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Cape Town's 7 (different) things to do this week(end)

Concerts, crafts, lantern festival, nature walk + more

Last updated: Monday, 19 February 2024

Wondering what to do this weekend? We’ve got a list of upcoming events in and around the city. You can watch an indoor or outdoor concert, try Eastern European food, take the kids to a crafts workshop, spend the day at a jazz affair or walk in nature and explore fynbos. Here are 7+ things for you to do this week(end).

SING ALONG TO YOUR FAVOURITE MUSICALS 

Tiny Owls Baby Home is hosting a night of music magic at Tygervalley’s Barnyard Theatre. It’s a benefit concert paying tribute to music from some of the greatest movies to ever hit the big screen like Grease, Rocky Horror, Dirty Dancing, and more. All proceeds from ticket sales will aid their cause of providing safety care to abandoned and relinquished babies. 

Date: Friday, 23 February; doors open at 6pm and show starts at 7pm
Cost: R200 a ticket, book via hello@tinyowls.org.za or Whatsapp 079 687 3589


The Barnyard Theatre | Entrance 12, Tygervalley Shopping Centre | Belville | @tinyowls_babyhome | Image: The Barnyard Theatre

LET THE LITTLE ONES GET MESSY

Cape Town Craft Club is hosting a monthly Cape Town Kids Art Club, giving little ones a morning of arts and crafts. Parents can drop and go as kids aged three to ten can get creative in a sunny and spacious studio. After they explore different techniques from sewing and weaving to painting and drawing, there’s breaktime in the playground. 

Date: Saturday, 24 February; 9am to 12pm
Cost: R350, book via Quicket


The Children's Studio | 15 Albert Street | Claremont | @capetowncraftclub | Image: Cape Town Craft Club

SPEND SATURDAY AT A LANTERN FESTIVAL

The Lantern Festival Market is back for another year, showcasing Chinese culture like Chinese food and tea (for tasting and purchase), acupuncture, live music and exhibitions of paintings and calligraphy. There’ll also be a food market selling Chinese snacks, bubble tea, ice cream and liquor. Plus, a range of kids activities like ring toss and jumping castles.

Date: Saturday, 24 February; 10am to 5pm
Cost: Free entry

 
 
 
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ATTEND A FREE FESTIVAL

The Cape Racing summer season comes to an end with another SpashOut Seafood and Jazz Racing Festival. You can expect a packed day of racing, seafood, sushi, live jazz and performances by Kaapse Klopse Jazz bands and local street performers. Plus there’s a kids zone that makes it a day out for the whole family. Claim free tickets online via Webtickets (children included). 

Date: Saturday, 24 February; 11am onwards
Cost: Free entry, book via Webtickets


Kenilworth Race Course | Rosmead Avenue | @cape_racing | Image: Cape Racing

WALK THROUGH NATURE

End your weekend by getting up early on Sunday morning and going for a walk in nature as you explore the fynbos found throughout the Helderberg Nature Reserve. Done in a group and guided by a professional, the walk takes between two and three hours. 

Date: Sunday, 25 February, 7.30am
Cost: R80, book via email at info@helderbergnaturereserve.co.za

Helderberg Nature Reserve | Verster Avenue | Somerset West | @hnr_2023

GO TO A CONCERT AT RATANGA PARK

Century City is launching a new outdoor concert series featuring Die Heuwels Fantasties, a SAMA award-winning Afrikaans alternative band, with multi-award-winning Cape Flats rapper, Jitsvinger as the opening act. It’s a picnic-style event where guests can bring their own picnic or grab food from the local food trucks. Beer and wine will be on sale.

