SOUTH AFRICA’S TOP 10 RESTAURANTS 2016
Another year, another award. Luke Dale Roberts has done it again. Placing The Test Kitchen as South Africa's top restaurant for the fifth consecutive year and attaining a world ranking of 22nd best restaurant in the world.
La Colombe - the gem of Constantia. A celebration of flavours continues to be produced by chef's, Scot Kirtin and James Gaag, throughout 2016.
The Restaurant at Waterkloof rakes in culinary awards as they tick all the right boxes. Focusing on locally foraged items and fresh ingredients.
The accolades awarded to this fine establishment are well deserved. Chef Margot Janse creates unusual flavours, paired with a South African flair to create an authentic dining experience.
Mosaic restaurant is set in the elaborate space of The Orient Hotel in Pretoria, thus making this restaurant the only one in the 2016 Top 10 restaurants in South Africa which is not situated in the Western Cape. Head Chef Chantel Dartnall aims to make her guests feel at home with her comforting food. Chef Chantel aims to make dining at her restaurant very personal, making a concerned effort to greeting each one of her guests. An overall welcoming experience with magnificent food!
Overture is a place where culinary heritage is celebrated. Chef Bertus and kitchen team use traditional cuisine as their foundation for recipes. This seems to be a winning combination for Overture at they have secured a spot in the Top 10 for past 6 years. Chef Bertus often adapts recipes his mother cooked at home. These recipes are his platform and inspiration as he creates contemporary, refined dishes from them.
Peter Tempelhoff, Ashley Moss and their team aim to create a meaningful experience with their cuisine at Greenhouse. This has been their recipe to success as each flavour is taken into consideration in their dishes. Their dishes are a true reflection of the complexity of the South African culture. Each ingredient symbolises a meaning for the chef's, creating a story within each dish of food which is presented.
The Kitchen at Maison have proved themselves as a strong contender as part of the Top 10 restaurants in South Africa. Their constant innovation has kept diners coming back for fresh creations.
Foraging is the name of the game at Foliage. Chef Chris Erasmus and his team search the hills of Franschhoek for fresh, earthy ingredients.
Camphors at Vergelegen consistently produces excellence. The restaurant is set within the perfectly manicured garden of Vergelegen farm in Somerset West.