9 Winter restaurant specials in Gauteng

As the temperature dips, so too does our desire to go out. But with hot deals like these, you’ll be tempted to brave the cold.

Carnivore (Muldersdrift)

If there’s one thing that will convince you to brave the cold, it’s the promise of a ‘Beast of a Feast’, which is exactly what you’ll get at Carnivore. The Sunday lunch costs R295, while a kiddies’ menu is available for those under the age of 12 and costs R160. The meal includes a complimentary dawa cocktail on arrival. Booking is essential.


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Choo Choo Junction (Linden)

This steampunk-themed eatery offers the perfect winter weeknight escape. On Tuesdays you can buy any two pizzas (with options including creations such as Double Dutch, Moroccan Muse and Hot Asian) for the price of one.

Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app.

Col’Cacchio (Nationwide) 

Col’Cacchio wants you to love Tuesdays (AKA Twosdays) as much as they do, so they’re running their two-for-one promotion again this year. Up until 27 August, you can order two of your favourite pizzas or pastas and get the cheapest one free. The special is only available for in-store sit-down meals.


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The Foundry (Parktown)

Before you head home to get into your PJs and under a blanket, stop over at The Foundry for a great deal. From Mondays to Fridays, between 4pm and 7pm, you can buy two draught beers and a pizza for R140 (if you prefer two glasses of house wine, the special is R150).

Available for online bookings on the Eat Out app.

Interior at The Foundry

Interior at The Foundry. Photo supplied.

Ga Rouge Restaurant (Centurion)

Here there are a number of specials running during the week. On Tuesdays you can get a 300g rump steak for R119 or rib-eye for R129. Wednesday is date night, when you can enjoy two mains and a bottle of wine for R369. On Thursdays, go for the prawns special for R140, while a surf-and-turf combo is R170. On Fridays, a 450g T-bone goes for R119 and a chicken espetada R99. The specials continue on the weekend: kick things off with a R29 breakfast on Saturdays, while at lunchtime you can get a gourmet burger and a beer or soda for R99. On Sundays there’s a buffet (R195 for adults and R85 for children between the ages of five and 11).

The Godfather Restaurant (Midstream)

Whether you’re meeting a client or just looking for a satisfying lunch, head to The Godfather for its business lunch special, which runs daily from 12pm to 3pm. Order a full main course and get a free glass of wine. This special is valid until 30 September.


Moyo (Zoo Lake)

Winter brings crisp, fresh air and delicious winter buffets at Moyo Zoo Lake. Until 30 September, you can eat as much African cuisine as you like for R245 (pensioners pay R180 and children between the ages of six and 11 pay R115. Those under the age of six eat free). The buffet lunch is served every Saturday and Sunday from 12.30pm to 4pm.

Priva Gastrolounge (Waterkloof Heights)

Get cosy with your significant other, and the ‘Date Night’ offering at Priva Gastrolounge. Until the end of July, you could enjoy a three-course menu with wine pairing at R875 per couple. The menu includes items of Springbok carpaccio, salmon tartare, sirloin, a hot chocolate fondant and much more. Booking is essential.

Please note that while we take care to ensure the accuracy of our information, some specials may change without our knowledge.

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