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South Africa Swiss Restaurants
Irene Turkish restaurant
More than just a place to have a great meal, A’la Turka incorporates art, music and culture into the mix, offering a truly memorable and enjoyable dining experience.
Enjoy delectable, exotic Turkish cuisine as you travel deep into the heart of the land. Choose from an exciting menu of freshly-prepared dishes while you listen to music and take in the wonderfully appointed decor.
Strategic lighting creates a relaxing ambience and showcases the antiques and art adorning the hand-painted walls. Be entertained by talented belly dancers as you feast.
A dining experience like no other, A’la Turka is an intriguing place to while away some time.
Green Point Turkish restaurant
Experience the best cuisine that Turkey has to offer at Anatoli. Be greeted warmly by attentive staff and seated in an intriguing Victorian warehouse, built in 1904.
Freshly baked flat breads accompany traditional meze, presented in equally traditional oversized trays. The knowledgeable waiters will enthusiastically take diners through all of the meze available. There is something to suit every palate at Anatoli due to the variety that characterises Turkish cuisine.
Experience a memorable culinary journey through Turkey care of Anatoli at Green Point.
Kenilworth Caribbean restaurant
Relax in true Caribbean style, sipping Pina Coladas while savouring delectable starters of Coco Loco Hoppin' Jons (Jalapeno chillies stuffed with feta, crumbed and deep-fried) enjoying the laid back vibe tropical atmosphere.
With a large garden and cosy restaurant, Banana Jam Café serves authentic Caribbean tastes lit by a roaring fire and enchanting night-lights while dining outside. With Jamican BBQ’s in the summer and a buzzing atmosphere, patrons can enjoy fast service with friendly attentive staff.
Rated by locals as the best Banana Jam burgers in town with the largest rum collection in the country; Banana Jam Café is your suburban island escape to the breezy shores of the Caribbean.
Cape Town Kurdish restaurant
Kick back in the restaurant sampling traditional Kurdish dishes surrounded by authentic décor and ambiance.
The menu caters breakfast, lunch and dinners, offering unusual and less familier choices that brim with taste and flavour.
Try a Kurdish breakfast laden with a boiled egg, beef sausage, fried tomato, feta cheese, black olives and bread with jam. The Mesopotamia breakfast offers fried eggs with cheese on toasted pita bread. A health breakfast, consisting of fruit salad with yoghurt, nuts and honey, or a selection of croissants can also be ordered if you are a little less adventurous.
Light snacks come in a number of choices and lunchtime or evening dishes with a wide selection. Pizza can be enjoyed with a twist sampling the Pides (Kurdish pizza) and include vegetable, cheese, chicken, lamb as well as lamb, feta and spinach.
Main course dishes such as Iskender (roast lamb on layered pide bread), lamb guvech (lamb cooked with spiced chilli and spinach) and the exotic lamb curry secure an authentic taste of the Middle East.
Round off your meal with tradition desserts such as the oven sutlach (creamy rice pudding) or oven baklava with imported pistachio and walnuts, served with ice-cream or yoghurt.
Relax after dinner enjoying a shisha in the lounge or experience authentic belly dancing or related shows in the inter-leading theatre.
Baron’s Restaurant is a delightful, authentic and mouthwatering experience.
Bayhead Vietnamese restaurant
Located at the heart of Durban harbour’s industrial area is Bud’s on the Bay. A laid-back dockside diner that embraces a rustic feel and welcoming warmth.
Here friends can reconnect sharing Vietnamese infusions over balmy summer lunches and tall stories.
Bud’s on the Bay indulges the simple pleasures of life - eating and sharing and appreciating the slower pace of life with simple tasty infusions that lie at the heart of social eating.
Cape Town Dutch restaurant
Café Dutch is a modern bistro café offering traditional and modern Dutch delights.
Located in Wynberg in a converted Victorian building boasting an upmarket feel dressed in stark white tables and chairs set against warm charcoal walls.
The menu encourages lingering sampling homemade crumbed organic beef kroketten served on rye bread and winter rich pea soup with smoked sausage.
Then there is the tasty nasi goreng with Indonesian chilli and spices, chicken satay, homemade peanut sauce and prawn crackers.
Diners can enjoy non-traditional highlights, such as wild mushroom tart with rocket and Parmesan shavings, or salmon fishcakes with dill mustard sauce rounded off by a simply sinful bittersweet dark chocolate dessert with orange curd, served in a coffee cup.
Johannesburg and surrounds Caribbean restaurant
Johannesburg and surrounds
Featuring grills, light meals and Island style cuisine, Cool Runnings sets the pace for a laid back vibe.
With a delicious munchies menu and good Jamaican sounds, diners peruse the full restaurant menu brimming with seasonal spreads.
Choose from island style curries, Jamaican Babylon Burgers; stir fries, jerk and Creole dishes as well as lots of basket dishes to share between friends.
