Christmas is always merrier in sunny Cape Town given the countless opportunities for picnics on pristine beaches, cocktails beneath clear skies and gourmet cuisine at restaurants, eateries and wine estates with breathtaking views.http://www.perfecthideaways.co.za/blog
So, don’t spend your festive season slaving over a hot stove in a busy kitchen (leave that to the professionals); book your spot with family and friends at one of these hotspots for a scrumptious Christmas Eve dinner or Christmas Day Lunch without the mess or fuss.
2012 CHRISTMAS EVE DINNERS IN CAPE TOWN
Christmas Eve Dinner at The Mount Nelson.
Celebrate Christmas Eve in Cape Town at the famed Mount Nelson Hotel. Wine and dine in style at the exclusive Planet Restaurant, or have a more relaxed family-friendly affair at the more laidback Oasis Restaurant. Don’t forget to bring along your Christmas spirit; dinner includes a glass of bubbly to kick off the evening and festive novelties. Service charge is included.
Planet Restaurant: Five-course set menu at R910p/p (no children under 12 allowed), dress code is formal.
Oasis Restaurant: Buffet-style, menu at R650p/p for adults and R325p/p for children under 12, dress code is semi-formal.
For more information and to book your spot contact the reservations team on +27 (0) 21 483 1948, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dinner at the Planet Restaurant will set you back R910p/p (no children under 12 allowed) and dinner at Oasis Restaurant will cost R650p/p for adults and R325p/p for children under 12.
Christmas Eve Dinner at The Radisson Blu Waterfront.
Celebrate Christmas Eve in Cape Town with friends and family on the terrace of Tobago’s Restaurant at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, one of the Mother City’s most exclusive seaside eateries. The Tobago’s Restaurant team, under the watchful eye of Executive Chef Grant Kennedy, will provide a sumptuous three-course fine dining experience amidst the relaxed atmosphere this seaside establishment is so well known for.
Tickets: R450p/p for the three course set menu.
Christmas Eve Dinner at Mezepoli in Camps Bay
Eat, drink and make merry this Christmas Eve in Cape Town, and celebrate at Mezepoli, the Mediterranean eatery along the popular Camps Bay strip. With its relaxed atmosphere, the chic and modern restaurant is the perfect setting for a festive meal with family and friends.
Experience the essence of Greek culture and indulge in the range of dips, meze and mains for a unique social dining event. The extensive tapas-style menu will leave you spoiled for choice, with everything from haloumi to hummus and tasty treats in between. For the more traditional palates (or less adventurous), there is a range of mains of offer, which includes baby chicken and lamb chops.
Booking is essential as space is limited. To do so, contact Mezepoli on +27 (0) 21 438 1915 or email: email@example.com.
Choose from the wide range of meze on the à la carte menu; prices range from R29 to R65 for meze and the mains are priced between R89 to R125.
Christmas Eve at Rick’s Café Américain
Feast, drink and celebrate Christmas Eve in Cape Town at the popular local haunt in Gardens, Rick’s Café Américain. For a festive feast like no other, the Casablanca-inspired eatery is serving up its famous global à la carte cuisine, as well as traditional Christmas specials. Spoiled for choice, diners get to choose from an array of Moroccan, North African and Spanish dishes as well as an extensive selection of burgers and grills.
Tickets: Booking is essential; for more information and to book contact Rick’s Café Américain on +27 (0) 21 424 1100 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Choose from the wide range of meal options on the à la carte menu; prices range from R45 to R70 for tapas and the mains are priced between R70 to R180.
2012 CHRISTMAS DAY LUNCHES IN CAPE TOWN
Celebrate Christmas Day in the Mother City with festive feasts at one of Cape Town’s iconic hotels, the Mount Nelson
The Pink Lady's opulent and luxurious Planet Restaurant and The Ballroom will offer a Christmas lunch and buffet, respectively, to rival the rest. Looking for an afternoon treat? Sample decadent delights at the afternoon tea in the lounge.
Watch out for Santa, his magician friend and the face painter; they will entertain little ones and those young at heart, all day long.
Planet Restaurant. Five-course choice set menu at R950p/p (no children under 12 allowed), dress code is smart-casual. Extensive buffet at R700p/p for adults and R350p/p for children under 12, dress code is smart-casual. Lunch starts at 12:30pm.
Afternoon Tea: R265p/p, dress code is smart-casual and tea commences from 2:30pm.
For more information and to book your spot contact the reservations team on +27 (0) 21 483 1948 or email email@example.com.
The five-course set menu at Planet Restaurant will cost R950p/p (no children under 12 allowed); buffet lunch at the Ballroom will cost R700p/p and R350p/p for children under 12. Afternoon Tea in the lounge will cost R265p/p.
Christmas Day Lunch at The Radisson Blu Waterfront.
Hang up your apron and celebrate Christmas Day in Cape Town at the fine dining seaside restaurant, Tobago’s, at the Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel. Soak up the summer sun and the incredible views on the seaside terrace while spending time with family and friends. The Tobago’s Restaurant team, with Executive Chef Grant Kennedy at the helm, are setting up a Christmas buffet deluxe that will have you coming back for more, again and again.
An incredible spread of dishes, delights and delicacies will set you back R595p/p, R300p/p for kids between 5 and 12 years of age and little ones under 5 eat for free.
Christmas Day Lunch at Mezepoli in Camps Bay.
Soak up the summer sun on Christmas day in Cape Town at Mezepoli, the beach front Mediterranean-style eatery along the popular Camps Bay strip.
Christmas is a time for sharing, and there is no better way to do that than by indulging in Mezepoli’s scrumptious Hellenic dishes with family and friends. Share a range of dips and tasty morsels from the wide range of options on the meze menu, which includes Spanish and Italian fare as well as an extensive sushi menu. If bites and mouthfuls are not quite to your taste, then choose from the more substantial mains menu, which features their most popular dish, the baby chicken.
Booking is essential as space is limited. To do so contact Mezepoli on +27 (0) 21 438 1915 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Choose from the wide range of meal options on the à la carte menu; prices range from R29 to R65 for meze and the mains are priced between R89 to R125.
Christmas Day Lunch at Hazendal Wine Farm’s Hermitage Restaurant. For a festive family feast, meander out into the Cape Winelands for a delicious Christmas Day lunch buffet at Hazendal wine farm. From 12pm to 3pm, the Stellenbosch estate’s in-house Hermitage Restaurant is offering a mouth-watering spread that includes both firm Yuletide favourites, like Smoked Gammon and Roasted Leg of Lamb with Mint Sauce, and local delights, such as Cape Malay Bobotie and Malva Pudding. In addition to enjoying a tasty meal and fine wine, diners can relax to the sweet sounds of a live pianist, and the kids can entertain themselves on the farm’s rolling lawns.