Foraged Food Restaurants in South Africa

Three award-winning restaurants in the Western Cape are elevating locally found fare

These are three of our favourite foraged food restaurants in South Africa…


Wolfgat, Paternoster

The winner of Off-Map Destination and Restaurant of the Year at the World Restaurant Awards 2019 expresses its coastal context with vegetation from the beach and other indigenous ingredients, and the vision of its chef Kobus van der Merwe.

Foliage, Franschhoek

Chef Chris Erasmus has a talent for creatively recasting humble, hyper-local and unusual ingredients.

Forage at Wildekrans, Overberg

Chef Greg Henderson’s menu is built around seasonal ingredients foraged from the surrounding pastures or sourced from local artisans and farmers within a 100km radius of the restaurant.