Date: Sunday, 25 February; 4pm to 8pm
Cost: R200, book via Quicket


Ratanga Park | 4 Conference Lane | Century City | @centurycity_za | Image: Century City 

TRY EASTERN EUROPEAN FOOD 

The Holy Spirit restaurant is hosting an evening of Eastern European fun. There’ll be Georgian dumplings (with fillings like meat, cheese, and vegan options), a welcome cocktail or housemade lemonade, and a live performance by Zambian-born singer and songwriter Stanley Sibande. There’ll also be vodka, cocktails, wine, and lager on tap. 

Date: Sunday, 25 February; 5pm to 11pm
Cost: R50, book via Quicket


118 Church St | Gardens | Cape Town | 066 187 8315 | @the_holy_spirit_ct | Image: The Holy Spirit 

RIDE ON SCOOTERS IN THE COUNTRYSIDE

A one-stop-adventure-shop with Monster Mountain Scooters, purpose-built tracks, archery, vine bike tours and mountain biking trails. All surrounded by mountain ranges and wine farms. Could this be the best day ever? Read more about Scootours’s new location in Banhoek (which also takes walk-ins).

Date: Open daily; 8am - 5pm
Cost: R590 pp for riders


Swart Street | Kylemore | bookings@scootours.co.za | @scootourscapetown | Image: Scootours

GO TO MAYNARDVILLE OPEN-AIR FESTIVAL

This year Cape Town’s enchanting open-air theatre festival features choirs and orchestras. And, yes, Shakespeare. The festival will have magical evenings: From the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra to opera shows and the classic love story Romeo and Juliet. From the programme picnic to parking, here’s everything you need to know about Maynardville Open-Air Festival 2024

Date: 18 January to 25 February
Cost: From R190 


Maynardville Park | 27 Piers Road, Wynberg | @maynardville  | Image: Jeanine Bresler

CELEBRATE THE DAY OF LOVE 

Single? Taken? It’s complicated? Embrace the love around you this Valentine’s Day with your gals, bros, families or partner(s). From a lipstick making workshop and singles mingle to romantic dinners and dance parties. Here’s 14+ activities (and a gift idea) for 14 February 2024.

Date: Events from Wednesday, 14 February to Sunday, 18 February
Cost: Varies


Various locations | Image: Lipped

PLAY BEACH VOLLEYBALL EVERY THURSDAY 

Join a free weekly event on Clifton 1st beach with volleyball games, sunsets and live DJs. It’s a great way to end off a summer evening and make new friends. Players don’t need to be professional and spectators are welcome to watch the fun at Friends Who Volley.

Date: Every Thursday, from 5pm
Cost: Free


Clifton 1st Beach | Clifton | Cape Town | @friendswhovolley | Image: @hansminaar_film

SPEND A THURSDAY IN EAST CITY

Harrington Street ticks all the boxes. There’s a classy cocktail lounge, local dive bar, nightclub and rum bar all under one roof. Every Thursday Harrington Street is a hub of local music, with live bands and DJ performances.Plus, there’s happy hour and half-price tapas at Harrington Street.

Date: Every Thursday, from 4pm to 4am
Cost: Classic cocktails from R70


61b Harrington Street | District Six | Cape Town | @harringtonsct | Image: Harrington Street

PLAY A SUPERHERO ESCAPE GAME  

It’s up to you to save the city of Cape Town from The Roach. You only have 75 minutes to do it. Are you in? This thrilling new escape game feels like a superhero simulation and is filled with Marvel easter eggs. Our team was the first to play it. Here’s everything you need to know about HintHunt’s Marble escape game.

Date: Open daily; 10am - 8.30pm
Cost: R395 per person in a team of 6 


Watershed | 17 Dock Road | V&A Waterfront | @hinthuntafrica | Image: Claire Photography

RIDE MONSTER MOUNTAIN SCOOTOURS 

Freewheel down a Scootour track at Middelvlei Wine Estate in Stellenbosch. It's a 45-minute, action-packed trail with berms, rollers, and a bush tunnel. There's also midweek specials, drinks and a lekker braai lunch at Scootours

Date: N/A
Cost: From R290pp


Middelvlei Wine Estate | Stellenbosch| @scootoursbestdayever| Image: Scootours

BOOK A STAY AT THIS BEACH RESORT  

In a tranquil fishing village hidden on the West Coast is Blue Bay Lodge: A 3-star resort on the bay’s edge, with winding beach walkways, beauty salon, tennis courts and more. Here’s 10 reasons to stay at this beach resort (and see how to book).

