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South Africa Cosmopolitan Intimate Restaurants
Big Bay Mediterranean restaurant
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.
Melville Mediterranean restaurant
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.
Quigney Mediterranean restaurant
Café Neo inspires a social atmosphere and aims to have friends and family feel welcome and relaxed. With an emphasis on service, you will have everything you need with a smile. The menu offers breakfast, lunch and supper with a Mediterranean influence. There is an option for everyone with breakfasts, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, seafood, grills and vegetarian fare.
Monday from 8:30 to 22:00;
Tuesday to Saturday from 8:30 to 22:00;
Sundays from 8:30 to 17:30.
Century City Thai restaurant
This beautiful restaurant is located at the back of the food court in Canal Walk Shopping Centre, right on the water's edge.
The restaurant serves up tasty, traditional Thai cuisine and the décor reflects the Eastern flavours. Try your hand at the fresh Namibian oysters, or the Meang Khum (spincah cones) for starters. Curry lovers will love the selection - Thai green-, Thai red-, Thai pineapple-, Thai jungle- and even litchi duck curry can be found on the menu. A variety of meats are used and you can have your choice of beef, chicken, duck and prawns. There are also a variety of vegetarian options to enjoy.
If it is authentic Thai you are craving, this is the place to go. A beautiful setting, tasty meals and extremely good prices make Chai Yo one to try.
Brooklyn Thai restaurant
This contemporary restaurant serves authentic Thai and Japanese cuisine. The menu is large and caters to all tastes. An amazing sushi selection is available. This venue has become a sort of chic and happening place to be. They also cater for private functions of up to 250 diners. Great service, a great atmosphere, great food and awesome sushi.
Paarl Mediterranean restaurant
Nestled within the Noble Hill Wine Estate, amidst working vineyards and the majestic Simonsberg Mountain, Cosecha harvests Latin delight using fresh local ingredients.
Dishes embrace a mix of contemporary and traditional Latin flavours and proffers daily specials enjoyed with fine wine and idyllic scenery.
Discover seasonal flavours and farm fresh flavours at Cosecha Restaurant in Paarl.
Hermanus Cosmopolitan restaurant
EAT restaurant is located in the tranquil Hemel – en- Aarde Valley of Hermanus. Living up to its name, this eatery encourages, if not demands that patrons do just that: EAT.
Guests can choose to be seated indoors or enjoy sit back and soak in the spectacular views from the restaurant’s courtyard. Either way the atmosphere of the restaurant has upmarket and relaxed.
EAT’s contemporary menu has a variety of items to suit every appetite. Try the Sweetcorn fritters as comfort food. While those with a more demanding palate will appreciate the Pear, Blue Cheese and Caramelised Cashew Nuts as an appetizer. End with a delectable dessert of Deep Fried Ice-cream with caramelised berries. The mains on offer caters for the not so hungry in the form of snack baskets, while the carnivores will certainly tuck into the Rib Eye or Rump steak selection without being asked twice.
The restaurant offers some great entertainment in the summer months.
EAT offers a relaxed setting that is wheelchair friendly.
White River Mediterranean restaurant
Dine within the cosy interior or a intimate dining experience or enjoy café style ambiance on the sunny veranda wrapped in potted olive and orange trees.
Ambiance music compliments the menu flowing with Moroccan and Mediterranean dishes including the likes of sushi and Chinese dishes alongside a chilled bottle of wine.
The Fez Restaurant offers lunch and dinner in relaxed surrounds, the perfect place for sharing platters and a good bottle of wine.
Bonnievale Mediterranean restaurant
Cradled in the heart of Breede River Valley, perched along the shores of the Breede River, Goedverwacht Platters and Picnics awaken the senses with breathtaking scenery, picnic platters and homegrown wine.
Dine on a choice of scrumptious Mediterranean or quiche platters, with option of self-catered picnic and platter picnics available.
Goedverwacht invites a day of relaxation in stunning surrounds overlooking the beautiful vineyards and breathtaking scenery for an unforgettable day in the wine lands. Booking in advance is essential.
