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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.

Al Dente Restaurant and Deli in Somerset West

Al Dente Restaurant and Deli

Somerset West Italian restaurant in Somerset West

Located along Dirkie Uys Street, Al Dente is your traditional trattoria. A delightful venue offering the usual Italian delights tossed with the welcoming aroma of homemade sauces and crusty pizzas. Fresh pasta takes centre stage accompanied by a small wine list and imported Italian blends too. Popular dishes such as steaming Napolitano pasta speaks volumes yet remains simple with distinctive flavours and heaps of fresh ingredients. The deli offers homemade pasta, cured meats and imported Italian ingredients.

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 service.al 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 estates.al 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.

AL63 in Glenashley

AL63

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.

Amarcord in Illovo

Amarcord

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

Andiamo

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.

Anita's Tavern in Port Nolloth

Anita's Tavern

Port Nolloth Seafood restaurant in Port Nolloth

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.

Apre's in Stellenbosch

Apre's

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.

Azuri  in Boksburg

Azuri

Boksburg Italian restaurant in Boksburg

Azuri combines relaxed, unpretentious food with a touch of class. Here you will find pizzas, pastas, and even creative, imaginative salads. A great drinks menu complements the cuisine and has something for everyone. Enjoy a lazy meal with family and friends and find out why their motto, 'pizza to cure the blues', is just right.

Bardelli's in Kenilworth

Bardelli's

Kenilworth Italian restaurant in Kenilworth

Located in the leafy Southern suburbs of Kenilworth in a house built in the late 18 hundreds, Bardelli’s best-kept secret lies in their great quality food served in generous portions and fantastic value for money. Sourcing only the finest local products and imported ingredients with award winning pizza, fresh salads, calamari and fillet options, Bardelli caters for simple and complex palates with ease and passion Italians are so renowned for. Upon arrival, delight your senses with the smell of hearty pasta and thin crust pizzas lingering in the wood-fired oven touched by the subtle sounds of Italian café style music in the background. Tables chequered in red and white warmed by flickering candle lights make for a cosy and intimate dining experience with cooling wooden tables and chairs enhanced by the mysterious memorabilia of old Italy. This small family friendly restaurant offers a relaxed atmosphere and comprehensive menu with a well-priced wine list and delectable choices of local and international deserts.

Barracudas in Fish Hoek

Barracudas

Fish Hoek Seafood restaurant in Fish Hoek

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.

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.

Bella Casa in Westdene

Bella Casa

Westdene Italian restaurant in Westdene

Bella Casa is a popular Italian Trattoria in Bloemfontein that caters an expansive dining choice in cheerful surrounds. The décor sets the mood with blue chequered table cloths laden with generous portions of Italian delights and the murmur of contented chatter. Summer invites courtyard dining and festive ambiance brimming with fruity Sangria jugs.

 

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