The best casual restaurants in Gauteng, KZN and the Western Cape

 ·19 Oct 2018

Eat Out has announced the winners of its Mercedes-Benz Best Everyday Eateries awards for 2018.

After a year-long voting period and adjudication process, the top eateries in each category were determined by public ratings received via the Eat Out app and website.

The restaurants that received a large volume of high scores from fans were visited by Eat Out’s professional critics, who provided their own ratings.

The final results are then based on a 50-50 composite score from the public and the critics.

A number of categories were considered as part of the awards including ‘Best Bistro’, ‘Best Burger’, ‘Best Coffee Shop’ and ‘Best Steakhouse’.

You can find the full list of winners for Gauteng, KZN and the Western Cape below.


  • Best Bistro Winner – Farro, Illovo
  • Best Coffee Shop – Afro-Boer, Die Wilgers
  • Best Asian-Inspired Eatery – Momo Soko, Illovo


Western Cape

  • Best Asian-Inspired Eatery – SHIO, De Waterkant
  • Best Country-Style Eatery – Ons Huisie, Blouberg
  • Best Italian-Inspired Eatery – Giulio’s, City Bowl

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