By MH Staff - Posted on 4th October 2013
7 Best kept secret restaurants close to your favourite beach towns, by Jean-Pierre Rossouw of Rossouw’s Restaurants
Hermanus: Mariana's, Stanford 028 341 0272
Real country cooking with ingredients direct from the garden. Local wine list. Book way in advance.
Plett/Knysna: Scotty's 044 533 4945
Ultra-casual space with cool café grub – a great burger and fun tapas menu. Super well priced too.
Ballito/North Coast: Impulse by the Sea, Tinley Manor 032 554 4626
Bollywood on the screen, views of the sea, curry on the plate. Famous prawn dishes – avoid Western options.
St Francis/Jeffrey's Bay: InFood, 042 293 1880
Great coffee, home-baked breads, super tasty, high quality casual meals. Perfect anytime spot, WiFi too.
Weskus: Gaaitjie, Paternoster. 022 752 2242
Unbeatable location on beach, fantastic seafoods and creative Mediterranean plates. Romantic deluxe.
Camps Bay: Il Cappero 021 461 3168
Just round the corner from the beach, a Sicilian oasis. Authentic food with less usual options, homely, friendly.
Durban: Neo Café, North Beach. 031 332 2299
Plain bar-like interior with benches, sport on TV. Killer peri-peri and fresh seafood, prices are unbeatable.