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Ball ito Business Centre· Ball ito

Drive· Ball ito • KwaZulu-Natal

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Get It Balli to· Umhlanga is distributed

free of charge in Ballito, Salt Rock,

Umhlali, Umdloti, Tongaat, Umhlanga

Rocks, Umhlanga Ridge and Gateway

Published by The North

Coast Courier

LIFESTYLE EAT STREET

3 45 Eat Street

3 Alchemy

3 Beira Alta

4 Katmandu

4 Loaf Cafe

4 Lupa

5 Mythos Ballito

5 Peron Peron

5 Robsons

6 Salsa Ball ito

6 Zaras Cafe

LIFESTYLE MARKET

8 Bird & Co.

8 Fish

8 Science of Coffee

9 Scoop

9 Taylor's Meats

9 The Deli

10 The Juice Kitchen

10Tree

10 Yoli's Bakery

PEARLS MALL

12 Cafe La PI age

12 Daruma

12 Doppio Zero

13 Incredible India

13 Mochachos

LET'S EAT

15 AI Pescatore Italian Restaurant

14&15 Beverly Hills Hotel

15&21 Chateau Gateaux

17 Digs Kitchen

17 Impulse by the Sea

17 Pizza Perfect

19 Rain Farm

19 Sawagat

16&19 Simbithi Country Club

20Toast

18&20 Turn 'n Tender

20 We are Food

22 Gianni's

24 Lifestyle Super Spar

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EAT STREET

Experience discernment made simple at 45 on Eat

Street- a place for Ball ito families and friends to

connect and feel comfortable in a sophisticated,

yet casual environment. The attention to detail

is evident in the stunning decor and design, the

crockery and cutlery, the incredible food and

plating, and the superb service, all culminating in

a polished yet uncomplicated dining experience.

At 45 on Eat Street you can be with the ones you

cherish, share incredible food, great conversation

and good music. Take it slow ... and make it count!

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre 087 460 0085 I

info@45oneatstreet.co.za

Alchemy is all about celebrating craft booze!

Inspired by tradition and moved by innovation,

the team at Alchemy proudly stock craft drinks

produced in South Africa, with a strong focus on gin,

of course. And, you don't need to be a 'gintellectual'

to enjoy this complex spirit -simply try one of their

house combos, gin-based cocktails, tasting boards,

or check out the gin selection at the bar and speak

to their team for inspiration. Soak up the drinks

with some of their simple but delicious tapas-style

snacks.

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre I

032 648 0032 I info@blackstrapcraft.com

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Beira Alta is a family owned and operated restaurant

that was established in 1999 and has been serving

the Ball ito community delicious, fresh and tasty

Portuguese food since 2003. The team at Beira

Alta take pride in using only quality ingredients

with family recipes passed down from generation

to generation, which have evolved over time into

Portuguese cuisine with a distinct spicy African

influence. Come sit back, relax and enjoy their

flame-grilled free-range chickens or pan-fried

prawns smothered in mom's secret peri peri sauce!

Details: Balli to Lifestyle Centre I 032 946 2388 I

ballito@beiraalta.co.za

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Katmandu is a beautiful and interesting restaurant

situated in the Ballito Lifestyle Centre's Eat Street.

The brain child of long-time restaurateur Robbie

Mitchell, Katmandu tells the story of Johnny, a

successful businessman with a keen eye for design

who, at the age of 50, gave up a successful career

and travelled to the Himalayas to 'find himself~

Drawing from his favourite dishes from around the

world, he has now created a restaurant with top

international cuisine in an exquisite environment.

With their own coffee blend and an in-house

brewery, Katmandu is the perfect place to enjoy a

lazy family lunch, romantic dinner or fun night out!

