Hout Bay German restaurant
Having spent their entire working lives in the food and hospitality industry - both locally and internationally - new owners, Kurt and Petra Schramm, have all the right qualifications to firmly place Alpenstube on the destination restaurant map in the picturesque surrounds of Hout Bay. Much needed improvements include a new front patio, a revamped outside bar and beer garden, and a fireplace for the cold winters.
Alpenstube offers a very versatile indoor-outdoor dining experience where you can relax and savour an imported German draught beer in the garden, have coffee and homemade pastries on the front patio, and enjoy a leisurely lunch or intimate dinner in the cosy interior. Aside from its large following of locals who carry them through the winter months, Alpenstube is fortunate to have many overseas visitors – German, Dutch and English - who, like the swallows, return year after year to their favourite Hout Bay haunt.
Now open at lunch time, the well-priced menu features traditional specialties such as Geschnetzeltes, thinly sliced port fillet in a creamy mushroom sauce, alongside light meals such as the Chef’s Burger, seasonal salads and a couple of soups. Master Chef Kurt has thoughtfully included several menu items specifically for children so that Alpenstube can be enjoyed by the whole family.
The signature dish must surely be the traditional Eisbein, but please call in advance to check availability. Other dinner recommendations are the grilled Fillet Steak, as well as Schnitzels to suit all tastes – pork, veal and chicken. You will also find fresh fish on the menu when available from the harbor. The pastries, desserts and cakes are all homemade, so why not indulge in whatever takes your fancy.
Somerset West Seafood restaurant
This cheery, vibrant seafood restaurant is situated in the beautiful Somerset West. The interior is simple and understated and the ambience relaxed, casual, friendly and welcoming.
The menu offers a large variety of dishes, mainly sushi and seafood. Try the baby Kingklip if available. The calamari and the mussels are also perfectly prepared and well worth the price.
The sushi options are amazing, and it ranges from the traditional to the more 'out there' kind. Maki, nigiri, fashion sandwiches, salmon roses and even the customized dragon rolls are all up to standard - even above.
The service is quick and personalized and you can watch your chef prepare most of your dishes while you wait.
The restaurant is child friendly and wheelchair accessible. Blue Waters is open for lunch and dinner from 12 pm until 10 pm seven days a week and is fully licensed.
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.