Eastern Cape restaurants

Top Choice Italian in Port Elizabeth

Remo's

You really need to know this place is here, but luckily now you do. What was once a warehouse in a derelict area is now a snazzy cafe with an industrial-chic decor. Start with fabulous antipasti (starters), then del…
Top Choice International in Grahamstown

Haricot’s Deli & Bistro

Eavesdrop on faculty gossip at Grahamstown’s best place to eat, which is simultaneously a relaxed courtyard cafe and refined restaurant. The menu drips with panache, with an inventive mix of local ingredients and Me…
Top Choice International in Jeffrey's Bay

InFood Deli Bakery & Deli Restaurant

The sandwiches, burgers and other food at this cafe, bakery and deli are far from ordinary. This is not surprising, considering the owner-chef’s impressive CV – including once having cooked for Prince William. The m…
Top Choice International in Hogsback

Edge Restaurant

The charming garden restaurant at the Edge serves French toast with local berries and Hogsback's best coffee for breakfast, recommended wood-fired pizzas for lunch, and hearty but refined meat dishes for dinner. Thr…
Top Choice International in Jeffrey's Bay

Nina’s

Most locals recommend vibey Nina's, with its quirky decor of surfboards and coastal scenes around a paper-disc chandelier. Seafood abounds on the wide-ranging menu, which also features burgers, curries, pizza, pasta…
Top Choice Deli in Nieu Bethesda

The Brewery & Two Goats Deli

Across a bridge from the main part of the village is this charmingly rustic farmhouse on a working dairy farm, where you can sit under the trees sampling a delicous platter of cheeses, salami, pickles and olives. It…
Top Choice Mediterranean in Port Elizabeth

Two Olives

One of the most attractive restaurants in Richmond Hill, Two Olives serves a range of Spanish-, Portuguese- and Greek-inspired dishes in its busy dining room and on the wrap-around balcony with partial ocean views. …
Top Choice Cafe in Storms River

Tsitrus Cafe

Hallelujah! Storms River finally gets the cafe it so deserves. This atmospheric place offers tasty meals, including delicious pancakes and pizzas, as well as good coffee and craft beers. Everything is fresh and home…
Top Choice Seafood in Port Alfred

Ocean Basket

Just off the river front, Ocean Basket is a hot favourite among fish lovers. Nautically themed and run by a dynamic team, its seafood is a cut above most of Port Alfred's places to eat. Prawns, calamari, sole, grill…
Top Choice South African in Cradock

Victoria Manor

This atmospheric hotel dining room has dark-wood panelling and richly upholstered furnishings in 19th-century English style. Service is attentive, and the Karoo cuisine hearty and delicious. Karoo lamb chops, burger…