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Revealed: The top 10 restaurants in South Africa for 2016

Find out who took top honours at the 2016 Eat Out Awards! Here are all the results from Sunday's event.

20 Nov 2016
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The Eat Out Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards took place at Grand West in Cape Town on Sunday 20 November 2016. Click HERE to see who the nominees were.

The three judges included:

Abigail Donnelly (Eat Out editor and Taste Magazine Food Editor)
David Higgs (Head Chef at Marble Restaurant)
Carianne Wilkinson (Silwood School of Cookery)

The 2016 top 10 restaurants for 2016 are...

1. The Test Kitchen, Cape Town

Foie Gras with rose

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2. La Colombe, Constantia

3. The Restaurant at Waterkloof, Somerset West

4. The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek

5. Restaurant Mosaic At The Orient, Elandsfontein 

6. Overture at Hidden Valley, Stellenbosch

7. The Greenhouse, Constantia

8. The Kitchen at Maison, Franschhoek

9. Foliage, Franschhoek 

10. Camphors at Vergelegen, Somerset West

(Video shot and edited by Jennifer Sanasie)

Other awards

The Retail Capital SA best new restaurant of the year - Foxcroft

San Pellegrino Chef Of The Year  - Gregory Czarnecki of The Restaurant at Waterkloof 

Restaurant Of The Year 2016 - The Test Kitchen

Nederburg Rising Star Award - Angelo Scirocco of Urbanologi

Lannice Snyman Lifetime Achievement Award - Peter Veldsman

Boschendal Style Award - Marble, Johannesburg

(Image by Marble)

Service Excellence Award -  La Colombe

John Psillos Outstanding Contribution to Service - Jennifer Hugé of La Colombe

Wine Service Award - Tinashe Nyamudoka of The Test Kitchen

Eat Out Woolworths Sustainability Award - The Table at De Meye

A reminder that if you plan to experience these restaurants, we HIGHLY suggest you make a reservation as soon as you possibly can!

Whats your favourite restaurant in SA? Let us know in the comments below...

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