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A Fu Asian Take-Away in V & A Waterfront

A Fu Asian Take-Away

V & A Waterfront Chinese restaurant in V & A Waterfront

A Fu Asian Take-Away brings a true Eastern flavour to the V & A Waterfront. This small outlet is owner-run and, as with most little gems like this, plenty of flavour and passion is put into the cuisine. Enjoy traditional Chinese favourites like chow mein, chop suey, sweet and sour chicken, beef and pork or, as a lighter alternative, a delectable Chinese soup. For those with more adventurous taste buds, try the smoky chilli-beef noodles with peanuts. The food is traditional, flavourful, and very affordable and if you are looking for a quick, hassle-free takeaway that does not lack in the quality department, be sure to give A Fu a try.

Beijing in Durbanville


Durbanville Chinese restaurant in Durbanville

Housed inside an old Victorian house, dressed in basic almost retro décor, dishes are made to order, fresh and tasty with no added MSG – ever! The authentic flavours include spicy Schezuan choices and traditional favourites from the set menu. Described by some as tantalizing, dishes are expertly prepared by a Beijing trained chef who favours attention to detail.

China Plate in Morningside

China Plate

Morningside Chinese restaurant in Morningside

A casual place with pleasant indoor and outdoor seating buzzing with happy mouthfuls of Chinese. Sample traditional items including deep fried broccoli and brinjal in a spicy sauce, salty duck or barbeque pork belly followed by fried ice cream at the end. China Plate in Riverside will do when the need for Chinese can be satisfied by no other than China Plate.

Fu Li Hua in Kempton Park

Fu Li Hua

Kempton Park Chinese restaurant in Kempton Park

Traditional décor sets the mood with red table cloths, lanterns and oriental style artwork. The menu introduces traditional Chinese styles alongside Asian delights hailing from Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and Thailand. Diverse and specialised, Fu Li Hua lays claim to being the biggest Chinese restaurant in Kempton Park. Try the sweet and sour chicken or pork, the Peking Duck, and the sizzling beef layered with spring onion and ginger served on traditional hot plate. Asian dishes such as such as the popular Vietnamese fried noodles are served with chicken, chopped vegetables and sesame seeds. The curried chicken from Laos is mouth-watering as is the Thai-style hot spicy prawns and the Thai green curry. Pop into Fu Li Hua and discover a world of authentic dishes and traditional ambiance in the bustling Emperors Palace Casino.

Jasmine Palace in Constantia Park

Jasmine Palace

Constantia Park Chinese restaurant in Constantia Park

Located in the Eastern Suburbs of Pretoria, Jasmine Palace exudes a traditional Eastern ambiance dressed in bold red palates and bamboo themed décor. The comprehensive menu offers a wide variety of choices such as Sichuan Hot and Sour or the Prawn Won Ton popular spring rolls. Main course include the Ox Ribs with black pepper sauce, steamed Pork Belly with preserved vegetables, and succulent seafood dishes such as the spicy Prawns. For more Chinese specialties try the traditional Hot Pot available in either meat, fish, or chicken combinations together served with bean curd. Vegetarians can indulge in delicious stir-fried vegetable options and a large range of beer and wines to compliment each meal.

Lai Lai Garden  in Illovo

Lai Lai Garden

Illovo Chinese restaurant in Illovo

The traditional décor sets the mood for an authentic dining experience basking in glorious Cantonese dishes and delightful Yum Cha. The atmosphere and cuisine invites social dining complimented by the friendly atmosphere and service. Enjoy whole baked fish pungent with garlic and ginger, crisp-skinned chicken or pepper beef and famous Yum Cha brunches brimming with a selection of dim sum. An average wine list compliments authentic cuisine and flavours at Lai Lai Garden in Illovo.

Mainland China in Claremont

Mainland China

Claremont Chinese restaurant in Claremont

This traditional Chinese restaurant is warm and inviting, with that extra special Chinese flair. Stark contrasting blacks and reds, paper lanterns and fortune cookies on the counters turn this space into Mainland China. Something to try is their stunning buffet, complete with chow mein, chop suey, egg fried rice, spring rolls, and all the other popular favourites when it comes to Chinese cuisine. The restaurant also offers dim sums and their sushi menu is quite comprehensive with the regular maki, nigiri, sashimi, hand rolls and fashion sandwiches......and more. With a great ambience, great value for money and great food that is prepared with passion, Mainland China definitely is a super power.

