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Gardens Bistro restaurant
This contemporary, stylish and vibey restaurant is situated in the popular Gardens Centre in Cape Town. The interior is sleek but warm and the ambience bustling. The restaurant has an inside and patio section and can seat up to 120 guests. The quirky 'cat' theme adds to the individuality and uniqueness of this trendy spot.
The menu offers something for everyone, good food and sizable portions at affordable rates. Late risers can enjoy the popular all-day breakfasts. The gourmet burgers and fresh seafood will also not disappoint. For the sweet tooth there is a variety of muffins and freshly baked homemade cakes on offer.
Blue Cat Cafe has become a popular meeting place for people from all walks of life and this flexibility and variety shines through in the atmosphere, service, detail and food.
Oudtshoorn Bistro restaurant
A menu filled with ostrich meat dishes caters for visitors to the renowned Cango Caves. Breakfasts, light lunches, main courses and desserts can be enjoyed. Dishes include salads, burgers and succulent Karoo lamb and set menus are available for groups featuring Asian, Indian and Western cuisine. Groups need to book in advance.
Bloubergstrand Bistro restaurant
Think pizza! Generously topped with a multitude of choices or hearty burgers and succulent fish and chips.
Bustling with activity on Sunday especially, the grass-covered lawns strewn with sun worshippers enjoy spectacular views and tasty meals.
The prize winning wine list offers extensive wine and beer choices perfectly suited to enjoy alfresco or along themed dinner nights.
Robertson Bistro restaurant
Freshly baked on the premises daily and with an assortment of jams and other accompaniments, Bodega do Vinho is a delight for the tastebuds.
An enticing aroma of coffee and freshly baked fare make for a truly inviting atmosphere that puts diners at ease and encourages relaxation. To help with the escape from the hustle and bustle, outside is a children’s play area that is also dog-friendly so the parents can really enjoy their leisure time at Bodega do Vinho.
Cape Town Bistro restaurant
An unfussy menu inspired by the famed grill rooms of cultural centres such as Paris, New York and Chicago, offers prime meat cuts, half free range chicken, seafood and pasta dishes.
Staples include the mussels (served steamed in white wine, mascarpone cheese, garlic and herbs), prawn cocktail (a pre-nouvelle cuisine classic served with avocado all year round), macaroni and cheese pot (a more-ish must), lamb cutlets (served with mushy peas), Bouillabaisse (classic French seafood soup) and crème brûlée (a perpetual crowd-pleaser).
Franschhoek Bistro restaurant
Located in the breath taking beauty of the Stellenbosch winelands Boschendal Wine Estate offers its visitors Le Café for a laid back breakfast or lunch venue.
The eatery is housed in the original slave quarters of the farm. Enjoy a light summer lunch or tea time treat in the cool that the canopy of ancient oak trees provide. Parents will appreciate the lawn as a place of play (amongst the ducks) for the children. In winter guests will feel right at home indoors in front the cosy fireplace.
The restaurant has a change of menu at winter, when warm bredies and Bobotie are called for. The summer offerings include home-made lemonade and the best scones. Other menu items include omelets, Quesidillas, salads, and quiche. Desserts range from cheese cakes to Ice –cream Sundays and Pavlova.
The restaurant also has a selection of Boschendal’s finest wines to round off lunch.
The estate also offers deli style picnics (Le Pique Nique) and houses a buffet restaurant (Boschendal Le Restaurant).
Claremont Grills restaurant
Chalkboards wet the appetite with spreads of lamb shank, oxtail and venison, succulently prepared and garnished with all the trimmings and sauces. Retro specialities such as pepper steak, sole meuniere and malva pudding serve up delightful alternatives to the traditional ambience of steakhouses.
Brad’s Grill provides a bustling atmosphere with a casual attitude ideal for hearty diners and provides a good selection of Cape wines ideal for complimenting flavourful grills.
Mossel Bay Bistro restaurant
Bravo lounge is situated in the Garden Route Casino and is a trendy and stylish bar-lounge serving both food and drinks. This upmarket dining option caters for groups of up to 200 people and often hosts local entertainers like Elvis Blue, Heinz Winkler and Charlize Berg, just to name a few.
