Location: Camps Bay

Save the date for Christmas Eve - Christmas Eve Dinner @ Azure Restaurant - Part 3

October 25, 2018

The Twelve Apostle Hotel has the unique distinction of being located along a long stretch of unspoiled natural coastline, boasting unparalleled views of ocean sunsets.

For their Christmas eve dinner they really roll out the red carpet with a huge selection of breads, cold buffet, hot buffet, carvery and desserts. You can enjoy all manner of South African and international delicacies to your heart's content. 

Among the many delicious things on offer the carvery will be featuring Cajun barbeque spiced beef fore rib with a pink peppercorn jus and an oven-roasted leg of lamb marinated with rooibos and thyme jus.

Dig in and be merry, the food will be divine and the atmosphere relaxed.

URL: https://www.12apostleshotel.com/

Where: Victoria Road, Camps Bay

Tel: + 27 21 437 9029

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Seaside living - The 41 - Part 2

September 05, 2018

The 41 is a contemporary mediterranean restaurant in Camps Bay with a view to die for! 

This spring they will be showcasing the exciting Spring Jazz Series, featuring amazing jazz trios every Thursday evening from 19:30 – 21:30. The artists will perform an accessible blend of jazz Standards, South African jazz, Latin jazz and light pop.

Aside from the excellent entertainment, they have a great menu to boot, including the epic “41 Platter” which contains ten prawns, grilled sustainable line fish, deep-fried calamari, steamed crab claw, sides of salad and fragrant rice, Sriracha mayo, lemon butter and six oysters. 

Beautiful and classy, well worth a visit.

URL: http://www.the41.co.za

F: https://www.facebook.com/The41Restaurant/

Where: 41 Victoria Road, Camps Bay

Phone: +27 21 437 0558

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Seaside living - Geneva Sunsets Villa - Part 1

September 04, 2018

The week we are having a closer look at our featured Villa, Geneva Sunsets Villa. 

Perched at the top of the centrally located Geneva Drive in Camps Bay, you have all the benefits of elevation for your view while still retaining proximity to the beach.

Spacious and luxurious, Geneva Sunsets is an entertainers dream, with indoor/outdoor living room and terrace areas, conversation pit, swimming pool and gas barbeque. 

This gorgeous villa is all about the views, in aid of that the architecture allows for a lot of light and air in the space, giving it an ephemeral, dreamy feel. 

Perfect to relax in, fantastic for a longer stay!

URL: http://www.accommodationhunter.co.za/properties/geneva-sunsets-villa

F: https://www.facebook.com/genevasunsetsvilla/

Where: 106 Geneva Drive, Camps Bay

Phone: +27 21 418 4043

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Ladies, all the ladies! - Goddess Luncheon at Cafe Caprice - Part 2

August 01, 2018

A special gastronomically inclined Women's Day event catered for foodies is taking place on the Camps Bay “Strip”, palm trees, sea views, beautiful people and amazing tastes.

We’re talking about a three-course luncheon menu elegantly designed to take you on a flavour journey that is wholesome, intricate and grounded in conscious living. 

Gluten, dairy, meat and free options are available across the board, ensuring something for everyone. Expect delights such as wild mushroom risotto with thyme, parmesan cheese and crispy shimeji’s or an heirloom tomato salad with toasted almonds, baby beets, buffalo mozzarella and a lime/basil infusion.

Everything will be paired with elegant Cointreau cocktails, bubbles and a little Happy Culture Kombucha.

A festival of taste to treat yourself like a goddess!

 Book: https://www.webtickets.co.za/event.aspx?itemid=1482555188 

Tel: 021 438 8315

Location: 37 Victoria Road, Camps Bay

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Slow-roasted Sundays - Sunday Lunch Buffet at Azure Restaurant - Part 1

June 26, 2018

On the way from Camps Bay to Llandudno a small divot of the Table Mountain National Park has been winkled out and made into a fabulous boutique hotel, spa and restaurant/bar.

The Azure Restaurant has been hosting Serendipity Sundays for a while now, and they are awesome. Relax to the soothing tones of the resident lounge singer and enjoy the expansive Sunday lunch buffet on offer.

