Restaurants near Malmesbury
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Johannesburg Portuguese restaurant
Johannesburg (1.7 km from Malmesbury)
Housed in a 115 year historic house, in the historical precinct of Modderfontein, this heart warming country retreat invites cosy family get-togethers, intimate dinners and languid lunches.
Dine alfresco soaking up the lush park like gardens or appreciate the beauty of nature shaded by an old oak tree. Benches and umbrellas welcome relaxed outdoor lunches.
The dining room is perfect for old fashioned intimacy as is the enclosed veranda for those who enjoy a little more privacy.
Ideal for families, lovers and friends, dining at 33 High Street creates a memorable experience.
Yzerfontein South African restaurant
Yzerfontein (15.7 km from Malmesbury)
Located on Grootwater Farm, !Khwa ttu Restaurant entices with lighty, hearty and creative dishes picked fresh from the garden and baked fresh from the oven.
Housed in a 40 seater restored original farmhouse, perched on the hills, diners enjoy dining with a view and cooling tea garden complimented by famous vineyard wines.
The menu focuses on fresh products, homemade breads and decadent cakes. Weekends beacon 3-course meals and imaginative deserts.
Enjoy culinary creations from resident Swiss chef and a menu filled with hearty creativity at !Khwa ttu Restaurant in Darling.
Riebeek Kasteel Country restaurant
Riebeek Kasteel (19.6 km from Malmesbury)
Bar Bar Black Sheep is a beautiful restaurant set in the picturesque winelands town of Riebeek Kasteel. Slow-cooked country-style cuisine can be enjoyed here and only the freshest locally sourced produce is used. Boutique and garisiste wines are offered and a great selection of other beverages are available. The beautiful setting, great food and relaxed ambience make for a one-of-a-kind dining experience.Bar Bar Black Sheep is open on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings for dinner, seven days a week for lunch and on Saturday and Sunday mornings for breakfast.
Darling Light Meals restaurant
Darling (24.2 km from Malmesbury)
Organically grown produce captures the flavours of country cuisine, direct from the garden complimented by intense and bold wines from Cloof estate.
The menu entices with butternut ravioli, tossed in burnt sage butter, rocket and pumpkin seeds and shaved parmesan or chicken Caesar salad layered with cos Lettuce, croutons, crispy bacon, Italian cheese and creamy lemon Garlic and anchovy dressing. Round off the meal with a decadent chocolate pudding bursting with liquid chocolate centered pudding.
Disccover all this and more at The Cloof Kitchen and wine farm every Tuesday to Sunday.
Paarl Country restaurant
Paarl (30.5 km from Malmesbury)
Located in tranquil gardens, this small deck restaurant invites the summer breeze, alfresco, boasting home from home cooking and decadent platters in a fantastic setting.
Scenic vistas lull the senses into total relaxation immersing the palate into decadent cheese platters, Asian platters, snack platters, delicious rump steaks served with mushroom sauce, salmon fish cakes served with salad, hamburgers and fresh salads.
Ridgeback Wines Restaurant escapes the palate to a culinary oasis in the heart of wine country off the famous Route 62.
Paarl (30.5 km from Malmesbury)
Relax in the tranquil landscaped garden of The Deck Restaurant overlooking a small dam with numerous species of waterfowl. Soak up the sunshine and the friendly atmosphere while enjoying a glass of Ridgeback’s fine wine together with a light home cooked meal.Need to know? Lunch is served from 12:00 - 15:00 Wednesday to Sunday. Salads, platters and light meals are on offer.
Paarl Bistro restaurant
Paarl (30.9 km from Malmesbury)
A warm and welcoming bistro set in a beautiful countryside scene in the Winelands of Paarl.
A small choice of wines from the estate are available to accompany the tasty traditional food on offer.
An endearingly humble spot in which to relax and watch the world go by.
Paarl Contemporary restaurant
Paarl (32.7 km from Malmesbury)
Located on the beautiful wine estate at Rhebokskloof, The Victorian serves superb traditional cuisine as well as delights from much further afield.
Enjoy sumptuous international and traditional fare like Thai fishcakes and kudu fillet whilst relaxing in tranquil surroundings.
Lush lawns, grand trees and an endearing small lake can be enjoyed from the terrace when the weather is warm. The winelist features bottles from the wine estate itself and diners are welcome to have a wine-tasting session before eating to ensure that the perfect bottle is selected to accompany the meal.
Relax and enjoy true country hospitality and delicious cuisine at this scenic venue.
Paarl Contemporary restaurant
Paarl (32.7 km from Malmesbury)
Die Reebok restaurant is located on the beautiful estate, Reebokskloof. With its rolling lawns, tranquil lakes, willow trees and vineyards, it is described as a paradise and is one of the winelands’ most beautiful farms. Dining here is a treat, with well selected, acclaimed wines and delectable cuisine. The a la carte menu offers something for everyone and promises to deliver on quality, quantity and taste.
