Where: Muldersdrift Estate, 69 Drift Boulevard, Muldersdrift, Gauteng
A must for all meat-lovers, this restaurant is renowned for its vast game offering. With some 10 different types of protein to choose from, including crocodile, zebra, giraffe, impala and ostrich, you’re guaranteed to go home with a full belly. The meal doesn’t just comprise protein, though, with the accompanying soups, homemade breads, salads, pap and gravy and a choice of six desserts it’s a meal fit for a king – or a carnivore!
Where: On the beach, adjacent to Club Mykonos, Langebaan, Western Cape
You’d be hard-pressed to find a more serene and scenic lunch or dinner venue. Situated on Langebaan’s beachfront, Die Strandloper serves up heavenly 10-course meals, prepared on an open fire as you watch. The menu comprises mussels in wine and onions, seafood paella, braaied snoek, smoked angelfish, stompneus, kreef, fresh bread and home-made jams. With sublime sunsets and a truly rustic set-up (the cutlery is seashells!), it’s a divine restaurant.
Where: 103 Nottingham road, KwaZulu-Natal
Contact: 033 266 6118
Situated on the popular restaurant and pub strip Nottingham Road, this restaurant offers a distinct countryside ambience. The seating area is a collection of converted sheds that overlooks a plush garden. The decor is rustic with wooden furniture, burly couches and enamel mugs adding to the quirkiness. The menu is noticeably country inspired, with fresh vegetarian options throughout. Do try the freshly baked goods, they’re bound to exceed your expectations.