Category: Restaurants in the Cape Winelands

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 […]

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Tasty country cooking at Hilda’s Kitchen, Groote Post

Today we headed for a long weekend in Paternoster, a beautiful seaside town on South Africa’s West Coast. And we had to drive past a turn off to a vineyard – and one which we have loved many bottles of wine from. So, you’ve guessed it, we couldn’t drive past. Instead we headed down the […]

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Delicious Indian dishes at Marigold in Franschhoek

Today we’re heading deep into the Cape Winelands to the beautiful town of Franschhoek. One of my favourite places in the world, it’s also one of the oldest towns in South Africa and known as the food and wine heartland of the country. There are so many amazing restaurants and vineyards to try out, all […]

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Lunch at Bistro Sixteen82 at Steenberg in Cape Town

Today we’re heading to beautiful Steenberg about half an hour’s drive from the centre of Cape Town. Steenberg claims it’s the Cape’s oldest farm – established in 1682, and who am I to argue? There’s a lot going on here. A beautiful five-star hotel, a world-class golf course and vineyards producing award-winning wines. Plus two […]

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Beautifully tasty lunch at Terroir at Kleine Zalze

Welcome to Terroir, Kleine Zalze What is your favourite restaurant? A question I regularly get asked and one I find extremely difficult to answer. I don’t know how people make their judgements for all those “Best restaurants in the world” lists, it’s  a tricky business. Having said that, today we are having lunch at a restaurant […]

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Chilled-out alfresco lunch at Avontuur

Today I’m continuing on my quest to explore the restaurants of the Winelands around Somerset West. We’re visiting beautiful Avontuur for a spontaneous light lunch. Nothing wrong with that. Avontuur has a sweeping drive that leads up between two fields enclosed by white picket fences and home to families of horses. In fact, as well as for its […]