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Foodies’ Favourites: Central City eateries

Jade de Waal, Sam Linsell & Tamsin Snyman

The retail industry is under siege, but many eateries in the Cape Town Central City have managed to ride out the storm with entrepreneurial flair, hard work and sheer grit.

24 July | 2020

Kitchen confidential: Guy Bennett

For the past three months, Guy Bennett, executive chef at the Cape Town CBD’s hip-and-happening Gorgeous George hotel, has not been able to cook his favourite dishes for valued patrons.

25 June | 2020

Jacqui Simpson's food market success story

Jacqui Simpson

In the past decade, entrepreneur Jacqui Simpson has transformed St Georges Mall with the Earth Fair Food Market.

12 February | 2020

Pilcrow & Cleaver: A restaurant with a twist

Judi Fourie’s 10-year global culinary journey has culminated in Pilcrow & Cleaver, an exciting new Central City eaterie.

12 February | 2020


It’s like a little slice of Japan smack bang in the heart of the Cape Town Central City and its offering is winning one accolade after the other.

11 November | 2019

A day in the culinary life of Dan Plato

He may be impossibly busy, but even the Executive Mayor of Cape Town, Dan Plato, has to eat.

21 October | 2019