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Blue Gum Restaurant in Stanford

Blue Gum Restaurant

Stanford Continental restaurant in Stanford

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.

Buitenverwachting Restaurant in Constantia

Buitenverwachting Restaurant

Constantia Continental restaurant in Constantia

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 Credit cards: AmEx, DC, MC, V.

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.

Jam Restaurant in Morningside

Jam Restaurant

Morningside Continental restaurant in Morningside

Indulge in classic cakes or take breakfast to another level perusing the extensive menu boasting exceptional choices of this grand affair. Breakfast offers range from Continental, home-baked breads, cereal, muesli, cheeses, cold meats and hot fare with perfectly silky eggs benedict a must try. Lunch offers light healthy meals and caters for vegetarians and vegans. Enjoy a lapse in time at this beautiful Edwardian hotel for a refreshingly relaxed approach to dining.

Pierneef a la Motte in Franschhoek

Pierneef a la Motte

Franschhoek Dutch restaurant in Franschhoek

Pierneef a la Motte Restaurant’s name is inspired by the great South African artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957). Along with being able to view a collection of paintings by the legend in the restaurant, patrons can embark on a reminiscent culinary journey that explores the best of traditional Cape Winelands’ cuisine. The restaurant setting is very much Cape Dutch with a contemporary spin. The emphasis on oak furnishings along with glass vases marries the beauty of the outdoor scenery perfectly, thereby creating a relaxed and subtly sophisticated ambience. The menu is nothing short of a history lesson in the development of local traditional cooking. Expect to find the best traditional fare that is unashamedly South African. Menu items include starters of Boerbok terrine or the Koningsbrood soup. Mains serve up Pomegranate glazed Smoked Pork Belly and Impala Neck. And for dessert who can resist the Brandy Chocolate Pudding? The wine list is extensive and offers a full selection of the farm’s own as well as other overseas brands. One can indulge in a food and wine pairing at the Tasting Centre. The restaurant also has a children’s menu.

Pigalle in Sandton


Sandton Continental restaurant in Sandton

Pigalle at Melrose Arch maintains the fantastic reputation that this chain of unique and stylish restaurants has built. The design and décor is something to behold at Pigalle, Melrose Arch. With a striking entrance, luxurious suede chairs, gold and chocolate colours, you can be assured of an awe-inspiring environment in which to relax and enjoy yourself. The spacious bar in this first floor restaurant overlooks the Piazza as well as the rest of the of the restaurant. While dining you can behold the eye-catching glass-encased wine cellar and choose wine from the top estates in the country. Pigalle delivers a top-notch dining experience every time.

Red Square Restaurant in Knysna

Red Square Restaurant

Knysna Continental restaurant in Knysna

With every exquisite dish, there is an exquisite wine to compliment the meal. Enjoy Continental cuisine at its best with evocative oysters, duck breast, kudu, ostrich and a variety of line fish freshly caught. This restaurant exudes a romantic, old-fashioned feel with an interesting menu and complimenting wines straight from the Windmill Valley in Paarl. Dine within the cosy interior or al fresco on the wooden deck with far reaching views over the ocean.

Tembo Village Restaurant Watamu in Malindi

Tembo Village Restaurant Watamu

Malindi Continental restaurant in Malindi

Tembo Village Restaurant is set in a tropical garden overlooking the swimming pool and poolside bar. Guests can enjoy a continental breakfast, and deliciously grilled specialities, charcoal fired pizza, and freshly caught seafood from the Indian Ocean for lunch. Dinner is a three course meal with a selection of two starters, and a choice between a three-course meat, fish or vegetarian meal. The fish and prawns are particularly tasty, covered in a mouth-watering African inspired sauce and served with homemade risotto. End the night in style with a scrumptious lime cheesecake or vegetable crepe.

The Big Apple Restaurant in Illovo

The Big Apple Restaurant

Illovo Continental restaurant in Illovo

Located in the Protea Hotel Wanderer, The Big Apple Restaurant sets the standard for 4 star service and tranquillity. Exuding an idyllic ambiance and upmarket theme, the décor invokes Feng Shui trends balanced with harmonious colours and sexy designs. From delicious sunrise buffets, to causal lunches and vogue dinners, the ultimate hotel experience sizzles with cooling summer cocktails and abundance of dishes perfect for exquisite dining. Begin the day with a sunrise buffet breakfast, available daily, brimming with fruity yoghurts, freshly sliced fruit and melons and a range of delectable pastries as well as a hot buffet. The a la carte menu entices with starters of black mushrooms with spinach, feta and basil followed by main of brandy flamed grilled beef fillet mignons with mushroom and glazed shallots topped by a vanilla seed panna cotta desert. Enjoy mouth-watering cuisine and Feng Shui surrounds at The Big Apple Restaurant, located in the bustling Sandton business hub.

Top of the Ritz in Sea Point

Top of the Ritz

Sea Point Continental restaurant in Sea Point

Take a step back in time at this 1970s style revolving restaurant in Sea Point. A nice selection of light bites, seafood, meat and continental dishes are on offer at this unique and popular spot. A modest wine list provides the accompaniment, but it is the surroundings and atmosphere that provide the biggest draw. 1970s music plays as the restaurant turns up until a talented pianist takes over on a stylish white baby grand piano. A vibrant spot for great views and a unique atmosphere, Top of the Ritz is well worth a try.

Tradewinds Restaurant in Sandton

Tradewinds Restaurant

Sandton Continental restaurant in Sandton

Housed inside the Hilton Sandton Hotel, famous for enticing menu selections and service, Tradewinds Restaurant sets the tone for innovation and creativity for a memorable dining experience. The a la carte menu secures delights such as Beef Carpaccio - served with rocket, drizzled with lemon and olive oil, topped with marinated mushrooms and parmesan shavings for starters. Ostrich Fillet Tournedos - served with basmati rice and wild mushroom sauce for mains and devilish apple crumble, warm and delicious with a dollop of crème Anglaise. Enjoy multi-themed buffets, a la carte dining and sensual sushi’s at Tradewind Restaurant in Sandton. Bookings are essential.

Wild Apricot Restaurant in Montagu

Wild Apricot Restaurant

Montagu Continental restaurant in Montagu

Located on the scenic Route 62, Wild Apricot Restaurant embraces traditional South African cuisine enchanted by elegant charm, period cutlery and a décor that whispers memories of a bygone era. Dine by romantic candle light and soft music drifting from the baby grand piano enjoying traditional creations such as tasty mutton pie and bobotie with a twist. For starters, try the Ostrich carpaccio drizzled with olive oil, fresh lemon and sprinkled with parmesan cheese. Main meals entice with Kabeljou dressed in mushrooms and sour cream, slowly cooked in the juices from the onions and mushrooms. Round off the meal with an amarulla soufflé on a coconut crust, sprinkled with walnuts and amarulla liqueur. Dine in the elegant dining room of the Montagu Country Hotel and transport the palate to an enchanted era for an evening to remember.


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