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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.

31 at Junction in Montana Park

31 at Junction

Montana Park Italian restaurant in Montana Park

This family friendly restaurant serves awesome Italian, Portuguese and South African cuisine at value-for-money prices. Salads, pizzas , pastas, trinchados. and a wide array of other dishes are available on the large menu. Sports events are shown on the big screen TVs. Check out the almost daily specials and treat the whole family to a feast.

95 Keerom in Cape Town City Centre

95 Keerom

Cape Town City Centre Italian restaurant in Cape Town City Centre

A restaurant that boasts superb dishes that showcase the sumptuous but simple flavours of Italy, 96 Keerom is the place to be for a memorable taste of the Med. An atmosphere of simple sophistication runs throughout the restaurant. The staff are friendly and tend to diners needs without being intrusive and are happy to advise on selections to suit. A great wine selection rounds off the superb offerings for a truly satisfying Italian dining experience.

A Pizzeria in Vecchia Milano in Margate

A Pizzeria in Vecchia Milano

Margate Italian restaurant in Margate

Whenever you’re in the mood for great Italian food, Pizzeria Vecchia Milano in Margate is the place to go for mouth-watering pizza, salads, panini and pasta. Voted ‘Best Pizza in Margate’ by our loyal customers, family-owned Pizzeria Vecchia Milano serves up classic Italian cuisine in an intimate setting that’s ideal for everyday family dining, holiday gatherings and for celebrating a special occasion. At Pizzeria Vecchia Milano in Margate, our passion for cooking is clearly evident in every meal we serve. Our lunch and dinners are prepared using only the freshest ingredients and combine classic Italian favourites with a unique blend of bold innovations that will tantalize your senses and satisfy even the most sophisticated palates. Pizzeria Vecchia Milano invites you to explore our menu. You can order most of our menu items online on our website or call us for your favourite takeaway. Please contact us today to discover how we can transform your next Italian meal into a truly memorable dining experience. So stop on by for lunch or dinner today, and enjoy a slice of the good life at Pizzeria Vecchia Milano in Margate…you’ll be glad you did.

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.

al Fiume in Hennops River

al Fiume

Hennops River Italian restaurant in Hennops River

al Fiume - Italian for 'at the river' - has all the ingredients for a great restaurant: a beautiful setting on a shady wooden deck on the banks of the Hennops River at the peaceful River Place Country Estate and a restaurateur with a passion for food, as well as the experience to ensure outstanding levels of Fiume serves food that lives up to our definition of quality: the season's best, cooked with skill and passion and presented with a minimum of fuss.The cellar at al Fiume is stocked with a diverse choice of Italian and South African wines. The selection includes everyday drinking wines and wines for special occasions; wines from some of South Africa's best-known estates and unusual wines from smaller Fiume is a restaurant for all seasons: long, lazy summer days on the wooden deck; bright spring days when the first signs of green are starting to appear on the trees overhanging the river; bracing winter days when you might want to work off your meal with a brisk walk over the bridge and cozy autumn days when you can sit snugly in the restaurant and watch the falling leaves floating down the river. al Fiume was voted one of South Africa's Top 10 Romantic Restaurants by the prestigious Wine Magazine.Visiting this beautiful country restaurant is a must.

Al Pescatore in Ballito

Al Pescatore

Ballito Italian restaurant in Ballito

As one of the oldest restaurants on the North Coast, Al Pescatore’s unwavering popularity is a testament to the wealth of experience behind the team at this beautifully situated dining venue. With delicious Italian and seafood on offer plus daily specials, diners can be assured of a superb culinary experience and excellent service along with it. A wooden deck outside provides patrons with stunning views of the Indian ocean and the perfect accompaniment to a meal.

AL63 in Glenashley


Glenashley Italian restaurant in Glenashley

For tasty Italian food, superb views and impeccable service, AL63 is a great option.A thoughtfully put together wine list includes Italian as well as local wine and also a few champagne options for that special occasion.Friendly staff know the offerings through and through and are on hand to offer advice on your selection.Beautiful sea views enhance the dining experience with an al fresco dining option as well as indoor seating when the weather is less favourable.Jazz lovers will adore the regular jazz evenings and there are also wine dinners held frequently.For simple elegance in a dining experience, try AL63.

