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May Restaurant Update: More restaurants opening and closing in Cape Town and Winelands!



New restaurants are still opening, or planning to open in Cape Town and the Winelands, despite it being on the eve of Winter.

The biggest planned opening is that by Chef Liam Tomlin, who will open The Bailey, a three storey Brasserie, Bakery, and two Bars across the road from Heritage Square.  His opening is running late. He has closed down his Chefs Warehouse on Bree Street. Restaurant Artizian will open on Bree Street in July. Chef Peter Tempelhoff is said to open a Japanese Street Food restaurant on the ground floor of Speakers Corner, the building in which FYN operates. Misfits by Ideas Cartel has opened in the former Beluga in Green Point. TANG will create a big stir when it Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 127 of Level 1, 4 February 2022


Friday 4 February 2022, Day 127 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#Grateful for a sunny but windy day, the wind strong now in Camps Bay; for a well-paced working day, posting for my clients; for getting my German birth certificate translated, a bureaucratic requirement of Home Affairs!; for starting to do payments to confirm bookings for the Safari Tour next month; for a Vit D top up on the terrace; for finding baby figs at Woolies in Camps Bay, hearing from Sheryl Ozinsky that the fig season is two weeks late, and that the proper sized ones will only Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 81 of Level 1, 20:December 2021.


Monday 20 December 2021, Day 81 of Level 1, My Birthday 🎉

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a fabulous birthday, literally overwhelmed by the volume of messages on Whats App and in Groups, on Facebook and calls, not having got to see them all yet, starting from 6h00 ❤️❤️❤️; for getting some work done this morning; for the most amazing Birthday gift from the Camps Bay community today (see below); for seeing Barbara Lenhard and Flo Gast, who flew in from Germany this morning, not having seen them for 8 months, their Smart having stood in my garage, catching up quickly on our news and nibbling left over Christmas biscuits; for Hennie Kriel sending Continue reading →

Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 75 of Level 1, 14 December 2021


Tuesday 14 December 2021, Day 75 of Level 1 😷

Corona Lockdown Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for a smooth flowing day, despite it being an upside down one, feeling like a Friday already; for my Discovery medical package change made by Maki Chase today; for meeting one of my Camps Bay Ratepayers Association colleagues at the Promenade, buying an HTH floater at Pick n Pay, and a bib at Camps Bay Hardware (organised via owner Jared Stein on holiday in Mauritius) for my new Gift cleaning helper, starting on Saturday; for spoiling myself with a light breakfast (not the best scrambled egg I’ve had) at The Pottery, but Manager Shaun being very helpful, bringing me a charger for my phone, showing me how they glaze Pottery and fire it in their kiln, for showing me the jewelry Continue reading →