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8 winter specials to lift your spirits

Stay in a mountain cottage, book a date night, drink a chocolate martini

Last Updated: 8 September 2021

Some of these specials end in December. Waygu beef dripping steak night, complimentary chocolate vodka martini on Date Night Tuesdays and more. 


Here's a special for meat lovers. Iron Steak's menu offers a selection of succulent meats and delicious sides, mouth-watering burgers and delicious desserts. The popular dry-aged, organic flat-iron steak, served with a side of fries made with Waygu beef dripping, is only R99 from Mondays to Sundays. It's also worth checking out the Wednesday Burger Special and other deals at Iron Steak.
Price: R99
Availability: Until 1 December 2021
Hours: Monday - Sunday: 12pm - 10pm

114 Bree Street | Cape Town | + (0) 21 422 1175 | |



Satisfy your sweet tooth with Cakes & Desserts’ little cake box, made up of desserts from around the world such as a Jamaican Coconut Pie and American Boston Cream Pie. In addition, there’s a different treat of the week every time so your palate can go on a flavour trip with Cakes and Desserts.
Price: 2 for R100
Availability: Ongoing
Hours: Monday to Saturday: 8 am - 5 pm

Boulevard Way | Capricorn | +27 (0) 21 709 0809 | 



The Hussar Grill offers a regular complimentary chocolate vodka martini on Date Night Tuesdays. The deal costs R385 per couple, and you’ll get a starter, main course, a bottle of Hussar Grill 50th Red Wine and, of course, the chocolate vodka martinis. Does that not sound like a good deal from the Hussar Grill?
Price: R385
Availability: Ongoing
Hours: various locations and opening times around Cape Town



Spend the day at this family-owned wine estate, which is offering a special package to keep you busy all day. It includes game viewing and wine tasting for only R144. Enjoy a tour at the Cat Park, which is home to lions, leopards and a variety of game. Then go on to a wine tasting of the estate’s finest wines in the Tasting Room at Vredenheim.
Price: R144 pp
Availability: Until 31 October 2021 (email to book)
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday. Restaurant is only open for Sunday lunch. 

Vredenheim Estate | Stellenbosch | +27 (0) 21 881 3001 | 



Bobo's in Mouille Point is a family restaurant with a gorgeous view overlooking the sea. Its winter special offers two courses of R275, or three for R320. Dishes include tomato gnocchi, rump steak with lemon butter and fries and to top it off, crème brûlée. These are just some of the mouth-watering menu options you can choose when you dine at Bobo's
Price: R275 for 2 courses, R320 for 3 courses
Availability: Until 30 September 2021
Hours: Monday - Sunday, 12pm - 9pm

1 Two Oceans Beach, Beach Rd, Mouille Point | + 27 (0) 21 439 9027 | 



Take some time off and take the family to this beautiful estate with breathtaking views. There you can mountain bike, ride horses or picnic. Until the end of the year, you can stay at the estate’s Bertha’s Retreat Cottages at a special rate, and children under 12 stay for free (minimum of 2 adults). You’ll have a great family escape at Boschendal. 
Availability: Until 31 December 2021
Hours: Monday - Sunday: 8 am - 9pm

Boschendal Estate | Pniel Street | Franschhoek | + (0) 21 870 



Fancy escaping the city and staying in a cottage in the mountains? Then Big Sky Cottages might be just for you. With views of the farm and valley below, these fully equipped, self-catering cottages are nestled on the slopes of the Mostertshoek Mountain. You can also take advantage of the variety of specials on offer, including a 30% discount when you book for 7 days or more. Take in the view and unwind at Big Sky Cottages.
Price: from R1 050
Availability: Valid until 2 December 2021

Big Sky Farm | Wolseley | +27 71 354 9209 | 



A picturersque country estate just outside of Plettenberg Bay, Laird Lodge has 5 specials running until the end of September. The Gourmet Package offers a 2-night stay, two 3-course gourmet dinners and a wine and biltong pairing experience for R2500 per person, while the 3-night Nature Package includes 3 nights accommodation (with breakfast), a 3-course gourment meal, a trip to meet the elephants at the Knysna Elephant Park, as well as a bike ride and picnic for R3850 per person. Step into spring with a serene stay at Laird Lodge
Price: Specials packages from R2 500
Availability: valid until 30 September 2021

N2 National Road, 20kms from Knysna - 8kms from Plettenberg Bay | Plettenberg Bay | +27 (0) 44 532 7721  | 



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