Category: Restaurants

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

An amazing food and wine pairing at Rupert & Rothschild

Time for a trip to Franschhoek. This beautiful town deep in the Winelands is known as the food and wine capital of South Africa (more of that later). And the drive there offers all sorts of possibilities for lunch stops with so many vineyards and restaurants to choose from. My advice – don’t plan, just […]

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Heavenly pizzas to take away

Happiness is having an outstanding pizza takeaway on your doorstep – well it certainly helps. Which is why we were thrilled to discover Call-A-Pizza in Sea Point. This is no ordinary pizza place. The menu is seven pages long with all sorts of mouth-watering delights from the classic to the unusual to the, quite frankly, […]

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My 2014 favourites from London’s restaurant-land

I can’t believe we’re already halfway through January 2015 – I wish I had a slow motion button I could push, it all goes past way too fast. 2014 gave me plenty of chances to sample a wide range of cuisine all around the beautiful city that is London.  This year I tasted Peruvian and Korean […]

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The joy of a Sunday lunch at La Mouette

As you can imagine, one of the questions I’m most frequently asked is: “What’s your favourite restaurant?”. My usual response: “That’s an impossible question to answer…it depends on your mood, the weather, what you ate the day before…a whole menu of reasons that prevent me from sticking my neck out and naming one particular eatery. Having […]

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The consistently excellent A Tavola

So I eat out a fair bit and love trying new places. I also love returning to favourite places, especially ones that I’ve been to time after time that never fail to delight. A Tavola is one of these – and the fact that it’s always full or nearly so is testimony to a much-loved neighbourhood restaurant. As well […]

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A long-awaited return to the fabulous Food Barn

The Cape has more than its fair share of fabulous restaurants, lucky us…and The Food Barn is right up there. Co-founders Franck Dangereux (the chef) and Pete de Bruin have done something really clever by serving what is high-level fine dining in a totally relaxed environment without pretension and fussiness. You can bet no-one feels uncomfortable […]