Winter has arrived in the Cape and with it the perfect excuse to indulge in one of life’s greatest pleasures – dining out in a charming restaurant setting, savouring delicious cuisine beside a roaring fireplace. Add good company and a glass of South African wine and you have the main ingredients for the perfect night out during the chilly months. Here, the Concierge Team at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa has rounded up some of their favourite restaurants with fireplaces for you…
Spectacular Atlantic Ocean views, a delicious fine dining menu, an award-winning wine list and two fireplaces make Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles Hotel one of Cape Town’s most memorable winter dining experiences. Executive Chef Christo Pretorius serves menus with creative flair, while irresistible winter offers such as the ever popular ‘Dinner & a Movie’ evening keep locals coming back for more.
La Mouette Restaurant
With no less than five fireplaces in its three dining venues, the delectable French cuisine at this time-honoured restaurant in Sea Point may be enjoyed as a romantic table for 2, or in the company of friends and family.
This historic haven nestled in the Camps Bay glen serves contemporary French cuisine along with some rare wines. Top notch service and a warm open fireplace makes The Roundhouse perfect for those chilly winter evenings.
Catharina’s Restaurant at Steenberg
A warm, inviting ambience, luxurious interiors complete with open fireplaces, and the tasty ‘Winter Warmers’ served during the colder months have placed Catharina’s in Constantia on the map for relaxing winter nights out. It’s a great place to try a glass of Steenberg wine too…
Delicious cuisine and beautiful views along with a down-to-earth atmosphere, makes this ‘sea to plate’ dining experience in Kalk Bay and in the V&A Waterfront unforgettable.