Cost: From R1 630 per night 


48 Gracillaria Crescent | Blouwaterbaai | Saldanha | @bluebaylodge | Image: Blue Bay Lodge

SAVE ON A HAIR MAKEOVER THIS WEEKEND

Want to do something new with your ‘do, or pamper yourself with a hair treatment? Excentric Hair are offering CapeTownMagazine.com readers some serious discounts on services like hair extensions, hair loss treatments, frizz-fighting experiences and more. Find 5 ways to transform your hair with some of Cape Town’s top hair stylists.

Cost: From R190 


Excentric Hair | Sea Point & Kloof Street | onpoint@excentric-hair.co.za | Instagram | Image: Excentric Hair

WATCH A MOVIE UNDER THE STARS 

The Galileo Open Air Cinema is back with over 100 movies lined up from classics like Back To The Future and Dirty Dancing to new hits including Barbie and Oppenheimer. There are four new Winelands venues to enjoy on Saturdays, plus a pet-friendly show. Find out more about free birthdays, special shows and see the full Galileo schedule.

Date: November 2023 to April 2024
Cost: Varies depending on type of ticket, book online through Webtickets


Various locations | @thegalileo | Image: Galileo Open Air Cinema

DISTILL YOUR OWN BRAND OF GIN

You don’t just taste great gins, you get to distill and design your own gin – from choosing the alcohol percentage, flavor profile and colour to designing the bottle. While you’re there, you can do a gin tasting and have wood-fired pizza on the deck. Plus, you’ll walk out with a specially designed bottle of gin at Distiller’s Union. 

Date: Wednesday to Sunday, 11am - 5.30pm
Cost: From R595 for standard gin making experience


Distiller’s Union | 156 Victoria Road | Woodstock | @distillersunion | Image: Distiller's Union

TRY HEALTHY TAKEOUT

Sweet and sticky wings, loaded cheese fries, harissa drumsticks, ragout spaghetti, Snickers chocolate bars… what if we told you this could be healthy (and plant-based)? For your next movie night this weekend, why not try Bamboo, a healthy takeout spot in the city.

Date: Daily, 11am to 9pm (delivery) 
Cost: From R50 


9 Long Street | Bamboo Plant Power’s website | @bambooplantpower | Image: Bamboo Plant Power

JOIN KARAOKE NIGHTS OR WINE TASTING

This unassuming burger joint conceals weird and wacky burgers and special monthly events. Fridays are wine tastings and regular live entertainment, and on Saturdays there’s wild karaoke nights. Plus, every First Thursdays the eatery turns into an artist expo. Find out more about the love-themed burgers at this inner city hangout.

Date: Thursday to Saturday; 12am - 10pm
Cost: Varies, book karaoke or wine tasting via Quicket


16 Loop Street | Cape Town City Centre | @love_is_burgers | Image: Love Is

VISIT A GLASS MUSEUM

Whether you’re a fan of glass art or simply looking for a beautiful place to visit, you won’t regret stopping by the Glass Museum at Glenelly Estate! Home to one of the largest privately-owned glass collections in the world, see over 600 pieces of glass in Stellenbosch and the best part? It’s free.

Date: Tuesday - Saturday, 10am to 5pm & Sundays, 10am to 3pm
Cost: Free


Glenelly Estate | Stellenbosch | @glenellyestate | Image: Glenelly Estate

ENJOY AN ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT BRUNCH

Treat your family or friend group to an all-you-can-eat buffet every weekend. There’s something of everything – cereals, fruit salads, artisan cheeses, waffles, freshly baked bread, omelettes and croissants, in addition to the regular menu. It’s on every Saturday and Sunday at Café Extrablatt. 

