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...
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...
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...
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...
EatOut, the definitive guide to restaurants in South Africa,  has compiled a list of the most iconic South African food to be enjoyed by locals as well as visitors. For the full article, click here. What do you think about the list? Please comment below and tell us what else you want to add to the list! In alphabetical order: Amagwinya...
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,...
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...
Tintswalo Atlantic, located on the second bend after the Chapman’s Peak toll gate on the Hout Bay side, overlooking the whole of Hout Bay and Sentinel peak. One will have to search far and wide to find a more stunning location or a more exquisite lodge! Tintswalo Atlantic is one of three properties in the Tintswalo group, the others being...
What a pleasant surprise....Muizenberg has changed and a lot of development has been happening.... Live Bait Muizenberg opened their doors in March 2016. It is a funky and modern restaurant with magnificent views. They have a good menu, nice vibe and excellent plating....AND....reasonable prices and great service. A wide variety of seafood options both as starters and mains, sushi and off...
Salt Charcuterie, Eatery and Bakery 11 Hazelwood Road, Hazelwood, Pretoria, 079 540 3483, saltcharcuterie@yahoo.co.za Open since October 2013 European concept new to Pretoria Warehouse style open plan space with additional outside seating Owner Wessel van Jaarsveld describes some menu items as gourmet tapas, small but delicious menu, small portions Chalkboard selection includes own artisan cheese, small-batch cured meats, bread and variety of condiments Choose between plates,...

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