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Observatory Asian restaurant
If you are in Cape Town and have not yet visited 1890 Sushi House and Grill, then you are seriously missing out. Some like to keep it a secret just to make sure they will always have a table. Capetonians all agree that this is the best and most delicious sushi in town with a grill to match.
One does not even notice the simple and slightly bare décor because you are just too busy socialising over the fresh sushi – or fresh turn-table sushi – and large portions. The most difficult choice is will I only order sushi or take on one of the mouth-watering chicken, duck, pork, beef or seafood dishes.
You will be sure to spot Charlie, the owner, ensuring that all his patrons are happy and catching up with his regulars.
Be sure to book a table at this very popular and reasonably priced restaurant in Observatory, Cape Town. They are open from Monday to Saturday for lunch and dinner. The best sushi in Cape Town!
Observatory Asian restaurant
A Taste of Asia is found on the bustling Lower Main Street in Observatory. The restaurant has been said to be great value for money and one of the best places to enjoy sushi. The fusion of Asian meals includes cuisine from Japan, China, Korea and Thailand.
The restaurant is an old house with the rooms offering guests seating. Every room has a fireplace which creates a fantastic cosy and romantic atmosphere and much-needed warmth in winter. All this coupled with friendly and efficient service.
A Taste of Asia is well known for its buffet specials and it is advisable to book in advance. Look out for their live band nights. Bring your wine and have a hearty time.
Street parking is available and the best place to look is the down the one-way just before the restaurant. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner. Lunch hours are from Tuesday to Friday, from 12 pm to 3 pm. Dinner is served every day from 6 pm to 10:30 pm.
Please call for further information.
Tyger Valley Waterfront Asian restaurant
Tyger Valley Waterfront
Located in the Tygervalley Waterfront, Asian Asia’s prime lakeside location makes an ideal setting dining alfresco on the water’s edge.
The interior remains cosy and intimate, perfect for a romantic dinner.
A variety of Asian food spills off the menu offering Chinese, Japanese and Thai with plenty of seafood and vegetarian options too.
Begin with a hot starter and selection of tempura, dim sum, spring rolls and soups.
Main course dishes range from chicken or seafood teppanyaki and classic Asian dishes such as sizzling beef on a hot plate and crispy duck, including seafood combos and myriad of noodle dishes.
Dine overlooking the lake or treat someone special to a romantic dinner at Asian Asia, Tigervalley.
Cape Town Continental restaurant
Avron is a bustling venue and caters for small to medium size functions. The restaurant can hold 100 people for dinner, birthday functions, and other special occasions. The capacity goes up to 250 for cocktail functions. The restaurant has a contemporary feel and is family friendly. A great selection of sushi is also available. Avron is open for lunch from 10 am until 3 pm and for dinner from 5 pm until 10.30 pm.
Green Point Asian restaurant
Set within the trendy suburb of Green Point, Bamboo Asian Fusion offers a unique setting where diners indulge on succulent sushi off the bodies of naked women.
The interior adds an air of sophistication and seductiveness to the experience, with low ambient lighting in the form of paper lanterns, floral designs, latticed screens and original bamboo flooring soothed by ambient house music.
If naked sushi exceeds your appetite, then try the delicious dishes off the menu starting with appetizers such as Prawn Toast, Spring Rolls, Dumplings and Soups. Mains include Asian Green or Red Curry, Seared Salmon, Galangai Fillet and a selection of Wok Dishes.
Conclude your meal with a heavenly dessert.
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.
Goodwood Asian restaurant
Experience authentic Eastern flavours in this bustling and vibey restaurant.
The interior is beautifully decorated with luxuriously soft, comfortable seats and quaint little cruet sets all over. The lighting is soft and creates an atmosphere conducive to kicking back and relaxing.
This traditional Asian eatery offers a wide variety of items on its menu. The house speciality is the lamb - slow-cooked fall-off-the-bone meat that melts in your mouth and is served on a cast-iron plate that brings out a real sizzle. Other recommended dishes are the sweet and sour chicken and the crispy duck, both beautifully prepared and infused with authentic flavours. Throw in a side of vegetable noodles and you've got a meal fit for a king. For vegetarians there are various alternatives, including the amazing bean tofu - a must-try.
Beijing Orchard is fully licensed and diners can enjoy a good bottle of wine at a reasonable price. All in all, the flavours of the East blend beautifully here.
Stanford Continental restaurant
The food at Blue Gum Restaurant is classic and simple, yet exciting, emphasizing the basics. Wholesome, fresh ingredients and produce and quality sauces and stocks. Blue Gum creates food that looks exceptional and tastes amazing.
