There’s something for everyone this Easter Weekend whether you are a couple or a family, young or old. Choose from dining experiences, chocolate or wine offerings, parties, spa treatments, or fun for the family; the long weekend is the time to indulge. Too many options? We’ve rounded up some of the best Easter and holiday festivities for the weekend.
Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles Hotel is hosting a festive buffet lunch on Easter Sunday. Celebrate with the whole family in a beautiful seaside location to the tune of live music. The little ones will have fun taking part in an exciting Easter egg hunt after lunch.
When Sunday 27 March 2016 at 12:30 – 3 pm
Where Victoria Street, Camps Bay (directions)
Cost R455 per adult, R235 per child under 12 years
Contact +27 21 437 9029, [email protected], www.12apostleshotel.com
Shimmy is always a good spot for dining or a party and they are throwing some family entertainment into the mix this Easter Weekend. On Easter Sunday, all ages can enjoy an egg hunt, face painting, egg decorating and swimming. Three dedicated au pairs will supervise the activities while the adults enjoy some time off on a private beach with superb food and views.
When Sunday 27 March 2016. Easter egg hunt is at 2 pm
Where Shimmy, 12 South Arm Road, V&A Waterfront (map)
Cost According to menu
Contact +27 21 200 7778, [email protected], www.shimmybeachclub.com
For Easter, the classy inner city spot, Taj Cape Town, is presenting dining deals and relaxing spa treatments. On Friday 25 March, Mint, The Local Grill is hosting a Sunday Jazz Lunch. Executive Chef Shyam Longani is preparing a decadent mix of traditional and fusion Easter delights. For a tranquil public holiday in the city, a saxophonist will entertain guests from noon.
From 25 to 28 March, be posh with an Afternoon Tea in the Taj Lobby Lounge between 2 and 5 pm. The Easter theme, Sugar and Spice, presents traditional dishes like pickled fish, smoked snoek, and gourmet samoosas and muffins served with Indian Chai tea.
When 25 – 28 March 2016
Where 1 Wale Street, CBD (map)
Cost According to menu. Afternoon Tea: R225, R110 for children aged 4 to 12
Contact +27 21 819 2000, [email protected], www.tajcapetown.co.za
Grande Provence is offering some Easter-themed accommodation options. The specials will tempt couples or families with luxury accommodation, gourmet food, a chocolate experience, picnics, wine, adventure and more.
In addition to the regular à la carte menu at The Restaurant, Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst has added unique Easter temptations for the long weekend. You can choose from a tapas board of mini hot cross buns, speciality Franschhoek trout paté and more. Artisanal mini chocolate eggs will accompany coffee and tea.
A decadent chocolate Easter eggs and wine tasting is available at the Tasting Room along with surprises for kids tagging along with their parents.
On Family Day, Monday 28th, you can order a picnic basket that includes kid-friendly foods for the ever-popular Grande Provence picnic. The basket will also include an entertainment pack so you can enjoy a day of fun outside with the family.
When 25 – 28 March 2016
Where Grande Provence Estate, Main Road Franschhoek (directions)
Cost According to menu. Picnic: R275 per adult sharing and R195 per child. Easter egg and wine pairing: R70 per person. Bookings essential
Contact +27 21 876 8600, [email protected]