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!Khwa ttu Restaurant in Yzerfontein

!Khwa ttu Restaurant

Yzerfontein South African restaurant in Yzerfontein

Located on Grootwater Farm, !Khwa ttu Restaurant entices with lighty, hearty and creative dishes picked fresh from the garden and baked fresh from the oven. Housed in a 40 seater restored original farmhouse, perched on the hills, diners enjoy dining with a view and cooling tea garden complimented by famous vineyard wines. The menu focuses on fresh products, homemade breads and decadent cakes. Weekends beacon 3-course meals and imaginative deserts. Enjoy culinary creations from resident Swiss chef and a menu filled with hearty creativity at !Khwa ttu Restaurant in Darling.

& 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.

12 Decades Rooftop Bar in Johannesburg

12 Decades Rooftop Bar

Johannesburg Light Meals restaurant in Johannesburg

This cool, contemporary hip and happening bar and restaurant is situated on the roof of the beautiful 12 Decades Hotel. 360-Degree views of the city, a great vibe, gourmet-style snack food and a huge and varied drinks menu await guests. The 12 Decades Rooftop Bar is open to the public every Saturday and Sunday from noon until 7 pm. Live DJs and themed afternoons can be enjoyed on certain occasions.

137 High Street in Grahamstown

137 High Street

Grahamstown South African restaurant in Grahamstown

Enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners in intimate surrounds or alfresco in the private courtyard. This home away from home lingers with the aroma of freshly baked bread and old world charm. Enjoy freshly baked scones and cakes baked daily at 137 High Street in Grahamstown.

18th Av Bakery Cafe in Riviera

18th Av Bakery Cafe

Riviera Bistro restaurant in Riviera

Nestled in a leafy suburb 18th Av Bakery Café invites an adventurous approach to dining with an unusual menu brimming with unusual selections. Tasty creations inspired by eclectic creativity come in generous portions, gourmet sandwiches overflow with delicious fillings and hearty farm bread makes for a unique dining experience. The wine list is small, enjoyed on the cool stoep, relaxing in light conversation and bistro ambiance at 18th Av Bakery Café.

27 Cafe in Hatfield

27 Cafe

Hatfield Light Meals restaurant in Hatfield

Light lunches in a designer setting is what you can expect from +27 Cafe. The menu consists mainly of croissants with a variety of gourmet fillings. Try the Gorgonzola and pear combination or the healthy and tasty chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and olive croissant. Mini 'burgers' are also available. The restaurant is not licensed but delectable smoothies, coffees and cappucinos can be enjoyed. +27 Cafe is open from Monday to Friday from 7 am until 6 pm and on Saturdays from 8 am until 2 pm.

27th Café in Hatfield

27th Café

Hatfield South African restaurant in Hatfield

Exuding a designer ambiance and electric collection of works from young designers and photographers, 27th Café is a trendy hotspot on South Street. The menu proffers light meals in a relaxed setting, with great cappucinos and delicious Turkish Strawberry smoothies. Try the gorgonzola and pear croissant or dig into the chicken, sun-dried tomatoes and olive version, for heartier appetites try the three mini burgers in ham, cheese and a plain burger. The low prices make this place very attractive, considering the trendy ambiance and additional gallery.

2B Cuisine in Bryanston

2B Cuisine

Bryanston Light Meals restaurant in Bryanston

Boasting the best breakfasts in town, 2B Cuisine delights light hearted palates with easy dining and delicious dishes. Located in the Epsom Downs Shopping Centre in Bryanston, diners conveniently enjoy kick starting breakfasts such as eggs Benedict, perfectly cooked, languid lunches such as succulent Lamb burgers or sticky palm seared Duck salad alongside gourmet pizzas. The full bakery allows for extra indulgence on home baked cakes or pies and a compact wine list compliments easy going palates at this trendy and airy 2B Cuisine restaurant.

