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The top 10 restaurants in South Africa for 2015

Find out which establishments made the Eat Out Top 10 list!

15 Nov 2015

The Eat Out Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards took place at the SunExhibits Centre at Grand West in Cape Town on Sunday and Food24 was there front and centre to witness the announcement of this year’s top 10 eateries.

Also read: Eat Out top 10 restaurants for 2014

The top 20 nominees were revealed a few weeks ago as well as the judges of this year’s awards. They were:

- Abigail Donnelly (Eat Out editor and Taste Magazine Food Editor)

- Jackie Cameron (Former EatOut Top 10 winner and cooking school owner)

- Benny Masekwameng (MasterChef SA judge)

- Siba Mtongana (Cooking TV show host, food writer and author)

The EatOut Top 10 Restaurants in SA for 2015 are…

1. The Test Kitchen (Cape Town)

2. La Colombe (Cape Town)

3. The Tasting Room (Franschhoek)

4. Greenhouse at The Cellars Hohenort (Cape Town)

5. Five Hundred at The Saxon (Johannesburg)

6.  Waterkloof Restaurant (Somerset West)

7. Restaurant Mosaic - at The Orient (Gauteng)

8. Terroir (Stellenbosch)

9. The Potluck Club (Cape Town)

10. Jordan Restaurant (Stellenbosch)

Other awards

San Pellegrino Chef Of The Year  - Scot Kirton (La Colombe)

Restaurant Of The Year 2015 - The Test Kitchen

Nederburg Rising Star Award - Carmen Muller

Lannice Snyman Lifetime Achievement Award - Liz McGrath (posthumously)

Boschendal Style Award - Greenhouse at Cellars Honhenort Hotel

Service Excellence Award - Tasting Room at Le Quartier Francais

Wine Service Award - Lloyd Jusa from The Saxon

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


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