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Looking for a great meal deal? From happy hours to seafood buffets, these specials from our premium restaurants will help you make the most of your hard-earned cash.


Balata Restaurant (Randpark)🍽
Enjoy four-course menu and wine pairing for R425 per person. The wines will change monthly, with August featuring Hartenberg. The special runs until November 2018.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

Balata Restaurant at The Fairway Hotel. Photo supplied.

Biru BBQ-Hotpot-Braai (Sandton)

Enjoy live music every Friday evening at Biru. You could also book your year end function at Biru. They offer a group menu at R180 per person. Bookings are essential.

Fairlawns Boutique Hotel (Sandton) 🍽

The famed lazy days and lawn blanket picnics are back from Sunday 30 September. The picnic costs R495 per person and includes a welcome drink, food and live entertainment.

You are also invited to partake in a classic high tea, with morning and afternoon tea served daily. You can sip on Champagne or sparkling wine served by the glass. Their delectable High Tea is charged at R325 per person and for more information, feel free to contact them at 011 808 7300 or Bookings are essential.

The picnic setting at Fairlawns. Photo supplied.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app.

Yamitsuki (Bedfordview)

Get three same-coloured plates for the price of two on Mondays. Also, all bills over R1000 will be entered into a draw to win a R1000 Yamitsuki gift card.

Sushi from Yamitsuki. Photo supplied.


Carbon Bistro (Brooklyn)

Celebrate spring at CB with bubbles and oysters. Enjoy bottomless Gorgeous Pinot Noir Chardonnay MCC and 12 oysters, or canapés for only R300 per person. This offer is available from Monday to Friday from 12noon to 4pm. It is available only by reservation on weekends.

Fleisherei Bistro (Centurion) 🍽

Tuck into weekday specials with breakfast deals like the Fast Lane breakfast with three rashers of bacon, two eggs, grilled tomato and two slices of toast for R37 or the eggs Benedict with eisbein and two poached eggs for R55. Lunchtime deals include an eisbein wrap for R55 or braised oxtail with mashed potato for R145. Specials are available Monday to Friday only.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app.

Modern Italian Kitchen (Menlo Park)

Treat the kids on Mondays by taking them to Modern Italian Kitchen, where they can eat for free between 12noon and 9pm. Order a large meal and receive a complimentary kids meal. Sip on the wine special every Tuesday for R55 per bottle between 12noon and 9pm. This offer only applies to selected wines. If Mondays and Tuesdays aren’t your thing, shake off the mid-week blues by enjoying Cocktail Wednesdays at MIK. Take advantage of the cocktail specials or the house wines per glass between 12noon and 9pm. Sundays, you can receive 10% off your take away when ordering on the phone between 5pm and 8pm.

Relish Bistro (Hatfield)

Looking for a year-end function venue? Relish Bistro have put together a very special menu that will suit your budget and measure up to everybody’s expectations in the office. Seating inside and outside. Bookings:


Hudson’s (Umhlanga) 🍽

Look forward to Live Music Saturdays at Hudsons Umhlanga from 8pm to 10pm. More info here.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

Vasco’s (Durban Central) 🍽
Book your spot for Vasco’s themed buffet evenings. Enjoy Off The Hook Seafood Evenings every Friday for R355 per person or the Flavours of the East Curry buffet every Saturday night for R280 per person. If you book for four people, you’ll pay for three only. Also available is the International Dinner Buffet, which will run in June and July. The cost is R320 per person.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

The curry buffet at Vasco’s. Photo supplied.

Cape Town

The curry special at The Café Grill

The curry special at The Café Grill. Photo supplied.

The Café Grill (Camps Bay) 🍽

Get your day off to a great start by enjoying one of three delicious breakfasts in the beautiful surroundings of The Café Grill. Choose between a full breakfast with all the trimmings, an eggs Benedict with salmon or bacon, or a croissant with smoked trout. Each costs R95 and is available Mondays to Sundays between 7am and 11am. Also go for the curry special that includes their famous prawn dhal as a starter and is followed by three different curries with rice, roti, poppadums and condiments, as well as a delectable rice pudding dessert. A complimentary glass of MCC is also served on arrival. The curry special is available daily for lunch and dinner until 30 September 2018 and costs R393 per person.