Date: Saturdays, 9am -12pm; Sundays, 9am–2pm
Cost: Saturdays, R139.90; Sundays, R159.90


Exhibition Building | Green Point | 021 434 3759 | @extrablattcapetown | Image: Lara van Zyl

TRY SUNSET YOGA 

Here’s something fun to try after work. Enjoy sunset yoga every Tuesday for free. Yogi Ingrid hosts a weekly in the Neighbourgood building on Loop Street. Everyone is welcome to join, no matter your level of experience. Plus, it’s a great way to meet new people in the city. The class is one hour, and everyone meets in the lobby of Neighbourgood before class. 

Date: Every Tuesday, 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Cost: Free; book your slot via Quicket


Neighbourgood | Loop Street | @neigbourgood_sa | Image: Neighbourgood  

ENJOY AFFORDABLE COMEDY EVERY TUESDAY 

Comedy on Kloof hosts an affordable, weekly stand-up comedy night. At just R40 a ticket, this is some of the most affordable comedy in Cape Town. Promoting a queer-friendly space, this weekly comedy night offers talent in both popular comedians and rising stars.

Date: Every Tuesday, 8pm to 10pm
Cost: R40, book via Quicket


66 Kloof Street | Gardens | @comedyonkloof | Image: Comedy on Kloof 

WATCH DUCKS PARADE ON A WINE FARM

An affordable outing for the whole family. In an effort to farm sustainably, Vergenoegd Löw Wine Estate uses 1 000 Indian Runner Ducks to parade around the estate and eat any snails and bugs. Take the kids to the free duck parade, and after enjoy a meal at Chef Bertus Basson’s Geuwels Restaurant or Clara’s Barn, a restaurant in the oldest barn in the Western Cape.

Date: Every Saturday and Sunday; between 8am and 10am or 11am and 1pm
Cost: Parade, free; Guided tours starting at R40


Stellenbosch | @vergenoegd_low_wine_estate | Image: @saltysn0w

CAMP AT JAM-PACKED FAMILY FESTIVAL

Every year, there's a magical weekend in Citrusdal where kids can fully embrace their true selves, and adults rediscover their inner-child. Think 3 days filled with crafts, games, river swims, kayaks, live music, sleeping beneath the stars. Get your tickets for Wolfie Family Festival now.

Date: 8 - 10 March 2024
Cost: From R293


Wolfie Family Festival | Keerom Street | Citrusdal | 076 017 4905 | howl@wolfie.co.za | @wolfiefamilyfestival

PLAY AN ESCAPE GAME EVERY FRIDAY

60 minutes of pure adrenaline, problem-solving and bonding. There are few things as thrilling as a HintHunt escape game. HintHunt Africa offers an immersive and fun escape-room experience that’s great for friends, family and colleagues. The rules are simple: Pick a kick-ass team, solve the clues and escape within the hour. Here are our tips and tricks on how to play your best game.

Date: Every Friday, 10am - 8.30pm
Cost: From R150 - R315pp, book here


Watershed | 17 Dock Road | V&A Waterfront | 076 187 2764 | @hinthuntafrica | Image: HintHunt Africa

GO TO A CITY MARKET

St George’s Market has officially reopened in Cape Town inner city. Every Thursday locals and tourists can explore the historic ambience of the inner city, while grabbing lunch from spots like Seven Colours Eatery. There are a number of local vendors, vintage clothes and more. 

Date: Every Thursday, 11am - 3pm
Cost: Free


138 St Georges Mall | Cape Town | Facebook | Image: St George’s Market
 

GO ON A MIDWEEK RETREAT WITH FRIENDS

It’s time to get that WhatsApp group together…This retreat in a secret ancient valley, outside Citrusdal, is just the midweek timeout you and your buddies need to reconnect with nature. Book out the main house with a pizza oven or pair up in cosy cottages with jacuzzis or glamp tents. Plus, there’s loads to do as a group at Cederkloof Botanical Retreat.

