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Reuben’s Restaurant & Bar

19 Huguenot Rd. , Oude Stallen Centre
Franschhoek , South Africa http://www.reubens.co.za/
27-21-876-3772

Franschhoek native Reuben Riffel is one of South Africa’s most beloved and innovative chefs—and his namesake restaurant, set on the quaint main street of his hometown, is a showroom for his cuisine. In the boldly decorated dining room (with red banquettes, white leather chairs, and a silver jet wing from an old DC-10 reimagined as a bar counter), Riffel serves up a frequently changing menu of striking, globally infused dishes: among the best are salt-and-pepper squid with a piquant Vietnamese nuoc cham dipping sauce; grilled stuffed quail with pickled grapes, tarragon, and couscous; and sugar-cured salmon with vanilla mayonnaise, caviar, and asparagus.

Insider Tip: Unusually for such a top-tier restaurant, Reuben’s serves breakfast every day—including a spectacular version of eggs Benedict with avocado and pancetta.

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