We were recently invited to the opening of Cowboys & Cooks Steakhouse & Bar in Sunset Beach, Cape Town. The restaurant is owned by the same owners that run Sevruga in the V & A Waterfront. Guests were treated to welcome drinks (Durbanville Hills should get a mention), canapes and larger bite sized portions of…

We recently visited Riebeek Kasteel to attend friends of ours’ wedding aniversary celebrations. It was a cool (yet hot) reminder of how beautiful the Swartland is in summer. Riebeek Kasteel is a quaint little town bursting with culture and artisticly styled accommodation. We stayed at the Kasteelberg Country Inn (watch out for a listing soon)…

We recently visited Bergen Dam Cottage near Bredasdorp. The 4-sleeper wooden cottage is set remotely on a farm where you have an outlook over the farmlands and your view consists of mountains and the dam (from there the name ‘Berg’ and ‘Dam’). To reach the cottage you drive through a few scenic farms (one of…

Visiting the Cape Winelands is always special and we recently had the pleasure of visiting Under Oaks Wine Estate, located near Paarl. We were invited for a tour of the accommodation, private cellar and finally to have a savoury and sweet paired wine tasting. Luxury Guest House in the Winelands We actually visited Under Oaks…

My girlfriend and I recently had the pleasure of visiting Crown restaurant at Meerendal Wine Estate along the Durbanville Wine Route. Being one-time residents of Durbanville, we thought we’d support one of the local farms and start discovering the local wine route as opposed to the Winelands which is quite a distance away from where…