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Tasty intricate dishes and expansive views at De Grendel

Today we’re heading a short drive (20 minutes) from central Cape Town to the Durbanville wineland region. Our destination is a vineyard called De Grendel which has an amazing restaurant that we try to visit every year when we’re in the Mother City. The Graaff family own the farm and have done for four generations […]

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Enjoying the delights of De Grendel’s restaurant

Just 20 minutes from central Cape Town is the De Grendel Wine Estate and its delightful restaurant. Opened in May 2012 it’s become a favourite of mine with its dramatic views back towards Table Mountain and wonderful plates of food. Chef Ian Bergh is a local with classical training and a love of the Cape and its […]

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Happiness is lunch at De Grendel

Visiting the Winelands doesn’t have to mean a (fairly long) drive to Stellenbosch, Paarl or Franschhoek. We also love the Durbanville area and fabulous wine estate, De Grendel, a mere 20-minute drive from the centre of Cape Town. De Grendel’s restaurant (it opened in 2012) nestles on top of Tygerberg Hill with sweeping views over […]

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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! […]