Restaurant reviews

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…

Lunch at La Tête

Well over a year after they first opened their doors, I eventually visited La Tête for lunch. I’d been keen before, of course – having heard only great things – but, I was…

Lunch at La Colombe at Silvermist

We recently returned to La Colombe, to visit the space after their annual closure – which included extensive updates to their interiors, as well as their updated seasonal menu. Expectations were sky…

Where to eat in Cape Town this winter

While it’s tempting to hibernate and enjoy takeout pizza in bed every night, winter is actually the perfect time to take advantage of some of the fantastic restaurants and specials in the…

A winter dinner at Den Anker

Den Anker has been a Cape Town institution for almost 24 years, and despite living here almost all my life -I visited for the first time this past Friday. I’ve walked past,…

Review of the Gourmand Menu at La Colombe

I admit, this blog post has been sitting in my drafts folder for longer than I’d like. I suppose that’s often how it goes with trying to document exceptional experiences. You go…

Lupa Osteria comes to Cape Town

Part excuse for beating the after-work traffic, and part excuse for indulging in an evening filled with Italian comfort food, we recently popped into the newly-opened Lupa Osteria at the V &A…

A winter lunch at Foxcroft

Getting right into it – Foxcroft consistently over delivers. I admit, I am a little emotionally invested in their success, and wish Chef Glen and the team years of delicious plates and…

A lunch date at Patina

I feel like I’ve been neglecting life a little, lately. Almost a month into a new job, that I love, I’ve been busy, adjusting and a little swept away. And, with it,…