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Melissa's The Food Shop
Wine & Dine

Melissa’s: From Humble Beginnings to a Household Name

Comfort food + cosy atmosphere = complete peace of mind

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Sotano
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Top Spots For Brunch In Cape Town

It's never too late for breakfast or too early for lunch

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Winter specials in front of the fireplace at Ricks
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Cape Town Winter Specials and Warming Menus

Get cosy with toasty winter deals at top-notch Mother City restaurants and other establishments

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SeaBreeze
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SeaBreeze Fish & Shell on Bree Street

The latest addition to Bee Street offers mouth-watering coastal produce

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SeaBreeze
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New Restaurants and Hot Spots in Cape Town

Our round-up of the latest eateries, bars, shops, pubs and clubs to launch in the Mother City

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La Mer Restaurant at Radisson Blue La Vendome in Sea Point
Wine & Dine

La Mer Restaurant & Grill and Cpoint Bar & Lounge in Sea Point

Savour five-star cuisine and premium cocktails on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard

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parkhouse
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Contemporary comfort at The Parkhouse Hotel

Experience serenity and tranquility within the hustle and bustle of Cape Town’s CBD at this intimate boutique hotel.

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Spice Route - 10
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Spend a Day at: Spice Route in Paarl

A wine-land playground that’ll satisfy your every desire!

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winter cocktails
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Winter cocktails

We said goodbye to summer, it doesn't mean those yummy cocktails have to go too.

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Azure
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Restaurants with fireplaces in Cape Town

Despite gloomy winter weather, a great meal next to a cosy log fire is enough to coax anyone out of hibernation

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Guy Clark Executive Chef
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Chef Guy Clark’s Ocean and Ash Tasting Menu at Tintswalo Atlantic

Dine in style at Tintswalo Atlantic. Enjoy Executive Chef Guy Clark's eight-course Ocean and Ash Tasting Menu.

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Sotano
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Outdoor restaurants with a sea view in Cape Town and surrounds

A guide to Mother City eateries with refreshing ocean vistas and menus to match

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Mojo Market
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Mojo Market in Sea Point

Mojo Market, the trendy new addition to Regent Street in Sea Point

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League of Beers
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7 Beers to Go with 7 Great Winter Recipes

League of Beers sommelier Rob Heyns shares some key colder season pairings

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Govinda's Food Cafe Rondebosch
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Eat Your Way Through Winter

Forget feeling frosty with these delicious foodie gems!

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Cosecha
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Cosecha at Noble Hill Wine Estate

Enjoy a stunning breakfast or lunch just outside Cape Town

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Cape Town CBD
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Ideas for Mother's Day This Year

How will you express your appreciation for your Mom this Mother’s Day? Last Update: 8th May 2017

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Granary Cafe Silo Hotel
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The Granary Cafe at The Silo Hotel

Elegant eatery in Cape Town

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Willaston Bar at Silo Hotel
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The Willaston Bar at The Silo Hotel

Exquisite cocktails and extraordinary views at the Mother City’s hottest new bar

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A family enjoying a picnic at one of the SanPark locations
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The best braai spots in Cape Town

Spend a lazy afternoon doing what we South Africans do best

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YUZU
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YUZU Kitchen & Bar in Kloof Street

Chef Rikku Ó'Donnchü brings a unique taste of Japanese-American cuisine to Cape Town

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Kaapse Stories at The Rockwell Theatre
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"Kaapse Stories from the Mother City" at The Rockwell Dinner Theatre

Dinner theatre in De Waterkant: A musical history experience about Cape Town and her people.

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Ben Wei
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Ben Wei Asian cuisine in Wembley Square, Gardens

Ben Wei, meaning 'original taste', offers authentic Asian fare at the highly esteemed Wembley Square in Gardens, Cape Town

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Rick’s – a Cape Town classic

Here’s looking at this Mother City institution: a go-to spot for top drinks and tasty nosh 

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Grande Roche exterior
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The Bosman’s Restaurant Experience

Fine dining at the Grande Roche Hotel

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The Queen and Peasant Boutique Liquor Store Cape Town
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The Queen and Peasant

Drink the good stuff every day - available from this boutique liquor store on Kloof Street

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The Chicken Shop
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The Chicken Shop in Sea Point

Get the tastiest home-cooked food in Sea Point's Main Road!

