SA’s most popular restaurants right now

We know what you’ve been up to on the Eat Out app. By the looks of things, you’ve been dining up a storm by visiting some of the country’s top restaurants. Here are the top 10 restaurants app users checked out in March.

The Restaurant at Waterkloof (Somerset West) 🍽

SA’s reigning number one restaurant secures a top spot on our most popular list thanks to chef Gregory Czarnecki’s masterful culinary mind and inspired plating (have you seen his chocolate bon bons?!).

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app.

Wolfgat (Paternoster)

Wolfgat is still keeping the momentum going after winning Restaurant of the Year at the World Restaurant Awards in Paris. The Paternoster restaurant by Eat Out S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Chef of the Year Kobus van Der Merwe is fully booked for April and May (and will then close for the winter break, from the end of May until the beginning of July).

The Test Kitchen
(Woodstock, Cape Town)

The Test Kitchen by Luke Dale-Roberts is always on every foodie’s lips and restaurant bucket list. It’s not surprising that the renowned fine-dining restaurant and current number two in the country is a constant feature at the top of the most-viewed restaurants on the app and the website.


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Fermier Restaurant (The Willows, Pretoria)

Chef Adriaan Maree continues to follow his mission to close the loop between farmer and chef at this sustainability-focused Pretoria gem, which was named the number 11 restaurant in South Africa at the 2018 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards.

A dish from Fermier Restaurant

A dish from Fermier Restaurant. Photo supplied.

The Pot Luck Club (Woodstock, Cape Town)

The Pot Luck Club, which forms part of the Luke Dale-Roberts brand, is situated in the hip and trendy neighbourhood of Woodstock. Patrons can look forward to the popular sharing plates prepared in Luke’s signature open-plan kitchen.


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La Colombe (Constantia, Cape Town) 🍽

SA’s number three restaurant, run by chefs Scot Kirton and James Gaag, continues drawing in the crowds with its trademark whimsical and elegant dining experience. It’s paired with picturesque views overlooking Constantia, False Bay and Hout Bay.

🍽 Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app

La Colombe

The signature tuna can at La Colombe. Photo by Claire Gunn.

Overture (Stellenbosch)

Bertus Basson’s OG restaurant at Hidden Valley wine estate continues to draw in locals and tourists alike, thanks to its spectacular views and triumphant South African-inspired cuisine.


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Le Coin Français (Franschhoek)

Chef Darren Badenhorst shows his creative flair and love for locally sourced ingredients at this upmarket Franschhoek restaurant, which is currently ranked at number 14 in the country.

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Foliage (Franschhoek)

This foraging-focused restaurant in the heart of Franschhoek serves fresh, seasonal fine-dining cuisine. Foliage is currently ranked at number 13 in the country.


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Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia (Constantia, Cape Town)

If it’s exquisite views and inspired tapas you’re after, chef Ivor Jones and Liam Tomlin’s Constantia restaurant should be on your hit list.


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