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& Union in City Bowl

& Union

City Bowl Bistro restaurant in City Bowl

This restaurant and beer bar is a treat after a day of business or sightseeing in Cape Town. Apart from the awesome brews that are their signature trademark, they serve good hearty food in sizable portions and at competitive prices. Here you can enjoy charcuterie boards that is bound to satisfy, delicious sandwiches and their smoky beef prego, straight from the barbecue. Big, filling breakfasts are also on offer and offers a great start to any day. For the more refined diner, the salmon is a definite winner. But it's not just beer. There is an extensive wine list that will not disappoint. This laid-back beer bar and eatery, complete with ping pong table for entertainment, offers a 'real' experience in the midst of city madness.

3 Chefs Bistro in Umhlanga

3 Chefs Bistro

Umhlanga Bistro restaurant in Umhlanga

Experience the warmth of a traditional Bistro with a modern, upmarket twist at 3 Chefs Bistro.Delectable dishes and impeccable hospitality await you at this popular first floor venue. The large curved glass windows allow for views over the hustle and bustle of lively Gateway and Umhlanga Ridge.Modern furnishings and designs contrast perfectly with classical music and create a unique ambience, putting diners completely at ease. This is further enhanced by the flawless service from a dedicated team on the restaurant floor and behind the scenes.The food is exquisite, with many options that come in a trio to pay homage to the three chefs of its namesake.Superb cuisine, warm service and an all round great time await you at 3 Chefs Bistro.

Adrian's Bistro in Bredasdorp

Adrian's Bistro

Bredasdorp Bistro restaurant in Bredasdorp

This lovely bistro with large tranquil tea garden is situated in the heart of Bredasdorp. Enjoy breakfast and light lunches in a warm atmosphere as well as delicious home-baked pastries and desserts. Dinner is served on reservation on weekends with a change in menu every weekend.

Bella in Sandton

Bella

Sandton Bistro restaurant in Sandton

Bustling, yet relaxed, Bella’s contemporary take on bistro dining exudes a beautifully decorated slice of heaven, brimming with delicious cakes and tarts alongside scrumptious breakfasts and lunches. Dine alfresco in the shaded courtyard or sunny conservatory enjoying an aromatic coffee and moist freshly baked cake for tea. Situated in the bustling heart of Sandton, Bella invites relaxation, deli style with decadent delights that will tickle the taste buds with gastronomic pleasure.

Benoni's Bellini's  in Benoni Western Extension

Benoni's Bellini's

Benoni Western Extension Bistro restaurant in Benoni Western Extension

This unique boutique-style restaurant is located in the beautiful green suburb of Benoni. Café Bellini offers a cool peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of city living. Wholesome food with the focus on fresh ingredients is served and every dish is made fresh on the spot. The menu offers a variety of dishes - mentionable are the pastas. The restaurant is a great venue for private functions. Open: Breakfast, Lunch. Mon - 08:00 - 16:00 Tues - Sat - 08:00 - 17:00 Sun - 08:00 - 15:00

Bistro on the Lake in Sedgefield

Bistro on the Lake

Sedgefield Bistro restaurant in Sedgefield

Perched along the shimmering shores of Lake Pleasant Living, enjoying far-reaching views and cooling breezes, Bistro on the Lake slows down the palate and conversation with delectable cuisine and breathtaking views for a lingering awe inspiring dining experience. Offering an array of seafood and contemporary dishes overlooking the lake, patrons can indulge in superb food complimented by unobtrusive service and good wine with the occasional silence broken by fish eagle. Whether enjoying a hearty breakfast, lingering lunch or romantic dinner, Bistro on the Lake seduces the senses with mouth-watering cuisine, languid dining and friendly service immersed in a tranquil setting that captures the essence of relaxation.

Bistro Seven in Darling

Bistro Seven

Darling Bistro restaurant in Darling

Housed in a lovely cottage, extended by a small garden scattered with tables and chair, Bistro Seven welcomes country cuisine at its best. Dine indoors warmed by intimate surrounds and crisp blue checked tablecloths before lingering in the cosy bar with a warming nightcap. Try hearty soups, juicy steaks, crisp salads complimented by a small but well partnered wine list at Bistro Seven in Darling.

Bistro Vine in Parkhurst

Bistro Vine

Parkhurst Bistro restaurant in Parkhurst

Exuding a warm and homely feel, Bistro Vine parades black and white photographic interior warmed by terracotta floors and cosy bistro dining. Dine indoors or alfresco with tables spilling out onto the pavement overlooking 4th Avenue on Parkhurst Main Street. Enjoy traditional French cuisine, made using the freshest, and naturally produced ingredients with delightful choices such as starter of smoked salmon on sweet corn potato fritter with avocado, spring onion, crème frâiche and wasabi dressing. For something lighter, try the chicken Caesar salad layered with smoked bacon, cocktail tomatoes, croutons, cos lettuce and Caesar dressing. Hearty mains such as the fettuccine with beef fillet strips enrobes the palate with hints of tomato, garlic, pinotage, leek and celery with a touch of cream The ultimate duck confit seduces with crispy tender leg and thigh joints of duck served on potato, pumpkin and leek bake with salsa verde concluded by decadent baked Belgium chocolate tart with raspberry coulis. Pamper the palate with unforgettable cuisine in elegant French inspired surroundings at Bistro Vine in Parkhurst.

