Women are wonderful creatures; strong, brave and courageous. Whether you’re a mom, wife, sister or a daughter, you deserve the praise. Read on to discover the top three places to celebrate Women’s Day in style this year.

50 Shades of Pink Women’s Day High Tea

They say if happiness was tangible, it would be pink. Benguela on Main and Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant call upon all women to indulge in a day of pink-filled festivities. With gourmet tea and scrumptious treats such as petits fours, savoury canapés and bubbly, you will feel all shades of happy.

The Pink High Tea at Benguela on Main costs R250 per person and starts at 12 noon. The Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant is R150 per person and starts at 2 pm. Booking is essential.


Where Benguela on Main, Corner Main Road and Coronation Avenue, Somerset West and Benguela Brasserie, Lakeside Lodge, 3 Lakeside Drive, Swartvlei, Sedgefield
Contact Benguela on Main +27 87 357 0637, [email protected], Benguela Brasserie +27 44 343 1844, [email protected]

A Presidential Tea by the Sea

You can send the special women in your life to this lavish event, or simply join them. The President Hotel invites people to the celebration of women by the sea, and caters for the whole family. The event costs R175 per person. Guests will receive bubbly upon arrival. There will be sandwiches, scones and other delicious treats to enjoy. The Presidential Tea is from 2 pm until 5 pm.

women's day high tea

Where 4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay
Contact +27 21 434 8111, [email protected]

Cape Fynbos Tea Ceremony
Explore the charms of the Cape Floral Kingdom while you celebrate Women’s Day. Grande Provence invites women for an intimate Cape Fynbos Tea Ceremony. Guests will receive a feast of fynbos flavours. These include local favourites such as honeybush, rooibos, buchu and more. After a luxurious tea ceremony, be treated to a distinctive selection of canapés. These will include elements of ginger, star anise, dill, mint, cinnamon and cardamom. The snacks will be prepared by Executive Chef Darren Badenhorst.

During the 90-minute fynbos tea journey, one lucky woman is going to win a breathtaking Shimansky Dancing Diamond pendant to the value of R32 500!

The high tea costs R650, and bookings should be made in advance.


Where Main Road, Franschhoek
Contact +27 21 876 8600, [email protected]

Photography courtesy Benguela on Main, President Hotel, Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate

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