Parev and Patt Yisrael baked goods are sensational. The best gefilte fish in Cape Town. Chicken soup to raise the dead. Supervised by the Beth Din.
174 Main Road, Sea Point. Tel: +27 (0)21 434 1116.
2Kaplan Centre Kitchen
Falafel, tahina based dips and all manner of pickles sell like hot cakes at this meat and Parev restaurant. Supervised by the Beth Din.
University of Cape Town, Rondebosch. Western Cape. Tel: +27 (0)21 650-2688.
3Franjelicas Kosher Restaurant
Beth Paletz and Fran Hosiosky serve milk dishes only. Baked pastas, deli style sandwiches, brilliant baked cheesecakes and a Bar One muffin that must not be missed. Supervised by the Beth Din.
5 Long Avenue, Glenhazel, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Tel 011 887 7675
4Nussbaums Mehadrin Kosher Butchery
The oldest and best Kosher butchery in Johannesburg has a tiny but delicious deli section at the front of the store. Supervision: Johannesburg Beth Din
434 Louis Botha Avenue, Corner Main Street, Rouxville; Tel: +27 (0)11 485 2303
5The Barrio Kosher Restaurant
Johannesburg’s smartest Kosher restaurant offering Gaudi-inspired décor and a melange of meat based Mediterranean, Thai and South African style dishes. Whiskey and a kosher wine list. Supervised by Beth Din.
80 Grant Ave. Norwood, Johannesburg, Gauteng. Tel: +27 (0)11 728 2577
6Jewish Museum Café
Cheesecake from heaven and a range of modern Israeli standards chickpea purée, falafel, pickled peppers and the like. Lovely Kosher cookbook shop attached to café. Supervised by Beth Din.
Jewish Museum, 88 Hatfield Street, Gardens Cape Town, Western Cape. Tel: +27 (0)21 465 1546
Kosher kiddies beg to come here for the fabulous milkshakes and superb pizzas. The take away section has challahs, bagels and a range of pastries to tempt the traveller. Supervised by Beth Din.
Mehadrin, 10 Bradfield Drive Fairmount, Johannesburg, Gauteng, Tel: +27 (0)11640 1564
Billed as the country's 'first' Kosher fine dining restaurant, this super-chic award-winning eatery oozes cosmopolitan style. Wonderful beef, sushi and tepanyaki. Plenty of whiskey and a few good Kosher wines. Shop 7, Baker Square West, Baker Street, Rosebank, Johannesburg. Tel: +27 (0)11 880 4153.
For super gregarious Kosher kids you cant do better than Mooz Brothers. This dairy based restaurant serves Moo-d food in the form of healthy wraps, sushi, pizza and pasta. Parev desserts moo, sorry too...Supervised by the Beth Din.
Morning Glen shopping centre in Gallo Manor. Tel: +27 (0)11 485 5589.
10New York Bagel
Delicious chopped liver, fabulous herring and kichel. Chicken soup worth getting sick for. Not entirely kosher – they trade on Saturday’s. 51 Regent Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, Western Cape. +27 (0)21 439 7523.