Details: Ball ito Lifestyle Centre I 087 460 0079 I

info@katmandu.durban

FARM TO FORK

Loaf Cafe and Gin Bar is an innovative eatery

at the Ball ito Lifestyle Centre, which combines

delicious home-cooked food with fabulous gin

cocktails- and really good coffee. Having won the

coffee award for two years running, they are very

proud of their baristas and freshly baked cakes on

offer. The fully stocked bar now has the popular

"Jack Black" draught. The Loaf Cafe team never

compromise on quality and, as such, have a loyal

customer base who keep coming back. Now, with

the centre construction at an end, guests can again

look forward to enjoying the usual peaceful, homely

space, and relaxed evening vibe!

Details: Balli to Lifestyle Centre I 032 946 1985

LUPA Ballito is a neighbourhood trattoria that serves

up delicious Italian food with generosity and warm

hospitality. Whether you share in a casual family

meal of pizza or pasta with a carafe of house wine,

meet friends at the bar area for a craft beer or preor-post-dinner

cocktails, or experience delectable

shellfish with clients, LUPA is all about coming

together, relaxing and sharing long meals and

flavoursome food in a fun, inviting environment.

Homemade pasta, wood-fired pizza, organic

free-range chickens and the finest veal all add to

the authentic Italian experience. Details: Ballito

Lifestyle Centre I 087 357 7409 I

shorne@lupaballito.co.za

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MYTH OS

Live Your Myth

MYTH OS BALLITO

Set in gorgeous surroundings at the Ball ito Lifestyle

Centre, Mythos has fast become renowned for

its authentic Greek cuisine and excellent service.

Drawing upon a wealth of family recipes, and

insisting upon importing all key ingredients

from Greece, this authentic culinary approach

has garnered Mythos a number of awards and

accolades. At Mythos you can expect fabulous Greek

food, plus the warmth of the unique Greek culture

and tradition. Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre

032 940 0130 I ballito@mythos.co.za

Peron Peron is an authentic Argentinian grill with

an emphasis on the flavours of Buenos Aires. Their

forte is aged steaks cooked in front of you on open

fires over wood and charcoal, and signature dishes

include charcoal-grilled fillet on the bone, ribeye

and picanha. They also have great whole baby

chicken and prawns. The dishes are served with salt,

chimichurri and a salsa criolla at your table, so you

can enjoy the true flavour of the meat and produce.

The restaurant is unique with amazing wall art and

a mix of rustic and classic furnishings, truly bringing

Buenos Aires alive. Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre I

087 460 0053 I info@peronperon.co.za

As one of South Africa's oldest craft breweries, which

pioneered bottle conditioned beers in South Africa

and introduced beer lovers to IPA's, Steam Beer and

sparkling ales, Robsons is now firmly established in

Ballito! Motivated by the wide variety of craft beers

produced around the world, the Stewart family of

Shongweni set out to create their own handcrafted

beer using only the finest ingredients in natural

processes, with no artificial additives. Just real, good

beer for real beer lovers. Enjoy good food and fine

craft beers in the beautifully fashioned Robsons

restaurant and bar at the edge of The Market at the

Balli to Lifestyle Centre. Details: Ballito Lifestyle

Centre I 087 354 9075

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Looking for a Mexican taste explosion? Salsa at the

Ball ito Lifestyle Centre offers authentic Mexican

recipes and traditional cooking methods- all the

way from the West Coast of the USA! But what

makes the Salsa experience truly special is the

inspired, healthy, modern twist they give each of

their signature dishes. Of course, no fiesta would be

complete without delicious refreshments!

Satisfy your thirst with fresh-pressed juices,

signature cocktails and custom range of craft

tequilas. Bring your tastebuds to the fiesta -and

let the flavours of Mexican food dance upon your

tongue!

