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Lazy brunches in Cape Town

Whether you’re in the mood for something sweet, savoury or both – brunch is arguably the best meal of the day. Not only does it allow you to lie-in a little on your well-deserved weekend, you can also shamelessly add MCC to your meal, without anyone raising an eyebrow. To make the most of this […]

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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 […]