There are fireplaces for the cold days and outdoor seating for those rarer patches of sunlight, bring a healthy appetite and some good friends :-)

URL: https://www.12apostleshotel.com/food-and-drink

Tel: +27 21 437 9000

Location: Victoria Road, Camps Bay

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Food with a view! - La Belle Bistro & Bakery - Part 1

April 04, 2018

With the 12 Apostles Mountain Range behind you and the Atlantic Ocean in front, the la Belle Bistro and Bakery is one of the most beautifully situated eateries in Camps Bay. The decadent baked goods and sweets are complemented and juxtaposed against modern finishes. 

Perfect for a delicious breakfast, a business meeting or a romantic afternoon bite, this venue lends itself to all sorts.

Enjoy hot artisanal coffees with cupcakes, chocolate torte, gingernut biscuits, crunchies muffins, or chewy choc chip cookies. 

You also have the choice of a full a-la-carte dinner menu with some excellent choices for a delightful dinner. Try the pomegranate glazed salmon trout with pickled red onion, peas, beans, sticky rice and herb aioli, it is amazing!

URL: http://www.labellecampsbay.co.za

F: https://www.facebook.com/laBelleBistroBakery

E: info@labellecb.co.za

Tel: +27 21 437 1278

Location: 201 The Promenade, Victoria Road, Camps Bay

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Try something a little different - Chinchilla Rooftop Cafe & Bar - Part 1

February 27, 2018

With wrap around views of Camps Bay, Lions Head and the Twelve Apostles, Chinchilla offers a playful, boho-chic interior and amazing (really, really amazing) cocktails brought to you courtesy of their in-house mixologist.

Grab yourself a chicken paillard, a delicious chicken breast with lemon, fresh herbs, olive oil, sea salt and black pepper, elevated and fantastic. Alternatively, have yourself some monkfish goujon with bread crumbs, lemon, sea salt, black pepper and tartar sauce, it is sublime and worth coming back for more.

To go with that have a vanilla orange pomegranate Margarita with Don Julio Tequila, orange vanilla infused Martini Bianco, fresh lime and pomegranate juice, Uber home 😊

URL: http://chinchillarooftop.co.za

F: https://www.facebook.com/chinchillacpt

E: reservations@chinchillarooftop.co.za

Tel: +27 21 286 5075

Location: Victoria Road, Camps Bay

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Three beaches, three ways to stay cool - Camps Bay Beach - Part 2

Liam Smith January 25, 2018

The most popular and vibrant suburb in Cape Town, Camps Bay lies in an outstandingly beautiful setting as the jewel in the crown of the Twelve Apostles and Lion’s Head.

The beachfront is palm tree-lined white sand and the “Golden Strip” of Camps Bays Café’s and Restaurants, vying for their share of the perfect sunset.

There is always a small contingent of stand-up paddler’s, surfers and kayakers in the water (which is refreshingly cold), and no shortage of great cocktails on the other side of Victoria Drive. 

Head over to Café Caprice for a Bikini Bottom mixed with Cîroc pineapple, Angustora orange bitters, pear syrup muddled with fresh limes, pineapples and basil (don’t forget to Uber!).

Location: No need, if you’re not in Camps Bay, where are you? 😉

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Harvest time, Theatre and Art in the Mother City - Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Part 2

March 29, 2017

One to enjoy with the kids, this biblical tale of Joseph and his Technicolour Dreamcoat is the musical Andrew Lloyd Webber production brought to you by Pieter Toerien. 

The tale is cheeky, hilarious and exuberant, the songs are catchy and heartfelt and you will find yourself busting out in show tunes unexpectedly for the next several days. This show has entertained and amazed theatregoers since the 70s, and features award-winning musical pieces like ‘Any Dream Will Do’ and ‘Close Every Door’. 

The show has re-opened its doors due to unprecedented and massive local demand and features the stellar cast of Earl Gregory as Joseph, Nádine as the narrator and both Jonathan Roxmouth and Anton Luitingh playing the Pharaoh. 

Be prepared to be amazed, this is a vibrant and cross-cultural take on this story, brilliantly executed and just a wild ride from beginning to end. After the show, head across the Camps Bay Strip for a leisurely cocktail or some hot chocolate, to discuss your favourite bits.

Dates: 24 March – 08 April

Bookings: https://pietertoerien.computicket.com/

URL http://www.pietertoerien.co.za/

E: info@pietertoerien.co.za

Tel:      +27 21 438 3301

Location: Theatre On The Bay – 1 Link Road, Camps Bay

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