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/ Jun 6, 2017 6:04 PM

Lily’s, the latest Eatery to Grace Cape Town’s Golden Mile | South Africa

Local hospitality group The Kove Collection is known for its string of successful restaurants, bars and hotels strategically located in destinations popular with the city’s coolest. Clifton has Bungalow; the V&A Waterfront has Dalliance; Constantia has Blanko; Camps Bay boasts Paranga, The Marly and La Belle; and now – in addition to Pepenero – Mouille Point is home to Lily’s: An all-day eatery that serves up contemporary comfort food in a relaxed seaside setting that’s as friendly as it is fashion-forward. Locals and their canine companions are very welcome in to this new neighbourhood ‘happy place’ for coffee, breakfasts and lunches, and come cocktail hour, the after-work drinks crowd settles in for sundowners and [&hellip

/ Jun 6, 2017 10:11 AM

Sharing Sundays at Gabriëlskloof go Oo-la-la!

‘Pie-oneering’ bakes take centre stage on new winter menu When the celebrated restaurant at Gabriëlskloof Estate, situated outside Bot River, launched its winter Sharing Sundays last year, it unleashed a sensation. This year in addition to exciting changes, the darling menu format of gastronomes-in-the-know returns, now in a truly French tradition. Sharing Sundays is about shareable cuisine in the nostalgic tone of a traditional family feast. Embracing his inner Francophile this season, Chef Frans Groenewald has “gone French”, and specifically: French Farmstyle. Think cooking that is wholesome and bounteous; rich and saucy; flavourful and colourful; opulent and infinitely gratifying – [&hellip

/ May 30, 2017 8:16 PM

Book now for Delheim’s Jazz and Cheese Fondues

Escape the cold with a warm-hearted feast at famous Stellenbosch estate Now’s the time to beat the rush and book your seat at the fabulous Delheim Jazz and Cheese Fondues. Held every year for over a decade, the lingering lunchtime event’s cosy delights offer the perfect remedy to cold and rainy winter blues. The Jazz and Cheese Fondues take place from 25 June to 27 August this year, returning to Delheim’s snug and intimate underground wine cellar. It’s here that the cheese-pot lids come off, melting all resistance with piping hot Swiss-style cheese and melodic jazz tunes performed live by [&hellip

/ May 25, 2017 10:54 AM

Breaking News: La Petite Colombe set to open in Franschhoek | South Africa

Franschhoek – the world renowned and picturesque food and wine capital of South Africa, is abuzz with the imminent opening of the iconic La Colombe’s new La Petite Colombe, which is replacing The Tasting Room at Le Quartier Français – an exciting new partnership with the owners of the stylish and luxurious Leeu Collection. Proprietor chefs and business partners, Scot Kirton (Eat Out Chef of the Year 2015) and Head Chef, James Gaag, will be directing a highly talented and select team, to honour the heritage of this fine venue, and marry it with the La Colombe magic. The Franschhoek [&hellip

/ May 23, 2017 7:21 AM

Some Temptations One Should Never Resist – De Hoek Appreciates This Truth… | Guest Blog by @r_kambule

This was my second visit following the most delightful 5 course dinner I had at The Conservatory Restaurant last October – see my blog “A Long Celebration of Life @De Hoek” I got to stay in the night and confirmed why I fell in love with this elegant country hotel tucked in Magaliesberg on my first visit. I’m still enchanted by the dreamy driveway leading to the hotel parking, then the dramatic staircase towards the reception area. A river runs through the property… called Magalies River with a charming driveway that I mistook for a guest walk-way the last [&hellip

/ May 20, 2017 5:09 PM

Welcome to Cape Town, a Vegan Friendly City | Guest Blog by The Vegan Rainbow @traveltonia

Vegan travel in a meat loving country like South Africa? Yes, you heard right. Even in South Africa, where a ‘braai’ (BBQ) is a favorite tradition, a plant-based lifestyle is becoming more and more popular amongst people. Cape Town already boosts 4 vegan/vegetarian restaurants in the CBD area with more still to open for sure. Quite surprisingly you’ll easily find vegan options in most restaurants. If you have booked self-catering accommodation, don’t panic either. You’ll find vegan products in most supermarkets and the Wellness Warehouse brand definitely has got you covered. The Wellness Warehouse on Kloof Street (city center) for [&hellip

/ May 18, 2017 11:29 AM

Family Friendly Getaways & Activities in South Africa | #TravelChatSA re-cap

Planning Family Getaway in South Africa? If you missed #TravelChatSA last night with all the tips and suggestions below you’ll find a re-cap of top activities and getaways:   STAY:  A2: Activities & room size & location. We love the facilities at @Piekenierskloof #TravelChatSA — West Coast Way (@WestCoastWaySA) May 17, 2017 A4 There is something for everyone at @lalibela_GR, a safari holiday in a malaria-free area @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA — Pembury Tours (@Pembury_Tours) May 17, 2017 A4) To enjoy the game drives, bush walks and bird watching @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA — Mhondoro Game Lodge (@MhondoroLodge) May 17, [&hellip

/ May 18, 2017 9:17 AM

Nature Reserves in South Africa on #TravelChatSA – Join and #Win with @DeHoopReserve | 24th May

#153: #TravelChatSA 24th May 2017 | Topic: Nature Reserves in South Africa with Special Guest and Prize Sponsor @DeHoopReserve   Q1 What is your primary reason for visiting a nature reserve as a getaway? via @DeHoopReserve#TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 Share a Top Tip / Do’s and Dont’s for travellers visiting a SA nature reserve via @DeHoopReserve #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 What is the impact of the water crisis on Nature reserves and how can establishments/ travellers make changes? via @DeHoopReserve #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 Tell us about a Nature reserve you visited and loved it and one you’d love to visit in SA via @TravelOpulent [&hellip

/ May 15, 2017 4:13 PM

Sea Point’s new addition: MOJO Market | Cape Town, South Africa

Mojo Market is a new 7-day-a-week food and lifestyle market which recently opened in Sea Point, Cape Town. It offers a mix of 45 designer stalls and with over 25 food vendors (including Baskin Robbins, Earth Fire Pizza and more) and it’s a fantastic addition to the Neighborhood. One can also enjoy: 3 bars, great coffee shops, entertainment; GoNow bikes for hire, and WiFi.   Opening times:  The market is open 7 days a week from 9am until 10pm (bars closing a bit later) Address: 30 Regent Rd, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8060, South Africa For updates follow on Facebook.   Images [&hellip

/ May 12, 2017 8:48 AM

Family Travel in SA with our Special Guest @TazzDiscovers (win with @MLTcarhiretour) | Join #TravelChatSA 17th May @ 7PM

#152: #TravelChatSA 17th May 2017 | Topic: Family Travel in South Africa with our Special Guest @TazzDiscovers  WIN: with@MLTcarhiretour   Q1 What are the challenges, highs and lows or frustrations when travelling with a family? Share tips via @travelopulent #TravelChatSA (19h00) Q2 When choosing family accommodation what is the top 3 factors you looking for? via @traveltonia #TravelChatSA (19h15) Q3 If you had a 7 seater vehicle for the weekend – where in South Africa would you take your family? via @MLTcarhiretour  #TravelChatSA (19h30) Q4 What Family Attractions would you recommend in your area and why? Share a pic via @TravelChatSA #TravelChatSA (19h45) BONUS [&hellip