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The Joint Beach Cafe and Jazz Lounge

The Joint

The Joint Jazz Cafe is the newest eatery on Durban’s beach front, under the creative genius of prominent Durban chef Brendon Newport. The aim is to bring the township vibe to the city by serving shisa nyama (meat, braaied the township way) along with the warmth and welcome that is …

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Picnic In Style At Tala Collection Private Game Reserve

Tala Collection Gourmet Picnic

Whether it is a romantic occasion or just a fun family outing, a picnic in the Great Outdoors under KwaZulu Natal’s big sky, with the benefit of the sublime weather (nearly) all-year-round lends itself to this pastime that never grows old. Impromptu road-trips and exploring the countryside are perfect opportunities …

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Poke Bowls “Pop Up” at Surf Riders

Poke Durban

A trend that is sweeping the globe, Poke has made landfall on Durban’s shores at everyones favourite beachfront haunt – Surf Riders Café! Not “poke” like the always awkward Facebook feature, but “POH-keh” — a raw fish salad, seasoned any way you want it. While it may seem like a new trend, …

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9th Avenue Bistro & Wicked Donuts – A match made in Heaven!

Spiced Pumpkin and Brown Butter Pecan Nut Icing

Renowned fine-dining restaurant and Durban institution; 9th Avenue Bistro has teamed up with Wicked Donuts to create a revolutionary line of “9th Avenue Collection” DOUGHNUTS! YASSSSS! 9th Avenue DOUGHNUTS!!!! If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of this will have you accepting that you will, probably soon, have to buy …

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Wine & Dine – The Big Easy

Big Easy Durban

It’s once again time for another fabulous wine pairing dinner at the Big Easy! Wine Pairing Dinner at Big Easy Durban by Ernie Els Hilton Durban, 12-14 Walnut Road, Durban Saturday 25 February, 2017 Cost R425 per person Perfectly balanced wines with elegance and texture – that is the philosophy …

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Beverly Hills – The Sugar Club Afternoon Tea

High Tea Afternoon Tea Beverly Hills

Tea is Now Served – The Beverly Hills serves up a bespoke afternoon tea experience. We were lucky enough to be invited to sample some of the delicacies on offer for the Beverly Hills Afternoon Tea at The Sugar Club Restaurant, with breathtaking Indian Ocean views from the upper terrace of …

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Vivo Umhlanga

Vivo Umhlanga

Vivo Umhlanga announced itself with a bang on the 3rd December, hosting a prestigious launch event that included life size champagne pouring ice sculptures, Mardi Gras dancers, designer cocktails and a live performance by local hip hop artist Da L.E.S.   Situated at 15 Lagoon Drive (the site of the old …

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CELEBRATE WORLD CAKE DAY – WITH VEGGIES!

Big Easy Carrot Cake

Cake-aholics can have their cake and eat it on World Cake Day on Saturday, 26th November! It is the perfect excuse to visit your favourite coffee shop, bake one of your family favourites or pop out and buy something decadent to enjoy for tea. Historians trace the origins of cake …

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