GOURMET FOOD & WINE
The famous "Rainbow" - applies not only to the people but to the food in South Africa, for one finds throughout the country the most diverse and extraordinary range of cuisines. The South African ‘melting pot of many cultures’ contributes to a unique blend of cuisine, influenced by Eastern European, Asian and African traditions. With a legacy of warm hospitality and delicious food made from farm-fresh ingredients and abundant seafood straight from the ocean, the region welcomes “foodie” travelers to sample a variety of food tastes paired with award winning wines.
Food and wine pairing in the Cape Wine lands afford an abundance of tasting suited to both the classic and adventurous palate. Award-winning restaurants offer gourmet cuisine ranging from Cape Malay to European fusion.
There is no better way to immerse yourself in the South African culture than through a gourmet safari which introduces you to the local flavours of ‘bobotie’, ‘braai’, ‘boerewors’ and ‘biltong’, accompanied by fine Cape wines and local craft beer. Meet the local people who serve fresh produce, delicious canapés, cheeses, olives, nuts, jellies and jams at the local markets, artisanal stores and casual eateries, and enjoy an African feast of traditional dishes amidst the buzz of traditional music and ‘face painting’.
The Cape Wine lands proudly feature the quaint village of Franschoek, known as the ‘Food and Wine Capital’ of South Africa. Here you will find highly acclaimed restaurants and vineyards, surrounded by majestic mountains, spectacular scenery and warm hospitality. Meet the cellar masters of boutique wine estates who are justifiably proud to introduce you to the taste of their internationally acclaimed wines, including Pinotage, Merlot, Sauvignon and Chardonnay.
Immerse yourself in South Africa’s heritage of good food and wine. Take a luxury taste-sensation trip to sample first-class cuisine and world-renowned wines
FEATURED GOURMET FOOD & WINE LODGES
BABYLONSTOREN 1 1 1 Location:A beautiful working farm in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Babylonstoren has become a destination on it’s own. It can be said that it is found in the middle of Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl wine areas, with a little poetic license, and it a very comfortable drive from the centre […]
LANZERAC HOTEL & SPA 1 1 1 Location:Situated on the outskirts of the historic town of Stellenbosch, the Lanzerac Estate is a 300 year old private working wine estate in the Cape Winelands. The Lanzerac Wine Estate is ideally positioned to explore the region’s famous wine estates and the historical town of Stellenbosch. The hotel […]
THE GRANDE ROCHE 1 1 1 Location:Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Paarl Rock, this small, luxury hotel is like no other. Here, in the Cape Winelands, history interacts with modern comforts…where the atmosphere of a bygone era brings a sense of gracious, unhurried living. Distance to Airport: 48 km (40 Minutes) – Cape […]
THE CELLARS HOHENORT HOTEL 1 1 1 Location:The Cellars-Hohenort is located in “Cape Town’s Vineyard”, the historical Constantia Valley on the breath-taking slopes of Table Mountain. Located approximately 15 minutes drive from the City Centre. All rooms boast panoramic views of the iconic mountain or over the beautifully manicured gardens. Distance to Airport: 22 km […]
DELAIRE GRAFF LODGE & SPA 1 1 1 Location:Perched on the slopes of the magnificent Helshoogte mountain pass and surrounded by sweeping views across stunning vineyards and mountains towards Stellenbosch, Delaire Graff Estate is accessible yet secluded. Distance to Airport: 37 km (40 minutes) – Cape Town International Airport Facilities:Delaire Graff Wine Lounge, Graff Diamonds […]
BELMOND MOUNT NELSON 1 1 1 Location:Belmond Mount Nelson Hotel is a timeless and authentic resort hotel located in the heart of Cape Town. Conveniently located within the cultural centre close to top sightseeing attractions and the city’s best beaches. Distance to Airport: 25 km (30 Minutes) – Cape Town International Airport Facilities:Planet Restaurant, Planet […]
ONE & ONLY CAPE TOWN 1 1 1 Location:With captivating views of Table Mountain, One&Only Cape Town is situated in the heart of Cape Town’s fashionable Victoria & Alfred Waterfront. Distance to Airport: 25 km (30 Minutes) – Cape Town International Airport Facilities:Reuben’s Restaurant, Nobu Restaurant, Wine Loft, Isola Restaurant, Vista Bar & Lounge, Spa […]
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