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What bet­ter way to en­joy de­li­cious food than over­look­ing lush sweep­ing lawns?

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Cape town INDOCHINE Helshoogte Rd, De­laire Graaf Es­tate, Stel­len­bosch 021 885 8160

Breath­tak­ing wineland views, plus a ter­rific lo­ca­tion, makes Indochine one of Stel­len­bosch’s most scenic spots. Try the tuna tataki with ac­ti­vated char­coal (R160); chicken, co­conut and lime soup (R140); and pas­sion fruit and pineap­ple pos­set with roasted fruit (R125).

THE SQUARE 60 Colin­ton Rd, The Vine­yard Ho­tel, New­lands 021 657 4500

Look­ing for in­door din­ing with an out­door feel? This spot is for you. Here, you can tuck into a four-course à la carte menu (R425): sweet potato gnoc­chi, ba­con-wrapped prawns, braised beef shin and al­mond sponge pud­ding with vanilla ice cream.

GREEN­HOUSE 93 Brom­mersvlei Rd, Cel­lars-ho­hen­hort Ho­tel, Con­stan­tia 021 795 6226

This time-hon­oured eatery is known for it’s awe­some vibe, wel­com­ing staff and beau­ti­ful vis­tas. En­joy the three-course set menu of os­trich tartare, the catch of the day or pi­canha steak and white choco­late pap with rasp­berry, pis­ta­chio, tar­ragon and guava (R395).

joburg LA VIE EN ROSE 60 5th Street, Houghton Es­tate 011 268 6144

This trendy joint of­fers a menu heav­ily in­flu­enced by Mo­roc­can flavours. Thus mak­ing it the per­fect place to indulge in hearty food while tucked away in a snug gar­den set­ting. We loved the En­chantress (grilled chicken fil­let with French onion mar­malade, Em­men­tal cheese and Di­jon mustard; R112) and the Mo­roc­can Rose (Mo­roc­can-spiced fil­let with sweet potato frit­ters, and date and baby spinach salad; R194).

GIA’S ON MON­TROSE 66B South Rd, Morn­ing­side 011 326 5074

Gia’s of­fers a food jour­ney that trans­ports cus­tomers from the heart of Sand­ton to a tran­quil coun­try­side. Go for the smoked sal­mon sand­wich (R99) or one of their fa­mous burg­ers (from R99). Wash it all down with a frozen straw­berry daiquiri or long is­land ice tea (R55 each).

LEAFY GREENS Rocky Ridge Rd, Mul­der­s­drift 010 595 4563

If the gluten-free menu and rus­tic in­te­ri­ors isn’t enough to tempt you to this gourmet health spot, then the 500m gar­den walk­way will. Try the Mex­i­can pro­tein wrap (R72) with the or­ganic kale salad (R55). Don’t for­get to try their ve­gan straw­berry cheese­cake (R52) – must-have for dessert.

Dur­ban BLUE­BERRY café Nottingham Rd, Nether­wood Farm, Mid­lands 033 266 7132

Grand panora­mas of the KZN mid­lands and a rus­tic in­te­rior make Blue­berry Café a mustvisit. We loved the break­fast stack with free-range eggs, spinach and ar­ti­sanal bread (R80), fol­lowed by the ever-pop­u­lar blue­berry cheese­cake (R50).

NONNA 1A Ig­wababa Rd, Makaranga Gar­den Lodge, Kloof 031 764 6616

Po­si­tioned in the rolling hills of Kloof, Nonna is a con­tem­po­rary style restau­rant that spills out onto a cov­ered deck with views of their very own botan­i­cal gar­den. Dig into the ten­der gourmet burger (R115). Then cool off with a bowl of the triple choco­late mousse (R65).

DEL­ISH SIS­TERS 1 Old Fort Rd, Umh­lali 032 815 0413

Take in the sea views while you indulge in Mid­dle-east­ern cui­sine, like Za’at­tar Scram­bles (hal­loumi, spinach, eggs and Za’at­tar spice; R55). For lunch, the weekly har­vest table is laden with fresh, whole­some dishes.

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