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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.

Bambanani in Melville

Bambanani

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.

Bramon Restaurant in The Crags

Bramon Restaurant

The Crags Mediterranean restaurant in The Crags

Boasting delectable local cheeses, succulent oysters complimented with freshly baked bread, meats, pates and more, Bramon Restaurant soothes the palate with seductive bubbly, still wines and decadent deserts. Set in the vineyards overlooking the Tsitsikamma Mountains, bordered by The Elephant Sanctuary and mountainous area of the Crags, Bramon Restaurant entices languorous lunches within the heart of the vineyards graced by a seasonal menu bursting with fresh daily prepared ingredients. Enjoy an inspiring and revitalising meal cooled by a fresh sea breeze and the gentle slopes of the Crags at this pioneering and award winning restaurant.

Bubbas in Upington

Bubbas

Upington American restaurant in Upington

An American-Mexican restaurant in Upington - ribs, tacos, burgers and so much more. Listen to country music and rock 'n roll on the speakers in this casual atmosphere. Owners SJ and Virginia Botha moved to Upington in 2011 with the dream of opening a funky, casual restaurant. They wanted to incorporate all the things they've experienced and come to love. In May 2012 they opened the doors of that dream, Bubbas. Part southern redneck, part boertjie, and part Mexican - just for the fun of it. Harley Davidson motorcycles and cowboy boots. A place where kids are welcome and adults have a blast. We smoke our own ribs, chicken and pork shoulder in house - it takes a bit longer, but you'll be happy we do. Our diverse menu and casual atmosphere include a bit of all the places we've travelled and food we've enjoyed over the years. So don't worry about what to call it. All you need to know is that at Bubbas you can always come as you are. Trading hours: Monday to Saturday: 11:00am - 9:00pm Sunday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Bud's on the Bay in Bayhead

Bud's on the Bay

Bayhead Vietnamese restaurant in Bayhead

Located at the heart of Durban harbour’s industrial area is Bud’s on the Bay. A laid-back dockside diner that embraces a rustic feel and welcoming warmth. Here friends can reconnect sharing Vietnamese infusions over balmy summer lunches and tall stories. Bud’s on the Bay indulges the simple pleasures of life - eating and sharing and appreciating the slower pace of life with simple tasty infusions that lie at the heart of social eating.

Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse  in Bergville

Caterpillar and Catfish Cookhouse

Bergville Mediterranean restaurant in Bergville

Housed in a sandstone building with a huge veranda, this eatery boasts locally caught Trout and locally inspired dishes. The dining room bursts at the seam with ambiance and the lingering aroma of freshly cooked dishes that wet the appetite. Try the locally caught Trout with hollandaise sauce and fresh fennel, or the Pint o’ Prawns which remains a firm favourite with regulars. Toss back a chilled beetroot and vodka shooter then move onto the award winning wine cellar.

Da Vinci Alfresco in Illovo

Da Vinci Alfresco

Illovo Mediterranean restaurant in Illovo

Da Vinci Alfresco lies on the green belt area in central Johannesburg, in South Africa’s premier polo ground, Inanda Club. Sprawling lawns, lush trees and beautiful gardens set the mood for a magical and relaxed alfresco dining experience. Sip aromatic coffee or cooling wine on the patio or indulge in hearty brunches and lazy lunches in a relaxed and contemporary feel. Dine next to a cosy winter fire under the traditional thatch on a wide selection of Mediterranean style dishes or take in the lingering aroma of the outdoor wood-burning pizza oven. Indulge in garden fresh salads, innovative pastas, vegetarian dishes, wood-burned pizza and one of the best fillet steaks in town at Da Vinci Alfresco in Sandton.

Grillers American Diner in Newton Park

Grillers American Diner

Newton Park American restaurant in Newton Park

With comfortable private booths and leather banquets, Grillers American Diner evokes 1950’s and 60’s memorabilia contrasted by black and white chequered floors and bold colours. Peruse the menu for great, 100% pure beef burgers, grills, surf and turf combos, sandwiches, breakfasts, hot dogs, fish, chicken, salads and pastas. Relax and relive the swinging 60’s in style complimented by fantastic children areas and a well thought out menu.

Luna Blu in Morningside

Luna Blu

Morningside Cosmopolitan restaurant in Morningside

Possibly the best pizza around. Enjoy the fiery famous Piavilla pizza topped with bolognaise, chilli and mozzarella or the temptingly decadent brie and cranberry. With an extensive menu boasting starters, salads, pastas and mains, Luna Blu Gourmet Pizza Company fulfills a loyal following with their gourmet pizza in a box.

