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Robben Island
(Central One) Restaurant and Bar in Sandton

(Central One) Restaurant and Bar

Sandton International restaurant in Sandton

This chic and stylish restaurant intoxicates local and international foodies with upmarket cuisine in a relaxed and social environment. Housed inside the renowned Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel in the heart of Sandton, diners peruse the menu laced with exciting combinations fresh yet uncomplicated. The speciality Lobster cappuccino immerses the palate in taste explosions while the hanger steak satisfies with full bodied flavour boasting popularity as the new up and coming cut of beef. The menu delivers a gastronomic journey staring with green asparagus sabayon, cepe mushroom and sundried tomato salsa for starter. The popular hanger steak from the grill weighs in at 260gr dressed in a variety of sauces, of which the cracked black pepper sauce with brandy and thyme hits the spot. Enjoy with a serving of French fries dusted with seasoning salt and cocotte of seasonal vegetables. Desert calls for a chocolate Southern Comfort mousse flanked with wild berry ice cream and crème de cassis coulis. (Central One) Restaurant and Bar indulges with sophisticated and electric dining in the Radisson Blue Hotel at the corner of Rivonia Road & West Street in Sandton.

1 on Park  in Bloemfontein

1 on Park

Bloemfontein Fine Dining restaurant in Bloemfontein

1 on Park is used as the training facility for third-year graduate students at the Central University of Technology. A seven-course menu is produced by students of the culinary arts and the beautiful, romantic interior adds to the elegance and upmarket feel. The menu is seasonal and changes all the time. A seven-course degustation menu, composed by chef Sune Niemand, is served by trained hotel-school student waiters. No expense is spared on the fine silver cutlery and crystal glassware, which add to the intimate and romantic atmosphere. The set menu offers treats and masterpieces like the blue cheese souffle with plum preserve and a dark chocolate fondant with white chocolate veloute.

10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate in Houghton

10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate

Houghton International restaurant in Houghton

Appetising and appealing brimming with inspirational signature dishes, diners discover personal attention and a large selection of culinary delights that cater for all occasions. Enjoy an unforgettable dining experience in elegance and style. Inspired by fresh ingredients and contemporary food trends, the dishes remain simple and fresh, yet appetising and inspirational. From fresh continental breakfasts, daily buffets and a la carte dinner menu, delectable dishes grace the palate complimented by a diversity of flavours. Start the day with silky eggs Benedict or a delicious deli style lunch that remain light, healthy and wholesome. Dinner boasts succulent dishes such as the beef fillet and fresh line fish alongside other gourmet delights. 10 2nd Avenue Houghton Estate inspires an unforgettable dining experience that embraces fresh and whole contemporary food trends.

101 at The Protea in Free State

101 at The Protea

Free State Contemporary restaurant in Free State

Relax by the fireplace in winter or enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the bar and lounge area or next to the swimming pool. 101 at Protea invites diners with an elegant ambient feel. An excellent menu is available that serves dishes to suit all palates. Along with a wide varieties of wines to choose from, the gourmet cuisine remains unpretentious and tasteful.

1800 Degrees in Green Point

1800 Degrees

Green Point Steakhouse restaurant in Green Point

This upmarket grill room offers a one-of-a-kind dining experience in a vibrant, classy environment. An extensive range of wines, fine cocktails and drinks work effortlessly alongside the menu and melt-in-your-mouth meat dishes puts this premier dining experience in a league of its own. For the most succulent and superb beef, always cooked at 1800º Fahrenheit, 1800° is the place to be. This is the ideal setting for that all-important business meeting or for discerning patrons in search of a refined meal and professional service. The beef and other meats are grass and grain fed and carefully matured to ensure the finest flavour and the most tender cuts. 1800° prides itself on innovative thinking, superb service and exceptional presentation.

5 Rooms in Constantia

5 Rooms

Constantia Fine Dining restaurant in Constantia

5 Rooms restaurant can be found on the beautiful Alphen Estate in Constantia. The restaurant is set in the historic Manor House which creates an Old World, stylish atmosphere that exudes the class and elegance of bygone eras. The interior is filled with antiques juxtaposed by modern, fine dining cuisine. The menu caters for all tastes and meat, seafood and vegetarian options are varied and plentiful. Only the freshest produce is used and this shines through in the bursts of flavour delivered on every plate. Try the imaginative Fish Tank, a mix of seafood served in a glass fish bowl - what an experience. The lamb trilogy is also a favourite and comprises lamb loin, lamb tortellini and a succulent lamb cutlet. A great, extensive wine list and a range of other beverages including whiskeys and smooth cognacs are served to complement the cuisine. This is the ideal setting for private functions and special occasions and proves to be a treat for the laymen, the foodie and the connoisseur.

6 Spin Street Restaurant in City Bowl

6 Spin Street Restaurant

City Bowl International restaurant in City Bowl

Nurtured through painstaking restoration in a building dating back to 1902, the character breathers throughout the space, leading into several inter leading rooms, heightened by high ceilings and parquet flooring to create a statement that exudes elegant grandeur. The jaw dropping surrounds and sophisticated menu is aimed at the more refined palate offering choices such as cheese soufflé served with herbs and mustard cream, Duck served with a traditional orange sauce. The restaurant shares space with a bookshop and art gallery showcasing the most exquisite art. Browse masterpieces before indulging in fine cuisine at 6 Spin Street and experience fine dining at its best.