Date: Open daily
Cost: From R750pp per night


R303, | Regional Road (The Baths) | Citrusdal | Website | @cederkloof | Image: Cederkloof Botanical Retreat

VISIT AQUARIUM FOR FREE ON YOUR BDAY

The Two Oceans Aquarium offers a special gift to all South African citizens – free entry on your birthday, plus six days thereafter. This gives you a whole week to do one of the city’s most magical experiences. Find out how it works + discover 14 secrets to unlock during your next visit

Date: Monday to Sundays, 7am to 10pm
Cost: Free entrance


Dock Road | V&A Waterfront | aquarium@aquarium.co.za | @2OceansAquarium | Image: Lara van Zyl

BRUNCH FOR UNDER R100 IN SEA POINT

Mischu sits along vibrant Regent Road: It’s the pit stop before you meet with your running club or for a long brunch with friends. There’s daily food specials, like breakfast under R100 and lunch for R50. Discover why you might add mischu to your must-visit list

Date: Specials are available everyday
Cost: From R95 for breakfast and coffee; from R50 for lunch (any warm bowl)


mischu | 85 Regent Road | 021 439 3944 | @mischucoffee | Website | Image: mischu

STAY SOMEWHERE SPECIAL 

Amina is filled to the brim with colour, vintage finds, antique furniture and special art. Once a house in Bo-Kaap, it has been renovated to a 5-bedroom boutique hotel that is estimated to be 160 years old. Just a 10 minute walk from Bree and Buitengracht Street, it’s the spot for a staycation or unique group getaway.  

Cost: From R1 000 to R2 200, depending on season 


16 Whitford Street | Bo-Kaap | 084 418 1879 | aminahotel@royva.com | @stayatamina | Image: Amina Boutique Hotel

BOOK A TRIP TO THIS HISTORIC FARMHOUSE  

Mardouw Country House is a Swellendam gem on a 1000-hectare olive farm. Renovated from a nineteenth century farmhouse, it has a golf range, flowedge pool, mountain biking and hiking trails… Plus, all meals are included (even three-course dinners) at Mardouw Country House

Cost: R13 000 per night (sleeps 10 people)


R60 | Swellendam | 023 616 2999 | Website | Image: Mardouw Country House 

DINE IN AN ART GALLERY (ONLY SEATS 30)

Rose’s Table is a new pop up dining experience in Cape Town – and it only happens once a month at RED! Gallery. Join on First Thursdays for canapés and wine or book the full affair for a 4-course experience with wine pairings on First Fridays.

Date: Every First Thursday and First Friday; from 6pm
Cost: R150 for First Thursdays; R885 for First Friday


76 Wale Street | CBD | 083 987 5040 | @roses_table_restaurant | Image: Rose’s Table

JOIN CAPE TOWN’S CANNABIS CLUB

If you’re a cannabis-enthusiast or curious to try the product, you’ll love frequenting this club. It’s like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, if Willy Wonka was a geek for marijuana. Cannibisters is Cape Town’s first legal cannabis club, with more than 85 strains, an in-house medicinal cannabis practitioner and a coffee bar. Find out how to become a member.

