Discover SA’s top 10 restaurants

By admin
11 November 2013

The restaurant and foodie communities were abuzz as the champions of the 2013 Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards ­were announced last night at The Lookout at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

The restaurant and foodie communities were abuzz as the champions of the 2013 Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards ­were announced last night at The Lookout at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town. 

The prestigious awards celebrate South Africa’s culinary talent, culminating in 2013’s Top 10 Restaurants, which are:

1. The Test Kitchen

2. Five Hundred

3. Rust en Vrede

4. The Greenhouse

5. Hartford House

6. Jordan Restaurant

7. Overture

8. Camphors at Vergelegen

9. The Tasting Room

10. Pierneef à La Motte

For the second year in a row South Africa’s Restaurant of the Year is The Test Kitchen in Cape Town. David Higgs of Five Hundred in Johannesburg was named the 2013 Eat Out S Pellegrino Chef of the Year. The Rising Star Award went to Vanessa Marx of Dear Me in Cape Town and the Wine Service Award was scooped up by Joakim Hansi Blackadder of Rust en Vrede in Stellenbosch.

Other awards include:

  • Service Excellence ? Rust en Vrede
  • Lannice Snyman Lifetime Achievement (in association with Paarl Media) ? Michael Olivier
  • Best Asian Restaurant ? Kitima
  • Best Italian Restaurant ? Burrata
  • Jacobsdal Best Steakhouse ? Carne SA
  • Best Country-style Restaurant ? Towerbosch
  • Best Bistro ? The Leopard
  • Boschendal Style ? The Pot Luck Club
  • Woolworths TASTE Eat Out bursary ? Amanda Manyatshe

-Faiza Mallick (@MsFaiza)

Source: eatout.co.za

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