Alfredos in St Lucia


St Lucia Italian restaurant in St Lucia

Alfredo is an Italian restaurant in St Lucia that is still run by the same family as when it started. The atmosphere is casual and friendly and the dishes include favourites such as pizza, pasta, chicken and veal, juicy steaks and fresh fish. On the odd occasion a true South African potjie is whipped up. They are open for lunch and dinner.

Amarcord in Illovo


Illovo Italian restaurant in Illovo

This refreshingly simple Italian restaurant is situated in the popular Illovo Centre and serves up mainly North Italian cuisine from the Emelia-Romagna region in North-East Italy. The food is delightfully authentic and dishes like Tagliatelli al Ragu which is a traditional bolognaise and pasta parcels stuffed with well thought out ingredients are served. A great beverage and wine list is available and the menu is well priced and extensive. A sure treat if you love your Italian.

Amici Restaurant in Cape Town

Amici Restaurant

Cape Town Italian restaurant in Cape Town

Located on the ground level of the Hollow on the Square, Amici Restaurant exudes a street café ambiance enjoyed at leisure over breakfast, lunch or dinner. Expect authentic Italian dining and some of the best-handpicked wines alongside daily chef’s specials. Sit outside enjoying a buffet style breakfast or languid a la carte lunch or dinner at Amici Restaurant.

Andiamo in De Waterkant


De Waterkant Italian restaurant in De Waterkant

Located in the bustling Cape Quarter is Andiamo. A trendy but traditional Italian restaurant and deli and a popular venue providing breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktails. The food is uncomplicated, harnessing the best that Italian cuisine has to offer from colourful salads to pasta and meat dishes. The deli is not to be missed, with more than 2000 local and imported options to select from. With lots of outside seating, protected from the elements or cosy inside tables, Andiamo is a brilliant place to while away some hours with good friends and good food.

Apre's in Stellenbosch


Stellenbosch Italian restaurant in Stellenbosch

Here you can enjoy high quality and authentic Italian food straight out of Mama's kitchen - or so it seems. The elegant and stylish interior speaks of Italy, and you can easily imagine that you're sitting in Tuscany, Siena or Sicily. Traditional Italian food gets served and you can pick an choose from the long list of pizzas and pastas that taste as authentic as they smell and look. A great, extensive wine list is available and the best coffee will end your meal. Apre's is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 9 am until 9:30 pm. If it is a taste of Italy you are looking for, pop in.

Ashleys Continental Cafe in Tzaneen

Ashleys Continental Cafe

Tzaneen Italian restaurant in Tzaneen

Ashley’s Continental Cafe is a quaint, elegant restaurant surrounded by lush green gardens and fountains. Ashley’s is a fully licensed restaurant and serves breakfasts, gourmet sandwiches, exotic salads, pizzas, pastas, main meals and desserts and cakes. We also serve specialty coffees, smoothies, homemade lemonade or sangria by the jug. Ashley's has a seating place for 110 guests with the choice of being seated inside, on the veranda or outside below the trees. We are child friendly with jungle gyms and our new kids menu. Ashley's is an ideal restaurant for family get-togethers, ladies luncheons, business meetings or just a place to meet! It lends itself to an ideal venue for kids parties, kitchen teas, baby showers, company event dinners or small weddings. We proud ourselves on our friendly staff who ensure a fantastic dining experience is had by all.

Asta La Pasta in Stellenbosch

Asta La Pasta

Stellenbosch Italian restaurant in Stellenbosch

Asta La Pasta is a quaint, small Italian restaurant in Stellenbosch. Yummy, creamy and non-creamy authentic Italian pasta can be enjoyed here in a warm cosy setting. A variety of drinks are also available and guests can dine alfresco. The restaurant is family friendly and is open from Monday to Friday from 10 am until 8 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am until 3 pm.


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