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The Cellars-Hohenort and The Four Paws
31 August 2022
All they talk about this time every year is Cape Town…The Cellars Hohenort Hotel and Spa (where they have been going since I can remember), …Table Mountain …Kirstenbosch Gardens, the Constantia Wine...
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High Tea at The Cellars-Hohenort
16 August 2022
The Cellars-Hohenort has reintroduced and relaunched a high tea. We are fortunate that our Food and Beverage team have been energetic and inquisitive into the origins and essences of the teas which...
Recipe: Cheese Soufflé with Cheesy Gin Sauce
26 June 2021
One of Liz McGrath’s favourites, our signature dish at The Conservatory perfectly showcases the philosophy of the menu at this idyllic garden setting restaurant – uncomplicated, yet perfectly executed.
The Top 10 Things to do on the Garden Route this Winter
05 June 2021
The winter months along the Garden Route—and in Plettenberg Bay in particular—are generally temperate and windless, and this means when it's not too chilly you can enjoy its beaches and wild areas right through the colder months, along with a plethora of wining and dining experiences.
Recipe: Baked Vanilla Cheesecake
19 June 2020
This easy classic baked vanilla cheesecake is super creamy, and the buttery crust is perfect. Serve with your favourite fruit coulis or compote, it is the ultimate indulgent dessert.
Recipe: South African Roly–Poly Pudding
08 April 2020
First created in the UK in the early 19th century, this flat-rolled suet pudding is spread with jam and rolled up, similar to a Swiss Roll, before being steamed or baked.
Recipe: Hot Cross Buns
08 April 2020
Whatever its origins, there is no denying that the humble Hot Cross Bun is utterly moreish. Nowadays you can find many variations but our recipe by Tronette Dippenaar...
Recipe: Cape Malay Pickled Fish
04 April 2020
Pickled Fish (also known as ingelegde vis or Kaapse kerrievis) is a quintessential Easter dish in the Cape. With a murky history, this aromatic, spicy dish certainly transcends faiths
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Explore and Enjoy the Plettenberg Bay Wine Route
06 May 2019
The Plettenberg Bay wine region is something of an insider’s secret. It’s also one of the most scenic of the Western’s Cape’s wine routes.
01 October 2018
Christmas and New Year’s Eve Celebrations at beautiful locales in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay
A chef that takes the cake
10 August 2018
Head Pastry Chef Saretha Basson is the culinary creative behind the new Classic High Tea at The Cellars-Hohenort. We catch up with Saretha to chat about why she loves being a pastry chef.
The Plett Arts Festival 2018
20 May 2018
The Plett ARTS Festival is in its 5th year and gaining momentum. The Plettenberg will partner with Plett Tourism to host this celebration of arts and culture from Monday 25 June to Monday 9 July 2018.
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Eat. Play. Love.
01 February 2018
Wine, dine and explore with the love of your life in the most luxurious and spectacular of locations in Cape Town, Hermanus and Plettenberg Bay.
Recipe: St. Patrick’s Appletini
13 January 2018
May your glass be ever full – full with our special St Patrick’s Day Appletini that is, if you happen to be at The Marine on 17 March. Served in the Sun Lounge, this exclusive cocktail is green of course, to celebrate the most Irish of Irish holidays. Happy St Patrick’s Day!
Recipe: The Whale Watcher
15 August 2017
Enjoy ‘Whale Watcher’, one of our signature cocktails, in our scenic The Sun Lounge. Overlooking the picturesque Walker Bay, the bar is the ideal spot to relax while searching the waters for resident and visiting marine life. And once back home, why not try this delicious cocktail...
Recipe: The Mermaid’s Dream Cocktail
02 August 2017
This is one of The Sandbar’s signature Martinis, best enjoyed while admiring the sunset, or as an after-dinner digestif. Inspired by our resident mermaid, we shake Vanilla Vodka and Coconut Rum with fresh mint, lemon sour and pineapple juice. Served straight up, it makes for a wonderfully indulgent treat.
Recipe: Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorn Margarita
30 May 2017
Our talented bartenders are putting a Greenhouse Bar twist on the Classic Margarita to create one of our signature Martinis, the Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorn Margarita. Enjoy it at the elegant Greenhouse Bar to start your evening in style - then wow your dinner guests...
Recipe: White Chocolate & Chilli Martini
30 May 2017
Indulge in our decadent White Chocolate & Chilli Signature Martini. As the name suggests, The Martini Bar specialises in Mr Bond’s favourite drink, shaken with flair and served within an elegant setting. The sweetness of this particular Martini is offset by the spiciness...
Recipe: Lamb Frikkadels with spiced tomato relish
19 May 2017
One of the signature dishes of the tapas menu at Origins, and a favourite at The Marine, these Lamb frikkadels are best served as canapés for about 12 guests. Alternatively, they could be rolled bigger to become the star of a main course, served with a super grain such...