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South Africa European Restaurants
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.
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.
Tzaneen Continental restaurant
This quaint Victorian-style restaurant sits amidst beautiful gardens housed in one of Tzaneen’s old houses. Ashley’s serves sumptuous breakfasts including eggs benedict served with either spinach or ham and an open-baked frittata. The excellent menu offers light lunches, gourmet sandwiches and crispy salads freshly prepared in a subtropical setting. The pepper-crusted fillet is a popular main course as is the fish and chips, both served with salad.
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.
Hillcrest European restaurant
This fine bistro restaurant boasts rare classic dishes reflecting various influences from around the globe.
Gracing an elegant ambience bursting with a fusion of flavours, Aubergine and Andreotti’s offer bistro dining at its best.
The décor embraces a contemporary setting perfect for languid lunches and decadently elegant dinners.
Cape Town Continental restaurant
Avron is a bustling venue and caters for small to medium size functions. The restaurant can hold 100 people for dinner, birthday functions, and other special occasions. The capacity goes up to 250 for cocktail functions. The restaurant has a contemporary feel and is family friendly. A great selection of sushi is also available. Avron is open for lunch from 10 am until 3 pm and for dinner from 5 pm until 10.30 pm.
Sandton European restaurant
A well known landmark and favourite meeting place for diners, Baglio’s Café embraces delectable delights in the form of European style pizzas and ultimate Italian indulgence.
Casual yet chic, the ambiance is warm and classic Italian with a hint of cosmopolitan. The extensive menu is well catered for with complimenting local and international estate wines.
Situated on the corner of Nelson Mandela Square, diners experience quality value for money cuisine and the art of indulging at Baglio’s Café.
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.
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.
Stellenbosch European restaurant
Set in scenic Stellenbosch and fusing both modern and traditional Cape cuisines, Barouche Restaurant is a must-try dining experience.Barouche provides delightful dining whatever the weather, with a terrace overlooking vineyards for warm summer days or a warm and welcoming inside area for the colder wintertime.Serving the finest of South African as well as international cuisine and using the freshest seasonal ingredients, Barouche is a wonderfully versatile and accommodating place to dine.
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.
Stanford Continental restaurant
The food at Blue Gum Restaurant is classic and simple, yet exciting, emphasizing the basics. Wholesome, fresh ingredients and produce and quality sauces and stocks. Blue Gum creates food that looks exceptional and tastes amazing.
The chef and the staff always strive to make meals memorable. Excellent cuisine, discreet service and pleasant atmosphere are top most priorities. Wines that both compliment the food and excite the taste buds are recommended with every meal, thus allowing visitors to explore and discover more about South African wines.
Blue Gum has an imaginative cellar of great South African wines and concentrates especially on wines of the surrounding Stanford and Hermanus areas.
Mpumalanga Continental restaurant
Nestled inside a lovely manor house complimented by views of litchi plantations, Blue Mountain Lodge enjoys easy on the palate dishes layered with tasteful and exciting combinations.
The menu boasts Continental classics for breakfast, lunch or dinner paired with an impressive wine list and stocked cellar.
Try spiced prawn kebabs served on green asparagus with a cocktail tomato emulsion, or brinjal and halloumi cheese wrapped in spring-roll pastry. Try a guava sorbet before indulging in the gourmet selection of mains.
Blue Mountain Lodge favors a gracious and professional dining experience that makes this elegant occasion one to remember.
Newlands Continental restaurant
Located on the corner of Main Road and Dean Street in Newlands, Bon Fromage specialise in good bread, cheese and coffee.
From freshly ground homegrown coffee to freshly baked almond sacrosains, baguettes, rye and croissants, paired with irresistible combinations and a touch of South of France ambiance.
Lime washed French doors and French setting sets the mood for escapism while irresistible cheese platters and artisanal cheeses from around the world pair perfectly with the affordable and quirky wine selection.
Franschhoek Continental restaurant
Boschendal Wine Farm offers the perfect solution for a laid back family lunch that doesn’t require having to keep the kids tamed at an indoor table. The establishment’s Le Pique Nique area allows visitors a picnic style lunch with a basket filled with delicious delicacies.
With the beauty of Stellenbosch as a backdrop, the wine farm ambience and the ideally shaded area under the fragrant pine trees, a summer’s day picnic lunch is the ideal way to spend time in the Cape wine -lands.
The wicker baskets boast a selection of pates, French bread, cold meats, cheese and biscuits. The Boschendal wine list is also available and offers a selection of the farm’s finest wines. And just to ensure that one’s Boschendal picnic experience is absolutely perfect, coffee and dessert are served from the gazebo. The deli also caters for children.
The picnic baskets are catered for at a flat rate per head and booking is essential.
The estate also has a café (Le Café) and a buffet restaurant (Boschendal Le Restaurant).
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