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    Cederberg Private Cellar

    Dwarsrivier farm – where Cederberg Private Cellar is situated – is surrounded by the Cederberg Wilderness Area. The Cellar belongs to one of eight landowners whose property borders on the Wilderness Area. It offers unique wines with altitude, as SA’s highest vineyards, as well as plentiful hiking options, accommodation and Read more [...]

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    Cloof Wine Estate and Burgherspost

    Sister estates Cloof and Burgherpost co-operate closely in both farming and conservation matters. With a combined total of 1,094ha under conservation, they contribute to the preservation of 611ha of Swartland Granite Renosterveld and 598ha of Atlantis Sand Fynbos – both highly endangered vegetation types. Cloof and Burgherpost believe in the Read more [...]

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    Sir Robert Stanford Estate

    Established in 1855, Sir Robert Stanford Estate is situated on the southern slopes of the Klein River Mountains overlooking the peaceful village of Stanford. This 164ha estate is member of the Klein River Conservancy with more than 200 species of fynbos under conservation, mostly consisting of Overberg Sandstone Fynbos and Read more [...]

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    Hermanuspietersfontein Wingerde

    The picturesque 320ha farm nestles in the mountainous valley area close to Stanford and the Atlantic Ocean. The farm is a haven for a variety of fauna including leopard, duiker, reebok, serval and baboon. All freely roaming the land. Untouched slopes are covered in fynbos; as well as concerted efforts Read more [...]

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    Hamilton Russell Vineyards

    One of the most southerly wine estates in Africa and close to the Fernkloof Nature Reserve, Hamilton Russell Vineyards – established in 1975 – was the pioneering wine producer in the Hemel-en-Aarde Valley. The Estate specialises in producing highly individual, terroir driven Pinot noir and Chardonnay. This family-owned farm has Read more [...]

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    Bouchard Finlayson Estate

    Located in the wine ward of Walker Bay, the 125ha property currently has 22ha under vines; the rest is covered by the spectacular indigenous ‘fynbos’ flora of the Western Cape.  Farm tour and nature walks guided by Bouchard Finlayson’s very own resident amateur botanist, Frank Woodvine, are available by appointment. Read more [...]

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    Wildekrans Wine Estate

    This 1000ha estate is tucked away in the Overberg overlooking Walker Bay. Almost half of this large estate is under conservation, and Wildekrans is passionate about protecting natural habitats on the farm, from restoration of riverine areas, to creating favourable habitat for birds such as the iconic Blue Crane. A Read more [...]

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    Gabriëlskloof

    Gabriëlskloof is a family owned and run wine estate with sweeping views of the Babilonstoren Mountains and the surrounding wheat fields. The farm and vineyards were established in 2000, with their first vintage in 2009. It has 70ha under vine and 50ha set aside for conservation, mostly consisting of Overberg Read more [...]

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    Truth Coffee

    Voted as one of the world’s top coffee shops, a visit to the East City is incomplete without a caffeine stop at this steampunk inspired, quirky café. While the decor alone is something out of a film, the real reason locals flock here is to get their hands on a Read more [...]

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    Crossley & Webb

    This designer venue is a must-visit for motor enthusiasts with a taste for the finer things in life. Have your car serviced or browse Crossley & Webb’s incredible collection of vintage and contemporary cars while sipping on a delicious cup of Truth or Deluxe coffee. Feeling peckish? Grab one of their famous Read more [...]

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    Field Office

    This contemporary café is owned by local furniture designers Pedersen + Lennard and offers artisanal coffee, fresh juices and light meals in a stylish yet comfortably casual showroom. It’s the ideal place to eat, drink, shop and work, with many designers making this gem their office for the day. While Read more [...]

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    Haas

    The creators of Haas envisioned a space filled with beauty and inspiration and this is exactly what they managed to create. Not only is their coffee absolute perfection, they also have delicious treats to indulge your sweet tooth. Surrounded by quirky and unusual pieces of art and design, Haas is Read more [...]

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    New York Bagels

    For the best bagels in town, head down to 44 Harrington Street. New York Bagels (NYB) offers endless varieties of freshly baked doughy delights, that you can grab during your lunch-break or pick up en route to a De Waal park picnic. Choose from toppings like hot beef on rye; Read more [...]

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    The Yard

    Tucked away in an unassuming side street you will find an alleyway that has been converted into a little hipster paradise. Down the alley and to the right you will find some of the best coffee in Cape Town at Deluxe Coffeeworks. In the actual alley itself, treat yourself to Read more [...]

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    Dias Tavern

    This popular Portuguese taverna is an “institution”. Dias Tavern (inspired by the 17th century explorer Bartolomeu Dias) has been around for a very long time and (many would say) serves the best Portuguese food in Cape Town. Don’t be deceived by the kitsch interior, plastic chairs and tables and all round Read more [...]

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    Charly’s Bakery

    This family run bakery is a melting pot of wickedly delicious cakes and treats. Charly’s is a popular hot spot in Cape Town, renowned for their ‘Mucking Afazing’ designer cakes and cupcakes. The Charly’s ladies even had their own docu-reality TV series, Charly’s Cake Angels, screened all over the world! Read more [...]

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    Leftys

    The slogan, ‘live like a local’ is truly embodied in this little top-of-town not-so-secret hideout. Straight after work or deep into the night, this space works for anyone in need of some really good chow and a fresh, cold one to wash it down. It has been described by some Read more [...]

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    Paul Cluver Wines

    This family-owned, family-run wine business is located in the cool-climate Elgin Valley. The property has been in ownership of the Cluver Family since 1896. Their focus is on producing elegant wines that are expressive of the terroir. Other features include a restaurant, Fresh, open from Wed to Sun; MTB trails Read more [...]

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    Wintersdrift Wine

    Wintersdrift forms part of the Fruitway’s Group in the Elgin Valley. A unique feature is the wine tasting and platform eatery at a railway station siding, with a commitment to local and sustainable ingredients. Although primarily an apple and pear farm, the first vineyards were planted in 2004, with approximately Read more [...]

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    Oak Valley Wines

    Oak Valley Estate in the Elgin valley is renowned for its apples and pears, greenhouse cut flowers and production of high quality, cool climate wines. A hiking trail takes the hiker on a walk across the Groenlandberg Mountains from the Elgin Valley, to Houw Hoek, Bot River and Villiersdorp. It Read more [...]