Eat Out Awards 2013 – Cape Town triumphs!

By philip
11 November 2013

The glittering Eat Out DSTV Food Network Restaurant Awards 2013 took place in Cape Town last night – Sunday 10 November.  And Cape Town proudly led the field.

The Test Kitchen was voted the top restaurant of the year.  Of the Top 10 restaurants, only two were not in Cape Town and the Winelands area!  At place number 3 was Rust en Vrede, and  The Green House at number 4.  From number 6, the other top restaurant awards went to Cape Town.  Looking through the list below, you will note how well Cape Town restaurants fared all round.

Here folows the full list:

The Top 10 restaurants for 2013:

1. The Test Kitchen
2. Five Hundred (Johannesburg)
3. Rust en Vrede
4. The Greenhouse
5. Hartford House (KZN)
6. Jordan Restaurant
7. Overture
8. Camphors at Vergelegen
9. The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français
10. Pierneef à La Motte

Eat Out S. Pellegrino Chef of the Year: David Higgs, Five Hundred

Service Excellence: Rust en Vrede

Rising Star: Vanessa Marx, Dear Me – in Cape Town CBD

Wine Service: Joakim Hansi Blackadder, Rust en Vrede

The Lannice Snyman Lifetime Achievement Award in association with Paarl Media: Michael Olivier

Eat Out TASTE Bursary: Amanda Manyatshe

Boschendal Style Award: The Pot Luck Club  (of the 5 contenders, 3 were from Cape Town)

Best Asian Restaurant: Kitima

Best Bistro: The Leopard

Best Country-Style Restaurant: Towerbosch

Best Italian Restaurant: Burrata

Jacobsdal Best Steakhouse: Carne SA

Congratulations to all!!