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Dining Out 

De Kloof Restaurant

Waterkloof Golf Estate, Johan Rissik Dr, Eclipse Rd, Pretoria

info@chaplinsgrill.co.za

Tel: 073 092 8562

We represent a movement against the usual culinary mediocrity and compromise. Our mission is to create memorable dining experiences that make you wonder why you missed out on good food for so long.

De Kloof is uncompromisingly and unapologetically committed to quality food and innovative dishes. Dishes and prepared according to classic European techniques with local influences. All our chefs are qualified…

Choose from an à la carte menu as well as two tasting menus (depending on your appetite), with the option of paired beverages. They also serve a three-course prix fixe lunch menu from Tuesday to Sunday.

The well-priced five-dish tasting (with a glass or two of wine rather than the pairing) starts with bread and vetkoek and the warm, welcoming ‘Peter pumpkin head’ (roasted pumpkin, orange and ginger soup, profiterole, roasted butternut seeds, dehydrated onion and halva crumbs), followed by ‘Tropical fish tank’ (sesame seared yellowfin tuna, a deliciously tart grapefruit beurre blanc, a monkfish finger, melon, a nori basket with tuna tartare and papaya, green beans and confit turnip).

Accommodation

Signature Lux Hotel by ONOMO, Sandton 

135 West St, Sandown, Sandton, 2146

reservations.sandton@onomohotel.com

Tel: 011 085 9500

What do you get when you merge affordable guest experience, contemporary comfort and the art of African living with tech-savvy service aimed at the globally-minded business travellers, unique personalised freedom and hassle-free flexibility?

The Signature Lux Hotel, by ONOMO are the first of the new generation Hotels in South Africa based on the fastest growing hotel brands in Europe. ONOMO Hotels Group, which prides itself on its state-of-the-art security and connectivity, is present in business capitals such as Dakar, Abidjan, Libreville, Bamako, Lomé, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, Conakry, Kigali and Rabat.

With the acquisition of the brand by ONOMO Hotels Group, it was an excellent opportunity to go together and stamp its unique brand of business travel across the entire continent.

The hotels’ luxury elements demonstrate the quality and attention to detail and have been applied in the development of the product. All Signature Lux Hotels, by ONOMO are, and will be, situated in the best ‘AAA addresses.’

Signature Lux Hotel, by ONOMO are embracing what the new age traveller has been demanding: affordability, freedom, and quality. It’s this obsession with client service that made the acquisition of Signature Lux Hotels a natural fit for the mid-scale specialist ONOMO Hotels.

With their combined DNA, the new brand is focused on providing millennials and business travellers an exceptional and exclusive stay, Signature Lux by ONOMO Hotels truly caters for the connected class that values the freedom to travel.

Samantha Annandale, Regional Operational Director of South and East Africa, adds “We have exceptional confidence in Africa, especially in the hospitality space and with our strong development pipeline we aim to become one of the leading hotel chains in Africa, for Africa.”

Palala Boutique Game Lodge & Spa


Farm Melbourne, Lephalale, South Africa

reservations@palala.co.za

Tel: +27 (0) 15 295 9212

Here at Palala Boutique Game Lodge, you will indulge in a rich and luxurious African safari experience.  The African inspiration for this five-star premium graded lodge is evident in the variety of textures, intricate carvings, and natural elements. Combined with classical decor pieces, this create a truly unique visual feast.

Escape your busy life for a while and enter a world of luxury. Our hotel in Limpopo has lavish suites designed and appointed with ultimate comfort and luxury in mind. Each dwelling is equipped with imported linen, solid wooden furniture, exquisite artwork on the walls, and specially selected toiletries.

Our taste for luxury extends to our facilities and services. Palala Boutique Game Lodge  offers indulgent bush experience and world-class spa retreat. We also provide a distinctive dining experience,  courtesy of our award-winning chefs. Entice your senses with our wide selection of wines, as well as our renowned collection of cigars.

Relaxation is what we do best here at  Palala Boutique Game Lodge. Here you can chill by the pool and sip a cocktail while savouring the breathtaking view of the African sunset. During winter, you can unwind in the lounge area in front of a warm and toasty fireplace, with a glass of red wine and a good book to keep you company.

