Family-friendly food pairings in Cape Town

July 4, 2023 (Last Updated: July 13, 2023)

Family-friendly food pairings are all the rage lately.

In Cape Town, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to wine pairings. These smart, accommodating establishments offer child-friendly pairings, that help parents enjoy a little pairing without the guilt of excluding their kids from the experience.

Here are our top 3 family-friendly pairings in Cape Town.

Ashton Winery

Belgian chocolate pairing for a family of 4

  • A family pairing experience, consisting of a Belgian chocolate pairing for 2 and 2 kiddies pairings

Adult pairing:

  • Sauvignon Blanc – Sauvignon Blanc Chocolate
  • Chardonnay Limited Release (Reserve) – Dipped Orange Chocolate
  • Bonica Vin Doux (Sparkling) – Salted Caramel Chocolate
  • Pinotage – Coffee Bean or Hazelnut Chocolate
  • Roodewal (Reserve) – Milk Curry Leaf Chocolate

Children’s Pairing:

  • 2x grape juice
  • A sweet treat

Ashton Winery

Imagine having the perfect chocolate to go with the perfect wine! Visit the stunning Ashton Winery to indulge in the finest wines and chocolates.

Ashton Winery, located in the idyllic Robertson Valley, is a fantastic stop along the iconic Route 62. Indulge in a Belgian chocolate pairing experience against the backdrop of incredible scenery. This experience includes a kiddies pairing, so it’s something for the whole family to enjoy!

Have a fabulous family outing in the Winelands with this Belgian chocolate pairing at Ashton Winery. Get this experience at a special price on Daddy’s Deals for R178.

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Root44 Wine Emporium

Root 44 offers a flight tasting that consists of 5 red or white wines or 4 MCC tastings for R150. The pairing component consists of MCC and meringue for R190, white wine and shortbread for R180 and red wine and charcuterie for R200.

Root44 also offers a kid’s pairing of strawberry-flavoured milk and Smarties, cream soda-flavoured milk and Kit Kat and bubblegum-flavoured milk and jelly beans. Each kiddie’s tasting costs R80.

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Open 7 days a week, Neetlingshof offers an array of wine-tasting options, as well as a flash food and slow wine pairing that offers superb wine paired with bite-sized portions of fast food with a twist.

The kiddie’s pairing ​​includes 3 bite-sized dishes paired with 3 types of drinks cost R68 per child/person.

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