Unique hotel restaurants to try out in SA


Cape Town – One of the smallest Tsogo Sun Hotels in South Africa, the Sun Square in Mill Street, Gardens, Cape Town, recently had a “small” R30 million upgrade to improve the hotel’s suites and accommodate a brand new restaurant and top notch executive chef. 

The new Zepi Grill and Buffet in the Sun Square is headed by chef David van Staden, who gained fame for his strict judging on the first SA season of the famed Chopped television show, among other things. 

At the official launch of the new refurbished hotel, Van Staden impressed guests with plenty of bite sized fine dining tasters including slow roasted pork belly, complete with a petit crackling, poached salmon, filet mignon plus a selection of to-die-for ice creams in sugar cones as dessert. 

Dining at the Tsogo Sun makes one yearn for old school dining as what once upon a time experienced in hotel restaurants. 

Luckily, many other South African hotels are renowned for their brilliant restaurant. 


Rawdon’s Hotel  

Soon... #summer #green #midlands #rawdonshotel #rawdons #midlandsmeander #southafrica #hotel #travel

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What: This hotel has an old English country feel inside and out, with large fire places in every room and a dining room that resembles the one on Titanic. Stunning.
Where: On the Midlands Meander, KwaZulu-Natal
What to order: Pickled Pig Pie (Pickled Pig is a type of beer made on the property)



Grand Daddy Boutique Hotel 

#Rooftop #Romantic #Movie #PinkFlamingoCinema #GrandDaddyHotel #LongStreet

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What: A small hip hotel in the Cape Town CBD that caters for high profile socialites and laid-back fun seekers alike. The rooftop area hosts a cosy open air cinema called the Pink Flamingo. 
Where: 38 Long Street, Cape Town, Western Cape
What to order: A gourmet picnic for two and champagne whilst watching the movie



The Grill Room at the Oyster Box Hotel 


What: Real fine dining at its best. The dress code is semi-formal, and the atmosphere is rich – like the variety of decedent dessert on offer. This is also part of Eat Out’s selection of best restaurants in the country. 
Where: 2 Lighthouse Road, Umhlanga Rocks, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
What to order: Oysters,  of course. 



Montagu Country Hotel

1920's #montaguhotel #lisabachelorette

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What:
An old-school country hotel with lavender fields and thick Damask tablecloths. The food is bold and robust, and the service is impeccable. They also have a dedicated pianist who creates a warm atmosphere. 
Where: 27 Bath street, Montagu, Western Cape 
What to order: The ultra-smooth crème brulee.


The Vineyard Hotel's Garden Lounge  

#nofilter #vineyardhotel #sobeautiful

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What: An old Cape Dutch hotel in the southern suburb of Newlands in Cape Town. Despite its urban location, the hotel is so well nestled between big trees and a stunning garden that you forget you’re in the city. 
Where: Colinton Road (off Protea Road), Newlands, Cape Town, Western Cape
What to order: Go to have afternoon tea in the garden 


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