The results are in for the 2015 Eat Out Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards, and the following restaurants can all boast as being the best, for 2015 at least.
The Top 10 restaurants
10th Place: Jordan Restaurant (Stellenbosch)
Chef George Jardine in action at the Restaurant at Jordan Wine Estate, Stellenbosch
9th Place: The Pot Luck Club (Woodstock, Cape Town)
Luke Dale Robert’s other project, the Pot Luck Club at the Old Biscuit Mill in Cape Town
8th Place: Terroir (Stellenbosch)
The dining area at Terroir, located on the Kleine Zalze Wine Estate just outside Stellenbosch.
7th Place: Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient (Elandsfontein, Pretoria)
Chantal Dartnall and her kitchen team from Restaurant Mosaic at the Orient
6th Place: The Restaurant at Waterkloof (Somerset West)
The winery building at Waterkloof Estate in Somerset West, with stunning views over False Bay.
5th Place: Five Hundred at The Saxon Hotel (Sandton, Johannesburg)
Restaurant Five Hundred at The Saxon in Sandhurst, Johannesburg
4th Place: Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel (Constantia, Cape Town)
The stylish interior of the new Greenhouse Restaurant at the Cellars-Hohenort Hotel.
3rd Place: The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français (Franschhoek)
Chef Margot Janse from The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francaise in Franschhoek
2nd Place: La Colombe (Constantia, Cape Town)
1st Place: The Test Kitchen (Woodstock, Cape Town)
This year’s top restaurant in SA, and 28th in the world: The Test Kitchen.
Other Special Awards:
S.Pellegrino Chef of the Year:
Scot Kirton of La Colombe
Service Excellence Award:
The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français (Franschhoek)
Nederburg Rising Star:
Carmen Muller of The Tasting Centre at Rupert & Rothschild (Franschhoek)
Wine Service Award:
Lloyd Jusa at Five Hundred at The Saxon (Sandton, Johannesburg)
Congratulations from the entire team at Great Domaines, and wish you every success for the year ahead!