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Bellville Contemporary restaurant
The décor showcases handpicked furniture, mismatched pre-owned art and quirky unique ambiance popular with local trendsetters.
The open plan kitchen bustles with creative dishes, decadent cakes and pastries and sumptuous eclectic cuisine.
Serving light meals and classic fare, the ever-changing menu is perfect for quick breakfasts, coffee and paper diners and lazy lunches.
Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant
Apprentice Restaurant, formally known as L’Olive, situated on Stellenbosch’s bustling Andringa Street, is a sought after dining establishment. Home to the Culinary Institute, this restaurant offers food that appeals to the senses.
The restaurant is training school for students who have chosen cooking as a career, but patrons would be far off the mark to expect anything less than being plated up food of exceptional quality.
Not only is breakfast, lunch and dinner served in style, the décor of the eatery is bright and inviting in a relaxed upmarket manner, however, the best seats remain out of house on the pavement, where guests can soak up the Stellenbosch vibe.
The dinner menu is offers a selection of meat dishes from Lamb Rump, Kudu Loin to Quail. Desserts are wickedly decadent with impossible to resist choices like Chocolate Marble Pavlova and Tiramisu with Rum and Espresso.
Since the restaurant is a learning arena, the menu also has a glossary of terms (in case the menu is all French to you).
Welgemoed Contemporary restaurant
This warm, elegant restaurant invites with large wooden tables and a great view. Here you can meet, greet and eat in style, and enjoy the relaxed ambience. The open kitchen adds to the warm, comfortable feel and diners can see the chefs in action. Enjoy spectacular views of the Simonsberg and surrounding mountains while enjoying a glass of proudly South African wine.
The ingredients are fresh and complement the clean simple dishes on offer. The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and a wide variety of dishes can be found on the extensive and well planned menu.
For a lighter meal option, you can enjoy one of the gourmet sandwiches that incorporates ingredients like camembert, chilli chutney and rocket or the delicious combination of caramelized onion and pear in honey with cheddar. A great dish is the Gorgonzola Fettucini with butternut, gorgonzola cheese, cashew nuts and rocket.
Try the melt-in-your-mouth pork belly on the bone served with cabbage and bacon mash, braised apples and pork sauce. The homemade Venison burger with prune and brandy chutney, brie and walnuts is a must-try for the more adventurous diner. A variety of vegetarian and seafood dishes are also on offer.
With competitive prices, great recipes, an amazing atmosphere and stunning views, this restaurant will struggle to disappoint.
Somerset West Contemporary restaurant
Set on the western slopes of the beautiful Helderberg mountain is the Avontuur Estate restaurant.
The welcoming and relaxed atmosphere is enhanced by a mix of old and new decor as well as a airy terrace complete with pagodas covered in grapevines.
For a truly decadent but relaxing environment and a very memorable dining experience, the Avontuur Estate restaurant is the place to be.
Mossel Bay Contemporary restaurant
Bahia Dos Vaqueiros beacons recognition as Mossel Bay’s premier restaurant lit by the sparkling lights of Mossel Bay and cradled by the shores of Outenqua Mountains.
Offering locally grown fresh produce cooked with opulence beneath The Fantasy of the Discovery of the World ceiling known as the largest fresco ceiling in the Southern Cape, dining at Bahia Dos Vaquerious captures the imagination with pure sophistication.
Delight in iconic wines housed in the walk in cellar or international brandies, whiskies and beers alongside fusion choices of first class meals at the Bahia Dos Vaquerious in the Diaz Strand Hotel.
V and A Waterfront Contemporary restaurant
V and A Waterfront
The Bascule Bar is Cape Town’s whisky bar supreme. With over 400 whiskeys on the menu and a huge variety of some of the best wines South Africa has to offer patrons are spoilt for choice. The food menu is simple, elegant and delicious, with the menu’s emphasis on a gastro pub theme.
Situated on the edge of the marina in Cape Town’s Waterfront where the international yachts are moored, the Bascule Bar is where trendy whisky and wine lovers gather. Vibrant and bustling, it is the ideal place for a light lunch – patrons can sit out on the water’s edge and take in the sunshine. By night the Bascule bar becomes a hub of sophisticated elegance where wine and whisky flow, and all the beautiful people of Cape Town come out to play.
The gastro pub menu consists of snacks and tapas, with specialities that include goat’s cheese peppadew poppers with saffron aioli and salt and pepper squid with sweet chilli mayonnaise. Main meals are traditional pub fare with a modern twist – Cape Grace fish and chips, seared tuna burger with avocado salsa and sweet potato wedges and beef burger with sweet pepper relish, emmenthal cheese, crispy onions and French fries.
Bascule Bar patrons enjoy the finer things, but appreciate the simple style of this unique spot in Cape Town's harbour.
City Centre Contemporary restaurant
The neutral, elegant and easy going décor sets the mood for a relaxed and flavourful experience ideal for business lunches, romantic dinners or family dinners.
