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Arugula Bistro and Bread in Welgemoed

Arugula Bistro and Bread

Welgemoed Contemporary restaurant in Welgemoed

This warm, elegant restaurant invites with large wooden tables and a great view. Here you can meet, greet and eat in style, and enjoy the relaxed ambience. The open kitchen adds to the warm, comfortable feel and diners can see the chefs in action. Enjoy spectacular views of the Simonsberg and surrounding mountains while enjoying a glass of proudly South African wine. The ingredients are fresh and complement the clean simple dishes on offer. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and a wide variety of dishes can be found on the extensive and well planned menu. For a lighter meal option, you can enjoy one of the gourmet sandwiches that incorporates ingredients like camembert, chilli chutney and rocket or the delicious combination of caramelized onion and pear in honey with cheddar. A great dish is the Gorgonzola Fettucini with butternut, gorgonzola cheese, cashew nuts and rocket. Try the melt-in-your-mouth pork belly on the bone served with cabbage and bacon mash, braised apples and pork sauce. The homemade Venison burger with prune and brandy chutney, brie and walnuts is a must-try for the more adventurous diner. A variety of vegetarian and seafood dishes are also on offer. With competitive prices, great recipes, an amazing atmosphere and stunning views, this restaurant will struggle to disappoint.

Bascule Bar in V and A Waterfront

Bascule Bar

V and A Waterfront Contemporary restaurant in V and A Waterfront

The Bascule Bar is Cape Town’s whisky bar supreme. With over 400 whiskeys on the menu and a huge variety of some of the best wines South Africa has to offer patrons are spoilt for choice. The food menu is simple, elegant and delicious, with the menu’s emphasis on a gastro pub theme. Situated on the edge of the marina in Cape Town’s Waterfront where the international yachts are moored, the Bascule Bar is where trendy whisky and wine lovers gather. Vibrant and bustling, it is the ideal place for a light lunch – patrons can sit out on the water’s edge and take in the sunshine. By night the Bascule bar becomes a hub of sophisticated elegance where wine and whisky flow, and all the beautiful people of Cape Town come out to play. The gastro pub menu consists of snacks and tapas, with specialities that include goat’s cheese peppadew poppers with saffron aioli and salt and pepper squid with sweet chilli mayonnaise. Main meals are traditional pub fare with a modern twist – Cape Grace fish and chips, seared tuna burger with avocado salsa and sweet potato wedges and beef burger with sweet pepper relish, emmenthal cheese, crispy onions and French fries. Bascule Bar patrons enjoy the finer things, but appreciate the simple style of this unique spot in Cape Town's harbour.

Bayleaf and Sage in Sandton

Bayleaf and Sage

Sandton Contemporary restaurant in Sandton

Popular and vibrant, this superb restaurant is great at what it does. Brilliant breakfasts, fancy sandwiches and pastas are the order of the day and none of it will disappoint. Having been primarily a breakfast and lunch restaurant, Bayleaf & Sage has recently branched into dinners but has managed to retain the bright and breezy ambience that makes for such a warm and welcoming dining experience. The food is wonderful and as a result, this buzzing restaurant has a loyal following of regulars.Try it out and you'll be sure to become one of them.

Beefcakes in Green Point

Beefcakes

Green Point American restaurant in Green Point

Located along Somerset Road in Green Point, Beefcakes is friendly, fun and on the ball. The décor uplifts with colour and flamboyant attitude starting with pink Flamingo wallpaper, disco balls, feathers and a pimped pink piano patiently waiting on the next performance. Step back in time and discover food that brims with fun, simplicity and indulgent pleasure with wildly entertaining and 50’s fun American burger bar ambiance. The tongue in cheek menu twists and teases with burgers of all shapes and tastes and flavours even offering a ‘build your own burger’ to eager patrons. Take delight in burgers such as Buffy the Hamburger Slayer’ - a gooey mound of bacon, cheddar and beef or the chili string of the Willy Burger. Tables host perfect burgers, well priced wines and cocktails and infectious fun all topped by sequined cowboy hats and live entertainment nights such as ‘Drag Queen, Thursdays’, and ‘Bitchy Bingo, Tuesdays.’

