Tag: Fine dining

Restaurants, Restaurants in London, Uncategorized

Fabulous foodie creations at CORE by Clare Smyth

I do eat out a lot and in London there’s so much choice it’s mind boggling. But I don’t often go Michelin Star, generally preferring more casual and well priced options. Today’s an exception as I’m heading for beautiful Notting Hill and the fabulous CORE by Clare Smyth. CORE opened in August 2017 and has […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

Wonderfully exciting food at The Restaurant at Waterkloof

Today we’re heading back to the Somerset West area and climbing to the top of another hill to The Restaurant at Waterkloof. It’s rated the third best restaurant in South Africa in the 2016 Eat Out Mercedes Benz Restaurant Awards – behind The Test Kitchen and La Colombe in Cape Town. I had already been to both […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

Tasting menus and tasty views at Clos Malverne

So today we’re lunching in the Devon Valley near Stellenbosch in the Cape Winelands. I’m going to say it again, I am constantly astounded at the range of top-quality restaurants in the area. It seems like there’s always somewhere new to discover which is great news for me on my ongoing restaurant quest. And this is […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Double dinner at our lovely Sea Point local: La Mouette

We love staying in the Sea Point area in Cape Town. The two big roads for the area run parallel to each other. On the one side Beach Road takes you along the oceanside with palm trees aplenty and the sparkling azure sea alongside the well-walked Sea Point promenade. One road back is Main Road, home to […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town, Uncategorized

Fine dining at Aubergine in Cape Town

Aubergine is a Cape Town icon. It opened its doors in the suburb of Gardens in 1996. Set in a stylish building that dates back to the early 1800s, it’s an elegant place where you’re guaranteed top-quality food from Chef Harald Bresselschmidt. You feel like good things are going to happen when you walk through the […]

Hotels, Travel, Travel in Africa

The Blue Train: A fabulously tasty experience

Okay, so you’ve been taken through the journey and sheer luxury of The Blue Train – now it’s time for the best bit (in my opinion)…the food. From the minute you step into the Dining Car with its crystal glassware, crisp white linen and welcoming waiters, you know you’re in for a real treat. There’s a […]