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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

Brewery
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“Weekly deals not to miss alongside a ice cold beer to top off. Great burgers and beers.”
  • 42 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Named after the owners' pet pooch :) Great pizzas run by nice people - funky, happening, vibey, eclectic patrons and staff, must try the aioli and oh and did I say nice pizzas :)”
  • 28 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“"Obz Café has been an iconic landmark of Observatory for the past twenty years. "The recently refurbished Obz Café has a New York feel, restaurant décor is upmarket, yet relaxed. Exposed brick work adds to the ambience, while friendly wait staff and a terrific vibe all make for a great dining experience. There is also sidewalk seating - where you can get the true sense of the bohemian suburb." ”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Sushi and Sashimi in Town!!! … and the Crispy Prawns are wonderful. All very reasonable priced. Wine list is not a great one, but some wines are ok and available for a good price. BOW is accepted.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Burger Joint
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“Excellent Burgers in Observatory! It's a bustling restaurant; vibrant and festive! ”
  • 17 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“great for food, followed by a drink, followed by music (on Thurs/Fri/Sat mostly). You'll meet interesting people here for sure, and get a more local taste of Observatory. ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Golf Course
“A full golf course as well as driving range, and club house. Day fees for a round of golf are also very reasonable too”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bistro
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“Great spot for breakfast, they have a great selection of veggie options too. Very affordable and good coffee, quirky place for a quiet bite and watch the world go by. 10 min walk.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Well we share a wall with this place so stumbling home isn't much off an issue. Whether you are looking for a great breakfast special (R49 for French Toast and Coffee? Seriously!!). They are open till late and have a lovely courtyard. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“Hip and trendy place with live music, nice outdoor space, good food and drink”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Beautiful and peaceful restaurant tucked away, and close by! Lovely for lunches and family outings”
  • 15 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best Mexican food and dining in town-oh and don’t forget to order the trademark frozen margeritas!🌮🍹”
  • 16 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The eggs Benedict at this spot will change your life. Great for that morning kick before embarking on a fresh adventure. ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bar
“Trenchtown is absolutely everything. Great beer, live music, fun people. Sometimes there are parties thrown here, other times you come and just be yourself. Cool Spot though”
  • 5 locals recommend
Theme Restaurant
“This intimate table d'hôte style restaurant has one long 18-seater table where evening diners are served a top-notch 5-course meal by talented chef Julia Hattingh. If you want to go off the beaten track and meet the locals, this is it!”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Because Mr Lin rocks. And there is karaoke at the back and the food is great!”
  • 5 locals recommend