Dine in Island style vibe around a bonfire beer garden and rustic bar sampling exotic cuisine and seasonal specials at Cool Runnings in Bloubosrand.
Observatory Turkish restaurant
Boasting over 40 different crepes, the menu entices and tempts with chocolate chilli, apple cinnamon and cream and savoury crepes filled with fresh ingredients.
Although sparsely decorated, Crespella does not entertain through décor, but pampers through tantalizing crepes as discovered and indulged by guests who have adorned the walls with their gastronomic comments.
Visit Crespella in Lower Main Road, Observatory for some delicious indulgent crepes – a must try visit at least once.
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.
Hermanus Dutch restaurant
Mere meters from the sea shore of Grotto beach in Hermanus is Dutchies, a delightful Dutch eatery. Guests are easily charmed by the select, Dutch inspired menu and the cosy atmosphere that the restaurant presents.
Dutchies abounds with atmosphere and guests love the personal attention of the restaurant owner mingling with visitors. In summer outdoor seats under umbrellas, soaking up the view is a must.
The Hollandse Biefstuk on offer for mains is a clear indication that this is proud to be Dutch establishment. Other menu items include Calamari, a Seafood platter and Chicken kebabs. The dessert menu is just a delight with African Dream which is Amarula ice-cream dipped in chocolate and crowned with a chocolate slab and Blueberry Cheesecake.
The restaurant charges a small fee for corkage.
Woodstock Caribbean restaurant
The tropical ambiance compliments the good food and summery cocktails.
Upstairs the balcony welcomes with sweeping harbour views, balmy sunshine and invites relaxation.
Downstairs the bar and restaurant exudes a warm and cosy setting, enjoyed alongside the roaring winter fire.
Expect delicious home-style island cooking, served by friendly and attentive staff.
The chicken is free-range and they even cater for healthy appetites with carrot and ginger soup, homemade walnut veggie burgers and gluten-free butternut ravioli.
Caribbean specialties include Jamaican jerk chicken, curried Goat, Jamaican patties, pineapple BBQ ribs and chicken and chorizo jambalaya.
Vegetarians are taken care of with Montego Bay mushrooms, Roast Veg Pasta salad or Trinidad Roti to mention a few.
Nahoon Swiss restaurant
Dominated by beautifully appointed furniture and dark wood panelling, Le Petit Restaurant oozes plush red carpeting, ornate glass lampshades and Swiss memorabilia for an authentic old country dining experience.
For mains, try unusual specialties such as crocodile steak "Dundee", buffalo fillet, and a superb ostrich steak flambé, prepared at the table.
Le Petit specialises in seafood and top grade steak specialities. Conclude the meal with homemade pecan nut pie.
For an unforgettable dining experience with Swiss and French influences, visit La Petit Restaurant – a firm favourite with locals.
Cape Town Kurdish restaurant
The décor swoons heavily draped tapestries, kelms and woven carpets lit by pretty coloured lampshades and plump cushions scattered around low copper tables.
Relax, kick back and soak up the ambiance enjoying wine from the extensive wine list and delighs such as lahana (cabbage leaves stuffed with mussels, spicy rice, nuts, currants and cinnamon) and kizartma (fried brinjal with green pepper, baby marrow and garlic yoghurt) are fabulous, as is puree (potato with chicken fillet breast, spring onion and garlic).
Experience that taste of Kurdish tradition at Mesopotamia Kurdish Restaurant.
Franschhoek Dutch restaurant
Pierneef a la Motte Restaurant’s name is inspired by the great South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957). Along with being able to view a collection of paintings by the legend in the restaurant, patrons can embark on a reminiscent culinary journey that explores the best of traditional Cape Winelands’ cuisine.
The restaurant setting is very much Cape Dutch with a contemporary spin. The emphasis on oak furnishings along with glass vases marries the beauty of the outdoor scenery perfectly, thereby creating a relaxed and subtly sophisticated ambience.
The menu is nothing short of a history lesson in the development of local traditional cooking. Expect to find the best traditional fare that is unashamedly South African. Menu items include starters of Boerbok terrine or the Koningsbrood soup. Mains serve up Pomegranate glazed Smoked Pork Belly and Impala Neck. And for dessert who can resist the Brandy Chocolate Pudding?
The wine list is extensive and offers a full selection of the farm’s own as well as other overseas brands. One can indulge in a food and wine pairing at the Tasting Centre.
The restaurant also has a children’s menu.
Sandton Vietnamese restaurant
With a mouth-watering menu featuring the best cuisines from Vietnam and other Asian dishes, Saigon is the place to go for an exotic dining experience.
Pretty lanterns, bamboo features and a relaxing water feature enhance the exotic feel while you dine, attended to by colourful waitresses dressed in traditional outfits.
You can be assured of an intriguing, exotic experience at Saigon, Rivonia.
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