South Africa is a country that is situated in the southernmost tip of the African continent. The state is marked by the several distinct ecosystems. The Inland safari is the destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The braai, south Africa’s equivalent of the barbeque is practically a national sport that is a religion even. The bountiful and long South African coastline provides endless supply of the freshest fish and seafood. There are many local wine industries in the Cape Wineland and many good restaurants. Some of them are mentioned below.
10 ) Mrs Simpsons Restaurant
Mrs Simpsons Restaurant is located at 194 Teding Van Blokland St, Dullstroom, 1110, South Africa. The restaurant is known for the courteous and professional service and serves the quality food. The meal is served at brunch, lunch, dinner and during the late night hours. Thai chicken & shrimp curry on asmati rice, confit of duck with a granadilla jus, grilled pork chop on mash with a mustard honey sauce and shank of lamb are some of the items served at the main menu. The restaurant serves six days a week. Tuesday is the off day. The operating hours of the restaurant are 11AM – 3PM, 6 – 9PM.
9 ) Cafe Del Sol
Cafe Del Sol is located at the Olivedale Corner Shopping Centre, President Fouché Dr & Olive Road, Johannesburg, 2158, South Africa. The restaurant is one of the best Italian restaurants that serves high quality Italian dishes. The restaurant also serves a variety of Italian, Mediterranean and European dishes. From the main menu, you can have a variety of light appetizers, starters, salads, Gnocchi, pastas, hess, risotto and desserts. The restaurant serves six days a week: Tuesday – Sunday. Sunday’s timing is 12 – 3PM. The rest days timing is 12 – 3PM, 6 – 9:30PM.
8 ) The Grillhouse Rosebank
The Grillhouse Rosebank is located at 1, The Firs,Hyatt Centre, Oxford Rd, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa. The restaurant is a sleek steakhouse with wines and malts that have a garden, cigar lounge and upstairs live music venue. The restaurant serves steaks, seafood and grilled dishes with gluten free options. The meal is served at lunch and dinner. From the main menu, you can have a variety of appetizers, salads, vegetable dishes, chicken dishes, signature platters, sauces and side dishes. The restaurant serves seven days a week. Saturday’s time is 6:30 – 11PM, Sunday’s timing is 12 – 2:30PM, 6:30 – 9:30PM and the rest days timing is 12 – 2:30PM, 6:30 – 11PM.
7 ) DW Eleven – 13
DW Eleven – 13 is located at the Dunkeld West Shopping Centre, Jan Smuts & Bompas Street, Dunkeld West, Johannesburg, 2193, South Africa. The restaurant is an intimate place that serves creative and globally inspired cuisine with a tasting menu and fine wines. The restaurant got certificate of excellence from tripadvisor website. The meal is served at lunch, dinner and during after-hours. The other features of the restaurant include reservation, wheelchair accessible and alcoholic drinks. From the main menu, you can have a variety of starters, main dishes, sides and desserts. The restaurant serves six days a week: Tuesday to Sunday. Monday’s timing is 12 – 2:30PM. The rest days timing is 12 – 2:30PM, 6:30 – 10:30PM.
6 ) Kloof Street House
Kloof Street House is located at 30 Kloof St, Gardens, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa. The restaurant richly furnished dining rooms in its Victorian house with bar and leafy gardens and serves eclectic cuisine. The restaurant also serves Mediterranean and international cuisine. The meal is served at brunch, lunch, dinner and late night hours. From the main menu, you can have a variety of starters, salads, sides, flavorful entrées, desserts, tea and beverages.free range chicken tagine with dates,grilled fillet of salmon, slow roasted lamb shoulder, potato gnocchi with roasted butternut and ostrich filet are some of the flavorful dishes served under the category of mains. The restaurant serves seven days a week. Monday’s timing is 5PM – 2AM. The rest days timing is 12PM – 2AM.
5 ) Restaurant Mosaic
Restaurant Mosaic is located at Francolin Ave, Elandsfontein, Pretoria, 0186, South Africa. The restaurant serves artfully crafted gastronomy in its relaxed and well decorated surroundings. Because of the excellent service, the restaurant got many awards like Gourmet Restaurants Awards: Best eatout restaurant and world’s best wine list. Genesis, Mousse de mer and the garden pea are the first courses of the restaurant. Beside this, you can also have Rooibos, Risotto, Quail eggs, Black truffle paste, courgette and truffle. The restaurant operating days are Wednesday, Friday and Saturday during the hours of 7:00PM – 8:30PM.
4 ) Lucky Bean Restaurant
The Lucky Bean Restaurant is located at 16 7th St, Melville, Johannesburg, 2109, South Africa. The restaurant serves South African bistro-style dishes in a relaxed and contemporary space with cocktail and DJs. The restaurant also serves international and vegetarian dishes with gluten free options. Because of excellent service, the restaurant was given the certificate of excellence by tripadvisor website. The restaurant serves seven days a week. The operating hours are 10AM – 11:0PM.
3 ) La Colombe
La Colombe restaurant is located on Silvermist Wine Estate, Constantia Main Rd, Constantia, Cape Town, 7848, South Africa. The restaurant serves contemporary cuisine by using local ingredients with French flair in its well furnished space. You can also have a variety of European dishes. The meal is served at lunch, dinner and during late night hours. West coast oyster, bavette steak, cured Norwegian salmon, miso seared scallop, granny smith, lamb loin and azealia cremeux are some of the dishes served at the main menu. The restaurant serves seven days a week. The operating hours are 12 – 1:45PM, 7 – 8:30PM.
2 ) Le Quartier Français Restaurant
Le Quartier Français Restaurant is located at Wilhelmina Street & Berg Street, Franschhoek, 7690, South Africa. The restaurant specialty is African and International dishes. Because of its good service, the restaurant has been given the certificate of excellence from tripadvisor website. The restaurant has first class dining rooms that encourage long and leisurely meals. From the main menu, you can have a variety of breakfast items, appetizers, sides, flavorful entrées and desserts. Artisanal cheese, duck’s egg benedict, folded Omelette, free range egg white folded Omelette, locally smoked salmon and mashed Avocado are some of the Entrées served by the restaurant. The restaurant performs its operations five days a week: Tuesday to Saturday. The operating hours are 7AM – 8:30PM.
1 ) The Test Kitchen
The Test Kitchen is located at The Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7915, South Africa. The restaurant serves Nouvelle Latin cuisine with a South African touch in its contemporary surroundings. The wide variety of vegetarian friendly dishes are also served for vegetarian guests. The meal is served at breakfast and dinner. From the main menu, you can have a variety of starters, sides, desserts and cheese dishes. For breakfast, you can have egg, sandwiches, hot smoked trout, Arnold Bennett and many more. The overall surrounding is considered good for special occasions and romantic setting. The restaurant serves five days a week: Tuesday to Saturday. The operating hours are 12:30 – 1:30PM, 7 – 9:30PM.