Bistro 277 on Main will be an evening you won’t want to end.
Parkmore(2.6 km from Johannesburg and surrounds)
The friendly ambiance welcomes foreign palates to a world of mouth-watering tastes. Authentic Lebanese dishes such as baba ghannoush, fried and raw kebbeh to fattoush and labna wet the appetite.
Main courses boast great dishes but by popular demand kebabs, grills and shwarmas remain the firm favourites.
Dine within the informal café or formal dining area complimented by a full bar, pricey but interesting Lebanese wines and authentic Lebanese ambiance at Beirut in Parkmore.