Sunday, 14 August 2011

Out and about at the V & A Waterfront


Last weekend the The Boyf & I spent 24  hours indulging in fabulous food and enjoying the high life, compliments of the fabulous V & A Waterfront....
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On Saturday we went to collect the keys for our luxurious marina Village & Life apartment (which would be our "home" for the night). After being escorted to our ultra modern apartment, we had a bit of time to take in the view and enjoy a glass of bubbly on our balcony before going for a stroll around the mall. 
 

After a bit a shopping at the V & A Waterfront, we headed to the 5-star Cape Grace Hotel for dinner at Signal restaurant. On entering the restaurant I could not help but be impressed by the sparkling chandeliers and the elegant atmosphere.

We ordered a 3 course meal and a great bottle of red wine. The creative Cape cuisine was fresh and inventive, but the Boyf found that the delicious portions were smaller than his appetite *winks*. Overall it was a very lovely dining experience and the service was brilliant (Note: while I would highly recommend this restaurant if you are looking to splurge on a extravagant night out, this is definitely not the place to go for a budget-friendly dinner). 
 

After dinner we trotted down to the Bascule whisky bar for a night cap. The bar is cozy, comfortable and the perfect place to go for a chilled drink. The Boyf, who is quite the whisky enthusiast,  was happily overwhelmed by the wide selection of whiskys.

The next morning we strolled over to the One & Only Hotel for breakfast at Reuben's. The breakfast buffet was ridiculously awesome - there was everything from fresh fruits to oysters (which The Boyf just had to try). I was especially impressed with the amazing, mountain view from our table (pictured below).
 

After our yummy breakfast, we took a moment to photograph the envy-worthy yachts docked in the Marina and imagined how awesome it  would be if one of them was ours (*sigh* hopefully one day). Then it was off to pack up and head back to reality.

Thank you V & A Waterfront for an amazing 24 hours... we will be back soon. 

 Note: You and your partner could be whisked away on an unforgettable experience by entering the 'Get Away with the V&A' competition. For the chance to win, get your competition passport and visit the V&A Waterfront four times by 31 August 201. Trot over HERE for more information.

 - All photos by The Boyf and me  -

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10 comments

  1. This is ridiculous, it's like a G6 babe! The place is beyond. I LOVE it big time!

    xx
    She

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  2. The view is amazing. Looks like a lovely weekend getaway :)

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  3. Amazing,,, cant wait to be in Cape Town again ♥ - (which will be for Kings of Leon)♥♥

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  4. That is AWESOME! What a well deserved, luxurious weekend!!

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  5. You wear glasses???

    I simply dream of sailing on a yacht for a month.

    Place looks awesome.

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  6. looks like you guys had a lovely time :)

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  7. Wowee! Looks like it was an amazing weekend!

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