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January 29, 2013

Feel the love this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Photo courtesy inlite studio

With her breathtaking beauty, tantalising restaurants and spectacular sunsets, Cape Town has to be South Africa's ultimate romantic destination for Valentine’s Day 2013.

So whether you’re treating your sweetheart to a picnic at Clifton's fourth beach, gazing into your beloved’s eyes over a candlelit dinner at the Vineyard Hotel in Newlands or proposing atop our Wonder of Nature, Table Mountain, you’re sure to the feel the love in Cape Town on 14 February.

Here are our top choices for sharing this romantic day with the one you love:

Dinner for two:

Valentine’s Day at Richard’s Supper Stage & Bistro

Cupid’s arrow is sure to strike with dramatic flair at this entertainment eatery which offers an Eros-worthy dinner served with a delightful side dish in the form of their hit production, Kaapse Stories from the Mother City at R400 per person.

Location: Richard’s Supper Stage & Bistro, Sea Point
Contact: +27 (0)76 144 4809
Website: www.richardscapetown.co.za

Valentine’s Dinner Special at Harvey’s

For romance with a touch of seaside charm, book now for Harvey’s romantic dinner special. 

Relax in their quaint courtyard over a welcome drink, delicious dinner and surprise gift at R595 per couple.

Location: Harvey’s, Winchester Mansions, Sea Point
Contact: +27 (0)21 434 2351
Website: www.winchester.co.za

Valentine's Sunset Cruise at the V&A Waterfront

Yes, you too can pretend you’re Leo and Kate enjoying young love on a romantic cruise at the V&A Waterfront this Valentine’s Day.

Hop aboard the Tigresse sailing catamaran, Ameera sailing catamaran or Jolly Roger pirate boat and get in the mood for love at R350 per person (R700 per couple). Your ticket includes a picnic basket with sparkling wine or juice.

Location: Shop 7 Quay 5. V &A Waterfront
Contact: +27 (0)21 421 0909
Website: www.webtickets.co.za

Metro Rail's Valentine's Day Special

All aboard the Love Train! For a memorable, unique and fun evening out with your one and only, you can't go wrong with this amazing offering from Metro Rail.

R 300 per person gets you a marvellous train trip, magical entertainment  and dinner by the AmaZink performers, welcome drinks and transport by HGTS Tours.

Location: Cape Town to Stellenbosch
Contact: +27 (0)21 449 3018
Website: www.metrorail.co.za

Valentine’s Menu at the Square

The Square Restaurant’s decadent Valentine’s menu is sure to bring colour to your cheeks and a twinkle to your eye.

Spoil your beloved with a walk through the Vineyard Hotel’s sprawling garden followed by a mouthwateringly fabulous three-course dinner at R310 per person.

Location: The Square, Vineyard Hotel&Spa, Newlands
Contact: +27 (0)21 657 4500
Website: www.vineyard.co.za

Valentine's Day Dinner Special at Blue Rock

Set your beloved's heart aflutter with a delectable dinner to the soulful sounds of a live pianist at the Blue Rock Cable Waterski’s restaurant for R295 per person.

Location: Sir Lowry's Pass Road, Helderberg
Contact: +27 (0)21 858 1330
Website: www.bluerock.co.za

Valentine's picnic concert at the Taal Monument

Nothing says "I love you" like a special Valentine’s Day picnic concert featuring Idols' runner-up Gift Gwe, well-known Paarl singer Loren Erasmus and friends at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl.

Order an exceptional Valentine’s basket (R280 for two, sparkling wine included) from the Volksmond Coffee Shop, or pack your own.

Location: Taal Monument, Paarl
Contact: +27 (0)21 863 4809
Website: www.taalmonument.co.za

For all romantic thespians:

Dirty Dancing

Be her Johnny and make sure she has the Time of Her Life by treating her to the classic Dirty Dancing musical at the majestic Artscape Theatre.

Location: Artscape Theatre, Foreshore
Contact: +27 (0) 861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

The Bard inspires romance, didn’t you know? Pack a picnic basket filled with your beloved's favourite treats and head for the gorgeous Maynardville Open Air Theatre for Shakespeare’s most fantastical romance.

Location: Maynardville Open Air Theatre, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0) 861 915 8000
Website: www.computicket.com

Madame Zingara’s Miracle Tour

Magic and love are in the air at the Madame’s final run at the V&A Waterfront this Valentine’s Day.

Acrobats, contortionists and singers, coupled with a luxuriously tasty four-course meal and more ensures a day of love and celebration that you’ll never forget!

Location: V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)861 623 263
Website: www.madamezingara.com


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