{eat} Eat away your winter blues at The Shortmarket Club

Let me do you a favour and let you in on Cape Town’s best foodie secret – winter specials. Yes, Capetownians, crawl out of your lairs and put the hibernation on snooze for a few hours – the mother city is lit with gorgeous winter special menus! And let me do you another huge favour…


Everyone has their secret indulgence. The one thing you can eat day after day, in all its glorious shapes and forms, and never tire of it. The thing you crave most when you’re happy, when you’re sad, when you’re hungry or when you’re just bored. Some people have a love affair with chocolate, some with pizza. Some with…

The Sidewalk Café

Another of the uber-successful and vibey Madame Zingara group eateries, The Sidewalk Café is our Capetonian take on the European pavement dining culture.

The Gardener’s Cottage Restaurant

ituated in the heart of the very popular Montebello Design Centre in Newlands, The Gardener’s Cottage Restaurant offers patrons a cup of coffee and something to eat in old English countryside style. This cottage kitchen confidently offers a wholesome menu for breakfast and lunch, filled with fresh and tasty ingredients. 

Bluebird Garage Food & Goods Market

After a long working week, relax and unwind at the Bluebird Garage Market in Muizenberg. Filled to the rafters with delicious food, locally crafted drinks, and way too many good vibes, it’s a one-stop-shop for Friday night family entertainment.

The Company’s Garden Restaurant

Nestled in the middle of Cape Town city centre, The Company’s Garden Restaurant offers a haven of peace and tranquility for everyone who needs a break from the city buzz.

The Stag Coffee Company

Beautiful, vintage-inspired coffee shop and café just a short walk from the popular Fish Hoek beach.

Houtbay Coffee

Charming, rustic gem of a coffee roastery for those indulgent weekend mornings. It oozes buckets of character and ridiculously good coffee for such a tiny place.

Tiger’s Milk

Breakfast pans by the beach Fast food… “Dude food made real.” Never mind the “dude food…” what about the panoramic views and the cool vibe and the awesomely rustic warehouse-meets-my-granny’s-display-cabinet décor? This gem of a restaurant is jammed squarely into the bustling Muizenberg Surfer’s Corner. Drag yourself out of bed on a Saturday morning and…

Special Edition: Mother’s Day feasts!

Sometimes we take people for granted. Most often, those closest to us. We see our mothers standing at the kitchen sink, washing the dishes with foamy hands whilst humming her favourite tune. We see her hanging out the washing, whilst picking up the toys left outside from yesterday’s play. We watch her getting ready for…

Free Range Coffee Shop – Imhoff Farm

Iced coffee & country charm Fast food… Free Range Coffee Shop is situated on a historical Cape farmstead conveniently located en-route to Cape Point Nature Reserve. If I should hypothetically play the free-association game with Free Range Coffee Shop, it would conjure up images of great, hearty food, lots of laughter over casual meals, lovely outdoorsy […]