Category: Restaurants

Soupa Cafe review

Soupa Cafe review

I don’t get to have lunch in town often as I don’t work in town and finding parking is an absolute mission. A little while ago I heard about a new place called the...

Carne review

Carne review

As a Capetonian, I have a responsibility to not demonstrate too much emotion in public. If I’m excited about something or impressed by something, I am expected to hide this from people. This is not...

La Boheme review

La Boheme review

I once walked home from the gym, along Seapoint Main Road. To pass the time I counted the restaurants I passed and came to about 80, although that was including takeaways. I have to...

Eastern Food Bazaar review

Eastern Food Bazaar review

I’m very excited to be sharing this review with you. Now and then Cape Town comes up with something that is just really cool in more ways than one. The Eastern Food Bazaar is...

La Vie review

La Vie review

La Vie has always disappointed me. The food has been average, the service below average and the place just seemed a bit dingy. So when a friend asked me to meet her there prior...

Birds Cafe review

Birds Cafe review

I’m often pleasantly surprised at how Cape Town supports ventures which are very out of the ordinary. I first encountered Birds Cafe a few years ago when a friend of mine was using it on...

Buzz Cafe review

Buzz Cafe review

I’m typing this review while sitting in Buzz Cafe because I am here alone, so I can. This is the first time I am writing a review ‘live’. The first thing I noticed is...

Hudson’s review

Hudson’s review

Regular readers will know that I’m a fan of the burgers at Caprice and have taken advantage of their two for one winter special quite a few times (see the full list of winter...

Starlings review

Starlings review

It’s quite crazy how Cape Town is divided into it’s various areas and people don’t leave their area unless they really have to. Since living in Seapoint, I seldom eat at restaurants that aren’t...

Bombay Bicycle Club review

Bombay Bicycle Club review

A topic that comes up in conversation often is the question of what makes a restaurant successful. I’ve heard many suggestions such as location, price, owner involvement, quality, etc. Yet for each suggestion, I...