Tag Archives: Krone

Alphen Hotel transforms 5Rooms into blanko contemporary gallery restaurant!

imageOn Thursday evening The Alphen hotel hosted hundreds of Constantia and Cape Town VIPs, to present its transformed blanko restaurant, previously 5Rooms, which was the name of the restaurant when the hotel was first taken over by the Kove Collection five years ago. Continue reading →

Restaurant Review: Seafood at The Plettenberg not 5-star Relais & Chateux standard!

imageI have been to The Plettenberg hotel a number of times to eat at its former Sand and now renamed Seafood restaurant.  Given that the hotel is five-star graded, a Relais & Chateux property, and under the supervision (long distance) of Eat Out Top 10 Chef  Peter Tempelhoff, my expectations are high of the restaurant in being the best in Plett, yet sadly are  Continue reading →

Amorim twists and shouts about its new Helix cork to SA wine industry!

Helix corkThe new Helix ‘twist to open cork’ was launched at CapeWine 2015 last week, an international collaboration between Amorim cork and glass bottle manufacturer O-I.

The glass bottles have been designed with an internal thread in its neck, and the cork is re-usable, Continue reading →