Category: Restaurants

Bravado review

Bravado review

The guys from Bravo in Mouille Point have been forced to move as their lease is not being renewed. The owners are keeping the place as a restaurant, apparently to be called Cafe Splendido...

Barrister’s Grill

Barrister’s Grill

I remember an episode of a TV series, which might have been Kitchen Confidential but I’m not sure, where a gourmand has been told that he is will have a heart attack any day...

The Quarter review

The Quarter review

This is a whole review of The Quarter, although you can just read a quarter of the whole if you want to be half hearted. Sorry about that, moving on swiftly then: I only...

Boo Radley’s review

Boo Radley’s review

I’ve realised that I am an appreciator of effort. When I walk into a restaurant and it is apparent that they have gone to a lot of effort to create a pleasant experience, I...

Mesopotamia review

Mesopotamia review

I’ve lived in Cape Town for over 10 years now and I have never been to Mesopotamia. There is one specific reason for that, I heard that you sit on cushions on the floor....

Massimo’s Pizza Club review

Massimo’s Pizza Club review

Writing critical reviews either depresses me or makes me angry, both emotions I don’t particularly care for. I guess I should appreciate the contrast they provide though, as it means that I can get...

Speedway Cafe review

Speedway Cafe review

I love discovering interesting places. I had heard about the Speedway 105 Cafe (it has been open for 6 months), but had never been there. In fact, I had never even seen it even...

Myoga (special) review

Myoga (special) review

I’ve eaten at Ginja and Shoga several times, so am familiar with Mike Basset’s good work. I’ve been hearing good reports on Myoga for the last six months or so. I also popped in...

Overture at Hidden Valley review

Overture at Hidden Valley review

After my fantastic experience with a food and wine pairing at Rust en Vrede, I’m suddenly excited to try more pairings. I read some rave reviews about Overture and was very impressed with the...

The Wooden Shoe review

The Wooden Shoe review

I remember quite a while back I mentioned The Wooden Shoe in passing, saying it didn’t look very appealing. I had someone email me and give me a hard time about that, insisting I...