Herewith recommendations on restaurants in South Africa based on recent personal experience. Also refer to previous posts (Carla’s choice)  for more recommendations on restaurants nationwide.

La Fiamma Italian Grill

  • 63 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito, 032 946 1029,
  • Family owned & managed restaurant, great ambiance, adjacent to CoCo de Mer Boutique Hotel
  • Although they do prepare delectable pizzas their speciality is actually meat and seafood that is grilled or wood roasted in the wood burning pizza oven
  • On arrival you are treated to fresh bread and a pomodoro dipping sauce that is utterly delicious and immediately sets the tone for the your meal
  • The owner, Fabien, source high quality produce from local and other suppliers
  • Can recommend the Insalata Caprese con avacado and the Sogliole Al Limo (Sole with lemon) with a side order of lentils
  • Create your own vegetable platter
  • Extensive wine selection
  • Great service, the truth is that it is better than most experiences I have had lately in Gauteng
  • Can also do group bookings, discuss details with Fabien
  • Can not wait to visit them again, only problem is that I am based in Gauteng!