Billy the Bums  in Morningside

Billy the Bums

Morningside American restaurant in Morningside

With succulent speciality burgers and a tasty menu complimented by exotic classic drinks, Billy the Bums offers sophisticated ambience influenced by American culinary delights. With a comfortably stylish setting and pleasant outdoor and indoor dining, Billy the Bums is a fun and intriguing place to enjoy Monday burger and beer nights or seductive exotic cocktails from the comprehensive menu. Billy the Bums hosts a sexy and trendy approach to dining and drinking located in the popular Berea in Windermere Road.

Burgundy in Hermanus

Burgundy

Hermanus Contemporary restaurant in Hermanus

Burgundy restaurant embraces the best local produce that the fisherman’s village of Hermanus has to offer. Patrons can expect the freshest daily catch dished up and served in style at this charming eatery. The restaurant is housed in the oldest building in Hermanus and is ideally situated on the sea front with the harbour close by. Patrons can really just sit back and soak up the sites and sounds of the village while taking a meal, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner. Burgundy is focused on presenting the freshest catch of the day. Expect cuisine that is rich in texture, colour and flavour. Other menu items include meat dishes as well as lighter options such as cakes served with aromatic coffee. The freshly baked bread will be hard to resist, no matter the time of day. The restaurant also has a wine list that reflects the wines of the Overberg region. Wine lovers will not be disappointed with choice for the perfect accompaniment with a main meal. Don’t miss out on the incidental whale watching that the restaurant’s view offers.

Burnside Cafe in Craighall Park

Burnside Cafe

Craighall Park Contemporary restaurant in Craighall Park

Enjoy amazing breakfasts and lunch at Burnside Cafe, a great alternative for discerning eaters who like to indulge in something a bit different. A wide variety of dishes are available and menu items range from delicious crumpets with decadent toppings, healthy but mouthwatering salads and Thai style ginger fishcakes. Great desserts are also on offer. Dinner, while only available on certain days, is a treat with gourmet cuisine that delivers in flavour.

Cafe Blanc de Noir in Stellenbosch

Cafe Blanc de Noir

Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant in Stellenbosch

Set amidst the beautiful plum orchards and overlooking the vineyards and the majestic Stellenbosch mountains, Café Blanc de Noir offers a rustic chic dining space and a warm, welcoming atmosphere. and the friendly staff create the perfect atmosphere for happy and relaxed dining. Enjoy great hearty gourmet breakfasts, rustic wood-fired pizzas, and desserts stemming from secret family recipes.

Café Sofia in Big Bay

Café Sofia

Big Bay Contemporary restaurant in Big Bay

A modern tapas restaurant, Café Sofia’s menu serves a variety of light meals and tasty mouthfuls of tapas in a relaxed and social setting. The colourful interior extends onto magnificent views of Bloubergstand, and a relaxing bar provides plenty relaxation sipping on colourful cocktails while admiring the view.

Café Sofia in Greenside

Café Sofia

Greenside Mediterranean restaurant in Greenside

The décor warms with orange hues set in dark wood and beautiful fabrics set off by 70’s wallpaper. Using the highest quality ingredients that inspire a wide variety of flavours, the menu entices with meze, tapas and antipasto in small yet hearty portions. Start the day with the Big Breakfast Sofia Special for R25 including coffee and introduces Breakfast Balkanika - a Bulgarian breakfast including poached eggs, smoked Paprika, Hollandaise sauce, sautéed young spinach, plain yogurt and crispy toast. The menu transports the palate on journey through South Europe, North Africa and the Middle East for a fusion of cultures and tastes that leave dining at Cafe Sofia nothing short of memorable.