Details: Ballito Lifestyle Centre I 032 815 0500 I

ballito@salsamexicangrill.co.za

Zaras Cafe is a much-loved, trendy eatery at the

Ballito Lifestyle Centre. Crisp and clean, the decor

lends itself to blue skies and great weather- and

you can choose to be seated indoors or out. Their

well-thought-out menu offers a tempting array

of continental-style dishes with Greek, Italian and

South African influences that include extraordinary

and unique breakfasts, salads, speciality meals,

delectable pastries and breads, and rich aromatic

coffees. Let Maro and her team introduce you to

real, robust flavours and treat you to a bit of Greek

passion and taste in Ballito!

Details: Balli to Lifestyle Centre I 032 586 3204

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Incredibly delicious free-range chicken and

satisfying hearty pizza are what the trendy Bird & Co

have to offer! Well-known owner of BBM Cafe in Salt

Rock, Christo, has been in the restaurant industry

for more than 15 years and has rounded up some

of his favourite mouth-watering dishes to bring his

chicken and pizza concept to the Lifestyle Centre

Market. On offer are: half chickens, chicken strips,

wings, thighs, chicken livers, chicken burgers and,

for the pizza lovers, choose from their Traditional

Pizzas or Gourmet Pizzas or, why not try one of their

special Bird & Co Signature Pizzas!

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

087 354 9067 I info@birdandcoballito.co.za

www.birdandcoballito.co.za

If you're looking for delectably fresh seafood,

then pay a visit to FISH at The Market at Ball ito

Lifestyle Centre. Local restaurateur Anton Petzer has

collaborated with well-known food doyenne Jacqui

Rey to bring the most delicious seafood and sushi

to The Market. Diners can select their freshly-made

sushi piece-by-piece, or tuck into lightly battered

fish and chips, calamari or fishcakes with a Thai

dipping sauce. You can also choose from a selection

of fresh fish (caught and supplied daily) or frozen

seafood to take home.

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

087 354 3927 I info@fishballito.co.za I

www.fishba 1/ito.co.za

SCIENCE OF COFFEE

Science of Coffee is the home of specialty roasters

who love great coffee! The Science of Coffee store

in The Market is operated by Yoli's and sells only the

highest quality coffee beans from Africa.

Passionately driven by science, Science of Coffee

micro-roasts coffee to an art. Sample coffee beans

from different locations, pick up your favourite daily

brew to enjoy on site or take with you, or select a

specialty roast to enjoy at home. You'll be sure to

enjoy a chat with one of the baristas or bump into a

friend while you do!

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I 032

648 0031 I info@yolis.co.za

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Established in Salt Rock in 2014, the team at Scoop

make all of their ice creams by hand on the stove

top- and they even bake and roll the cones by

hand! The ice creams are made using fresh Jersey

milk and cream from the KZN Midlands and the

previously disadvantaged ladies in the Scoop

kitchen conjure up to 15 incredible flavours at a

time, including 70% Chocolate, Madagascan Vanilla

and Butter Salted Popcorn, to name a few. They also

have a wide range of sorbets (all vegan-friendly and

made with real fruit) as well as delicious waffles,

milkshakes or Steampunk Coffee!

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

082 3071096

TAYLOR'S MEATS & MORE

Taylor's have become well known for their great

breakfasts and classic wholesome restaurant food

including; lamb chops, steak, chicken kebabs, pork

ribs and marrow bones. Gather your friends and

family, choose your cut of meat and do your next

lunch or dinner shisanyama style. Taylor's offers

natural meat, which means it's free from growth

hormones, stimulants and routine antibiotics.

They also offer grass-reared Greenfields free range

beef, Wagyu beef and Angus- and all steaks are

intentionally aged for a minimum of 21 days using

both the wet aged and dry aged methods.

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

032 586 1799 I info@taylorsmeat.co.za

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Located in a beautiful corner of The Market, The

Deli offers all the wares you would expect to find

in an authentic European deli, including delectable

Italian cured meats, German smoked sausages and

traditional salamis. They also have a wide range of

local, imported and specialty cheeses and unique

pickles and condiments to complement your meat

or cheese board. The Deli has become famous for

its delicious eisbeins and tasty sauerkraut, and has

recently introduced other eat-on-site offerings such

as Wurst Rolls, Piled-High Deli Rolls and cheese and

charcuterie boards.