Marc's Mediterranean Cuisine and Garden in Paarl

Marc's Mediterranean Cuisine and Garden

Paarl Mediterranean restaurant in Paarl

Experience a decadent taste of the Mediterranean at Marc’s Mediterranean Cuisine and Garden. Wine from the local area features heavily on the well-planned list, as well as wines from further afield. Impeccable service enhances the experience as well as the beautiful setting within an old house. A pretty garden allows for al fresco dining, as does the veranda. A culinary journey to the Med awaits you at Marc’s Mediterranean Cuisine and Garden.

Olive and Oil in Ballito

Olive and Oil

Ballito Mediterranean restaurant in Ballito

Located in the Lifestyle Centre, in the bustling heart of central Ballito, diners retreat to sumptuous taste explorations spilling off the varied menu. Start with decadent camembert phyllo parcels filled with camembert and cranberry sauce dressed with basil leaves and seasonal berries, or a smoked Ostrich Carpaccio, served with rocket, cheese straws, preserve and a ginger syrup dressing. Mezze platters indulge the palate with a tasty selection of haloumi, roast peppers, chorizo sausage, olives and calamari. For something lighter, try the pan-fried prawns, sautéed in lemon and garlic butter served with savoury rice or a hearty, finger licking portion of rack of Lamb (When Available) marinated and roasted with thyme, rosemary and garlic served with Mediterranean vegetables and potatoes. Round off the meal with a Kahlua avalanche, layered with vanilla ice cream wrapped in a pancake, smothered in Kahlua, nuts and bar-one sauce. Olive and Oil seduces with lunch and dinners in a bustling Mediterranean ambiance, perfect for languid lunches and festive dinners.

Olive and Oil in Glenwood

Olive and Oil

Glenwood Mediterranean restaurant in Glenwood

Garnished with the most plump and voluptuous olives and a complimenting selection of wines, diners can enjoy the culinary delights influenced by Mediterranean touches for an all round sumptuous meal. With delectable daily specials and firm favourites found in the Ala Carte menu this welcoming and warm establishment rewards with gastronomic delight. Enjoy signature dishes such as the ever-popular prawn tails wrapped in phyllo served with dill, sweet chilli and Greek yoghurt dipping sauce. For meat lovers, the dijon, avocado and feta sirloin is a melt-in-the-mouth 300g of succulent deliciousness. For the seafood lovers, try the extensive array of dishes grilled and basted in their very own secret basting. Round off a satisfying meal with delectably sinful desserts such as the kahlua avalanche comprised of vanilla ice cream wrapped in a pancake, smothered in kahlua, nuts and bar one sauce or the death by chocolate, which consists of warm chocolate fudge cake smothered in bar one sauce and served with ice cream or cream. Olive and Oil will delight and intoxicate the palate with taste sensations seduced by Mediterranean flair for a truly pleasurable taste experience.

Olivenbosch in Worcester

Olivenbosch

Worcester Mediterranean restaurant in Worcester

With the Hex River Mountains as its backdrop and an olive plantation that surrounds the restaurant, Olivenbosch Restaurant, located in Worcester offers guests a dining experience with a splendid view and real Boland hospitality. Visitors can take advantage of the beauty of the natural surroundings by choosing to be seated on the outdoor deck in summer. Rainy winters, with a snow capped mountain in the distance, will however demand a table closer to the fireplace and glass of wine from local selection on offer. The a la carte menu is mainly Mediterranean with menu items that satisfies tastes all round. The restaurant is very much family orientated, with a kids’ room to occupy the little ones. Guests can also enjoy the social aspect of the eatery that caters for sport fans and those that love karaoke. Don’t miss the Sunday buffet.

Olivetti in Stellenbosch

Olivetti

Stellenbosch Mediterranean restaurant in Stellenbosch

Olivetti is a popular restaurant, wedding and function venue set in the midst of the waterways, vineyards and green hills of Stellenbosch. This stunning restaurant serves Italian, French and traditional South African cuisine in a casual yet stylish atmosphere. The menu focusses on Mediterranean dishes with a real Cape flair and the wine list is extensive and complements every meal.

Restaurant Barrique in Stellenbosch

Restaurant Barrique

Stellenbosch Mediterranean restaurant in Stellenbosch

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.

 

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