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South Africa Contemporary Restaurants
V & A Waterfront Seafood restaurant
V & A Waterfront
Baia is the talk of the town when it comes to the finest seafood.
Offering the most delectable seafood dishes created with skill and passion and using the freshest fish and shellfish, diners are treated to a sumptuous feast. Even the meat lovers are taken care of with a mouth-watering selection of meat and poultry dishes.
A large spacious terrace offers a superb al fresco setting with stunning views, a lounge and bar provide a space to relax before or after you meal, or just a place to enjoy a drink or two in a wonderfully vibrant ambience. The decor is understated and perfectly placed with lighting and beautiful colours that create a warm but stylish look as well as mosaic tiles that pay homage to Mediterranean roots.
East London Seafood restaurant
Boasting a prime wharf side location offering simple seafood fare, Ballyhoo Bistro embraces a cosy nautical feel complimented by efficient service and outstanding food.
Graced by a beautiful view diners can sit back, relax and enjoy freshly prepared cuisine with a touch of classic elegance.
Try baskets of calamari, pots of mussels or succulent grilled line fish with a salad. Steaks, wraps, burgers and breakfasts wet the appetite, while the eat-as-many-prawns- as-you-like special beacons loyal followers back every time.
Ballyhoo Bistro provided the perfect wharf side setting bursting with simple seafood and beautiful views.
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.
V & A Waterfront Contemporary restaurant
V & A Waterfront
The Bascule Bar is Cape Town’s whisky bar supreme. With over 400 whiskeys on the menu and a huge variety of some of the best wines South Africa has to offer patrons are spoilt for choice. The food menu is simple, elegant and delicious, with the menu’s emphasis on a gastro pub theme.
Situated on the edge of the marina in Cape Town’s Waterfront where the international yachts are moored, the Bascule Bar is where trendy whisky and wine lovers gather. Vibrant and bustling, it is the ideal place for a light lunch – patrons can sit out on the water’s edge and take in the sunshine. By night the Bascule bar becomes a hub of sophisticated elegance where wine and whisky flow, and all the beautiful people of Cape Town come out to play.
The gastro pub menu consists of snacks and tapas, with specialities that include goat’s cheese peppadew poppers with saffron aioli and salt and pepper squid with sweet chilli mayonnaise. Main meals are traditional pub fare with a modern twist – Cape Grace fish and chips, seared tuna burger with avocado salsa and sweet potato wedges and beef burger with sweet pepper relish, emmenthal cheese, crispy onions and French fries.
Bascule Bar patrons enjoy the finer things, but appreciate the simple style of this unique spot in Cape Town's harbour.
Sandton Contemporary restaurant
Popular and vibrant, this superb restaurant is great at what it does.
Brilliant breakfasts, fancy sandwiches and pastas are the order of the day and none of it will disappoint. Having been primarily a breakfast and lunch restaurant, Bayleaf & Sage has recently branched into dinners but has managed to retain the bright and breezy ambience that makes for such a warm and welcoming dining experience.
The food is wonderful and as a result, this buzzing restaurant has a loyal following of regulars.Try it out and you'll be sure to become one of them.
Mossel Bay Seafood restaurant
Enjoy famous dishes or a relaxing drink marvelling at the beauty of the handcrafted natural tree bar or unwind in front of the crackling fireplace sipping heart-warming sherry.
Rekindle the summer spirit with cooling cocktails savouring the sun and lapping waters around the Lapa with family and friends or just enjoy simple dining warmed by caramel woods and cooling wrought iron tables and chairs heightened by nautical stripes.
Tantalise the palate with Tiger Prawns sautéed in chilli and garlic oil with onion and peppers, 600gm flame grilled Spare Ribs, medium spiced Chicken Curry, Chicken Tagliatelle with mushroom, tomato and garlic sauce topped with parmesan.
Beach Tree Restaurant flirts casual dining surrounded by a soothing ambience fit for those who just want to kick back, relax and enjoy what the day has to offer.
