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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.
Goodwood Indian restaurant
Enjoy some of the best Indian food on offer at this beautiful, opulent restaurant in the Grand West Casino complex. The atmosphere is vibey, yet sophisticated and the service is personalized and warm.
The décor is simple, but stunning, with teak Indian furniture strategically placed to maximize space but keep a cosy feel. The open kitchen allows you to watch as your meal is prepared and this feature adds to the social aspect that this restaurant offers.
The dishes are mainly North Indian and favourites like butter chicken and lamb rogan josh are not to be missed. If you are up for a challenge, try the lamb vindaloo, a very, very hot curry with succulent pieces of lamb that delivers in both flavours and spice.
The wine list is extensive and you will find something to accompany every dish. This Indian restaurant gets ambience, flavours, service and excellence just right.
Century City Coffee Shop restaurant
This beautiful little coffee shop and bistro serves up a wide variety of dishes in a bustling atmosphere. Café Magnifico combines the traditional with original, and does this at very reasonable prices.
The menu is extensive and offers all-day breakfast and amazing lunches. Breakfast options include the traditional English-style breakfast, parma ham and eggs on an English muffin and even exotic flavours like the smoked norwegian salmon or tuna carpaccio with eggs.
Lunch consists of gourmet sandwiches, wraps and salads, pastas, burgers and even mezze platters and the ingredients and fillings are far from boring. Try the Cajun chicken, pepperdew, and sweet chilli mayo toastie or the Asian beef noodle wrap with rump steak strips, rice noodles in a plum sauce, crispy salad and fresh coriander.
For the sweet tooth there is a variety of waffles and pancakes with different toppings and fillings. Enjoy a relaxed breakfast or lunch at this quaint café.
Franschhoek Coffee Shop restaurant
Cradled by magnificent surroundings, Café Traumerei is situated opposite the Town Hall along the Main Road.
The interior inspires nostalgia, with original wooden flooring and a crackling winter fireplace.
Summers beacons dining alfresco, where scenic vistas compliment a quick cup of coffee or a light meal from the contemporary menu.
Somerset West Portuguese restaurant
This tavern-style restaurant offers a relaxing atmosphere that exudes the warmth and welcoming feel that a true Portuguese establishment should have.
The menu is simple but delightful and offers dishes that will leave you satisfied - with sticky fingers no doubt. Dishes include almost all the peri peri favourites and the grilled meats are served after being cooked to perfection...and taste. Try the awesome, conversation-starting espetadas, cubed pieces of succulent meat that drenches the chips below in the wonderful flavours of the sauce and basting it was prepared in. Other dishes include the traditional chargrilled chicken and the melt-in-your-mouth prawns.
The interior is filled with Portuguese memorabilia, rustic wooden benches and wooden tables, all surrounding the central fireplace that lends a cosy feel to the room.
The wine list comprises good South African bottles, and even some imports from Portugal.
Observatory Coffee Shop restaurant
Cocoa Cha Chi is one branch of the Cocoa group, of which there is only four to maintain top quality and exclusivity. This Observatory coffee shop restaurant has a fantastic courtyard, ideal for spring and summer days. In winter, guests relax in the shop and watch the wind, rain and cold from the warm interior.
The menu covers meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner and there is a wide choice available for drinks. The extensive breakfast menu has an option for anybody’s taste with plates of your basic eggs and bacon, toast with delicious toppings, French toast and croissants, to the hunger-buster Cha Chi Eggs with chorizo, tomato, cheddar with a toasted baguette – vegetarian versions are also available.
The light meals offered are perfect for a break from the office or a lazy afternoon with friends. Choose from toasted sandwiches, salads, wraps, burgers and tremezzinis to pitas and pastas. Then there is always the option to dig into a crisp and topping-filled pizza by yourself or with a friend.
The drinks menu is vast but the iced fruit crushes, smoothies and chillers are delicious and well known for their refreshing tastes. The coffee options are not something to be missed either.
Look out for the value-for-money specials like R25 breakfasts, cheap pizza and pasta days and draught beer Saturdays. Cocoa Cha Chi is open on Mondays to Saturdays, from 7 am to 11 pm, and on Sundays from 8 am to 8 pm.
Century City Coffee Shop restaurant
Coffee Republic is a modern, beautifully fitted coffee bar and shop in the middle of Canal Walk Shopping Centre - the local hub of shopping.
The coffee beans used in this original little outlet is specially roasted in Milan to provide a distinctive taste, feel, aroma and flavour envoking the spirit of this fashion capital.
Coffee Republic offers a range of deli-style foods and pride themselves on fresh produce and great quality. Try one of the delicious muffins on offer. The fabulous breakfast muffin with bacon egg and cheese is the perfect thing to help start your day.
Be sure to indulge in the decadent Creme Brulee Latte - who said you can't drink dessert.
Melkbosstrand Coffee Shop restaurant
Exuding a continental street café ambiance, with low couches and coffee tables, fancy wall prints and scattered umbrellas on the terrace, Daniella’s is a friendly and relaxed spot.
