An invitation to spoil your mom, or yourself

It’s the time of the year to spoil mom for Mothers’ Day on Sunday 13 May, or to spoil yourself with one of the many special menus on offer at some of our best-loved restaurants. Here is a whistle-stop round-up, with thanks to some super-efficient PR companies who keep us abreast of what is hot and happening.


The Four Seasons Westcliff are pulling out all the stops to celebrate Mother’s Day. Choose between a brunch, lunch or gourmet buffet dinner. For the latter, Arts on the Hill is hosting Swinging Classics with the Charl Du Plessis Trio for guests to enjoy.

Brunch: R795 pp

Lunch: R950 pp

Dinner: R795 pp

For more information visit or contact them on 011 481 6000.



Create your memorable moment with your mom and treat her to a delicious three-course lunch or dinner with a complimentary glass of bubbles and a special gift for mom, R400 per person.  All moms will also be treated to a complimentary Angels Tears Le Chocolat Pinotage and chocolate pairing.

There is also a week-day lunch special until end-August. Executive Chef Guy Bennett has created a special main course lunch paired with a glass of Angels Tears wine for just R200 per person. The 3-course dinner menu is available at R450 per person or 4-courses at R550. The menu offers pairing suggestions for every dish from the wide range of elegant Grande Provence wines. The winter chef’s special lunch at R200 including a glass of wine, is available during weekdays only.

Tel: (021) 876 8600    |  Email:


Chef Kerry Kilpin of Bistro Sixteen82 at the Steenberg Farm has a devoted following, and is offering some great winter specials. R205 for a two-course lunch, R235 for three and R265 for a four course meal, this is winter value at its best.  The Vintners Breakfast and Hearty & Homely lunch menu are available from Monday to Friday from May until the end of September. Breakfast is served daily from 09h00 to 11h00 and lunch at 12h00 to 15h00. The special tapas selection is available all week from 17h00 to 20h00 for tables of up to 10 people.

Tel: 021 713 2211    |   Email:


Enhance your winter wine tasting experience at Constantia Glen and tuck into a trio of delicious homemade soups. These hearty treats, on offer from 3 May till the end of August, are a good reason to visit this picturesque boutique wine estate to find comfort against the winter chill. Available as single servings or as a trio of smaller portions, visitors can indulge in Constantia Glen’s famous traditional Austrian beef goulash soup, French onion soup with croûte au fromage, or delicious roasted butternut and sage soup, all served with crispy, freshly baked bread. The soups are available at R95 per single serving, or R100 for the trio. Wines are available by the glass from R70.

Tel: 021 795 5639    |    Email:


Keep the winter blues at bay with their enticing array of seasonal menu promotions available at all The Kove Collection restaurants from 1 May to 30 August. Join them for a two or three-course lunch or dinner at Blanko, Bilboa, Zenzero, Paranga, Umi, la Belle, Bungalow, Lily’s, Firefish and Dalliance.

Visit to find out more.


Find a place in your heart to give a thought to those providing and receiving palliative care at their local hospices. Hospice Week runs from Sunday 6 to 13 May, so perhaps a good time to give something back? Many of the 134 hospices and affiliated hospices have charity shops, and are looking for donations or willing hands. Visit to find out more.