Tag: Sea Point

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

The joy of a Sunday lunch at La Mouette

As you can imagine, one of the questions I’m most frequently asked is: “What’s your favourite restaurant?”. My usual response: “That’s an impossible question to answer…it depends on your mood, the weather, what you ate the day before…a whole menu of reasons that prevent me from sticking my neck out and naming one particular eatery. Having […]

Restaurants in Cape Town

We love La Mouette

Summer in Sea Point simply isn’t complete with a visit (or several) to La Mouette. Genius chef Henry Vigar has been cooking up a storm of inspirational dishes here since 2010.  We manage to tempt an array of friends from the Southern Suburbs (aka The Other Side of the Mountain) to the beautiful La Mouette courtyard […]

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Top tapas at La Bruixa

I’m going to transport you all briefly back to Cape Town to tell you about one of my favourite discoveries on my recent sojourn there. Reinforcing our belief that Sea Point’s Main Road has everything you could possibly want was our exciting find – tapas. La Boheme and La Bruixa are sister restaurants that kind […]

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Our return to the Duchess of Wisbeach

We had dinner at the Duchess of Wisbeach last year and loved it, so it was time for a return visit with our friends Trevor and Mandy. They live “on the other side of the mountain” but don’t need much prompting to head for a night out in Sea Point. It opened in 2009 and […]

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My new favourite shop for spices

We spend a lot of our time in Cape Town on the Atlantic Seaboard, especially around Sea Point and Mouille  Point. Main Road in Sea Point is an amazing place – seriously, if you want to buy something or get something fixed you’ll be able to get it done in Main Road. So imagine my […]

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Our long-awaited return to La Mouette

At last, the time has come. Time to revisit one of our favourite restaurants of last year – La Mouette in Sea Point. We gathered together a group of friends who hadn’t been there before and booked a table in the lovely courtyard. La Mouette opened in 2010 and is the baby of English chef […]