Mini travel guide: An ideal weekend getaway in Durban

The one-part beach town, one-part bustling urban hub of Durban is generally overlooked by local travellers who tend to focus on South Africa’s safari-and-wine circuits, but we can’t understand why. Sure, you can check out the best restaurants in Joburg, but this seaside city is awash (pun intended!) in stylish restaurants and bars, both classic and of-the-moment. … Continue reading Mini travel guide: An ideal weekend getaway in Durban

Fashionable food: Our favourite places to stay and eat in Cape Town

Deciding where to stay and eat in Cape Town is as hard, if not more, as choosing the perfect gift, where to go on your next holiday or which new pieces to splurge on for the season. Overwhelming? Yes. Doable? Absolutely! With endless options – literally – a little knowledge and direction is a must. … Continue reading Fashionable food: Our favourite places to stay and eat in Cape Town

3 fabulous new dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

Anywhere there are world-class wines being made – from crisp sauvignon blanc to silky shiraz – the coexistence of a hotbed of first-class restaurants with delicious food is surely a given. Whether you’re planning to spend a day or a week exploring the Cape Winelands, a culinary destination with a whimsical blend of beauty and … Continue reading 3 fabulous new dining experiences in the Cape Winelands

The best-kept secret of the Garden Route

Cities like Cape Town and Joburg attract thousands of visitors each year, and quite rightly so. But this extraordinarily diverse country is stuffed with glorious, lesser-known destinations, such as Knysna – a sleepy, sun-drenched and splendid harbour town on the Garden Route, South Africa’s most famous stretch of lush coastline and stunning beaches. By booking a summer … Continue reading The best-kept secret of the Garden Route

Savour the best steaks – and sushi – at Trumps Grillhouse & Butchery

From the juiciest and most marbled slabs of beef to melt-on-the-tongue lamb shank and eisbein, Trumps Grillhouse & Butchery has got your carnivorous cravings covered. As an added bonus, it doubles up as one of the best seafood restaurants in Joburg, offering some surf to go with all that turf. So, make a reservation, get dressed up and … Continue reading Savour the best steaks – and sushi – at Trumps Grillhouse & Butchery

Culinary Cape Town: The perfect four-day itinerary

If cities were romances, Cape Town would be the love-at-first-sight kind. From chic hotels and world-class restaurants to dreamy vineyards and a thriving art scene, there’s lots to keep you busy. To help curb that feeling of being overwhelmed while also increasing the wonder found in a trip to the Mother City, we’ve put together this four-day … Continue reading Culinary Cape Town: The perfect four-day itinerary

Romance around the clock at Kream Restaurant

More than four years after opening and Kream Restaurant in Mall of Africa continues to turn tables – and require reservations. It shouldn’t be a surprise, given owner Tufan Yerebakan’s penchant for nailing straightforward but innovative modern cuisine. Making the all-important date day or night decision can be difficult, but you can trust us when … Continue reading Romance around the clock at Kream Restaurant

Reviewed: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff’s Champagne Brunch

High-end resorts like Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff have always had fabulous breakfasts, but it seems that weekend brunches are the new mark of luxury. To our delight, the hotel’s fine-dining restaurant, which stands out from the foodie crowd for its pretty views and acclaimed menu, sees brunch the way those well-heeled Joburgers imagined: Elegant, indulgent and anything but … Continue reading Reviewed: Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff’s Champagne Brunch

Eat chic at these 3 brand-new restaurants in Joburg

More often than not, our readers, friends and family have one question: “Where should I eat right now?” Restaurant obsessives want to know what’s new, what’s hot and which favourite chef has just launched the ‘it’ place of the moment. Here, our top three picks of brand-new restaurants in Joburg, all of which offer great food, high … Continue reading Eat chic at these 3 brand-new restaurants in Joburg