Restaurant Mosaic

Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient Private Hotel is South Africa's finest destination restaurant and private hotel. Award-winning South African Chef Chantel Dartnall is known for presenting the art of nature on her plates through her botanical cuisine to take you on a culinary tour of pure indulgence. Chantel has enhanced South Africa's status as a gourmet destination on the international culinary map, thanks to her meticulous approach to modern fine dining. She draws her inspiration from fresh, seasonal produce to create dishes which taste as wonderful as they look. The restaurant is decorated in the Belle Epoque style and has an intimate feel with booth-type seats and two private dining rooms.
Chef Chantel

Chef Chantel

Chantel combines her classical French training with her love of nature and is well known for creating the art of nature on her plates, with delightful botanical dishes. Inspired not only by her travels abroad, but also by the setting of Restaurant Mosaic at The Orient in the Francolin Conservancy, she is passionate about using organic and seasonal produce with her innovative approach to food preparation and presentation.

"I want to captivate my patrons and involve all the senses, with flavour, texture, beauty and elegance, transforming the act of eating into a sensual experience. This is why I am always there and in charge when the restaurant is open."

Modern Fine Dining

Step back in time to the romantic early 1900's in a restaurant that is both romantic and unique.

It has an intimate feel with booth-type seats and two private dining rooms. The magic of Mosaic is a holistic dining experienced through all the senses - taste, smell, texture, touch, mouth-feel and satiation - leaving you inspired and revitalized.
Fine dining

Awards & Accolades

Restaurant Mosaic has been awarded a wide variety of international and local awards, including:
  • LaListe The Best Wine List 2019
  • LaListe Top 200 International Selection 2019
  • LaListe top 1000 International Selection 2017 - 2018
  • Wine Spectator – Grand Award 2019
  • Wine Spectator – Grand Award 2018
  • Wine Spectator – Best of Award of Excellence 2014 – 2017
  • The Best Chef Awards 2017 – The Best Lady Chef 2017
  • Best Hotel Wine List
  • Best Long Wine List
  • Best Champagne & Sparkling Wine List
  • Best Dessert & Fortified Wine List
  • Best Spirits List
  • Best By-the-Glass Wine List with Coravin
  • Chef Chantel Dartnall: Eat Out S.Pellegrino Chef of The Year Awards – Best Chef in South Africa – 2009