Do you want to have the best of South African cuisine in a luxurious environment? Take a walk with us through the best-decorated restaurants in the country. Heritage food and the revival of old recipes is big global trend at the moment and South Africa is following this trend regarding their heritage. South Africa’s diversity and love for indigenous ingredients and environments mean that each part of the country bears evidence of its own type of traditional cuisine and interior design. That’s why Best Design Projects presents today the first part of a great selection with 8 beautiful restaurants interiors in South Africa. Check out!
The Test Kitchen is inspired in the regeneration of the Woodstock. The Woodstock area began with the redevelopment of the Old Biscuit Mill. The interior of the restaurant is collaborative and creative. Extending to the restaurant’s design elements, it involves several leading Cape Town craftsmen, designers and artists. The Test Kitchen space is distinctly industrial with brick walls, oak beams, ducts and pipes exposing the integrity and honesty of the building. Tables are made of oxidised mild steel and have a consciously rough, rusted appearance in harmony with the surrounds. Be engaged directly with the open plan kitchen by taking a seat at the wooden bar that wraps around it.
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The Tasting Room is the most lauded fine dining restaurant in South Africa. The Tasting Room thrives, luring serious diners from around the globe to come to share the best of south african cusine creativity. The restaurant had just been through a makeover, white table linen cloths stripped down revealing Scandinavian design glossy wooden table; the decor is now in a cohesive exotic colour theme of passion red, orange and black, from chairs, art sculpture to the wall mural. The whole design was conceptualised by Dutch set designer, Herbert Janse.
The Marimba Restaurant has everything that a luxurious restaurant should have. Art-winning decor, a wide outdoor terrace, a sleek cigar bar and the largest marimba on the planet! The wooden African xylophone, for which the restaurant is named, inspires the unique theme and design. On selected nights, you’ll have a chance to hear marimba maestro Bongani Sotshononda do his thing while enjoying the best of Africa’s cuisine, served in traditional earthenware pots. The Marimba Restaurant represents the best of South Africa heritage with a décor chic environment.
The Five Hundred is also one of the best-decorated restaurants in South Africa.The open kitchen is the first thing you see as you enter, which is just one of the elements that makes this exclusive restaurant a truly theatrical experience with a minimalist touch.
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