women’s month treats

Win a night’s sty at Base Provence Guest House in Franschhoek every Wednesday at Café Caprice. All you have to do is order a glass or bottle of Rickety Bridge with your meal, leave your business card or fill in your details on the back of your receipt and you could be the Wednesday Winner. Details here

Not a Women’s Day event per se but ladies who low carb (or those thinking of doing so) should not miss this banting breakfast and talk with Professor Tim Noakes on Saturday at 9:30am. The cost is R270 per person and the menu includes

  • Jugs of water with lemon & mint
  • Greek yoghurt with toasted nut & seed granola, garnished with strawberries
  • Scrambled eggs with smoked salmon trout, creamed cheese & fresh rocket
  • Carb-free” bread
  • Americano coffee and a selection of teas

To book, call 021 788 6062 or email cafe@casalabia.co.za


The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa is serving a special ‘Pink Tea’ in association with Pongrácz throughout August in honour of Women’s Month. Cost is R160.

A welcome glass of Pongrácz Rosé is followed by pink-themed treats of red wine pâte de fruits, forest berry cheesecake, ruby grapefruit cupcakes and strawberry mousse, which are presented alongside freshly baked scones with fresh cream, Brazil nut cake, chocolate brownies aream puffs topped with pink chocolate and served with the finest selection of fragrant teas and coffees. Savoury treats include delicate finger sandwiches with fillings of smoked salmon and cream cheese, chicken mayonnaise with toasted almond, and roast beef with horseradish and rocket, as well as the traditional egg mayonnaise and cheese and tomato varieties. The Pink Tea is served individually on Tea stands.

Available Mondays to Sundays from 10h00 to 16h00 in the Leopard Bar, the Conservatory or the Café Grill, and on weekend afternoons a High Tea buffet will be available in the same venue. Contact restaurant reservations on 021 437 9029 or restaurants@12apostles.co.za to book.

There are still a few places available for the Afternoon Tea in aid of Pink Trees for Pauline, a cancer fundraising initiative. Enjoy an afternoon where you will be served a selection of sweet and savoury treats and goodie bags valued at over R500. The theme is ‘Smart in Pink’ so you also stand a chance of winning a prize as the most creative “Pink supporter”.

It takes place from 2pm on Saturday, 9 August and costs R300 per person. Contact Anosh on 083 360 1330 or email anishevents@chetmail.co.za


*…a variety of sophisticated sounds from two of Cape Town’s finest DJs, GIO RICCA& Gren Forte” make for a memorable Women’s Day night and ladies receive a complimentary G&T. Event kicks off at 7:30pm. Details here

Sweet and savoury treats aplenty from cucumber sandwiches to delectable bakes. The tea costs R135 per person or opt for a glass of bubbly with your tea for an additional R30. Booking is essential. Emailbanqueting@lefranschhoek.co.za or call 021 876 8900.

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