Chilled Market at the Range

The Chilled Market at the Range is a weekly Friday evening food market at The Range Function and Conference Centre in Tokai. Relaxing and peaceful, this popular market has seating indoor and outside and offers a wide variety of homemade food, local wines, and craft beer on tap. Live music, safe play areas for children, free secure parking – and so much more!

When:
20/10/2017 @ 4:30 pm – 9:30 pm

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This post is sponsored by Chas Everitt Cape Town South

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La Colombe makes TripAdvisor’s top 10 world restaurants list

La Colombe in Constantia, Cape Town was the only African restaurant featured in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards for the best fine dining restaurants around the world. La Colombe was placed seventh in the list of Top 10 Travellers’ Choice Restaurants in the World.
“La Colombe has consistently received worldwide acclaim and our passionate team is extremely proud to be recognised amongst the top restaurants in the world,” said head chef Scot Kirton.

La Colombe makes TripAdvisor's top 10 world restaurants list

This year’s awards recognised nearly 400 fine dining restaurants, including the top 25 in the world, plus dedicated lists for Asia, Europe, India, Canada, Mexico, Australia, South America, South Pacific, the UK, and the US. Award-winners were selected based on an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants around the world over a 12-month period.

Brooke Ferencsik, senior director of communications for TripAdvisor comments, “Whether celebrating a special occasion or simply looking for a culinary discovery, travellers can rely on these Travellers’ Choice restaurants to serve up delectable meals and unforgettable moments.”

Visit www.lacolombe.co.za to learn more about La Colombe and its sister restaurant La Petite Colombe that recently opened in Franschhoek.

http://www.bizcommunity.com/Article/196/436/168635.html

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Cattle Baron – Constantia

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Constantia Winter Restaurant Specials

Bistro Sixteen82 (Tokai)
Have breakfast at Bistro Sixteen82 and receive a complimentary tea or coffee from Monday to Friday. Also on offer is a selection of five tapas for two to share (R300) from 5pm to 8pm every day, for tables of up to ten people. Both specials are available until 30 September. For lunchtime, enjoy a hearty two-course meal for R185, or a three-course meal for R215, or four courses for R245. Alternatively, enjoy the vintner’s breakfast during weekdays until 21 July, which includes breakfast, a cellar tour and classic tasting for R150 per person.

Blanko (Constantia)
For both dinner and lunch, get a two-course set menu at R220 and a three-course menu at R260. The offering is valid from May until August 2017.

Cape Town Fish Market (Tokai)
Pay R50 for hake and burgers on Mondays; get 50% off sushi and 25% off sushi platters on Tuesdays; and pay R199 for a Granger Bay seafood platter or R99 for the Fish Hoek platter on Wednesdays. On Thursdays, save up to R110 on sushi platters. There is also a wine promo, for which you can receive complimentary prawn spring rolls when you order a bottle of Lord’s sauvignon blanc or pinot noir.
A Sushi Platter from Catch 22

Catharina’s (Tokai)
Enjoy the two- or three-course lunch alternative to executive chef Archie Maclean’s full à la carte and tasting menus. The two-course winter lunch is available for R165, or R195 for three courses.

Foxcroft (Constantia)
Try any of the three specials at this award-winning eatery. Go for the Bottomless Bubbly, which is R195 per person for as many glasses of champagne as you’d like when you order it with any meal (valid from 15 May to 29 June). Or go for either the winter lunch special (valid until 31 August) or the tapas lunch special (valid until 29 June). With the winter lunch special, get four courses for R295 per person Mondays to Thursdays. For R195 you can choose three tapas with the tapas lunch special.

Greenhouse at the Cellars-Hohenhort (Constantia)
Experience a fine dining experience in the lush Constantia Valley, for either lunch or dinner. Have lunch on a Friday or Saturday (between 12pm and 2pm), with four courses for R395 per person. Or go for dinner Tuesdays to Thursdays (6pm to 7.30pm) and enjoy seven courses for R750 per person. Both special menus will be similar to their usual menu, with an African-inspired theme, and will be available 1 June to 31 August.

