Tag: South Africa

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 […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Tasty intricate dishes and expansive views at De Grendel

Today we’re heading a short drive (20 minutes) from central Cape Town to the Durbanville wineland region. Our destination is a vineyard called De Grendel which has an amazing restaurant that we try to visit every year when we’re in the Mother City. The Graaff family own the farm and have done for four generations […]

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Fabulous seaside lunch at Leeto in Paternoster

So today we’re driving up the West Coast of South Africa to a little town called Paternoster – about two hours from Cape Town. This is my dream town, with its blue and white sparkle reminiscent of Greece and a healthy dose of Weskus gees (it means West Coast spirit in Afrikaans in case you […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

My favourite restaurants in Cape Town in 2018

Where to eat in Cape Town I’m fortunate to be able to spend time in beautiful Cape Town every year. There I take up the challenge of keeping up with the ever-growing and changing restaurant scene. There’s a lot of good food to be had in the Mother City and for someone from London it’s […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Early tapas at Bistro Sixteen82 at Steenberg

Today I’m transporting you back to beautiful Cape Town and one of our favourite eateries – Bistro Sixteen82, set on the Steenberg Golf and Wine estate. Talented chef Kerry Kilpin serves up wonderful seasonal dishes with simply the best sauces (she’s a bit of a sauce Queen, I reckon). There’s a distinct Asian influence (she’s […]

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Tasty platters and stunning views at Constantia Glen

Today we’re headed into the mountainous land of forests and vineyards that is beautiful Constantia for lunch at Constantia Glen. This beautiful vineyard sits just below Constantia Nek nestling in the valley with a mountain backdrop and vines as far as the eye can see.┬áConstantia is the oldest wine producing region in South Africa, they […]