We are conveniently located only four hours away from Johannesburg.  Because we are the only five-star lodge on the vicinity, we aim to make our property as accessible as possible. We have an airstrip for private airplanes and two helipads.

Discover why we are one of the most award-winning hotels in Africa. Stay with us here at  Palala Boutique Game Lodge and know the difference.

Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa

36 Saxon Rd, Sandhurst, Johannesburg, 2196

Email: info@saxon.co.za

Tel: +27 (0)11 292 6000 / +27 (0)87 375 7777

The central point of the Saxon is the impressive infinity pool. The pool terrace is the ideal relaxation area for spending leisure time, taking in the superb sunset views and admiring the well stocked Koi pond. The Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite on the first floor offers superb views of the Johannesburg evening skyline.

The Saxon is your home for the duration of your time spent with us. Whether you choose one of the exceptional Luxury Suites, Presidential Suites, or the stately Nelson Mandela Platinum Suite in the main Hotel, you are assured of the ultimate refinement that leaves nothing to be desired.

If you would prefer the privacy and tranquil setting of the Villas, you may choose from either a Villa Luxury Suite, Villa Presidential Suite or one of the three stand-alone Saxon Luxury Villas, which can be booked as complete entities.

Our extraordinary attention to detail and emphasis on seamless planning and implementation makes the Saxon a sought-after venue for business meetings and celebratory occasions.

The Saxon Spa is the ultimate retreat for peace and harmony. It is a sanctuary of the senses that embodies a holistic way of life and assures revitalisation and restored balance. Our philosophy is based on our guests’ need for a fully immersive, holistic experience of the mind, body and soul.

For the leisure or business traveller, the Saxon Fitness Centre is available 24 hours a day to continue your health and fitness routine. The Fitness Centre offers our guests individualised fitness treatments and personal training sessions, which can be booked through the Spa.

Tau Game Lodge

Madikwe Game Reserve (North West Province)

taugame@mweb.co.za

011 466 8715/7

Tau is a South African luxury safari lodge situated on the far northern border of South Africa, in malaria-free Madikwe Game Reserve, the 4th largest game reserve in the country.

27 major species of game roam this South African nature reserve, making Tau Game Lodge the ideal place for a safari holiday, offering Big 5 game safaris and bird-watching safaris.

Tau Game Lodge, situated in the North West Province, can accommodate up to 60 people and offers an ideal South African conference venue as well as an idyllic wedding venue overlooking a natural waterhole.

 

Enjoy an authentic South African safari vacation in the midst of natural wildlife, complete with great game viewing and luxury private facilities, at our South Africa luxury safari lodge.

Our luxury South African safari lodge was designed to reflect the natural surroundings and makes use of the natural resources wherever possible.

 

The main Lodge has a comfortable lounge, bar and dining room which are semi open-air and overlook the waterhole. Delicious buffet breakfasts and lunches are generally served in the main building or on the lapa and dinners are served in one of the cosy boma's under the stars, or in the lapa next to the main lodge.

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Entabeni Safari Conservancy

Vosdal Plaas, R520 Marken Road, 0510 Golders Green, South Africa 

Res3@entabenihospitality.co.za

Tel: +27 65 679-9357

Entabeni is an integrated lifestyle node situated in Limpopo, 90 minutes from Polokwane and 2 hours from Pretoria. Set within a tranquil, natural setting boasting changing vistas, diverse eco-systems and a breath-taking mountainous backdrop, Entabeni is the integration of a 22,000 hectare Big 5 Game Reserve, a resort, luxurious lodges, Championship golf course and a complete residential offering. The residential and lifestyle brands within are Entabeni Reserve, Garingani Estate and Mountain’s Mark and they will encompass Big 5, wildlife, equestrian, aviation and golf living combined with education and retail.

A true African bush experience awaits you at Wildside Safari Camp, where the essence of the unspoilt Waterberg wilderness is combined with comfortable en-suite accommodation, creating a wild African atmosphere. The open lounge/bar area with the romantic roaring fire in the boma, creates the perfect end to a relaxing day in the bush.

 

Traditional South African hospitality and cuisine await you in the informal dining and bar area. The camp offers a total of 20 tented chalets: 4 family tents sleeping 2 adults and 2 children.

Providing mountain views, Entabeni Safari Conservancy in Golders Green provides accommodation, a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar, a shared lounge and a terrace. Free WiFi is provided.

