Proudly SA: Inside the local restaurant that was voted best in the world

Proudly SA: Inside the local restaurant that was voted best in the world

- Western Cape restaurant, Wolfgat, was voted Best Restaurant of the Year at the World Restaurants Awards

- The restaurant is known for its bold tastes and spectacular views

- Head Chef, Kobus van der Merwe uses locally sourced ingredients

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South Africa has once again proved to be an amazing place to call home after a Western Cape restaurant, Wolfgat, was deemed the best restaurant in the world, by an awards ceremony in Paris.

The small and serene establishment is located in the cosy seaside village of Paternoster, just two hours from Cape Town. Owing in large part to its fine cuisine prepared by the talented head chef, Kobus van der Merwe, the restaurant was recognized as the Restaurant of the Year and the Best Off-Map Destination at the inaugural World Restaurants Awards.

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Proudly SA: Inside the local restaurant that was voted best in the world

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Nestled on its perch atop the Wolfgat cave, the restaurant has become lauded for its bold tastes and combinations of flavours which put a tasty spin on conventional fine-dining. Their contemporary spin on traditional dishes is exciting and has been described as well worth the visit, found.

Chef Kobus also sources a lot of his ingredients from the area which is known for its vegetation, thereby creating fresh and delicious dishes.

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Dining at Wolfgat is like taking all your sense on an adventure, as it boasts gorgeous views of the West Coast landscape with the faint smell of the salty ocean.

The awards ceremony was a moving affair and South Africans got the feels watching beloved South African presenter, Lorna Maseko present the proud Chef Kobus with his award.

Patrons can also experience a touch of culture through Wolfgat’s eclectic wine and beer selection which provides insight into the history of the Swartland region in the Western Cape.

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