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Best spots for Afternoon Tea in Cape Town

Is there anything more elegant or refined than the thought of Afternoon Tea? Whether it brings to mind fine china cups, endless cucumber sandwiches or an avalanche of petits fours, we look at the best places to enjoy Afternoon Tea in Cape Town. Belmond Mount Nelson Afternoon Tea is taken very seriously at the Mount […]

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Treats for mom this Mother’s Day

With Mother’s Day around the corner, you might be thinking of ways to treat mom that are a little different. We’ve put together a few ideas of ways to spoil her, no matter what your budget. Afternoon tea at La Residence From bruschetta to homemade scones, lemon curd to berry cheesecake, Chiffon cake to Victoria […]

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Discovering delicious Constantia

Known for its historic wine estates and excellent wine, the restaurants of Constantia can often be overlooked. Ranging from bistro casual to fine dining, here are five of our favourites in the valley. Foxcroft A joint venture between two of La Colombe’s chefs, Foxcroft opened towards the end of last year, and has been serving […]

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A hidden gem in Franschhoek – lunch at Mont Rochelle

It might seem strange to call Mont Rochelle “hidden”, as it is “Sir Richard Branson’s South African vineyard”, but it’s often not on the radar of many visiting beautiful Franschhoek. A short drive off Main Road, Mont Rochelle encompasses two restaurants, a wine tasting area and a hotel. Popping in to the less formal of […]

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Graciales has opened at Peddlars & Co

Chef Brad Ball has done it again! Graciales has opened at Peddlars and Co in Constantia. Yellow chairs, wooden tables and a bright inviting bar are some of the things that create a striking ambience you enter the restaurant. On Friday evening we joined friends to see what Brad is cooking up in this new bright, […]