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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.

Abysinia in Kensington


Kensington African restaurant in Kensington

A thoroughly authentic restaurant serving the finest in Ethiopian cuisine. With offerings you won’t find anywhere else such as ting-sour Injera flatbread, Abysinia is the place to go for a truly unique dining experience. For a little of everything, ask for a platter and you will not be disappointed. Prices are incredibly reasonable. The drinks are equally exciting with strong, fresh coffee as well as local and Ethiopian wines. The casual, relaxed ambience and charming service make an experience at Abysinia one to remember.

Acacia Restaurant in Makhado (Louis Trichardt)

Acacia Restaurant

Makhado (Louis Trichardt) African restaurant in Makhado (Louis Trichardt)

Perched at the foothills of the mysterious Soutpansberg Mountains, Acacia Restaurant boasts full English breakfasts and delicious lunches and dinners. The cuisine touches on locally inspired dishes with explosions of taste dominating the palate. Peruse the menu feasting on tasty delights before rounding off a satisfying meal with cooling cocktails or soothing nightcaps under the starry skies in the comfort of the pergola. Acacia Restaurant caters for a delicious dining experience at The Gateway Inn in Makhado (Louis Trichard).

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.

Africa Cafe in Cape Town City Centre

Africa Cafe

Cape Town City Centre African restaurant in Cape Town City Centre

An unforgettable African banquet awaits you at Africa Cafe.With a menu that changes according to season, ensuring that only the freshest and finest ingredients are used in the preparation of the delicious dishes, Africa Cafe has true African dining perfected.Superbly warm and friendly staff are on hand and happy to take diners through the exciting offerings and will happily explain the authentic decor and paintings that adorn the walls.A healthy following of both tourists and locals make for an eclectic ambience, enhanced by the sound of drums and singing staff members!

AmaZink in Stellenbosch


Stellenbosch African restaurant in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch’s Kayamandi (an informal settlement area) may not scream location- location- location for restaurant venue, but is home to AmaZink Eatery. The restaurant delivers a novel African eating experience that embraces and simultaneously invests in the local Stellenbosch community. The African theme of the restaurant is seen through to every detail. The décor is bold and loud in colour and service is hearty and friendly. All the traditional fare is unpretentious and prepared on wood burning fires. Even the beer is home brewed. Expect local favourites like pap and wors, but perhaps not quite as rustic as authenticity demands. With Bertus Basson (celebrity chef and co-owner of Overture Restaurant) overseeing the menu, there is a definite contemporary take on the local delicacies. The restaurant offers a wine list that supports farmers in the immediate vicinity. With prominent businessmen investing, AmaZink Eatery forms part of the Ikhaya Trust Centre and is driven to make a contribution to the social uplifting of the area. Inline with the venture’s policy, only locals to Kayamandi are employed at AmaZink.

Beach Bistro Restaurant in Milnerton

Beach Bistro Restaurant

Milnerton Bistro restaurant in Milnerton

With a backdrop of Table Mountain and Robin Island, and miles of sandy beaches, Beach Bistro Restaurant is the perfect place to indulge in the setting sun and mouth-watering cuisine. From delicious buffet breakfasts laden with fresh fruits, pastries and continental offerings to light lunches on the terrace enjoyed next to the sparkling pool. The menu explodes with choice starting with breakfasts, salads, toasties, pizza, burgers and Beach Bistro baskets for lighter meals and the full a la carte dinner tempts with traditional local cuisine. Try the Karoo lamb chops, potjie, bobotie, a succulent steak or fresh line fish or frolic in contemporary European dishes with a hint of Mediterranean influence. The extensive wine list alongside decadent dessert of chocolate gateaux fresh fruit and ice cream or cheese platter rounded off with a port or cognac completes the experience. Indulge in true Cape hospitality with a romantic dinner for two or celebrate something special with friends and family at Beach Bistro Restaurant in Milnerton.

Bistro @ 59 in Lydenburg

Bistro @ 59

Lydenburg Bistro restaurant in Lydenburg

Located in the historic town of Lydenberg, Bistro @ 59 secures a serene atmosphere and architecture that embraces nostalgic periods of a bygone era. Indulge the spirit further with a therapeutic shopping at the onsite décor warehouse after or before a scrumptious meal at Bistro @ 59 in Lydenburg.

Bistro @ The Peech in Johannesburg

Bistro @ The Peech

Johannesburg Bistro restaurant in Johannesburg

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, Bistro @ The Peech offers indoor dining or popular summer alfresco overlooking the pool and abundant gardens. Sandstone floors and deep leather couches invite relaxation as diners peruse the delicious menu created from locally sourced ingredients, home grown herbs and 100% pasteurised Lamb and beef. The menu embraces simplicity and flavour brimming with signature dishes and flowing champagne bar. Whether celebrating breakfast, lunch or dinner, Bistro @ The Peech savours any- occasion dining with decadent cuisine and flowing champagne.

Bistro 277 on Main in Bryanston

Bistro 277 on Main

Bryanston Bistro restaurant in Bryanston

Offering truly cross cultural cuisine with delightful French classics as well as South African dishes, Bistro 277 on Main is a great place for even greater food. For the vegetarians, there is a mouth-watering array of salads in both starter and main course sizes as well as other creative and diverse options. With an impressive wine list to round off a superb menu and dining experience, Bistro 277 on Main will be an evening you won’t want to end.

Bistro on the Lake in Sedgefield

Bistro on the Lake

Sedgefield Bistro restaurant in Sedgefield

Perched along the shimmering shores of Lake Pleasant Living, enjoying far-reaching views and cooling breezes, Bistro on the Lake slows down the palate and conversation with delectable cuisine and breathtaking views for a lingering awe inspiring dining experience. Offering an array of seafood and contemporary dishes overlooking the lake, patrons can indulge in superb food complimented by unobtrusive service and good wine with the occasional silence broken by fish eagle. Whether enjoying a hearty breakfast, lingering lunch or romantic dinner, Bistro on the Lake seduces the senses with mouth-watering cuisine, languid dining and friendly service immersed in a tranquil setting that captures the essence of relaxation.

Bistro Seven in Darling

Bistro Seven

Darling Bistro restaurant in Darling

Housed in a lovely cottage, extended by a small garden scattered with tables and chair, Bistro Seven welcomes country cuisine at its best. Dine indoors warmed by intimate surrounds and crisp blue checked tablecloths before lingering in the cosy bar with a warming nightcap. Try hearty soups, juicy steaks, crisp salads complimented by a small but well partnered wine list at Bistro Seven in Darling.

Bistro Vine in Parkhurst

Bistro Vine

Parkhurst Bistro restaurant in Parkhurst

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.

Bizerca Bistro in V & A Waterfront

Bizerca Bistro

V & A Waterfront Bistro restaurant in V & A Waterfront

Enjoy a variety of sumptuous dishes at this stylish and internationally-acclaimed restaurant. Booking is essential. An extensive wine list to accompany the extensive offerings is a pleasure and features both local and international wines. Superb attention has been paid to the decor with a palette of black and white and bold, modern shapes and patterns. Friendly and attentive service assures a brilliant dining experience to repeat time and again.

Bloemendal Restaurant in Durbanville

Bloemendal Restaurant

Durbanville African restaurant in Durbanville

A versatile and elegant venue perched atop one of the highest hills in the Northern Suburbs, Bloemendal Restaurant is the place to be at for whatever you are after of a dining experience. The evenings are filled with entertainment from guest speakers, dancing, music and singing and with warm and attentive hospitality, you won’t want to miss out on a night at the Bloemendal Restaurant.


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