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December 12, 2012

Festive season dining in Cape Town

Nothing says Christmas like a tenderly cooked turkey or ham, sweetly mixed eggnog, or chilled champagne and decadent desserts.

If slaving away in your kitchen to create these mouthwatering delicacies makes you want to run for the hills, fear not – there is a wide range of stellar restaurants in sunny Cape Town, ready to relieve you of your culinary duties.

Enjoy your festive meal at the following establishments:

Christmas Day lunch at La Mouette

Tuck into a delicious five-course lunch at the seaside La Mouette Restaurant in Sea Point this Christmas.

Cheese and truffle croquettes, roasted linefish with potato salad and sauce vierge, lemon meringue pie and more await you for only R350 per person.

Location: La Mouette Restaurant, 78 Regent Road, Sea Point
Contact: +27 (0)21 433 0856
Website: www.lamouette-restaurant.co.za

Christmas Day dinner at Harvey’s

Winchester Mansions' delightful Harvey’s Restaurant has a mouth-wateringly good five-course dinner waiting for you!

Fill up on such delicacies are stuffed grilled mushrooms, foie gras crème brûlée, pan-fried kingklip and a decadent dessert trio for R325 per person.

Location:  Winchester Mansions, 221 Beach Road, Sea Point
Contact: +27 (0)21 434 2351
Website: www.winchester.co.za

Lunch buffet at Nobu

Sit down for a traditional Christmas lunch buffet with your family and friends at the stylish Nobu Restaurant, at the One&Only Cape Town.

Reserve your seats at R795 per person and enjoy your festive meal from 12h30.

Location: Nobu, One&Only Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 431 4511
Website: www.capetown.oneandonlyresorts.com

Christmas at Reuben’s

Whether you’re savouring the gastronomic delights of either the Christmas Eve buffet or the Christmas lunch at R795 per person, you’re sure to have a joyful meal at Reuben’s at the One&Only Cape Town.

Location: Reuben’s, One&Only Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 431 4511
Website: www.capetown.oneandonlyresorts.com

Christmas Eve dinner at Savoy Cabbage

This City Bowl eatery is serving up a scrumptious meal worthy of Santa this Christmas Eve.

For a variety of prices (R250 to R395), you can indulge in a two- to five-course meal that includes coriander-soaked game loin, Christmas mincemeat tart with eggnog, ice-cream and more.

Location: Savoy Cabbage, 101 Hout Street, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 424 2626
Website: www.savoycabbage.co.za

Christmas Day dinner at Trees Restaurant

The Trees team will make all of your silly-season dreams come true by serving such dishes as glazed gammon with pineapples and figs, grilled Karoo lamb chops with mint yoghurt and gravy, and delicious Christmas mince pies with spicy orange compôte and cardamom-cinnamon anglaise for only R158 per person.

Location: Trees Restaurant, Townhouse Hotel & Conference Centre, 60 Corporation Street, Cape Town
Contact: +27 (0)21 465 7050
Website: www.townhouse.co.za

Festive season at Signal

The Cape Grace Hotel’s Signal Restaurant is decking its halls with cheer, holly and plenty of delectable treats this festive season.

Enjoy the voices of a small choir while biting into fruit mince pies, aubergine caviar, butter-basted turkey and more this Christmas Eve. Make your reservation for R595 per adult and R295 per child.

Location: Signal Restaurant, Cape Grace Hotel, V&A Waterfront
Contact: +27 (0)21 410 7080
Website: www.capegrace.com

Festive favourites at Durbanville Hills Winery

Celebrate the seasonal cheer with a sublime food and wine pairing at the exquisite Durbanville Hills Winery.

For just R95 per person until 24 December, you and your loved ones can feast on glazed gammon, corned beef and mustard, Christmas pudding and more, paired with Durbanville Hills’ range of wines.

Location: Durbanville Hills Wine Estate, Durbanville
Contact: +27 (0)21 558 1300
Website: www.durbanvillehills.co.za

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