Described as African-inspired, with an overarching Japanese aesthetic, this 60-seater urban eatery has got many people talking.

The restaurant perches on the fifth floor, boasting sky-high views of Table Mountain and Lion’s Head. The interiors are sophisticated, warm, up-to-the-minute, with the kitchen in the centre of the space.

The restaurant’s fast-paced innercity location informs the menu – a condensed five-course kaiseki-style experience – with some of the most original wine pairings, courtesy of Jennifer (who spent 17 years at La Colombe as sommelier and manager).