Western Cape restaurant makes global best list

By Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities:

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, has congratulated The Test Kitchen for being ranked as one of the world’s top restaurants.

The eatery, based in Woodstock, is the only South African restaurant to earn a place on the World’s 50 Best Restaurants for 2015. Test Kitchen came in at 28 on the annual list.

The awards were created by the British trade publication, Restaurant.

A group of almost 1 000 experts in the restaurant community from across the world, vote for the winning establishments.

This year’s final list was announced yesterday (1 June 2015) in London.

Minister Winde said the accolade would garner international exposure for The Test Kitchen and the destination as a whole.

“I would like to commend the Test Kitchen for delivering an excellent offering all round. This award is a great boost for our tourism sector.

“The Western Cape’s food services industry also plays a huge role in agri-processing and in our case, the high quality of our agri-processed goods is demonstrated by this award,” said Minister Winde.