With Women’s Day fast approaching, we’ve listed some great spots to instantly book for a memorable day or evening out.
Constantia Nek, Bree Street, Waterfall Corner, V&A Waterfront, Century City, Parkhurst, Umhlanga
Instantly book for La Parada’s Women’s Day Celebration with Brutal Fruit on 9 August, any time from 11am at R260pp. Includes a Brutal Fruit, choice of 3 tapas & live entertainment.Book Now
Old Town Italy
Menlyn Maine, Umhlanga, Melrose Arch, High Constantia, Village Square
What do Italians say about pasta? Every penne counts! Have fun on Women’s Day with a Pasta Making Class at Old Town Italy, from 6pm on 9 August at R355pp. The 9 August class will teach you how to make Fusilli al Ferretto.Book Now
Cape Town & Surrounds
Events at Laborie
For Women’s Day this year, Laborie is hosting a winemaker’s food and wine pairing lunch celebrating five female winemakers from the region. Izele van Blerk (KWV The Mentors), Karlin Nel (Vrede en Lust Estate), Elizma Visser (Olifantsberg Wines), Rolanie Lotz (RHEBOKSKLOOF WINE ESTATE), Chiara Fabietti (AYAMA WINES – South Africa) & Anzél Rabie leading the day as their MC. Book to listen to their stories and learn something new as Laborie pairs it with small plates created by Chef Melissa Bird.
Tickets are R650pp. The event takes place at the Champagne Cellar at Laborie Estate.Book Now
Rust en Vrede
Rust en Vrede will be hosting a Winemaker’s Dinner at their restaurant at 18:30 on Monday evening, 8 August. Join Chef Fabio Daniel for a fine dining experience in their historic cellar. Enjoy a six-course meal with wine pairing for R950 per person.
Owner, Jean Engelbrecht, and winemaker, Danielle le Roux will be presenting the wines from the Stellenbosch Collection portfolio to be paired with each dish, as they guide you through a culinary experience. Limited availability.
For Women’s Day, Country Grand is having a 3-course Brunch with guest speaker Cindy Nel from 11am at R395pp. Includes a welcome drink & 3-course meal as well as live entertainment. Bookings are essential.Book Now
Benguela Cove Restaurant
Benguela Cove is hosting a Women’s Day Pink Bubbly Breakfast, a Women’s Day Floral Workshop & a Women’s Day Floral Painting Workshop on 9 August!
- Each lady will enjoy a glass of bubbles, their Cuvee58 Rose (yes, it is pink), and a canape-styled breakfast. On the premises, they will have a variety of pop-up shops.
- Time: 10:00
- Price: R185 per person (includes a gourmet canape-style breakfast and Cuvee58 Rose)
- Set menu | Booking Essential
Women’s Day Floral Workshop:
- Time: 10:00
- Price: R1200 per person (includes all materials, bubbly breakfast, snacks, and drinks. PLUS a complimentary pontoon cruise voucher for two.
Women’s Day Floral Painting Workshop:
- Painting workshop led by Betzy Geldenhuys.
- Time: 10:00
- Price: R685 per person (includes all materials & bubbly breakfast)
Book at Flames at the Four Seasons Hotel The Westcliff for a spectacular Women’s Day Brunch priced at R750pp. Their lush gardens and the beautiful city skyline views make this a special place to celebrate the women in your life.
Tribes at Emperor’s Palace
Enjoy a Date Night on Women’s Day at Tribes. At R450 per couple, their wine and set menu includes:
- Wine: Choose between a glass of Durbanville Hills Merlot or Sauvignon Blanc.
- Starters: Two cheesy garlic baquette rolls with haloumi fingers on the side to share.
- Mains: Chicken Schnitzel / All In Burger / Saucy Steak / Vegetable Platter / Hake / Beef Lasagna / Chicken Salad.
- Desserts: Ice-cream & Bar one Sauce / Milk Tart Springroll / Creme Brulee.
Durban & Surrounds
9th Avenue Waterside
9th Avenue is hosting a night of celebration dedicated to the talented women at 9th Avenue Waterside. Enjoy a 5-course food and wine pairing experience commemorating their female chef, female winemaker, female owner, and village of female powers that come together to bring you an amazing evening to celebrate the women in your life! R347pp deposit required.Book Now
315 Restaurant at Coastlands Musgrave Hotel
Join them on the 9th of August at Coastlands Musgrave for a Women’s Day Lunch Buffet fit for a queen! From 12:30 to 15:00. R330 for adults and R165 for kids. Includes welcome drink. Cash bar available. Includes welcome drinks and an array of starters, main courses, a live action station & desserts.
Saffron at Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel
Saffron is hosting a Women’s Day Harvest Table Lunch on Tuesday, 9 August, from 12:30 to 15:00. Includes Complimentary Mimosas (Sparkling Wine & OJ) throughout the luncheon, Fresh Harvest, Hot Finger Snacks and Mini Desserts. Adults R295 and Kids (aged 4 -10) R150.
Brahman Café Restaurant at Brahman Hills
Go to Brahman Hills for their Women’s Day Lunch Buffet at R255pp. Includes a Cold selection of salads, soup, artisanal breads & compound butters; a Hot Buffet selection; and Desserts.
Skyfall Restaurant & Wine Cellar
Skyfall is hosting a 3-course Women’s Day Brunch including 2 glasses of bubbly at R305pp from 10am on 9 August.