From fast food outlets and fine dining venues to Italian, Asian, Mediterranean and everything else in between, the suburb of Bryanston has everything your taste buds desire. Keep reading to see what restaurants are open and serving in the area.
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For authentic Thai cuisine made simple, visit Simply Asia at Hobart Grove Centre and enjoy their selection of noodles, Thai curries, seafood, duck dishes and vegetarian options. There’s something for all tastes. Currently, they have a limited lockdown menu, still offering some of their popular and oh-so delicious meals for delivery, right to your door. Take your pick from a variety of spring rolls, traditional Phad Thai, Phuket Noodles, Green Curry, Sweet & Sour Stir-Fry, Fried Rice Tom Yum and more.
For buns, bowls and sushi rolls, be sure to visit Momo Nikko corner Main Road and Posthouse Street. With a tapas-style Asian menu, you’re sure to delight your taste buds ordering a variety of moreish dishes to sample, savour and enjoy. A must-try when you visit are their baos, which are always deliciously fresh; as well as the twice-cooked ribs and Peking Duck pancakes. They have no liquor license, so if you’re looking to complement your meal with an alcoholic drink, be sure to bring your own. Also, keep in mind that this branch is Halaal.
Situated in Sloane Square Shopping Centre, Dong Sheng offers diners delicious and affordable Asian cuisine, ranging from the freshest sushi to tastiest Chinese dishes! Take your pick from a selection of winter warmer soups; appetizers such as spring rolls, wontons and dumplings; chow mein and chow phan dishes with your choice of meat; a wide range of sushi delights; and indulgent desserts to round off your meal on sweet note. You can also expect friendly service as well as affordable prices!
Rejoice Sushi Bar & Chinese Restaurant
If you’re looking for the typical sushi conveyor belt setup along with amazing sushi that’ll have you coming back for more, then be sure to visit the little Asian cuisine haven of Rejoice Sushi Bar & Chinese Restaurant located in Bryanpark Shopping Centre. Don’t judge a book by it’s cover when you visitce, it’s what’s inside that matters, as well as what’s on the menu! The menu offers guests authentic and traditional Chinese food and a wide range of sushi. Be sure to arrive hungry as their all-you-can-eat sushi special is an absolute must and definitely worthwhile!
Café del Sol Botanico
Looking for some of the best Italian in town? Then visit Café del Sol Botanico at Bryanston Shopping Centre. Click here to read about our initial visit to this lovely Italian restaurant. Their selection of pasta dishes have become culinary landmarks – hearty, homemade pastas ranging from Nonna’s ragu, gnocchi, seafood risotto and stuffed calamari – and are absolute musts when you visit for a lazy lunch, vibey dinner or an indulgent treat. They’ve also launched a new luxury delivery line, Deli Via, that’ll deliver their famous Italian dishes right to your door. Click here to find out more about this new offer.
For great, wholesome, and authentic Italian cuisine perfect for the entire family, Gemelli at Posthouse Link Centre is an absolute gem that you need to visit when in the area. Their contemporary Italian food menu explores innovative and contemporary ways of paying homage to timeless Italian flavours and combinations, with a memorable touch of Gemelli flair. Each plate is a full of flavour, colour and detail, as well as fresh, seasonal and ethically sourced ingredients. There’s sure to be something for everyone, as their menu includes a classic pasta selection, a hearty selection of meat dishes, delicious starters, and decadent desserts. Click here to find out more.
With a wide range of Mediterranean specialties and traditional Italian fare, Doppio Zero at Hobart Grove Centre is a must-visit if you’re in the mood for something fresh and flavourful, made with only the best seasonal ingredients. Every season, they revisit their menu and refresh it, ensuring that their guests always have something new and unique to enjoy when they visit. The menu is filled with a lovely selection of meals ranging from pasta dishes, pizzas, salads and bowls to options from their vegan pantry, tapas, burgers and decadent desserts. Click here to find out more about what’s happening at Doppio Zero.
Offering artisanal wood-fired, crisp thin based pizzas; moreish pastas; and gourmet salads, the elegant Italian pizzeria, Col’Cacchio at Nicolway Bryanston is a must if you’re looking to indulge in the freshest ingredients and plenty of flavours. Take your pick from their wide selection of classic and gourmet pizzas, hearty pasta dishes, desserts, milkshakes and insalata. There’s also a Bambini menu available for the younger pizza lovers that visit the restaurant!
American & Fast Food
For flame-grilled burgers, handmade chips with that moreish seasoning and the sweetest milkshakes, visit your nearest Steers branch to get your fill! You can find the Bryanston branch at Grosvenor Crossing Shopping Centre. It’s just the spot if you’re looking to grab something on-the-go while exploring Bryanston. And if you’re not in the mood for a hearty, saucy beef burger, not to worry, they also offer flame-grilled chicken, ribs jam-packed with flavour, their famous sides and sweet desserts.
One of the country’s favourite fast food chains, Nando’s, makes some of the best flame-grilled chicken goodness in the country! All you have to do is pick your level of hotness – lemon and herb, mild, or per-peri – and pick your choice of sides to go along with it. Nando’s can be found pretty much anywhere in the city, but if you’re looking for one specifically in Bryanston, take a drive down William Nicol and stop by the Nando’s Drive Thru.
