Restaurant reviews

A review of Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia

Having last been to Beau Constantia for a wine tasting visit – well before Chefs Warehouse was around – it was a long-overdue visit in general. Added to the fact that it’s…

Brunch at Steenberg’s BistroSixteen82

For tapas, for spa treatments, for fancy meals, for wine -we’ve been fans of Steenberg for years. So, when I noticed the team was still using a photograph I took of their…

An exceptional lunch at Protégé in Franschhoek

Busy? Hungry? Let me get straight to the point: Protégé is our new favourite place to eat in Franschhoek, and can’t recommend it enough. I mean, I’m going to spend the next…

An afternoon at Leeu Estates

Considering how much we love Franschhoek, we haven’t spent nearly enough time there. And, after our most recent weekend there, I feel like we’ve still barely scratched the surface of this gorgeous…

Pintxos at Sotano on Bree

A few weeks ago, I received an invitation to pop in to Sotano on Bree Street for their new pintxtos menu offering, and a cocktail or two. And, while the idea of…

Signature Lux Hotel Waterfront by Onomo

As much as I love a little island escape, staycations and exploring Cape Town will always be a treat – and, recently, that treat came in the form of a night at…

Phantom Taste Room at Purple Rayn

A few weeks ago, we were invited to dinner at a boutique hotel in Constantia, with the promise of an Asian-inspired feast. And, not far from home, we were keen to drive…

Chef’s Table Cape Town with Lozarn Wines

Towards the end of last year, a small group of media headed up to Chef Santi’s apartment in the city, to enjoy an evening of his cooking, paired with the incredible wines…

Lunch at The Greenhouse

We’d last visited The Greenhouse in 2015 – a fitting location for an anniversary dinner –  and had often spoken about returning, never quite managing to make it happen. After spending some…

The 2018 Eat Out Awards

To be clear from the start, I never intended to write about these awards. I admit, I’ve been quite critical of the Eat Out Awards over the past few years, having attended…