Restaurants

Top Choice International in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Test Kitchen

Luke Dale-Roberts' creates inspirational dishes with top-quality local ingredients at his flagship restaurant – generally agreed to be the best in Africa. However, the award-winning UK-born chef is so famous now tha…
Top Choice Tapas in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Chef's Warehouse & Canteen

Hurry here for a delicious and very generous spread of small plates from chef Liam Tomlin and his talented crew. Flavours zip around the world, from a squid with a tangy Vietnamese salad to comforting Coq au Vin. If…
Top Choice International in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Pot Luck Club

The sister restaurant to The Test Kitchen is a more affordable Luke Dale-Roberts' option. Sitting at the top of an old silo, it offers panoramic views of the surrounding area, but it's what's on the plate that tends…
Top Choice Asian in Johannesburg

Great Eastern Food Bar

If you think Jozi is a dud at creative Asian food, prepare to eat your words – and everything in sight – at this exciting, well-priced, obscenely delicious eatery located on the roof of the trendy Bamboo Centre. Own…
Top Choice Steak in Johannesburg

Grillhouse

Get an honest-to-goodness Jozi steakhouse experience at this New York–style institution inside The Firs. Rub elbows with other red-meat lovers and choose your cut: prime sirloin, T-bone, spare ribs or fillet. Thick …
Top Choice Barbecue in Cape Flats & Northern Suburbs

Hog House Brewing Co.

It couldn't be in a more obscure spot – within a business park in an industrial part of town – but this barbecue restaurant is perpetually busy. The creations of chef PJ Vadas include smoked meats so tender you coul…
Top Choice International in Gardens & Surrounds

Aubergine

German-born Harald Bresselschmidt is one of Cape Town’s most consistent chefs, producing creative, hearty dishes that are served with some of the Cape's best wines. Don't over-order, as portions are large. Vegetaria…
Top Choice International in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Foodbarn

Masterchef Franck Dangereux might have opted for the less stressful life in Noordhoek, but that doesn’t mean this operation skimps on quality. Expect rustic, delicious bistro dishes.
Top Choice International in City Bowl, Foreshore, Bo-Kaap & De Waterkant

Hemelhuijs

A quirky yet elegantly decorated space – think deer heads with broken crockery and contemporary art – showcases the art and culinary creations of Jacques Erasmus. The inventive food is delicious and includes lovely …
Top Choice Steak in Pretoria

Carbon Bistro

This places oozes hipster chic, with its minimalist decor, craft-beer taps, gin bar and cuts of steak you've never heard of. Knowledgeable, friendly staff will explain the meaty menu and pour bespoke cocktails featu…