South Africa’s best restaurants reflect the dynamic & multicultural nature of our country. American Express recognises South Africa’s reputation for culinary excellence and has been at the forefront of supporting the vision to create exceptional dining experiences since 1978
American Express went all out at a dinner acknowledging and honouring the restaurateurs, chefs and those behind the scenes who make sure that travellers and foodies flock to our restaurants to experience the unique and wonderful blend of what is on trend.
This edition of the esteemed awards marked the introduction of a definitive list of the country’s most exceptional eateries by American Express. The authority on extraordinary experiences that see restaurants receive recognition – such as our local favourite Balata Restaurant at The Fairway Hotel grabbing one of the top spots & is part of this exclusive culinary club.
Winners of the Dining Awards were awarded based on: consistency, quality, service, food presentation and the underlying requirement of being an American Express Card-accepting restaurant.
General Manager Christopher Trimble from The Fairway Hotel said, “We are thrilled that American Express recognizes us once again. The 2018 | 2019 American Express® Dining Awards –JHB puts Balata right up there with the best restaurants in the country”.