South Africa Accommodation
South Africa Country Traditional Restaurants
Greyton Country restaurant
Abbey Rose is a family-run, country-style restaurant situated in Greyton. Warm friendly service and good food is the order of the day. Abbey Rose offers a range of typically South African dishes, including Oxtail, Kudu Pie, Lamb Shank and the locally sourced linefish. Other dishes include steak, ribs, chicken, curry, calamari and pasta. A beautful garden setting complements the experience. A traditional Abbey on the premises serves as a great wedding venue.
Graaff-Reinet Country restaurant
Agave boasts an interior that is country-style and chic at the same time. Wholesome, traditional meals are served here, all tastefully presented - almost too good to eat. The fusion between French cuisine and South African is a match made in heaven. Try the traditional 'roosterkoek' for a real local treat. The restaurant is well priced and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from Mondays to Saturdays.
Agulhas Country restaurant
Agulhas Country Lodge has a romantic and dramatic interior which enhances the cosy and intimate atmosphere. Fires blazing in winter to add to the romantic atmosphere. The four-course set menu changes but expect traditional South African cuisine with a twist and country style dinners. The wine list features wine from the southernmost regions in the country, such as Elin and Bredasdorp.
Fresh fish and seafood from the nearby harbour in Struisbaai are a speciality and the restaurant aims to serve delicious, honest and local fair, prepared with the freshest ingredients.
Port Nolloth Seafood restaurant
This rustic venue serves delicious food in large portions. The menu focusses mainly on seafood dishes and a special mention is owed to the stuffed calamari tubes that literally melt in your mouth. There are, however, quite a few options available for meat lovers and vegetarians as well. Delectable traditional desserts are served and a predictable but good wine list is on offer. The vibe at Anita's is a must-experience.
Riebeek Kasteel Country restaurant
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.
Fish Hoek Seafood restaurant
Barracudas secures a location on Beach Road, with floor to ceiling glass windows to maximize your view and a relaxed ambiance to match your mood.
The décor inspires a fresh, contemporary and natural feel with splashes of aqua and coral.
The expansive wine list works perfectly with the well-balanced menu, which brims with seafood and various South African meats.
Try the Springbok Carpaccio - thinly sliced springbok served with melon, kumquat and pecorino shavings.
Move onto the Barracuda Platter layered with grilled fillet of hake, 4 queen prawns, deep-fried calamari served with savoury rice, vegetables and Beurre Blanc.
Sweeten the palate with a mouth-watering try coupe tutti fruity (vanilla ice cream, mixed fruit, praline, whipped cream, nuts and granadilla sauce).
Barracuda makes an ideal spot for fresh seafood, great views and bustling ambiance whether it be lunch or dinner.
Simons Town Seafood restaurant
Soak up the authentic harbour flavour while enjoying extensive South African fare right on the waters edge of Bertha’s Restaurant. Pass the time away in a relaxed, warm and informal setting with picturesque views extending across the yacht harbour and False Bay.
Serving the freshest seafood and using only the finest ingredients, Bertha’s Restaurant caters for long lazy lunches and lingering cocktails before being swept away by the romance of the night.
Watch the sunset spill out onto the terrace then pamper your palate with Golden Calamari Strips dressed in a chilli coriander and mango jam before tucking into the catch of the day grilled and served with lemon butter and a choice of rice, salad, mashed potato or chips or seasonal vegetables.
The extensive menu offers platters, meats and poultry, burgers and pastas including vegetarian and salads alongside the most dense and moist Malva pudding smothered with butterscotch sauce and served with cream or ice cream.
Housed on the picturesque water edge fronting the old Town Pier, Bertha’s Restaurant will sweep you off into the sunset with delectable food and soul soothing scenery.
Millers Point Seafood restaurant
Nestled unobtrusively on one of the most scenic coastlines in the Cape, conveniently just outside Simon's Town and en-route to Cape Point, this historical building, once a whaling station, ensures the perfect setting for an idyllic lunch or evening experience. During "whale season", guests often enjoy their meal whilst watching whales cruising along the coastline. Established as a restaurant for 27 years, the Black Marlin has earned a reputation for its stunning seafood, award-winning wine list, attentive service and incredible views.
The garden, with its 100-year-old Camellia Japonica tree and unparalleled ocean views, offers "al fresco dining" or, one may choose to dine within the restaurant. There is also the option to dine within our large glass enclosed function room which offers spectacular views and a huge open grill, where one can watch the vast array of seafood being cooked to perfection.