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

078 325 2973 I info@marketdeli.co.za

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THE JUICE KITCHEN

The Juice Kitchen is an organic, cold-pressed

juice business born out of a genuine passion

for providing the body with the highest quality

nutrition available. The Juice Kitchen grows and

bottles all their 'liquid sunshine' under organic

principles on their farm in Summerveld, Hillcrest.

The juices are raw, organic and cold-pressed and

provide your body with the best possible nutrition.

The Juice Kitchen is home to the famous ginger

shot and they now also have a full vegan food

offering, consisting of freshly-made Buddha bowls,

vegetarian sushi, vegan sandwiches, protein balls,

kale chips and soups.

Details: The Market, Ball ito Lifestyle Centre I

info@thejuicekitchen.co.za 1082 344 8796 I

0818286387

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Tree Natural Cafe's philosophy is about living life

naturally. In an age where so much illness and

disease is present, Tree Cafe's focus is on nutrient

dense foods, juices and smoothies, prepared with

thought and care. Come find health, happiness and

delicious food at Tree Cafe today.

As a leading natural cafe, they are passionate about

providing you with natural and fresh food to help

you live a healthy lifestyle.

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

0783252973

Yoli's Bakery is a family-run artisan bakery that was

established on the North Coast three years ago.

Try their delicious breakfast bagels or a treat from

their new sandwich menu. And don't forget to

add a steaming cup of freshly ground flavour from

Science of Coffee. They are a theatre-style bakery

where clients can witness the talented local staff in

action. They produce everything from scratch on

site and use only the best ingredients in their bakes

-absolutely no premixes, preservatives or chemical

enhancers. They offer a huge range of breads,

sourdoughs, international favourites and also

traditional SA bakes, not to mention some goodies

truly unique to Yoli's.

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I

0326480031

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Who doesn't love a plate of sticky, hot chicken wings? Whip these up and serve them with a yummy blue

cheese dip the next time you have friends around- and may we suggest pairing them with a glass of crisp,

white wine ...

STICKY HOT WINGS WITH BLUE CHEESE DIP

(Serve with Spier Signature Chenin Blanc)

Marinade (serves 4)

• 1/4 cup (60ml) tomato sauce (ketchup)

• 3/4 cup (180ml) smoky BBQ sauce

• 15-30ml (1-2 tablespoons) Sriracha sauce

(or hot chilli sauce)

• 15ml (1 tablespoon) Worcestershire sauce

• 30ml (2 tablespoons) dark brown sugar

(muscovado or demerara)

• Sml (1 teaspoon) smoked paprika

• 2,5ml (1 /2 teaspoon) salt

• About 16 chicken wings, for covering in the

marinade

• For the dip:

• 1 OOg blue cheese, crumbled

• 1 cup (250m I) thick sour cream or creme

fraiche

• 1/4 cup (60ml) mayonnaise

• 15-30 ml (1-2 tablespoons) milk

• 1Om I (2 teaspoons) lemon juice (or apple

cider vinegar)

• Salt and pepper to taste

Method:

1. Make the sticky marinade: In a medium size

mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the

marinade (except the chicken) and mix together.

Pour over the chicken wings in a sealable container

and marinate for 30 to 60 minutes (or longerovernight).

2. Preheat the oven to 200°(. Line a roasting tray

with foil, then arrange the marinated wings in a

single layer. Roast for 30 minutes, then remove from

the oven and use a pastry brush to brush with more

marinade. Return to the oven, and keep on brushing

every 10 minutes until the wings are very tender and

the edges are dark, glossy and sticky. Remove from

the oven and serve hot or at room temperature.

3. Make the dip while the chicken is roasting. Mix all

the ingredients in a food processor and until smooth

and thick (thin it with a little milk if it's too thick).

