Tag: South Africa

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Tapas time at Salt in beautiful Kalk Bay

So I’m going to continue sharing some more restaurants experiences in Cape Town with you. All so you can be prepared for After Lockdown (AL). So start making that list now. Today we’re heading down the coast to the lovely little town of Kalk Bay. I love it here. The quirky shops, plenty of places […]

Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

Lunch at Spookfontein in the beautiful Hemel en Aarde valley

Today I’m taking you into the Hemel en Aarde Valley for some wine tasting and a delightful lunch. On our way to our stay at The Stanford Valley Guest Farm (read more about that by clicking here), we paid a visit to the fabulously named Spookfontein. The farm, which is close to the coastal town […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Delightful dishes and stunning vistas at The Bungalow

Today I’m heading down the road for a real lunchtime treat. The Bungalow sits in prime position between Clifton and Camps Bay with stunning views of the Twelve Apostles, Lion’s Head and across the sparkling Atlantic Ocean. It’s a beautiful picture in blues and whites with a real beach house vibe. The Bungalow describes itself […]

Travel, Travel in Africa

Travel: The delights of Paternoster

Today we’re heading up South Africa’s West Coast to the idyllic village of Paternoster. It’s about a two hour attractive drive from Cape Town to this little heaven, a  picture in blue and white. Paternoster is, quite simply, my kind of place. There are sweeping, white sandy beaches that are practically deserted, endless ocean views […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Delicious dishes on high at Utopia in Cape Town

Today we’re taking to the rooftops for dinner at Utopia in Cape Town’s De Waterkant area. Utopia is well-named, living up to its dictionary definition. “An imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.” Except this Utopia is not imagined – UberUtopia perhaps? Sounds like my kind of […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

My happy return to La Mouette in Sea Point

It’s always wonderful to return to an old favourite. We’ve visited La Mouette pretty much every year since it opened in in 2010, wow that’s a 10-year anniversary then (coming up in May)!  Chef Henry Vigar produces such genius, inventive dishes on his ever-changing menu using seasonal local ingredients in a way you simply couldn’t imagine […]