The Black Marlin offers an extensive menu with the main emphasis on seafood, complimented by the other choices of fine contemporary cuisine. House specialities include Cape Rock Lobster, kingklip spit (grilled kingklip wrapped in bacon and served on skewers), sesame prawns served with peanut satay sauce, seafood platters, oysters and mussels. Through the many years of providing top quality fresh seafood and impeccable service to the locals and foreign tourists, this restaurant has become world famous. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and highly trained
Humewood Seafood restaurant
This unique restaurant is set in The Chapman Hotel in Port Elizabeth. Enjoy your meal inside, or on summer days and evenings, dine alfresco while taking in the beautiful views. Blackbeard's Lookout and Seafood Tavern is also the ideal location for functions. The restaurant is fully licensed and caters for vegetarians and kiddies as well.
The restaurant was named after Blackbeard the Pirate, who was born in Bristol as Edward Teach. In 1718, he was killed by Lieutenant Richard Maynard in a deadly battle.
Besides offering guests amazing seafood dishes, other a la carte options are available, including meat, poultry, vegetarian and Italian dishes.
Humewood Seafood restaurant
Blackbeards Restaurant is the oldest restaurant in Port Elizabeth specialising in seafood. This is a family owned restaurant that has sustained its quality and professional service. Apart from the a la carte seafood menu, Blackbeards also offers a variety of meat, poultry, vegetarian and Italian dishes. The restaurant also caters for various functions. A buffet is served on a Sunday. Keep an eye out for the daily specials.
Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 09:00;
Saturday to Sunday: 07:30 - 10:00.
Monday to Sunday: 18:00 until late.
Oudtshoorn Country restaurant
Peruse the delicious a la carte and buffet menu brimming with local cuisine and excellent award winning wines.
Dine in rustic elegance framed by exposed beams and low ambient lighting with soft copper hue tables draped in traditional patterned tablecloths.
Buffelsdrift specialises in local Karoo cuisine complimented by homemade preserves, chutney, pickles, fresh produce, herbs and bread.
The grand fireplace adds cosy warmth to cold winter evenings and French doors invite the balmy summer evenings in extending out onto the wooden deck.
Wrap the senses in soothing surrounds and delicious cuisine enchanted by the occasional call of the wild at Buffelsdrift Game Lodge in Oudtshoorn.
Vaalwater Country restaurant
Cradled in the poster town of Vaalwater in a shady peaceful garden retreat, the Bush Stop Café is a passport to heavenly cuisine enticed by eclectic charm and rustic ambiance.
A great place to spend the day immersed in laid-back breakfasts or languid lunches feasting from freshly prepared creations such as slow-roasted lamb with garlic, rosemary and mint or smoked salmon with avo, watercress and pickled ginger mayo.
Boasting legendary milkshakes and homemade treats such as refreshing mint and ginger granita or mini lemon cupcakes with beetroot topping, Bush Stop Café entices and invites a wholesome approach to dining in the tranquil surrounds of a shady garden.
Port Alfred Country restaurant
Situated in the town of Alicedale, Bushman Sands Hotel and Golf Course invites warm hospitality and personal service.
Peruse the a la carte menu in elegant country style with influences of Xhosa, English, Afrikaans and Cape Malay cuisine.
Alongside a la carte lunches, evening dinners and hearty breakfasts, Bushman Sands Hotel and Golf Course offers elegant country style dining.
Mossel Bay Seafood restaurant
Acclaimed for ingeniously prepared local seafood specialties, the Café Gannet Restaurant is Mossel Bay's seafood house. Coastal oysters, black mussels and Mossel Bay Sole are delivered daily from the harbour to make a delectable and varied a la carte menu, which includes pizza, salads, meat dishes, light lunches and Rainbow Cuisine.Enjoy a relaxing afternoon followed by cocktails overlooking the Indian Ocean. The Cafe Gannet is a great treat, bound to please the most discerning palate. It’s also very trendy, so bookings are recommended. Open 7 days a week from 7am to 11pm.
McGregor Country restaurant
This country retreat embraces passion, love and tranquillity enticed by fresh country cuisine and decadent wine list. The superb a la carte menu proudly seduces with rolled sirloin served on parmesan mash with a berry and red wine sauce. Vegetarians melt with asparagus and sundried tomato risotto with truffle oil or aglio olio el greco- spaghetti with local olive oil, garlic, fresh basil, grilled haloumi cheese and parmesan shavings.
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