Press Room

Welcome in the press room of DiningCity South Africa. Please find our latest press releases below, as well as general info and facts and figures. If you have any questions or special requests, please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan Ursem at Label Orange: / +27 (0) 218139240.

Press releases

Press release 7 May 2013: DiningCity has gone nation wide

Press package

You are free to download our press package, which includes a fact sheet, our high res logo and image, all of which are free to use for any publications about DiningCity South Africa. Download

Fact sheet

  1. Concept
  2. USP’s
  3. Stats
  4. Social Media
  5. Contact

1. Concept

DiningCity is the leading international restaurant guide with a clutter-free database of carefully selected restaurants across the globe. It includes maps, menus, reviews and ratings. After successfully launching DiningCity in The Netherlands in 1998, countries in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia followed. South Africa was added late 2012 and currently hosts 600+ of South Africa’s best restaurants.

DiningCity is also the proud organizer of various culinary events including Restaurant Week, a worldwide successful concept which gives guests the chance to dine at top restaurants for a discounted set menu price. The second edition of the Restaurant Week South Africa will take place from 24 October – 3 November 2013. For more information about Restaurant Week South Africa please visit:

2. USP’s

The success of DiningCity is based on the clear presentation of its restaurants. The website is easy to navigate; each restaurant’s presentation has been brought back to the most important features, which include:
  • Description and pictures
  • Up to date menus
  • Reviews & ratings from guests
  • Contact details
  • Map & route to the restaurant
  • Calendar with specials
  • Easy booking request system
Secondly, DiningCity strives on the reviews and ratings of its guests, who help each other decide where to dine next. Anyone can review a restaurant by rating cuisine, service and atmosphere and writing a short explanation. Guests who made a booking through DiningCity are invited to review their experience automatically after their visit to the restaurant.

3. Stats

Because of its worldwide presence, DiningCity operates on a big scale. Some interesting stats:
  • 135.000+ unique visitors each month
  • 4.000+ restaurant bookings each month
  • 200.000+ restaurant reviews
  • 25.000+ restaurants worldwide
  • 600+ restaurants in South Africa

4. Social Media

DiningCity South Africa uses social media platforms Facebook and Twitter to interact with its followers and keep them up to date on specials, new restaurants, reviews, events and culinary news.

5. Contact

DiningCity has offices all over the world, its headquarters based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. DiningCity South Africa is based in Cape Town: