Stellenbosch reigns supreme over 2016 Eat Out nominations

Stellenbosch reigns supreme over 2016 Eat Out nominations
Stellenbosch reigns supreme over 2016 Eat Out nominations

Seven restaurants from the area deliciously represented on the shortlist

Fuelled with a wealth of creative, culinary talent and top end gourmet distinction, Stellenbosch continues to push the culinary boundaries through innovation as South Africa’s ‘Food Capital’.

It recently reaffirmed its world-class culinary talent by clinching no less than seven of the 20 nominations for the coveted 2016 Eat Out Top Ten Restaurants Awards – South Africa’s food Oscars.

These seven are all based on Stellenbosch Wine Routes wine farms. This highlights the route’s’ booming wine tourism offerings with more restaurants opening their doors on wine farms. Read more Stellenbosch reigns supreme over 2016 Eat Out nominations

Cape Town – Celebrate The Year-End In Style

Choose Park Inn by Radisson for an unforgettable year-end experience
Choose Park Inn by Radisson for an unforgettable year-end experience

The Park Inn by Radisson, Newlands, set at the foot of Table Mountain, is now open for bookings for year-end or corporate functions, offering a host of packages for groups in search of the perfect venue to bid farewell to 2016 and share excitement for what the new year will bring.

The modern, sophisticated venue caters for intimate gatherings or large events and parties can choose between three creative, traditional South African menus each featuring a three-course buffet, complete with welcome drinks and wireless internet.

The Apprentice menu offers delicacies such as grilled line fish and chicken schnitzel rounded off with a mouthwatering pecan pie. Read more Cape Town – Celebrate The Year-End In Style

Delheim spreads their blankets for laid-back Riverside Picnics

Delheim spreads their blankets for laid-back Riverside Picnics
Delheim spreads their blankets for laid-back Riverside Picnics

Picnic season opens on October 1 and the restaurant has a new nature-inspired menu

It’s almost summertime and the living is tasty at Delheim Estate, the Stellenbosch stalwart in the foothills of the Simonsberg. The season for its Riverside Picnics opens within days, offering new summer-inspired fare to celebrate Mother Nature and all her seasonal deliciousness.

From October 1 until the end of April 2017, why not rally your friends and head to Delheim. The ultimate picnic experience awaits in a beautiful setting at the edge of the Klip River with its abundant bird life. Read more Delheim spreads their blankets for laid-back Riverside Picnics

Le Riche Wines, home of the essential Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon

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Le Riche Wines, home of the essential Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon

Founded in 1996 by Etienne Le Riche, the Le Riche winemaking family consists of Etienne, Christo and Yvonne, with Mark Daniels completing the team. The Le Riche family has made it their business to produce the definitive expression of a Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon, and to great acclaim.

“If you choose the right grapes, you don’t have to interfere – the terroir speaks for itself,” says Etienne le Riche.

In order to accomplish this, grapes are carefully sourced from a handful of producers. Only Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from small vineyard parcels in the Stellenbosch region are used, and selected for their unique expression of this specific terroir. Read more Le Riche Wines, home of the essential Stellenbosch Cabernet Sauvignon

Visit Cape Town’s sophisticated Somerset West

Benguela on Main
Benguela on Main

In between Stellenbosch and Strand in the Helderberg, lies Somerset West, a sophisticated town that has a lot more to offer than what meets the eye. It may not be the first place to visit for spur of the moment trips but it should definitely be on your next to do list and here’s why.

Rated as one of the best food cities in the world, Cape Town has so much to offer in terms of incredible food that is prepared to perfection and venturing a little further out of town, to Somerset West is an adventure worth taking.

Fine dining restaurant, Benguela on Main is a must when in the area – offering exclusive fine cuisine and wine tasting experiences all under one roof, something quite unique and different. Read more Visit Cape Town’s sophisticated Somerset West

Strolla Launches New Breakfast Menu

Strolla Launches New Breakfast Menu
Strolla Launches New Breakfast Menu

Classic favourites and decadent delights await early birds

Early birds and promenade strollers take note: Your favourite rendezvous spot, Strolla, has launched a delicious new breakfast menu with succulent dishes to kick start (or round off) the perfect promenade stroll.

The menu has something for everyone: Go all out with a full English breakfast or keep it simple with the egg on toast or saucy egg Benedict options. Health options include a power-boosting egg white omelette filled with spinach, avocado and parmesan or home-made muesli with Bulgarian yoghurt. Read more Strolla Launches New Breakfast Menu