In 2003 five rowers had a dream. Three of them were preparing to qualify for the 2004 Olympics Games and were training full time with the South African National Squad. As it turns out, the dream involved more than just Olympic success, but something else. All members of the Old Edwardian Rowing Club, Paul Backes, Ramon Di Clemente, Clifford Chaney,...
Granita is a fine dining restaurant located at Kievits Kroon Country Estate. They do a 6 course menu with or without wine paring. Booking essential at 0860 543 848. Keep this in mind for your next special birthday or anniversary dinner. Communicate dietary requirements when making your booking.
Salt Charcuterie, Eatery and Bakery 11 Hazelwood Road, Hazelwood, Pretoria, 079 540 3483, saltcharcuterie@yahoo.co.za Open since October 2013 European concept new to Pretoria Warehouse style open plan space with additional outside seating Owner Wessel van Jaarsveld describes some menu items as gourmet tapas, small but delicious menu, small portions Chalkboard selection includes own artisan cheese, small-batch cured meats, bread and variety of condiments Choose between plates,...
Based on recent personal experience. Rosenheim Deli & Bistro 7B Kloof Street, Mossel Bay, 044 690 4485, 073 843 4994 German specialities, open for lunch every day in season, dinner only on Wednesdays Very small, better to reserve a table Salinas Beach Restaurant On the main road through Wilderness, at the main beach, 044 877 0001 Open evey day from 11:00 – 23:00, tapas on the...
Recommendations based on recent personal experience Piccola Italia Monument Park Shopping Centre, Skilpad street, 012 460 0836 A small comfortable casual neighborhood eatery Good Italian fare with specials such as Steak Tartare (have to order in advance), Osso Buco, Spetzatino Picante (lamb in a mild curry) and Moroccan chicken tagine (delicious) Their homemade Italian kisses, a great way to end an evening Good value for...
We are getting closer to the next edition of the EAT OUT Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards and restaurant guide. Herewith a press release about their fresh new format: Eat Out to throw the Sunday lunch of the year! Fresh new format for SA’s most prestigious restaurant awards Cape Town – Eat Out, SA’s best guide to SA’s best food, has made...
Fresh produce and food markets have become very popular over the past few years. I for one enjoy spending my Saturday mornings at the Hazelwood Food Market in Pretoria and I can honestly say that the the variety and standard of food is just getting better all the time. Eat out, your definitive source of information on EATING...
Recommendations in Pretoria based on recent personal experience. Blos Café & Venue Lynnwood Road, East of Safari Nursery, opposite Presley’s Night Club, 012 807 1709, 082 466 2857, www.bloscafe.co.za Open Monday-Saturday from 07:00-17:00, Sundays from 08:00-15:00 and evenings are exclusive for private functions Outside patio overlooking garden plus inside area Interesting menu with delicious & unusual flavour combinations Alfie’s Hazelwood Corner Hazelwood & 17th avenue, Menlo...
Herewith recommendations on restaurants in South Africa based on recent personal experience. A’la Turka @ Irene Village Mall, 012 662 4314, www.alaturka.co.za Authentic Turkish restaurant with extensive menu, also featuring Lebanese & Greek dishes Live entertainment on selected evenings They have established and maintained a loyal following since opening in 2004 Highly recommended
Herewith recommendations on restaurants in Cape Town and surrounding areas based on recent personal experience. Café Paradiso 110 Kloof Street, 0861 623 263 Part of the Madam Zingara group of restaurants Lunch buffet is delicious and cheap Ben’s on the Beach 142 Beach Road, Strand, 021 853 7977 International, Mediterranean & seafood Great view of the entire False Bay Recommend their version of a mild Chicken Korma and...

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