Casa Del Sol in Strand

Casa Del Sol

Strand Contemporary restaurant in Strand

This beautiful restaurant is situated in the famous Hibernian Towers in Strand. It is an upmarket beach bar, lounge and restaurant that serves up delicious meals at surprisingly reasonable prices. The interior is stylish and elegant, but still has an element of fun to it. The cocktails served are delicious and diners are spoilt for choice. The menu is small but well thought out and includes dishes like chicken roulade, chicken stuffed with sundried tomatoes, cashew nuts and feta served with cous cous and honey-glazed veggies. Also a must-try is the sirloin steak and the bacon wrapped pork fillet served with honey and mustard mash, honey glazed veggies and apricot compote. Light meals like pastas, burgers, wraps and fish and chips can also be enjoyed by those who just want to nibble while watching the sun set over the ocean with a cocktail in hand.

Chefs in Brits

Chefs

Brits Mediterranean restaurant in Brits

***Chefs restaurant offers international cuisine with a middeterenean touch in various settings surrounded by beautifulle gardens. We can serve for up to 80 guests in conference or gathering session, but as restaurant you and we'll be happy with 30/40 guests. Starting with an early mountainbike ride or gamedrive with breakfast in the private Silkaatsnek Nature Reserve up till supper in the Boma or Lounge; 24/7 here's where the good life starts.

CinCin in Century City

CinCin

Century City Contemporary restaurant in Century City

CinCin is truly a must-visit for the connoisseur and discerning diner. Walk into a world of elegance and chic style with double-storey windows that allow views of the breathtaking Cape Town and Table Mountain. Start your day with a feast of a breakfast and enjoy the hot and cold buffet; the selection offered is not easily matched anywhere else. Alternatively enjoy an impressive business lunch or the ultimate romantic night out. An impressive array of options are available, from a really cool gourmet burger menu to elegant, upmarket a la carte cuisine. CinCin even offers a great bar snack menu that will keep you satisfied on your night out. The cocktail bar's look and feel is uber modern and it is filled to the brim with everyone's favourite beverages, from the best champagne to a down-to-earth draught. Top all this off with great, personalized service, a bustling but warm ambience and, of course, the three-metre Swarovski chandelier that is the centrepiece of this establishment, and you will have an experience fit for royalty. CinCin is open from 6.30 am to 10.30 am for breakfast, 12.30 pm to 2.30 pm for lunch and 6 pm until 10 pm for dinner. Booking in advance is recommended.

Clarke's Bar and Dining Room in City Centre

Clarke's Bar and Dining Room

City Centre American restaurant in City Centre

Clarke's offers a range of American dishes, accompanied by craft beers and a small wine list. They work hard to use the best quality ingredients including meat from Bill Riley Meats, and it really shows in their food. Open Monday and Tuesday from 07:00 - 17:00 Wednesday to Friday from 07:00 - 02:00 Saturday 08:00 - 02:00

Cucina Carolina in Strand

Cucina Carolina

Strand Contemporary restaurant in Strand

This wonderful, relatively new restaurant is situated a stone's throw from the beach in Strand and is the ideal hangout for long, lazy lunches and beautiful dinners. The menu is refreshing and creative with dishes like gourmet baguettes, original, gourmet pizzas and the favourite sharing food - sushi. Try the bitterballen as a starter, five traditional round Dutch croquettes served with mustard, or a lovely picnic basket for two filled with a French baguette, garlic gamba’s, Italian cold meat cuts, brie and gorgonzola, fig preserve, fruit, marinated olives, salad, Amsterdammertjes, sparkling wine or Ega Rooibos tea. This should be ordered two hours in advance. The pizzas are truly unique and the breakfast pizza with free range eggs and bacon topped with Parmigiano Reggiano is a must-try. A wide variety of coffees, teas, wines, dessert wines and sparkling wines are available. As Carolina says: 'Buon appetito, Lekker eet, Enjoy, Bon appétit, Eet smakelijk, Selamat makan, Born up a tree!'

 

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