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The Fat Butcher 

1 Van Riebeeck St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch

Tel: 021 883 3857

As a consequence of our lacking antlers to sort matters out, man's competitive nature can lead to all manner of attempted besting between friends. One popular method is over a flame. Not by wrestling on a bonfire, but by outdoing your pal in the cooking of man's greatest culinary obsession: THE STEAK.

At The Fat Butcher, we source our meat directly from Chalmar Beef. The owner-operated farm has a feedlot capacity of 20 000 cattle with a further 19 000 cattle on pasture. All operations are powered by passionate people dedicated to producing quality beef since 1969.


The farm also produces maize silage on 1000ha of high potential soil. The grain feeding for the cattle is an exact science which requires dedication and hard work, 24 hours a day 365 days a year. It is a full vertical integration with no compromises. 

Crop Production - Maize, soybeans, sorghum, and the manure from feedlot - the backbone of the fertilisation programme on the pastures and crop soils - are regularly analysed and adapted to create a customise fertilisation programme.

De Warenmarkt

20 Ryneveld St, Stellenbosch Central, Stellenbosch

Tel: 021 883 2274

Inspired by the Cape of Good Hope's legacy as trade post along the maritime route that led to the alluring Spice Isles, De Warenmarkt brings you a range of delectable speciality meats, crepes, baked goods, craft beer, coffee, fresh Saldanha Bay oysters, sparkling Simonsig MCC & much more. Immerse yourself in the rich and diverse cultural heritage that established the Cape as one of the world’s most important culinary destinations.

Introducing our all new wine bar named after our founding father Simon van der Stel. Come and enjoy wines from our world famous region in the relaxed comfort of our new addition SIMON. Pair your favourite glass with our specially designed tapas menu around the cosy fireplace in a heritage building that dates back some 300 years. Now home to some of Stellenbosch's finest and most exclusive wines. Ask for our exclusive Legends wine list.

Come and enjoy one of the world's most classic pairings, bubbly and oysters at our all new Kaapse Vonkel MCC and Oyster Bar. Producers of South Africa's first Méthode Cap Classique, the iconic wine estate Simonsig is exclusively paired with the finest fresh cultivated Saldanha Bay oysters in a classic environment,  ensuring you a truly titillating experience. Come and indulge today.

The menu sees the likes of gourmet burgers, exotic Thai beef salad with coconut, mouthwatering rump steaks, our small plates include yellowfin tuna tartar, beef tataki, bitterballen and other delectable bites. Ask your waiter for a biltong slicer and slice the all time SA favourite. We are also home to Stellenbosch's very own rotisserie chicken. We also serve breakfast every day. 


SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl

23 Buitengracht St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town

Tel: +27 21 427 5900

SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl is the hottest new hotel in Cape Town’s city centre. Hip and fresh with a design edge, our modern city hotel never compromises on great service and personalised hospitality. 

Situated on the corner of Buitengracht and Strand Street, the bustling location of SunSquare Cape Town City Bowl inspires visitors to explore the surroundings and get to know the city. Our new Cape Town hotel has dedicated basement parking for those travelling by car and planning on venturing beyond the City Bowl.

After a busy day, return to your bright, modern and spacious room, meet up for a coffee in the spacious lobby or head through to Vigour & Verve, where great food and drinks are served all day long. The hotel has great connectivity and guests have access to free WiFi throughout the property. 

The modern conference space with five well-equipped conference venues can accommodate up to 140 delegates. The area has an attractive and spacious lobby which can serve as a place to serve welcome drinks before an event, breakaways during meetings or an alternative space for an informal small meeting.


The stylish 14 Stories Rooftop Bar on the 14th floor is a welcome retreat for SunSquare guests looking to relax in style. The bar also offers access to the enclosed pool deck and opens onto an outdoor deck overlooking the picture-perfect Cape Town harbour and Lions Head. 

Arambrook Boutique Hotel

15 Kirstenbosch Dr, Bishopscourt, Cape Town, 7708

Tel: +27 (0)87 898 2091

Hidden within the sought-after Bishopscourt neighbourhood, a stone’s throw away from the magical Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden and a short distance from some of the most prestigious wine farsm in the Constantia region, lies Arambrook Boutique Hotel.


A discreet alternative to the bustling urban lifestyle of Cape Town’s city centre, Arambrook offers exclusivity, privacy and world-class luxury at the foot of Table Mountain.

With only 8 luxury suites overlooking the manicured gardens, Arambrook offers a haven for guests looking to unwind during their time in Cape Town. Feel at ease in our tranquil surroundings, well cared for by our attentive staff, and pampered by our highly-personalized service..

