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Any new (Good) South African restaurants?

nezzie Sep 18, 2012 06:12 PM

Does anyone know of any restaurants that serve African game? (Kudu? Oryx? Impala?)
Also interested to find good "Bobotie" (may not have spelled it correctly) THANKS!

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    EBT Sep 19, 2012 02:00 PM

    Xai Xai is also South African, though not new. You'd probably have to settle for ostrich and bison there as well.

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    1. re: EBT
      Wilfrid Sep 19, 2012 09:21 PM

      Braai, from the same people as Xai Xai is a better place to eat. Xai Xai is more a wine bar than a restaurant.

    2. JungMann Sep 19, 2012 07:35 AM

      It's more of a winebar, but the food at Kaia is rather good, including the bobotie. You'll have to settle for ostrich and bison over kudu and oryx, though.

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      1. re: JungMann
        nezzie Sep 19, 2012 10:23 AM

        Thanks. I"ll check it out.( I thought it would probably be impossible to have the more exotic game here but I did get to try wildebeest, warthog, impala, springbok, kudu and oryx on my recent trip and though it would be great to have a chance again now that I'm home!) But good bobotie sounds great!

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