Date: Open daily, 10am - 9pm
Cost: R100 monthly membership fee


65 Regent Road | Sea Point | 066 344 3012 | high@cannibisters.com | Image: Lara van Zyl

VISIT THIS WORKING APPLE FARM 

Apple-shed-turned-country-café, fresh wholesome food, apple picking, yoga… need we say more? If you’re thinking of taking a drive this weekend, we recommend Cheverells Farm in the Elgin Valley. Grab a fresh salmon bowl, try apple picking, or stay over: There’s plenty to do at Cheverells Farm

Cheverells Farm Shed is open: Wednesday to Sunday, 8am to 3pm
Cost: Varies 


Cheverells Farm | 55 Highlands Road | 060 861 104 | cheverellsfarm@gmail.com | @cheverellsfarm

TRY A CRAFT BEER TASTING

Whether you’re losing your beer-ginity or have been drinking brews for years, here’s a fun activity for the weekend. Taste up to nine craft beers, all named after sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll, while eating burgers or schnitzels in a German-style beer hall. Or try something different and go for a small-batch brew on Thursdays, all at Woodstock Brewery

Date: Daily; 12pm - 10pm
Cost: R10 a tasting


252 Albert Road | Woodstock | 021 203 3045 | @woodstockbrewery | Image: Woodstock Brewery

RELIVE BEACH MEMORIES AT THIS ONRUS RESTAURANT  

With loaded hotdogs, beach toys and stunning lagoon views, Milk on the Beach is a great spot to visit with the kids. Milk also has kombucha cocktails and sushi, and the deck overlooking Onrus lagoon makes it a great sundowner spot.

Milk on the Beach is open: Monday to Saturday, 8am - 9pm; Sunday, 8am - 8:30pm
Cost: Varies 


1 Atlantic Drive | Onrus River | 028 316 1516 | @milk_onthebeach | Image: Milk on the Beach 
 

VISIT A FLEA MARKET THIS SUNDAY 

The Muizenberg Flea Market has been in existence for the last 34 years. It has over 300 stalls that sell everything from Cape Malay food and mielies in a cup to underwear and brass decor. And best part of all, you always leave with a bargain when you visit this Sunday market.

Date: Every Sunday, 8am-6pm
Cost: Free entry 


Muizenberg Flea Market | Sunrise Circle | Muizenberg | Facebook | Image: Mark Schultz

ENJOY THESE SPECIALS EVERY WEEKDAY

From the brewery that brought you sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll beers – get 2-for-1 burgers, a sizzling sharing platter, curry special and more. The easy-does-it comfort food goes well with any of their craft beers. The food specials are on every week, get all the juicy details about Woodstock Brewery.

Date: Monday to Friday, 12pm - 10pm
Cost: Varies


252 Albert Road | Woodstock | 021 203 3045 | @woodstockbrewery | Image: Woodstock Brewery

EXPERIMENT WITH A GIN ATOMISER 

Gin-tasting works a little differently when you do it at Char'd Grill. You'll be able to smell different gins through an atomiser and do a tasting of your top four. Being a steakhouse, Char'd also offers rare and unqiue cuts of meat that you wouldn't be able to find at most restaurants. We recommend the Caveman Rib: rich, marinated for 24 hours and with 10/10 tenderness. Read more about what you can experience at Char'd. 

Char’d Grill is open: Monday to Friday, 12pm - 9pm; Saturday to Sunday, 10.30am - 9pm
Cost: Varies 


Village Square | Hermanus | 028 312 1986 | www.chardhermanus.co.za | @chardhermanus  

TASTE WINE FOR FREE EVERY TUESDAY

Wine lover with a tight budget? This local eatery and wine shop offers a free wine tasting experience every Tuesday. Taste and learn more about wine from the region, free of charge + stay for dinner. You can also buy your favourite bottle from the wine shop at Judd’s Local

Date: Every Tuesday; 6pm - 9pm
Cost: Free


141 Kloof Street | Gardens | 064 527 1272 | @juddslocal | Image: Lara van Zyl

GO ON A TOWNSHIP GOSPEL TOUR

You don’t need to be religious to have a soulful experience at a Sunday church service in Langa. Camissa’s Gospel Tour will take you to church with the community, followed by a walk through the streets of Langa with a local guide. Prepare to sing, move and be moved by this joyful outing.

