The Table Bay Hotel Tall Ship Esmeralda at dockside Taking high tea might be a centuries-old tradition but few places in South Africa still execute it with the grace, excellence, and nostalgia of the 1800s as the prestigious Table Bay at the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in Cape Town. Staging high tea of indulgent proportions
The Table Bay Hotel from the Harbour One of the things I so enjoy is a visit to The Table Bay Hotel. And I wish more Capetonians would do this. The parking is free [that’s the best!] and you feel welcome from the moment you turn into the gate. Last time I was there, there
Boschendal in Groot Drakenstein Boschendal, that iconic farm in the Drakenstein Valley, was granted to one Jean le Long by Governor Simon van der Stel in 1685, three hundred and thirty years ago. So this year is the big celebration. I worked at Boschendal in 1985 when we had the big 300th celebration, and I
Ndaba DubeRestaurant manager at The Vineyard Hotel The annual South African Wine Tasting Championships got off to a great start with more tasters than n previous years. All of them keen to take away the laurels for the title of Best Western Cape Provincial wine taster. This also affers a chance to qualify
A View from the Front of The Table Bay Hotel The Table Bay Hotel on the Waterfront in Cape Town is a stunning edifice. I have spoken to so many Capetonians who have never been there. I think like Art Galleries and Museums, people miss out on so much by darkening the doors.
Schoone Oordt in Swellendam Swellendam has always been one of our favourite towns, for a number of reasons. We have family there. We love the architecture and the history and the amazing trees. The climate is mild as they say in England, the place is known for producing some of the finest berries
The Vineyard Hotel’s sustainability efforts recognized at the 2014 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards
The Vineyard Hotel from the gardens Travel + Leisure magazine has commended The Vineyard Hotel for its sustainability efforts - by honouring the hotel in their 2014 Travel + Leisure Global Vision Awards. The Vineyard Hotel is the only destination in South Africa to receive this accolade in 2014. The New York-based magazine,