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.
Western Cape Mexican restaurant
Enjoy awesome Latin American street food prepared by renowned Venezualan chef Migdalia Bellorin, an attraction on his own. This original eatery has an ever-changing menu serving up food like Colombian stews, soups, Argentinian empanadas and the traditional Peruvian ceviche.
Orinoco serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Start your day with a variety of sandwiches, scrambled eggs with Mexican flavours or arepa, a popular dish in Venezuela. Lunch dishes change on a daily basis and a variety of salads, vegetables and light meals like empanadas and tacos. A range of desserts are also available.
The wine list consists of four wines. Try the perfectly balanced spicy Orinoco the very interesting Peruvian pisco sour or margarita.
On Friday evenings guests can enjoy cocktails and tapas in this laid-back, relaxed gem in Cape Town.
Restaurants near South Africa
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and are not necessarily the actual travelling
Johannesburg and surrounds Portuguese restaurant
Johannesburg and surrounds(3.5 km from South Africa)
Enjoy delicious and tasty cuisine and a feast for the senses dining on seafood, grills and typical Portuguese dishes.
With attention to detail and personal attention, diners relax in tranquil surrounds dining on mouth-watering dishes such as grilled chicken basted in finger linking peri-peri the Mozambican way, or voluptuous grilled prawns, tasty pregos, trinchados, espetadas and popular feijoada.
Adeguita Portuguese Restaurant tantalises with mouth-watering tastes and flavours the true Portuguese way in a colonial setting that invites relaxation.
Rosettenville Portuguese restaurant
Rosettenville(4.4 km from South Africa)
An unpretentious family-run restaurant serving superb Portuguese cuisine, A Churrasqueira boasts an exciting menu with a wide selection of choices.
An impressive wine list enhances the experience, with a brilliant selection of both South African and Portuguese wines.
The interior is simple and warm, the service excellent and the prices reasonable. All in all, a wonderful place to dine in comfort.
Kensington Portuguese restaurant
Kensington(7.3 km from South Africa)
The delicious menu brims with high quality seafood such as voluptuous Mozambican prawns and a variety of succulent steaks, poultry and traditional dishes.
The warm and inviting ambiance sets the tone for a unique Portuguese experience housed in a luxurious house in Kensington.