Renowned for its fusion of Asian and French Cuisine, La Colombe was recognised as one of the top 10 best fine dining restaurants in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveller Choice awards.

La Colombe, located in Constantia on Silvermist Estate has made it to the international rankings two years in a row, moving up from seventh position to sixth.

The acclaimed restaurant is no stranger to the limelight, having won numerous awards for its service and dedication to excellence, and also ranked as one of the top 10 restaurants in the country at the Eat Out awards for 2018.

TripAdvisor’s overview of La Colombe shows that the local fine dining spot has a 4.5 rating, with 85% of reviewers describing their experience there as “excellent”.

The restaurant’s kitchen is managed by the acclaimed executive head chef James Gaag, who has won several competitions, including the Sunday Times and Show Cook among others.

With a menu that reflects both local and international flavours, Gaag ensures that his creativity and the uniqueness of his dishes is experienced by La Colombe’s patrons.

In order to ensure each restaurant was ranked fairly in the 2018 TripAdvisor awards, data was collected from an algorithm measuring the quality and quantity of reviews for restaurants made by TripAdvisor users across the world in the period of one year.

The first place position was awarded to Au Crocodile, a restaurant located in Strasbourg, France. Au Crocodile provides an atmosphere that is pairs well with its refined menu, with classic paintings donning the walls. The award-winning restaurant dates back to 1801.

Many of the restaurants that made it onto TripAdvisor’ top 10 list are located in Europe.

Here are TripAdvior’s top 5 best fine dinning restaurants in the world

1. Au Crocodile Strasbourg, France 


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2. Martin Berasategui Lazaret, Spain 

3. El Celler de can Roca Girona, Spain 

4. Restaurant Sat Bains Nottingham, United Kingdom 


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5. Restaurant Benazuza Cancún, Mexico


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Here is a closer look at La Colombe:

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