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Utopia Cape Town launches Summer Tasting Menu!


Utopia Cape Town launched its latest Tasting Menu in November. Five courses cost R345, and are available on Mondays to Saturdays. A Vegetarian Tasting Menu is also available, at R345.

A 5 course Tasting Menu paired with five wines costs R555.

Utopia Cape Town has brought affordable fine dining to Cape Town. It has recently been named Best Rooftop Restaurant in Africa, for the second year running.


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Corona Virus: Lockdown Journey Journal, Day 7 of Level 1, 7 October 2021


Thursday 7 October 2021, Day 7 of Level 1 😷

Corona Gratitude 🙏

#grateful for an unusual day, starting with the fabulous inclusion of Zest onto The Inside Guide Hottest 30 new restaurants list; for allowing myself to take the afternoon off so that Annette Krueck and I could see the Bond ‘No Time to Die’ movie at the Labia Cinema, a two and a half hour long movie with lots of skop, skiet and donder as is expected of a Bond movie; for fetching my poppyseed rolls at Dinkel Bakery, and my German cold meat treats at Hartlief (they have the best droëwors too); for a delicious Tasting Menu dinner paired with five wines at Utopia, it being full with a buzz, Continue reading →

Utopia Cape Town launches new Tasting Menu, with Vegetarian and Vegan options too!


Utopia Cape Town has spoilt Capetonians with its incredible value for money Tasting Menus in the past two years, having become the talk of the town in offering its value Tasting Menus in its 15th floor location, with magnificent views over the city and its icons, and onto Cape Town Stadium, Lion’s Head, the Harbour, and Table Mountain specifically.

Utopia Cape Town launched not only a new Meat/Fish Tasting Menu last week, but added a Vegetarian as well as a Vegan option too. For the first time in two years it has increased its Tasting Menu prices to R245, still offering excellent value.

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New Exhibit A Fine-Dining restaurant of Chefs Rikku Ó’Donnchü and Warwick King opens on 1 November, Proudly South African focus with international twist!

Last week I enjoyed the special Heritage Day lunch at pop-up SŸN restaurant on Bree Street, and after the lunch I heard the first details of the permanent fine-dining restaurant opening on 1 November, to be called Exhibit A. The restaurant will be located on the 3rd floor of the Villa 47 building at 47 Bree Street. Yesterday I returned to the restaurant to hear more details from the chefs about their new 46-seater restaurant.  Continue reading →