South African Food and Drink You Have to Try

South Africa is a country of extraordinary diversity, so it’s no surprise that South African cuisine is equally varied. In fact, I would say a South African vacation is not complete if you haven’t tried some of the local specialties! But just what IS traditional South African food and drink? I’m often asked this question,…

Dinner at La Colombe

La Colombe opened at its new venue, Silvermist, 3,5 years ago. Prior to this it was located on Uitsig wine farm in the Constantia valley. They are currently rated number 73 in the World’s Top 100 restaurants and number 2 in South Africa. After our first attempt of dinner at La Colombe had to be…

The Test Kitchen

This restaurant needs little introduction, but for those who’ve never heard of it, here are a few quick facts: – Owned by Luke Dale-Roberts, one of South Africa’s most celebrated chefs – The top offering in his stable of restaurants. The others are The Pot Luck Club, Luke Dale-Roberts x Saxon and The Shortmarket Club…

7 reasons to honeymoon in South Africa

South Africa, the rainbow nation, as it’s often referred has it all from vibrant cities and sexy beaches to untamed wilderness and rural beauty. No matter what you are looking for, South Africa is an idyllic setting for a honeymoon. Experience sunrise in the bush, “Sundowners” (South Africa’s version of Happy Hour) in wine country…

Top 10 South African restaurants

Last week the Top 10 South African restaurants were named and we are now bringing that list to you. If you want to include any of these restaurants in your next travel itinerary we suggest you let us know as soon as possible as bookings for them fill up well in advance, especially over the…


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