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By Daryll Williams | November 1, 2019

Chapter 2: Fine Dining - Updated 2021

If you’re on the hunt for a posh meal—somewhere preferably smart, with white tablecloths and a sense of occasion—you’ll be sorted at one of the following culinary bastions.


The fast-paced, innercity location informs much of the menu at Fyn, which reimagines the refinement of Japanese cuisine by subverting it into a local context.

Why go?

Amid its downtown aesthetic and lofty views, South Africa’s wild freedom is tempered by the rigours of contemporary cuisine to create a restaurant at the very edge of it all.


a: 37 Parliament St, Cape Town
t: +27 21 286 2733
h: Monday—Saturday: 18h00‒20h30, Tuesdays—Saturdays: 12h00‒14h00

Photograph: Fyn

La Colombe

One of the most iconic and internationally acclaimed fine dining experiences in South Africa. Dishes comprise a seamless fusion of Asian and French cuisine created from fresh seasonal produce, clean flavours and classical elegance.

Why go?

Come for the excellent combination of world-class food, resplendent service and the opportunity to dine in a forested treehouse setting.


a: Silvermist Wine Estate, Main Rd, Constantia Nek
t: +27 21 794 2390
h: Monday—Sunday: 12h00‒13h30, 18h30pm‒20h30

Photograph: La Colombe

Chefs Warehouse Tintswalo 

Seaside dining has never looked or tasted this good. Join Liam Tomlin and Chef Braam Beyers as they take your tastebuds on a journey right at the ocean's edge.

Why go?

The view paired with sustainably sourced, marine dining that pays homeage to the ocean breaking right in front of you, makes this an unforgettable experience.


a: Chapmans Peak Dr, Hout Bay, 7806
t: +27 21 541 0165
h: Mondays—Sundays, Lunch:12h00 - 14h00, Dinner: 17h00-20h30. Reservation essential.

Tintswalo Atlantic

Credit: Tintswalo Atlantic

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