New ‘best restaurant’ in South Africa crowned

At yesterday’s EatOut Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards the ten best restaurants in South Africa were announced. This year’s annual gala event ended with a big surprise: after several years on the number one spot, The Test Kitchen was taken over by The Restaurant at Waterkloof with chef Gregory Czarnecki at the helm.

Herewith the complete Top-10-List and the following 10:

1. The Restaurant at Waterkloof (Somerset West)

2. The Test Kitchen (Woodstock, Cape Town)

3. La Colombe (Constantia, Cape Town)

4. Wolfgat (Paternoster, West Coast)

5. La Petite Colombe (Franschhoek)

6. Greenhouse at Cellars-Hohenort (Constantia, Cape Town)

7. Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient (Elandsfontein, Pretoria)

8. Camphors at Vergelegen (Somerset West)

9. Jardine Restaurant (Stellenbosch)

10. Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia (Constantia, Cape Town)

11. Fermier Restaurant (Die Wilgers, Pretoria)

12. Jordan Restaurant (Stellenbosch)

13. Foliage (Franschhoek)

14. Le Coin Français (Franschhoek)

15. The Chefs’ Table (Umhlanga, Durban)

16. Chefs Warehouse at Maison (Franschhoek)

17. La Tête (City Bowl, Cape Town)

18. Overture (Stellenbosch)

19. The Shortmarket Club (City Bowl, Cape Town)

20. The Pot Luck Club (Woodstock, Cape Town)

Images courtesy of The Restaurant at Waterkloof

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