Stellenbosch restaurant Rust en Vrede scooped a hat-trick at last night's Eat Out Restaurant Awards.
Rust en Vrede Restaurant went from last year's third place to being named Eat Out's Restaurant of the year in 2010, with David Higgs taking Chef of the Year honours and the Service Award also going their way.
Margot Janse's The Tasting Room moved from last year's joint 10th place to take 2nd place this year.
New restaurants to crack the Top 10 this year were George Jardine's The Restaurant at Jordan and Marthinus Ferreira's Johannesburg restaurant DW Eleven-13.
Comebacks to the list included Aubergine, which made the Top 10 in 2007, Bosman's, which last featured in 2005, and Hartford House in 2008.
The Lannice Snyman Lifetime Achievement Award went to chef Walter Ulz of Linger Longer.
The Top 10 restaurants for 2010 are:
Rust en Vrede
Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais
George Jardine at Jordan Restaurant
Congratulations to David Higgs and his team at Rust en Vrede!