34 South PE in Summerstrand

34 South PE

Summerstrand South African restaurant in Summerstrand

Casual and laidback, 34 Degrees South has latitude. Start with a platter of freshly shucked wild coastal oysters still tasting of salt and sea. Tuck into calamari and mussels done in many ways – in vinaigrette, masala, with peri-peri or with wine and garlic. The herring comes six ways, the fish pates four and the mezze too many ways to mention. Traditional Greek, Spanish and Portuguese themes run through an eclectic menu that highlights Mediterranean flavours – with chicken, ostrich and vegetarian options for diners averse to seafood. With tastebuds still tingling from oysters and bubbly, the mains are sure to tantalise. Signature dishes tempt with fresh line fish brought in through the Knysna Heads, east-coast sole, linefish espetada, Portuguese sardines, jambalaya and seafood paella.

5 Owls Restaurant in Mpumalanga

5 Owls Restaurant

Mpumalanga South African restaurant in Mpumalanga

The atmosphere exudes peacefulness flanked by dramatic cliffs and trickling streams. Savour a memorable 4-course dinner or hearty breakfasts to kick start the day. Lunches revitalise with light and fulfilling selections. This family owned restaurant prides itself on personalised service and is renowned as one of the fine dining experiences in Waterval. Enjoy a meal in intimate surrounds or alfresco in the tea garden. If a languid lunch calls for some sporting time, then bask in the sports pub filling up on pub grub. 5 Owls Restaurant welcomes families and invites relaxation in beautiful surrounds at BergWater Lodge, Waterval.

Abenaki Spur in Mitchell's Plain

Abenaki Spur

Mitchell's Plain South African restaurant in Mitchell's Plain

There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and satisfying meals with great value for money. The steak ranch is famous for their classic burgers made from AAA-grade beef, served with the crispiest chips and Spur’s own recipe for the tastiest onion rings. Every branch is lively, vibrant and incredibly family friendly. There is a kiddies menu and a lovely entertainment area for children. The food is generously portioned, extremely tasty and brilliantly priced.

Acapulco Spur in Bergvliet

Acapulco Spur

Bergvliet South African restaurant in Bergvliet

There are over 237 local Spur steak branches and 28 international ones. Spur offers hearty and satisfying meals with great value for money. The steak ranch is famous for their classic burgers made from AAA-grade beef, served with the crispiest chips and Spur’s own recipe for the tastiest onion rings. Every branch is lively, vibrant and incredibly family friendly. There is a kiddies menu and a lovely entertainment area for children. The food is generously portioned, extremely tasty and brilliantly priced.

Adrian's Bistro in Bredasdorp

Adrian's Bistro

Bredasdorp Bistro restaurant in Bredasdorp

This lovely bistro with large tranquil tea garden is situated in the heart of Bredasdorp. Enjoy breakfast and light lunches in a warm atmosphere as well as delicious home-baked pastries and desserts. Dinner is served on reservation on weekends with a change in menu every weekend.

African Shades in Swellendam

African Shades

Swellendam Light Meals restaurant in Swellendam

Enjoy great food and company in the outside dining area surrounded by beautiful gardens or in front of a roaring fireplace in Winter. African Shades combines unfussy, uncomplicated cuisine with a touch of elegance and relaxed style. Omelettes, delectable pastas, typically South African cinnamon sugar pancakes, home-made wraps and trammezini sarmies are but a few of the filling comforting meals diners can enjoy. A well-stocked bar rounds off a great dining experience.

Afro Square in Brakpan

Afro Square

Brakpan South African restaurant in Brakpan

This upmarket pub and grill in the Tsakane Township just a five-minute drive from Carnival City has a recipe consisting of food, drink, music and a bustling vibe. Great for events, meetings or presentations that will be fully catered for. A varied menu is available and the food is wholesome and hearty. The service is top notch and after dinner, why not meet up in the gentleman's pub on the premises. For a real, authentic South African experience, visit Afro Square.


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