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99 on Cape and Little Zorbas in Mill Park

99 on Cape and Little Zorbas

Mill Park Mediterranean restaurant in Mill Park

99 on Cape was originally a family home in the 1900s and converted into a ‘rest stop’ on one of the main roads in Port Elizabeth. Now a well-known establishment, this restaurant offers Mediterranean influenced cuisine such as Portuguese fillet and Moroccan lamb dishes. The venue is open for function hire. Just off 99 on Cape is the Little Zorba offering only Greek cuisine. Trading hours: Tuesday to Friday – 10 am to 3 pm; 5:30 pm to 10 pm; Saturday – 5:30 pm to 10 pm.

A2A at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom in Durban North

A2A at Sibaya Casino and Entertainment Kingdom

Durban North Buffet restaurant in Durban North

This vibrant Afro setting invites a welcoming African hospitality infused with tastes from around the globe enrobed in ethic murals and plush seating. With over 100 dishes from Africa, Middle East and Asia to choose from including a large selection of starters and salads, diners can immerse the palate in global cuisine with tantalising creations of oxtail, samp and beans, stir-fries, Moroccan pitas and traditional Durban curries. Boasting over 12 different ice creams and array of cold deserts, A2A is a culinary dream garnished with seven island buffet stations including a complimentary bottomless soda fountain to cool off the palate. This delicious buffet feast embraces a fresh and quality approach to dining with exceptional value for money for the whole family.

Abysinia in Kensington

Abysinia

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).

Adesso in Rondebosch

Adesso

Rondebosch Mediterranean restaurant in Rondebosch

A bustling and lively spot, Adesso is quickly becoming the only place to be in the Southern suburbs. Serving superb Italian cuisine in a friendly and vibrant environment, it is no wonder that Adesso is amassing a large loyal following. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, diners can enjoy the finest coffee and a mouth-watering cake selection. A superb venue for parties and events, Adesso is a versatile and exciting restaurant.

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.

Admirals Galley Buffet Restaurant in Walmer

Admirals Galley Buffet Restaurant

Walmer Buffet restaurant in Walmer

Admirals Galley Buffet Restaurant is a must for any local or visitor to Port Elizabeth. This spacious restaurant offers a buffet that cannot be resisted. There is something for everyone with over 111 dishes! Try anything from your traditional stews, crisp salads, and mussel starters to exotic dishes like crocodile, mopani worms and kangaroo. Then try tackling the dessert section. This restaurant will have you coming back for more the next day, and the next. Admirals is open every day of the week; lunch is served from 12:00 to 16:00 and dinner from 18:00 until late.

Africa Cafe in City Centre

Africa Cafe

City Centre African restaurant in 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!

Al Nafoora in Cape Town

Al Nafoora

Cape Town Mediterranean restaurant in Cape Town

For a brilliant breakfast, a light lunch or a sumptuous supper, Al Nafoora always provides the best options.This Mediterranean restaurant proffers a wide variety of breakfast options to help you start the day properly. For lunch and dinner there is a superb a la carte menu with a great selection of dishes including fresh fish and delicious mezze.The atmosphere is relaxed and laid back but still upmarket, making your dining experience at Al Nafoora a special but affordable event.Experience wonderful food and warm Cape hospitality at Al Nafoora.

Alexia's  in Big Bay

Alexia's

Big Bay Mediterranean restaurant in Big Bay

A hidden gem in Big Bay, Alexia’s restaurant is a Greek influenced Mediterranean restaurant that offers a variety of deliciously authentic meals. With views across Table Bay towards Table Mountain and the Cape Town, Alexia’s is the perfect place to sit back, sip on a cool glass of vino and take in the amazing views of the Mother City while delighting in delicious food.

AmaZink in Stellenbosch

AmaZink

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.

Aqua Restaurant in Green Point

Aqua Restaurant

Green Point Mediterranean restaurant in Green Point

Flanked by a 20 liter salt water fish tank, Aqua sets the mood with pleasant alfresco dining serving old favourites like calamari and haloumi to popular Mediterranean platters brimming with dolmades, pita, haloumi, meatballs and many more. Share a platter sample a mixture of calamari, line fish, mussels with a creamy sauce and lemon grilled prawns For the meat lovers, try the sizzling the Lamb Cutlets served with pita bread, tzatziki, fries and salad rounding of your Greek experience with a traditional dessert Ekmek - baked phyllo pastry topped with custard and finished with a sweetened cream, roasted almonds and a cherry.

Azura Restaurant in Salt Rock

Azura Restaurant

Salt Rock Mediterranean restaurant in Salt Rock

Cradled in the scenic beachside resort of Ballito, Azura Restaurant refreshes the palate with cooling cocktails, romantic dinners and alfresco lunches flanked by ocean views and trailing sunsets. Enjoy an array of dishes ranging from Mediterranean style fare to succulent steaks and Portuguese style chicken. The comprehensive menu boasts delicious grilled steaks, succulent prawns, tender calamari, peri-peri chicken, fresh and delicious seafood dishes as well as combos. Dine alfresco on the wooden deck or by candlelight under a blanket of stars, Azura Restaurant swaddles the palate with a taste of the ocean touched by the murmur of contented chatter.

Baba Ganoush in City Bowl

Baba Ganoush

City Bowl Mediterranean restaurant in City Bowl

Nostalgic photos adorn the walls, rustic kitchen equipment dangle from chandeliers and colourful meals are best eaten with mismatched Victorian cutlery in this cute, kitch and cosy eatery in Loop Street. The menu focuses on wholesome meals, handwritten on a collection of blackboards. Flavours of the Middle East infused with a touch of Boerekos add a distinct flare to dining while traditional servings of lamb shawarma hit the spot. Round off the meal with a selection of rocky road brownies, cupcakes galore and lemon meringue. Cool the palate with a Frankie cinnamon cola or warming Arabic coffee infused with cardomon and cloves after indulging the menu.

Bambanani in Melville

Bambanani

Melville Mediterranean restaurant in Melville

Long tables scattered throughout set off interesting varieties of paintings with a designated children’s area, thoughtfully designed to incorporate busy little minds for much needed relaxation for parents. Boasting a three level story, multi coloured climbing frame, a games room and designated play area with seating for child minders, Bambanani keeps little minds busy and well fed with delightful kiddies favourites. The menu excites the traditional favourites such as macaroni and cheese and fish fingers and mash to mention a few. Adults indulge and extensive menu boasting Mediterranean cuisine and tasty tapas such as beef Carpaccio with celery, parmigiano shavings and a lemon dressing or grilled aubergines marinated in olive oil, garlic and parsley. For seafood delights try the prawns with chilli, coriander and lime butter. More substantial meals are on offer such as beef or veggie burgers with red onions and frites or a salad. Fillet steak, pork ribs and grilled whole baby chicken with peri-peri sauce.

 

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