Geet is an prize-winning family-run Indian restaurant located in Pretoria’s Brooklyn neighborhood. The venue is owned by the nationally celebrated chef and restaurateur Gita Jivan, who was the first Indian woman to open and own an establishment of this caliber in South Africa. Its menu is devoted to the Indian philosophy of using natural seasonal flavors in dishes that combine classic techniques with creativity and innovation. The freshest ingredients are put together with exotic spices in delicious recipes that honor the name of this restaurant: the word ‘geet’ in Hindi means ‘melodious poem’. Geet Indian Restaurant masters all styles of Indian cuisine together with a great care and attention.
Famous for its steaks, seafood, chowders and nourishing curries, Crawdaddy’s comfort food is a benchmark for locals and tourists. This bustling restaurant with colorfully decorated walls presents a vast and diverse menu characterized by generous portions and unusual flavor combinations. Opened in 1995, Crawdaddy’s offers great value and excellent quality for casual dining in a trendy atmosphere. Crawdaddy’s has three venues across the city (Brooklyn, Menlyn and Centurion). Bookings for all of them are highly recommended, especially at weekends.
Restaurant Mosaic is a gourmet destination for modern fine dining in South Africa. Mosaic is led by award-winning chef Chantel Dartnall, who personally meets diners to explain the menu and answer questions. It’s located in the spectacular Orient Hotel, hidden in the Crocodile River Valley in the lush Francolin Conservation Area. With an art nouveau style decor, Mosaic has an intimate atmosphere and an impressive wine cellar, with some of the best and most unusual wines. Its dishes are inspired by nature and European cuisine, using the best seasonal fresh produce in a la carte and tasting menus with a philosophy: passion, consistency and simplicity.