Post Tagged with: "Restaurant"

Dining Out, Food & Drink

The Spice Queens: A trip for your taste buds – all the way to Pakistan!

March 30, 2020, Author: bianca

With the colourful setting, lip-smacking authentic food and prices that got stuck in 2008, you will feel like you’re travelling in a whole new country. Three months ago, Mehreen Ahmed – a single mother – finally made her life-long dream of opening an authentic Pakistani […]

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Hotspot: Filos… meaning friend

March 27, 2020, Author: bianca

A cosy restaurant where communities, families and friends come together to share an experience straight out of Greece. Nicolas opened Filos’ doors for the first time in 2017 and since then he has opened restaurants at two more locations. For Nicolas, who grew up in […]

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Chef of the Month: Nicola Eksteen

February 7, 2020, Author: bianca

Bubbly, bold and on top of her game Nicola Eksteen is a woman with a heart full of love for all things food-related. Her impeccable passion is infectious, and her bubbly personality will light up any room. We sat down outside of the gorgeous Cape-Dutch […]



December 2, 2019, Author: bianca

A gold standard for luxurious dining Esteemed chef and culinary consultant Paulo Santo’s heady, epic ‘Light’ and ‘Dark’ menus are the heart of Aurum Restaurant, the newest addition to Joburg’s dining scene set to open its doors soon. Aurum Restaurant, meaning ‘gold’ in Latin, is the brainchild of Paulo Santo, […]

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Jo Black – More than guitar and beard

October 31, 2019, Author: bianca

He might refer to himself as a “skarminkel” from Pretoria North, but he’s been dubbed South Africa’s George Clooney and he is clearly also not just a singer-songwriter, but a formidable entrepreneur. Six years ago, Jo Black never imagined to be where he is today. […]

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“Meat” you at Pretoria’s Boutique Butcher!

October 3, 2019, Author: bianca

Contrary to what you believe a butchery should be, The Meatsmith is full of surprises with a quaint restaurant section and delicious homemade treats like biltong fudge! We like to describe The Meatsmith as Pretoria’s very own boutique butchery. Located at Queenswood Quarter, it is […]

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Chefs and their Spices

July 2, 2019, Author: bianca

The real deal If you’re looking for a real authentic treat when it comes to Indian cuisine, The Raj has got it all – from the spices to real-deal-chefs. The Raj’s secret seems to be exactly that: Authenticity. They have brought in chefs straight from […]

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The Hussar Grill

July 1, 2019, Author: bianca

A recipe for success Although they are not necessarily new to Pretoria, The Hussar Grill at The Grove Mall has got many surprises up its sleeve. The old-world interior of books and bottles speak of evening-long conversations between loved ones and friends. It’s true to […]

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Buffelsfontein Beesboerdery

May 20, 2019, Author: bianca

For boere, beards and brides Buffelsfontein Boerdery is a tongue-in-cheek eatery at the popular Greenlyn Village Centre in Menlo Park that has celebrated their 2nd birthday in March. Their slogan is simple: Meat, Beer, Wine. It is the perfect fit for boere, beards and brides […]

Dining Out, Food

Toureiro House of Prawns

May 20, 2019, Author: bianca

A Pescatarian’s Paradise Hidden away in the Northern parts of Pretoria is a seafood restaurant with soul – an absolute haven with a calm, relaxing atmosphere by day that turns into a vibey venue at night. Toureiro House of Prawns is situated in the Etienne […]