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I Love Durbanville Because …
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I Love Durbanville Because …

Hi, I’m Scott Langley from Ruslamere Guest House & Spa in Durbanville, Cape Town North. Durbanville IS BEST KNOWN FOR being a tranquil, upmarket suburb of Cape Town and for the award-winning Sauvignon Blanc produced in its Wine Valley. GET YOUR PICTU...
The Oxford Arms in Durbanville – a review
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The Oxford Arms in Durbanville – a review

People who know about food know that many of our trends come from overseas and that in the last decade there was an international trend of gastro pubs, which were especially popular in Britain. Pubs have been the watering houses of travelers for centuries and ...
The Flamjangled Tea Party
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The Flamjangled Tea Party

Set on the Contermanskloof Wine Farm, only 30 minutes from Cape Town, the Flamjangled Tea Party in Durbanville is a unique, colourful weekend long party and celebration of music. With its ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ theme, festivalgoers need little encouragement ...
The Manor House at Meerendal – A Review
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The Manor House at Meerendal – A Review

The Manor House Restaurant at Meerendal is known for its good food. On weekends people flock there for breakfast. So if you want to eat there, book a table. They are tenacious about keeping the tables aside too. We have arrived without a booking and been turne...
Eat @ Altydgedacht – A Review
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Eat @ Altydgedacht – A Review

The Durbanville Wine valley is not as well known as its cousins Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, but nevertheless is home to some of South Africa’s oldest wine estates. One of which is Altydgedacht, which is over 300 years old, and has had the privilege of supply...
Tables at Nitida Restaurant – A Review
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Tables at Nitida Restaurant – A Review

Tables at Nitida is a relatively new eatery on the Durbanville wine route, opening its doors in November last year. Since then, it has had a fantastic start, perhaps in part due to the success of Nitida’s Cassia, which is renowned for its stylish food. Tables ...
Cool Runnings – Africa’s first toboggan track
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Cool Runnings – Africa’s first toboggan track

The concept of a Jamaican bob sled team is as about as far removed from Cape Town, South Africa as I thought it could get...or is it? On a wonderfully warm spring day, we headed out at 08h30 on a Saturday morning, accompanied by three eager seven-year-olds, to...
Cafe Delicieux in Welgemoed Cape Town – A Review
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Cafe Delicieux in Welgemoed Cape Town – A Review

There are many little hidden gems in the Northern suburbs of Cape Town. For instance, there is a quiet little eatery located at the Welgemoed forum called Café Delicieux. This is a trendy café where those in the know gather for delicious brunches or a tasty li...
Doing Nitida for lunch
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Doing Nitida for lunch

Cassia, meaning cinnamon, is the name of Nitida wine estate's resident restaurant - you can't miss it as you pull off Tygerberg Road into their gravel driveway - its rather portentous entrance a bit daunting when the description of their food is 'contemporary,...
Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town North
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Things to Do with Kids in Cape Town North

... things to Do with Kids in Cape Town North - Heading to the Northern Suburbs of Cape Town, the Play Park at Stodels (#73) in Bellville offers a delightful entertainment area, complete with trampolines, sandpits and an animal farm. Parents can keep a watchfu...