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  • Floreal at the Marianne Wine Estate

    I’m from Durban. Durbanites don’t like driving far. Driving from Atlantic Seaboard to the ‘burbs even freaks me out. So when I schlep (and I mean schlep) somewhere far, like Stellenbosch (gasp!), I want it to be an experience. Enter: Floreal at the Marianne Wine Estate This new bistro-chic style restaurant opened it’s doors in October. […] More

  • Lunching at Bistro 13

    Roxy Laker and Chef Nic van Wyk from Bistro 13 on Welmoed Wine Estate, recently launched the new summer menu in conjunction with their first birthday! With their classic dishes with traditional South African flavour, Bistro 13 has been a big hit in the Cape Winelands as seen by their nomination for this year’s Klink Awards in the Great […] More

  • Stella at The Cullinan Review

    The Cullinan Hotel recently opened Stella Cafe & Bar – a beautiful Parisian-inspired space, which is perfect for a relaxing lunch or to unwind after a long day at work. The bar opens onto a beautiful, sheltered pool deck – perfect for Cape Town, considering how many meals have been ruined because of that lovely wind […] More

  • Dash Restaurant Review

    I normally preamble about something or other and then talk about the restaurant’s number of seats etc etc. I’m not going to. Why? The food was so freaking delicious, I want to tell you about it IMMEDIATELY. Dash Restaurant Review STARTERS Tempura Prawns // 115 At some restaurants these taste more tempura than prawn. And […] More

  • City Grill V&A Waterfront Review

    City Grill is the oldest steak house at the Waterfront and has been passed down from the original owners to their kids. When a restaurant has “grill” in their name I assume that they do a mean steak, so when they invited us, I was keen to get my steak on. Starters The starters didn’t start […] More

  • RUA Review Gardens Cape Town

    “Kayli, we’ve been invited to review RUA“ “What is a RUA?” “It means street. As in, they make street food.” “YES LET’S GO TO THERE NOW.” RUA Review Gardens Cape Town STARTERS To start we shared some tapas. While each individual dish was delicious, we chose badly because everything we had happens to have been […] More

  • Visiting the Greek Fisherman

    The Greek Fisherman is one of the oldest restaurants at the V&A Waterfront, offering Mediterranean dishes with a focus on authentic Greek cuisine. It’s still owned by the same family that started it back in 1992 – and it continues to go strong. To Begin Guests who want to sit outside and watch the hustle […] More

  • The Hussar Grill Willowbridge Review

    It’s time to celebrate! The Hussar Grill has recently been awarded TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame Award for its Green Point franchise. As we all know, TripAdvisor is one of the world’s largest travel sites, used by millions of people internationally, where you can find the best hotels and restaurants all over the world. The Hall […] More

  • Review: The Sevruga Winter Tasting Menu

    I’ve always been a big fan of Sevruga so when they came calling for us to review their new winter tasting menu, I couldn’t refuse. I’ve only ever been to the restaurant during the summer either for lunch (review) or to take advantage of their incredible sushi specials. But there is always a first time […] More

  • Beluga Cape Town Winter Set Menu Special

    Beluga is across the road from my office. It’s so convenient, it’s actually inconvenient, because I just can’t stop myself from heading over for their half-price sushi lunch, sit down or takeaway. But ever since we were invited to review this RIDICULOUSLY affordable set menu, I’ve found Beluga’ing for dinner too. On their normal menu, […] More

  • Craft Burger Bar Review

    How well do you handle pressure? Craft Burger Bar is a trendy little restaurant on 82 Regent Street in Sea Point. We joined them for dinner on a Friday evening, with the restaurant in full swing and hardly an empty table to be seen – a sign of good things to come. The restaurant has […] More

  • Classic Winter Menu at The Mount Nelson

    Look at how much The Mount Nelson cares about whether you think their food is old fashioned:   That’s not a lot of care. Why? Because they know what they’re doing and they’re good at it. Plus, they do serve all the modern bits and bobs that diners could be looking for, both at Oasis […] More