Here is something new for every type of foodie – the fine diner, fun timer, adventurer, beer enthusiast or traditionalist. You can instantly book via the booking buttons!
1. Homespun at the Andros
(Claremont, Cape Town)
Homespun at the Andros is the newest addition to the Homespun family.
Set against the backdrop of Table Mountain, the 5-star graded Andros Deluxe Boutique Hotel is a truly gracious Cape Colonial homestead. From the 18th of June 2021, Homespun at the Andros will be opening its doors to the public in this beautiful location.
Located in the iconic Nelson Mandela Square, TANG is a luxurious and sensory dining experience inspired by contemporary Japanese izakayas and the classic Cantonese eateries of Hong Kong. Their Grand Opening was on 14 May.
3. Kossie Siekelela
(Darling, West Coast)
Kossie Sikelela Restaurant, a new addition to the famous Evita se Perron in Darling offers you a fine dining experience that would even impress Tannie Evita Bezuidenhout.
This small, intimate space overlooks the tranquil gardens of the old Darling train station. Served on beautiful antique porcelain, and using good cutlery and fabric tablecloths, their offering is a choice of a two or a three course meal with a modern twist on South African cuisine favourites – and ingredients are sourced as locally as possible.
4. Forti Too
(Lynwood Manor, Pretoria)
FORTI TOO is a restaurant, lounge, bar, grill and chill spot open from early till late offering you the unique experience that only Pretoria restaurateur Forti Mazzone can offer.
5. Aegir Project Brewery
(Noordhoek, Cape Town)
Aegir Project Taproom is a family-friendly restaurant in Noordhoek, Cape Town, with a brewery at its heart.
Since opening their doors in 2015 as a small, passion-fuelled brewery obsessed with pushing the boundaries on flavour, they have grown into the kind of welcoming home-away-from-home where locals and visitors alike sit down and have a laugh over great food and superb beer.
6. Cucina e’la vita
Opened in March, this Stellies newbie is a great place for sips of wine, thick ribbons of handmade pasta and good memories. Whether it is a special occasion, a lunch with your closest friends or a bite to eat on their patio under the oak trees of Stellenbosch.
7. Codfather Polo Fields
The Codfather last month opened a brand-new branch in Waterfall to enjoy their world class seafood as well as delicious meat and vegetarian options.
8. BELON at Atlantic Beach Hotel
(Melkbosstrand, Cape Town)
The BELON Restaurant and BELON Cafe are light and spacious, decorated in muted tones punctuated with a burst of colour and open onto the relaxed seating of the BELON Terrace.
The restaurant menu incorporates seasonally available fresh ingredients, and their Café offers delicious all-day breakfast dishes, fresh delights, sandwiches, and Cafe-styled light meals complimented by speciality milkshakes and Terbodore Coffee.
9. Bahia Bleu
(Mossel Bay, Garden Route)
Bahia Bleu brings passionate fine dining to the Mossel Bay restaurant scene with a focus on fresh ingredients and contemporary cuisine with a South African twist.
10. 1947 on Vilakazi Street
An elegant new bar and restaurant on Vilakazi Street – the only street in the world where two Noble Peace Prize winners lived. Both the late former president Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu have lived there. Today it is a social hub abuzz in Soweto.
11. Molitva Orthodox Mediterranean
(Cradle of Humankind, Gauteng)
Located in the heart of Gauteng’s busiest tourism route, Molitva is perfectly positioned in The Cradle of Humankind. A mere 3km’s from the Rhino and Lion Nature Reserve, this country gem is a quick turn off Kromdraai Road.
Specialising in fresh, organic, homegrown fruits and vegetables, Molitva’s mouthwatering food menu will charm any tastebuds.
12. The Brewery Hemel-en-Aarde
Home of the Hermanus Lager and many other incredible craft beers that are made and enjoyed onsite. They offer everything from local craft brews to fresh-made, wood-fired foods.
13. Wish on Florida
This Italian Restaurant and Bar is situated in the heart of Durban and specialises in gourmet pizza and pasta with a vast offering of Champagne and Wine.
14. Tsala Treetop Lodge
(Plettenberg Bay, Garden Route)
Set amidst the treetops of an age-old indigenous forest between Knysna and Plettenberg Bay is this exciting Dineplan newbie. Enjoy the little paradise with fantastic food and a brilliant wine list.
15. Soul Souvlaki
From a single stall at Maboneng’s Market on Main, Soul Souvlaki has expanded to encompass 6 flagship stores, including this branch in Bedfordview. Go for Greek street food at its best.
Every dish is freshly prepared to order, and their friendly counter service lends itself to a faster, more efficient dining experience.
16. Marula Grill at Bakubung Bush Lodge
(Sun City, Gauteng)
A mere two hours’ drive from Johannesburg, and ten minutes from Sun City, Bakubung is located in the Pilanesberg National Park – a 57,000-hectare reserve where you can see the big five on a game drive through the reserve and dine at Marula Grill.
Go for breakfast or enjoy their buffet – you will be spoilt for choice with traditional favorites.