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Bellville Contemporary restaurant
Hand-picked décor and found art adorns the walls. Counter tops and the open plan kitchen entertains with real time visuals, where masterpiece after masterpiece is whipped up and whisked off on a mission to silence hungry tummies. We offer different and affordable fine- dining food in a coffee shop. From our all-day breakfast to our delicious flat breads, sandwiches and of course our gourmet kiddies menu, we have different combinations and beautifully presented food with loads of flavour.
Steaming cups of coffee and daily newspapers, hot off the press, await the early risers yearning for a quick hearty breakfast and a quick catch up on email before the day picks up pace. We have free Wi-Fi, a beautiful quiet setting with an exquisite view of Table Mountain, perfect for the early birds.
Friendly, knowledgeable waiting staff are always ready to assist and a decadent array of cakes, pastries and hearty, classic cuisine with a twist, are conjured up to satisfy. The ever-changing menu boasts a sumptuous, eclectic selection of classic cuisine, innovatively rethought and freshly created by the hands-on owner/head chef, Anneke.
You’ll like us for the service, you’ll adore us for the taste and you’ll love us for the variety as our menu constantly changes to wow your taste buds.
Free State Contemporary restaurant
Relax by the fireplace in winter or enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the bar and lounge area or next to the swimming pool. 101 at Protea invites diners with an elegant ambient feel. An excellent menu is available that serves dishes to suit all palates. Along with a wide varieties of wines to choose from, the gourmet cuisine remains unpretentious and tasteful.
Observatory Asian restaurant
If you are in Cape Town and have not yet visited 1890 Sushi House and Grill, then you are seriously missing out. Some like to keep it a secret just to make sure they will always have a table. Capetonians all agree that this is the best and most delicious sushi in town with a grill to match.
One does not even notice the simple and slightly bare décor because you are just too busy socialising over the fresh sushi – or fresh turn-table sushi – and large portions. The most difficult choice is will I only order sushi or take on one of the mouth-watering chicken, duck, pork, beef or seafood dishes.
You will be sure to spot Charlie, the owner, ensuring that all his patrons are happy and catching up with his regulars.
Be sure to book a table at this very popular and reasonably priced restaurant in Observatory, Cape Town. They are open from Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner. The best sushi in Cape Town!
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.
Parkhurst Coffee Shop restaurant
Their coffee is made from 100% Arabica coffee beans, hand roasted and use a secret blend, ensuring a rich and unique flavour. Light meals and breakfasts are available, as well as home made cakes and tarts, which can be ordered and like the coffee are all reasonably priced.
Observatory Asian restaurant
A Taste of Asia is found on the bustling Lower Main Street in Observatory. The restaurant has been said to be great value for money and one of the best places to enjoy sushi. The fusion of Asian meals includes cuisine from Japan, China, Korea and Thailand.
The restaurant is an old house with the rooms offering guests seating. Every room has a fireplace which creates a fantastic cosy and romantic atmosphere and much-needed warmth in winter. All this coupled with friendly and efficient service.
A Taste of Asia is well known for its buffet specials and it is advisable to book in advance. Look out for their live band nights. Bring your wine and have a hearty time.
Street parking is available and the best place to look is the down the one-way just before the restaurant. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Lunch hours are from Tuesday to Friday, from 12 pm to 3 pm. Dinner is served every day from 6 pm to 10:30 pm.
Please call for further information.
Rondebosch Contemporary restaurant
Exuding style and offering some unique culinary delights, Act Restaurant hosts a contemporary a la Carte menu complimented by an extensive wine list.
The menu focuses on bistro fare, brimming with taste while stylish surrounds relax the mind in preparation of the show ahead.
Act Restaurant is the ideal venue for pre-show dinners and caters for functions and private hire.
East Rand Contemporary restaurant
Afrique offers outstanding food, service and hospitality. This upmarket fine dining experience can be found in the acclaimed Afrique Boutique Hotel and is a must for special occasions. The menu offers great food, from contemporary mains to light meals and breakfasts. A wide selection of beverages are also available. THe restaurant serves as a great venue for private functions as well.
Hout Bay German restaurant
Having spent their entire working lives in the food and hospitality industry - both locally and internationally - new owners, Kurt and Petra Schramm, have all the right qualifications to firmly place Alpenstube on the destination restaurant map in the picturesque surrounds of Hout Bay. Much needed improvements include a new front patio, a revamped outside bar and beer garden, and a fireplace for the cold winters.
