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101 at The Protea in Free State

101 at The Protea

Free State Contemporary restaurant in Free State

Relax by the fireplace in winter or enjoy a refreshing cocktail in the bar and lounge area or next to the swimming pool. 101 at Protea invites diners with an elegant ambient feel. An excellent menu is available that serves dishes to suit all palates. Along with a wide varieties of wines to choose from, the gourmet cuisine remains unpretentious and tasteful.

Afrique Boutique Hotel Restaurant in East Rand

Afrique Boutique Hotel Restaurant

East Rand Contemporary restaurant in East Rand

Afrique offers outstanding food, service and hospitality. This upmarket fine dining experience can be found in the acclaimed Afrique Boutique Hotel and is a must for special occasions. The menu offers great food, from contemporary mains to light meals and breakfasts. A wide selection of beverages are also available. THe restaurant serves as a great venue for private functions as well.

Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant in Diani Beach

Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant

Diani Beach Seafood restaurant in Diani Beach

The Ali Barbour's Cave is thought to be between 120,000 and 180,000 years old. The natural coral cave compromises a series of interlinking chambers at depths of up to 10 m below ground level, opened to the sky. World-renowned, Ali Barbour's Cave Restaurant offers style and romance in an unrivaled atmosphere. A large mouth-watering a la carte menu and quality wine list, invite you to a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience. The starry night sky sets the romantic tone for this fine dining restaurant. Guests cannot help but be pulled into a historic era.

Anabell's in Kimberley


Kimberley Contemporary restaurant in Kimberley

This fine dining restaurant offers contemporary cuisine with all the bells and whistles. The beautiful interior creates a tranquil, elegant space in which you can enjoy one of the many gourmet dishes on the menu. Excellent, professional service and an amazing wine collection add to the cuisine to make this an experience to remember. Please enquire about corkage fees.

Apprentice in Stellenbosch


Stellenbosch Contemporary restaurant in Stellenbosch

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).

Bahia Dos Vaqueiros in Mossel Bay

Bahia Dos Vaqueiros

Mossel Bay Contemporary restaurant in Mossel Bay

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.

Bascule Bar in V & A Waterfront

Bascule Bar

V & A Waterfront Contemporary restaurant in V & 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.

Blue Nile Boat in Zamalek

Blue Nile Boat

Zamalek Contemporary restaurant in Zamalek

Situated on the top deck of the glamorous Blue Nile Boat in Zamalek, this restaurant provides fine dining in a vintage-style setting. The cuisine is traditional mixed with a splash of gourmet and the restaurant caters for meat eaters, fish lovers and vegetarians alike. Try the stuffed pigeon, or the molokheya with roasted rabbit. Traditional mezze is also a must. A good selection of hot and cold beverages can be enjoyed.

Bravo Lounge in Mossel Bay

Bravo Lounge

Mossel Bay Bistro restaurant in Mossel Bay

Bravo lounge is situated in the Garden Route Casino and is a trendy and stylish bar-lounge serving both food and drinks. This upmarket dining option caters for groups of up to 200 people and often hosts local entertainers like Elvis Blue, Heinz Winkler and Charlize Berg, just to name a few. The Bravo lounge is also a great venue to enjoy a light lunch, whilst surfing the internet utilizing their free Wi-Fi facilities.

Café Cielo in Muldersdrift

Café Cielo

Muldersdrift Contemporary restaurant in Muldersdrift

Café Cielo is located in the upmarket Avianto Village. The tranquil surroundings makes for an elegant and peaceful dining experience. The café is practically on the banks of the Crocodile River and serves breakfast , lunch and dinner seven days a week from 8 am until 10 pm. Delicious gourmet sandwiches, salads, burgers and a variety of grills can be enjoyed.

Cafe Gannet in Mossel Bay

Cafe Gannet

Mossel Bay Seafood restaurant in Mossel Bay

Acclaimed for ingeniously prepared local seafood specialties, the Café Gannet Restaurant is Mossel Bay's seafood house. Coastal oysters, black mussels and Mossel Bay Sole are delivered daily from the harbour to make a delectable and varied a la carte menu, which includes pizza, salads, meat dishes, light lunches and Rainbow Cuisine.Enjoy a relaxing afternoon followed by cocktails overlooking the Indian Ocean. The Cafe Gannet is a great treat, bound to please the most discerning palate. It’s also very trendy, so bookings are recommended. Open 7 days a week from 7am to 11pm.

Café Jiran in Durban Beachfront

Café Jiran

Durban Beachfront Bistro restaurant in Durban Beachfront

Delight the senses with hearty aromatic spices and subtle 100% Arabica coffee beans complimented by a healthy breakfast for a perfect start to the morning. Housed along the best spot on Durban’s Golden Mile, Café Jiran offers silky high quality coffees and fruity smoothies alongside a 4pm to closing Bistro menu. Voted one of the best cafes in Durban, Café Jiran can be found in the foyer of the Bellaire Suites Hotel. Follow the aromatic aromas of high quality, delicious rich espresso drinks and tantalise the palate with well-presented food with contradictory tastes. Using fresh, local and organic where possible, meals are low in fat and sugar and juices come straight from the pulp, fresh and seasonal. Enjoy a variety of world-selected coffees that are 100% Arabica beans. Café Jiran indulges the senses with languid lunches and elegant dinners in a stylish a chic boutique setting coupled with excellent service and superb coffee.

Café Supreme in Maadi

Café Supreme

Maadi Bistro restaurant in Maadi

Pizzas, wraps, salads and sandwiches - simple food presented in gourmet -style - are available at Café Supreme. Try one of the delicious desserts, dazzling in looks and taste. The coffee is arguably the best around. With all the makings of an upmarket Canadian bistro, it will be hard to be disappointed.

Casa Del Sol in Strand

Casa Del Sol

Strand Contemporary restaurant in Strand

This beautiful restaurant is situated in the famous Hibernian Towers in Strand. It is an upmarket beach bar, lounge and restaurant that serves up delicious meals at surprisingly reasonable prices. The interior is stylish and elegant, but still has an element of fun to it. The cocktails served are delicious and diners are spoilt for choice. The menu is small but well thought out and includes dishes like chicken roulade, chicken stuffed with sundried tomatoes, cashew nuts and feta served with cous cous and honey-glazed veggies. Also a must-try is the sirloin steak and the bacon wrapped pork fillet served with honey and mustard mash, honey glazed veggies and apricot compote. Light meals like pastas, burgers, wraps and fish and chips can also be enjoyed by those who just want to nibble while watching the sun set over the ocean with a cocktail in hand.

Caviar in Cairo  in Cairo

Caviar in Cairo

Cairo Seafood restaurant in Cairo

Caviar in Cairo is an elegant restaurant with a menu that includes a large selection of meals, mainly seafood. Try the signature caviar grissini, the melt-in-your-mouth calamari, or the delicately prepared salmon fillet. The restaurant also caters for vegetarians with options like the mixed vegetable plate. Great Egyptian and Mediterranean dishes like baba ganough, hummus and tehina can also be enjoyed. The food and drinks are plenty and impressive, but the best thing about this restaurant is the breathtaking view of the Egyptian pyramids.