Date: Sundays, from 8.30/9am to 12.30/1pm
Cost: R770 per person, half price for under 12s. Ask about discounts for CapeTownMagazine.com readers.


Camissa Gospel Tours | 078 657 7788 | @Camissa_Travel | Image: Camissa

BUCKET LIST EXPERIENCE AT BIG DISCOUNT 

When people come from all over the world to see sharks in Gansbaai they do it with White Shark Diving Company (WSCD). They come to see great white sharks and a big variety of other shark species, such as bronze whaler and 7-gill cow sharks. Get R400 off WSCD’s shark-cage diving tour by using our coupon code when you're booking.

Date: Open daily, from 8am
Cost: See discounted costs on the Shark Cage Dive Tour and more


9 Kus Drive | Kleinbaai | Gansbaai | +27 (0)82 559 6858 | info@sharkcagediving.co.za | @whitesharkco. Image: WSDC

BE ONE OF THE RARE ONES THIS THURSDAY 

Rare Gallery offers a multi-sensory First Thursday experience with its art, tattoo studio and luxury couture store. Sip your welcome drink as you explore this funky pop art persona and creative hub with its rare collectables and ping pong table while listening to the buzz of Afrobeats from live DJs. Rare is a perfect First Thursday meeting point, bordering the Bree Street Festival.

Date: Open daily; First Thursday open from 10am - 9pm
Cost: Free entrance


6 Watson Street | Cape Town City Centre | 074 784 2986 | @raregallery_ | Image: Rare Gallery
 

GRAB A MID-WEEK BURGER BREAK 

Sotano’s lamb burgers are popular because they’re good, and also because they have good exposure, considering people flock to the seaside eatery for the excellent 2-for-1 special. Let’s tell you why they’re so good: 2 freshly baked buns, a homemade lamb burger, tzatziki, hummus, avocado and crispy onion rings – need we say more? You can get two of them for the price of one every Wednesday, all day, throughout the year.

Date: Every Wednesday, 7am - 11pm
Cost: R150


Sotano | 121 Beach Road | Mouille Point | 021 433 1757 | @sotanoct | Image: Sotano

TAKE A DRIVE FOR 5 EPIC TEA TASTINGS  

Take a roadtrip to the Piekenierskloof Pass to visit De Tol Farm Deli - it’s one of the oldest farm stalls along the N7. Be adventurous and try the most unusual pairings… tea and gin or wine. Or opt for something less daring like tea and nougat, or chocolate truffles. There’s also a tea and nibbles pairing, plus kids can join in on the tasting fun at De Tol Farm Deli.

Date: Monday to Saturday, 8am - 5pm; Sunday, 8am - 3pm
Cost: R80 - R90 


Piekenierskloof N7 Pass | Citrusdal | 067 410 3315 | @de_tol_farm_deli | Image: De Tol Farm Deli

TRY VEGAN DISHES AND KOMBUCHA COCKTAILS

At Pear Tree there are plenty of unqiue dishes that you won't find anywhere else (many of which are vegan). Situated on the Hermanus waterfront, this healthy eatery looks out onto the vibrant blue sea. Sip a kombucha cocktail under the trees, or try a tofu tostada sprinkled with nori dust and a charcoal aquafaba dessert.

Pear Tree Bistro is open: Daily from 10.30am - 9pm
Cost: Varies 


Village Square | Hermanus | @peartreehermanus | Image: Pear Tree Bistro

BOOGIE TO PUNK ROCK AND WINE

Traditional cheese-and-wine pairings are way too passé for Black Elephant Vintners – it offers something far more rebellious: Join for a sparkling-wine or wine tasting, pop on some headphones and prepare to be blown into a land of heightened senses at this punk-rock cellar

Date: Every Saturday, from 11am
Cost: R150 - R300pp, book here


40a Uitkyk Street | Franschhoek | 021 876 2903 | Image: Tasting Cape Town (@tastingct)

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