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Dalliance
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Dalliance at the V&A Waterfront

Stunning eatery in the Mother City

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Chefs Warehouse & Canteen Tapas
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Chefs Warehouse in Beau Constantia

Liam Tomlin strikes again in the Mother City

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champagnefestival1
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Champagne at breakfast is allowed, if it’s free

While Cape Town’s liquor trading hours aims to prevent alcohol abuse, it also makes paid for champagne breakfasts illegal

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Benguela Cove Water Sports
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Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate in Hermanus

Sample award‐winning wines and decadent pairings coupled with spectacular views at this luxurious wine and residential estate in the Western Cape

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Mangata Restaurant
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Mangata Restaurant in Simon’s Town

The best contemporary cuisine combined with great Simon’s Town views

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Proof Wine Bar
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Proof Wine Bar in Somerset West

South Africa’s first crowd-funded wine bar

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Loaves in Long
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2015 Restaurants and Hot Spots in Cape Town and Surrounds

Our round-up of the latest eateries, bars, shops, pubs and clubs to launch in the Mother City in 2015

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La Parada and Harbour House Constantia Nek Sushi
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The New Hotspot on Top of the Constantia Nek Hill

Cape Town’s oldest restaurant now houses La Parada and Harbour House

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Route62 Winelands
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Exploring the Robertson Wine Valley

Indulge your inner hedonist with a weekend in the Winelands 

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James Sedgwick Distillery
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The James Sedgwick Distillery in Wellington

Africa’s first commercial whisky distillery is now open to the public for tours and whisky pairings

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Openwine 6
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Openwine in Cape Town

The Mother City’s first enoteca offering a wide selection of proudly South African wine

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testkitchen6
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The Test Kitchen Ranked 22nd Best Restaurant in the World

The Cape Town fine dining gem scoops up another international accolade

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Idiom Restaurant and Wine Centre Entrance
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Idiom Restaurant and Wine Tasting Centre in the Helderberg

A new exclusive Winelands destination with majestic mountain-top views

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Green Curry
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Green vegetable curry with fried haloumi

Veggie.buntch.net shares a surprisingly easy recipe packed full of flavour and perfect for winter.

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Franschhoek Artisan Food Route
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The Franschhoek Artisan Food Route

Find your inner foodie and eat all things artisan in this pretty culinary capital

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10 Food Photos That Prove Cape Town is the Culinary Capital of South Africa

Our monthly selection of Instagram images that capture some delicious and decadent Mother City dishes

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Lunch at Idlanathi

Pollsmoor Prison Restaurant 'Idlanathi' serves delicious food for cheap cheap

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Kleine Zalze Vineyards
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Kleine Zalze Winery in Stellenbosch

Eat, drink, stay and play – this trailblazing Winelands destination promises the whole package 

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The Test Kitchen by Luke Dale-Roberts

Fine dining  for the younger generation comes to Cape Town's Woodstock

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mains at De Grendel restaurant
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De Grendel Restaurant

Spend the day straddling two worlds at this Durbanville wine estate

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How to throw an impressive dinner party

...without going through too much trouble

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League of Beers Craft Beer
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Quiz: What is Your Craft Beer Personality?

League of Beers sommelier Rob Heyns challenges you to find out which brew you should be drinking  

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Mikhaila TurnerUp and coming fashion blogger

Up and coming fashion blogger, wanting to make her mark in the future of fashion

Alive and Kicking swing movieA one night showing of swing ...

‘Cause a film don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing!

d6 our homeJournalist who told the untold stories ...

The man who blew life back into the forgotten memories of District Six and ...

Avontuur Wine Tasting - 1Tutored Winter Tastings at Avontuur ...

Learn from the master winemaker at this historic Stellenbosch estate!

Aquaponics Workshop - 1Learn Innovative Aquaponic Techniques ...

The way we farm needs to change, and fast!

4th July KnifeHow To Celebrate American Independence ...

On a scale of one to America, how free are you on the 4th of July?

ByblosA sweet deal on Turkish appetizers ...

Get a three-for-two deal on any authentic Turkish appetizers every Thursday!

Dirtopia trail run vineyardsFalk Presents A Wine Adventure Trail ...

Run for your wine in the luscious setting of Warwick Wine Estate

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Ben Dey and the Concrete Lions - 2Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions Live

Get down to local beats at Camps Bay’s hangout of choice!