Beyond the luxurious aesthetics of the hotel, Arambrook’s experience is simply unforgettable. Guests can enjoy afternoons under the shaded tree-lined gardens, meander through the orchards, unwind with an in-room spa treatment, savor chef Stacey Lee Chan’s handcrafted delicacies on the terrace, or soak up Cape Town’s summer sun next to the swimming pool.

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Garden Route Game Lodge

N2 Highway, Albertinia, South Africa

Tel: 028 735 1200

Conveniently located on the Garden Route just 3,5 hours from Cape Town, this malaria free game reserve is a logical safari choice for any Garden Route itinerary or Cape Town add on.

Sightings of the BIG 5 are frequent and visitors spending one or two nights will usually see at least 4 of the BIG 5 during their stay. Herds of zebra, wildebeest, springbok, eland, impala and other antelope species are abundant.

The region boasts a mild climate with hot summers and cool winters and an average of 300 days of sunshine per year.

We are a family safari destination and being malaria free you do not have to worry about taking unpleasant anti malaria medication for you and your family. Enjoy a malaria free safari holiday on the Garden Route.

Its all about the wildlife at Garden Route Game Lodge and your safari is the time when you get to spot some of our resident game.  There are two safaris included per night spent at our game reserve.

Departure is early morning and late afternoon as this is when our wildlife are most active, in the heat of the day they tend to rest up. We offer guided safari drives and our qualified field guides are there to find the animals and interpret nature allowing you to sit back relax and enjoy.

Hartenbos Private Game Lodge 

Farm Goedemoed 166 Portion 13, Hartenbos, Mossel Bay

Tel: +27 (0) 79 675 2718

Situated on a game farm with a variety of wildlife, Hartenbos Private Game Lodge features an outdoor swimming pool, hot tub, and games room with billiards, table tennis and darts facilities.

Each room comes with a private deck, satellite TV and safety deposit box. The en suite bathrooms are equipped a hairdryer and shower.

Guests can relax in the pool, or one of the four lounge areas. There is also a sundowner deck with BBQ facilities. Meals can be enjoyed in the dining room, and drinks are available at the bar.

Hartenbos Game Lodge is located along the Garden Route, 18 km from Hartenbos Beach and Langeberg Mall. Mossel Bay is 15 minutes’ drive away and George Airport is a 40-minute drive from the lodge.

The Family Room accommodates a maximum of 4 guests in two rooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. One room has a double Queen Bed with an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower . The other room has two single beds with an en-suite bathroom with walk-in shower.


The middle room has a small kitchenette, dining area, microwave, and fridge and a lounge suite with inter-leading doors to all rooms and Satellite TV. Each room has ceiling fans, safes, heater, hairdryers. Coffee & Tea, Binoculars, Doom, Towels and toiletries provided. The rooms have breathtaking Mountain views of this South Cape Game Farm and a private deck.


Canal Walk


Canal Walk, Cape Town’s largest shopping centre, located in the Century City precinct on the N1, central to the CBD and surrounding suburbs. The centre has a wide selection with over 400 stores and thousands of the best local and international brands to choose from. Visit Canal Walk for the best fashion, retail, leisure and entertainment for the whole family, all under one roof.

While exploring Canal Walk, you’ll find a variety of eateries, from sit-down restaurants, cafés, and coffee shops, to takeaway outlets where you can either take a seat in our spacious Food Court or grab a bite on the go. These eateries vary across cuisines and there are both Halaal and vegetarian options.

If you are looking for the ultimate movie experience, then Nu Metro Canal Walk is where you want to book your next movie. The Scene Xtreme cinema boasts the biggest 3-storey-high screen in Cape Town, 4K ultra-high-definition projection and 360-degree sound to fully immerse yourself in the movie experience. If comfort and luxury is what you are looking for, then visit one of Nu Metro’s Scene VIP cinemas. It includes an exclusive VIP lounge and bar, fully reclinable plush spacious seating and service to your seat.


Christmas Day Lunch | Live Music

Join us for an amazing evening of horrors, exciting food and ice-cold drinks, IF YOU DARE! Dress up to be in line for great prizes and spooky specials! It's never to early to prepare for Halloween... Follow this event for further details... Entrance is FREE, limited guests.

Friday, December 25, 2020 at 12 PM – 4 PM

Pepperclub Hotel

Cnr Loop & Pepper St, 8001 Cape Town, South Africa


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