• Easter is swiftly approaching, and what better way to commemorate the occasion than with a sumptuous feast? Whether you prefer to dine out or participate in festive events, there are plenty of options available to satisfy your cravings and elevate your Easter experience.

    Easter is also a great time to get the kids busy with a load of fun activities and we have some places you can explore for the upcoming Easter weekend!

    Restaurants serving Easter lunch:

    1. Celebrate Easter with a buffet brunch at Double Tree by Hilton, Cape Town

    Guests can savour a diverse Continental spread featuring hot cross buns, Cape Malay spiced pickled fish, and Coconut Malay koesisters, while the charcuterie board offers local cheeses, Italian cold cuts, sourdough, and bruschetta. For chilled options, there are vanilla & berry panna cottas, fresh fruit slices, and smoked salmon with cream cheese. A flapjack station awaits with chocolate chip and plain flapjacks and tempting toppings, while the hot buffet features eggs benedict, eggs florentine, mini boerewors chipolatas, sautéed cocktail tomatoes, sautéed mushrooms, and hash browns. The bakery also has a delicious variety of sweet treats and pastries to choose from.

    Cost: 450 pp

    When: 31 March 2024 at  11 am

    Address: 31 Brickfield Rd, Woodstock, Cape Town, 7935

    Bookings: [email protected]

    2. Easter Lunch & Easter Egg Hunt at The Cellars-Hohenort

    The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel invites guests to celebrate Easter in style and savour unforgettable culinary delights amidst the hotel’s picturesque surroundings. The Easter boasts a delicious menu with Amuse Bouche of grapefruit crudo, which is brimming with colour and taste. For starters, try the bold Outeniqua Springbok Tartar or the lighter Panzella Salad.

    Enjoy dishes like the tasty Aromatic Salted Deboned Lamb Rib, the juicy Oven Roasted Chicken Supreme, or the aromatic Grilled Miso Polenta for vegetarians, which offers a symphony of flavours and textures, for your main course. End with delectable sweets like the rich Chai Tea Mousse & Passionfruit or the Strawberry & Rhubarb Tarte Tatin. The kids may savour a delightful menu that includes classic dishes like chicken schnitzel and pretzel hotdogs, followed by delectable sweets like Easter rocky road and ice cream sandwiches.

    Cost: 695 pp| R255 pp for the kids, including an Easter Egg Hunt

    When: 31 March 2024

    Address: 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

    Bookings: Contact The Cellars-Hohenort

    3. Easter Extravaganza at Blaauwklippen’s Market

    This four-day celebration promises to be a delightful experience for families, food enthusiasts, and avid shoppers alike. This Easter, Blaauwklippen’s Easter Market promises a blend of family-friendly activities, culinary delights, and unique shopping experiences. As visitors explore the stalls and indulge in the festive atmosphere, the market becomes a hub of joy, creating cherished memories for all who attend.

    Cost:  Enjoy a special half-price entrance fee on Easter Monday for only R43 per child.

    When: 29 March – 1 April 2024, Friday 4 pm – 9 pm, Saturday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm

    Address: R44 Strand Rd, Stellenbosch, 7600

    4. Egg-citing Easter foraging for little ones at Vergelegen

    Easter is a magical time for little ones, and this Easter Sunday young children and their parents can build wonderful memories at Vergelegen wine estate in Somerset West.

    Parents and children meet at Stables Family Restaurant, where children will receive bunny ears and Easter egg carriers. Foraging for yummy treats starts promptly at 09h00. The Octagonal Garden established over 300 years ago, is home to ancient trees, finely wrought statuary and colourful shrubs and annuals, offering plenty of hiding places for Easter eggs.

    Cost: Pre-booking is essential – R295 per child, which includes bunny ears, carriers and Easter eggs, plus an informal wine tasting for adults after the children’s event

    When: 31 March 2024, 8:45 am for 9 am

    Address: Lourensford Rd, Somerset West, Cape Town, 7130

    5. Easter Sunday At Cabo Beach Club

    Cabo Beach Club has prepared an array of entertainment options to keep the kids engaged and entertained throughout the day. From games to activities, there’s something for every age. Don’t miss this opportunity to create lasting memories with your loved ones this Easter and get ready for a day of laughter, joy, and Easter delights.

    Easter Lunch and Activities
    Image: Cabo Beach Club

    Cost: 100 per child for the Easter Hunt

    When: 31 March 2024, 12:00 pm

    Address: 12 S Arm Rd, Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town, 8002

    Bookings made via Dine Plan.

    6. 3 Easter experiences with Vrede en Lust

    Indulge in a special limited edition artisanal hot cross bun and wine pairing, which promises to be a delightful experience for your taste buds.

    Treat yourself to a delightful Easter experience at the Tasting Room where you can savour the perfect match of exquisite wines with handcrafted hot cross buns. If you have a sweet tooth, head over to LUST Bistro and Bakery, where the heavenly scent of freshly baked hot cross buns mingles with the tempting flavour of hot cross bun ice cream.

    Make your Easter weekend unforgettable by booking a cosy vineyard room, a charming family cottage, or a luxurious Manor House. Enjoy a complimentary visit to the Alpaca Loom farm for some quality family time, and don’t forget the special treats for the kids! They’ll love crafting their own chocolate Easter eggs with exclusive paint kits while you relax by the poolside.


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    When: 30 March – 1 April 2024

    Address: Intersection R45 and Simondium-Klapmuts Roads, Franschhoek Wine Route, Simondium, 7670

    To book, visit Vrede en Lust.

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