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Listen for the sizzle of Tshisanyama this Heritage Day
19 September 2020
Tshisanyama, Chisa Nyama, Chesa Nyama or Shisa Nyama? It’s a term that morphs and evolves as it flits from sparking coals to sparking coals. It all means the same thing, to braai.
Enjoy A Three-Day Holiday in Cape Town
05 May 2020
Keep things local and make The Cellars-Hohenort your base for an unforgettable long weekend in Cape Town. Surrounded by nine acres of historic gardens, with views of Table Mountain...
Recognised by Small Luxury Hotels of the World™
26 April 2020
Two of South Africa's Finest Seaside Hotels are the Country's First to be recognised by small luxury hotels of the world™
Home wellness and beauty tips
14 April 2020
Carchele Beauty Spa at The Marine in Hermanus is a haven of pampering and sheer indulgence. Bring that feeling of calm and pampering into your own home, with these self-care and beauty tips from owner, Serene Klue
Get up and glow! Home face mask ideas
10 April 2020
Fresh Wellness Spa, located at both The Cellars-Hohenort and The Plettenberg are wellness havens, set amidst breathtaking surroundings of Cape Town and Plettenberg Bay. Turn your own home into a wellness haven
Meet Sebastian Berinato New General Manager at The Marine
21 January 2019
The Marine hotel, in Hermanus, a member of The Liz McGrath Collection, has appointed Sebastian Berinato as the new General Manager, as of January 2019.
Greenhouse welcomes Farrel Hirsch as Head Chef
01 January 2019
Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort welcomes new Head Chef, Farrel Hirsch to its kitchen. Guests can look forward to Hirsch’s flair for innovation and fresh flavours,
Ardmore’s Pride of Africa Exhibition
19 December 2018
Walk through any of our hotels and you’re bound to spy pieces by Ardmore. Our annual Ardmore exhibition will take place at The Cellars-Hohenort between 14 – 17 February 2019.
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.
Women’s Month at The Marine, Part 3: The General Manager
08 August 2018
This Women’s Month we celebrate three women in leadership roles at The Marine. For our third installment we talk to General Manager, Jo Massie.
Women’s Month at The Marine, Part 2: The Assistant General Manager
02 August 2018
This Women’s Month we celebrate three women in leadership roles at The Marine. For our second installment we talk to Assistant General Manager, Melissa Burns
Women’s Month at The Marine, Part 1: The Chef
26 July 2018
This Women’s Month we celebrate three women in leadership roles at The Marine. Up first, we interview our head chef, Tronette Dippenaar.
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.
Ardmore’s Voyage of Discovery Exhibition
13 December 2017
Walk through any of our hotels and you’re bound to spy pieces by Ardmore. Our annual Ardmore exhibition will take place at The Cellars Hohenort between 16 – 18 February 2018.
TEN Years. TEN Dishes. Greenhouse
01 December 2017
We’re celebrating a decade of Chef Peter Tempelhoff at the helm of Greenhouse Restaurant. 10 years of modern, South African dining: a tenure that’s garnered numerous accolades and acolytes.
Greenhouse Awarded #5 at Eat Out Awards 2017
19 November 2017
And we’re in the Top 5! The Greenhouse at The Cellars-Hohenort is in 5th position! Huge congrats to chefs Peter Tempelhoff & Ashley Moss! #EatOutAwards
The Marine appoints Tronette Dippenaar as Head Chef
17 November 2017
The Marine Hotel in Hermanus has appointed Tronette Dippenaar as Head Chef, overseeing the popular Origins restaurant as well as the 5-star hotel’s breakfast venue, The Pavilion.
H2ZERO CT #WaterlessCooking Challenge
18 October 2017
Creative agency 140BBDO, in partnership with Cape radio station SMILE 90.4FM recently ran a campaign called H2ZERO: a water saving initiative where renowned local chefs were challenged to create a menu that uses absolutely zero water.
Women’s Day interview with Jacqui Elliott
09 August 2017
We celebrate this Women’s Day with an interview with the CEO of The Collection by Liz McGrath, Jacqui Elliott. "Passion, hard work and resilience are the key ingredients to success."
Tips for a Water-wise Restaurant Kitchen
02 February 2017
With the water crisis becoming critical in the Western Cape our chefs — across The Cellars-Hohenort, The Marine and The Plettenberg — have taken up the mantle to implement water saving procedures in their restaurant kitchens.
Food & Wine
Natural Wines at Greenhouse Bar
10 December 2016
Greenhouse Bar has a range of bespoke cocktails, wines and champagne, craft beer and cider as well as spirits—and now they’ve added a natural wine list to their offering. Natural wines include organic, biodynamic and minimal intervention wines, and the South African winelands have a plethora to choose from.