Oysters and Champagne at African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel’s Murano Bar There are few more sultry matches than oysters and bubbly, and this stylish city centre hotel’s in-house bar claims the sort of opulent surrounds that are perfectly befitting for this luxurious combination.Decked out in royal purples and boasting rich velvet curtains and ornate furnishings, the circular watering hole – it’s named for the 20000 crystal links from Murano that dangle from the ceiling – treats starry-eyed couples to freshly shucked West Coast molluscs (either chilled or tempura fried) alongside an assortment of authentic French Champagnes (Veuve Clicquot, Moët & Chandon and Tribaut).Boutique touring company Wine Flies curates the wine farms you visit and provide an enthusiastic wine lord who will whisk you from one vinyard to the next in his four-wheeled chariot.So all you and your partner need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.Though it’s a well-known fact that Cape Town swoons visitors from around the world, the Mother City, with her splendid natural beauty, also happens to be a prime place to fall in love.
You won’t find any bastardised pizzas or imitation pastas (think spaghetti bolognaise) on the blackboard; rather, you can expect antipasta platters piled high with imported meats and cheeses, handmade pasta fresca (fresh pasta), homemade Sicilian sausage, Campari cocktails, short espressos and desserts freshly baked according to long-standing family recipes.
Take advantage of the 2-for-1 dinner special, hosted on Monday, where you get two Sirloin steak meals that come with chips and a house salad for R218.
You can also treat your significant other to the love-inspired affair HQ has on a weekly basis.
This steakhouse is the perfect place for a first date or for a couple that has been together for a while, its effortless elegance is a welcomed treat for any duo looking to rekindle their spark.
Touring the Cape Winelands with Wine Flies Nothing cures the nerves of first date jitters like a glass of wine or 12.