Pretoria as one of South Africa’s three capitals has not only an administrative city but a leisure spot as well.
Pretoria lies on the foothills of Magaliesberg Mountain to the east and it is against this backdrop that it remains a top tourist destination in Gauteng Province. The undulating landscape of the Apies River where the city stretches on both sides is scenic, drawing in a lot of visitors.
Premised on this, there are several outdoor restaurants in Pretoria giving locals and visitors a South African treat in food and the scenic nature of Gauteng during spring when the province street turns purple and green.
Afro-Boer in Die Wilgers Pretoria is a baker’s haven. The restaurant brings the celebration of food to the people.Afro-Boer is known for its appetizing baked food including novelty cakes, biscotti, bread, panini, tarts. In its busy nature, it has a garden area where kids enjoy engaging in various kid games. The menu features a variety of African and non-traditional meals.
Wine, food and art under one roof; this is a description of what to expect at Black Bamboo in Ashlea Gardens, Pretoria. It has an impressive outdoor setting and crowned by haute cuisine. Black Bamboo has international cuisines with a blend of local touch on its menu.
At Blue Crane in Nieuw Muckleneuk, meals time are filled by the humming of birds from Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary. This kid-friendly restaurant sits adjacent to the sanctuary and has a rich menu with great breakfast, lunch and a special Sunday buffet. For chilly evenings – a norm in Pretoria – there are huts with bonfires ideal for outdoor functions.
Granita in Kameeldrift-East has an enviable sub-tropical woodland atmosphere. Its the signature restaurant of Kievits Kroon-a luxury country hotel in Pretoria. Granita’s fine dining oozes of innovative dishes with creatively combined tastes. In-house chefs have wowed many in the past with the tantalizing South African meals on offer in addition to an award-winning wine list.