Tag: South Africa

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

The delights of beautiful Buitenverwachting

So our stay in Cape Town was unexpectedly extended due to my surgery after breaking my ankle. Healing takes time and what do I like doing when I have time? Yes, going out for lunch. The broken ankle complication has meant a little more research before chosing a restaurant. Easy access has got all that […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

A winter special treat at La Mouette in Sea Point

Today we’re heading for the sparkling Atlantic Seaboard – and what is usually our Cape Town home of Sea Point when there aren’t broken ankles to deal with. It’s for lunch at La Mouette who are offering what sounds like a mouth-watering winter special – and it’s a first as we are usually long gone […]

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 Cape Town

A delightful lunch at Steenberg’s Bistro Sixteen82

So since I broke my ankle last month I’ve been looking at restaurants in a different light. Before I decide to go anywhere I have to establish accessibility. Can I get in and out (first in a wheelchair and now on crutches)? Is there allocated disabled parking outside? Is the place all on one level? […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Fabulous fine dining at FYN

Cape Town is a real foodie heaven. There’s such a variety of top-quality restaurants it’s hard to choose where to go out to eat some days. As problems go, it’s certainly a good one! It does mean that standards are incredibly high and competition steep. So when a new establishment opens to universal praise there’s […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Mouthwatering tapas at Upper Bloem

On a windy Cape Town day what better way to spend the afternoon than lunching somewhere new. I’d been meaning to try Upper Bloem for a while. It’s from the team behind La Mouette, one of Sea Point favourites. Head chef Andre Hill joined La Mouette as a sous chef in 2013 and impressed chef-owner […]