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South Africa Seafood Bustling Restaurants
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Glenwood Portuguese restaurant
Situated in the Glenwood shopping centre with an interior dressed in orange and pink shaded in soft palates on the wall, A Cabana serves authentic Portuguese cuisine.
Some of the favourite starters include the traditional grilled portuguese sardines with coarse salt, served with a touch of olive oil and vinegar or chickenl with garlic, wine and peri-peri sauce.
For mains, try the prawns a cabana - 12 succulent prawns with garlic and lemon butter or the cabana steak, served with garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, onions and green pepper sauce.
For more exotic dishes try the bacalhau or the prawn rissoles rounded off by Portuguese pasteis de nata for a popular dessert with a twist - Portuguese kisses.
With warm hospitality and traditional fare, diners can sit back and enjoy the authentic ambience alongside fresh grills and seafood served the Portuguese way.
Durban Seafood restaurant
Exuding a tropical ambience, African Peninsula Restaurant refreshes the senses with exotic décor and well-presented dishes served over banana leaf dressed tables and crisp white linens.
For starters try plump mussels in cream white wine sauce followed by 220g grilled lamb chops, cooked to perfection in spiced garlic, herbs and chillies or the grilled line fish of the day, succulently cooked in warming spices served on a bed of fragrant rice in lemon garlic butter.
Round off a perfectly satisfying meal with a decadent tipsy malva pudding desert and silky coffee or cooling don pedro.
African Peninsula is located perfectly along the shores of the Indian Ocean for a relaxing languid lunch or romantic shore break dinner under the star lit sky.
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.
Zwartkop French restaurant
This restaurant is situated at Aloe Ridge Farm in the Cradle of Humankind, a World Heritage Site. The Observatory is a great venue for functions and the resident astronomer will take you on a telescopic tour of the night sky. The a la carte menu offers a wide variety of dishes for all tastes. Booking is essential.
George Seafood restaurant
Enjoy tasty food with a difference or light lunches and breakfasts. Alte Feste Restaurant sweeps the palate away with decadent deserts for a little slice of heaven.
From great choice salads to vegetarian meals, Alte Feste caters for the easygoing palate in relaxed informal setting perfect to soothing the day away.
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.
Sandton French restaurant
Auberge Michel has built a solid reputation for the finest French cuisine and the best quality service, providing superb dining experiences since 2004.Unsurprisingly, Aurberge Michel has garnered many well-deserved accolades such as being named South Africa’s first five-star establishment as awarded by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa. Auberge Michel was also the only restaurant to be voted in the top 10 of restaurants in JHB by Wine Magazine, Eat Out, Diner’s Club and Business Day – in the same year!With such a prestigious background, superior service, fine food and a beautifully stylish setting, it’s no wonder that Auberge Michel is a popular spot for politicians, celebrities and top businessmen.For fine French dining in a sophisticated and elegant atmosphere, make a reservation for Auberge Michel.
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.
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.
Ballito Portuguese restaurant
Prepared using the freshest ingredients, herbs and spices, Beira Alta pampers the palate with family tradition of cooking, passed down from generation to generation.
Located in the scenic coastal town of Ballito, this elegant and sophisticated restaurant delights with delectable Portuguese cuisine, embracing Continental and African influences.
Enjoy a relaxed and tantalising meal soothed by the drifting sounds of smooth jazz and a romantic ambiance.
Indulge in a variety of flavours and tastes starting with succulent prawns smothered in a melange of spices, olive oil, lemon juice and garlic and if red meat takes your palate, try the flame-grilled chicken and platters layered with scrumptious pan-fried prawns.
Beira Alta Restaurant cooks from the heart and their passion for food will reunite a love affair with decadent Portuguese cooking and rich aromatic wines, for a sensational dining experience.
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.
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