The menu offers a la Carte dining, ranging from freshly caught fish and a selection of hot and cold mezze.
Enjoy the elegant surrounds and contemporary ambiance at Bistro 126.
Franschhoek Contemporary restaurant
Bistro ALLEE BLEUE offers innovative bistro cuisine using local seasonal produce and ingredients sourced from the estate’s gardens and local wine lands.
The comprehensive menu boasts typical South African delicacies and top class ALLEE BLEUE wines in a stylish atmosphere brimming with charm.
Savour bistro delights and exceptional service at this classic contemporary bistro in Groot Drakenstein.
Somerset West Contemporary restaurant
Share a delectable thin-based pizza with a wide variety of toppings, or treat yourself to a gourmet sandwich. For the more ravenous diner, the restaurant offers a mouthwatering vegetarian sour banana curry and many authentic Italian pasta dishes. Guests can sit indoors or outdoors, the latter offering beautiful views of the vineyards and the on-site lake. There is a kids play area and shallow water so you can enjoy a glass of wine and peace of mind on sauntering summer days.
Imhoffs Gift Contemporary restaurant
If you are looking for a restaurant with a beautiful view where you can kick back and take in the stunning scenery then look no further.
Blue Water Café is a top class restaurant offering a wide choice of delicious meals. Choose from salads, pizzas and steaks to scrumptious cakes and teas, all perfectly prepared and presented with flair!
A lovely big lawn and play area makes it a perfect restaurant to bring children. The Higgeldy Piggeldy Farm is a hit with kids who enjoy visiting and petting the animals.
The restaurant is situated on Imhoff Farm which also offers camel rides, an organic deli shop, wine shop, gift shops and a wonderful country atmosphere.
Breakfast is served until noon. Lunch, tea and dinner are served on Tuesdays from 9am until 5pm and Wednesday to Sunday from 9am until late.
Woodstock Contemporary restaurant
Plush seating, elegant décor and sophisticated ambiance are why Bread Café caters for a more cultivated crowd. The lunch menu offers a delectable selection of gourmet sandwiches, salads, burgers and very good pastas. Try the wood-fired roast chicken dish with balsamic potatoes. Bread Café claims the best pain au chocolate and a pricey wine list.
Hermanus Contemporary restaurant
Burgundy restaurant embraces the best local produce that the fisherman’s village of Hermanus has to offer. Patrons can expect the freshest daily catch dished up and served in style at this charming eatery.
The restaurant is housed in the oldest building in Hermanus and is ideally situated on the sea front with the harbour close by. Patrons can really just sit back and soak up the sites and sounds of the village while taking a meal, be it breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Burgundy is focused on presenting the freshest catch of the day. Expect cuisine that is rich in texture, colour and flavour. Other menu items include meat dishes as well as lighter options such as cakes served with aromatic coffee. The freshly baked bread will be hard to resist, no matter the time of day.
The restaurant also has a wine list that reflects the wines of the Overberg region. Wine lovers will not be disappointed with choice for the perfect accompaniment with a main meal.
Don’t miss out on the incidental whale watching that the restaurant’s view offers.
Bloubergstrand Contemporary restaurant
Cafe Blouberg is located in an old cottage on the water’s edge. Looking out over the Atlantic towards Robben Island and Table Mountain, patron can feast on delicious meals for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
The breakfasts are delicious, and there are eight wonderful options to choose from. Patrons are treated to the most amazing views, while enjoying a hearty start to the day. There are a variety of light lunches to choose from, including wraps, salads, toasted sandwiches and snack baskets. There are also more substantial meals on offer with a distinctly Mediterranean twist. The evening fare is fresh fare from the sea, as well as a variety of other dishes that to delight diners.
With views that can’t be beaten and fabulous food, Cafe Blouberg offers patrons an eating experience that is not only delicious, but fresh and homely. It is the ideal place to enjoy a cocktail while watching nature at her best as the sun sets over the ocean and Cape Town basks in twilight.
Tamboerskloof Contemporary restaurant
Exuding peace and tranquility, Cafe Puka is ideal for breakfast or lunch with family, friends or just on your own.
The menu proffers contemporary classics, light meals and healthy options such as salads, wraps and sandwiches.
Expect slap-up breakfast fare and lunchtime plates laden with the likes of Peppadew-and-coriander-studded calamari, fragrant curries and a rib-sticking burger too.
Reputed as Thamboerskloof’s best kept secret, pop in and discover the locals favoured gastronomic retreat.
Big Bay Contemporary restaurant
A modern tapas restaurant, Café Sofia’s menu serves a variety of light meals and tasty mouthfuls of tapas in a relaxed and social setting.
The colourful interior extends onto magnificent views of Bloubergstand, and a relaxing bar provides plenty relaxation sipping on colourful cocktails while admiring the view.
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