Food and Drink

Taste Riebeek Kasteel: 6 must-visit restaurants you can’t miss

Riebeek Kasteel is said to be one of South Africa’s oldest towns. Tucked away in the scenic Riebeek Valley, this historic gem has charmed visitors for centuries, earning its place as ‘the best-kept secret of the Western Cape’. Also read: Family-friendly dining: 10 Cape Town restaurants where kids eat for free The town boasts many a marvellous eatery that locals… Read more →
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5 spots on Kloof Street you need to try out in 2024

Kloof Street is a culinary treasure trove, full of several eateries that pack a flavourful punch. Sat in the heart of Cape Town, this street hosts a variety of spots that cater to every palate. From cosy bistros to cool cafes, each establishment along this strip has its own unique charm. Here are five spots on Kloof Street you need… Read more →
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Enjoy local flavours and vineyard views at Lievland Café in Stellenbosch

Lievland Vineyards is a historic estate with a beautiful old soul. The surrounding views of breathtaking natural beauty and idyllic Stellenbosch mountains and vineyards alone make this farm an essential stop on any visit to the beautiful region of the Western Cape in South Africa. The estate is situated in its own secluded valley just off the R44, positioned conveniently… Read more →
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Western Cape’s top restaurants dominate Reviewers Choice Awards

A survey of more than 250 000 South African diners has found that the Western Cape boasts more of the top restaurants in the country than any province. Also read: 5 restaurants in Cape Town serving seriously sensational views Nearly 300 000 diners reviewed in excess of 1 300 local eateries on the Dineplan platform, rating their service, ambience, food and… Read more →
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Terroir in town: The coolest wine bars in the Cape

Terroir In Town You need not travel too far to get your hands on a glass of fine vino. These wine bars may be quaint, but they stock a bounty of the best bottles. Cape Etc’s Leandri de Kock went sipping. Walk On The Wine Side Publik Wine Bar remains a gem, but it’s no longer a hidden one. Situated… Read more →
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FYN restaurant welcomes Michelin-starred chef for exclusive collaboration

Cape Town’s renowned FYN restaurant is set to host an extraordinary culinary collaboration with Japanese Michelin-starred chef Shin Takagi on Sunday, 17 September. This star-studded event promises an exquisite omakase sushi lunch and a kaiseki-style dinner, featuring sustainably sourced local fish and coastal ingredients prepared with precision and passion. For those unfamiliar with these terms, omakase refers to a dining… Read more →
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Irresistible specials at the delightful Byconcept Café

Byconcept Café is a halaal eatery in Gardens known for its amazing offerings and inviting ambience. If you’re on the hunt for a spot that caters to all tastes, Byconcept Café is your ultimate destination. With a menu spanning from breakfast favourites to gourmet burgers and more, this eatery has become a local hotspot for those seeking diverse and satisfying… Read more →
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Baking dreams into reality: The Charly’s Bakery story

Charly’s Bakery, a beloved Cape Town institution, is more than just a bakery – it’s a journey that began in 1989 when Charly and Jacqui Biess opened their doors in Thibault Square. From its early days, Charly’s Bakery has evolved into a vibrant hub of creativity, warmth and community, leaving an indelible mark on the Cape Town culinary scene. With… Read more →
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Harbour House: A myriad of delectable flavours, guaranteed

It’s never an easy feat recommending a restaurant to friends or family – it comes with weight of a delectable dining experience, or a dining disaster. Luckily, every bite at the Harbour House guarantees a myriad of bold, wonderful flavours perfectly entwined in each dish. So when anyone asks for a recommendation, the time-tested Harbour House often rolls off the… Read more →
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Foodies! Meet Time Out Market Cape Town’s first five vendors

It’s been a good few months since we bid a sad farewell to the V&A Food Market, consoled by the announcement that the prestigious Time Out Market would be building its first African home right here in the Mother City later in 2023. After much anticipation, Time Out Market Cape Town has announced the first five award-winning vendors set to create… Read more →
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