The Southern Sun Hyde Park is a welcome addition to both the business and leisure market. The hotel is built on top of the Hyde Park Shopping Centre and conveniently close to Sandton, Randburg and Rosebank, either for guests conducting business or for companies in the area making use of the conference and banqueting facilities at the hotel. The hotel...
Dinner Time Stories SA opened in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa on 27 March 2019 and it has been a journey second to none. Dinner Time Stories SA is open six nights a week and Sunday lunchtime at the Faircity Quatermain Hotel in Morningside. Guests are treated to complimentary bubbly on arrival and...
The winners are: The Top 10 restaurants: 1. The Test Kitchen (Unit 104A, Old Biscuit Mill, 375 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape Town, 021 447 2337) 2. The Tasting Room (Le Quartier Français, 16 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek, 021 876 2151) 3. Jordan Restaurant (Jordan Wine Farm, Stellenbosch Kloof Road, Stellenbosch, 021 881 3612) 4. Overture (Hidden Valley Wine Estate, Annandale Road, Stellenbosch, 021 880 2721) 5. Rust en Vrede (Annandale Road,...
Buffelsdrift is situated 7 km’s from Oudtshoorn, en route to the Cango caves. Accommodation consists of 25 luxury tents overlooking the natural waterhole. They offer bush safaris, an elephant experience and horse riding. The property consists of 3 000 ha and includes mountain zebra, hippo, springbuck, black wildebeest, gemsbok, giraffe, reedbuck and a variety of birdlife. On arrival, we were...
Recommendations based on recent personal experience Piccola Italia Monument Park Shopping Centre, Skilpad street, 012 460 0836 A small comfortable casual neighborhood eatery Good Italian fare with specials such as Steak Tartare (have to order in advance), Osso Buco, Spetzatino Picante (lamb in a mild curry) and Moroccan chicken tagine (delicious) Their homemade Italian kisses, a great way to end an evening Good value for...
Herewith recommendations on restaurants in South Africa based on recent personal experience. Also refer to previous posts (Carla's choice)  for more recommendations on restaurants nationwide. La Fiamma Italian Grill 63 Compensation Beach Road, Ballito, 032 946 1029, info@lafiamma.co.za Family owned & managed restaurant, great ambiance, adjacent to CoCo de Mer Boutique Hotel Although they do prepare delectable pizzas their speciality is actually meat and...
I recently came across this extra-ordinary bucket list of things to do in Pretoria and surrounding areas. Thank you 3@Marion Guesthouse for sharing 94 things to do and experience in Pretoria...from a fellow Pretorian...it seems that I am gong to have lots of busy weekend ahead! Just to get you going, here are the a few of the items on...
In 2003 five rowers had a dream. Three of them were preparing to qualify for the 2004 Olympics Games and were training full time with the South African National Squad. As it turns out, the dream involved more than just Olympic success, but something else. All members of the Old Edwardian Rowing Club, Paul Backes, Ramon Di Clemente, Clifford Chaney,...
Welcome to the newly opened 20 West Executive Apartments & Hotel in Morningside. Originally developed to be apartments only, 20 West is now a full service hotel and part of the Executive Apartments & Hotels group. All 4 properties in the group are situated in the Sandton area offering more than 300 fully serviced units, 20 West being the...
Carla’s choice – Hartbeespoort Dam area Silver Orange Bistro On R513, close to the R104 fourway crossing, 082 378 2948 Booking essential Inside and outside seating available They never disappoint Their complimentary arrival cocktails is an excellent start to a leisurely lunch There fillet is utterly delicious, melt in the mouth perfect Duck samosas with homemade ginger sauce is addictive Tempura prawn starter recommended Good attentive service Siesta Tapas Bistro 78...