Cape Town is recognised as the Gourmet Capital of South Africa, with the largest number of top restaurants in our city as well as in the Winelands.
Not only are the Cape restaurants ranked tops by our local Eat Out dining magazine, but internationally and on the African continent too. The following 12 Cape Cape, restaurants, restaurants have recently received international and African recognition : Continue reading →
Utopia Cape Town, Life Grand Café, Wolfgat, Clara’s Barn, ëlgr, Pier, Restaurant KLEIN JAN, and Post & Pepper Restaurant are eight restaurants that have been nominated in various 2022 Best Restaurant categories in Africa, presented by the World Culinary Awards.
All the restaurants nominated as Best in South Africa by the same Awards are all from the Cape!
Utopia set the benchmark for affordable Tasting Menus, when it launched its first 5-course Summer Tasting Menu at R195 in November 2020.
Since then Utopia has become one of the most popular restaurants in Cape Town, not only for its good value dining, but also for its magnificent views from its 15th floor location on Chiappini Street, in the heart of Cape Town. Continue reading →
Utopia Cape Town is one of the first restaurants to stock the brand new Cape St Blaize range of gins, distilled in its artisanal distillery in Mossel Bay.
I attended a tasting at Utopia, led by Leroy Maritz of the three gin variants.
What makes the gin unique is the beautiful handcrafted hand labelled porcelain ceramic bottles, which have been specially made by Mossel Bay locals. The brand home is a historic building which dates back to 1786/7.