Tag: Uitsig

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

A lunchtime reunion at The Blockhouse Kitchen

Today we’re heading over to the other side of the mountain to Constantia. The oldest wine producing area in the country (and in the Southern Hemisphere), it’s a beautiful, leafy suburb with spectacular vine and mountain views. And there’s no shortage of restaurants to enjoy. The Blockhouse Kitchen was recommended by my friend, Jane, who […]

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Sunday lunch at stunning Cape Point Vineyards

Sunday lunch comes around again and it’s time for a long-awaited visit to Cape Point Vineyards (CPV). It’s located on a narrow strip nestled between the icy Atlantic and the warm currents of False Bay in Noordhoek, with cool sea breezes that provide the sort of climate that Sauvignon Blanc grapes love. The first vines were […]

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

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 […]