Featured specials in South Africa

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Looking for a great meal deal? From end-of-year deals to summer savers, these specials from our premium restaurants will help you make the most of your hard-earned cash.


Carbon Bistro (Brooklyn)
Enjoy an oyster-and-bubbly brunch from Monday to Friday, 11am to 2pm. Have six oysters and a glass of Graham Beck Brut or Brut Rosé for R150 per person, or go for 12 oysters and bottomless Graham Beck Brut or Brut Rosé for R375 per person.

Prawns at Carbon Bistro. Photo supplied.

Modern Italian Kitchen (Menlo Park)
Moms and dads can relax and enjoy a meal from Modern Italian Kitchen’s new menu while the little ones  have some fun with exciting activities from sand art  and sculpture painting to cookie baking and the new build your own pizza activity.


Biru BBQ-Hotpot-Braai (Sandton)
Looking for a spot for your year-end function? Biru is offering a special group menu starting at R160 per person, with a selection of eats from their normal menu. Also take advantage of their sushi lunch special where you’ll get 15% off all sushi from Tuesdays to Fridays at lunchtime. Finally, end your week on a high note with Biru’s live band on Friday evenings.

A nigiri platter from Biru. Photo supplied.

EB Social Kitchen and Bar
Social Kitchen & Bar will be hosting a Mad Hatter’s New Year’s Eve party. There will be a live band on the evening, guests will enjoy a welcome ‘book-themed’ cocktail, five-course chef’s Selection dinner (designed for sharing) and a glass of MCC at midnight. Plus, free parking. Tickets are R890 per person and can be purchased from Webtickets.


Every Friday night is Vasco’s Off the Hook seafood evening for R375 per person. The buffet-style offering features an interactive live-cooking station and lavish spreads from an assortment of seafood, grills, curries, pasta and pastries to dishes prepared in the tandoori oven.

The spread at Vasco’s Restaurant. Photo supplied.

Cape Town

Beach & Bites at Bliss Boutique Hotel (Sunset Beach)
Celebrate New Year’s Eve with sea views at Bliss Boutique. The menu costs R700 per person and includes a glass of MCC on arrival. Look forward to dishes like oysters three ways, beef Wellington and a plate of mini desserts to end.

Dash Restaurant and Bar (V&A Waterfront)
Celebrate the new year in style with a seven-course menu for R2250 per person. The menu features crumbed oysters a gin and tonic foam, citrus cured salmon with asparagus shavings, pressed pork and scallop with pea skordalia, glazed chocolate gelee mousse, and more.

Hail Pizza (City Bowl)
Eat pizza and drink beer with Hail Pizza’s great mid-week deal. Get a large margherita plus half a pint of Jack Black Butcher Block for only R50. This special is available Monday to Friday, 12pm to 2pm. Also take advantage of their two-for-one pizza deal, where you get two large pizzas for the price of one on Thursdays from 6pm to 8pm. This special excludes First Thursdays.

A two-for-one pizza deal at Hail Pizza. Photo supplied.

HQ (City Bowl)
HQ has launched #HQDateNight with Boschendal Wines. Every Tuesday, guests will be treated to HQ’s iconic salad, steak and thin-cut fries as well as a glass of Boschendal Red and live music for R280 for two.

The steak with Café de Paris butter at HQ. Photo supplied.

Lou Lou’s Bar & Lounge

Enjoy a night of bubbles and live entertainment at ladies night on Thursdays, take advantage of the build-your-own Whitley Neill Gin cocktails (R35 for a single, R60 for a double), or book a spot at the New Year’s Eve masquerade for R1295 per person for five courses, R850 for entrance and canapés or R650 for general admission.

The stylish interior at Lou Lou’s Bar. Photo supplied.

The Mess (Green Point)
Join The Mess on the last Friday of each month their exclusive  L’Ormarins MCC Socials. Whether you’re in the mood for an afternoon lunch in the sun or a romantic dinner in the courtyard in the evening, when you purchase a glass of L’Ormarins Brut NV or L’Ormarins Rose NV, you’ll receive another glass for free. This offer is valid the entire day.

Oasis Bistro at The Belmond Mount Nelson (Gardens)
The Belmond Mount Nelson have paired up with Pierre Jourdan for bottomless Pierre Jourdan Brut or Belle Rose lunches every day of the week. Guests must order the full buffet from Monday to Saturday at R395 per person or Sunday for R445 per person to be able to sip on the bottomless MCC. This special will be running until end of April 2018 and will not be available from the 20 December to 3 January.

The Village Idiot (City Bowl)
Enjoy the Pimp your Gin deal every Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. This includes a double Whitley Neill Gin and tonic for R40, plus a station of fresh botanicals, fruits and spices to take your drink to new heights. Also enjoy the Saturday happy hour where all drinks are half price from 4pm to 6pm.


Haute Cabrière (Franschhoek)
The Tasting Room at Haute Cabrière is offering a tapas-style small plates menu until 31 May 2018. From oysters to Huguenot cheese croquettes, expect tasty dishes priced at R165 for three small plates, or R300 for six. This special is available Mondays to Saturdays from 10am to 6pm. On Sundays, oysters are priced at R120 for six. Pair with their tempting cheese boards between 11am and 4pm.

Small plates at Haute Cabrière. Photo supplied.


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