South Africa Accommodation
South Africa Mediterranean Bustling Restaurants
- Pub Meals
- Cape Malay
Durbanville Pub Meals restaurant
Alberto’s is a quaint and bustling owner-run pub and restaurant in the middle of Durbanville. The restaurant has a laid-back, comfortable feel to it and here you can simple sit back and relax with your favourite pint and great food.
The restaurant has both a smoking and a non-smoking section inside and a big, outdoor smoking section in the garden. The garden also has an awesome play area for the little ones and this makes the establishment perfect for a family lunch.
The restaurant serves mainly traditional, hearty, comfort food and dishes include a range of great, succulent steaks, burgers and even the popular eisbein. Must-tries are the homemade chicken pie and the proudly South African bobotie, a Cape malay dish with mince meat, egg, raisins and curry spices.
This restaurant offers good food, a lively, bustling comfortable ambience, great service and an all-round enjoyable experience.
Big Bay Mediterranean restaurant
A hidden gem in Big Bay, Alexia’s restaurant is a Greek influenced Mediterranean restaurant that offers a variety of deliciously authentic meals. With views across Table Bay towards Table Mountain and the Cape Town, Alexia’s is the perfect place to sit back, sip on a cool glass of vino and take in the amazing views of the Mother City while delighting in delicious food.
Parkmore Portuguese restaurant
This bustling Portuguese family restaurant serves all the old favourites like trinchado, chicken livers peri peri, caldo verde, calamari and a variety of prawn dishes. The seafood is, of course, the speciality here. There is a comprehensive wine list to complement the menu. The prices are definitely competitive and the service is up to standard. No frills and fuss to be found here - just good quality food in a bustling yet relaxed setting.
Port Nolloth Seafood restaurant
This rustic venue serves delicious food in large portions. The menu focusses mainly on seafood dishes and a special mention is owed to the stuffed calamari tubes that literally melt in your mouth. There are, however, quite a few options available for meat lovers and vegetarians as well. Delectable traditional desserts are served and a predictable but good wine list is on offer. The vibe at Anita's is a must-experience.
Melville Mediterranean restaurant
Long tables scattered throughout set off interesting varieties of paintings with a designated children’s area, thoughtfully designed to incorporate busy little minds for much needed relaxation for parents.
Boasting a three level story, multi coloured climbing frame, a games room and designated play area with seating for child minders, Bambanani keeps little minds busy and well fed with delightful kiddies favourites.
The menu excites the traditional favourites such as macaroni and cheese and fish fingers and mash to mention a few.
Adults indulge and extensive menu boasting Mediterranean cuisine and tasty tapas such as beef Carpaccio with celery, parmigiano shavings and a lemon dressing or grilled aubergines marinated in olive oil, garlic and parsley. For seafood delights try the prawns with chilli, coriander and lime butter.
More substantial meals are on offer such as beef or veggie burgers with red onions and frites or a salad. Fillet steak, pork ribs and grilled whole baby chicken with peri-peri sauce.
Fish Hoek Seafood restaurant
Barracudas secures a location on Beach Road, with floor to ceiling glass windows to maximize your view and a relaxed ambiance to match your mood.
The décor inspires a fresh, contemporary and natural feel with splashes of aqua and coral.
The expansive wine list works perfectly with the well-balanced menu, which brims with seafood and various South African meats.
Try the Springbok Carpaccio - thinly sliced springbok served with melon, kumquat and pecorino shavings.
Move onto the Barracuda Platter layered with grilled fillet of hake, 4 queen prawns, deep-fried calamari served with savoury rice, vegetables and Beurre Blanc.
Sweeten the palate with a mouth-watering try coupe tutti fruity (vanilla ice cream, mixed fruit, praline, whipped cream, nuts and granadilla sauce).
Barracuda makes an ideal spot for fresh seafood, great views and bustling ambiance whether it be lunch or dinner.
Simons Town Seafood restaurant
Soak up the authentic harbour flavour while enjoying extensive South African fare right on the waters edge of Bertha’s Restaurant. Pass the time away in a relaxed, warm and informal setting with picturesque views extending across the yacht harbour and False Bay.
Serving the freshest seafood and using only the finest ingredients, Bertha’s Restaurant caters for long lazy lunches and lingering cocktails before being swept away by the romance of the night.
Watch the sunset spill out onto the terrace then pamper your palate with Golden Calamari Strips dressed in a chilli coriander and mango jam before tucking into the catch of the day grilled and served with lemon butter and a choice of rice, salad, mashed potato or chips or seasonal vegetables.
The extensive menu offers platters, meats and poultry, burgers and pastas including vegetarian and salads alongside the most dense and moist Malva pudding smothered with butterscotch sauce and served with cream or ice cream.
