Category: Restaurants

best burgers in cape town

5 Best Burger Spots in Cape Town 2015

I’m a member of a burger club. It’s just a few friends (8 of us) that get together once a month to try find the best burgers in Cape Town. Add this to my usual few burgers a month and I think I’m qualified to tell you which are the top 5 burger spots in Cape Town at the moment. I’ll update this each year as I’m sure there will be new contenders over time.

Hallelujah restaurant

Hallelujah Restaurant Review

Somebody tweeted that Hallelujah is one of the best spots in Cape Town, better than Chef’s Warehouse. So I had to go and check it out for myself. Is it better than Chef’s Warehouse? Click through to find out…


My Top 5 Entertainer Partners

The 2015 Entertainer has been launched and there are now over 500 awesome partners offering 2 for 1 vouchers that total R800,000! Here are my top 5 restaurant partners and top 5 activity partners.

Mount Nelson chefs table

Chef’s Table At The Mount Nelson

Open kitchens have become a common thing these days, being able to see into the kitchen while one is sitting in the restaurant is not really a novelty anymore. In fact, most diners ignore the kitchen, preferring to focus on other things like the conversation at their table. Which makes sense, as dining out is normally a social occasion more than an eating occasion. However, sometimes dining out is about the experience, something different, and a chef’s table offers exactly that.

Chef's Warehouse

Chef’s Warehouse & Canteen Review

This review is really a comparison between the tapas experience I had at Polpo in London, which was described as ‘one of the most exciting eateries to open in London’ and ‘the hottest table...

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Moët & Chandon Brunch at Mondiall

While Mondiall was still a building site, I was very fortunate to be invited to be one of the first to experience the Moët & Chandon brunch offering. This is a very special treat and...

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Mondiall Review

Mondiall is the new restaurant in the ex Green Dolphin space in the Waterfront. It’s a partnership between Chef Peter Templehoff (Exec Chef of The Collection by Liz McGrath, including top 10 restaurant, The...

La Parada

La Parada Restaurant Review

Some of you may not know that I am half Spanish. I have visited Spain many times and enjoyed Spanish cuisine, both in Spain and at home. I always found it surprising that we...

Koi Restaurant at the Ambassador hotel

Koi Restaurant Review

Koi restaurant opened at the Ambassador hotel (was Salt restaurant) recently.  I had dinner there soon after it opened, and I attended the launch function a few weeks later. Koi has been operating in...

Churros Challenge Results

Churros Challenge Results

Churros are not common in Cape Town, despite being delicious. In fact, after an extensive search we only found 6 restaurants which serve them. So we tried them all and here are the results....