Café Extrablatt (Green Point)
Grab a bite of the”Beet-The-Chills” Burger: a combination of sweet beetroot, fruity monkey-gland sauce, beef patty and fresh greens with a decent portion of fries.  The perfect winter hunger buster is currently going for R102.90.

Dash (V&A Waterfront)
Indulge in a Tasting Menu Experience at Dash for R650 per person or R1150 per person with wine pairing. See the full menu here. Bookings essential.

A decadent dessert at Dash Restaurant. Photo supplied.

Giulio’s (City Bowl) 🍽
Enjoy R40 breakfast including the Gemelli Twins breakfast with toast of your choice plus a coffe or orange juice. This special is available weekdays from 8am to 9am. Also get two-for-one margherita pizzas every weekday from 11am to 2pm. Lastly, book your spot for a winter dinner where you’ll get two-courses plus a glass of wine for R220 every Thursday and Friday evening.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

A classic margherita at Giulio’s. Photo supplied.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)

Take advantage of Hail Pizza’s happy hour on Mondays to Saturdays from 5pm to 6pm. Get a glass of wine (Eenzaamheid blend, Vondeling Rosé or Peacock Wild Ferment Merlot) for only R30; a pint of Jack Black Burger’s Block for R30; or a double G&T with Gordon’s Gin for R32.

Happy hour at Hail Pizza. Photo supplied.

Harringtons Cocktail Lounge (City Bowl)

Bistro & Vine Wednesday Nights at Harringtons invites one wine partner for a lovely dinner event every Wednesday night. R160 will get you in, plus an aperitivio cocktail or glass of wine on arrival, meal of your choice from the Bistro Menu, accompanied by a glass of wine from the respective wine partner that evening, a petit fours dessert platter with chocolate selection for the table, and a complimentary wine tasting. The bistro menu is available between 6pm and 10pm. For reservations call 021 4612276 or email Bookings are essential.

Food and wine at Harringtons. Photo supplied.

La Mouette (Sea Point)

For only R295 per person, you can enjoy five delicious courses. This special offering also extends to vegetarian, dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan alternatives. You can enjoy dishes of beef short rib bao, pickled cucumber, crispy onions and chipotle mayo or herb gnocchi with parmesan créme fraîche, pickled butternut purée, mushrooms and sorrel. Bookings are essential.

A window seat at La Mouette. Photo supplied.

Lou Lou’s Bar (De Waterkant) 🍽

Tuck into the new R60 lunch menu with a range of dishes to choose from. Some include the penne arrabbiata with olives and garlic, chicken schnitzel with Dijon mustard sauce, a Prego roll with a traditional Portuguese sauce, and baked aubergine parmigiana. Additions cost extra and the menu runs from 11am to 3pm. Also enjoy all dinner meals for R69 from Monday to Wednesday for the months of August and September.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

Nobu at One&Only (V&A Waterfront)

Be part of the Matcha Tea Ceremony at Nobu. It is an age-old ritual of ‘the way of tea’. This Matcha tea ceremony marries together the art of Japanese tea making with Nobu’s exquisite desserts, to balance the pure taste of the organic tea. Each bowl is prepared at your table. It costs R195 per person to be part of this unique experience. Contact them at 021 431 5888  or reserve your table at

Reuben’s at One&Only Cape Town (V&A Waterfront) 🍽

Join Reuben’s and One&Only Cape Town’s head sommelier, Luvo Ntezo as they welcome the award-winning winemaker, Bruwer Raats and publisher for the Platter’s Guide, JP Rossouw for one night only. Together with Reuben’s, they have created a wine-paired menu including four courses with six wines. The wine dinner will be held on 6 September from 6:30pm at R650 per person, which includes four courses, six wines, complimentary parking and a Platter’s 2018 Wine Guide.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

Roast & Co (City Bowl)