The Bravo lounge is also a great venue to enjoy a light lunch, whilst surfing the internet utilizing their free Wi-Fi facilities.
Hermanus Steakhouse restaurant
With a motto like “Life’s too short for bad food.” B’s Steak House in the seaside town of Hermanus certainly lives up to its claim. B’s has won and been runners up for the Steak House of the Year Award (1999, 2000 and 2001). So, what to expect? Steak prepared to perfection.
The relaxed atmosphere of the restaurant has a ‘Sante Fe’ feel with its orange and blue colour scheme which is enhanced by the solid wooden furnishings and airy double volume ceiling. The loft area creates a relaxed post pudding space for guests to linger a little longer and indulge in a good brandy and a Cuban cigar.
And then there’s the steak. With a descriptive chart to guide on preference of preparation, one can be guaranteed that B’s will go to great lengths provide its patrons with steak as they like it. Firm menu favourites include the Chateaubriand and Carpetbagger.
Not only does B’s offer the very best steaks, but as an essential compliment to any steak meal, its wine list is also award winning (Diners Club award).
Visitors also do not have to go home empty handed. Meat products such as steak, wors and biltong as well as a range of sauces can now be purchased from the restaurant’s new butchery counter.
Cradock Steakhouse restaurant
Buffalo Dan's Steakhouse serves the juiciest steaks in the town of Craddock. This friendly establishment aims to create a welcoming atmosphere for everyone to enjoy. Bring the whole family! Look forward to good food, good wine and good company. They are open for lunch and dinner daily.
Woodmead Grills restaurant
Meat meat and meat is what Butcher Block is all about. Only triple A cut beef is served and perfectly prepared to diners tastes. Fish, chicken and vegetarian options are also offered. Starters like the three-sauce calamari and the potato skins with bacon, peppers, cheddar, mushrooms and onions are indulgences that are must-tries.
Pietermaritzburg Grills restaurant
This elegant restaurant is situated in Pietermaritzburg and has become a hub of sorts for meat lovers. Great steaks fly out the kitchen and if you are a meat eater you simply have to try one. Vegetarian options and fish dishes are also available. Dessert is just as much of a treat with delicacies such as the Amarula chocolate cheesecake. A wine cellar on the premises ensures that you can enjoy a vintage of choice.
Glenwood Grills restaurant
Butcher Block in Glenwood is located in the Glenwood Village, on 397 Che Guevara Road in Glenwood, directly opposite the Glenwood SuperSpar.
The restaurant serves daily specials for breakfast, lunch and dinner and includes a smoking section and a coffee shop. A fully licensed and well-stocked bar is also on the premises.
Although the menu is comprehensive - anything from a hearty oxtail to seafood combos, chicken and prawn curry and gourmet burgers – Butcher Block, as the name suggests, is very big on steak.
Umhlanga Steakhouse restaurant
A carnivore’s dream, Butcher Boys provides a superb dining experience with perfectly aged steaks.
Those who don’t fancy red meat aren’t left out. There is a splendid selection of line fish, prawn, calamari and chicken dishes.
Of course, a hearty steak dinner is not complete without a bottle of the best and Butcher Boys know this. A temperature controlled cellar houses an eclectic selection of South African wines from estates in and around the Cape.
With simple decor that invites you in and creates a warm ambience and a team of dedicated and knowledgeable staff, Butcher Boys will be a dining experience to repeat again and again.
Sea Point Grills restaurant
Located at the foot of Glengariff Road, lit by a neon signage and an art deco look, Buzbey Grill caters to regular clientele with consistently good service, food and attention.
The open kitchen flows out onto the dining area alongside the curved bar and classic pictures of singers swagging their stuff in jazz and blue.
The menu bursts with favourites such as pan-fried calamari - whole baby calamari cooked in garlic & chilli sauce is one of Buzbey’s classic starters, ideal as a starter or main dish. And the black mussels cooked in a white wine sauce so rich and delicious.
The legendary pan fried pepper steak rubbed in cracked pepper with a brandy and creamed sauce and is a must for the first time visitor to Buzbey.
Visit legendary Buzbey Grill in Sea Point and discover why so many people flock and support one of Cape Town’s oldest establishments.
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