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South Africa Cosmopolitan Intimate Restaurants
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.
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.
Somerset West Mediterranean restaurant
Explosive flavours and subtle tastes are in juxtaposition when talking about Mangiare restaurant. The freshest produce is used, the freshest produce literally being herbs and vegetables from the garden. This beautiful restaurant is set in the vineyards with breathtaking views of the mountain and ocean.
Delicacies include imported summer truffles and parma ham - mouthwatering in itself. An a la carte menu is offered and changes every week to make the most of the seasonal ingredients. Try homemade ravioli, home-cured salmon, homemade gnocchi and risotto and finely sliced sirloin marinated in olive oil and presented on rocket.
A really good wine list is available and local, as well as French and Italian wines are served.
The service a great and the food unique, tasty and creative - add the beautiful setting and you've got a winner.
Richmond Hill Mediterranean restaurant
This exotic restaurant found in Port Elizabeth is a definite ‘must’ for any local or visitor to the area. Mimuna will excite your palette with Moroccan, Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine. Try authentic dishes from Turkey, Greece, North Africa, Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and many more. While you enjoy these unfamiliar dishes you can watch live piano performances and belly dancing on occasion.
Trading times are Monday to Friday, from 6 pm to 11 pm.
Newton Park Thai restaurant
Narai Siam Thai Kitchen has a rich Thai-inspired interior with bright colours and large vases and statues. The service is amazing and waitrons with have your table smiling quickly. The extremely large menu requires some time for choice. Apart from the Thai dishes guests have the option of many starters, curries, stir fries and seafood.
Trading times are from Monday to Saturday, from 12 pm until 11 pm.
Alberton Mediterranean restaurant
The bustling yet tranquil piatto restaurant offers traditional Mediterranean cuisine. The menu offers delicious Italian pasta dishes, authentic Portuguese cooking, and great Greek specialities. Piatto boasts breathtaking views with an outside deck that overlooks the golf course. There is also a bar area to make use of.
Stellenbosch Mediterranean restaurant
The interior is a Pandora’s box, filled with surprises and dining areas brimming with character and inspiration.
Stylish table settings and a restored wine cellar makes for an unforgettable dining experience or alfresco in the charming garden setting.
The a la carte menu offers classic choices such as Oxtail, Lamb Shanks or Bobotie, while offering cosmopolitan choices such as pizzas, pasta and salads.
Decadent deserts tempt the palate with choices such as Gooseberry Cheesecake or Pistachio Crème Brulee.
Discover a culinary gem on Vredenheim Estate in Stellenbosch.
Lephalale (Ellisras) Mediterranean restaurant
Dine under a blanket of stars lit by flickering candlelight and cuisine expertly prepared in the middle of the bush.
This intimate and private experience will seduce the senses with Mediterranean and local cuisine perfect for romantic bush dinners.
Located just 18km from Waterberg, Sabrisa Ranch offers an authentic experience wrapped in starry skies and longing cries of the bushveld.
Claremont Thai restaurant
With a charming interior warmed by strong combinations of green, yellow and gold walls, Thai World infuses an ambience authentically Thai contrasted by touches of gold reflected in statues and mirrors.
This bright pink, surprisingly spacious restaurant boasts a sheltered outdoor patio dressed in chocolate blinds and portable heaters for a cosy and intimate alfresco dining experience.
The well-priced menu alongside the Ala Carte service and excellent buffet offers extensive choices to choose from. Starter recommendations include the Sa Tay Kai (skewered chicken with homemade peanut sauce with delightful main course choices of crispy duck stir-fry with vegetables and cashew nuts. Savour the delectable chocolate spring rolls with ice cream, or the grilled banana with honey and ice-cream for desert.
With chequered floors, welcoming arches and authentic Thai artefacts, Thai World offers an oasis out of Africa and heavenly cuisine for an intimate Thai experience.
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