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Restaurant review: Upper Bloem Restaurant

Upper Bloem Restaurant is genuinely special. The food is elegant and delicious; the food story is intelligently told. This is a restaurant that enriches...

Restaurant review: Prashad Café

Krishan Peters is standing behind the counter of Prashad Café in Kloof Street. He’s wearing an Origin coffee apron; there’s a big, shiny coffee...

Restaurant Review: Chefs Warehouse, Beau Constantia

Arriving at Chefs Warehouse, on the Beau Constantia wine estate, one can’t help wondering if the food will be good enough to take centre-stage....

Restaurant Review: The Chinese Dumpling Shop

This is a review of a restaurant that has no agreed-upon English name. The staff speaks very little English. It’s a restaurant that requires...

Restaurant review: Myoga

Overall, the food at Myoga is perfectly yummy, few would argue with that. It’s just that, when you’re having a five-course tasting menu prepared...

Restaurant review: Oroboros Tapas Bar

Restaurants are not just about food. Good food can be ruined by bad service – if I’m treated badly, I’m never coming back –...

Restaurant review: Graciales

The dessert board at Graciales might come as a surprise: A rich, fresh chocolate truffle, a lemon tart boasting all the right contrasts and...

Restaurant review: Open Door

On a dark night in early June, during loadshedding, a friend and I were accommodated at Open Door without a booking. I doubt we’ll...