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V and A Waterfront Chinese restaurant
V and A Waterfront
A Fu Asian Take-Away brings a true Eastern flavour to the V & A Waterfront. This small outlet is owner-run and, as with most little gems like this, plenty of flavour and passion is put into the cuisine.
Enjoy traditional Chinese favourites like chow mein, chop suey, sweet and sour chicken, beef and pork or, as a lighter alternative, a delectable Chinese soup. For those with more adventurous taste buds, try the smoky chilli-beef noodles with peanuts.
The food is traditional, flavourful, and very affordable and if you are looking for a quick, hassle-free takeaway that does not lack in the quality department, be sure to give A Fu a try.
Durbanville Chinese restaurant
Housed inside an old Victorian house, dressed in basic almost retro décor, dishes are made to order, fresh and tasty with no added MSG – ever! The authentic flavours include spicy Schezuan choices and traditional favourites from the set menu.
Described by some as tantalizing, dishes are expertly prepared by a Beijing trained chef who favours attention to detail.
Cape Town Dutch restaurant
Café Dutch is a modern bistro café offering traditional and modern Dutch delights.
Located in Wynberg in a converted Victorian building boasting an upmarket feel dressed in stark white tables and chairs set against warm charcoal walls.
The menu encourages lingering sampling homemade crumbed organic beef kroketten served on rye bread and winter rich pea soup with smoked sausage.
Then there is the tasty nasi goreng with Indonesian chilli and spices, chicken satay, homemade peanut sauce and prawn crackers.
Diners can enjoy non-traditional highlights, such as wild mushroom tart with rocket and Parmesan shavings, or salmon fishcakes with dill mustard sauce rounded off by a simply sinful bittersweet dark chocolate dessert with orange curd, served in a coffee cup.
Morningside Chinese restaurant
A casual place with pleasant indoor and outdoor seating buzzing with happy mouthfuls of Chinese.
Sample traditional items including deep fried broccoli and brinjal in a spicy sauce, salty duck or barbeque pork belly followed by fried ice cream at the end.
China Plate in Riverside will do when the need for Chinese can be satisfied by no other than China Plate.
Franschhoek Dutch restaurant
The Dutch East Restaurant finds its home in the historic French Hugenot settlement town of Franschhoek in the Western Cape. Easily one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa, Franschhoek has also earned the reputation of being the culinary capital of the country. The Dutch East, with its fusion of traditional Dutch and eastern influence offerings, stands out as a unique eatery in a predominantly French cuisine environment.
The restaurant is relaxed and upmarket. The earthy interior manages to achieve a clean, minimalist simplicity in its décor that is stylish and inviting. High A-frame ceilings, red bricked walls and chandeliers set the mood.
The menu aims to present food that is both appetizing to the taste buds and appealing on the eye. With the restaurant philosophy of maintaining and complimenting the true flavour of the main ingredient of the dish by preparing it fresh and simply, Dutch East certainly plates up dishes that are a flavoursome feast for the senses.
Menu options include the likes of Seared Tuna with black sesame halva and a soy emulsion with whipped mango for starters, Lamb Shoulder with spinach cream, crackling and corn bites for mains and Fried Milk Tart with whipped cream and berry compote for dessert.
Hermanus Dutch restaurant
Mere meters from the sea shore of Grotto beach in Hermanus is Dutchies, a delightful Dutch eatery. Guests are easily charmed by the select, Dutch inspired menu and the cosy atmosphere that the restaurant presents.
Dutchies abounds with atmosphere and guests love the personal attention of the restaurant owner mingling with visitors. In summer outdoor seats under umbrellas, soaking up the view is a must.
The Hollandse Biefstuk on offer for mains is a clear indication that this is proud to be Dutch establishment. Other menu items include Calamari, a Seafood platter and Chicken kebabs. The dessert menu is just a delight with African Dream which is Amarula ice-cream dipped in chocolate and crowned with a chocolate slab and Blueberry Cheesecake.
The restaurant charges a small fee for corkage.
Kempton Park Chinese restaurant
Traditional décor sets the mood with red table cloths, lanterns and oriental style artwork.
The menu introduces traditional Chinese styles alongside Asian delights hailing from Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and Thailand. Diverse and specialised, Fu Li Hua lays claim to being the biggest Chinese restaurant in Kempton Park.
Try the sweet and sour chicken or pork, the Peking Duck, and the sizzling beef layered with spring onion and ginger served on traditional hot plate.
Asian dishes such as such as the popular Vietnamese fried noodles are served with chicken, chopped vegetables and sesame seeds. The curried chicken from Laos is mouth-watering as is the Thai-style hot spicy prawns and the Thai green curry.
