Restaurants in South Africa

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

Housed inside two 18th-century Georgian row houses, this upscale South African restaurant combines historic design elements—such as centuries-old... Read More

Local chef Seelan Sundoo has been working his magic at area favorites such as La Perla and Grand Café & Beach long enough that it comes as no... Read More

There is little reason for you to tread into the lovely residential enclave of Vredehoek… except this one. This shabby-chic café on Derry Street has... Read More

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.... Read More

Named for the cannon shot heard every day at noon in Cape Town, Signal is an upscale South African restaurant located at the Cape Grace hotel. Inside,... Read More

A simple blue awning conceals a stark white space livened up by a scattering of bold canvases at this Loop Street spot. Pop by the café for their all... Read More

Located in a restored Georgian-style house, Societi Bistro evokes a homelike atmosphere with exposed brick walls, worn wooden floors, and a bustling... Read More

Head to Joburg's liveliest lunch spot, and take in the scene over the thyme and white wine-infused chicken pot pie, made fresh on order and served with... Read More

Another one of the country's best restaurants, also found in Stellenbosch: Kleine Zalze Wine Estate's signature restaurant has a cozy dining room that... Read More

Chef Luke Dale-Roberts' signature restaurant is number 22 on the World's Top Restaurants list. Here, ingredients such as ginger and yuzu are pickled and... Read More

Housed in a restored 18th-century townhouse, the Africa Café provides a culinary tour of the continent, from Ethiopia and Algeria to Malawi and... Read More

This Cape Town institution has expanded to six outposts across the city, each of which shares a classic, dimly lit-pub aesthetic. This is more of a... Read More

Sometimes it seems like all of Cape Town is a very distant suburb of Brooklyn, New York. This popular bistro-bar may well have been at the forefront of... Read More

One of Restaurant Magazine's top 100 restaurants in the world, this eatery at the venerated Relais & Chateaux boutique hotel Le Quartier Français is... Read More

Located at the Bay Hotel, this upscale South African restaurant provides panoramic views of Camps Bay through a wall of sliding glass windows, which are... Read More

Grab a seat at this rooftop lounge, not unlike a well-appointed attic with its mismatched leather chairs and vintage-photo wallpaper, for cheers-worthy... Read More

Truth Coffee's dim, industrial-chic café is decorated with a bar embellished in tin, copper tables, vintage typewriters and bicycles, and a massive... Read More

This branch of the Cape Town–based, Portuguese-inspired coffee shop is a favorite among travelers. The draws: a chic, slick space with cherry-red... Read More

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