Restaurants and Dining

For the foodies or wine lovers, our concierge team provide recommendations on the finest Western Cape restaurants and vineyards to visit.
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FeaturedDiscovering an Inner-City Gem: Bouchon Wine Bar & Bistro
Did you know that there is a winery in the middle of town? Hidden in what was formerly an underground storage area in the historic Hout Street, Bouchon Wine Bar & Bistro is an inner-city gem. A collaboration between Christophe Durand, owner of Dorrance Wines, and Faisal Khakoo of La Boheme in Sea Point, Bouchon…
FeaturedCape Town’s Hottest New Watering Holes
We are spoilt for choice in the Mother City, with plenty of hip and happening cocktail bars, lounges, to choose from. So much so, that it can be hard to keep up! Whether it is an artisanal, oh-so-instagrammable gin concoction, a rare mezcal or simply a great glass of vino you are after, there is…
FeaturedFive stars for FYN: The Inner City’s Hottest new Eatery
  Any foodie worth their salt will know that when Chef Peter Tempelhoff (of Greenhouse fame – consistently superb, award-winning hotel restaurant in the Constantia Valley) is involved, it’s going to be good. ‘It’, in this case, is his brand urban eatery, FYN. The realisation of a ‘decades long dream’ it promises to ‘change the…
FeaturedWhy Lunch at Signal Restaurant is Always a Good Idea
“I believe in stopping work and eating lunch.” – L’Wren Scott 12 pm. The big “boom” sounds from Signal Hill. Cape Town’s oldest tradition, and one that has become synonymous with a well-deserved midday break, is right on time. Whether you are a visitor to the Mother City, or a local, the firing of the…
FeaturedA Sensory Delight: Salsify at the Roundhouse
 Tradition and irreverence collide in a sensory explosion that reaches beyond the menu and splashes itself upon the walls and floors, at this much talked about Cape Town contemporary restaurant. Salsify is the newest addition to the Luke Dale Roberts (of Test Kitchen fame) empire and brings a fresh new energy to one of our…
Restaurants and DiningCelebrating 360 Years of Cape Wine!
Did you know that 2 February 1659 marks the day when the first wine was made in the Cape! How do we know this? The first governor of the Cape, planted a vineyard in 1655, and on 2 February 1659, wrote in his diary: “Today, praise be to God, wine was made for the first…
Featured5 Best Summer Sundowner Spots in Cape Town
After a long day of sun and beach, hiking or shopping, there is no better way to wind down into the evening, than with a special cocktail, enjoyed while soaking up a sunset view of the Mother City. But where to head to capture a technicoloured sparkling sea view or mountain, while sipping on something…
FeaturedNew Shichirin Grill adds Authentic Flavour at Kyoto Garden Sushi in the heart of Cape Town
Stepping into Kyoto Garden Sushi is like stepping through a portal and entering another world: One where the frenetic energy of Kloof Nek road recedes, giving way to the zen of the Japanese restaurant that has long been the favourite of both locals and foreigners alike. While their sushi and other seafood delicacies are firmly…
Restaurants and DiningMeet Marlvin Gwese, Cape Grace’s Head Sommelier
If you have had the pleasure of dining at Signal, or simply enjoyed a glass of something special in the Bascule Bar, you might have met Marlvin, our Head Sommelier. Freshly back from his victorious France sojourn, we caught up with him to chat about the World Blind Tasting Championships, Cape wine trends, and his…
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