It’s the season of glitz and glam, sharing and caring, fun days and crazy-fun nights – with plenty of restaurants and delicious food for you and your loved ones to enjoy.
Cape Town’s Zeitz MOCAA has been one of the hottest topics of conversation for locals and tourists alike since opening its doors, and now with the introduction of Zeitz MOCAA FOOD, there’s even more to talk about. Having launched on 1 December 2017, this daytime eatery is still new to the Cape Town restaurant scene, but it’s making its mark with amazing 270-degree views of the Mother City, perfectly showcased from its sixth floor location. Visitors are loving the edible art the restaurant is becoming known for, with mouthwatering fare like sweet treats, light meals and bistro dishes on its menu. And don’t forget its signature dishes either – like the Zeitz MOCAA FOOD black ice cream – a vanilla and rose water-flavoured black dessert served in a black cone. Colour us intrigued, and hungry too!
Enjoy the finer things in life
Not in the mood for cooking this festive season? Then The Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff, Johannesburg, has you covered. Get your Christmas Eve on with a lunch at Flames from 12-2pm, or enjoy a family dinner from 7-11pm for R1 200 per person. If it’s a more sophisticated dining experience you’re after, try View, the urban chic eatery with a set menu (including vegetarian options) for discerning diners and a glass of bubbly on arrival, served from 7-11pm at R1 950. Or let your hair down at the 2018 Hilltop Party New Year’s extravaganza, with a toast at midnight, live entertainment and an evening of merriment, from 8pm-2.30am for R1 400 per person, private lounge access included. See you there!
Christmas in the hills
Celebrate the art of fine dining with a feast of foodie delights in the Franschhoek Valley, The Restaurant at Grande Provence. With a four-course lunch and dinner menu offered till 26 December for R1 195 per person, and a New Year’s Eve buffet for R2 250 per person, you’ll find every event of the season taken care of in grand old style. Booking is essential, so call 021 876 8600 or email [email protected] to reserve your spot today.
Spending Christmas with the family? Then make it one the kids will love at Forti Grill & Bar, with a delicious buffet-style Christmas lunch and dinner for R950 per person and R250 per child under 12. Or if you’re looking for something a little more glam, get your glad rags on for the New Year’s Eve black tie event, #rocambolesco, with live jazz music for R750 per person, inclusive of food, drinks, and bubbly at midnight. For reservations email [email protected] or call 012 003 6181 today.
Take a trip out to Stellenbosch for a Christmas feast at Majeka House, with a set menu on 25 December in Makaron Restaurant. Or step right up to the New Year’s Eve carnival and enjoy dinner, a wine pairing and entertainment too, all for just R2 000 per person, on 31 December from 7pm onwards. Book your seat for fun and fabulousness at [email protected] or call 021 880 1580.
All Carne, all the time
Renowned chef, Giorgio Nova, is opening all his restaurants for Christmas lunch and Christmas dinner this season – which means whether you want to eat at 95 Keerom, 95 at Parks, 95 at Morgenster, Carne SA in Keerom Street or Carne Kloof in Kloof Street, all you have to do is book your seat and enjoy. You’ll also be able to toast the New Year on both 31 December and 1 January too, giving you the most delicious start possible to 2018! To book, call 95 Keerom on 021 422 0765, 95 at Parks on 021 761 0247, 95 at Morgenster on 021 204 7048, Carne SA on 021 424 5566, or Carne on Kloof on 021 426 5566.
Out of the loop? Take a look at last week’s GLAMOUR Guides.