Stop by at Roast & Co. on 23 September and celebrate our heritage in style. HQ, Roast & Co., Cape Heritage Hotel and The Courtyard will be turned into a space fit for a South African soirée. Expect performances by Crazy White Boy, Apple Gule, Strange Loving and more. Tickets are available at

The Village Idiot (City Bowl)

Tag along a date, your mate or your mother, just don’t miss out on the daily specials at TVI. Tuesdays: Enjoy two mains and a bottle of house wine or beer jug at just R300 per person. Wednesdays: you can ‘Pimp Your Gin’ for R40 and tuck in to bottomless wings and chips for R95. You can also sip on some ice cold Standard Lager or Pilsner 1l Jug for R70. Thursdays and Rainy Days: Try their ‘Boerie’ burger Or Veggie burger with a glass of house wine for R90. Fridays: Toast to their Bottomless Bubbly between 3pm and 6pm for R100 per person and snack on their cheese and charcuterie board for R80. Saturdays are Idiot Happy Hours between 4pm and 6pm where all ‘dop’ is half price.


Cuvée Restaurant (Stellenbosch)

Chill out and enjoy the Heritage Day Jazz on the lawn with traditional braai on 24 September. Entrance will be free, and the restaurant will be open or you could enjoy kebabs, boerewors, roosterkoek and oysters on the lawn, sip on a glass of Kaapse Vonkel or one of their new spring cocktails. R20 gets you a glass to take home. Gates open from 11am to 5pm.

Haute Cabrière Cellar Restaurant (Franschhoek)
Enjoy the cosy winter specials at this picturesque winelands restaurant. From 23 April to 31 August 2018, guests can order a six-course tasting menu paired with wine for R450 per person. Alternatively, go for the two-course special for R230 where you can enjoy a sirloin steak with garlic and black pepper sauce, fine beans and hand-cut chips, a dessert of crème brûlée, and a glass of Haute Cabrière Pinot Noir Reserve.

The classic steak special at Haute Cabriere. Photo supplied.

Helena’s Restaurant (Stellenbosch)🍽

Enjoy a three-course meal for R300 or two-course meal for R200 at Helena’s Restaurant. Look forward to dishes like wild mushroom risotto, warm lentil salad and a dark chocolate torte.  Book your table with their Dining Team on  021 883 3132 or Bookings are essential.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app. 

The warm lentil salad at Helena's

The warm lentil salad at Helena’s. Photo courtesy of the restaurant.

Hudson’s (Stellenbosch) 🍽

Look forward to Live Music Saturdays at Hudsons Stellenbosch from 7pm to 9pm. More info here. You could also look forward to Happy Hour at Hudson’s from 4.30pm to 6.30pm from Monday to Friday. You can now “build your own” gin at half price. 

G&T at Hudson’s. Photo supplied.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

Overhex Winery & Bistro (Between Worcester and Robertson)

Overhex Winery & Bistro has a special September promotion on their white wines. The Balance Winemaker Select Chenin Blanc and Balance Winemaker Select Chardonnay is available at R100 for 2 bottles. This offer is only available while stocks last. The promotion ends 30 September. Enjoy a lovely morning at their ladies event at Overhex Winery & Bistro on the 12th October, from 8.30am to 12noon for R200 per person. The guest speaker is Marion Holm who will be entertaining guests.

There will be gift bags and prizes up for grabs. Contact Amelia Truter at or 023 347 5012 for more information. Overhex Wines International has also launched Mensa, a novel wine range taking storytelling through digital innovation to the next level.

A sister range to the popular Balance and Survivor wines, Mensa is the first South African wine supported by an augmented reality app. When scanned using the Mensa Wine App on your smartphone, the Mensa label comes to life as a book to reveal her full story.

Stellenbosch Kitchen (Stellenbosch)🍽

Enjoy 250g of their tender and tasty beef fillet, sirloin, lamb chops, line fish or chicken supreme served with a side of vegetables or chips and a choice from their selection of Chef’s butters: honey and mustard, red wine, lemon and herb, Café de Paris or caper and rosemary. An absolute treat ranging from R140 to R175. Contact their Dining Team on 021 883 2893 or to secure a table. Bookings are essential.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app


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