Tag: Brunch

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Beautiful brunch at La Belle Bistro & Bakery

It’s time for brunch. Hooray! This is not a meal I often partake of so it feels like a real treat. Today we are headed for the historical Alphen Boutique Hotel in the leafy Southern Suburbs of Constantia to La Belle Bistro & Bakery. The Alphen, nestled comfortably in the Constantia Valley, dates back to […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Exotic brunch at The Good Egg in Soho

Today I’m whisking you back to one of my favourite areas in London, Soho. And we’re heading for a ┬ápre-shopping brunch – gotta keep your strength up when you’re on for some Oxford Street retail therapy. The Good Egg nestles in the corner of Kingly Court which is a stunning restaurant area just off the […]

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Food and flowers at beautiful Vergelegen

Today we’re heading to Somerset West and the somewhat unpronounceable Vergelegen. It means “situated far away”. The land was granted to the Governor of the Cape, Willem Adriaan van der Stel in 1700. Since then it’s developed into beautiful gardens that attract visitors from all over the world, a vineyard making lovely wines and also […]

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Christopher’s in Covent Garden

It’s time to go back to a Covent Garden favourite. Christopher’s is one of London’s original American restaurants, paving the way for many. It opened in 1991 and very quickly became a firm favourite just down from the Covent Garden piazza. Having closed for renovation, it reopened this May so of course I couldn’t resist […]

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Brunch on the sea front at Sotano

So we’re still in Cape Town but we’ve moved to the other side of the mountain to wonderful Sea Point. That means long walks along the promenade breathing in the sea air and patting as many dogs as I can (I’m just a bit of a dog lover). This weekend we had my beautiful Australian […]

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The perfect peaceful spot for brunch

When it comes to eating out, Cape Town really is the king. Today we had the desire for a nice cup of coffee after a bout of food shopping (it was about 10am). So cousin Sally suggested we try a little cafe she’d been meaning to visit. This is where inside knowledge is so important […]