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Banana Jam Cafe in Kenilworth

Banana Jam Cafe

Kenilworth Caribbean restaurant in Kenilworth

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.

Beefcakes in Green Point


Green Point American restaurant in Green Point

Located along Somerset Road in Green Point, Beefcakes is friendly, fun and on the ball. The décor uplifts with colour and flamboyant attitude starting with pink Flamingo wallpaper, disco balls, feathers and a pimped pink piano patiently waiting on the next performance. Step back in time and discover food that brims with fun, simplicity and indulgent pleasure with wildly entertaining and 50’s fun American burger bar ambiance. The tongue in cheek menu twists and teases with burgers of all shapes and tastes and flavours even offering a ‘build your own burger’ to eager patrons. Take delight in burgers such as Buffy the Hamburger Slayer’ - a gooey mound of bacon, cheddar and beef or the chili string of the Willy Burger. Tables host perfect burgers, well priced wines and cocktails and infectious fun all topped by sequined cowboy hats and live entertainment nights such as ‘Drag Queen, Thursdays’, and ‘Bitchy Bingo, Tuesdays.’

Billy the Bums  in Morningside

Billy the Bums

Morningside American restaurant in Morningside

With succulent speciality burgers and a tasty menu complimented by exotic classic drinks, Billy the Bums offers sophisticated ambience influenced by American culinary delights. With a comfortably stylish setting and pleasant outdoor and indoor dining, Billy the Bums is a fun and intriguing place to enjoy Monday burger and beer nights or seductive exotic cocktails from the comprehensive menu. Billy the Bums hosts a sexy and trendy approach to dining and drinking located in the popular Berea in Windermere Road.

Chilli Bean Mexican Cantina in Richmond Hill

Chilli Bean Mexican Cantina

Richmond Hill Mexican restaurant in Richmond Hill

Chilli Bean Mexican Cantina is a vibey and laidback restaurant located in Richmond Hill, Port Elizabeth. As the name states, this restaurant serves authentic Mexican meals coupled with margaritas and tequila. The staff is friendly and help create the ‘fiesta’ atmosphere. The food is reasonably priced and absolutely delicious. Trading hours: Tuesday to Saturday, from 12 pm to 3 pm and 6 pm to 10 pm.

Cool Runnings in Johannesburg and surrounds

Cool Runnings

Johannesburg and surrounds Caribbean restaurant in Johannesburg and surrounds

Featuring grills, light meals and Island style cuisine, Cool Runnings sets the pace for a laid back vibe. With a delicious munchies menu and good Jamaican sounds, diners peruse the full restaurant menu brimming with seasonal spreads. Choose from island style curries, Jamaican Babylon Burgers; stir fries, jerk and Creole dishes as well as lots of basket dishes to share between friends. Dine in Island style vibe around a bonfire beer garden and rustic bar sampling exotic cuisine and seasonal specials at Cool Runnings in Bloubosrand.

Cuvee Restaurant in Stellenbosch

Cuvee Restaurant

Stellenbosch Country restaurant in Stellenbosch

Stellenbosch Simonsig Wine Estate boasts the elegant Cuvée restaurant. Located at the one of the starting points of the Stellenbosch wine route, this eatery serves all the best loved South African dishes with plenty of ambiance to set the mood for a good meal out. The restaurant is cosy with its old school Cape Dutch decor and offers a seasonal menu to match. All dishes may be ordered as half or full portions, which suits the undecided who want some of this with some of that. Traditionalists will be soothed with the likes of loin of Kalahari Springbok or flame grilled fillet of beef with roasted vine tomatoes, while others may be tickled by Cape Malay Bobotie samosas with Malmesbury yoghurt and Antoinette Malan’s Muscat jam. Not forgetting that the wine farm is famous for its Méthode Cap Classique (making sparkling wine in the French tradition), be sure to sample some bubbly with starters. Winter opening hours: Mon: Closed Tue – Sat: 12:00 – 15:00 Fri: 12:00 – 15:00 & 18:30 – 22:00 Sun: 12:00 – 14:00

Deez Mexican Bistro in Hout Bay

Deez Mexican Bistro

Hout Bay Mexican restaurant in Hout Bay

Delight your taste buds with wholesome hearty food in a relaxed intimate setting distinctly Mexican. The colourful lighting and authentic memorabilia blended with funky tunes transports you to the lively back streets of Mexico. Aromatic spices dressed with vivid colours and flavours tantalise your taste buds with an abundance of margarita and tequila to put out the flames for those brave enough to sample the chilli on tap. Seating just 22 patrons inside - this hip and happening tequila shrine offers great value for money and starter portions large enough to pass around the table. On balmy summer days, laze around beneath the old El Dinal by the river while satisfying your palette with tacos, burritos, enchiladas and temptingly delicious frozen margaritas.

Dornier Restaurant in Stellenbosch

Dornier Restaurant

Stellenbosch Country restaurant in Stellenbosch

Inspired by ingredients from the land and the finest wines of the region, this restaurant serves elegant, yet exciting cuisine in a beautiful, tranquil setting. The fare is a mix between Cape Provencale, contemporary, country-style and fusion cuisine, and delivers in both taste and presentation. A real treat or foodies and wine lovers alike.