Housed on the picturesque water edge fronting the old Town Pier, Bertha’s Restaurant will sweep you off into the sunset with delectable food and soul soothing scenery.
Millers Point Seafood restaurant
Nestled unobtrusively on one of the most scenic coastlines in the Cape, conveniently just outside Simon's Town and en-route to Cape Point, this historical building, once a whaling station, ensures the perfect setting for an idyllic lunch or evening experience. During "whale season", guests often enjoy their meal whilst watching whales cruising along the coastline. Established as a restaurant for 27 years, the Black Marlin has earned a reputation for its stunning seafood, award-winning wine list, attentive service and incredible views.
The garden, with its 100-year-old Camellia Japonica tree and unparalleled ocean views, offers "al fresco dining" or, one may choose to dine within the restaurant. There is also the option to dine within our large glass enclosed function room which offers spectacular views and a huge open grill, where one can watch the vast array of seafood being cooked to perfection.
The Black Marlin offers an extensive menu with the main emphasis on seafood, complimented by the other choices of fine contemporary cuisine. House specialities include Cape Rock Lobster, kingklip spit (grilled kingklip wrapped in bacon and served on skewers), sesame prawns served with peanut satay sauce, seafood platters, oysters and mussels. Through the many years of providing top quality fresh seafood and impeccable service to the locals and foreign tourists, this restaurant has become world famous. The staff are friendly, knowledgeable and highly trained
Humewood Seafood restaurant
This unique restaurant is set in The Chapman Hotel in Port Elizabeth. Enjoy your meal inside, or on summer days and evenings, dine alfresco while taking in the beautiful views. Blackbeard's Lookout and Seafood Tavern is also the ideal location for functions. The restaurant is fully licensed and caters for vegetarians and kiddies as well.
The restaurant was named after Blackbeard the Pirate, who was born in Bristol as Edward Teach. In 1718, he was killed by Lieutenant Richard Maynard in a deadly battle.
Besides offering guests amazing seafood dishes, other a la carte options are available, including meat, poultry, vegetarian and Italian dishes.
Humewood Seafood restaurant
Blackbeards Restaurant is the oldest restaurant in Port Elizabeth specialising in seafood. This is a family owned restaurant that has sustained its quality and professional service. Apart from the a la carte seafood menu, Blackbeards also offers a variety of meat, poultry, vegetarian and Italian dishes. The restaurant also caters for various functions. A buffet is served on a Sunday. Keep an eye out for the daily specials.
Monday to Friday: 07:00 - 09:00;
Saturday to Sunday: 07:30 - 10:00.
Monday to Sunday: 18:00 until late.
Century City Portuguese restaurant
This beautifully decorated restaurant captures the heart of the Portuguese culture and tradition. As you walk in you feel right at home in the midst of earthy tones, solid wooden tables and finishes that reminds of the open-hearted, adventurous spirit of the Portuguese people.
The food provides quality and comfort and range from the popular Espatadas to mouth-watering seafood dishes. The bustling, vibey atmosphere just adds to a wonderful dining experience.
Braza is open seven days a week from 11:30 am until late and is an absolute must-try.
Kommetjie Pub Meals restaurant
Located along Main Road, this popular local haunt specialises in great British pub grub with a wide range of local and international beers.
The ambiance bustles with activity and the festive vibe makes it the ideal location for alfresco pub lunches while watching the game.
Live music on Saturdays and Sundays.
Quigney Mediterranean restaurant
Café Neo inspires a social atmosphere and aims to have friends and family feel welcome and relaxed. With an emphasis on service, you will have everything you need with a smile. The menu offers breakfast, lunch and supper with a Mediterranean influence. There is an option for everyone with breakfasts, burgers, pizzas, sandwiches, seafood, grills and vegetarian fare.
Monday from 8:30 to 22:00;
Tuesday to Saturday from 8:30 to 22:00;
Sundays from 8:30 to 17:30.
Graskop Portuguese restaurant
Great Portuguese and Mozambican fare can be enjoyed here. Traditional recipes using the freshest ingredients ensure a delightful dining experience. Be sure to catch the live entertainment evenings, special event occasions, the unique drumming circle and just in general the warm, cosy atmosphere and vibe.
Rivonia Portuguese restaurant
If traditional Spanish and Portuguese food and delightful tapas is what you’re after then Canto Latino is the place for you.
Specialising in the finest Spanish and Portuguese cuisine and prices to please, it’s not a surprise that Canto Latino receives lots of support from the local community.
A picturesque courtyard provides al fresco dining to please and Flamenco music adds to the authenticity of your Latin dining experience.
When it comes to true Latin cuisine, Canto Latino is the genuine article.
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