Food and Drink

A culinary delight of food and wine this week at the See Festival

This week, Capetonian food and wine lovers have the perfect opportunity to indulge in the wonderfully diverse culinary and wine cultures of our country at the See Festival, from 22-27 November. The festival brings together people from all corners—artists, designers, architects, activists and the public—to exchange ideas and create installations and performances that represent equity in our city’s public life…. Read more →
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Cheers to summer sparkles at the Cap Classique & Champagne Festival

It’s almost time to raise a glass to all things sparkling; the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne Festival is back! Perfectly timed with the start of December and summer celebrations, Franschhoek Wine Valley welcomes the return of the Franschhoek Cap Classique & Champagne festival. Regarded as one of South Africa’s leading Cap Classique-producing areas, the Franschhoek Wine Valley Cap Classique… Read more →
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I Love Coffee cafe: bridging the hearing divide by the cupful

At I Love Coffee the adage “actions speak louder than words” rings true. This Cape Town cafe doesn’t just serve coffee, it also serves the Deaf community.  Opening its doors in 2016, I Love Coffee dedicates itself to being Cape Town’s leading roasted coffee supplier. It sets itself apart from the rest by supplying its caffeinated goods while simultaneously igniting… Read more →
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Celebrate Heritage Day weekend with South African High Tea

In celebration of Heritage Day, The 5-star Cellars-Hohenort Hotel in Constantia is hosting an especially South African high tea. The weekend of the 23rd to the 25th of September will be filled with mouth-watering sweet and savoury treats, and the beautiful views of the wine-growing region of Cape Town: ponds, ancient trees, and great lawns. The tea consists of four… Read more →
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13 must-try restaurants in Cape Town

Cape Town’s food culture is steeped in rich history. Coupled with food trends from around the world, the Mother City is the ultimate foodie destination. Whether you’re a local or a tourist, we’ve put together a must-try list of 13 restaurants in Cape Town. From fine dining establishments to casual cuisine, there’s a place for everyone. Here are 13 restaurants… Read more →
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It’s a long road to Farro restaurant, but one worth travelling

Not many people would drive an hour or more for lunch. But for those who do, Farro is the reward at the end of the road. Farro at Gabriëlskloof is the new home of chef Alex Windebank and his wife and business partner, Eloise. She takes care of the front of house – and a more welcoming person is hard… Read more →
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WATCH: Can you handle the heat at The Hood Kitchen?

The Hood Kitchen in Mitchells Plain is home to one of Cape Town’s biggest, hottest burgers. Introducing the ‘Sterkbek’ challenge: ghost chilis, jalapeño and in-house spicy sauce are just a few of the killer toppings on this mighty beast. Cape {town} Etc’s very own Jay-Tee took one for the team. Watch the burn. Do you think you could finish this… Read more →
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