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South Africa Bistro Traditional Restaurants
City Bowl Bistro restaurant
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.
Kensington Ethiopian restaurant
This authentic Ethiopian restaurant serves traditional cuisine that bursts with flavour. Enjoy a large injera with pea stew, potato, spinach, cabbage and more. This dish can be enjoyed vegetarian, or with meat, cooked or uncooked. Other dishes include chicken stew (doro wot), mildly spicy prime rib (key wot), mahiberawi and more. There are many traditional Ethiopian drinks on the menu like black beer and traditional home-made honey beer, but a good wine list is also available.
Nelspruit Indian restaurant
Authentic, burst-with-flavour Indian cuisine can be enjoyed at Adari in Nelspruit. Traditional North and South Indian favourites are served in huge portions at affordable prices. Kadai is fully licensed and is great for larger groups wanting a great culinary experience without the frills and fuss that often detracts from the food.
Cape Town City Centre Ethiopian restaurant
Cape Town City Centre
Traditional Ethiopian dishes are the order of the day at Addis in Cape.
Brilliant service enhances the experience with staff that will gladly explain the menu and guide your selection if required. The decor is as authentic as the food with traditional Ethiopian furnishings and colour palettes.
A must-try experience, Addis in Cape is a culinary trip through Ethiopia you won’t soon forget!
Fordsburg Indian restaurant
This simple Indian restaurant serves food that is anything but. Steak roti rolls, kebab roti rolls, typically South African bunny chows and a mouthwatering mushroom and paneer curry are just some of the amazingly authentic dishes on offer. Try the potato and cheese paratha and the signature dish, the Al Makka Special Beef, soft, torn meat in curry. No alcohol is served but a great selection of non-alcoholic drinks are offered. The restaurant offers a take-away service as well.
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.
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.
Sandton Bistro restaurant
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.
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.
Wynberg Indian restaurant
The lingering aroma of authentic dishes from North and South India wet the appetite as diners peruse the menu brimming with specialties from rogan josh, mughlai lamb and chicken tikka from the north to spicy Madras seafood curries and biryani from the south.
Start with kebabs and spicy pakora pastries mopping up delicious sauce with warm buttery naan bread. Vegetarians are well catered for with dhal, paneer and chana masala dishes.
Cool the palate with a traditional fruit flavoured yogurt drink for a taste of pure India at Bibi’s Kitchen in Wynberg.
Newlands Indian restaurant
The new 'exotic chic' Bihari, one of three in the Western Cape, opened it's doors in April 2009 at Southern Sun Newlands offering diners and curry lovers the finest North Indian cuisine prepared by qualified chefs from this region.The Bihari group bears testimony to the ever magical experience of Indian dining amongst the mother city's diverse locals. Upon entering Bihari Newlands the beautifully handcrafted and noble Bengal Tiger, a significantly powerful and historical creature in India, welcomes guests and transforms an ordinary experience into one of imagination.Bihari's offer an extensive menu of mild to fiery mouth watering fusions from Northern India as well as regional cuisine. Food is prepared in authentic Indian style in the restaurant's tandoor ovens on hot open coals, providing its distinctive flavour. Meals served on heated clay plates or in pots, are not only visually enticing but a culinary delight. Begin your feast with a selection of delectable vegetable, chicken and tandoor starters, samoosas, a choice of no less than seven naan breads and shami kebabs. Mains include a variety of curries and Indian Tandoor items guaranteed to tantalise the tastebuds such as Lamb Rogan Josh - simply mouth watering for those virgin tasters, whilst Lamb Vindaloo is bound to heat things up a few degrees. For seafood lovers, be sure to try the Prawn Korma cooked in an Indian white sauce. Vegetarians will be equally satisfied with their meal, being spoilt for choice with a wide option of curries and tandoor dishes to sample from.
Parkhurst Bistro restaurant
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.
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.
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