… Eat, Drink Archives | Best Of Pretoria

… Eat, Drink

… Eat, Drink

Best place to buy doughnuts – Krispy Kreme

We were so happy when we heard Krispy Kreme was heading our way. Since their opening, we’ll confess that we’ve probably been one of their best customers. With choices like Rolo, red velvet cake, peanut butter and chocolate, milky bar, milk tart and cookies – who...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best supermarket – SPAR

We barely have time for ourselves, never mind shopping. That’s why we have very high expectations of supermarkets. We want everything we could possibly need all under one roof. Food, fresh produce, cleaning supplies, diapers – you name it. And with weekly special deals, we simply love SPAR. It’s...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best food market – Hazel Food Market

If you love discovering new food, you’ll love the Hazel Food Market. Situated in the heart of Pretoria’s old east at the Greenlyn Village Centre in Menlo Park, the tastes and smells here will have you coming back every week. Their array of food is phenomenal and...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best tea garden – Anja’s Tea Garden

When last did you have tea with the girls? Yes, tea! And cake, of course. At Anja’s Tea Garden, you are in for a treat. Owner Anja Erasmus knows how to host a tea party and her baked goodies and treats are simply out of this world. Pair this...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best place to buy gourmet-to-go (takeaway) – Woolworths Food

Sometimes after a busy day at the office, we’re really just not in the mood to cook dinner. At Woolworths’ food section, you’ll find the best gourmet dishes that the entire family will love. Burgers, lasagne, pizza, ready-made meals and salads – there is something...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best spot to go for pizza – Roman’s Pizza

Hmmmm ... pizzas go with Friday nights just like Christmas pudding is synonymous with Christmas. Right? And when it comes to the best pizzas in town, you don’t have to look much further than Roman’s Pizza. It’s as simple as making a phone call, or even...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best chips – Steers

Crispy and lightly salted. That’s how we prefer our chips and at Steers you get just that. Sigh! We can already taste it. Freshly cut and deep-fried potato chips paired with your favourite burger? Yes, please! Congratulations on yet again walking away with the title as best...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best burger – Steers

Weekends are for relaxing, spending time with family and friends – and junk food. In particular, burgers. Nothing beats the taste of a juicy beefy burger, complete with slices of tomato, lettuce, onion rings and a good sauce. Pair it with a few chips and a milkshake...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best wine – Four Cousins

Love wine? Us too! Red, white … we don’t mind. We asked and you voted. And the winner of the best wine category in this year’s Best of Pretoria Readers’ Choice Awards 2018 is … Four Cousins! Congratulations, you guys. Their repertoire of drinks has expanded quite...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best place to get ice cream – Cups & Cones

When last did you have a scoop (or two) of ice cream complete with a cone and a flake? At Cups & Cones you are in for a treat. Choose between frozen yogurt, scoops of ice cream, soft serve, milkshakes, frappés, flurries and smoothies. And the flavours are...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best continental deli – The Pantry Bread Co

Nothing, and we mean nothing, beats the smell of freshly cut sliced bread. Add to that a generous blob of butter and we’re in absolute heaven. The Pantry Bread Co is a must visit if you’re in the mood for some delicious bakes. Conveniently situated in Faerie...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best place to buy fresh produce – Food Lover’s Market

As passionate as we are about good food and wine, we are equally as passionate about fresh produce. It doesn’t get fresher and you won’t find better quality than at Food Lover’s Market. And who do we thank? Brian and Mike Copping, of course. They opened the...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best cocktail bar – Bugatti Café

Cocktails anyone? Yes, please! After a hectic week, we’re in desperate need of some delicious cocktails and downtime. And when it comes to the capital’s favourite cocktail bar, you don’t have to look any further than Bugatti Café at Brooklyn Mall, The Grove or Silver...

Read More

Best coffee shop – Joint winners: Mugg & Bean/ House of Coffees

What’s better than a cup of freshly grounded coffee? Uh, nothing! The bean drink has become a daily staple for many and we definitely can’t get through a day without a cup (or two). For the freshest brew in town, Pretorians don’t have just one favourite –...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best butcher – Boma Vleismark/Meat Market

Apart from the Jacaranda trees in full bloom, an array of festivals and markets, and the Blue Bulls, the capital city is also known for its residents’ love of a good braai. Sigh! If we close our eyes we can actually hear the fire crackling...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best bottle store to buy beer – TOPS at SPAR

When it comes to entertaining over weekends, the correct refreshments are key – just ask any good host. And when it comes to hosting the perfect braai, beer is at the top of the refreshment list. But where to shop? Hmmm. We asked where the best bottle...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best bottle store to buy wine – TOPS at SPAR

Sigh! We sure love our wine. So where better to shop for the widest selection of wine than at TOPS at SPAR? Chenin Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Sauvignon or Merlot – they have it all. And we mean ALL. Do make sure to check out their...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best place to buy biltong – Boma Vleismark/Meat Market

Biltong is as synonymous with rugby as a few tjops and wors on the braai. No event is complete without a few slices of perfectly spiced and dried biltong. Thin sliced or thick, with fat or without, Boma Meat Market has a treat for everyone. If you haven’t tasted their droëwors yet, you...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best caterer – Ginger Apple Café & Culinary Architects

During your life on earth there are loads of memories and events that deserve to be celebrated. Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings, the beginning of a new life … What helps make it even more memorable are the people and, of course, the food. Roping in the help of...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best boerewors – Boma Vleismark/Meat Market

Boerewors brings South Africans together. No, don’t laugh – it really does. Just think. What is an event in South Africa without boerewors? The answer is simple. An event without any boerewors and pap is not a real event. After all, who can resist a traditional boerie on a hot summer’s...

Read More
… Eat, Drink

Best bakery – Fournos

Sigh! Nothing beats the smell (or taste) of a freshly baked bread, fresh from the oven. We’re a sucker for any baked goods really. At Fournos, you know you get the freshest bakes made from only the best ingredients. Scones, croissants, buns, cakes, doughnuts and all the sweet treats...

Read More