Alpenstube offers a very versatile indoor-outdoor dining experience where you can relax and savour an imported German draught beer in the garden, have coffee and homemade pastries on the front patio, and enjoy a leisurely lunch or intimate dinner in the cosy interior. Aside from its large following of locals who carry them through the winter months, Alpenstube is fortunate to have many overseas visitors – German, Dutch and English - who, like the swallows, return year after year to their favourite Hout Bay haunt.
Now open at lunch time, the well-priced menu features traditional specialties such as Geschnetzeltes, thinly sliced port fillet in a creamy mushroom sauce, alongside light meals such as the Chef’s Burger, seasonal salads and a couple of soups. Master Chef Kurt has thoughtfully included several menu items specifically for children so that Alpenstube can be enjoyed by the whole family.
The signature dish must surely be the traditional Eisbein, but please call in advance to check availability. Other dinner recommendations are the grilled Fillet Steak, as well as Schnitzels to suit all tastes – pork, veal and chicken. You will also find fresh fish on the menu when available from the harbor. The pastries, desserts and cakes are all homemade, so why not indulge in whatever takes your fancy.
Kimberley Contemporary restaurant
This fine dining restaurant offers contemporary cuisine with all the bells and whistles. The beautiful interior creates a tranquil, elegant space in which you can enjoy one of the many gourmet dishes on the menu. Excellent, professional service and an amazing wine collection add to the cuisine to make this an experience to remember. Please enquire about corkage fees.
Heidelberg Coffee Shop restaurant
Perched next a canal that runs through the town of Heidelberg, Ann De Kanel Restaurant draws out the day with wonderful food, personal service and the best coffees straight from the house of coffees.
Delight in the velvety explosion of freshly baked cheesecake, homemade lunches and delicious juicy steaks.
Whether indulging in sweet delights or filling up on a hearty snack, Ann De Kanel will warm your taste buds in a cosy laid back atmosphere.
Sandton Contemporary restaurant
Annica's offers an extensive menu and a three-course set menu which specializes in game, light meals and seafood. Vegetarians can enjoy salads and a variety of Italian dishes. An array of open sandwiches are also available. Try the salmon carpaccio, marinated in fennel seeds and a sweet soya reduction, served with wasabi mayonnaise, pickled ginger and horseradish.
Hermanus Coffee Shop restaurant
Anya’s Mum is tucked away on a narrow street in Hermanus. If not for the brightly coloured building one might not notice it, but once inside you are enveloped by the homely coffee shop style and aroma of freshly baked and prepared foods.
This mother and daughter team have been running for a few years and just seem to add that family feel to their establishment. One of the things they agree on is that they are serious about coffee.
Pop in for a home-made breakfast – hot, hot, hot and extremely fresh – and your daily dose of caffeine. Cut into a fresh quiche for lunch! The menu changes daily and is filled with the spontaneous creations of this duo. They offer occasional dinners and specials are regularly offered, such as pizza night or set menu dishes.
The back garden is a great place to hide from the outside world on a hot day. Truly a lovely setting and atmosphere!
Trading hours are from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday and from 9 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. The establishment only accepts cash payments.
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
Apprentice Restaurant, formally known as L’Olive, situated on Stellenbosch’s bustling Andringa Street, is a sought after dining establishment. Home to the Culinary Institute, this restaurant offers food that appeals to the senses.
The restaurant is training school for students who have chosen cooking as a career, but patrons would be far off the mark to expect anything less than being plated up food of exceptional quality.
Not only is breakfast, lunch and dinner served in style, the décor of the eatery is bright and inviting in a relaxed upmarket manner, however, the best seats remain out of house on the pavement, where guests can soak up the Stellenbosch vibe.
The dinner menu is offers a selection of meat dishes from Lamb Rump, Kudu Loin to Quail. Desserts are wickedly decadent with impossible to resist choices like Chocolate Marble Pavlova and Tiramisu with Rum and Espresso.
Since the restaurant is a learning arena, the menu also has a glossary of terms (in case the menu is all French to you).
Queenswood Coffee Shop restaurant
Charming and bright, this warm and friendly establishment provides the perfect setting for unwinding and dining.
Enjoy morsels of delight such as onion soup loaded with fresh thyme, rump strips and salads straight out of the garden dressed in buttermilk and Parmesan dressing.
Savour this with an oven hot seed loaf and beef fillet sushi dusted with oregano, Parmesan, orange zest and a splash of raspberry vinegar.
Unwind and absorb the contented chatter over breakfast or lunch at Aquila Corner in Queenswood.
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