Keep any leftovers refrigerated in a covered glass jar.

Perfectly paired with ...

The Spier Signature Chen in is both crisp and fruity

with green guava, pear, apple and hints of litchi

on the nose. It has a well-balanced palate and a

strong finish. Maturation occurred on the fine lees

for another three months to give extra body and

elegance. The wine is unoaked. Details: Available a

t leading liquor outlets, R52.

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II LET'S EAT THE PEARLS OF UMHLANGA MALL

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CAFE LA PLAGE

IF you're looking for a luxurious, cosmopolitan

French restaurant and bar overlooking Umhlanga

promenade ... then this is it. A fine dining restaurant

that places as much importance on food and service

as they do on the music, guests are sure to have a

memorable night out at Cafe La PI age at The Pearls

Mall. For exceptional service, delicious memories

and the most exclusive vi be with their La PI age

Records DJ's & music, make your booking today!

Details: 031 561 9999 reservations@cafelap/age.

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Established in 1986, Daruma was the first authentic

Japanese restaurant in South Africa. With meals

freshly prepared as you order them, this Japaneseowned

restaurant allows guests to experience

Teppenyaki prepared in front of them and has

a Japanese head chef who uses only the best

quality in-season ingredients. The qualified cocktail

barmen and excellent service make this traditional

restaurant a must-visit for locals and holidaymakers.

Details: 031 561 13421 Sarah 064 652 5913 I

kajikawa@gmail.com

The first serving of the brand in KZN, Doppio Zero

at The Pearls Boutique Mall showcases a beautiful

on-site bakery with freshly prepared artisan breads

and retail items baked daily. The contemporary,

open plan restaurant combines elegance with a

relaxed, home-away-from-home style of dining. Best

known for their great coffee, free Wi-Fi, delicious

light lunches and moreish dinners, the location

offers a wonderful dining experience for families

and friends. A mere three-minute walk from the

beach, it's the perfect escape for healthy smoothies,

a refreshing snack or a light beach lunch. Doppio

Zero has you covered.

Details: 010 900 3173 I umh/anga@doppio.co.za

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II LET'S EAT THE PEARLS OF UMHLANGA MALL

INCREDIBLE INDIA

Spanning over 1 o,ooofe in the Pearls Mall

Umhlanga, Incredible India offers a unique fine

dining experience. Come and enjoy true Indian style

food and exotic dishes from the well-planned and

perfectly balanced menu. All dishes are prepared

and served fresh. The restaurant also makes for a

perfect event and conferencing facility and can

accommodate up to 150 people. Private rooms are

also available for smaller functions.

Details: 010 900 30 70 I

Am it: 081 038 5152 I

amit@theincredibleindia.co.za I

Sona:083 7801777 I

sona@theincredibleindia.co.za

With their first store opening in Pretoria in 1994,

Mochachos was one of the first outlets in South

Africa to offer authentic Mexican dishes. The

Mochachos Chicken Villages combine Mexicanflavoured

flame grilled chicken with a specialised

Mexican menu. The rich colours and warm

ambience add to the Mexican vi be and the 'real'

food experience. Not just about chicken, Mochachos

is about pride, passion, courage, integrity and most

of all, family.

Details: Pearls Mall I 010 900 3166 I

mochachospearls@gmail.com I

www.mochachos.com

800 parking spaces available 145m ins FREE parking I Ample secure parking close to the beach

Mon- Sat: 09h00 -18h00 Sun & Public Holidays: 09h00 -16h00

www.thepearls.co.za I facebook.com/thepearlsmall

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Terms and Conditions:

·Offer is subject to availability and valid until13 December2019 only. • Minimum of 3 night stay per property is required. • Offer not applicable to more than 2 rooms, the above rate is applicable

to a maximum of 2 people sharing. • Package is quoted in SA Rands and Rates are nett and non commissionable and includes VAT at 15% but excludes 1% Tourism Levy which will be charged.