Paarl Country restaurant
Paarl (33.4 km from Malmesbury)
Nine Oaks Country Restaurant is situated on a grape farm on the slopes of Paarl Mountain. Beautiful views of the Drakenstein valley and mountains can be enjoyed and creative, well-portioned dishes are served. The restaurant is fully licensed and a big screen for sport events is available. This restaurant exudes passion, warmth and a laid-back country vibe.
Paarl Seafood restaurant
Paarl (33.8 km from Malmesbury)
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.
Durbanville Bistro restaurant
Durbanville (34.4 km from Malmesbury)
Paarl de Ville is found on the R312 between Durbanville and Wellington. It has lovely views of the Stellenbosch mountains and its own 9-hole mashie golf course. The Paarl de Ville Restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a bistro-style menu. Seating is available indoors or under-cover outdoors. A set braai menu can be ordered and functions are well by prior arrangement.
Wellington Country restaurant
Wellington (35.5 km from Malmesbury)
This unique restaurant is situated in an old farm barn that gives it a warm and cosy, and wholesome feel. The ambience is friendly and inviting and the passion that is put into the business, the people and the food really shows. Seasonal dishes are offered on a blackboard menu to optimize the use of the ingredients available. Diners can enjoy typical farm-style cuisine with a gourmet twist. Try the wild boar, apple and sage burger patty on a panini topped with onion marmelade and gorgonzola cheese and served with sweet potato fries. For vegetarians, there are dishes like the red pepper filled with barley mushroom risotto and feta.
Wellington South African restaurant
Wellington (35.8 km from Malmesbury)
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.
Paarl African restaurant
Paarl (36.5 km from Malmesbury)
This 100% black owned restaurant immerses the palate in custom cuisine and cultural diversity.
Offering African delicacies, this establishment shows an attractive exterior and interior dressed in artistic creations collaborated by local artists.
Located adjacent to Mbekweni shopping centre, Chippa’s Restaurant is a welcoming break from everyday dining.
Wellington International restaurant
Wellington (36.6 km from Malmesbury)
This great, traditional restaurant is situated in the heart of the beautiful town of Wellington, part of the much visited wine route. Two dine for is unpretentious, yet offers style and simple elegance to diners. All kinds of dishes are served, making sure that every palate is catered for.
The house speciality is worth a mention though - the Open Lasagne, sheets of lasagne with basil pesto, chicken strips, grilled vegetables and parmesan. The pasta is homemade and this adds to the authenticity of the taste and flavours.
The steaks are also legendary and the most tender cuts are cooked to perfection, which means, to your liking. Try a delectable cheese cake for dessert and wash down your meal with a great vintage from the area.
Definitely worth a stop on your way through the wine route.
Paarl Coffee Shop restaurant
Paarl (36.7 km from Malmesbury)
This fun artsy coffee house is situated in Paarl and serves light snacky meals and delectable aromatic coffee straight from Ethiopia. Being a florist, a gift shop and a quirky bistro and restaurant in one lends it a unique vibe so akin to this part of the world.
Darling South African restaurant
Darling (36.8 km from Malmesbury)
You can't get more local than the lamb grazing along the country road on the way, or a springbok in the veldt. The herbs and vegetables come from the garden at Trinity Lodge, their guest house in Darling.
Debbie and Shaun, who runs the restaurant with her, are a formidable husband and wife team. Both are professionally trained - Shaun at the Johannesburg Hotel School, Debbie at the Cordon Bleu School in Johannesburg and Prue Leith’s in London.
Need to know? Open for lunch only - Wednesday to Sunday, Ccosed on Mondays and Tuesdays, closed on Christmas day, New year's day and Good Friday. Dinner by arrangement
Darling Country restaurant
Darling (36.9 km from Malmesbury)
Hilda’s Kitchen boasts modern country fare and an ever-changing menu within the beautiful surrounds of an old Cape Dutch farmhouse.
Enjoy hearty soups such as cream of broccoli or corn chowder, fish cakes with dashed with Asian infusions and tasty savoury bakes. Meat lovers wallow in slow roasted pork belly or a rich lamb pie or laid back Old Man’s prego roll with homemade garlic mayonnaise and hand-cut fries is a winner.
Wooden floors, high ceilings and graceful charm compliment fine estate wines and hearty cuisine.
The service is friendly and attentive, perfect for an easygoing lunch with friends and family.
Wellington Bistro restaurant
Wellington (37 km from Malmesbury)
Situated just on the outskirts of Wellington’s town is the charming eatery The Perfect Place. Here guests easily buy into the Turkish proverb that is on the menu: “Coffee should be black as hell, strong as death and sweet as love”
The bistro style restaurant offers a relaxed and casual atmosphere with all of the olden day frills. The historic Victorian building that houses The Perfect Place dates back to 1890 and doubles up as an antiques shop.
The menu is simple offering easy day time food like sweet and savoury pancakes and other tea time items. Visitors with more of an appetite will enjoy the Trio of Sausage. The restaurant also has a wine list that supports vintages from the region.
The Perfect Place is a lovely stop for a nibble while visiting the Wellington winelands.