Tag: Constantia

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Chef’s Warehouse in Beau Constantia

Tapas for 2 at Chef’s Warehouse, Beau Constantia  I’m back! Finally! Apologies for deserting Eating Covent Garden for so long – I have been travelling the world, like really travelling the world! Since my last post in December I have spent time on four continents (two for the first time) and I have so much to share […]

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Cape Malay dishes at Jonkershuis in Constantia

Today we’re having a family lunch at Jonkershuis, in Cape Town’s Constantia valley. Jonkershuis is set overlooking vineyards and mountains with a beautiful outdoor area reminiscent of the boulevards of France. There’s also a lovely indoor courtyard which is the perfect sun trap and offers protection on a windy Cape Town day. The menu offers something for everyone, […]

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Lunchtime delights at Buitenverwachting

The first thing I love about this place is its name. It means “Beyond expectations” which is a big claim (well, depending on how much you’re expecting I guess, it my case that’s usually a lot). And it’s also particularly hard to pronounce for English speakers (until you’ve got the hang of it) – all […]

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Chilled out lunch at Constantia Glen

One of the many attractions that Cape Town offers is its wine. There are several wine regions around the Mother City where you can pop in for a tasting and to stock up your cellar, or settle in for a leisurely lunch. The Constantia area is only 20 minutes from the centre of town and […]

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Welcome to the sparkling new La Colombe

Originally on the historic Constantia Uitsig wine estate, La Colombe has long featured in the top-10 restaurants in South Africa. For some reason I’d never been there…have no idea what caused this uncharacteristic behaviour! The estate was sold last year and the restaurant relocated under new ownership to the Silvermist wine estate at the top […]

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Going Italian at Peddlars on the Bend

Sunday lunch is probably my favourite meal of the week (though I could be easily swayed). Ours tend to be latish ones as there’s usually a round of golf happening in the morning.  And long as, frankly, no one’s in a hurry. Choosing different places to try is an enjoyable part of my week, too, […]