The best boutique winery restaurants to explore in the Cape Winelands

Any trip to Cape Town should include the Cape Winelands’ famed culinary delights and plenty of local wine. There will always be polished and commercial big names that pull us in, but outside of these you can find some real gems – small-scale and often family-owned – that give the wine region a genuine sense … Continue reading The best boutique winery restaurants to explore in the Cape Winelands

A dining extravaganza not to be missed at The Test Kitchen Carbon

Rosebank is getting more than its fair share of foodie openings. Equally edgy and electric, warm and welcoming – use any excuse you can to visit The Test Kitchen Carbon. This restaurant in the new Oxford Parks development is crackling with energy right now. Everything is technically precise, but it’s chef Luke Dale-Roberts’ culinary storytelling … Continue reading A dining extravaganza not to be missed at The Test Kitchen Carbon

5 outdoor terraces for drinking and dining in the Cape Winelands this winter

With all its romantic perks – glittering white mountains, cosying up by the fire and red wines guaranteed to pair with heartier dishes – the magic of winter in the Cape Winelands is truly unparalleled. But with so many sensational restaurants for staying snug and warm, it can be hard to narrow the field. We’ve … Continue reading 5 outdoor terraces for drinking and dining in the Cape Winelands this winter

Secret, underground dining at The Marabi Club Pop-Up Restaurant

Beneath the super-cool Hallmark House Hotel is a basement jazz club. The spot on Siemert Road in New Doornfontein may look seemingly abandoned, but when diners shuffle down a dark alley and enter a nondescript door, they’ll find an intriguing, unexpectedly charming ‘secret’ Prohibition-style cocktail den. Complete with drinks exuding smoke and small, flavoursome dishes, … Continue reading Secret, underground dining at The Marabi Club Pop-Up Restaurant