The Salt Yard: Mowbray’s New Kid on the Block

The Salt Yard is the new, quirky, reasonably priced and eco-friendly kid on the block in Mowbray and is certainly giving the established restaurants along the Durban Road strip a run for their money. I have been there three times since it opened and all three times it has been humming, particularly so on Friday night when […]

Cape Town Comedy Club

Listed on’s ‘Top 10: Comedy Club’s Around the World’, The Cape Town Comedy Club has grown from strength to strength over the years and now has a home right on our doorstep at the V&A Waterfront. Situated in the historical Old Pumphouse building, the venue has an industrial feel with visible steel trusses painted red to highlight them. […]

Sundowner Spot: Wijnhuis Bar & Grill

If you love wine like I do, there are few things that excite me more at a restaurant than an extensive wine list. Not only does the Wijnhuis Wine Bar & Grill in Newlands have 500 wines available by the bottle, but they have taken it a step further with their selection of 20 wines available by the glass, […]

Mink & Trout Wine Bar & Bistro

Mink & Trout Wine Bar and Bistro is a newish restaurant that has opened at in the space where Birds used to be on Bree Street, Cape Town CBD. The decor is stunning: bare brick walls and furniture with modern, clean lines in rich hues of green, grey and blue with hints of rose gold. It feels very opulent. […]