Restaurants serving up some serious comfort food

When you’re in need of a little extra comfort, nothing is as satisfying as the dishes these restaurants are serving up.

Aegir Project (Cape Town)

Tuck into a double smashburger served on a homemade brioche bun from Aegir Project for those burger cravings. They have a variety of burgers and pizzas and plenty of beer to go round!


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Beer Shack (Port Elizabeth)

Pizzas, nachos and burgers are the three comfort foods served fresh at Beer Shack. They also have beer and cocktails to keep the celebrations jolly.

Bella Casa Trattoria (Bloemfontein)

Wood-fired pizza and handmade pastas are their specialty, and both carb-fueled meals are sure to offer up a satisfying comfort food dining experience.

Buns Out (Johannesburg)

Their burgers are insane, in the best possible way! What could be more comforting than a gourmet Buns Out burger, onion rings and a side of loaded fries?


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Butcher Boys Grill (Morningside and Umhlanga Rocks, Durban)

Steak, a healthy amount of freshly fried chips and wine – for when you’re in need of a little comfort food!

Burger and Lobster (Cape Town)

They do lobster rolls, some seriously good burgers and milkshakes, all of which scream heaven!

Cactus Creek (Pretoria)

They serve sticky sweet ribs that you can eat with a spoon and sensational specials that will suit just about any mood.

Clarke’s Bar and Dining Room (Cape Town)

Nothing says comfort food like a buttermilk fried chicken burger or smoked tomato soup and cheesy grilled cheese duo from Clarke’s.

La Fiamma (Pretoria)

Can’t decide between a big bowl of risotto and or a bowl of pasta? We don’t blame you! Enjoy food for the soul served warm from La Fiamma.

Lekker Vegan (Johannesburg and Cape Town)

Vegan fast food that screams comfort food? Yes, it is possible. From loaded fries to burgers, all your food needs will be sorted at Lekker Vegan.


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Lupa Osteria (Durban)

Enjoy freshly made pasta or indulge in pizza heaven. They serve a mean Margherita topped with spicy chicken nacho pizza.

The Raptor Room (Cape Town)

Hit those cheesy comfort food goals with a mac n cheese from The Raptor Room! Make the most out of every Tuesday and tuck into their mac n cheese special.


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Side Wing (Cape Town)

Fried chicken burgers served up on a freshly glazed doughnut screams comfort food in true Side Wing style!

Spek and Bone (Cape Town)

They have Spekkies fried chicken dishes hot and ready for takeaways. From fried chicken sandos and syrup-drenched chicken and waffles to fried chicken family meals and to hand-cut fries, the comfort food never ends!

Surf Riders Café (Durban)

Don’t miss their chicken barbie – it’s a Korean toastie filled with chicken crunch, kimchi slaw, furikake seasoning, chargrilled pineapple, smashed avocado and Japanese mayo. Just in case that’s not comforting enough, they also have soft-serve tacos drenched in chilli chocolate sauce for dessert.

The Test Kitchen (Cape Town)

The ultimate comfort food offering is their Sunday Funday special of TTK burgers, beer, bubbles and tunes. Or order one of their signature burgers to-go – the TTK Crunchy Hawaiian is a must-try with kimchi pineapple, mature cheddar, sesame mayo and crispy panko fried chicken on a toasted milk bun.


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