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La Paris Christmas Menu

Lovely La Paris Estate outside Paarl is hosting a lavish Christmas Lunch buffet this year. It's child-friendly, with beautiful gardens and a designated play area for little children. Lawns, roses, huge shady trees and outside eating areas with umbrellas all make for an attractive destination to celebrate with your...

Paradise Found: Elgin Open Gardens

Elgin Open Gardens is an annual, week-long event that allows the public access to otherwise private gardens. 15 gardens are participating this year, the 17th Open Gardens. Many of the wine estates in the valley lay on special events with food, wine, music and entertainment during this magical week. My...

Bistro Sixteen82 Vegan & Vegetarian Menu

Bistro Sixteen82, Steenberg’s popular cellar door restaurant in Constantia, welcomes vegans and vegetarians this summer with dedicated menus bursting with freshness and flavour. Known for uncomplicated bistro-style food and tapas that is seasonal and flavourful, Chef Kerry Kilpin draws on experiences during her travels to find new inspiration and authentic...

La Petite Colombe New Menu

La Petite Colombe marked its one-year anniversary this spring with a new menu. Still available, it's a splendid showcase for the talented head chef John Norris-Rogers and his dedicated team. La Petite Colombe is located alongside Leeu Collection’s La Quartier Français Hotel, in the beautiful winelands town of Franschhoek. Under the...

Bartholomeus Klip Christmas Celebrations and Accommodation

Bartholomeus Klip Guest Farm in the Swartland is never less than magic to visit, and this Christmas will be no exception. The food is extraordinarily good, the accommodation is country-style luxury and the hospitality of the finest to be found anywhere. BK specialises in local craft gins and regional...

Steenberg Ruby Rosè Frosé Recipe, Cheese & Wine

I'm rather partial to rosé myself, and Steenberg is a big favourite of mine. It goes beautiful with summery food, smoked trout or salmon, oysters, barbecued prawns, Thai food and even sushi. Always keep some at hand in the fridge, is my hot summer tip to you. From the tasting...

Delheim Fynbos Conservation

Delheim Wine Estate lies across a 2 km stretch of Simonsberg. In the 1970's, land not under vineyard cultivation was heavily planted with what would become the largest private pine plantation in the Western Cape. 150 hectares of the pine plantation were destroyed by fire in 2000. The pine...

Marbrin Boutique Olive Farm: Award-winning Olive Oil

Marbrin is a small family-run boutique olive farm nestled in the renowned Robertson Breede River Valley surrounded by the Langeberg and Riviersonderend Mountains. They extract extra-virgin olive oil and process their own unique range of table olives and tapenade. No surprise, then, that one of South Africa's top supermarket chains...

Peregrine Limited Edition Tea Menu for Elgin Open Gardens

Elgin Valley’s famous Peregrine Farm Stall welcomes vegan and plant-based eaters with its brand new Spring Menu. To celebrate Spring and the annual Elgin Open Gardens, Peregrine Farm has also created a menu with a special twist to its usual tea-time treats. Now offering a beautiful range of high quality...

Rijstafel Feast with Peter Veldsman at Karoo Art Hotel

South African culinary icon, food writer and chef Peter Veldsman is hosting an epic 62-course Indonesian Rijstafel feast at Karoo Art Hotel in Barrydale on Friday 3rd November. Tickets are selling fast at R850 pp (excluding wine) so book your place quick-sticks through reservations@karooarthotel.co.za. Only 30 places are available...