February is known as the Month of Love. And love it or hate it, there’s a certain level of expectation come Valentine’s day. Especially for the newly married. Woo them with flowers and chocolates and you will surely win some points then round it off with a special dinner for a touch of extra.
If you’re comfortable with eating out now that lockdown rules have eased up a bit, here’s our pick of halaal restaurants in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban to set the right mood for you and your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day.
Ala Turca, CBD
Situated in the Rockwell Hotel in the CBD, it has a casual elegance that lends itself to an intimate dinner. Only if you like Turkish food. Full review here.
Shop 110 The Rockwell, Napier Street, De Waterkant, 8001 Cape town
Tel: 073 919 7335
126 Cape Kitchen and Cafe, CBD
The signature restaurant at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in the CBD (formerly the Hilton) offers an experience a cut above the rest. The restaurant serves a unique menu offering flavours from South Africa, Asia and Malaysia to create a culinary experience of not only fine dining but fun dining. Find their Valentine Special here.
Hyatt Regency Cape Town City Centre, Buitengracht Street, Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: 087 109 1234
Great food and decor in the Southern Suburbs. Sabria’s have been around for many years and never disappoints with great quality food. They have been voted the No.1 readers choice in the Hungry for Halaal Top 5 restaurants for 2016. Full review for Sabria’s here.
119 Ottery Road, Wynberg, Cape Town, South Africa
021 761 5247
The Rooftop Restaurant, Saxonwold
Overlooking the Johannesburg skyline, the Rooftop offers an exceptional experience for the discerning patron. A fusion of the fine dining and traditional foods, made from only the freshest local and organic ingredients ensures a unique experience in our beautiful restaurant.
99 Oxford Road, Saxonwold, Johannesburg
Tel: 087 701 0478
Ozzy’s Kitchen, Wynberg
The well known Ozzy’s Kitchen in Sandton is a great spot for upmarket, cheffy meals. The space is a bit industrial chic but the food is worth it. Full review here.
55 Andries Street Sandton, Gauteng
010 010 0938
Del Forno, Killarney
Serving authentic Italian dishes in a relaxed and upmarket setting, Del Forno, Killarney is popular for always innovating their menu and for consistently good service. Full review here.
Killarney Mall, 60 Riviera Road, Killarney, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Address, Durban
A popular spot serving authentic wood fired pizzas, delicious grills and fusion cuisine.
101 Innes Road, Durban, South Africa
Tel: 031 303 8822