Five Great Meal Deals

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I don’t know about you, but I tend to get very lazy about cooking. I know it’s not something to be proud of, but every now and then you just get a craving for something different… here are some deals that will keep your palates entertained while not breaking the bank (especially if you decide to make it a regular occurrence).

Banana Jam Café. Mondays: 2-for-1 on all pizzas and burgers. They have a wide range to choose from, as well as some (reasonably priced) cocktails and beers! The burgers come with a side of fries and onion rings. (Kenilworth, 021 674 0186)

Greens. Wednesday: R20 gets you a chargrilled beef or chicken burger, served with chips; a 20cm classic pizza (no swopping of toppings); or the pasta of the day, served with a choice of penne or linguine pasta. (Gardens, 021 422 4415)

Radish Restaurant. Monday: 30% off all gourmet burgers. Tuesday: Sirloin and wine for only R90. Wednesday: 30% off all steaks. Thursday: Free dessert with any main. Friday: 30% off all starters. A week full of specials… what more could you ask for? (Stellenbosch, 021 865 2456)

Ferrymans. Sunday: pork roast for R55. A delicious way to end off a busy week! They also have a lunch time buffet available daily from 12:00 until 15:00, as well as a ‘Burger and Castle Draught’ lunch time deal for only R75. (V&A Waterfront, 021 419 7748)

Pollsmoor Restaurant Idlanathi. For something completely different, why not make your way down to the Pollsmoor Prison to have a meal made by Pollsmoor cooks and chefs. They’re open from Monday to Sunday 07:45 until 14:00, serving breakfast (R16 – R27), sandwiches (R6 – R19) and mains (R20 – R60). No tipping allowed. (Tokai, 021 700 1270)

Lexi joined the Good Taste team as an intern at the begining of June 2012. Lexi studied journalism and has a passion for photography and travel, and one day plans to join all three loves by working as a travel photojournalist.

 Lexi has an addiction to sushi and Mexican food and if someone opened a restaurant selling them both she'd would most likely marry them on the spot. Lexi also plans to travel SA in the hopes of finding the best red velvet cake and macaroons.

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