Autumn deals to keep you warm
With winter just around the corner, you may be inclined to hibernate. In the interest of keeping your social life ablaze, we’ve put together a guide to some sizzling autumn specials.
Indoor climbing at City Rock
If you’re looking for indoor adventure, try the rock climbing experience at City Rock. Not only is it an awesome way to have fun, but you get to keep fit during the winter months. For a day pass (without gear-hire), adults pay R90, students pay R70 and children pay R65.
Address: Corner of Collingwood & Anson Road, Observatory, Cape Town
Tel: +27 (0)21 447 1326
Grand West Casino Ice Station
For some winter fun, head to Grand West Casino’s Ice Station, where you can experience the beauty of winter on their Olympic-sized ice rink. You pay R25 if you arrive with your own skates, or prices ranging from R35 if you’re hiring. Prices vary depending on which session you choose to skate.
Address: Vanguard Drive, Grand West Casino, Goodwood
Tel +27 (0)21 535 2260
The Two Oceans Aquarium
You don’t have to go to the beach for an ocean experience. At the Two Oceans Aquarium, you can view 3 000 living sea animals indoors. Adults pay R118. Pensioners, South African students pay and children between 14 and 17 years pay R92. Children under the age of three can enter for free.
Address: Dock Road, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
Tel +27 (0)21 418 3823
In celebration of Mother’s Day Month, Spa Rejuvenesce offers the following package for two at R555. This package is normally valued at R1350. Special includes:
- Hot stone back, neck and shoulder massage
- Indian head massage
- Lavender Lilly Foot & Leg Treatment (soak, exfoliation, massage and mask with foot wrap)
- Gift for Mom & Daughter /Him & Her (e.g. Dolce & Gabbana, Issey Miyake, DKNY 10ml perfumes)
Address: 21 De La Haye Ave, Kenwyn
Tel: +27 (0)21 797 9975
Currently, Beluga’s autumn menu includes a scrumptious 2-course lunch for R135, and a 3-course lunch or dinner for only R175. Their food is fresh and delicious, and their outside area is heated with blankets provided to keep you cosy.
Address: Prestwich Street, Green Point
Tel: +27 (0)21 418 2948
TSG 4ways Mediterranean Grill Café
TSG 4ways is a hugely popular venue with a great vibe. Every Monday, all pastas on the menu are sold for only R50. On Tuesdays, all large pizzas will cost R55. Every Thursday, you can get your fix of live Latino, pop, rock, reggae and jazz music, whilst sipping on cocktails sold at two for the price of one.
Address: The Leaping Frog Garden Centre, Crnr William Nicol and Mulbarton, Fourways
Tel: +27 (0)21 4657270
Junipa’s All Day Cafe and Bistro
Junipa’s serve delicious, hearty winter meals. Our favourite is the ultimate in comfort food – bangers and mash for only R70. Another popular order is the lamb shank or oxtail for R150.
Address: Corner of Hobart & Grosvenor Road, Bryanston
Tel: +27 (0)11 706 2387
Rodizio Brazilian Restaurant
Rodizo have just launched their winter menu for R155 per person, Tuesday to Thursday. The menu includes a starter, main course and dessert. Their Bedfordview branch is also running Latin American dance classes for R70 a class – a great way to have fun and keep fit through the winter months.
Address: Shop 35, Village View Shopping Centre, Van Buuren Road, Bedfordview
Tel: +27 (0)11 455 1093
Moyo at Zoo Lake
From May until the end of July, you can feast on a Pan African Potjie and Tagine Buffet menu every Thursday evening for R145. The oxtail potjie, ostrich potjie, chicken tagine, seafood potjie and pudding potjie is served with a variety of delicious sides. Live music and a true African theme make Moyo a favourite amongst tourists and locals alike.
Address: Zoo lake Park, Prince of Wales Drive, Parkview
Tel: +27 (0)11 646 0058
Vusalela Day Spa
This exquisite beauty spa just outside Johannesburg will leave you feeling refreshed, renewed and totally relaxed. In celebration of Mother’s Day Month from 1st to 31st May, you can enjoy the following specials:
- 20% off all half day packages
- 10% off all other packages
Address: View directions here
Tel: +27 (0)12 3712910
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*All prices and information correct at time of publication and subject to change thereafter.