The 2016 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards were anonymously judged by Abigail Donnelly (Eat Out editor-in-chief and TASTE food editor), Carianne Wilkinson (Silwood Culinary School) & David Higgs (Marble Restaurant in Johannesburg). Read more about the judging criteria and 20 nominees here.
The Top ten restaurants in SA:
1. The Test Kitchen (Woodstock, Cape Town)
2. La Colombe (Constantia, Cape Town)
3. The Restaurant at Waterkloof (Somerset West)
4. The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français (Franschhoek)
5. Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient (Elandsfontein, Pretoria)
6. Overture (Stellenbosch)
7. Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort (Constantia, Cape Town)
8. The Kitchen at Maison (Franschhoek)
9. Foliage (Franschhoek)
10. Camphors at Vergelegen (Somerset West)
SA’s CHEF OF THE YEAR AWARD:
The 2016 Eat Out S.Pellegrino & Acqua Panna Chef of the Year is Gregory Czarnecki of The Restaurant at Waterkloof.
For the full list of Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards, go to eatout.co.za.