Pop into Fu Li Hua and discover a world of authentic dishes and traditional ambiance in the bustling Emperors Palace Casino.
Stellenbosch Chinese restaurant
At Hayashi in Stellenbosch you will find everything you look for in an authentic Chinese restaurant and sushi bar. With great hospitality, a friendly atmosphere and good food Hayashi continues to draw locals and tourists alike.
The menu boasts typical Chinese cuisine and you can have a go at all the traditional favourites; spring rolls, a variety of soups, sweet and sour pork, chop suey and the ever popular crispy duck.
An extensive sushi menu is also available and California rolls, maki, hand rolls, rainbow rolls and fresh rolls are available with prawn, tuna, salmon and even eel. Try your hand at the delicious salmon or prawn and salmon roses - delightful.
Be sure to enquire about the all-you-can-eat sushi nights - Japanese delicacies at your fingertips without a hole in your pocket.
Constantia Park Chinese restaurant
Located in the Eastern Suburbs of Pretoria, Jasmine Palace exudes a traditional Eastern ambiance dressed in bold red palates and bamboo themed décor.
The comprehensive menu offers a wide variety of choices such as Sichuan Hot and Sour or the Prawn Won Ton popular spring rolls.
Main course include the Ox Ribs with black pepper sauce, steamed Pork Belly with preserved vegetables, and succulent seafood dishes such as the spicy Prawns.
For more Chinese specialties try the traditional Hot Pot available in either meat, fish, or chicken combinations together served with bean curd.
Vegetarians can indulge in delicious stir-fried vegetable options and a large range of beer and wines to compliment each meal.
Illovo Chinese restaurant
The traditional décor sets the mood for an authentic dining experience basking in glorious Cantonese dishes and delightful Yum Cha.
The atmosphere and cuisine invites social dining complimented by the friendly atmosphere and service.
Enjoy whole baked fish pungent with garlic and ginger, crisp-skinned chicken or pepper beef and famous Yum Cha brunches brimming with a selection of dim sum.
An average wine list compliments authentic cuisine and flavours at Lai Lai Garden in Illovo.
Claremont Chinese restaurant
This traditional Chinese restaurant is warm and inviting, with that extra special Chinese flair. Stark contrasting blacks and reds, paper lanterns and fortune cookies on the counters turn this space into Mainland China.
Something to try is their stunning buffet, complete with chow mein, chop suey, egg fried rice, spring rolls, and all the other popular favourites when it comes to Chinese cuisine.
The restaurant also offers dim sums and their sushi menu is quite comprehensive with the regular maki, nigiri, sashimi, hand rolls and fashion sandwiches......and more.
With a great ambience, great value for money and great food that is prepared with passion, Mainland China definitely is a super power.
Durban Metro Chinese restaurant
When the temptation to satisfy a craving for nothing other than Chinese beacons, head on over to Ming Bow restaurant in Chartwell Drive.
This standard Chinese restaurant offers efficient and friendly service with delicious food bursting off the Ala Carte and set menus.
Small and intimate with sea facing tables and décor typical of traditional Chinese traditions, Ming Bow will do when nothing other than Chinese will do.
Franschhoek Dutch restaurant
Pierneef a la Motte Restaurant’s name is inspired by the great South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957). Along with being able to view a collection of paintings by the legend in the restaurant, patrons can embark on a reminiscent culinary journey that explores the best of traditional Cape Winelands’ cuisine.
The restaurant setting is very much Cape Dutch with a contemporary spin. The emphasis on oak furnishings along with glass vases marries the beauty of the outdoor scenery perfectly, thereby creating a relaxed and subtly sophisticated ambience.
The menu is nothing short of a history lesson in the development of local traditional cooking. Expect to find the best traditional fare that is unashamedly South African. Menu items include starters of Boerbok terrine or the Koningsbrood soup. Mains serve up Pomegranate glazed Smoked Pork Belly and Impala Neck. And for dessert who can resist the Brandy Chocolate Pudding?
The wine list is extensive and offers a full selection of the farm’s own as well as other overseas brands. One can indulge in a food and wine pairing at the Tasting Centre.
The restaurant also has a children’s menu.
Hyde Park Chinese restaurant
The cuisine is consistent and good brimming with Mandarin and Cantonese dishes, good wine and beers. With popular signature dishes such as the Peking duck, delicious dumplings and the best cucumber salad and calamari with black beans.
The service is friendly and traditional with gentle drapes of red and gold warming this open and airy establishment in Hyde Park Corner.
Gardens Chinese restaurant
This family friendly eatery perched above Gardens captures lovely views of Table Mountain and warm décor that embraces a ‘down to earth’ attitude.
Expect Chinese food and sushi, prepared traditionally and served with a fast and friendly service at Royo Kloof in Gardens.
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