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Best Spot to go for pizza – Debonairs

When you have a houseful of teens, takeaway pizza is the only option. Debonairs (Best Pizza) has loads of promos and specials, and a great new SlimFit range for those who want the taste without all the calories. If you’re a regular, download the new...

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Best Chips – Steers

Whether it’s Perfect Four for Sharing, a buy-one- get-one- free on Wacky Wednesday, or simply a packet of good old South African slap chips loaded with vinegar and spicy seasoning, our readers are raving about Steers (Best Burger and Best Slap Chips). We admit, after...

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Best Tea Garden – Silver birch

A cup of tea? Yes please, dear. With one of those delicious scones, simply overloaded with strawberry jam and whipped cream. Year after year our readers vote Silver Birch (Best Tea Garden) as the most loved tea garden in Jozi. And no wonder. Lovely inside...

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Best Pizza with avo – Angelo’s

When you have a houseful of teens, takeaway pizza is the only option. Debonairs (Best Pizza) has loads of promos and specials, and a great new SlimFit range for those who want the taste without all the calories. If you’re a regular, download the new...

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Best Patisserie – Belles

We love a treat. And not much beats a treat from Linda Lipschitz’ Belle’s Patisserie (Best Patisserie). Never mind the macarons and brownies, the Ferrero Rocher cake (just the most perfect cake ever!), the artisan breads, for those who are a little more health conscious...

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Best Take-Away Burger – Steers

Whether it’s Perfect Four for Sharing, a buy-one- get-one- free on Wacky Wednesday, or simply a packet of good old South African slap chips loaded with vinegar and spicy seasoning, our readers are raving about Steers (Best Burger and Best Slap Chips). We admit, after...

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Best Frozen yoghurt – Wakaberry

It’s summer time. And we need to cool down. Wakaberry (Best Frozen Yoghurt) is where our readers love to get their fix of soft-serve frozen yoghurt. Strawberry, chocolate, cream soda, peanut butter, bubblegum ... choose your fave, top with fresh fruit, nuts or something sweet...

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Best Food Market – Jacksons

Oh yes! This win is one we’re behind all the way. Gary Jackson opened Jackson’s Real Food Market (Best Food Market) a little more than three years ago ... a tiny corner shop across the road from where you’ll find his flagship market that opened...

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Best Fish deli – Seven seas

Fresh fish. And prawns and mussels and clams and crab and caviar. Anyone who’s planning a seafood extravaganza knows to head to Seven Seas (Best Fish Deli). The store adheres to SASSI (SA Sustainable Seafood Initiative) guidelines, there’s an exceptional sushi section as well as...

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Best Indian restaurant – Raj

When only curry will do, our readers vote for The Raj (Best Curry) ... where they’ll order lamb seekh kebabs, paneer tikka butter chicken, Mombay aloo, and prawn bhuna. Fabulous side orders (think mint and coriander raita, sweet peach chutney, deep fried chillis). The garlic...

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Best Continental deli – Thrupps

Oh joy! We’re huge fans of Thrupps (Best Deli), and have spent more hours than we’ll admit to browsing through the deli section. The pâtés and charcuterie are unbeatable, the local and imported cheeses swoon-worthy and the cold meats and breads just wonderful. Add olives...

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Best Doughnut – Krispy Kreme

Raspberry Glamour Glaze. Caramel Kreme Crunch. Nutty Cocoa Ring. Red Velvet Cake. Cookies and Kreme. Krispy Kreme (Best Doughnut) has been keeping doughnut lovers happy since the first store opened in North Carolina in the USA in July 1937. And since it opened in Rosebank...

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Best Coffee Shop – Seattle coffee company

Ethically sourced. Artisan roasted. Lovingly prepared. What’s not to love? Our readers get their caffeine fix at Seattle Coffee Company (Best Coffee Shop) ... from a don’t-mess- with-my- coffee order of a Single Tall or Americano, to the more indulgent Butterscotch Latte with a choc...

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Best Chocolate – Lindt

Sometimes (okay, often) only a chocolate will do. After a break-up. When you’ve had a tiff with your bestie. Just before you start your diet. When you’re off your diet. Hell ... during your dratted diet. And if you’re going to eat chocolate (damn right...

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Best Cake Shop – The Tart

It’s someone’s birthday somewhere. So we will unashamedly eat cake. Preferably from The Tart (Best Cake Shop). Nadine Waner whips up cakes like Banoffee cheesecake, Oreo and Lindt chocolate cake, Lemon Pecan Praline, Spicy Carrot, and an Orange Chiffon that’s just heaven on a plate....

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Best Caterer – By word of Mouth

From a romantic wedding to a glam business brunch to a fairy tale kid’s birthday party, if you’re looking for the best, you’ve found it in By Word of Mouth (Best Caterer). Believe us, there’s nothing these experts can’t do ... impressively. www.bywordofmouth.co.za

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Best Butcher – The Butcher Shop & Grill Butchery and Deli

Fans of the The Butcher Shop and Grill know to get that restaurant taste at home, you need that restaurant meat. So no wonder The Butcher Shop and Grill Butchery and Deli (Best Biltong and Best Butcher) has just scooped two awards. It boasts mature...

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Best Bakery – Fournos

We do love a good bakery. And when we’re looking for a French baguette, a chocolate croissant, a summer quiche, we (and our readers) don’t hesitate ... it’s off to Fournos (Best Bakery) we go. This bakery has the best rosemary and salt focaccia ever,...

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