Yzerfontein Seafood restaurant
Beaches Restaurant has an envied position in Yzerfontein, overlooking the 16 Mile Beach. True to its name, Beaches Restaurant’s theme consists of brightly coloured umbrellas on the deck, white washed tables and chairs and bright tablecloths.
The menu offers a majority of seafood but some meat and vegetarian dishes are available. The Beaches Basket is great for a snack with samosas, springrolls, fish bites, mussels and calamari.
Tuesday to Sunday, from 12 pm to 4 pm.
Gauteng Contemporary restaurant
Fresh dishes made from scratch with a healthy dollop of imagination is the order of the day here. The food is hearty with a touch of gourmet. Try a personalized breakfast that will keep you going all day, or a Mediterranean platter for one or to share. Freshly made flatbread, hummus and pesto complement the dishes; be sure to try the calamari with a touch of chilli. A variety of desserts are available and the carrot cake is definitely worth a mention. A good wine selection is on offer.
V & A Waterfront Seafood restaurant
V & A Waterfront
In a picturesque setting with stunning views of Table Bay is Belthazar Restaurant and Wine Bar.Enjoy a decadent but relaxed ambiance in this acclaimed eatery. Choose from a selection of hundreds of the finest wines carefully picked by the talented team. Dine on succulent seafood and meats in delicious dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients.With accolades such as the ‘Diners Club Wine List of the Year 2009 - Diamond Award’, the ‘Best Restaurant Service Award on the V&A Waterfront August 2009/2010’ and the ‘American Express Fine Dining Selection - Platinum Selection 2009’ it’s no surprise that this restaurant continues to grow in popularity.Take some time out to experience a superb dining experience at the V & A Waterfront.
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.
Gordons Bay Seafood restaurant
Bertie’s Moorings is located in the Gordon's Bay Waterfront. It is a family run restaurant deriving its name from the Bertie Reed, a famous yacht. The restaurant can seat 120 people overlooking the water. Inside is a hand-crafted bar made from an oak barrel by Bertie himself.
Live entertainment is offered on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. Bertie's also shows major sporting events on their big screen.
Cape Town City Centre Contemporary restaurant
Cape Town City Centre
The neutral, elegant and easy going décor sets the mood for a relaxed and flavourful experience ideal for business lunches, romantic dinners or family dinners.
The menu offers a la Carte dining, ranging from freshly caught fish and a selection of hot and cold mezze.
Enjoy the elegant surrounds and contemporary ambiance at Bistro 126.
Franschhoek Contemporary restaurant
Bistro ALLEE BLEUE offers innovative bistro cuisine using local seasonal produce and ingredients sourced from the estate’s gardens and local wine lands.
The comprehensive menu boasts typical South African delicacies and top class ALLEE BLEUE wines in a stylish atmosphere brimming with charm.
Savour bistro delights and exceptional service at this classic contemporary bistro in Groot Drakenstein.
Magaliesburg Contemporary restaurant
This microbrewery has four unique beers on tap and a stunning restaurant in a country setting. The Black Horse Restaurant has a small a la carté menu with some kiddies' options, as well as a separate pizza menu.
Breakfast is served until 11 am and consists of three choices namely continental, the three egg omlette or the Balck Horse Full Breakfast for the hungry. The starter dishes, although limited, covers all weather types; in winter start with a cream of oyster mushroom soup, in spring try the smoked salmon carpaccio, or in summer begin with the village salad.
The mains comprise of steak, chicken, prawns or pasta while the special dishes include kudu loin and chicken, leek and macadamia nut cream pie. End your meal with a mouthwatering dessert.
The pizza menu comprises seven pizza types and a handful of snack options.
The setting is relaxed and the garden is a great place to enjoy a tasty meal with family and friends.
Wednesday to Saturday - 8 am until late;
Sundays - 8 am to 7 pm;
Open on public holidays.
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
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