La Colombe (Constantia)
Try their four-course winter lunch special for R395. This special is valid till August for lunch only, from Monday to Thursday.

Open Door (Constantia)
Enjoy the three-course winter menu for R295 per person. The special menu is served Tuesday to Friday for both lunch and dinner. If you book a table for four guests or more, you’ll also receive a complimentary bottle of Constantia Uitsig Natura Vista to enjoy with your meal. The special is valid until 30 September.

If you know of a Constantiaberg winter special email us at andre@constantia.co.za and we gladly share the info here and on our blog www.PropertyConstantia.co.za

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The Last Word – Constantia

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Visitors wanting to enjoy luxury accommodation when the stay in Cape Town but want to avoid the hustle and bustle of the City do not need to stay out far out on the Winelands when they are spoiled for choice in the Constantia Valley area.  An establishment that certainly captures the very essence of this alternative is The Last Word – Constantia. Take a look at their offering through the iPrefer or Preferred Hotel website.

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#Constantia – Learn to Grow at the Soil for Life Autumn Open Garden

Soil for Life is hosting their Autumn Open Garden this Saturday, 6 May, in Constantia, where you can learn to grow with what you have.

From 09:00 – 15:00 you can join organic gardening talks and demonstrations, with refreshments, compost, plants and fresh organic veggies on sale. Entry is R20 per person and all profits will go towards Soil for Life’s Home Food Gardens programme, which helps people in low-income communities create sustainable home food gardens.

Soil for Life is a non-profit organisation (NPO) based in Cape Town, with a mission to grow healthy soil, people and communities. They help people learn to grow healthy, organic food using simple, low-cost, environmentally-friendly methods with the resources that are available.

Soil for Life started in 2002 and since then, has trained thousands of people in sustainable food gardening. A total of 3,930 people were trained through Soil for Life’s community-based Home Food Gardens programme between 2009 and 2016, in 16 low-income areas of Cape Town including Delft, Gugulethu, Khayelitsha, Philippi and Steenberg.

The theme of their Autumn Open Garden is ‘Start where you are, use what you have and do what you can’, which explores growing food in an earth-friendly way using rubbish and readily-available materials. The Soil for Life team will be giving talks and practical demonstrations throughout the day on composting, feeding the soil, hidden ‘treasures’ in the garden, water-wise gardening methods (such as hugel kultuur beds) and growing sprouts and micro-greens.

Soil for Life is situated just off Brounger Road, (off Spaanschemaat River Road), Constantia, Cape Town (behind the Constantia Waldorf School and Peddlars)

For more information visit soilforlife.co.za.  To donate click HERE.
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www.constantia.co.za

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This family home bordering a wine estate is surrounded by spectacular views

When Matt and Victoria Bresler first visited the site of their house-to-be in the Constantia Valley, bordering Cape Town’s historic Groot Constantia wine estate, it was all because of a photograph Matt had seen in the property pages of the newspaper, which showed three palm trees and a hint of vineyard in the background, but not the house. When he got there, he suddenly understood why not. “I spent two or three minutes inside the house and an hour on the roof, just looking at the view.”

Architects Jan-Heyn Vorster and Tiaan Meyer designed the new house. Before they even considered the design of the house, Jan-Heyn and Tiaan had to gure out how to accentuate the aspects. “We went to quite a bit of trouble during the planning phase to ensure we maximised the home’s potential for views,” recalls Jan-Heyn.

The interiors essentially form another layer of the architecture, rather than functioning merely as containers for furniture. “I guess we like clean lines and Scandi stuff,” says Matt, who is quick to point out that he is by no means a minimalist. On extensive travels in his 20s and early 30s, he always filled his backpack with carefully selected artefacts, such as masks, statues and other items unique to the countries he visited. “It has been challenging – but fun – to try and balance my desire to display these hard-sought, memory-steeped items with our desire for a minimalist look,” says Matt. “I wanted to display the things that I love and feel passionate about.” He and Victoria have also collected art and artefacts on their travels together.

Source Home Journal Hong Kong

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#Constantia Glen

Kick start your weekend with #FridayFIVE@5 at Constantia Glen

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#Constantia Competition

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