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Illovo Thai restaurant
The 'Best Thai food west of Bangkok' is a phrase heard here often. 2 Thai 4 has an authentic menu and all dishes are prepared by Thai chefs. All the food uses traditional Thai spices and herbs, adding to the authenticity. The menu is large and varied and great seafood and vegetarian options are available for the non meat eaters. Wines and other beverages are also available. Children are welcome and outside seating is available.
Zwartkop French restaurant
This restaurant is situated at Aloe Ridge Farm in the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site. The Observatory is a great venue for functions and the resident astronomer will take you on a telescopic tour of the night sky. The a la carte menu offers a wide variety of dishes for all tastes. Booking is essential.
Sandton French restaurant
Auberge Michel has built a solid reputation for the finest French cuisine and the best quality service, providing superb dining experiences since 2004.Unsurprisingly, Aurberge Michel has garnered many well-deserved accolades such as being named South Africa’s first five-star establishment as awarded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Auberge Michel was also the only restaurant to be voted in the top 10 of restaurants in JHB by Wine Magazine, Eat Out, Diner’s Club and Business Day – in the same year!With such a prestigious background, superior service, fine food and a beautifully stylish setting, it’s no wonder that Auberge Michel is a popular spot for politicians, celebrities and top businessmen.For fine French dining in a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere, make a reservation for Auberge Michel.
Glenashley Thai restaurant
Situated in the Glenore Centre with views that stretch out onto the Indian Ocean, Bangkok Yum Thai serves superb food prepared by authentic Thai chefs, delicious and healthy, layered with flavour and taste.
The décor is simple and calming, warming and welcoming heightened by dark contrasting colours and Thai artefacts.
Enjoy delightful tastes from the extensive menu or go for the signature dish chu chee duck, which is crispy duck, served with a killer chu chee sauce, deep fried spinach & jasmine rice.
Bangkok Yum Thai transports the palate to sensational Thailand and the authentic fresh flavours compliment and entice with healthy tasty alternatives to everyday dining.
Waterkloof Ridge French restaurant
For the best in French fine dining and a calm, relaxing atmosphere, an evening at Brasserie de Paris will not disappoint.The team at Brasserie de Paris are passionate and it shows in the food and the service. Friendly and attentive staff members are always just a subtle glance away to provide recommendations and explanations should you need them.The cuisine at Brasserie de Paris is superb with both traditional French as well as nouvelle cuisine. Specials are offered and changed regularly according to what is available on the market so every visit will have exciting new dishes for you to try.Set in a beautifully designed house with perfect attention to detail like pretty flower displays on the tables, Brasserie de Paris epitomises French fine dining in every way.The extensive selection of both South African and international wines will satisfy any connoisseur. Try the French varieties or the sparkling champagnes chosen carefully to suit the dishes on offer.With the freshest ingredients, superb dishes are created with passion and care. Warm, welcoming staff and beautiful surroundings make Brasserie de Paris the place for fine dining, French style!
Franschhoek French restaurant
Located on the lovely Moreson Wine Estate, the Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant exudes an old world charm.
Best described as 'honest' food, the menu is perfectly balanced, seasonally influenced and inspired by it's surroundings. This is real rustic food.
Open from 12:00 till 15:00 all week.
Somerset West Cuban restaurant
Set in a rustic old farmhouse and with superb views from every side is the Buena Vista Social Cafe, Somerset West.
Diners may also choose to eat outside in a pretty hacienda-style area. The cuisine is primarily Cuban with tantalising tapas and a wine list that perfectly accompanies the dishes.
For a wonderful Cuban dining experience in cosy and welcoming surroundings, Buena Vista Social Cafe excels!
V & A Waterfront Cuban restaurant
V & A Waterfront
Buena Visa Social Cafe near Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront is a Cuban themed restaurant and bar. Its authentic decor is eclectic, with a touch of shabby chic this combined with Cuban and Latino beats, Cuban inspired menu and great friendly service combined transport visitors to Havana -the Buena Vista Social Cafe a popular destination for Capetonians, as well as international visitors.
