Come Dine With Me South Africa

Oh Gosh! Come Dine With Me South Africa Is Back With Season 9

Get ready for the ultimate dinner party showdown as Come Dine With Me South Africa returns with Season 9, serving up a feast of chaos, laughs, and culinary catastrophes.


  • The SAFTA award-winning show will once again be narrated by the hilariously witty Dave Lamb.
  • The show promises a 12-week rollercoaster of bold, brave, and brilliant contestants vying for the coveted R10’000 cash prize.
  • Don’t miss a single episode of this 12-part series, airing every Wednesday at 8pm on BBC Lifestyle (DStv Channel 174) from 15 November 2023, with repeats on Thursdays at 5pm.
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In the first episode airing on 15 November 2023 at 8pm, Come Dine With Me South Africa dives into the culinary cauldron of Durban. Brace yourselves to meet a quirky cast featuring Mrs. Giggles Lianca, Princess Valentine, boet Brad, and the enigmatic Sanele. Who will conquer the kitchen and emerge as the Come Dine With Me South Africa champion?


As the gastronomic drama unfolds, Episode 2 takes us to the West Rand. Meet four fabulous ladies – Eve, the Mrs. Johannesburg 2022 winner, the vivacious creative Morgan, actress and influencer Stephanie, and successful entrepreneur Walda. It’s a West Rand showdown, but only one will savour the sweet taste of victory and the R10’000 cash prize.


Come Dine With Me South Africa
Bottoms up for Eve, the Mrs Johannesburg 2022 winner, a bubbly creative called Morgan, actress and influencer, Stephanie and successful entrepreneur, Walda. Image: BBC Africa Studios

Moving on to Durban in week three (Episode 3 airing on 29 November 2023 at 8pm), Come Dine With Me South Africa witnesses another clash of big personalities. The cat lady Carolyn, young politician Sakhile, radio DJ Njabs, and creative director Dave go head-to-head in a culinary face-off. Who will cook up a storm and who will be left with a soufflé disaster?


Episode 4, airing on 6 December 2023 at 8pm, transports Come Dine With Me South Africa to the North of Johannesburg. Brace yourself for unpredictable dinner parties with a lady into whips and chains, a financial manager, a hobby drinker, and a self-proclaimed psychologist. Only one will claim the title and the prize money.


In Episode 5 on 13 December 2023 at 8 pm, Come Dine With Me South Africa hits the Dolphin coast of Durban, where bougie ladies collide with a beachcombing metal detector enthusiast. Expect cattiness, drama, and perhaps a few tasty surprises as the hosts vie for the coveted cash prize.


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Mrs giggles Lianca, Princess Valentine, boet Brad and Sanele were well into the dinner party at this point. Image: BBC Studios Africa

Wrapping up the culinary extravaganza, Episode 6 takes Come Dine With Me South Africa to the East Rand of Johannesburg. An eclectic bunch, including a fisherman, Mr. Sunshine Yellow, an estate agent, and a semi-retiree, bring a diverse array of themes and dishes to the table. From tennis-themed soirées to mafia-inspired feasts, this week promises a varied and entertaining line-up.


Get ready for a culinary journey filled with laughter, surprises, and, of course, plenty of kitchen catastrophes on BBC Lifestyle!


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