Category: Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

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Lunch in the dreamland that is Jordan

So my best friend from school, Sharon, came down to visit us in Cape Town. Another excuse for booking somewhere fabulous for lunch. I went to Jordan two years ago and had a simply spectacular lunch so, for once, the choice wasn’t difficult. So there we were, four ladies ready to lunch. Driving down the […]

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Beautiful Babylonstoren

Today we headed into the Cape Winelands to one of the oldest Cape Dutch farms, Babylonstoren. It’s famous for its amazing gardens and Babel restaurant where they serve produce freshly picked from them. Cleverly, all the original outbuildings on the farm have been converted for use today – like Babel which has been fitted with […]

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Heavenly long lunch at Terroir

Terroir opened in 2004 and has consistently been listed in the top-10 restaurants in South Africa. It’s set on the Kleine Zalze wine farm under grand oak trees and looks out over De Zalze golf course and the vineyards. Terroir is the perfect lunch venue. And as there’s a golf course attached it inevitably means […]

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The paradise that is Constantia Uitsig

So April in Cape Town is autumn and conversations are punctuated with gloomy statements like “winter’s on its way”; “I can’t believe summer was over so quickly” and “it’s time to hibernate”. As someone who lives mostly in England and has experienced proper Northern European winters I’m (probably annoyingly) gung ho about the autumn weather […]

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A lovely new restaurant at De Grendel

I’ve long loved De Grendel wines and there’s always a few bottles in the house when we’re in Cape Town. Their Rose is the perfect summertime quaffer and is great value and their Merlot is also a favourite. So imagine my excitement when I heard about a new restaurant that had opened at the winery! […]

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Tasty lunch and beautiful wine at Bon Courage

So this week we drove from Cape Town to George to spend a few days at the beautiful golf and sports resort at Fancourt (more of that later). It’s a pretty long drive, so we decided to take the scenic route which meanders through the Winelands past Worcester and Robertson, hoping to buy some wine […]