Hoghouse BBQ & Bakery at Spier Serves Hearty, Smoking Hot Fare

Lounge under the centuries old oak trees and sprawling lawns at the historic Werf (farmyard) at Spier Wine Farm and dive into ‘low and slow’ Afro-Texan foods from Hoghouse…

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New Friends and Sumptuous Dinner at the Reverie Social Table

The concept of social dining dates all the way back to Ancient Greece, but it’s arguably been perfected by Chef Julia Hattingh at her warm and intimate restaurant, aptly…

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Luxury at La Motte

Opened to the public in 2010, La Motte is a destination in itself centred around wine, food and art. It’s an ideal day trip from Cape Town, located in…

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Spend Your Day at Boschedendal

Having changed hands in recent years, Boschendal has a new lease on life. It’s farmlands, orchards, vineyards and gardens have been overhauled from the soil up and its beautiful…

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Imibala Restaurant: A Gem in the Heart of Somerset West

This has to be the most unassuming, unexpected gem in a side street, off Somerset West’s busy main road. It has no view to speak of (an aspect of…

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Our Favourite Picnic Spots this Summer!

Summer in the Cape is made for picnics. It’s an ideal lunch choice for romantic twosomes or a large party of family or friends.

If you wake up and…

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Fun at the Lourensford Harvest Market

The historic Lourensford wine estate has a unique location in the Cape winelands, being the last farm at the end of Lourensford Road in Somerset West. It’s an easy…

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History, Wine, Food & Bastille Day

Bastille Day (known as La Fête Nationale in French) is a French holiday that commemorates the storming of the Bastille, a Parisian prison, on 14 July, 1789, during the…

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NEWTON JOHNSON – Where Heaven and Earth Meet

We’re half-way through our 2015 Tasting Menu line-up and this month we’re back on the road travelling towards the coastal town of Hermanus, to where ‘Heaven…

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Sophisticated, Modern Cuisine at Constantia’s New Open Door

After extensive restoration and renovation, the old schoolhouse at the entrance to Constantia Uitsig wine farm has reopened as a brand-new restaurant, Open Door. It’s the latest venture…

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