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Albertinia Hotel in Albertinia

Albertinia Hotel

Albertinia South African restaurant in Albertinia

The well-stocked wine cellar generously compliments the dining experience, as does the lingering aroma of freshly baked bread and spreading reputation of pickled fish. Albertinia Hotel offers delicious traditional food served plentiful for a soothing experience of true comfort food. Enjoy lazy pub lunches or refreshing light meals in the shady tea garden, however you choose to dine, Albertinia Hotel will comfort the palate with nostalgic African cuisine and welcoming smiles.

Arnold's on Kloof in Gardens

Arnold's on Kloof

Gardens South African restaurant in Gardens

Arnold's is a cosy but vibey restaurant in Cape Town's City Bowl.Famous for their Early Bird Breakfast as well as lunch specials and game dishes like crocodile ribs, warthog ribs, oryx steaks and great salads. Enjoy happy hour while you take in the mountain views (from 4.30 pm for 2 hours every day) or treat yourself to the best cheese cake!Need to know? Open 7 days a week from 6.45am to late (8am Saturday & Sunday), outside dining till 10pm.

Atlantic Restaurant in Table Mountain National Park

Atlantic Restaurant

Table Mountain National Park Fusion restaurant in Table Mountain National Park

Along Chapman’s Peak’s curves and bends, out of sight and nestled in secluded splendor, the Atlantic Restaurant wines and dines in what is arguably the most beautiful location in Cape Town. Resting in the lush Milkwood forest, with views spanning across Hout Bay, the ocean and Sentinel Peak, diners soak up the tranquil atmosphere soothed by lapping waves and seasonal breaching Whales. The décor whispers elegance and sumptuous luxury, set in the natural wonders of land and sea. The menu pamper with a myriad of dishes such as ratatouille with buffalo mozzarella and pesto, roasted pepper soup that captures every spice and flavour, and a blissful yellowtail with leek cream sauce. Atlantic Restaurant captures the beauty, elegance and un-spoilt setting that will make dining at this establishment an unforgettable experience.

Bientang's Cave in Hermanus

Bientang's Cave

Hermanus South African restaurant in Hermanus

One of the most exciting and unusual restaurant in the world, Bientang’s Cave is a more than just a dining experience.Located in one of the most stunning Marine Reserves on the coast of the Western Cape and a mere 10 metres from the water’s edge, this unique restaurant is in a prime spot for watching whales play in the ocean as you dine on the finest seafood.Between May and December every year, Southern Right whales visit the shores of the Western Cape and Bientang’s Cave is perfectly placed to be able to see these magnificent creatures as you sit on the deck and sample from the fantastic menu and the extensive, award-winning wine list.

Blakes Bar in Cape Town

Blakes Bar

Cape Town Fusion restaurant in Cape Town

The menu leans towards fusion and Asian dishes alongside an interesting take on pub inspired dishes served with a beer of the day. The décor exudes modern black and white gothic effects, photographs and dripping candles and live jazz. Try a hanger steak or ale steamed mussels complimented by a fine glass of wine or crisp beer, tapas or a hearty fish stew. Blakes Bar entices the senses and wraps the palate in tasty, statement dishes and bold décor.

Brandewyntuin Restaurant in Robertson

Brandewyntuin Restaurant

Robertson South African restaurant in Robertson

Intoxicate the palate with mouth-watering meals seduced with Klipdrift infusions. Delicious burger such as the renowned Klipdrift burger served with potato wedges dominates the senses and taste buds. Relax and make yourself at home delighting in burgers and roosterkoeks layered with strips of steak, chicken or veggie fillings. Brandewyntuin Restaurant intoxicates sweet and savour palates with their legendary brandy cuisine located on the Klipdrift Brandy Distillery in Robertson.

Brio 1893 in Cape Town

Brio 1893

Cape Town South African restaurant in Cape Town

Housed in the building where the city once banked gold, this vintage gem boasts breathtaking décor heightened by vaulted ceilings, dark lacquered wooden floors and striking original chandeliers. Expect to be wined and dined in timeless style warmed by roaring fireplaces and the sultry sounds of swing jazz. The menu caters decadence-a classic gastronomic voyage sampling firm favourites, hearty portions and spicy flavours. Try favourites such as deep fried Camembert with figs, rocket and nuts for starters, Springbok carpaccio and roquefort snails. Mains brim with choices such as grilled calamari, carpetbagger steak (filled with mussels) or the Brio burger and Crayfish Thermidor. Experience the return of vintage glamour at Brio 1893 located along Adderly Street for a truly out of this era dining experience.

Cafe des arts in Franschhoek

Cafe des arts

Franschhoek South African restaurant in Franschhoek

Enjoy excellent South African cuisine and a warm welcome at Topsi and Co. A brilliantly friendly and unpretentious spot in Franschhoek, diners can enjoy both classic and unique creations with South African cuisine in mind. Taditional meets modern in a delicious fusion of new and old dishes that have been expertly designed by the talented team behind the scenes. A casual and relaxed place, Topsi’s is decked out with endearing antiques, making diners feel more like they are eating at someone’s home rather than a popular restaurant.

