From South African bobotjie to West African jollof rice, here are the top five authentic African restaurants that will take your taste buds on a journey.
Wednesday marks Africa Day, a day when we celebrate Africa and all it has to offer through its art, culture, history, diversity and, of course, its food.
African cuisine is one of the most distinctive and perhaps underrated cuisines in the world.
From South African bobotjie to West African jollof rice, here are the top five authentic African restaurants in the heart of Cape Town that will send your taste buds on a journey.
Claiming to be the #1 restaurant in Cape Town, Mzansi is a quintessential restaurant to visit in Cape Town.
Whether you are a local or a visitor, Mzansi offers diners an unforgettable experience of excellent local dishes with great entertainment to boot.
A love letter to Langa Township, the restaurant has an impressive 5/5 rating on Tripadvisor.
GOLD restaurant is another quintessential restaurant that is a must visit for foodies to visit in the mother city.
Like Mzansi, GOLD offers the full experience of great food with excellent live entertainment known for its diverse food options from across the continent.
The popular restaurant boasts a 4.5/5 rating on Tripadvisor.
Looking for a unique Ethiopian dining experience, Addis is the place to go.
The restaurant promises to take diners on a journey that celebrates the rich history, traditions, culture and food of the Horn of Africa that you will never forget.
The restaurant has a rating of 4.5/5 on Tripavisor.
Bo Kaap Kombuis
Bo Kaap Kombuis is one of the best restaurants in Cape Town for those looking to indulge in traditional Cape Malay cuisine.
As a strictly halal establishment, the restaurant not only offers its diners delicious food and a spectacular view of Table Mountain.
Good food and with a great aesthetic, Bo Kaap Kombuis has a 4/5 rating on Tripadvisor.
Pahari African Restaurant
The African restaurant Pahari is another great option that promises foodies a unique African dining experience.
One of the more affordable options that still has a very good menu, Pahari offers diners meals not exceeding R110 as well as platters ranging from R280 to R810.
The restaurant has a 5/5 restaurant rating on Tripadvisor so what are you waiting for?!
This article first appeared on EWN: Five Authentic African Restaurants in the Heart of Cape Town