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Solms-Delta Picnic – review

We are back at Solms-Delta for a picnic. Today we’re under a tree by the river. We’ve laid our picnic blankets on this exact...

Springfontein Eats – restaurant review

There is a photograph of Springfontein Eats chef Jürgen Schneider on the wine farm’s website. He is wearing wellie boots, jeans, a sweatshirt –...

Portuguese Kitchen – restaurant review

Posh Pretoria is in the east of the city. The west is poor. This is nothing new. The Carnegie Commission of Investigation on the...

The Sheikh’s Palace vs King Arabic Sandwiches – restaurant review

Thanks to Ottolenghi et al, Middle Eastern flavours are this season’s hot tastes for cool people. Sadly, they are surprisingly difficult to find in...

Punjab Express – restaurant review

Walking into Punjab Express is a breath of fresh air. What a joy to be able to buy authentic Indian food and to escape...

Harbour House – restaurant review

On the restaurant reviewer’s tick list, the décor of Harbour House in Kalk Bay has always scored high. It’s not just the location of...

Bistro Michel – restaurant review

South African eating establishments often call themselves bistros but very few fit with the original French definition of the word. According to American food...

10 (or so) of the best Valentine’s Day restaurants

Saint Valentine (if he existed at all) was a 4th century celibate who was clubbed to death and then also beheaded. Many of those...