Caledon's Crane Restaurant in Caledon

Caledon's Crane Restaurant

Caledon South African restaurant in Caledon

This restaurant serves up traditional cuisine and offers breathtaking mountain views. Guests can eat in- or outdoors on the balcony. The restaurant offers a large and provocative range of dishes as well as a high standard of service. Enjoy an English-style buffet breakfasts, traditional dinner buffets or any dish off the a la carte menu. Traditional Sunday lunches are also served buffet style and the flavours and tastes true to home can be enjoyed here.

Clarke of The Karoo in Barrydale

Clarke of The Karoo

Barrydale South African restaurant in Barrydale

Set in the poster town of Barrydale guided by a landmark wind pump, Clarke of The Karoo seduces the palate with traditional Karoo cuisine infused with Mediterranean twists. Dishes spill off the menu boasting delights such as Karoo oysters, Cape Malay bobotie, legendary Karoo Lamb curry served with papadoms and a vast array of sambals, Whitebait and roasted vegetable bruchetta served with balsamic reduction. Speciality sandwiches and homemade burgers available on the menu with pan-seared Yellowfin Tuna a specialty request when available. Enjoy fresh organic salads, traditional dishes, and a warm inviting ambiance. Winter invites log fires and homemade soups at this favourite stopover on Route 62.

Constantia Nek Restaurant in Constantia

Constantia Nek Restaurant

Constantia South African restaurant in Constantia

Constantia Nek Restaurant is well-known by locals as the oldest restaurant in Cape Town. It is located on the Constantia Nek pass and is the perfect half-way stop between Hout Bay and the Southern Suburbs. An Old World Feel in a stone building with thatch roof, great service, a cosy bar area, a giant dance floor and eating hall and good hearty food is what has kept the current owners going for more than 20 years. The restaurant offers breathtaking views over False Bay and the Constantia Valley and you are literally surrounded by forest, envoking a magical feel and ambience. Breakfast serves up simple favourites like omelettes with a variety of fillings, eggs to order, croissants, muffins and, of course, the traditional English. The lunch menu offers light meals like bangers and mash, the soup of the day, freshly made calamari and chips and the delightful old favourite fish and chips, fillets of fish in an ale batter, deep-fried to perfection. The a la carte menu is the pride and joy of this spot with a wide variety of dishes that are as varied as diners' palates. Try the Tempura Prawns, served with avo, sweet chilli jam and basil pesto mayonnaise, or the Mussel Chowder, perfectly cooked mussels in a creamy white wine and garlic sauce. A variety of salads are also available. A signature dish here is the Roast Leg of Karoo Lamb, cooked as it should be and served with roast potatoes and veggies. Another popular one is the deliciously rich oxtail stew - oxtail braised in red wine and stock with onions and carrots. Other meals include the Madagascar steak, the Sesame Seed Crusted Kingklip, Grilled Tiger Prawns, and the Panzerotti Cremolatti, pasta parcels filled with butternut in a tomato and cream sauce. The restaurant serves as a conference venue and is a great spot for banquet dinners, office parties, product launches and cocktail functions. On occasion they also have live music for an awesome dinner-dance experience. The setting, the hospitality, the food and the ambience - all highly recommended.

Danielas in Knysna

Danielas

Knysna Fusion restaurant in Knysna

Dressed in creamy white on white elegance with a relaxed atmosphere, patrons can enjoy light and airy dining or al fresco overlooking Bollard Bay and the lagoon. Boasting an Ala Carte menu balanced with luscious ingredients and wine list selectively prepared to compliment the menu, patrons are ensured of an elegant dining experience silhouetted by the picturesque shores of Leisure Island.

De Oude Meul in Oudtshoorn

De Oude Meul

Oudtshoorn South African restaurant in Oudtshoorn

Perched on the banks of the Grobbelaars River, De Oude Meul caters for lunch and dinner in a relaxing and romantic atmosphere. This tranquil escape offers traditional cuisine on an a la carte and buffet menu complemented by some of the best local wines. Dine on succulent Ostrich and Venison paired with excellent wine.

Die Boer in Durbanville

Die Boer

Durbanville South African restaurant in Durbanville

At Die Boer you can experience the "creme de la creme" of South African music, comedy and theatre productions whilst enjoying a great meal in a warm, comforting and superb acoustic environment. Just a 20-minute drive from Cape Town city centre gets you to one of the best dinner-theatre and live entertainment venues in the Western Cape.

Die Dorphuis in Calitzdorp

Die Dorphuis

Calitzdorp South African restaurant in Calitzdorp

Housed in a historic building dating back to the late 1800’s, this quaint little establishment is renowned for traditional fare. Die Dorphuis boasts tasty ostrich meals and daily breakfasts that pack a punch alongside languid lunches and relaxing dinners. Diners peruse the comprehensive menu starting with breakfast comprising of a breakfast platter brimming with bacon, eggs, tomato, sausage, toast & jams. Lunch calls for Ostrich goulash with salad or vegetables or lighter meals such as crispy toasted sandwiches followed by devilish waffles with ice cream or cream for desert. Dine amidst beautiful gardens in the poster town of Calitzdorp off Route 62 for a welcoming break from the scenic road.

 

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