Category: Restaurants

Cafe Milano review

Cafe Milano review

Cafe Milano has opened next to Manna on upper Kloof Street. Those of us who fell in love with Vanessa Quellec‘s pastries when she was at the Roundhouse are very excited to have access...

Stone Kitchen review

Stone Kitchen review

Wellington is not exactly famous for its restaurants, and that is one of the main reasons Franshhoek, Stellenbosch, Constantia, etc will always attract the vast majority of visitors because they all offer a large...

Pierneef at La Motte review

Pierneef at La Motte review

I don’t like being called a critic. It sounds like I’m always looking for faults. The truth is, while I do like to warn people away from bad experiences, what I enjoy most is...

French Toast review

French Toast review

I’ve been hearing about French Toast and happened to drive past last week so I stopped the car to have a look through the window (it was 11:30pm and they were closed). It looked...

1800° review

1800° review

A common question I get asked is “Where can I have the best steak in Cape Town?” or “Where did you have the best steak ever?”. Surprisingly, these are not easy questions to answer....

Knife restaurant review

Knife restaurant review

What do I like about Knife? I like the fact that someone is trying something new. Many people enjoy meat (obviously not on Mondays) but are a bit over the traditional steakhouse vibe, so...

La Mouette review

La Mouette review

I’ve eaten at La Mouette twice since the launch party and subsequent media dinner. Once unannounced and under invitation the second time. The a la carte option is per item rather than per course...

San Julian review

San Julian review

If you’re expecting the Mexican food you’re used to eating here in Cape Town, you’ll be disappointed. What we are accustomed to is referred to by Americans as Texmex, a bastardisation of Mexican food...

Chapman’s Peak hotel restaurant review

Chapman’s Peak hotel restaurant review

If we did a little survey and asked people which restaurant serves the best calamari in Cape Town, we would get a selection of answers. I personally would mention the calamari at Wharfside Grill...

Fyndraai restaurant review

Fyndraai restaurant review

There are thousands of South African wine labels out there. It is very difficult for an estate to distinguish itself from all the competition in any meaningful way. Each estate obviously has its own...