Experience Valentine’s Day Luxury at Equinox Spa

Equinox Spa puts the cherry on top of Valentine’s Day this February, with the Deluxe Romantic Package for two.

The package, which runs for the whole month of February, includes a relaxing full body Swedish massage complimented with a hot stone back  massage, invigorating scalp massage, aromatic hand & foot compress, TheraVine™ appetiser facial, rounded off with a refreshing fresh fruit platter and glass bubbly at the hotel’s renowned rooftop Skybar.

Guests will also automatically be entered into the draw to win a complimentary night’s stay for two at the Cape Royale Luxury Hotel with breakfast included.

Equinox Spa (2)This special pamper package is available at R1750 per couple.

To make your reservation contact Equinox Spa on 021 430 0511, or email info@equinoxspa.co.za.

Valentine’s Day Decadence at Bistro 1800

Senses are set to come alive this Valentine’s Day at the Cape Royale Luxury Hotel and Spa’s Bistro 1800, with a decadent three course dinner offering and complimentary glass of champagne.

Dinner is available at R500.00 per couple and R300.00 per single or anti-Valentine guests.

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Bistro 1800 will continue the food-for-love catering through Saturday with a delicious brunch buffet and complimentary glass of bubbly. The Valentines brunch is available at R195.00 per person and starts at 11:30am.

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To make your reservation contact Bistro 1800 Reservations on 021 430 0506, or email info@18hundreddegrees.co.za.


STARTER (To share)

6 Oysters with toppings

Pickled radish dressing Apple, vodka & Ginseng Fresh fig & caviar


Prosciutto salad

Fresh fig. melon & prosciutto salad with raspberry dressing


200gr Fillet of grain fed beef smoked vanilla mash, crisp asparagus, chili chocolate jus and truffle scented oil


Honey marinated, rooibos smoked wild salmon

Fondant potato, crisp asparagus and soy reduction

DESSERT (To share)

Aphrodisiac Assiette

 1800 chocolate fondant, homemade banana ice cream Coffee infused pannacotta, berry compote & Cranberry biscotti White chocolate & kiwi semifreddo with lychee sorbet



Complimentary glass of champagne on arrival

Vet Koek& Wrap Station with Curried Mince & Peas (H)

(Tomato & Onion, Chutney, Chillies, Coconut)

Chicken & Egg Breyani (H)

Spicy Lamb & Sober Noodles (H)

Baguette & Rolls Station with Assorted Cold Meats & accompaniments

German Potato Salad

Beetroot & Orange Salad

Tomato & Onion Salad

Assorted Smoked Fish

Assorted Cheeses & Crackers

Fresh Fruit Salad

Assorted Cup Cakes

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Valentine’s 3-course dinner at Cassia Restaurant

Cassia Restaurant, based at Nitida Wine Farm invites guests to join them for a delectable three course dinner.

Menu as follows:

Amuse Bouche

Pumpkin, ricotta and prosciutto ravioli toasted in sage butter


Ostrich carpaccio with quail eggs, confit tomatoes, rocket, parmesan crisp and foccaccia croutons


Grappa, pistachio and honeysorbet


Grilled tuna served with asiagorisotto and marsala zabaglione


Stuffed beef filled with spinach, feta and pine nuts served with polenta and porcini sauce



For reservations please contact: 021 976 0640 or info@cassiarestaurant.co.za



Celebrate Valentine’s Day with Sterling EQ at Nitida Wine Estate

Multi-award winning South African instrumental pop group Sterling EQ returns to Nitida, one of Cape Town’s premiere Durbanville-based wine estates, for what promises to be another unforgettable Valentine’s Day concert under the open sky.

Following the success of last year’s event the popular trio will be performing another delightful blend of old and new favourites, accompanied by delectable picnic baskets filled with a selection of delicious tapas and platters, and a bottle of NitidaRoxia. A special kids’ picnic basket filled with yummy treats will be available for children under 12, who can also enjoy the concert and the dedicated play area at Tables@Nitida.  The event will take place at Tables Restaurant’s natural amphitheatre.

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Tickets cost R600 per couple / R300 per person, which include the concert, picnic basket and wine, and are available at Computicket.  Free entry for under 12’s, and kids picnic baskets are R60 each.  Only food and beverages purchased at the venue will be allowed, and a cash bar will be available. Doors open at 17h30 and concert starts at 19h00. Guests are encouraged to bring along picnic blankets or camping chairs.

For more information, contact 021 976 0640 or info@cassiarestaurant.co.za.

THE MUSIC: The Guardian (UK) refers to Sterling EQ’s music as “simply delightful”, and according to The Times, this proudly South African group has “set new standards for instrumental music”. With their extraordinary fusion of virtuosity and fresh beats, Sterling EQ boasts three successful albums and a live DVD, three major music awards namely a South African Music Award, Huisgenoot Tempo Award and Ghoema Music Award, over 700 live performances since 2007, and tens of thousands of followers worldwide. They have performed in 11 countries across 4 continents and for live audiences of up to 40,000, and on live television broadcasts to millions. The group is made up of electric flautist Carina Bruwer who is also celebrated for her record-breaking marathon swimming feats, ace violinist Luca Hart and the enchanting Ariella Caira on cello. These three Classically trained virtuosos share dozens of awards, degrees and distinctions between them, as well as a passion for the latest beats and pop music trends.

THE VENUE:  Tables @ Nitida is nestled in the picturesque heart of Nitída Wine Estate; a café style restaurant founded on the idea that food should be natural, healthy and delicious.  Nitida is located on the Tygerberg Road / M13; Tables is the restaurant at the bottom of the estate.


THE MENU: The Valentines Menus will consist of a selection of tapas including 2 Mediterranean dips, home-made fruit chutney, feta and olives, oven roast tomatoes, seasonal fruit, fresh garden salad, 2

Freshly baked ciabatta loaves; a cheese platter including a selection of 3 local cheeses with savoury biscuits; a Cold Meat Platter including a selection of 3 local cured meats; Mexican chicken quesadillas and spicy salsa, and caramel swirl ice cream cones (served).  The kids’ basket will consist ofhot dogs, crisps, cupcake and fruit juice.


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