Just 5 days remain for you to rate your favourite restaurants for the Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries. We’ve gathered together the restaurants that have received the top ratings from our readers in the past week. Want to see your top choice win an award? Write a review now and you could win R2 000.
Black Horse Brewery and Restaurant (Magaliesburg)
We recently had a lunch at the Black Horse. The location is pretty although very far for a casual lunch (if you travel from JNB). Nice view from the table and lovely music played in the background.
Café del Sol Botanico (Bryanston)
Café del Sol Botanico is my favourite restaurant in Johannesburg! There is nothing that I can fault here, from the impeccable service to the outstanding quality of their food, this restaurant is amazing. My husband and I religiously dine at this restaurant on a bi-monthly basis. We have tried so many dishes, but the chicken supreme is definitely top of the list!
– Yolanda Cardoso-Naidoo
Escondido Tapas & Wine (Illovo)
Awesome spot in Illovo, opened through guts and determination and a dream of creating and perfecting something awesome. The food, vibe and drinks selection is amazing. Friendly service and always greeted by either Henri Or Willem.
– Chris Mcleod
La Terrasse Rooftop Café & Deli (Pretoria East)
This was my second visit, but surely not my last! Everything was great! Even the flowers on the tables were fresh and welcoming. The food and drinks were served in a professional manner and tasted divine!
– Charlotte van Vuuren
Zest Bistro (Menlo Park)
Zest Bistro is a gem and one of the best restaurants in Gauteng. Incredible food, and a great atmosphere. This family-run restaurant values their clients and one will struggle to find food of this incredible calibre anywhere else in Pretoria.
– Waldo Büchner
Al Firenze (La Lucia)
Crispy pizza and great seafood and pasta dishes.
– Jan B
Bel Punto (Umdloti)
Beautiful view and delicious food!
– Jan B
Boiler Room Café (Morningside)
Super breakfast or brunch. Delish milkshakes!
Nam Jai House Thai and Rotating Sushi Bar (Empangeni)
Living in Durban we are spoilt for choice when it comes to sushi restaurant’s but none compare to Nam Jai!! We drive up once a month to spoil ourselves to the best sushi around not to mention the best service one could expect. Definitely worth the drive.
– Tammy Weeks
Active Sushi (Hudson Street)
We have eaten here in both shops in Cape Town and I have to say the sushi was amazing. I recommend it to every one … Thanks for the lovely service and sushi.
– Pablo Tomei
BeauVine Grill & Wine Cellar (Constantia)
No more fast food thrown at you in plastic from dubious origins! Well, not when dining at BeauVine. Taking you back to good food prepared fresh and served in style Wendy and her team makes dining out an experience one can never forget.
– Ansa Theart
Con Brio Bistro (Vredehoek)
I don’t think I’ve had a more delicious burger in Cape Town. Easily better than Royale Eatery or Hudson’s. You can tell a lot of care has gone into the preparation of these meals between buns.
– Robert Ketteringham
Massimo’s (Hout Bay)
Fantastic, tasty pizzas where the quality of the ingredients is top notch. Love this as my local pizza / pasta / have a great meal out spot. Friendly staff and you get to contribute to local good causes with Massimo’s ‘pay it forward’ scheme – others get to enjoy fantastic pizza too 🙂
– Cheryl Jenks
Starlings Café (Claremont)
Love love love this place! Such unexpectedly beautiful surroundings just off a suburban road. Food is delicious and generous (and they can poach an egg perfectly to order!) and the service, which they say on their menu can be slow, we found to be efficient and friendly. Ask to sit outside if the weather’s good.
– Kelly Cloete
Tjing Tjing Torii (City Bowl)
My favourite place to dine in the Cape Town CBD. Excellent innovative food with great flavour combinations, lovely decor (those Asian blinds are worth the visit alone) and a wine list second to none. Totally addicted to the Karaage chicken and pork bao.
– Hennie Coetzee
The Pot Luck Club (Woodstock)
One of my favourite Cape Town restaurants – spectacular setting and delicious food! Great that they have a separate vegetarian menu, which was fantastic for our overseas guests, one of whom is a veggie and doesn’t often get a lot of choice of options when eating out.
– Kelly Cloete
The Toad and Josephine (5-3-4)
The menu is pretty standard with burgers, pizza, salads, and a few exciting but not too strange items, but everything is made with excellence. This gives you the comfort of knowing what you’re getting, but still the surprise of everything being done to perfection.
– Oliver Bonstein
Balboa Balcony Bar (Stellenbosch)
Close to the intersection between Andringa and Plein Street is a small door with stairs which leads up the Balboa Balcony Bar. Inside the lights are a bit dimmed which makes the atmosphere a bit more intimate, but with the music playing in the background you still get the social feel of a bar.
– Janine Zyl
Meraki is the epitome of a typical Stellenbosch cafe, nestled in a quaint street. The ambience and atmosphere is truly a breath of fresh air, with its white colour theme, large glass windows and modern furniture. The breakfasts are a MUST…
– Cahrisa de Kock-Seebregts
Peregrine Café (Grabouw)
What a fantastic makeover this place has had! Perfect stop on way to Overberg – service is quick and friendly, while the food is tasty and generous. The pies are amazing – definitely worth buying a few from Peregrine shop afterwards to enjoy at your final destination.
– Kelly Cloete
Joostenberg Bistro (Stellenbosch)
Gorgeous food served in an unpretentious way. The ultimate lazy Sunday lunch restaurant. DO have the bouillabaisse and lemon pound cake (for dessert) if it’s on the menu!
– Carmen Muller
Taste Bistro (Somerset West)
One of my favourite dinner spots in Somerset West. I love the ambience – cosy, relaxed and intimate. You are always greeted with a smile and attended to with great professionalism.
– Sam de Morney-Hughes
The Tasting Centre at Rupert & Rothschild (Simondium)
World class venue – wine is superb and accompanying cuisine delicious. Waitrons are knowledgeable – prompt to fill your glass and suggest an appropriate combination to complement the wine and the occasion.
– Fenner Barnard