Do yourself a favour and get over to the Test Kitchen for Luke Dale-Roberts’ 11-course Gourmand Tasting Menu.
Yes… I know it’s Spring already… and I’m only on Part II of winter menus, but most restaurants are going till the end of September before they change over. And if I were you, I’d get over to Tokara before chef Richard Carstens does just that.
I’m most excited about the latest addition to the Steenberg Village Centre – and not just because it’s fast, healthy, fabulous food, but I also happen to adore the owners. Hello Thai Café, you’re going to be seeing a lot of me.
It’s official. Terroir at Kleine Zalze Estate in Stellenbosch is my all-time favourite restaurant.
Another great venue just a hop, skip and a jump over the mountain from home. Bubbly and oysters, anyone? Yes, please.
Vergelegen Estate holds a special place in my heart, so it’s great to see a fab new bistro on the property as well as the promise of a top-class fine-dining establishment opening its doors towards October.
Without a doubt. The very best site in the world – for sundowners, a picnic or private function. If you haven’t been here yet, do yourself a favour…
We’re spoilt for choice with so many new restaurants having opened in the Cape in the last two months. This is where I will be – and have been – eating out in 2012.
The newest addition to the Bree Street strip is Middle Eastern kitchen and deli, Sababa. I popped in there last week – and it’s fab.
Finally another night-time eatery to add to the growing gastronomic destination that is the deep south – ahem – Noordhoek.
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