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Unusual Food and Drink Pairings To Try in Cape Town

Go beyond the conventional cheese and wine pairing experience

 

When thinking food and drink pairings, our minds tend to race to cheese and wine. But in Cape Town there lies a wealth of other pairings to uncover. These sweet treats and savoury snacks pair beautifully:

TURKISH DELIGHT AND TURKISH COFFEE

Enjoy an authentic Turkish experience at TURKSPIRIT Cafe in the heart of Stellenbosch. Aside from being Cape Town’s original producer of Turkish delight, it is here where you can pair original Turkish delight with an aromatic Turkish coffee brew.
Cost: Turkish coffee is R20/p and Turkish delight ranges from R20/p to R60/p.

Simonsplein Center | 16 Plein Street | Stellenbosch | +27 (0)21 976 6038 | [email protected]

CHEESECAKE AND WINE

Sauvignon Blanc paired with a creamy lemon tart. Chardonnay with berry cheesecake. Count us in please. These are the flavours you can expect to pair and taste at Eikendal Vineyards in Stellenbosch, with cookies for the kids. Have your cake, and eat it as you enjoy cheetah viewings. There’s also rides through the vineyards and a play area for kids.
Cost: R80/p until April 2018

Situated on the R44 between Stellenbosch and Somerset West | +(0)21 855 1422 | [email protected]

CUPCAKES AND COCKTAILS

These make the cutest combination. La Belle Bistro and Bakery in Camps Bay is home to the awesome paired selection of orange blossom cupcake with peach Bellini, chocolate sundae cupcake with espresso martini or the loved lemon meringue with a mojito.
Cost: From R80 to R110 per treat

La Belle Bistro & Bakery | The Alphen | Alphen Drive | Constantia | +27 (0) 21 795 6336 | [email protected]

FUDGE AND WINE 

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Avontuur Wine Estate in Somerset West with fudge and wine pairing. Guests can savour award-winning red and white wines paired with Basilei handcrafted confectionary fudges, a range consisting of chocolate, cocoa, caramel and dark chocolate flavours all available at this wine estate.
Cost: R60/p

Avontuur Estate |7130 R44 | Firgrove Rural | Somerset West |  [email protected] | +27 21 855-3450

WHALES, WINE AND WORS

This ingenious combination by Wine Flies brings together boutique wine and one of our most loved snack, droewors. Based in Hermanus, this experience includes whale-watching from the shoreline. Transport, food and drinks are inclusive for this tour.
Cost: The whale, wine and wors tour costs R820/p, which includes all tastings, food pairings and lunch.

+27 (0)21 462 8011 | [email protected]

Take a look at restaurants around the city that offer food and wine pairing, as well as our favourite places to do wine tastings and Harvest festivals around Cape Town.

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