8 at The Towers in Sandton

8 at The Towers

Sandton International restaurant in Sandton

Within the impressive Michelangelo Towers in the bustling CBD of Sandton is 8 @ The Towers. This diverse and high profile restaurant excludes no one and caters for everyone. Whether you want an early breakfast to get your day off to the right start or a sumptuous late night treat, 8@ The Towers accommodates. Decadent furnishings and a menu that leaves you wanting for nothing make this restaurant an all-round winner and somewhere you’ll want to keep coming back to again and again.

95 Keerom in City Centre

95 Keerom

City Centre Italian restaurant in 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.

Admirals Buffet Restaurant in Mossel Bay

Admirals Buffet Restaurant

Mossel Bay Buffet restaurant in Mossel Bay

Nestled within the scenic Garden Route lies Admirals Buffet Restaurant, a culinary delight aimed to please the most discerning palates. Offering tranquil views onto a golf estate dressed in lush carpets and comfortable seating, patrons can relax in the quaint and private nooks and crannies while feasting on delicious starters, stews, bakes and old time classics. Enjoy hearty roasts, grills and stir-fry selections brimming with steaming vegetables before conquering the delectable desert section oozing indulgent peppermint tarty chocolate mouse, moist malva puddings or trifle drenched with red maple syrup. Admirals Buffet Restaurant embraces innovative buffet dining with comfort and style flattered by the scenic Garden route and rolling green hills.

Afrique Boutique Hotel Restaurant in East Rand

Afrique Boutique Hotel Restaurant

East Rand Contemporary restaurant in East Rand

Afrique offers outstanding food, service and hospitality. This upmarket fine dining experience can be found in the acclaimed Afrique Boutique Hotel and is a must for special occasions. The menu offers great food, from contemporary mains to light meals and breakfasts. A wide selection of beverages are also available. THe restaurant serves as a great venue for private functions as well.

Afternoon Tea in Cape Town

Afternoon Tea

Cape Town Light Meals restaurant in Cape Town

Original paintings adorn olive coloured walls, heightened by a bamboo ceiling and iron candelabras. The roaring fireplace adds warmth and homely ambiance during winter and the outdoor leafy setting embraces summer and spring. The menu touches upon Asian specialties, Mediterranean dishes, Thai and South African fusion. Think lamb shank and chicken pie, tom yum soup and Moroccan couscous salad. A standard wine list and boutique wines compliment the flavours and ambiance at this delightful eatery in Mowbray.

Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant in Durban

Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant

Durban South African restaurant in Durban

This culinary journey onboard Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant offers a different and exciting fine dining experience. Sailing all year round and within the scenic and tranquil waters of Durban Harbour, diners experience a spacious and elegant dining saloon, flanked by scenic ocean vistas and marine wildlife. Serving freshly prepared fine foods for breakfast, lunch, dinner and champagne sunset; the menu extends varied choices and dining styles. Choose from the American-style brunch – This 2 1/5 hour 3-course American style brunch cruise welcomes aboard with a glass of fresh orange juice, and 3-course brunch complete with a full English breakfast, hash brown potatoes, hot muffins, apple pie and cream. The a la carte lunch and candlelit dinner cruises from 12noon to 3.00pm. The Dinner cruise is from 7pm to 10pm. The fork lunch and dinner is a three hour cruise, during which a two course meal is served, with choices from the a la carte menu suitable for eating with just a fork. Finally the champagne sunset welcomes aboard with a glass of champagne, and a fully-stocked bar. Throughout the course of the cruise the galley crew serve trays of hot and cold canapés. The Allen Gardiner Harbour Cruise Restaurant offers diners the chance to explore the scenic surrounds of Durban harbour while tantalising the taste buds with decadent fare.

Allora Ristorante in Franschhoek

Allora Ristorante

Franschhoek Italian restaurant in Franschhoek

Superb Mediterranean cuisine, with a particular emphasis on the best that Italian fare has to offer is the order of the day at Allora, Franschhoek. A cosy interior makes this spot a great venue for colder weather and when the sun is shining, a courtyard area accommodates those who prefer to dine al fresco. A superb spot to enjoy a culinary journey to the Med, give Allora Ristorante a try.

Ami Restaurant and Champagne Bar in Randburg

Ami Restaurant and Champagne Bar

Randburg Fine Dining restaurant in Randburg

Stylish yet laid back, Ami Restaurant and Champagne Bar hints glamour and true white table cloth hospitality for an intimate dining experience with contemporary French touches. The décor whispers bold black, white and gold décor with a boutique feel that touches on elegant French classics yet remaining contemporary. Dining at Ami Restaurant and Champagne Bar is a grand affair. The menu captures dishes with recettes de cuisine and a fusion of South African, French and traditional. Whether dining on breakfast, lunch or a la carte, Ami Restaurant and Champagne Bar marries one of the best wine and champagne lists in Johannesburg alongside a dedicated desert menu. Diners enrobe the palate in delights such as Chinese beef - teriyaki beef strips, nectarines, tomato, sprouts, mushroom and the Mediterranean calamari - grilled with kalamata olives and sun-dried tomatoes. Dinner calls for secluded intimacy laced with champagne blanched duck with aubergine and cinnamon stuffed cos lettuce, flambéed in a sweet orange and gran marnier sauce. The tender, melt-in-the-mouth Moroccan lamb shank with coriander mash spring rolls and roasted mushrooms leave the palate yearning in nostalgia concluded by delicately sinful lavender crème brulé. Ami Restaurant and Champagne Bar provides opulent sophistication and decadent dining for a true white table cloth hospitality experience.

 

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