Dutch East Restaurant in Franschhoek

Dutch East Restaurant

Franschhoek Dutch restaurant in Franschhoek

The Dutch East Restaurant finds its home in the historic French Hugenot settlement town of Franschhoek in the Western Cape. Easily one of the most picturesque towns in South Africa, Franschhoek has also earned the reputation of being the culinary capital of the country. The Dutch East, with its fusion of traditional Dutch and eastern influence offerings, stands out as a unique eatery in a predominantly French cuisine environment. The restaurant is relaxed and upmarket. The earthy interior manages to achieve a clean, minimalist simplicity in its décor that is stylish and inviting. High A-frame ceilings, red bricked walls and chandeliers set the mood. The menu aims to present food that is both appetizing to the taste buds and appealing on the eye. With the restaurant philosophy of maintaining and complimenting the true flavour of the main ingredient of the dish by preparing it fresh and simply, Dutch East certainly plates up dishes that are a flavoursome feast for the senses. Menu options include the likes of Seared Tuna with black sesame halva and a soy emulsion with whipped mango for starters, Lamb Shoulder with spinach cream, crackling and corn bites for mains and Fried Milk Tart with whipped cream and berry compote for dessert.

eat@simonsvlei in Paarl


Paarl Country restaurant in Paarl

Rob and Nicky Hahn have relaunched the Simonsvlei restaurant in the form of eat@simonsvlei. A relaxed restaurant where you can either dine alfresco on the veranda overlooking the lush lawns, pond and ducks or in the air-conditioned restaurant. Being glassed in you don’t miss out on the surrounding mountain views. The menu is fresh country food with a Cape flair offering light meals such as open sandwiches and gourmet salads and pastas, along with traditional dishes like pickled fish and bobotie. Breakfast is also served and we are open on a Friday night. We have a wood-fired pizza oven so pizzas are available on weekends.

Ed's Diner in Woodhill

Ed's Diner

Woodhill American restaurant in Woodhill

Ed’s Diner in Woodhill brings the 50’s ambiance in vibrant colours, cosy booths and blaring jukeboxes reminiscent of the era of burgers. Fresh homemade dishes embrace this classic era, with handmade chips, patties, sauces and toppings enjoyed in an electric vibe. Choose from 29 variations, and a 250 or 500g patties, grilled to perfection, topped with tasty sauces and classic toppings – noted as the best burgers in the country. Disover real burgers and classic American ambiance at Ed’s Diner in Woodhill.

El Burro in Green Point

El Burro

Green Point Mexican restaurant in Green Point

Dressed in vivid pink walls, plush leather booths, ambient lampshades and Mexican art, El Burro steers away from the traditional Mexican décor into a more sophisticated Mexican experience. Located along the Green Point strip, diners enjoy a myriad of Mexican pleasures ranging from ceviche, which is made with the fish of the day and bursts of lime, coriander, chilli and pickled red onion. Mains include a chocolate mole, the national dish of Mexico, as well as an array of soft corn tacos filled with chilli-battered line fish and braised short rib served with a spread of fresh guacamole, smoked and fresh chilli sauce, salsa and sour cream. Dine within the mood-enhancing interior or enjoy the balmy summer sun alfresco on the balcony.

Fraai Uitzicht 1798 in Robertson

Fraai Uitzicht 1798

Robertson Country restaurant in Robertson

Deep in the scenic Robertson Valley is an award-winning restaurant that has diners returning again and again.Enjoy long leisurely lunches with stunning views spanning the vineyards and Sonderend Mountains in the distance.The decor is simple and unpretentious and creates a charming and tranquil atmosphere. A large verandah complete with umbrellas provides a great place to enjoy al fresco dining.Country cuisine is the order of the day, created with care using seasonal ingredients and fresh vegetables and herbs from the garden. Portions are substantial and diners have a superb selection of the finest wines from the Robertson Valley to choose as an accompaniment.

Jamaica Me Crazy in Woodstock

Jamaica Me Crazy

Woodstock Caribbean restaurant in Woodstock

The tropical ambiance compliments the good food and summery cocktails. Upstairs the balcony welcomes with sweeping harbour views, balmy sunshine and invites relaxation. Downstairs the bar and restaurant exudes a warm and cosy setting, enjoyed alongside the roaring winter fire. Expect delicious home-style island cooking, served by friendly and attentive staff. The chicken is free-range and they even cater for healthy appetites with carrot and ginger soup, homemade walnut veggie burgers and gluten-free butternut ravioli. Caribbean specialties include Jamaican jerk chicken, curried Goat, Jamaican patties, pineapple BBQ ribs and chicken and chorizo jambalaya. Vegetarians are taken care of with Montego Bay mushrooms, Roast Veg Pasta salad or Trinidad Roti to mention a few.

Kafe Kalik in Cairo

Kafe Kalik

Cairo Caribbean restaurant in Cairo

This gorgeous restaurant offers a trendy vibe and cool atmosphere in which to enjoy cuisine that reminds of the gourmet and a touch of Caribbean flare. Pizza, sandwiches, seafood, burgers, big breakfasts and brunches and an amazing sushi bar are all available. Enjoy international creole at this colourful breath of fresh air.

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