Reservations confirmed on a pre-paid rate are subject to a 100% cancellation fee should they be modified or cancelled. • Rates are subject to change without prior notice.

• Standard Tsogo Sun terms and conditions apply.

BEVER__LY HILLS

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Established in 1989, AI Pescatore is nothing short of

an institution in Ball ito. The stunning Italian-inspired

restaurant is situated upstairs on the beachfront and

offers amazing close up views of the Indian Ocean

and diners are often treated to a show by passing

dolphins. The menu offers a range of tasty, creative

meals with a twist and there are new specialities

available every day. Make sure you pop in and enjoy

one of their famous cocktails whilstsoaking up the

breathtaking scenery.

Details: 14 Edward Place, Ballito I 032 946 357.

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL

The award-winning Beverly Hills Hotel, which first

opened its doors in 1964, has become synonymous

with elegance, gracious hospitality and intuitive

service. The hotel often plays host to royalty,

celebrities and captains of industry and offers

guests a choice of 89 beautifully appointed rooms.

Their restaurants offer fine cuisine, coupled with

superbly attentive service, from The Sugar Club's

signature seafood specialities, to trendy cocktails

enjoyed at the cosmopolitan Elements Cafe Bar,

there is something to suit every taste. For business

and leisure guests alike, the Beverly Hills is sure

to evoke an iconic sense of nostalgia, timeless

elegance, and romance.

Details: beverlyhil/s.reservations@tsogosun.com I

0315612211

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Since 1997, Chateau Gateaux's skilled pastry team

have been handcrafting their exquisite, superior

range of quality gateaux and desserts, using the

most exceptional ingredients available. When you

purchase a Chateau Gateaux masterpiece, expect

to indulge in a product bursting with flavour made

from the finest fresh cream, chocolate, fruits and

nuts. The delicacies are all handmade in a certified

IS022000 pastry kitchen, and every frozen factory

sealed product is Halaal-certified. They've spent

over two decades perfecting the art of sealed-in

freshness through a unique fresh flash frozen

process without any preservatives- and the retained

flavour and quality is guaranteed.

Details: www.chateaugateaux.co.za

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:·· · ·· · ·· · ·· ·· · · Clean, crisp dining at The Fig Tree Restaurant · · ·· ·· · ·· · ·· · ···:

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: Simbithi Country Club incorporates a selection of eateries, wedding and conference venues and, of course, :

: the unparalleled 18-hole Executive Golf Course. :

: The Fig Tree Restaurant is a place of community, family and relaxation. At the Fig , couples enjoy romantic :

: dinners, families gather over lunch and strangers leave as friends. Venture across to the Drop Zone Bar after :

: a round of golf for drinks, or enjoy sundowners with friends after work. :

: At the helm is Executive Chef Daryn Bowers, a member of the elite Chaine des R6tisseurs and the exclusive :

: Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Degustateurs (OMGD). Chef Daryn is joined by a team of seasoned, :

: multi-talented sous chefs; each of whom makes the Fig Tree an outstanding place to dine. :

: The Fig Tree is open to the public. :

www.simbithi.com I enquiries@simbithi.com I 0329465403

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The Digs Kitchen is a family friendly restaurant with

a fresh-from-the-earth approach where you can

enjoy indulgent treats and healthy meals, as well as

a range of kids' options. It's a space where everyone

can relax with a great coffee and wholesome

breakfast or lunch. Based at Sugar Rush Park, it's also

the ideal location for an action-packed day out with

family or friends with a range of activities to choose

from for both adults and children. At The Digs

Kitchen you can expect a welcoming atmosphere

coupled with delicious food and beverage offerings.

