Eat Out star restaurants with breathtaking views

If your idea of a perfect dining experience includes a side of breathtaking scenery, then you’re in for a treat. Here’s our round-up of Eat Out star restaurants that not only serve mouthwatering dishes but also offer views capable of stealing your breath away. From mountains to oceans to vineyards, get ready to indulge in a visual treat while savouring the flavours on your plate.


Rust en Vrede Restaurant (Stellenbosch)

The brick-framed arch windows at Rust en Vrede Restaurant allow diners to enjoy the beautiful view of lush gardens and impeccable service in a historical setting.

The Jordan Restaurant with Marthinus Ferreira (Stellenbosch) 

With floor-to-ceiling foldable doors offering tranquil views of lush greenery and water, The Jordan Restaurant combines world-class food with stunning vistas overlooking vineyards and a lake.

The Table at De Meye (Stellenbosch)

A set, three course, sharing style menu consisting of locally sourced ingredients. It’s as simple, and delicious, as that! The Table at De Meye offers an expression of a love for good food, fresh produce and wonderful company. Tables are set up outside under oak trees next to the vineyard, the perfect location for a long, leisurely lunch. Surrounded by a charming garden, with long tables shaded by trees.

Wolfgat (Paternoster)

In the quiet fishing village of Paternoster, Wolfgat offers a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience with beach views and unique local produce. The terrace provides a full view of Paternoster beach and the bay.


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La Petite Colombe (Franschhoek)

Nestled amidst vineyards, La Petite Colombe offers beautiful views of the Franschhoek Valley and the Franschhoek Pass. With clean and elegant décor, it’s a perfect setting for tasting menus with a focus on French-Asian fine dining.


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Rykaart’s (Stellenbosch)

Located at Longridge Wine Estate, Rykaart’s offers delicious food and breathtaking views of the False Bay Peninsula and Table Mountain.

FABER (Paarl)

Set against the backdrop of the Klein Drakenstein mountains, FABER overlooks vineyards and sweeping valley views. With a contemporary farm-to-fork approach, FABER serves handcrafted food using the finest fresh and organic ingredients.


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CHORUS (Somerset West)

High on the slopes of the Schapenberg, CHORUS at Waterkloof Wine Estate offers breathtaking views of sprawling vineyards, majestic mountains and serene seas. Its glass box design seamlessly blends elegance with warmth, inviting everyone to enjoy the stunning scenery.


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Orangerie at Le Lude (Franschhoek)

Tucked around the corner from the cellar, Orangerie provides an exciting à la carte menu in a dining space adorned with lush greenery and natural light.


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Cavalli Restaurant (Somerset West)

Overlooking a serene dam and the magnificent Helderberg mountain range, Cavalli Restaurant serves delicious, fresh whole foods prepared to honour the seasons. It’s a must-visit dining destination in the Cape Winelands.


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Séjour (Johannesburg)

Situated at The Houghton Hotel, Johannesburg, Séjour offers sweeping views of nature and the Houghton Golf Course. Chef Freddie Dias presents a well-executed menu of global flavours, providing an adventure for the taste buds amidst beauty and eclectic charm.


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Cape Town

Salsify at The Roundhouse (Camps Bay, Cape Town) 

With sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic Lion’s Head, Salsify offers an award-winning, fine dining experience in a beautifully restored national monument. A simple yet expertly crafted menu is complemented by captivating sea room views, providing the perfect backdrop for a seasonal-driven dining experience.

The Waterside Restaurant (V&A Waterfront, Cape Town) 

Located on the ground floor of the Pierhead Building, The Waterside Restaurant tempts guests with ocean-side dining and a sophisticated yet casual menu. Whether indoors or on the outdoor deck, it’s perfect for delicious summer lunches.

Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia (Constantia, Cape Town) 

With glass-encased surroundings in the Constantia Valley, Chefs Warehouse Beau Constantia boasts jaw-dropping views of terraced vineyards. The floor-to-ceiling glazing allows diners to appreciate the estate’s beauty.

PIER (V&A Waterfront, Cape Town)

Situated on the Pierhead with iconic views, PIER restaurant offers an intimate, multi-course fine dining experience against the backdrop of one of the world’s most-loved destinations.


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FYN (City Bowl, Cape Town)

Perched on the fifth floor, FYN offers Japanese-South African fare with Table Mountain as a majestic backdrop, providing a view that complements the cityscape.

La Colombe (Constantia, Cape Town)

Nestled in the Silvermist Estate, La Colombe offers contemporary French-meets-Asian fine dining. The minimalistic décor complements stunning views of the Constantia Valley, making each visit a journey atop a mountain with a delectable tasting menu.


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The Melting Pot (Elgin)

A laid-back country-dining experience at Oak Valley Estate, The Melting Pot offers global small plates for sharing. With views overlooking a turquoise pool and distant vineyards, it’s an ideal spot for a romantic lunch or picnic.


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beyond (Constantia, Cape Town)

Offering delicious food, lost and forgotten wine varieties, and the best cocktails, beyond at Buitenverwachting Wine Farm provides an elegant yet unpretentious experience against the backdrop of the Constantia Valley.

The Pot Luck Club Cape Town (Woodstock, Cape Town)

Located on the sixth floor of the Old Biscuit Mill complex in Woodstock, The Pot Luck Club satisfies with global-inspired small plates and almost-wraparound views of the city, harbour and mountain.


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Creation Wines Tasting Room (Hemel-en-Aarde Valley)

Nestled on the scenic Hemel-en-Aarde Ridge, Creation Wines Tasting Room celebrates world-class wines and creative cuisine against the backdrop of the Cape Floral Kingdom.


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St Francis Bay

Located next to the lighthouse, Nevermind focuses on friendly and approachable food with a seasonal menu using locally sourced ingredients. Fresh in-house pastries, delicious breakfasts, tapas, and fresh seafood lunches and dinners make this beachside restaurant and bakery a must-visit.


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