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FeaturedJoy from Africa to the world – Cape Town lights up this Festive Season  
Christmas in Cape Town means trading in the snow for white sand and sunny days, but does not mean that the festive season here is any less magical. This year, we are focusing on celebrating the diversity of the Mother City, and the melting pot of cultures, and people who call her home. The start…
FeaturedCape Town’s Culinary Talents Shine: Eat Out Awards 2019
The Eat Out Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards are the Oscars of South Africa’s culinary accolades. Launched in 1998 and presented at an awards celebration held in November, the annual Eat Out Restaurant Awards celebrate the South African restaurant industry, with accolades including the Top 10 Restaurants, Chef of the Year, Restaurant of the Year and…
FeaturedA Culture of Caring: Our Cape Grace Staff-Led CSI Projects
December might mark the official season of giving, but our generous team has quietly been championing Cape Town-based charities that are close to their own hearts throughout the year. In support of their efforts, Cape Grace donates a substantial amount each quarter to a single education and youth-focused charity that one of our staff members…
Restaurants and DiningA Circus for the Senses at Quoin Rock’s Gåte Restaurant
Since it’s opening in December of 2018, Gåte (pronounced gatay), the impossibly stylish restaurant at Quoin Rock Wines in Stellenbosch, has wowed guests with displays of molecular gastronomy that are equal parts fine and fun. The must-visit estate was dramatically renovated to be modern and light-filled, the glass floor-to-ceiling walls blinding visitors with the beauty…
FeaturedClassic Cocktails Make a Comeback at Bascule
Frosé (Frozen Rosé), might have had a moment, but in the world of cocktails, the classics are still king. Indeed, who can resist the old school glamour of a cocktail shaker, measuring jigger and stylish martini glasses? These iconic cocktails and their accessories elevate the hum-drum and every day into glamour and escapism, allowing you…
FeaturedThe Lure of the Lourensford Market
Much like long days at the beach, outdoor markets in the Cape are best enjoyed in summer. The warmer season heralds the reopening of many of our favourite weekend haunts, chief amongst which is the ever-popular Lourensford Market. Located at the historic Lourensford Wine Estate in Somerset West, this Helderberg hang-out is just 40 minutes…
FeaturedMeet the Guest Host Team Behind The Warmest Welcome in Cape Town.
“First impressions last,” says Castro, one of our esteemed three Guest Hosts. “That’s why we make it our job to read people, learn their names, and appreciate each guest individually.” Genuine interest is just one of the incredible qualities our Guest Hosts share. Stationed at the entrance to Cape Grace, these fine gentlemen make it…
FeaturedAn Art Calendar Must: William Kentridge’s Double Exhibition in Cape Town
Acclaimed South African artist, William Kentridge is exhibiting an extensive retrospective at two of Cape Town’s newest and most prominent galleries. The first is the famed Zeitz MOCAA (opened in 2017), the second, Norval Foundation, opened just last year. The title of the split exhibition is Why Should I Hesitate? and references Kentridge’s primary practice…
FeaturedRiverine Rabbit: Conscious Fine Dining in the Heart of Cape Town
Acclaimed chef, Ash Heeger’s new burrow is undoubtedly something to boast about. An innovative menu served in a beautiful (dare we say) warren on Church Street, attentive service, and delightful atmosphere makes for a lovely evening out dining in Cape Town. The food Riverine Rabbit has a selection of three menus, with vegetarian and pescatarian…
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