Restaurants

Top Choice Tapas in Simon's Town & Southern Peninsula

Salt

Offering a gastronomic take on False Bay cool, Salt serves mains such as wild kudu goulash, but your best bet is to focus on the small plates (R45), which range from wasabi-dusted calamari to bratwurst with homemade…
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 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 Moroccan in East City, District Six, Woodstock & Observatory

Andalousse

Hiding in plain sight along a sketchy stretch of Victoria Rd is this little gem of a place. Started in 2016 by a group of friends from Morocco, this is the real deal serving flavourful tagines, couscous, filo pastry…
Top Choice Italian in Sea Point to Hout Bay

Massimo’s

There's pasta and spuntini (tapas-style small plates) on offer, but the wood-fired thin-crust pizzas are Massimo’s speciality – and very good they are, too. It’s all served up with warmth and humour by the Italian M…
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 wraparound balcony with partial ocean views. T…
Portuguese in Durban

Neo Cafe

Portuguese food isn't a rarity in KwaZulu-Natal, but when it's done as well as it is at Neo Cafe it's worth getting excited about. The menu is simple: chicken and seafood dishes smothered in perfectly spicy peri-per…
Portuguese in Johannesburg

Troyeville Hotel

This character-filled hotel is a memorable place for a long meal. It has been frequented by the Portuguese community since well before the paint began to peel. The Iberian influence is found in the delicious Mozambi…
Moroccan in Pretoria

La Terrasse

Above a shop selling Moroccan handicrafts and interior design, this rooftop cafe and deli transports you from Pretoria to Marrakesh. Dishes include tasty tagines and snack platters featuring homemade hummus, but it'…
Greek in Sabie

Woodsman

Half pub, half restaurant, the Woodsman offers great food with a Greek twist. Moussaka, stifado stew, grilled calamari, mezedhes (starter plate) and other offerings are mixed with local dishes: pan-fried trout, and …