• My 3 favourite places to buy cake in Cape Town



    Hettie from Sophia’s Cakery is the most talented baker and cake decorator I have ever seen. Below are photo’s of the cakes she bakes. If you can dream it, she can bake or make it. Sophia’s Cakery, 50 Poussion Street, Loevenstein. Telephone: 021 913 1126 Mobile: 082 738 7363 Charlies Bakery has a reality TV

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  • My week of gnocchi in Cape Town



    I have developed a strange fondness for the potato and flower dumpling recently. While doing a Camps Bay Watch patrol with Barry Engelbrecht he divulged who made the best gnocchi in Cape Town: Al Dente in Woodstock. On Thursday evening we had gnocchi at Tamboerswinkel which is really good. On Friday evening I was very

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  • My top 3 bars to have drinks after work during the Cape Town winter



    Odyssey gastropub 199 Bree St, Cape Town 021 422 4084 They often offer wine tastings as you arrive which is always welcoming and interesting. The Twankey Bar On the corner of Wale & Adderley Streets. 021 819 2000 The bar is next to the Taj Hotel in the old Temple Chambers of the former BOE

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  • My favourite top 3 week day lunch spots in Cape Town



    Tamboerswinkel 3 De Lorentz street, Gardens 021 424 0521 Paul and the guys at Tamboerswinkel are always so friendly and the food is great. My favourite dish is a ¼ chicken and salad, the chicken and a slice of bread are served on a sheet of paper on a wooden board. The salad is dished

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  • The top 3 places to have coffee in Camps Bay:



    Detour Coffee Trailer: Detour is parked on the seaside every morning as you leave Camps Bay, driving towards Llandudno. Many regulars stop there every morning on their way to work. Most sit and sip their coffee, appreciating the beautiful view and others grab a take-away and race to work. Vida E Café Camps Bay: Most

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  • Cape Town Beaches for Every Kind of Traveller



    If you’re looking for a beach holiday in Africa, Cape Town won’t leave you disappointed. Cape Town is blessed with a string of blissful beaches you simply have to sink your toes into. What’s great about Cape Town’s beaches is that each one has its own personality, character and appeal so it’s never a case

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  • Mynt, the new restaurant in Camps Bay



    Theo Pearson is the co-owner of Mynt, the new restaurant on the block in Camps Bay Village. His goal with Mynt is: – to be affordable for the locals – use the freshest ingredients – to be the local “hangout” as Sandbar used to be. In his words “The modern honest Mynt Café is all

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  • Action TV series, SAF3 to be filmed on Camps Bay beach



    The structure currently being built on Camps Bay beach is a bungalow for the new television series SAF3. Starring Dolph Lundgren,J.R. Martinez and Lydia Hull. It is an action adventure series with no violence and heaps of romance with no sex. The makers of the TV series were looking at shooting in countries like Hawaii

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  • The top 3 work-outs for the more adventurous in Camps Bay



    Stand-up paddle board: You can hire boards or take group or private lessons. For more information contact:  info@oceanriders.co.za or call 0824540398 Surfing: Surfing at Glen Beach offers  fun beach break waves. Click here for a surf forecast. Tandem paragliding off Lion’s Head: You have a great view while paragliding over Camps Bay and you land

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  • The top 3 most romantic restaurants in Camps Bay



    Here are the top three most romantic restaurants in Camps Bay: • The Roundhouse Restaurant – On the slopes of Table Mountain overlooking Camps Bay and Clifton. Tel. 021 438 4347 In 2011, The Round House was in the top 10 Eat Out DStv Food Network Restaurant Awards. In the same year it won the Service Excellence

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