Perched between the ocean and the mountain, with a national park as its heart, there is nowhere like Cape Town. Cape Town, the “Mother City”, is the oldest city in South Africa and has a cultural heritage spanning more than 300 years.
Today, there are two locations that we would like to visit in the Cape. The first being the ever alluring Sea Point beachfront, and the second, the charming and picturesque town of Stellenbosch. Enjoy your trip from Sea Point to Stellenbosch!
Sea Point Cape Town
Situated on Cape Town’s Platinum mile and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, Winchester Mansions is an exclusive, privately-owned 4 star hotel in Cape Town. It sets itself apart among other hotels in and around Cape Town with its spectacular beachfront location, stylish elegance and personalised service.
One of the most exciting restaurants situated on the magnificent Sea Point promenade in Cape Town is Harveys at the Mansions.
This stylish restaurant at Winchester Mansions, Cape Town’s leading beachfront boutique hotel is famous for its scrumptious lunch and dinner menus, offering the discerning guest a taste of cosmopolitan combinations abounding with fresh, local ingredients whilst enjoying uninterrupted views of the Atlantic.
The ambience of this beautiful restaurant strikes you immediately. With its wonderful sea-views and harmonious decor, Harveys maintains an informal feel, which is welcoming, laid-back and at the same time vibrant. The colour scheme is a striking combination of dark and light wood tones.
No secret to the locals, the Winchester Mansions’ Sunday Jazz Brunch is an absolute must. Throughout the year, renowned local and international jazz artists perform at the brunch, in summer in the Mediterranean setting of the courtyard.
Enjoy a glass of fine sparkling wine on arrival, a complimentary Sunday newspaper and a cosmopolitan brunch buffet.
A “sundowner” is a drink taken at sundown, preferably whilst watching the sun slowly disappearing into the Atlantic Ocean. There are only a few places in Cape Town where one can do that in style and terrace of Harveys!
Now moving on to our next destination..
Stellenbosch is without doubt one of the prettiest little towns in the whole of South Africa. Situated at the head of the Eerste (First) River Valley, it was one of the first valleys to be settled in. The area is full of charming scenes and rich in history. The towns, villages and farmlands contain finely preserved examples of one of the most serene forms of domestic architecture found any where in the world – the Cape-Dutch style.
Weltevreden Estate represents one of the most beautiful, child-friendly settings for weddings and intimate functions in Stellenbosch and the surrounding areas.
You will soon find that they have literally cultivated a setting for a variety of function specifications and will take your wishes and turn them into a reality.
Introducing their very own estate wine, Weltevreden Estate continues to please even the most distinguished guest, and the Estate’s representative wine list consists of established as well as young, trendy wines, sure to compliment your meal.
Whether you sit on the stoep, or under the pergola next to the river, the experience and food is well worth it. This Weltevreden restaurant does gourmet comfort food in a charming old-world setting. Lekke Neh wants to celebrate simple craftsmanship which created this wonderful historic site.
Here stands treasured historic buildings which remind us that living off the land was conventional and artificial was a foreign, unfathomable concept. At Lekke Neh, everyone is treated as a limited edition.