When the deep-fried chicken craving hits, there is only one place that’ll satisfy – KFC! There is no need to introduce this restaurant, as everyone knows and loves it. And the best thing about KFC is the fact that you can find this fast food joint practically anywhere and everywhere in the city. You can find a Bryanston branch at Epsom Downs Shopping Centre on the corner of William Nicol and Sloane Street. Go through their extensive menu full of fried chicken portions, burgers and wraps and order something deep-fried and oh-so delicious!
Escape to the the Mediterranean without leaving the city and indulge and enjoy bold flavoured cuisine and delights at Mezepoli at Nicolway Bryanston. Here, you can delight your senses with the finest Mediterr-Asian dishes prepared and created with only the best and freshest ingredients. It’s no-fuss urban dining at its best. Take time out from your busy everyday hustle and enjoy the Mediterranean side of life, along with great meze, a glass of wine or a fabulous cocktail at Mezepoli.
tashas at Nicolway Shopping Centre is inspired by the Mediterranean and offers their guests beautiful food, comfortable and stunning environments accompanied by excellent, personal service. Their classic menu offers a selection of appetising options including their Breakfast Royale to start off your morning on a high note; their moreish Smoking Salmon Salad perfect for lunch; and the delectable Mediterranean Lamb Cutlets perfect for a hearty dinner. This is the ideal spot if you’re looking to treat your palate to something delicious.
Ocean Basket is another one of the country’s all time favourites, offering not only some of the best seafood in the city, but also a great atmosphere for you to unwind, relax and enjoy with your loved ones. Enjoy your choice of seafood delights, maybe even a few rounds of sushi and some baklava to end off your visit on a sweet note. Interested? Click here for more information.
Enjoy a unique dining experience at the family owned and managed, Pizza Mezza, at Cramerview Village Centre in Bryanston. Here, you can expect a fusion of authentic Mediterranean and Lebanese cuisine that’s sure to leave you coming back for more. Their menu is packed with amazing dishes to choose from, all prepared and delivered with the greatest care and attention to detail. They use only the freshest and finest ingredients in their kitchen at all times.
Considered Bryanston’s hidden gem, the LBV Bistro is an absolute must-visit if you’re looking for a fine dining experience that’ll thrill your senses. Whether you’re looking for the ideal spot to celebrate a special occasion with your loved ones, or simply want to experience a gastronomical adventure, this is the place to be! Their tasting menu experiences are something you don’t want to miss. Plus, if you enjoy a glass of red or white wine along with your meal, their cellar offers a hand-curated selection of wines from recognised and eclectic producers from a variety of vineyards in SA.
For 40 years, the longstanding landmark, Coachman’s Inn, has stayed true to its Tudor style and French influenced cuisine. Guests can expect to be treated to a sophisticated menu exuding traditional rich French influences as well as interesting daily specials that’s sure to delight. The restaurant not only boasts a delectable menu, but also various private nooks and corners that makes it the ideal location for an intimate romantic dinner for two or even business get-togethers.
Get some of the best Mediterranean seafood at the Fishmonger at Nicolway! You’ll be spoilt with a wide and oh-so fresh variety of seafood, which includes Linefish, tender calamari, the best Mozambique Prawns, Langostines and Lobsters, Paella, Beef Espatada, Peri-Peri Chicken, Meze Platter and Oven Baked Fish and much more. You can also indulge in a selection of sushi, salads, steaks, ribs, wine and cocktails.
Steak & Grill
When you’re in the mood for a great steak, be sure to make a reservation and visit Wombles Steakhouse Restaurant at Hobart Grove Shopping Centre for a spectacular dining experience. Choose your preferred choice of prime cut, have it cooked to absolute perfection, then enjoy with a wide selection of sides, sauces and extras. Note: their onion rings are divine! And if you’re not keen on such a beefy meal, they do offer other options including lamb, venison, poultry, fish and pasta dishes.
Turn ‘n Tender
When you think steak, what’s the first place that comes to mind? For us, it’s Turn ‘n Tender. There are many branches throughout the city, but you can find the Bryanston branch at Nicolway Shopping Centre. This restaurant is ideal for date nights, a business lunch or even a Sunday roast with the family. Expect friendly service and staff, great meals, and a superb ambiance. They also offer a wide selection of wines from their cellar to complement your meal if you wish.
Tiger’s Milk Bryanston
Situated at Riverside Shopping Centre, Tiger’s Milk Kitchen & Bar is a great spot if you’re looking to munch on pizzas, Tex Mex, salads, burgers, and of course, steaks! Their menu offers a wide range of dishes that’s sure to leave you feeling full and satisfied, no matter what you’re craving. Other than the great food, this spot is popular for nights out on the town, complete with a bustling bar and live entertainment. Click here to find out more about Tigers Milk.
For some of the best flame-grilled Mexican spiced chicken in town, Mochachos at Grosvenor Crossing Shopping Centre is a must-visit when the craving hits. They are famous and well known for their flavoursome chicken burgers, schwarmas and Mexican delights including Burritos, Enchiladas, Fajitas and Chimichangas. They also offer various flavours to chose from depending on your heat tolerance – Lemon and Herb; Mild; Hot; Extra Hot; and Dynamite!
Situated at the Hobart Grove Shopping Centre, Perron offers diners a space where they can indulge and appreciate beautiful Mexican flavours. Pay them a visit and enjoy rocking vibes, sip on some tequilas, and savour the flavours of Mexican cuisine with a bunch of their delicious dishes. Take your pick from their wide selection of divine burritos and tacos, salads and Mexican classics, then end off your visit with something on the sweet side – think Churros and Strawberry Shortcake.