With the “Eat Out” link, you are sure to find the latest “hot spots” , trendiest restaurants, bars and wine tastings in and around Cape Town. This very popular site does an annual “Top Ten” rating of all restaurants in the country. Their point of view is well respected and their listings easy to read. Looking for a “Five Star Culinary Experience”, a romantic evening out or even a casual foodie place, you will find all the top secrets on this site. Enjoy! And if you need any assistance, let us know!
Dr Christian Barnard became world renowned in the 60’s after successfully performing the world’s first heart transplant. Late in 2011, Groote Schuur Hospital opened the doors to the original ward where the transplant took place. The Museum offers a very informative guided tour which lasts 2 hours.
If you fancy a day trip up the West Coast for a different experience and a change of scenery, a visit to Paternoster and the “ Noisy Oyster “ should be on your to-do list! This is a little fishing village where you can purchase and taste some of the freshest fish around. The setting is great and the food even better in this very basic little gem! Feel the magic linger with you when you leave Paternoster making the desire to return irresistible!
If you are interested in the history of South Africa and the life of Nelson Mandela, take the ferry from the V&A Waterfront to Robben Island where a big part of South African History was created. A very emotional journey which symbolises the triumph of the human spirit over adversity. For more history of the Cape, visit the Slave Museum in District Six.
Discover the beauty of the world renowned Kirstenbosch Gardens on the slopes of Table Mountain. Enjoy the Summer Sunset Concerts or admire the Art in the Garden while learning about the vast array of indigenous plants found in the Western Cape. Wander along the Tree Canopy Walkway that winds and dips through and over the treetops. Bring along a picnic basket or get one at the restaurant on site and relax and day dream on one of the grass verges.
Table Mountain, one of the 7 Wonders of Nature, is one of our treasured attractions to the Cape. Ride up to the top in the cable car or hike up on your own or with a guide, abseil down with professionals or take the easy way out and come down in the cable car! Whatever way you choose, you are guaranteed a spectacular view once you reach the top – providing the “popular” table cloth is not on!
Cape Town and wine go hand in hand with good food and good company. Visit some of the wine farms and experience the wine tasting and pairings on offer. Depending on how much tasting you would like to do, it is a good idea to have a designated driver for your day out! We will gladly assist and give you some great tips to make sure you have an unforgettable day out.