South Africa

Restaurants in South Africa

Set beneath dramatic trumpet-shaped light fixtures, this sleek café and bar specializes in traditional South African cuisine.

Distinguished as the only urban winery in South Africa, Signal Hill is housed in a two-story, colonial-style white stucco building dating back to 1771.

Diners order sosaties (curried, skewered beef), braised springbok shank, and Ethiopian beef marinated in fenugreek, a clover-like herb, while taking in live African-influenced jazz and folk music.

Lunch on a juicy ostrich burger under the guava trees of the alfresco Koggelmander restaurant.

This branch of the Cape Town–based, Portuguese-inspired coffee shop is a favorite among travelers.

Jemima's offers superb Karoo cuisine, such as lamb in muscatel sauce.

Order the pear salad with warm brie and toasted pumpkin seeds at the Newton Johnson Vineyards restaurant in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley.

This open, airy coffee and wine bar has striking floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Terminal A runways. An array of hot and cold sandwiches, wraps, salads, and grilled dishes are served cafeteria style, to take out or enjoy (along with the view) at widely spaced chrome-and-wood tables.

With floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Bantry Bay, this Ambassador Hotel restaurant features one of the most impressive vistas in Cape Town.