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Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Lunch at Simon’s nestling in the Constantia Winelands

I’m aware it’s all been very quiet on recently. Apologies for that. After an unexpected extended stay in Cape Town because of surgery after breaking my ankle we returned to the UK last month. It was good to get home. And to be so much more mobile – the joy of being able to […]


Competition: Win a set of stylish Suffrage coasters

It’s competition time on Eating Covent Garden and today I’ve got something stylishly unique for you. It’s from The Radical Tea Towel Company, which was founded by the Pearce family in South Wales. Their idea was to give people the chance to proudly display their political and social beliefs through everyday items. Like with these […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

The delights of beautiful Buitenverwachting

So our stay in Cape Town was unexpectedly extended due to my surgery after breaking my ankle. Healing takes time and what do I like doing when I have time? Yes, going out for lunch. The broken ankle complication has meant a little more research before chosing a restaurant. Easy access has got all that […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

A winter special treat at La Mouette in Sea Point

Today we’re heading for the sparkling Atlantic Seaboard – and what is usually our Cape Town home of Sea Point when there aren’t broken ankles to deal with. It’s for lunch at La Mouette who are offering what sounds like a mouth-watering winter special – and it’s a first as we are usually long gone […]

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Travel: My top tips for visiting Southern India

So my recent trip to Southern India was truly marvellous. It did take a lot of thought and planning, and as it was our first time there we really had no idea what to expect. So I thought I’d share my top tips so you can benefit from what we learnt and have a wonderful […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Beautiful brunch at La Belle Bistro & Bakery

It’s time for brunch. Hooray! This is not a meal I often partake of so it feels like a real treat. Today we are headed for the historical Alphen Boutique Hotel in the leafy Southern Suburbs of Constantia to La Belle Bistro & Bakery. The Alphen, nestled comfortably in the Constantia Valley, dates back to […]