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Paarl Tapas restaurant
This cool and contemporary wine bar cum restaurant serves a delightful array of tapas, pub food and light meals. As is naturally suggested by the name, you can pair any item with amazing wine of your choice. Regular wine tastings are held. 10 Chapters serves breakfast, lunch and early dinners. Booking is advised.
Cullinan Greek restaurant
Housed inside a cosy Edwardian terraced house, As Greek as it Gets flaunts dainty chandeliers, pleasant surrounds and well chosen ingredients, simply prepared, brimming with flavour.
These light modern touches infuse classic flavours such as saganaki - grilled feta with sour cherries or fall of the bone lamb shanks marinated in white wine, cooked in tomato sauce.
Desert requires a meal of its own as simply decadent baklava with apricot, cinnamon and orange jus, or a chocolate mousse flavoured with toasted almonds, amaretto and cream grace the menu.
Visit As Greek as it Gets for an indulging and unpretentious dining experience.
Gardens Tapas restaurant
In a beautiful Victorian Town house on the vibrant and trendy Kloof Street is Asoka.
The menu offers superb flavoursome tapas and promotes sharing and socialising while sampling the delicious creations with friends and family. The food served is healthy and full of wonderful flavour combinations that have diners ordering seconds and thirds.
Enjoy a truly tranquil culinary experience at Asoka.
Westdene Greek restaurant
Recommended by a loyal following of locals, Barba’s Cafe is a super spot for superb food and a great atmosphere.
During the weekdays, a sumptuous buffet offering a mouth watering array of delicious options like dolmades is a must-try. A modest but well-designed wine list provides for every taste and budget.
An open deck provides a great al fresco setting when the weather allows and friendly, helpful staff make your time at this understated eatery a very pleasant one.
Gordons Bay Tapas restaurant
This happening spot in Gordons Bay is definitely the place to be whether you're young or just young at heart. Bar-bay-dos offers a simple menu that consists mainly of tapas-style foods, and the main attraction here is the sublime cocktails that are mixed to perfection.
Bar-bay-dos has live music acts two to three times a week and the variety ranges from rock to 80's to latin tunes.
The menu is small and dishes include grilled Portuguese sardines either rolled in coarse salt and grilled the traditional way or butterflied and grilled, served with spicy Portuguese chilli salsa and rice. Be sure to try the Jalapeno chilli poppers stuffed with feta and cream cheese, an ideal dish to share. Beef schnitzel, succulent espatada and butter-filled prawns are also on offer.
A variety of seafood can also be enjoyed and make a point of trying the Mississippi mud pie for dessert - it really is as indulgent as it sounds.
Johannesburg Tapas restaurant
This chic, modern café cum restaurant is situated in the 44 Stanley Avenue Lifestyle Centre. The emphasis is on having a social experience and the Spanish-style, tapas-type food mirrors this. Gourmet-looking snack foods and boutique-style meals are the order of the day. Enjoy a classic cocktail or a glass of your favourite vino in the relaxed, ambient atmosphere of Bliss.
Port Elizabeth Tapas restaurant
Bridge Street Café Bar and Bistro found on Bridge Street in Port Elizabeth has taken the new ‘brewery’ vibe and made it even better. The restaurant caters for the kids with Play Stations, big screens and bean bags while the grown-ups sip on the local brew. The menu offers a range of great tapas as well as pizzas and your well-loved grills. Local artists are regularly popping and enhancing the already-great atmosphere.
Lonehill Greek restaurant
An endearing theme of a bygone era runs throughout this unique restaurant.Stunning attention to detail has been paid to the stunning decor, harnessing the elegance of the Byzantine era of its namesake.Upon entering, patrons go through to reception/wine room area via a sandstone staircase lined with iron balustrades. The seating is set mainly within semi-circle alcoves with a round stained-glass window. Wooden tables complement the elegant high-backed benches stylishly upholstered. The chairs stay true to the period and vary in style. A comfortable lounge area adds contemporary dimension with large comfortable and modern sofas. The beautiful surrounds are further enhanced by a view over Lonehill Lake.The food is primarily Mediterranean and created with the freshest ingredients and presented superbly.Take a step back in time to the Byzantine era at Byzance Restaurant.
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.
Cape Town Tapas restaurant
Located along the bustling and vibrant Long Street, Cafe Mojito lulls the palate with tropical surrounds and lip smacking mojitos.
The menu brims with Cuban-Caribbean flavours, burgers, nachos, salads and a great snack selection for the not-so-hungry such as sticky ribs, empanadas, buffalo wings, angry prawns and addictive Coco Loco Hoppin’ Jons (jalapeño chillies stuffed with feta).
Various selections such as Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya and Jamaican Jerk Chicken brim with authentic flavours and vegetarians can try Bob’s Blue cheese burger (vegetarian burger topped with avocado and blue cheese sauce), stuffed Cuban flatbread, roast vegetable pasta salad and curried Trinidad roti.
Soak up the tropical islands and bustling ambiance at Cafe Mojito in Long Street.
Camps Bay Tapas restaurant
An eclectic fusion of the culinary cultures of Southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East and a gorgeous beach setting, Cafe sofia at Camps Bay is the perfect venue for any occasion.
Set up above the human and actual traffic and with spectacular views of the ocean, Cafe Sofia at Camps Bay is a perfect people-watching spot to while away some time.
Fourways Greek restaurant
Cantare is situated in Johannesburg's Premier Entertainment venue, Montecasino in Fourways
Cantare is the place for great food, cabaret shows and a party atmosphere, live the Cantare Experience.
Dine in our pin-up styled Dining area underneath the watchful gaze of our pin-up girls.
Our dishes are Mediterranean inspired, we have a touch of Mediterranean in all our plates
Let us entertain you with our Cabaret styled shows, we have something for everyone. From a little naughty to something nice, our Varga girls will be your entertainers for the night, but your evening is not over yet! The Cantare experience ends in the early hours of the morning let your hair down and dance your shoes off. Enjoy your nightcap at the Vintage Varga Bar where your thirst for life will be quenched.
A venue suited for large parties and intimate enough for your special moments, that is the Cantare experience.
Green Point Tapas restaurant
Located in the Victoria Junction, in what was once one of Cape Town’s oldest telephone exchange warehouses is a light and free flowing space that captures the perfect setting for social dining.
The informal surrounds heightened by chic décor set the stage for breakfast, lunch or dinner from the tapas style menu.
Enjoy extensive wines by the glass and innovative organic wines, ideally suited for the social tapas and conversation.
Morningside Greek restaurant
A small family run restaurant, Delfi cradles the palate with authentic Greek delights spilling off a simple menu.
This unassuming restaurant wraps you up in a cosy and friendly setting delighting the taste buds with home-cooked creations.
With a great meze selection and traditional menu, diners can immerse themselves in an array of deep-fried squid heads with garlicky skordalia, spicy Greek sausage flamed in ouzo or sardines with plenty of lemon.
Mains include a good lamb shank and to die for stuffed tomatoes or imam.
Dine and celebrate the Greek way with traditional Greek dancing and plate breaking concluding a perfect meal at Delfi restaurant in Morningside.
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.
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