Warm earthy tones and a fireside nook create a cosy coffee experience, complimenting the warm and welcoming décor.
Start the day with a hearty breakfast or indulge in popular dishes such as croissants with either smoked salmon and avocado, or ham and cheese fillings and chicken bruschetta served with a honey mustard dressing and German potato salad.
The lighter lunch menu caters for quick bites alongside a great selection of cakes, coffees, treats, teas, lattes and milkshakes.
Pop into Daniella’s Coffee Shop in Melkbosstrand for some good food and warm hospitality.
Franschhoek Coffee Shop restaurant
For those who are coffee fanatics there is only one pure espresso bar in the village, Deluxe Coffeeworks. Deluxe is in the Reuben’s Courtyard, in their old deli. The coffee is served with a wallop of flavour. It is double shot unless requested otherwise, intensely flavoured and packed into the Rolls Royce of coffee cups from Italy.
Sean and Josh take immense pride in serving their customers and what's more, it is only R12 a cup. Served with delicious mini-pastries from Cafe des Arts. Open from 7 am to 3 pm every day.
Muizenberg African restaurant
Celebrate the African heritage and discover the spirit of Africa with the tastes of real authentic African food. Dijo Restaurant offers and experience only extended through the hands of an African home. With authentic décor, art and music, patrons can celebrate and share the love of food in a setting that embodies the spirituality and creativity commonly found in an African home.
Enjoy the most amazing traditional South African food, wholesome and simply delicious with no dictates or formalities. Savour real home-made pot bread with beef stew or mutton curry with pap and sweet potatoes before embarking on the velvety textures of chocolate pudding smothered in fresh cream.
Dijo Restaurant is about keeping it simple and celebrating being African in a space where all South Africans can celebrate their African heritage. Unpretentious and homely, here you can find yourself and discover your true African spirit.
Hout Bay Coffee Shop restaurant
Gabriella's in Hout Bay offers a beautiful environment, great service , good food and a place where the whole family can enjoy awesome fusion-inspired cuisine.
The extensive menu offers food that hints at the traditional, yet incorporates a modern twist. Great flavours combine beautifully, mainly due to the fresh produce being used and the passion of the chef who's got a keen eye (and palate) for detail. A favourite on the menu is the delectable, tender calamari, but it is strongly recommended that you try the lamb shank.
The restaurant is child friendly as well as wheelchair friendly. Gabriella's is also fully licensed. The restaurant is open from Monday to Sunday from 8 am until 5 pm, but on Thursday and Friday they stay open until 10 pm.
Enjoy great food, warm service, and a wonderful ambience in this gem in the Republic of Hout Bay.
V and A Waterfront Coffee Shop restaurant
V and A Waterfront
Melissa’s The Food Store in Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront is owned by Mark and Melissa van Hoogstraten. They have taken their love of food and fine things and translated into Cape Town’s best known deli.
Visitors can feast on range of deliciously prepared meals, snacks and tasty treats. The Melissa’s range is made up homemade delectables prepared with the best ingredients and lots of love. All the food is freshly prepared with the intention that good food should be made using only the best ingredients.
The ethos at Melissa’s is great food made with highest quality ingredients: the value of quality food produced in a traditional, old-fashioned way using locally sourced, seasonal, all natural local ingredients.
Melissa’s at the Waterfront serves breakfast, lunch and light suppers, as well as a buffet from which patrons can choose a range of freshly made quiches, pies and assorted salads. Breakfast delights include fresh baked croissants with homemade jams and preserves, eggs Benedict and a traditional English breakfast, as well as healthier options including homemade muesli, yoghurt and fresh seasonal fruit.
For lunch or dinner, diners can feast on deliciously prepared fresh sandwiches, homemade chicken and leak pie, sweet potato wedges with garlic aioli, Asian seared beef carpaccio and a range of yummy home cooked pastas and fresh salads.
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.
Big Bay African restaurant
The modern African ambiance creates a sophisticated dining experience at Moyo, where the colourful traditions of Africa are celebrated through traditional dishes.
Located at Eden on the Bay, the views stretch along sandy shores meeting the lapping ocean of the West Coast, and a stunning backdrop of Table Mountain and Robbin Island.
Embracing African soul food, Moyo is a sustainable dining experience in a vibrant setting that is Proudly South African.
Belvedere Portuguese restaurant
Warmed in shades or burned orange, golden yellow and striking floral drapes this cool restaurant tempts the palate with exotic selections of Portuguese dishes and traditional fare.
Seduce the senses with a starter of Caldo Verde - a traditional soup with potatoes, kale and sliced Chorico, perfect for cold winter evenings or the Prego Frenchado - cubes of pan-fried steak served with a wine sauce mopped up with delicious bread to soak up the heavenly homemade sauce. For main course, the Bacalhau Assado - grilled salted codfish - prepared in true Portuguese fashion and served with baby potatoes, strips of green pepper and a vinaigrette sauce will explode the palate.
Now into its ninth successful year, O’Pescador Restaurant knows what it takes to keep the belly satisfied – excellent food, great service and mouth-watering flavours!
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