Magalies Park - Self Catering Accommodation 

R560, Main Skeerpoort Rd, Hartbeespoort, North West

MagaliesFOM@firstgroup-sa.co.za

Tel: +27 12 207 9000 

A peaceful retreat featuring self-catering accommodation nestled alongside the tranquil Magalies River in North West Province, Magalies Park is situated on 120 hectares of scenic parklands. This prime destination, set at the foot of the Magaliesberg Mountains, combines the best of nature with the best of leisure activities and accommodation.

 

If you're looking for a holiday destination where you can spend time with the family whilst being surrounded by the beauty and tranquillity of nature, look no further than Magalies Park. For the sheer number of facilities and experiences on offer, the Magalies Park self-catering accommodation is considered one of the most desirable resorts in the North West Province.

All the chalets at Magalies Park offer self-catering accommodation in Hartbeespoort Dam, set in a natural parkland and designed with your holiday requirements in mind. The fully-equipped rooms offer Hartbeespoort accommodation modern convenience and comfort, allowing guests to experience an enjoyable self-catering holiday, with a private patio and braai area overlooking the picturesque gardens.

Pica Pau restaurant has a well-deserved reputation as one of the best restaurants in Hartbeespoort. Pica Pau is on location at Magalies Park Resort, near the R560 – at the tee-off and 18th hole, creating a unique opportunity for avid golfers to enjoy something before or after a good game.

The Palace of the Lost City 

Sun City Resort, 0316, North West Province, South Africa

 

scenq@suninternational.com

+27 14 557 4307

A legendary destination designed by dreamers for luxury-seekers. Since inception in 1992, The Palace of the Lost City has enthralled visitors from all over the globe. Its unique setting in South Africa, on an extinct volcanic site among the Pilanesberg mountains, is matched by the inspired architecture and passionate attention to detail for which The Palace of the Lost City is renowned.

Sumptuous settings, flawless service and international cuisine add up to five-star dining at The Palace of the Lost City restaurants. Expect gastronomic perfection. Each of The Palace of the Lost City restaurant menus have been crafted and curated by world-class chefs and paired with excellent wines.

 

Whether you’ve an appetite for food with flare or are in the mood for romantic dining, our meticulous attention to detail means that every dish, from fresh starters to decadent desserts, hits the right note. Choose from African cuisine to French fare; dine intimately indoors or socially al fresco. And if you’ve a penchant for privacy, The Palace of the Lost City restaurants are exclusively available to hotel guests and feature secluded options for private dining.

Pilanesberg Private Lodge

Pilanesberg National Park

lodge.iq@gmail.com

Tel: +27(0) 82 854 5603

The Pilanesberg Private Lodge is a private retreat nestled on the foot of the majestic Pilanesberg Mountains.  The Lodge is uniquely situated within a 2 hour drive from Johannesburg / Pretoria, within a 20 minute drive from Sun City and is situated in a MALARIA FREE area.  This lodge is uniquely positioned in a part of the Pilanesberg National Park wilderness area that has previously not been accessible to any visitors.

Our guests enjoy nothing but spectacular views of world Famous “Pilanesberg Alkaline Ring Complex”.
The lodge was designed to incorporate the views to ensure that even when you are not on game drives, you stand the chance to see any of the animals from the lodge.

Elephant, Rhino (Black and white) , Lion, Leopard, Buffalo, Eland and the endangered African Wild Dog have been spotted from the lodge in the last few months.  During the evenings we enjoy fabulous stargazing from our boma as the light in the area is very clean and clear.

We have 5 sleeping units that is connected via paved pathways and bridges to the communal area. The units are named Leopard, Tambotie, Shepherds Tree, Rhino and Elephant.

The lodge is situated in the Black Rhino Private Reserve. This brand new reserve forms part of the Greater Pilanesberg National Park. The size of the park is in the extent of 57 000 hectares.  Black Rhino Reserve is situated in the North Western corner of the Pilanesberg National Park (PNP).  It is just under 2000 hectares in size and is the first portion of private land that was incorporated into the PNP.

Shopping

Sandton City

9AM - 6PM l OVER 300 STORES

Defining the Sandton skyline, and boasting some of the most exclusive retail and leisure experiences in Africa, Sandton City have firmly established themselves as leaders in innovation, fashion, and entertainment.

