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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, […]

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Balducci at the V&A Waterfront has had a facelift!

It really has had a makeover! Lighter, brighter and perhaps more informal, Balducci has managed to maintain the special ambience!   The service ambassadors are all dressed in black and white, some even sporting bow ties, and we really couldn’t fault the service!  Zanlele was very attentive and told us all about their loyalty program. […]