Ming Bow in Durban Metro

Ming Bow

Durban Metro Chinese restaurant in Durban Metro

When the temptation to satisfy a craving for nothing other than Chinese beacons, head on over to Ming Bow restaurant in Chartwell Drive. This standard Chinese restaurant offers efficient and friendly service with delicious food bursting off the Ala Carte and set menus. Small and intimate with sea facing tables and décor typical of traditional Chinese traditions, Ming Bow will do when nothing other than Chinese will do.

Oep ve Koep in Paternoster

Oep ve Koep

Paternoster Cape Malay restaurant in Paternoster

This informal eatery, sparsely decorated but exuding West Coast charm and ambiance, delights with homemade lunches prepared West Coast style with passion and creativity. Tables dressed in afro pop plastic tablecloths, flanked by overgrown herbs in a old boat and shabby signs depicting old stories sit beside a chalkboard brimming with today’s specials. From bobotie to pan-fried breaded bokkoms served with a poached egg and beurre blanc - Sandveld potato dumplings, with dune spinach, almonds and mushrooms. There is enough in one sitting to have you begging for more. Dine in the pleasant courtyard wrapped in blooming bougainvilleas on succulent West Coast cuisine at Op eve Koep in Paternoster.

Red Chamber in Hyde Park

Red Chamber

Hyde Park Chinese restaurant in Hyde Park

The cuisine is consistent and good brimming with Mandarin and Cantonese dishes, good wine and beers. With popular signature dishes such as the Peking duck, delicious dumplings and the best cucumber salad and calamari with black beans. The service is friendly and traditional with gentle drapes of red and gold warming this open and airy establishment in Hyde Park Corner.

Willenes Restaurant in Arniston

Willenes Restaurant

Arniston Cape Malay restaurant in Arniston

Traditional meals and local cuisine at its best is what Willene’s is all about. From breakfast to light lunches this simple eatery operates alongside a dusty street, hidden from view and known by locals and few that visit this historic town. Immersed in character and history, Willene’s captures a bygone ambiance and much loved family owned attitude that is evident in the food and setting. Expect local dishes such as baked fish, bobatie and mouth-watering fishcakes to mention a few, served home-style with dashes of Cape Malay. Willene’s Restaurant is a memorable dining experience.

Wok this Way in Somerset West

Wok this Way

Somerset West Chinese restaurant in Somerset West

Wok this Way is a typical Chinese restaurant that serves delicious authentic Chinese food brimming with flavour. The interior is understated and classy, and the mood intimate and relaxing. Try all-time favourites like chow mein or chop suey with your choice of chicken or beef, and you definitely can't go wrong with a sumptious egg foo yung or the delectable sweet and sour chicken and pork. The restaurant is fully licensed should you wish to enjoy a drink with your meal. Children are welcome and the building is wheelchair accessible. Before you walk in the door the Asian flavours are sure to overwhelm you and lure you into this wonderland of great, reasonably priced food, friendly service and a relaxing atmosphere.

Yasuqi Cuisine  in Melville

Yasuqi Cuisine

Melville Chinese restaurant in Melville

Located in the trendy suburb of Melville, Yasuqi Cuisine offers value for money and plenty of alfresco seating complimented by a comprehensive selection of Chinese delights. The décor bursts with bright red table cloths, lanterns and well furnished with light Maple wood. Intimate dining booths laced with attractive lattice designs sets a tone of authenticity. Starter recommendations include hot and sour soup, spring rolls dressed with a variety and fillings and traditional dumplings. Main course dishes offer extensive choice such as Peking duck, a sizzling hot plate, available with a choice of meat or fish and a selection of sauces. For something a little spicier try fragrant Thai hot pots. If value for money, traditional décor and scrumptious Chinese dishes beacon the need, visit Yasuqui Cuisine in Melville.

Yellow River in Monte Vista

Yellow River

Monte Vista Chinese restaurant in Monte Vista

This Chinese outlet in Monte Vista is everything that is good about Chinese food - unpretentious, flavourful, colourful and authentic. Yellow River offers value-for-money meals to hungry diners. The food is plain and simple but definitely does not lack in the flavour department. Expect the usual chow mein with chicken, beef or pork, chop suey with the same and, of course, ta definite favourite the sweet and sour chicken or pork. The spring rolls are delightful and crispy, filled with tasty vegetable stir fry, and all the sides, including traditional fried rice are just as they should be. The restaurant is open from Mondays to Saturdays for lunch and dinner and is not licensed.


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