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Best Vegetarian – Leafy Greens

Take a trip to the countryside for a breath of fresh air, a wander round gorgeous gardens and the most delicious, plant-based food in Joburg. Leafy Greens (Best Vegetarian) serves a selection of vegan and vegetarian food made from the organic fruit and veggies grown...

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Best Sushi – Fireroom

There are sashimi and handrolls, maki and California rolls and then there’s sushi that’s set on fire (yes, really!) – and we just cannot get enough. Think a crispy California roll with salmon, jalapeño, Kewpie mayo, cream cheese and yakitori sauce, set ablaze in front...

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Best Kosher Restaurant – Friends Restaurant

We all know how difficult it is to find a quality kosher restaurant, so when we do find one, we treasure it. Friends Restaurant (Best Kosher Restaurant) is our (and our readers’) go-to. The food is fresh, fab and (obviously) Kosher-friendly. Be sure to pop...

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Best Steakhouse – Turn ‘n Tender

Medium-rare with roasted butternut and creamed spinach, and a side of pap (because we can never choose only one), with pepper and mushroom sauce (both, because again, we can never choose) and a glass of Merlot. Yes, please! Turn ‘n Tender (Best Steakhouse) has been...

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Best Halaal – Istanbul Kebab

When we think of healthy, traditional Turkish food, some of the first things that come to mind are shwarmas and kebabs (with all those delicious sides), baklava and sutlac (yum!). Hungry yet? If so, head over to Istanbul Kebab (Best Halaal) for top Turkish food...

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Spoil Yourself – Marble

With gorgeous views of the city, a seriously impressive interior and food that’s to-die-for ... let’s not even get started on the cocktail selection ... it’s no wonder Marble (Spoil Yourself) was voted the ultimate spoil by our readers. Whether it’s a date night, celebratory...

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Best Portuguese – Adega’s

There are few things we love more than Adega’s (Best Portuguese) prawns, swimming in lemon butter sauce with fries on the side (for dunking in the sauce, of course). From the LM-style chicken to the trinchado, prawns and seafood platters (a must for sharing with...

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Best Seafood – Ocean Basket

Fish and chips, a dozen prawns, fried calamari, oysters or sushi ... whenever we feel like fresh fish in a casual setting we head straight off to Ocean Basket (Best Seafood). Plus, the prices are always excellent. It’s easy to see why this one gets...

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Best Chicken – Nando’s

Mild, medium, hot or lemon and herb ... this is Nando’s (Best Chicken) we’re talking about, obviously. Whether it’s a full chicken and a side of pap; a chicken, avo and pickled red onion wrap; chicken livers or a juicy burger we want, we just...

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Best Chinese – Red Chamber

Red Chamber (Best Chinese) is our go-to for sweet ‘n sour pork, kung pao chicken and dumplings ... our mouths are watering at the thought.

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Best Italian – Jamie’s Italian

Delicious, rustic Italian food made with only the finest, ethically sourced, organic ingredients is what Jamie’s Italian (Best Italian) stands for ... and these are only a couple of the endless reasons why we love this spot so much. The relaxed, welcoming atmosphere and affordable...

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