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Adesso in Rondebosch


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.

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


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.

Alpenstube in Hout Bay


Hout Bay German restaurant in Hout Bay

Having spent their entire working lives in the food and hospitality industry - both locally and internationally - new owners, Kurt and Petra Schramm, have all the right qualifications to firmly place Alpenstube on the destination restaurant map in the picturesque surrounds of Hout Bay. Much needed improvements include a new front patio, a revamped outside bar and beer garden, and a fireplace for the cold winters. Alpenstube offers a very versatile indoor-outdoor dining experience where you can relax and savour an imported German draught beer in the garden, have coffee and homemade pastries on the front patio, and enjoy a leisurely lunch or intimate dinner in the cosy interior. Aside from its large following of locals who carry them through the winter months, Alpenstube is fortunate to have many overseas visitors – German, Dutch and English - who, like the swallows, return year after year to their favourite Hout Bay haunt. Now open at lunch time, the well-priced menu features traditional specialties such as Geschnetzeltes, thinly sliced port fillet in a creamy mushroom sauce, alongside light meals such as the Chef’s Burger, seasonal salads and a couple of soups. Master Chef Kurt has thoughtfully included several menu items specifically for children so that Alpenstube can be enjoyed by the whole family. The signature dish must surely be the traditional Eisbein, but please call in advance to check availability. Other dinner recommendations are the grilled Fillet Steak, as well as Schnitzels to suit all tastes – pork, veal and chicken. You will also find fresh fish on the menu when available from the harbor. The pastries, desserts and cakes are all homemade, so why not indulge in whatever takes your fancy.

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


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.

Bamboo Sushi Lounge in Umhlanga

Bamboo Sushi Lounge

Umhlanga Sushi restaurant in Umhlanga

Bamboo Sushi Lounge is a relaxed and comfortable restaurant. If you have a craving for excellent fresh sushi that is affordable, this is the place you want to head to. The service is friendly and the area safe. Ask about their daily specials and you won’t go wrong. Trading hours: Monday to Sunday, from 11:30 am to 9 pm.

Be Leaf in Sandton

Be Leaf

Sandton Health restaurant in Sandton

The menu explodes with nourishing choices such as salads, sandwiches, soups and moist bagels, all freshly prepared for a quick, healthy and affordable meal. Enjoy aromatic coffee and decadent breakfasts at this relaxed and trendy restaurant in Sandton.

Beach Blanket in Sunninghill

Beach Blanket

Sunninghill Mediterranean restaurant in Sunninghill

For hospitality that is second to none and a vast selection of delicious Mediterranean offerings, Beach Blanket Bohemia doesn’t disappoint. A sophisticated dining room provides a great setting for more formal dining and a bright and breezy terrace allows for a more relaxed time at Beach Blanket. A vast wine list with a good selection of international wines as well as local gives diners a superb choice. Superb service with friendly and helpful staff that have a solid knowledge of the menu and wine list ensures a satisfying dining experience.

Benkei in Illovo


Illovo Sushi restaurant in Illovo

A stunning restaurant in the upmarket Illovo Square centre, Benkei delivers when it comes to Japanese cuisine.The decor follows Japanese ideals with a spacious open plan interior punctuated with clean lines. A glass wall enhances this calming, spacious feel and for added tranquillity there is a mesmerizing fish tank.This popular restaurant produces superb sushi; some even consider it the best in Johannesburg, but Sushi isn’t all that Benkei has to offer. There is a teppanyaki grill and also a range of tempura options to suit those who fancy something else.For the best in Japanese cuisine, Benkei has it covered.

Berlin Pub and Grill in Muldersdrift

Berlin Pub and Grill

Muldersdrift German restaurant in Muldersdrift

This quaint and charming restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating and is situated in Muldersdrift. Excellent, hearty German food can be enjoyed at reasonable prices. Friendly efficient service is the order of the day and guests will no doubt enjoy the relaxed, yet bustling atmosphere. The restaurant has live music gigs on Sundays - always a festive affair.

Bica Sushi Bar in Table View

Bica Sushi Bar

Table View Sushi restaurant in Table View

This quaint, yet modern sushi spot offers delicious treats for the discerning diner. With typical Japanese flavours, Bica Sushi Bar definitely pulls out all the stops to ensure a pleasant dining experience. Enjoy traditional favourites like California rolls, maki, nigiri and fashion sandwiches in a vibrant location in this popular centre. The freshest produce is used to create the little pieces of art and every order comes with the usual ginger, soya sauce and wasabi. Expect fast service and great-tasting Eastern flavours that is surprisingly affordable. The restaurant is open from Monday to Friday from 9 am until 7 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am until 5 pm.

Bijou in St Francis Bay


St Francis Bay Sushi restaurant in St Francis Bay

Bijou is a contemporary trendy ladies cocktail and sushi bar. The setting is ideal for sunset rendezvous, cocktails, sushi and tapas. There is indoor and outdoor seating available. This new and trendy restaurant overlooks the water - great for a get-together in summer with some friends and cocktails. The restaurant prepares takeaways.


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