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Henri's Restaurant and Wine Bar 

164 Main Rd, Lionviham, Cape Town, 7130

 info@henrisrestaurant.co.za

Tel: +27 21 852 6442

Walking into Henri’s, you’ll be greeted by the owner, Pierre and his staff, who will treat you like guests in our own home.


Henri’s combines an inspired menu with a casually sophisticated setting in a heritage house conveniently situated on Somerset West Main Road. We also welcome larger groups, our top floor has been renovated and can be used for private functions. Our inviting, comfortable dining room is the perfect place to enjoy a great meal.

Our menu can be described as comfort food with a modern global influence. We are well known for our aged grass-fed beef as well as the freshest local seafood. Alongside our à la carte menu, we offer a light lunch menu during the day and also have a kiddies menu. We also serve homemade, thin based pizza cooked in a wood-fired oven.

You can enjoy a drink on our patio or at our beautiful bar, we offer a wide selection of craft and imported beers. The wine list offers a variety of wine by the glass, but patrons are welcome to bring their own wine, as we don’t charge corkage for tables of less than 8 guests. Thereafter corkage of R45 per 750ml bottle applies.

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Madam Taitou

77 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000

madamtaitou@gmail.com

Tel:  +27 21 426 6969

Madam Taitou is situated on trendy Long Street in Cape Town and specialises in Ethiopian cuisine. This hidden gem has spectacular decor and diners are seated in a tree house style space with mismatched furniture covered in animal skins, potted plants and creepers providing privacy and African animal and tribal statues dotted here and there. Bonsais and clay pots perch on tables throughout the restaurant and beautiful African art line the walls.
 

The menu at Madam Taitou is purely Ethiopian and locals and tourists alike have named it “the best Ethiopian restaurant in Cape Town”. The menu prices are very reasonable and the dishes are great for sharing with friends and family. The Kifto is a firm favourite and consists of very lean beef, warmed in Ethiopian spiced butter and served with cottage cheese and salad on Ethiopian flatbread. If you are new to Ethiopian cuisine, we suggest ordering the Sergenya, a typical Ethiopian festive platter consisting of portions of all Madam Taitou’s dishes.
 

If you prefer something vegetarian, there is plenty on offer. Try the Gomen (spinach and greens cooked the Ethiopian way) or the Shiro Wot (spiced chickpea flour cooked in Berbere sauce). Don’t forget to order a steaming coffee after your meal – Ethiopia has some of the finest and most distinctive coffee in the world.


Accommodation

The Silo Hotel

The Silo Hotel, Silo Square, V&A Waterfront - Cape Town 

 

info@thesilohotel.com

Tel: +27 (0) 21 670 0500

The Silo Hotel sets a new standard for luxury Cape Town accommodation. A magical, five-star premium hotel towering above the V&A Waterfront surrounded by the natural wonder of South Africa’s Mother City.

The Silo Hotel has been built in the grain elevator portion of the historic grain silo complex occupying six floors above Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa (MOCAA) which houses Africa’s largest collection of contemporary African art. The exterior of the building was designed by Heatherwick Studio. From the outside, the greatest visible change to the building’s original structure is the addition of the ingenious glass windows inserted into the geometry of the hotel floors. These multi-faceted structures glisten like diamonds during the day while at night the building transforms into a glowing beacon in the Table Bay harbour.

The Silo Hotel is a celebration of art, style, architecture and design. A tribute to timeless glamour and contemporary luxury offering the highest levels of personalised service synonymous with The Royal Portfolio.

The Silo Hotel has 28 rooms, including a spectacular one bedroom penthouse. Each room has been individually designed and decorated by the stylish wand of Liz Biden. Colourful and eclectic pieces juxtapose the modern, industrial architecture. The 6 room categories are based on the room size and the views. Each room has a private balcony and a unique collection of contemporary African art. The images below are indicative of the category only. We cannot guarantee a particular room (other than the penthouse), only the room category.

Ellerman House

180 Kloof Rd, Bantry Bay, Cape Town, 8005

info@ellerman.co.za

Tel: 021 430 3200

Experience the very best that South Africa has to offer when visiting Ellerman House. Surround yourself with national treasures, exceptional flavours, uninterrupted views, sweet sounds and a refined atmosphere with sincere hospitality. With only 13 bedrooms and 2 private contemporary villas, we excel at offering our guests an intuitive and understated level of service.

Enjoy the Spa, Contemporary Art Gallery, Wine Gallery, wine and Champagne cellar, brandy lounge, BAR ROC, library, dining rooms, lounges, guest pantry, solar-heated swimming pool, fitness centre and cascading terraces during your stay.

You’re our guest, this is your home. Welcome to Ellerman House.

This grand old home (originally known as Florida House) has been collecting stories for over a century. Built in 1906 it has seen its fair share of owners and transformations. Most notably its namesake, Sir John Ellerman who did not build the property, but took ownership and was the longest resident of the property second only to its current owners, The Harris Family.

Pepperclub Hotel

Corner of Loop Street and, Pepper St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa

info@pepperclub.co.za

Tel: +27 (21) 812 8888

A five-star hotel in the heart of Cape Town, the Pepperclub Hotel offers 210 luxury rooms, with breath-taking views of the harbour, Table Mountain and Signal Hill. This central property brings together innovative design, high-end amenities and attentive service, to provide a five-star guest experience like no other.

Luxury suites

Ranging from spacious Deluxe Studios to our magnificent Penthouse, all rooms boast luxury finishes and amenities, with many also featuring balconies, free-standing baths and sweeping views of the city, mountain and harbour. Exceptional service comes standard, as does complimentary wi-fi, bathrobes and slippers, satellite TV and air conditioning, among other in-room features.

Central location

From museums and art galleries, to world-class restaurants and local attractions, the city centre provides an endless variety of choices for travellers looking to explore Cape Town. Guests are a short walk away from trendy Bree Street and cosmopolitan Long Street, with the world-famous Table Mountain Aerial Cableway only a short drive from the property. Guests are also able to experience beautiful Camps Bay Beach and the V & A Waterfront through our complimentary shuttle services.

Knysna Hollow Country Estate

5 Welbedacht Ln, Kanonkop, Knysna, 6570

reservations@knysnahollow.co.za

Tel: +27 044 382 5401

Knysna Hollow Country Estate is set on a secluded 3-hectare Country Estate just 5 minutes from the centre of Knysna, a quaint seaside town widely regarded as the jewel of the Garden Route.

 

 Knysna Hollow re-opened in October 2018 as a brand-new contemporary country retreat offering stylish accommodation with warm personal service and authentic dining in our casual restaurant, Social Eatery.  Situated in the middle of the iconic Garden Route National Park of the Southern Cape Coast, Knysna is the ideal base from which to explore the myriad of attractions the region has to offer.

 

The history of Mossel Bay, the arid, semi-desert of Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo and the coastal towns of Wilderness, Sedgefield and Plettenberg Bay are all within an hour’s drive, as is Tsitsikamma National Park which is renowned for the Storm’s River Mouth and some of the country’s best hiking trails.

A standout amongst Knysna hotels, the 44 contemporary Garden Suites are situated in our lush gardens and offer all modern amenities in a spacious and serene environment. These modern, air-conditioned rooms each feature satellite television, Nespresso® coffee stations, laptop safes, mini-bar fridges, L’Occitane guest amenities, king-size beds and private patios overlooking the gardens with two sparkling swimming pools.

Shopping

Canal Walk

9AM - 9PM l OVER 400 STORES

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.

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