South Africa Accommodation
South Africa Seafood Bustling Restaurants
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City Bowl Bistro restaurant
This restaurant and beer bar is a treat after a day of business or sightseeing in Cape Town. Apart from the awesome brews that are their signature trademark, they serve good hearty food in sizable portions and at competitive prices.
Here you can enjoy charcuterie boards that is bound to satisfy, delicious sandwiches and their smoky beef prego, straight from the barbecue.
Big, filling breakfasts are also on offer and offers a great start to any day. For the more refined diner, the salmon is a definite winner.
But it's not just beer. There is an extensive wine list that will not disappoint.
This laid-back beer bar and eatery, complete with ping pong table for entertainment, offers a 'real' experience in the midst of city madness.
Fourways International restaurant
Soak up the trendy and hip atmosphere over a glass of wine or enjoy a culinary delight from the innovative menu before attending a show at the new Teatro @ Monte
Offering lunch and dinner including a tasters menu, diners enjoy time honoured cuisine that tickles the palate with tantalising starters, salads and succulent steaks. The desert menu entices with four traditional favourites.
The décor invites relaxation and intimacy with surprising nooks and crannies and alfresco seating warmed by a Tuscan village ambiance. Intimate dining in the private dining area provides a grand stand of the spectacular piazza musical fountain.
@ Monte Winebar and Restaurant is conveniently located in the hustle and bustle of Monte Casino Boulevard in Fourways, Johannesburg.
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.
Kuruman Grills restaurant
22nd on Main Restaurant and Grill is a vibey restaurant and grill situated in the Palmgate Shopping Centre. Enjoy some of the finest steaks, perfectly prepared to your taste, in a vibrant setting. The restaurant has various other dishes on the menu and caters for all tastes. A great wine list is available.
Bedfordview International restaurant
Located in Bedfordview, Allora Ristorante Classico embraces the concept of Traditional Italian village dining, with the lingering aromas of wood fired pizzas, warm décor and soothing central fountain.
White table cloths contrast the warm mosaic brickwork and village elegance with an upmarket feel.
The menu seduces with simplicity and flavour, marrying rustic flavours with modern culinary creations brimming with colour and taste.
Allora Ristorante Classico invites dining for any occasion spread with creative cuisine and sophisticated ambiance.
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.
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.
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.
Newlands Grills restaurant
Nestled in the heart of Newlands Village, Barristers Grill Café is the place to be if you enjoy a good local spot and consistently good dishes.
Dine indoors, alfresco or within the bustling garden atmosphere on a menu brimming with meats, fish or chicken dishes served by attentive waitrons.
Try their fabulous salads with cheese, calamari or beef accents, gorgeous Thai chicken and prawn curry, and grilled sole with lemon and ginger butter.
The meat comes perfectly prepared with favourites being the lamb rump dressed in a delectable Madeira sauce.
Barristers cater for all tastes and palates in a bustling atmosphere in the heart of Newlands.
Sandton International restaurant
Exuding a dining experience that embraces traditional comforts infused with modern style, Beach Blanket Bohemia pampers with legendary hospitality and a Mediterranean menu that entices.
Whether dining over breakfast, lunch, dinner or a light meal to accompany the comprehensive wine list, diners enjoy an old meets new ambiance touched by sophisticated surrounds.
Whatever the occasion, albeit formal dining, romantic evenings or languid lunches, Beach Blanket Bohemia dwells on decadence evident in the crystal cut chandeliers, eye-catching fireplaces and social lounge.
Dine indoors or alfresco soaking up the rays on the beach ambiance terrace or socialise in style to the sounds of laid back tunes spread by live dj’s and musicians.
The in-depth menu leans towards Mediterranean, using fresh wholesome ingredients with a dash of contemporary for an all round delectable dining experience in the beautiful surrounds of Sunninghill Village Centre in Sandton.
Bedfordview International restaurant
Bennigan's offers a true reflection of a real international restaurant. With food that shows influences from America's Deep South, Mexico, California and even Mozambique, there is definitely something for all tastes. Try the perfectly prepared steaks, fajitas, a curry or a traditional South African Karoo Lamb Shank. Only the freshest ingredients are used and this shines through in the flavours delivered by every dish.
Sandton Bistro restaurant
Bustling, yet relaxed, Bella’s contemporary take on bistro dining exudes a beautifully decorated slice of heaven, brimming with delicious cakes and tarts alongside scrumptious breakfasts and lunches.
Dine alfresco in the shaded courtyard or sunny conservatory enjoying an aromatic coffee and moist freshly baked cake for tea.
Situated in the bustling heart of Sandton, Bella invites relaxation, deli style with decadent delights that will tickle the taste buds with gastronomic pleasure.
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.
Parkhurst Bistro restaurant
Exuding a warm and homely feel, Bistro Vine parades black and white photographic interior warmed by terracotta floors and cosy bistro dining.
Dine indoors or alfresco with tables spilling out onto the pavement overlooking 4th Avenue on Parkhurst Main Street.
Enjoy traditional French cuisine, made using the freshest, and naturally produced ingredients with delightful choices such as starter of smoked salmon on sweet corn potato fritter with avocado, spring onion, crème frâiche and wasabi dressing.
For something lighter, try the chicken Caesar salad layered with smoked bacon, cocktail tomatoes, croutons, cos lettuce and Caesar dressing.
Hearty mains such as the fettuccine with beef fillet strips enrobes the palate with hints of tomato, garlic, pinotage, leek and celery with a touch of cream
The ultimate duck confit seduces with crispy tender leg and thigh joints of duck served on potato, pumpkin and leek bake with salsa verde concluded by decadent baked Belgium chocolate tart with raspberry coulis.
Pamper the palate with unforgettable cuisine in elegant French inspired surroundings at Bistro Vine in Parkhurst.
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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