Details: 072 455 7285 I Caron@thedkgroup.co.za I

lnsta: @digskitchensr

IMPULSE BY THE SEA

For over 20 years Impulse by the Sea has let you

savour the unmistakeable flavour of the 'pukka'

Natal Curry that has transcended boundaries to gain

awe and recognition throughout South Africa and

beyond. It has become a household name, not only

in KZN, but across the country. Started on a whim

by Neville and Shamen Reddi, Impulse by the Sea

continues to be the favourite curry restaurant on the

coast with their signature prawn curry, still a firm

favourite, followed by lamb, crab, fish, chicken and

prawn and butter chicken.

Details: 032 554 4626 I 072 790 8901 I

impulse@telkomsa.net

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PIZZA PERFECT SALT ROCK

When the very first Pizza Perfect base was tossed

into the air, pizza had already been around for a

very long time. Reinventing it was pointless, so

we've spent the last 30 years perfecting it instead.

The open kitchen means you can watch as your

pizza is crafted from scratch using quality toppings,

hand-stretched dough and a generous covering of

top-quality cheese. Pop it into a roaring, woodfired

oven and what comes out is nothing short of

magical. You can always expect a real, authentic

pizza from Pizza Perfect.

Details: New Mount Rich more Shopping Centre,

Salt Rock Drive, Salt Rock I 032 525 4020 I

www.pizzaperfect.co.za

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032 586 0975

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Experience a touch of Africa just 15 minutes inland

from Ball ito. With its 300-hectare wildlife sanctuary,

Rain Farm has an informal restaurant, situated

alongside the rock pool, with a variety of mouthwatering

dishes to choose from. Enjoy the views

while you eat or take on a game of pool in the

fully stocked bar while the little ones are kept busy

on the jungle gym or playing mini golf. There are

game drives and trail walks and you can book into

a self-catering cabin or tree top tent for a wildlife

getaway. Enquire about private bush dinners kids'

party packages!

Details: 032 815 1050 I 083 352 6830 I

info@rainfarm.co.za I www.rainfarm.co.za

The popular Sawagat restaurant is located in

downtown Ball ito, a minute's walk from the beach.

With weekly specials and very competitive pricing,

Sawagat also caters for functions, both inside

and outside the restaurant, with great rates. Their

Durban-style curries and bunny chows, as well as

other North Indian delicacies provide for a variety

of mouth-watering options. Enquire about your

catering needs in store.

Details: 27 Sandra Road, Balli to I 032 586 1384 I

www.sawagat.co.za

SIMBITHI COUNTRY CLUB

Simbithi Country Club incorporates a selection of

eateries, wedding and conference venues and an

unparalleled 18-hole executive Golf Course. The

Fig Tree Restaurant (open to the public) is a place

of community, family and relaxation. Couples

enjoy romantic dinners, families gather over lunch

and strangers leave as friends. The Drop Zone

Bar is perfect for a round of drinks after golf or

sun downers after work. Executive Chef Daryn

Bowers (a member of the elite Chaine des R6tisseurs

and the Ordre Mondial des Gourmets Degustateurs

(OMGD)) and his talented team make the Fig Tree an

unforgettable place to dine.

Details: 032 946 5403 I enquiries@simbithi.com I

www.simbithi.com

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TOAST is a celebration of good old-fashioned

values and the very best of local. Toast is a

welcoming space that showcases the best of our

local producers. You'll find raw juices, freshly roasted

coffees as well as all sorts of delicious meals and

nibbles, from our famed artisanal sandwiches to our

decadent classic cakes. And in between feasting,

shop for bespoke, designer goods from homeware

to gifts. A tribute to all things crafted, cared for and

created from scratch, Toast is the perfect place to

meet up, start your day or end it. Here's to life, good

food and great company.

Details: Balli to Lifestyle Centre I info@toastballito.

co.za I 032 648 0030 www.toastballito.co.za I

Facebook: ToastBa /lito

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STEAKHOUSE

The story of Turn 'n Tender is the story of the four

Aaron brothers who opened their first steakhouse

in Johannesburg in 1977. It was a restaurant

that redefined what an exceptional steakhouse

experience could be. Their recipe for success is

simple: serve up an unrivalled dining experience

that revolves around a love of great steak and

exceptional taste in wines. Take a seat in any Turn 'n

Tender branch and you'll experience a stylish and

sophisticated atmosphere, ideal for any occasion.