The Rockerfellas - 3The Rockerfellas at Quay Four

Catch The Rockerfellas at this Cape Town favourite!

Gala for Good - 1HGG Gala for Good Charity Dinner

Get fancy for a good cause!

Phoenix Fest of Fire 2017 - 1Vortex Phoenix Festival of Fire

Get ready for a fiery winter stomp-fest that will help dispel those chilly blues!

JB Food Truck 1Food Truck Friday at Jack Black’s Brewery

Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to Matjiesfontein

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

Primal Eatery The Primal Hour at Primal Eatery

Get the best wine, pairings, and cocktails at the Primal Hour

HQ-web-ready-259.jpgFriday Night DJ and Dancing at HQ Restaurant

#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with Camissa

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and around our pretty city

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline park

best winter dishes ricks cafe americainRick’s Café Americain’s Weekly Lunch Specials

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour with ByeCycle

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an e-bike

Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag Children's Events Cape TownKids’ Party Special with Battlefield Live SA Laser Tag

Treat your little one to the ultimate military-style birthday bash and save R500

parkhouseWinter Savings at The Parkhouse Hotel

Enjoy the best winter comforts at the fraction of the cost

Ben Dey and the Concrete Lions - 2Ben Dey and The Concrete Lions Live

Get down to local beats at Camps Bay’s hangout of choice!

The Rockerfellas - 3The Rockerfellas at Quay Four

Catch The Rockerfellas at this Cape Town favourite!

Gala for Good - 1HGG Gala for Good Charity Dinner

Get fancy for a good cause!

Phoenix Fest of Fire 2017 - 1Vortex Phoenix Festival of Fire

Get ready for a fiery winter stomp-fest that will help dispel those chilly blues!

JB Food Truck 1Food Truck Friday at Jack Black’s Brewery

Relax this Friday with a Jack Black beer and some scrumptious food

Wine Flies Forgotten Route TourThe Forgotten Route Train Tour to Matjiesfontein

Take the road less travelled on a two-day adventure to the Klein Karoo

Primal Eatery The Primal Hour at Primal Eatery

Get the best wine, pairings, and cocktails at the Primal Hour

HQ-web-ready-259.jpgFriday Night DJ and Dancing at HQ Restaurant

#AfterDark with DJ Rene: start the weekend with a steak dinner, stylish cocktails and suave tunes by The Frenchman

Villains Ale House Logo 2DJ nights at Villain’s Ale House

Kick start your weekend with DJ nights every Thursday, Friday and Saturday

The Queen and PeasantThe Queen and Peasant Weekend Meet and Greets

Treat yourself to a tasting of fine wines, beers and spirits this weekend

Jack BlackBeers and Bands at Jack Black Brewery and Taproom

Every Friday night the Jack Black stage is lit up with local talent

Glowing Rooms 3Glowing Rooms SA offers a special opening price!

Pay a special rate for entrance into SA’s first 3D space-themed glow-in-the-dark mini-golf adventure

Camissa Township Tours Formal HousesCamissa Township Tour and Robben Island Visit

Embark on a cultural journey and experience the Mother City’s townships with Camissa

Om Revolution sunsetOutdoor Yoga Classes with The Om Revolution in Cape Town

Bend, stretch and meditate with this affordable mobile yoga studio in and around our pretty city

Rush glow in the dark dodge ballCosmic Rush at Rush Indoor Trampoline Park

Teens get your blood pumping inside with a glow-in-the-dark indoor trampoline park

best winter dishes ricks cafe americainRick’s Café Americain’s Weekly Lunch Specials

Pop over to the charming Casablanca-themed restaurant for a hearty meal that won’t break the bank

Bay Harbour Market in Hout Bay Cape TownFriday Night at The Bay Harbour Market

Ring in the weekend with live music, craft beer, hearty fare and happy shopping in Hout Bay

marianne wine estate 6Dinner and Jazz Special at Marianne Wine Estate

Wind down with some great food and free live music every Friday evening

Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa ReceptionSpa and Sparkling Wine Special at Luxe Laser & Spa in Tamboerskloof

Receive a FREE glass of bubbly with your beauty treatment every Friday at Cloud 9 Boutique Hotel & Spa

Bye Cycle Peddling the Promenade Cycle Tour in Cape TownPeddling the Sea Point Promenade Tour with ByeCycle

CapeTownMag readers get a special discount on Fridays when booking a trip on an e-bike

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