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3 Chefs Bistro in Umhlanga

3 Chefs Bistro

Umhlanga Bistro restaurant in Umhlanga

Experience the warmth of a traditional Bistro with a modern, upmarket twist at 3 Chefs Bistro.Delectable dishes and impeccable hospitality await you at this popular first floor venue. The large curved glass windows allow for views over the hustle and bustle of lively Gateway and Umhlanga Ridge.Modern furnishings and designs contrast perfectly with classical music and create a unique ambience, putting diners completely at ease. This is further enhanced by the flawless service from a dedicated team on the restaurant floor and behind the scenes.The food is exquisite, with many options that come in a trio to pay homage to the three chefs of its namesake.Superb cuisine, warm service and an all round great time await you at 3 Chefs Bistro.

Benoni's Bellini's  in Benoni Western Extension

Benoni's Bellini's

Benoni Western Extension Bistro restaurant in Benoni Western Extension

This unique boutique-style restaurant is located in the beautiful green suburb of Benoni. Café Bellini offers a cool peaceful respite from the hustle and bustle of city living. Wholesome food with the focus on fresh ingredients is served and every dish is made fresh on the spot. The menu offers a variety of dishes - mentionable are the pastas. The restaurant is a great venue for private functions. Open: Breakfast, Lunch. Mon - 08:00 - 16:00 Tues - Sat - 08:00 - 17:00 Sun - 08:00 - 15:00

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.

Café Jiran in Durban Beachfront

Café Jiran

Durban Beachfront Bistro restaurant in Durban Beachfront

Delight the senses with hearty aromatic spices and subtle 100% Arabica coffee beans complimented by a healthy breakfast for a perfect start to the morning. Housed along the best spot on Durban’s Golden Mile, Café Jiran offers silky high quality coffees and fruity smoothies alongside a 4pm to closing Bistro menu. Voted one of the best cafes in Durban, Café Jiran can be found in the foyer of the Bellaire Suites Hotel. Follow the aromatic aromas of high quality, delicious rich espresso drinks and tantalise the palate with well-presented food with contradictory tastes. Using fresh, local and organic where possible, meals are low in fat and sugar and juices come straight from the pulp, fresh and seasonal. Enjoy a variety of world-selected coffees that are 100% Arabica beans. Café Jiran indulges the senses with languid lunches and elegant dinners in a stylish a chic boutique setting coupled with excellent service and superb coffee.

Café Max in Green Point

Café Max

Green Point Bistro restaurant in Green Point

Beautifully stylish, Café Max entices with mouth-watering home cooked meals using the freshest ingredients complimented by a small-handpicked cocktail list and classic wine list suitable for all palates and pockets. The interior is refined, contrasted by traditional black and white marble tiles and splash here and there of silver and pink. Dine within the calming interior or enjoy the charming alfresco setting on the lavender lined terrace.

Caroline's Bistro in Knysna

Caroline's Bistro

Knysna Bistro restaurant in Knysna

In beautiful country surrounds, set amongst oak trees on the shores of Knysna’s famous lagoon is Caroline’s Bistro. Sustainable, locally-sourced food is used as much as possible, as are local suppliers, keeping the offerings fresh and flavourful. The menus are seasonal and therefore change regularly so the choices are kept as fresh as the ingredients that create them!

Chai Yo in Century City

Chai Yo

Century City Thai restaurant in Century City

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.

Chameleon Brewhouse in Hartbeespoort

Chameleon Brewhouse

Hartbeespoort Bistro restaurant in Hartbeespoort

Chameleon Brewhouse is a one-of-a-kind restaurant and pub that is modernly furnished and beautfully warm at the same time. Delightful bistro-style meals can be enjoyed, as well as six craft beers on tap. The brewhouse reminds of days gone by, yet embraces happening, funky ambience that will entice diners and brewsters to return.

Cosecha Restaurant in Paarl

Cosecha Restaurant

Paarl Mediterranean restaurant in Paarl

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.

Dipped Confections in Stellenbosch

Dipped Confections

Stellenbosch Bistro restaurant in Stellenbosch

This one-of-a-kind, beautifully decorated country-style cum chic restaurant can be found in the middle of bustling Stellenbosch, but offers a cool and tranquil respite from the happenings outside. Here you can simply put your feet up, relax and take in the myriad of little details and touches that provide a feast for the eyes, ears and tastebuds. Dipped Confections is owner-run and -managed and the passion and love that is put into everything, from the interior to the service to the food, is clearly evident. A breakfast, lunch and 'sweet' menu is offered. Start your day with a decadent flapjack stack with bacon, caramelized banana and maple syrup, or a delightful omelette with roasted tomatoes, mushroom, cheddar and bacon bits. Lunch offers traditional South African meals cooked the 'homemade' way. The bobotie and lamb pie are just two examples. The Dipped Homemade Burger proves to be popular and comprises a 100% beef patty, onion marmelade, fresh tomatoes and lettuce and is served with baked potato wedges. A person can go on and on about the food, but there is also a great beverage list on offer. Wines, sparkling wines, beers, ciders and the old favourite, the Dom Pedro, are available. The name implies sweetness and freshly baked cakes, scones, muffins and pastries are specialities. Baked by order cakes can also be arranged and promises to deliver a special flair to that wedding, birthday party or in fact any special occasion. Add homemade nougat, marshmallows, jams, spreads, biscuits, rusks, and chocolate and you will mimic a kid in a candy store. This little gem is worth a visit. The restaurant is open from Monday to Friday from 8:30 am until 5 pm and on Saturdays from 8:30 am until 3 pm.

Dorp Street Deli in Stellenbosch

Dorp Street Deli

Stellenbosch Bistro restaurant in Stellenbosch

This quaint little restaurant is situated in the popular Stellenbosch, one of the hubs of the wine route. Dorp Street Deli serves wholesome delicious delicacies that will leave you wanting more. The farm-style country interior is matched with elegant, rustic touches and creates an atmosphere that will make you feel right at home. The freshest produce is used to create unpretentious, simple but hearty and tasty dishes and the cheeses and wines on offer are to die for. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and even awesome cocktails. For a great start to the day, a sauntering wine-paired lunch or a social evening out, try this little place on Dorp Street.

EAT in Hermanus

EAT

Hermanus Cosmopolitan restaurant in Hermanus

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.

Fat Susi's Bistro in Knysna

Fat Susi's Bistro

Knysna Bistro restaurant in Knysna

Boasting versatile cuisine influenced by European / Swiss dishes, Fat Susi’s Bistro offers something new to visitors looking for authentic Bistro food. With ever- changing specials and reasonable prices, this long-standing bistro has become a hot spot with locals and tourists alike. Discover home roasted coffee, delectable cakes and mouth-watering selections of freshly made food imported and local at Fat Susi’s Bistro on Main Street.

Fez Restaurant in White River

Fez Restaurant

White River Mediterranean restaurant in White River

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.

 

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