The chef and the staff always strive to make meals memorable. Excellent cuisine, discreet service and pleasant atmosphere are top most priorities. Wines that both compliment the food and excite the taste buds are recommended with every meal, thus allowing visitors to explore and discover more about South African wines.
Blue Gum has an imaginative cellar of great South African wines and concentrates especially on wines of the surrounding Stanford and Hermanus areas.
Newlands Continental restaurant
Located on the corner of Main Road and Dean Street in Newlands, Bon Fromage specialise in good bread, cheese and coffee.
From freshly ground homegrown coffee to freshly baked almond sacrosains, baguettes, rye and croissants, paired with irresistible combinations and a touch of South of France ambiance.
Lime washed French doors and French setting sets the mood for escapism while irresistible cheese platters and artisanal cheeses from around the world pair perfectly with the affordable and quirky wine selection.
Franschhoek Continental restaurant
Boschendal Wine Farm offers the perfect solution for a laid back family lunch that doesn’t require having to keep the kids tamed at an indoor table. The establishment’s Le Pique Nique area allows visitors a picnic style lunch with a basket filled with delicious delicacies.
With the beauty of Stellenbosch as a backdrop, the wine farm ambience and the ideally shaded area under the fragrant pine trees, a summer’s day picnic lunch is the ideal way to spend time in the Cape wine -lands.
The wicker baskets boast a selection of pates, French bread, cold meats, cheese and biscuits. The Boschendal wine list is also available and offers a selection of the farm’s finest wines. And just to ensure that one’s Boschendal picnic experience is absolutely perfect, coffee and dessert are served from the gazebo. The deli also caters for children.
The picnic baskets are catered for at a flat rate per head and booking is essential.
The estate also has a café (Le Café) and a buffet restaurant (Boschendal Le Restaurant).
Constantia Continental restaurant
Simply stunning views and a fabulous three to five course menu accompanied by great wines have earned Buitenverwachting Restaurant the position as one of Cape Town’s finest for many years. Relaxed and elegant, traditional and contemporary, it lives up to the meaning of its name “Beyond Expectations”.
Chef Edgar passionately invents innovative dishes to entice his patrons to an incredible and sensual dining adventure. A la carte and set menus are daily available for lunch. The menus change often and offer sophisticated fare, using only the finest produce sourced locally and internationally.
During the summer months you can indulge in a pre-booked summer picnic basket served under the trees in the beautiful gardens. So sit back and savour Edgar’s ambrosial dishes with a glass or two of the Cape’s finest. An extensive wine list comprising the very best of Buitenverwachting, the Constantia Region, the Cape Winelands, as well as selected international wines compliments the outstanding cuisine.
Opening hours Monday to Saturday from November to Easter:
Lunch is served from 12:00 – 15:00
Dinner is served from 18:30 – 22:00
Opening hours Tuesday to Saturday from Easter to October:
Lunch is served from 12:00 – 14:00
Dinner is served from 19:00 – 21:30
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Knysna Breakfast restaurant
Cafe 9 on Gray is a delightful little coffee shop that serves delicious light meals to be enjoyed with family and friends. Amazing, filling breakfasts that includes indulgent omelettes, flapjacks, waffles and jaffles are served. Toasted sarmies are also available. Milkshakes, smoothies, a variety of other hot and cold beverages, and delectable Chai latte's can be found on the comprehensive drinks list.
Hermanus Breakfast restaurant
The Café at Hubbard’s Cupboard finds itself in a pretty little nursery in the sea-side town of Hermanus. The café offers its guests a tranquil setting for recharging one’s batteries with a light meal after a bout of sight seeing or shopping.
The restaurant is sunny and has a lovely look out onto the nursery. It is a cosy spot for a small celebration like a baby shower or kitchen tea.
The menu offers all the coffee shop favourites ranging from health breakfasts, light meals like quiche and other tea time treats like muffins, scones and cakes.
The restaurant also sells homemade preserves, biscotti or shortbread. Other items for sale include pastries and olives.
City Bowl Asian restaurant
Try delectable Asian fusion cuisine in this trendy but comfortable restaurant in the bustling City Bowl area.
The interior is invigorating and funky with Andy Warhol-inspired prints of the infamous and famous Mao and Monroe. This visual feast is greatly complemented by extremely flavourful food assembled in original, well-presented dishes.
The dishes come with a variety of 'chilli factors' and if you're a lover of hot stuff, you will enjoy the Chilli Lime Beef - a word of warning though, it is not for the faint-hearted.
Service is quick, attentive and personalized and the owner is hands-on and extremely hospitable and friendly.
If it is strong flavours and upbeat surroundings you are looking for, Mao is the place to visit. Whether you are in the mood for a quick meal or a lengthy, social get-together, you will not be dissappointed.
Mao is open from 12 pm for lunch and dinner.
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