What is certain is that Turn 'n Tender offers an

unmatched dining experience that you'll remember

long after it's over.

Details: Balito Junction I 032 586 0975 I ballito@

turnntender.co.za I Chartwell Drive I 031 5611031 I

umhlanga@turnntender.co.za

Don't feel like eating out? Then eat in with We are

Food. This is the place to find a variety of delicious

home-cooked frozen meals ready to be heated and

served- it's like having a restaurant in the comfort

of your home! Visit our stores at Balli to Lifestyle

Centre and Glenore Centre, or order online at http://

www.wearefood.co.za. Claim a 10% discount by

presenting this voucher in store or use the coupon

code EATOUT19 when you order online (one

discount valid per customer until 31 May 20 19).

Details: The Market, Balli to Lifestyle Centre I Shop

10 Glen ore Centre, Glenashley I 084 211 2312 I

info@wearefood.co.za

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Gateway Theatre of Shopping

Liberty Midlands Mall

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PATISSERIES:

Cresta Shopping Centre

Glenfair Boulevard, Lynnwood

Menlyn Park Shopping Centre

Riverside Centre, Bryanston,

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An Italian Continental Restaurant for the whole family to enjoy. Gianni's Ristorante

serves a wonderfu I variety of Mediterranean and true South African favorites in their

Seafood, Grills, Pizza & Pasta! With one of the best locations and sea-views on the coast

it is a destination in Ballito that you certainly have to visit!


CHOCOLATE PARFAIT WITH GRANADILLA MOUSSE

If you're eating in, instead of out, and are looking for a show-stopping d~ssert to wow your din,ner guests

then you have to try Simbithi Country Club's Fig Tree Restaurant execut1ve chef Daryn Bowers decadent

Chocolate Parfait. It will not disappoint!

CHOCOLATE PARFAIT

Ingredients

• 7 egg yolks

• 125g icing sugar

• 200g dark chocolate

• 300g butter

• 1 OOg cocoa powder

• 175g icing sugar

• SOOml cream, whipped

Method

1. Melt the chocolate in a double boiler.

2.1n another bowl, cream together the egg yolks

and 125g icing sugar.

3.1n a sauce pan, gently melt the butter and cool

slightly. Add the cocoa powder and 175g icing sugar.

Stir to remove any lumps.

4. Add the melted chocolate to the egg yolk mixture

and then add the melted butter mixture. Work

quickly, as the mixture will begin to thicken.

5. Quickly fold in the whipped cream.

6. Place in moulds and leave to set.

GRANADILLA MOUSSE

Ingredients

• 1 cup cream

• 375g condensed milk

• 1 cup granadilla pulp

• 1 tbsp powdered gelatin, soaked in 60ml

water

• 2 egg whites, whipped until stiff

• 2 ml salt

Method

1. Whip cream until soft peaks form. Fold through

condensed milk and pulp until well combined.

2. Heat gelatin until melted and whisk into cream

mixture.

3. Whisk egg whites and salt to soft peak stage and

fold into granadilla mixture. Pour into serving dishes

and set in the fridge for 2-3 hours before serving.

4. Serve topped with extra granadilla

GARNISH- CHEF'S TIP

Play around with, nuts, berries, edible flowers,

chocolate discs or tuilles- imagination is the key! I

use clear transparency paper or a silicone sheet to

mould my chocolate. If you have neither the time

nor chef's hands ... store-bought wafers will also

suffice. I won't tell anyone if you don't.

Recipe supplied by Simbithi Country Club's Fig

Tree Restaurant executive chef, Daryn Bowers. The

Fig Tree has an extensive A La Carte menu, with

breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

Details: 032 946 8360.

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