We all know that a marriage proposal is a major highlight in ones life, especially for a lady. As this happens once, maybe twice, . . . . okay maybe more, regardless, you want to make sure it’s memorable. Proposing in a restaurant is probably the most traditional and romantic way to go about asking someone to marry you, and here in Cape Town you are spoiled for choice when it comes to locations. You have the lady; you have the ring, so make sure the venue you’ll be popping the question at, is just as impressive. In an attempt to alleviate the pressure (because we all know this is very stressful), we’ve compiled a list of the top 4 trendiest dining places in Cape Town, renowned for luxury and romance, perfect for popping the big question.
One of Cape Town’s most adored and awarded restaurants. They have recently moved to the scenic Silvermist organic wine estate at the top of Constantia Nek. Be sure to take in the scenery while driving up the hill to the restaurant, the views from the top, overlooking the Constantia wine valley are spectacular. The restaurant has a relaxed intimate feel, which is a perfect setting for such a momentous occasion. Repute for outstanding food and service cannot go unnoticed. The cuisine; contemporary French-Asian will definitely be a hit.
Hugely popular Azure restaurant is at the 5 star award-winning Twelve Apostles Hotel. They boast the most amazing ocean views. Dining at Azure is an experience like no other. The ambiance is soothingly relaxing, with easy listening background music setting the tone for the evening. Dining out on the teak terrace watching the sun fade is just magical. Their South African influenced international cuisine will astound you. Interestingly, they are also the first to introduce Fynbos cooking – utilising the natural wild vegetation from the Hotel’s gardens.
Delaire Graff offers a unique dining experience; the restaurant is housed within Delaire Graff Estate in Stellenbosch. The exquisite views of vineyards, immaculate gardens and olive groves on the Simonsberg will take your breath away. The architecture, decor and ambiance just breathe quality. Their Bistro chic cuisine is vibrant, fresh, seasonal and absolutely sublime. This is definitely the place where memories are made, you can be sure she’ll swept off her feet.
Picnic at Vergelegen
Vergelegen Wine Estate has a picnic area where you can have lunch under the camphor trees. Tables and chairs, with umbrellas and tablecloths, are all set out in the beautiful camphor forest in the grounds, and each picnic hamper is carried for you to your allocated table. This allows you time to compose yourself and ensure that your proposal is performed in the most intimate and romantic fashion. Why not take a walk around the lush gardens and take time to admire the vastness of the Hottentots Holland mountain range.
We do hope that this has helped with making a momentous occasion even better. Be sure to get the ring before you propose! Complete the form below and we will get back to you.
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