Located in a classic and stylish Georgian-style house on Orange Street, Societi Bistro is a charming and stylish hangout for locals and tourists to enjoy a great atmosphere and top quality dishes. The house that was turned into the restaurant was built in 1813 and is often referred to as a ‘sanctuary for Capetonians and visitors looking for a home away from home’. Not only can you enjoy a lovely meal, but it is also the perfect place to enjoy the company of family and friends.
The word ‘bistro’ originally referred to a small restaurant serving simple meals in a modest setting, and was mostly defined by the type of foods that they served: French home-style cooking and slow-cooked foods. Over time, the definition of the word has evolved and is now a way of describing an establishment that serves wholesome food in an urban setting.
On top of their festive atmosphere, their dishes are prepared with locally sourced, organic ingredients. Although the standard meals at Societi are always available and delicious, they appreciate the fact that trends are always changing and have a specials board with new creations, and also give customers the option to send specific dietary requirements 48 hours in advance, so the chefs can do their best to accommodate requests.
Popular items on the menu include their prawns, sirloin, pork belly, duck breast and, of course, all of their lovely pasta dishes – Societi has something for everyone. Their wine list also provides a selection from the best estates in the Western Cape and, like the food menu is supplemented with a rotating stock of the owners’ favourites.
For something a little different and more intimate, Societi offers you a vibey and lively space for drinks, music and canapés called ‘The Snug’. This is a secret space accommodating a maximum of 50 people and can be reserved for birthdays, functions or cocktail parties.
If you are looking for a mix of a fantastic atmosphere, friendly staff and great food – Societi Bistro should be next on your list. For more information or to make a booking visit their website.