South Africa

My top spots:

Stellenbosch Restaurants



Schoon de Companje for breakfast

Meraki for breakfast or lunch

Tastebud for lunch

Oppie Dorp: delicious food, great wine

Wijnhuis: most romantic atmosphere. feels like being in the Alps. Great steaks and wine.

Ryneweld 5: great burgers and romantic atmosphere

Warenmarkt market place for lunch, coffee


Green Gate: delicious lunch and sunny terrace

Deluxe Coffeemakers: best coffee in town, inspiring wooden interior

Juice Revolution juice bar


Wine estates


Delaire Graff (Stellenbosch)

Rust En Vrede and lunch restaurant (Stellebosch)

Ernie Els and lunch restaurant (Stellenbosch)

Kleine Zalze and Terroir restaurant (Stellenbosch)

Haskell and Long Table restaurant (Stellenbosch)

Vergelegen (Somerset West)

Constantia Groot (Cape Town)

Constantia Beau (Cape Town)




Cape Town Restaurants


The Black Sheep (modern South African)

Charcoal (modern South African)

Haiku (Asian)

Carne SA at Keerom street (steak)

95 Keerom (Italian and steak)

Live Bait and Harbour House  (seafood)

Truth Coffee (breakfast)

Honest Coffee (coffee)

Skinny Legs (breakfast)



Healthy food

Kauai’s all around

Nü’s all around

Dear Me

Skinny Legs




Slow Food Market (Saturdays, Stellenbosch)

Oranjezicht farmers market (Saturdays, Green Point)

Neighbourgoods Market (Saturdays, Woodstock)

Harbour Bay (Friday-Sunday, Hout Bay)

V&A food market (Waterfront, every day)

+ various pop markets around the year 🙂




Table Mountain and Lion’s Head in Cape Town

Drakensberg, at Eastern Cape and Lesotho border

Beautiful hikes: The Crack, Amphitheatre Peak

Accommodation: Amphitheatre Lodge

Cederberg, 300km north from Cape Town


Garden Route:

Whale watching in Hermanus

Head Over Hills luxury retreat in Knysna

East Head Cafe in Knysna

Fat Fish seafood in Plettenberg Bay




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