Cape Town, South Africa, is rolling out the red carpet for Taste of Cape Town, taking place from April 3rd to 6th. Get involved at the Consol Mixology Theatre and learn how to create seasonal cocktails, enjoy fresh, hand-made Lindor truffles at the Lindt Experience, and savour the culinary delights of Cape Town’s very best restaurants.

White chocolate panna cotta with apricots
Sweet surrender to Lindt chocolatiers and their creations at Taste of Cape Town. (Photo Credit: Taste of Cape Town/Photographer Hannah Davis)

” TASTE OF CAPE TOWN – Where Foodies flourish, Chefs shine and pop-ups set trends.

Coffee cocoa ribs, cured Blesbok and Memories of a Sweet Shop are some of the signature dishes and interesting morsels making their way onto the adventurous palates of festival goers this year. Pick n Pay and Taste of Cape Town are proud to present the city’s trendy, interesting, much-loved, and traditional restaurants, along with their genius chefs.

Held at the Green Point Cricket Club, the region’s most celebrated carnival of the senses will run from 3-6 April 2014.

“We’re very happy to continue the trend of keeping ticket prices the same as the last 6 years.” says Festival Director Justine Drake.

Drake is also excited to grow the pop-up restaurant feature at the show, with eight restaurants and their chefs showcasing their masterpieces on different days. “It brings with it a very adventurous way to enjoy the diversity of tastes Cape Town is known for.” Joining the pop-up line up for a second year is 96 Winery Road with Chef Natasha Wray, Makaron Restaurant at Majeka House with Chef Tanja Kruger and Chef Stéfan Marais representing Societi Bistro and Jonkershuis on Groot Constantia Wine Estate. New to the festival are Burrata Restaurant with Chef Annemarie Steenkamp, Jordan Restaurant with Chef George Jardine and Ernie Els Winery Restaurant with Chef Amelia Hanekom. No strangers to the festival, La Mouette with Chef Henry Vigar, returns. The pop-up schedule for these restaurants is available at

In addition to the pop-ups, the seven restaurants chosen to represent the spectrum of tastes of the Mother City dish up their signature creations in starter sized portions. The restaurants include favourites from last year Il Leone Mastrantonio with Chef Daniel Toledo, Jewel of India with Chef Anil Panwar, Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa with Chef Christo Pretorius. The energetic the team at Beefcakes Burger Bar with Chef Wonderful Ndhlovu also returns. Debuts at the festival include Camissa Brasserie at The Table Bay Hotel with Chefs Jocelyn Myers-Adams and Jason Franco, Cosecha Restaurant at Noble Hill Chef Maryna Frederiksen and Longridge Restaurant with Chef Bruce Von Pressentin. “

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