The menu has been designed around traditional Cuban, Central American and Caribbean fare, with a heavy Mediterranean influence too. There is a varied tapas menu, with both hot and cold dishes to choose from, including a meze platter, piquant jalapenos chilli poppers, scrumptious chicken skewers and flambéed chorizo. There is also a wide selection of Mexican favourites on the Comidas menu, all with a Cuban twist, such as the Chicken Churasco, which is grilled chicken breast with guacamole and salsa on traditional toasted Cuban flat bread.
The Buena Vista Social Cafe is also famous for this meat and seafood. The beef is SA grain fed super beef, aged for 21 days. The Lamb Al Ron, a house speciality, is delicious slices of roasted lamb flambéed in a creamy, Cuban rum sauce. The sea fare includes Cuban inspired linefish, fresh from off the boats and an indulgent seafood platter. The piece de resistance is the Cuban paella – a traditional rice dish with a generous selection of seafood, including prawns. The dish is packed with flavours and made to an authentic recipe; the paella is a fabulous feast!
Gardens French restaurant
Café Chic boasts a classic French bistro taste and a menu that flirts with the palate and cool and un-usual ways.
Try the squid-ink tagliatelle served with swordfish, or the dreamy Grand Marnier soufflé for dessert complimented by a small local wine list and grand highly priced French version.
Extensive cocktails and cognacs cater variety as do they various rooms that slip off the main annex of the house.
Begin the night perusing the menu in one of two elegant restaurants or the heavenly patisserie, then wet the palate in the grand Moroccan chill out tent furnished in velvet drapes and soft lounging cushions.
Café Chic is open for breakfast and lunch and light meals such as tapas and drinks in the evening.
Stellenbosch French restaurant
Café Dijon is a pocket of Paris in the heart of Stellenbosch. Ideally located at the centre of town, this quaint eatery is a gem for food lovers who enjoy true French cuisine. Its indoor café is perfectly Parisian in décor and ambience while being seated outside, under ancient oak trees and umbrellas, allows for a relaxed reflection of passers-by on the street in true European style.
Expect an impressive and authentic French menu. There are classic hors d’ oeuvres and salads such as Pear, Parma ham and Gorgonzola that are designed to please the palate. The main course selection and restaurant specialties are extended to include regional French dishes to the likes of South West of France Cassoulet.
The multi-dimensional menu has an array of asides and desserts and caters well for those who like to round off their eating experience.
The combination of true French style and food makes this bistro style establishment a delight any time of day – breakfast, lunch or dinner.
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.
Mossel Bay Cuban restaurant
Situated just off the main road in Mossel Bay, the Cafe Havana Lounge overlooks the hustle and bustle of village life. Enjoy lunch or dinner from their extensive menu featuring a variety of Cuban dishes. For the not so hungry, nibble on tapas while you sip a Cuban cocktail on the wooden deck.After dinner you can move to the cosy Cigar Lounge and sit next to the fireside while puff on a Cuban cigar. The Cafe Havana Lounge offers a fully stocked bar and regular live entertainment.
Cape Town Thai restaurant
Nestled in the heart of the city on the Church Street antique market in the shade of beautiful old trees, this gorgeous eclectic café evokes a sense of history and genteel English traditions – gin and tonic, high tea and rolling countrysides. Relax alfresco on the shaded sidewalk or within the historical double-storey building securing two dining experiences.
Downstairs bustles with an open-plan kitchen and quirky décor serving delicious vegetarian fare, salads, fresh breads and lunchtime buffets. Upstairs offers comfort and privacy for a quieter dining experience and an ever-changing menu.
The idyllic setting and charming ambiance make Cafe Mozart the perfect eatery in Church Street.
Monday to Friday: 7 am to 4 pm;
Saturday: 9 am to 3:30 pm.
Rondebosch French restaurant
A place for gentle conversation, indulgence and relaxation, this hidden gem in Rondebosch delivers uncompromising food.
Small and intimate dining spaces lean toward cosy comfort with walls dressed in curios art collections and a relaxed ambiance.
Utterly superb cuisine with excellent wine list compliments dishes such as the Chateaubriand or tempting duck.
Starters remain elegant and simple such as asparagus or pan-fried mushroom with rich, delicate, and dominated by chocolate deserts.
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.
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