This multiple award-winning shopping centre is located in the heart of South Africa’s financial district, and the very place that made this district so highly sought after.

Home to over 300 of the world’s most in-demand brands Sandton City is a shopping centre tailored to the preferences of many. From an eco-fashionable Food District, a family-focussed Fun District, to a chandelier draped Diamond Walk which is home to many global luxury brands.

Each year Sandton City is frequented by millions of locals and tourists alike, those with a flare to experience the best of South African retail.

Sandton City is owned by Liberty Group Limited, Liberty Two Degrees Limited and Pareto Limited and is managed by JHI Retail.

Browsing

Cresta Shopping Centre

Cnr Beyers Naude Drive & Weltevreden Road, Cresta Randburg 2194

marketing@crestashoppingcentre.co.za

011 678 5306

As one of the largest shopping centres in South Africa, Cresta has grown into a Johannesburg shopping and leisure icon, now boasting over 260 stores and an immense variety of quality offerings.

Cresta is a vastly popular venue that has always retained a certain nostalgia with many of its shoppers who have been frequenting the centre for years. The aspirational retail offering features a hub of fashion, food, décor, tech and services.

This Super Regional Shopping Centre features a diverse mix of stores anchored by Woolworths, Pick n Pay, Checkers, Game, Edgars, Ster-Kinekor and Mr Price Emporium. And boasts noteworthy brands such as Zara, iStore, Lindt, Lush Cosmetics, Palladium Boots, Carrol Boyes, Le Creuset and South Africa's largest Dis-chem.

The centre has recently expanded to create an amazing three level food and entertainment court that features a variety of local and international restaurants as well as great entertainment offerings for everyone.

Cresta Shopping Centre strives to offer its valued shoppers world-class shopping facilities and experiences.

The Information Desk is situated on the upper level adjacent Woolworths entrance.

Event

The Locrate Market Broadacres

Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11 AM – 6 PM

The Stables Village Market

3rd Street, Chartwell (off Cedar Road, Broadacres)

The Locrate Market is a family friendly FOOD, DESIGN and EXPERIENCE lifestyle market set to serve you the best in local, African and international food, great jazz/indie bands and an overall great experience in the north.

At The Stables Village Market, good food and drinks are our way of life. We see it as the ideal way to unwind after a hard week's work, to make that relaxing break for a bite during a work day, or to share with your family on weekends.
Experience our village market with carefully appointed stalls offering a wide range of crafts, gourmet foods, cheese, ice cream, bake goods, and more, while you sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious braai (barbeque) of grass-fed meat with your loved ones.

Activities

Carnival City Casino & Entertainment Kingdom 

Elsburg Rd Brakpan, Gauteng

carnivalcity@za.suninternational.com

+27 011 780 7800


Join the fun at Carnival City casino and hotel in Gauteng. Unleash your inner jester and discover a world of non-stop entertainment, where the excitement never fades and the carnival is always on. We have something for everyone to enjoy, from thrilling slots and table games at our casino to regular live DJ shows, concerts and events. And with our great selection of delicious restaurants and popular East Rand entertainment places, we are all about serving up a feast of fun that won’t break the bank.

What’s better than keeping the whole family smiling? Smiling along with them! We’ve got the biggest selection of family-friendly entertainment places in the East Rand, and all under one roof. Choose from ten-pin bowling and go-karting to lazer tag, or head to Ster-Kinekor to catch a blockbuster movie. Spend an hour racing around our Grand Prix Circuit, spend a day at our Magic Company Arcade — just spend time together. With so many different entertainment destinations to choose from, family time is fun time at Carnival City.

We’re all about finding fun, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to introduce a little romance into your date night. Take your bae to a live show at the Carnival Bar. Follow it with a meal at Beijing City or Calisto’s, and end the night with some dancing at Bru’s. Love and fun go hand-in-hand at Carnival City casino and hotel in Gauteng.

Corporate travel just got more colourful. Our casino and hotel in Gauteng near OR Tambo Airport will give you convenient options to host large functions and features a 280-seater conference room. Plus, our 4-star Carnival City Hotel offers luxury accommodation for your out-of-town delegates to stay, work and play.


Disclaimer: Casino open to 18+ only | Winners know when to stop. NRGP: 0800 006 008.

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