Restaurants with a fireplace

Winter is coming. And that means red wine and fireplaces.

26 Apr 2012

Everyone’s favourite thing about winter is a fireplace. Don’t even try denying it.

Every time I get asked for a restaurant recommendation May through August, always comes the question..."and the fireplace?".

Not always so easy off the top of my head – so we asked our faithful Facebook and Twitter followers to name their favourite fireplace restaurants. We got some good recommendations (see below) but WE ARE ASKING YOU our readers to tell us where you like to cosy up to a Sunday roast with a roaring fire.

And with all the fabulous Winter Specials kicking off at the moment... why wait to book a table somewhere cosy?

Cape Town
5 Rooms at The Alphen
Pastis Constantia
Rick's Cafe - Gardens
La Mouette – Seapoint
Societi Bistro - Gardens
Catharina's - Steenburg Wine Estate
River Café Constantia Uitsig
Annex – Kalk Bay
Forrester's Arms - Newlands
Cafe Verdi - Chelsea Village
The Toad - Noordhoek
Rhodes Memorial Restauant
Chapman's Peak Hotel - Hout Bay
The Grand Beach Cafe - Granger Bay
Mezepoli - Camp's Bay

Barrique at Vredenheim
Taste Restaurant – R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West
Haute Cabrierre  - Franschhoek
Towerbosch on Knorhoek Estate
Waterkloof Restaurant - Somerset West

Garden Route
Mo's - Knysna
Bosun's - Knysna
The Olive Tree - Knysna

Giorgio’s at the view Doonside 

African Relish – Karoo


Lemongrass – Benoni
Post and Rail - Muldersdrif

So there are the suggestions our social networkers have made. We need to seriously beef up certain regions with your suggestions. Gautengers? KZNers? Please email us your favourite fireplace restaurant at or drop a comment in the box below. We will create separate lists per region for your convenience.

We look forward to your suggestions to fill up our regions so please let us know by email or comments.

We'll add them to our winter lists!

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