Knysna Mediterranean restaurant
Housed in an old Victorian house built in 1862, Harry’s is the place to unwind and meet up with friends while savouring the delights and wonderful ambience with a traditional twist. For food that looks beautiful dressed in flavour and colour, visit Harry B’s restaurant in Knysna on Main Street.
Hermanus Mediterranean restaurant
A restaurant called Heaven. Perched with a panoramic view of the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, one will certainly feel as if one is in heaven, and with the culinary delights on offer, one will have a taste of heaven too.
The atmosphere and tranquil mood of the place it dominated by the stunning views of the valley. Guests will undoubtedly find themselves asking to be seated on the balcony with a glass of wine where one can just sit in awe of the surrounding beauty.
Heaven offers the best of fine food. The menu has a Mediterranean feel with a choice of breads that are baked daily. Steak lovers will fret over choices like the French with Camembert and black cherries; Italian with caramelized onions, buffalo mozzarella and pesto or Greek with caramelised onions, feta cheese and roasted tomatoes. The Pavlova and refreshing melon and ginger sorbets come highly recommended for those who can’t live without pudding.
Heaven’s menu changes every two weeks to ensure the inclusion of locally produced ingredients.
Heaven also hosts private functions.
Randburg Thai restaurant
This local haunt serves authentic Thai cuisine, perfectly balanced with sweet, savour and salty flavours and an intimate wine list to compliment each meal.
All ingredients are fresh and freshly prepared to enhance the exotic dining experience, try a soup, salad, curry and some fish, meat and vegetable dishes. Specialities include tom yum goong, crab curry, prawn cashew and the famous pad Thai.
Kai Thai wraps the palate in colourful surrounds, bamboo lights and exotic atmosphere, reminiscent of sultry Thailand beaches.
Durban North Thai restaurant
Kung Thai Restaurant wraps the palate in Thai infusions and complex flavours fresh from the sultry shores of Thailand.
For starters, try the rice paper wraps with fillings that include fresh vegetables, grilled chicken or beef, all of which are served with a mixed salad, herbs and glass noodles or the crispy crab basket with deep-fried wontons filled with minced chicken, crab and coriander.
For mains the kung Thai duck wrapped in a pancake served with a ginger and honey based sauce and jasmine rice. The tamarind chicken is a crispy, de-boned baby chicken, tossed in a wok with ginger, chillies, tamarind and bok choi.
Steak lovers can indulge in succulent fillet steak served with a variety of sauces including the lethal crying tiger sauce. Thai curries and seafood dishes like the calamari kung Thai with a refreshing garlic, chilli paste, spring onion, coriander and lemon juice sauce will seduce the palate.
The wok and noodle dishes offer a wide variety of main ingredients with accompaniments such as stir-fried bamboo shoots with chilli and basil and also cashew nuts, bean sprouts and spring onion.
The desserts include jewels such as the deep-fried ice cream with chilli choc sauce and banana dipped in a three-flour batter, deep-fried and served with ice cream, honey and cinnamon.
Kung Thai Restaurant will engage and delight the palate with Thai infusions and ambience for a truly authentic Thai experience.
Clifton Mediterranean restaurant
La Med is on a 'beauty nap' until September.The venue offers the most stunning panoramic sea and mountain views with ‘out of this world’ sunsets. In summer, whilst soaking up the sun, relax on the deckwith a cocktail. La Med is also famous for its electric atmosphere during livesporting events shown on their big screen.Once the sun goes down the fun begins, with local DJ's mixing it up on the decks and barmen mixing it up with the cocktails. And don't miss the Goldfish Submerged Sundays!
Vredehoek Mediterranean restaurant
For tasty light bites with a Mediterranean influence, Lazari Food Gallery is a great place for a quick bite or a relaxed time with good friends.
Superb breakfasts and delicious mains, available in half portions are the order of the day, as well as a variety of cupcakes that Lazari is famous for.
Attentive service and a homely feel make patrons feel relaxed and at ease as they sample the delights on offer.
A buzzing spot, full of character, Lazari’s Food Gallery is well worth a visit.
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