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Top 10 Restaurants in Pinelands

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Pinelands boasts a solid variety of eateries which locals love to frequent.

Whether you are looking for a quick & simple bite to eat or the fine dining culinary experience you’ll be sure to find it in Pinelands.

We have compiled a list of the ones worth popping into for a taste should you be new to the area or just passing through.


Restaurants in Howard Centre, Pinelands.

Pizzeria Villagio

sliced pizza with beer on a table top

Trattoria-style Italian restaurant serving thin-based pizza, pasta, lasagne and deserts.

There is a broad selection of wines and craft beers on the menu which can be enjoyed in Villagios comfortable, cosy and vibrant social setting.

Be sure to inquire about their daily chef specials.

Find Pizzeria Villagio’s business hours and contact information here.


Saltwater Grill

seafood muscles in a pot with glass of wine.

This humble and exceptionally well managed family-run seafood bistro is tucked away just outside of Howard Center and provides Pinelands with its own little seaside experience.

Albeit a seafood restaurant, Saltwater Grill offers a wide variety of other dishes such as burgers, steaks, some cheeky dessert options and a wide selection of wines and craft beers to enjoy with your food.

Saltwater Grill is famous for running unbelievable combo deals and specials which tend to get the locals attention and therefore it may be a good idea to book before visiting.

Find Saltwater Grill Pinelands business hours and contact information here.


Simply Asia

spice Thai food prawn and mushroom soup in soup bowl.

If you are up for some spicy food or sushi then Simply Asia in Pinelands offers a unique Thai dining experience. The restaurant has an easy going family-friendly atmosphere and menu catering for all age groups.

While this Thai style food chain is very seldom buzzing with patrons you can always expect a friendly welcome upon arrival for a sit-down meal or to collect your takeaways.

You can view the Simply Asia opening hours, menu and specials online via their website.


Cincinnati Spur Steak Ranch

Spur Steak Ranch Sizzling Burger Patties on Fiery Grill

This beloved South African restaurant chain requires no introduction. Spur steak ranches are famous for their Monday burger special and breakfast special.

Cincinnati Spur is situated on the second floor of Howard Center (Above Woolworths) and is a perfect breakfast, lunch or dinner spot for families.

See here for Cincinnati Spur Howard Centre Pinelands business hours.


Restaurants around Central Square, Pinelands.

Cafe Nouveau

Cafe Nouveau in Pinelands cake selection

Cafe Nouveau is a charming family-run cafe & coffee shop situated at Central Square in Pinelands.

If a traditional bacon and eggs breakfast or a tasty toasted sandwich for lunch in a calm and casual atmosphere is what you after then Cafe Nouveau will have you more than covered.

Find opening hours and contact information here.


Mr Fish

Fried fish and chips with tartar sauce and lemon.

A local favourite. This fisheries & takeaway in Pinelands serves the freshest hake, snoek, prawns & calamari around. Mr Fish give customers the option to have their fish deep fried or grilled in olive oil.

We highly recommend ordering a generous portion of slap chips with salt and vinegar.

Other menu items include burgers, gatsbys and vetkoek.

Click here for Mr. Fish opening hours and contact information.


Magica Roma

Spaghetti noodles and tomatoes on plate.

Authentic Italian food served in a warm, cosy & friendly atmosphere. Magica Roma is perfect for wining & dining family and business associates or celebrating a special occasion.

This trendy restaurant holds an impeccable reputation with its popularity stretching far and wide. So much so that it is not uncommon to spot celebrities enjoying a traditional Italian meal and glass of wine. Highly attentive and knowledgeable waitrons are sure to keep you looked after with partners Ezio and Franco at the helm.

Booking is essential.

Find Magica Roma business hours and contact details here.


Ou Meul

Coffee cups on table with cactus plant.

While fairly new to the neighbourhood Ou Meul in Pinelands has quickly caught on as a popular spot for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The restaurant is situated in a trendy and newly renovated ex-police station building, rich with history shining through in strategically preserved architecture.

The menu offers a variety of pizzas, burgers, salads, health bowls, sandwiches, sourdough bread, ciabattas, croissants and rusks.

To top it all off Ou Meul has partnered with Bootlegger Coffee and serves a freshly roasted bean to cup blend by a professional barista.

Find Ou Muel Pinelands branch open times and contact information here.


Restaurants in Ndabeni, Morningside Road Pinelands.

Hoghouse Brewing Co

Hoghouse Brewing Co meat platter on board with craft beer.

Just a stone throw outside of Pinelands in an industrial area called Ndabeni you will find Hoghouse Brewing Co.

If the thought of eating delicious smoked Texan barbecue grub and homemade style bread while drinking only the freshest craft beers on tap from a brewery on the premises gets you excited, then you are going to want to check this place out.

Vegan and Vegetarian options are available on the menu.

Booking is essential.

Hoghouse Brewing Co opening hours and contact information here.


The Bomb Shelter

Beer taps in bar or pub.

The Bombshelter Brewpub by Sunrise Circle in Ndabeni is an underground bunker-style bar, restaurant and live music venue serving some of the best wood-fired pizzas, burgers, ribs around.

In general, it’s a great spot to pop into for a pint after a long day or catch some live sport on the big screen.

The Bombshelter Brewpub open times and contact information here.

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