Blue Cat Cafe in Gardens

Blue Cat Cafe

Gardens Bistro restaurant in Gardens

This contemporary, stylish and vibey restaurant is situated in the popular Gardens Centre in Cape Town. The interior is sleek but warm and the ambience bustling. The restaurant has an inside and patio section and can seat up to 120 guests. The quirky 'cat' theme adds to the individuality and uniqueness of this trendy spot. The menu offers something for everyone, good food and sizable portions at affordable rates. Late risers can enjoy the popular all-day breakfasts. The gourmet burgers and fresh seafood will also not disappoint. For the sweet tooth there is a variety of muffins and freshly baked homemade cakes on offer. Blue Cat Cafe has become a popular meeting place for people from all walks of life and this flexibility and variety shines through in the atmosphere, service, detail and food.

Blue Peter in Bloubergstrand

Blue Peter

Bloubergstrand Bistro restaurant in Bloubergstrand

Think pizza! Generously topped with a multitude of choices or hearty burgers and succulent fish and chips. Bustling with activity on Sunday especially, the grass-covered lawns strewn with sun worshippers enjoy spectacular views and tasty meals. The prize winning wine list offers extensive wine and beer choices perfectly suited to enjoy alfresco or along themed dinner nights.

Burlesque in Margate

Burlesque

Margate European restaurant in Margate

This beautiful, unique restaurant's eclectic shabby chic feel evokes a feeling of Old World romance that complements the French-inspired gourmet dishes on a seasonal menu. Daily specials on food and decor are quite a treat, so whether it is a flavourful, melt-in-your-mouth meal, a painting or your chair you want to purchase, you will be spoilt for choice.

Café Delicieux in Welgemoed

Café Delicieux

Welgemoed Bistro restaurant in Welgemoed

Slightly quirky and romantic, Café Delicieux can be found in the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town. Serving delicious salads and real comfort food, sumptuous breakfasts, high teas and lunches, diners enjoy perusing the delicious a la carte menu. Try their delicious salads with chicken, penne and roasted baby tomatoes, open gourmet sandwiches with fillet and rocket and fragrant range of China teas, some scented with rose petals and delectable home-made cakes.

Café Jiran in Durban Beachfront

Café Jiran

Durban Beachfront Bistro restaurant in Durban Beachfront

Delight the senses with hearty aromatic spices and subtle 100% Arabica coffee beans complimented by a healthy breakfast for a perfect start to the morning. Housed along the best spot on Durban’s Golden Mile, Café Jiran offers silky high quality coffees and fruity smoothies alongside a 4pm to closing Bistro menu. Voted one of the best cafes in Durban, Café Jiran can be found in the foyer of the Bellaire Suites Hotel. Follow the aromatic aromas of high quality, delicious rich espresso drinks and tantalise the palate with well-presented food with contradictory tastes. Using fresh, local and organic where possible, meals are low in fat and sugar and juices come straight from the pulp, fresh and seasonal. Enjoy a variety of world-selected coffees that are 100% Arabica beans. Café Jiran indulges the senses with languid lunches and elegant dinners in a stylish a chic boutique setting coupled with excellent service and superb coffee.

Café Max in Green Point

Café Max

Green Point Bistro restaurant in Green Point

Beautifully stylish, Café Max entices with mouth-watering home cooked meals using the freshest ingredients complimented by a small-handpicked cocktail list and classic wine list suitable for all palates and pockets. The interior is refined, contrasted by traditional black and white marble tiles and splash here and there of silver and pink. Dine within the calming interior or enjoy the charming alfresco setting on the lavender lined terrace.

Cafe Paradiso in Gardens

Cafe Paradiso

Gardens Bistro restaurant in Gardens

Café Paradiso is the gentle tonic our daily lives forget. This stunning venue is about family values, long held traditions, warm welcoming hospitality and wholesome goodness. A beautiful garden setting with breathtaking mountain views, an inviting serene interior encourage relaxed, leisurely dining experiences and gentle celebrations. Superb traditional fare spills off the menu, embracing the simplicity of food in a relaxed farm stall setting. Dishes touch upon French and Mediterranean flavours with a classical Italian influence and offer selections such as fresh salads, lamb shank and the best fillet steaks. Fresh pasta is made on the premises and a farm-style bakery produces fresh breads and delicious treats daily. Indulge your sweet side with sinfully decadent lemon ricotta cheesecake and chocolate fondant. Trading hours: Mondays are closed; Tuesday to Saturday - 9 am to 10 pm; Sunday - 10 am to 7 pm.

 

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