This little Overberg village comes alive with a weekend feast of fun and action
A saucy new Southwestern-style restaurant in Cape Town’s scenic Winelands
While most restaurants at Cape Town wine farms are all about tableclothed refinement and sophistication, Groot Constantia estate’s new Southwestern-style grill, BBQUES, is going against the grain and bringing a spot of down-home relaxed revelry to the Winelands.
“If you can’t have fun, then this isn’t the place to come,” exclaims business partner Rudi Minnaar, summing up his and owner Mike Lumb’s vision for the rustic barnyard-themed eatery (it’s set to open 24 May 2013).
Intent on offering something truly unique, the two hospitality gurus have converted a large old cellar formerly used for functions into a pastoral pop-up type space – it’s only open on Friday and Saturday evenings – that’s centred on providing grown-up members of the family (no under 18s allowed) with some solid