Toomuchloveliness: Cosecha

Cosecha: For a Mexican Feast in Franschhoek

Cosecha in Franschhoek is a long time favourite of mine. And sadly a spot we do not have a chance to visit often enough. They serve the most brilliant authentic Mexican food on Noble Hill’s wine farm. My idea of a perfect day out of Cape Town would be a walk through Babylonstoren paired with…

Toomuchloveliness: Marigold in Franschhoek

Marigold in Franschhoek: A Taste of India

We headed to Franschhoek for a fantastic weekend away. I pulled a post together on our recommendations of where to eat, drink and sleep for your next weekend which you can finds over here. One of our recommendations was to have lunch at Marigold in Franschhoek. We had such an incredible time that I wanted…

Toomuchloveliness: Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

A weekend with the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

I recently wrote a blog post helping you plan a fantastic weekend in Franschhoek. My recommended accommodation for a brilliant weekend escape was the Franschhoek Boutique Hotel. This gorgeous little six bedroom hotel was a luxurious spot right in the heart of the town of Franschhoek. I always through the default would be to stay…

Toomuchloveliness: Franschhoek Boutique Hotel

Tips on How to Spend a Weekend in Franschhoek!

Franschhoek is a little cultural hot spot about an hour out of Cape Town. We recently visited for a weekend escape and ticked off a few of our Franschhoek bucket list items! If you’re looking for exciting ideas of what to do in Franschhoek I have you covered. We’re talking beer, fine wine, delicious food…

Toomuchloveliness: La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek

First Thursday’s with La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek

Like any good Cape Townian, I know First Thursdays very well. It’s a busy Thursday night in town with art galleries, pumping restaurants and great wine. Franschhoek has cottoned on to this and has started their own Food and Wine Experience at La Petite Ferme in Franschhoek on the First Thursday of every month through winter.…

Beautiful Places to Drink Wine: Maison Estate

Beautiful Places to Drink Wine: Maison Estate

We found ourselves in the winelands without a plan or destination in mind. This almost never happens- I am such a control freak that normally all our weekends are planned to the T. Instead of getting on our phones and googl’ing, making lists and getting recommendations on twitter, I left it up to chance. And…

Picnic’ing with Grande Provence

Picnic’ing with Grande Provence

I can never resist a good picnic – especially when you’re picnic’ing on a wine farm with a glass of chilled rosé in one hand and a hunk of french stick with a slab of brie in the other. Grande Provence did an amazing job of providing all that and more. We arrived at Grande…

Exploring the MCC route in the Franschhoek Valley!

I recently joined a group of bloggers on an adventure into the Franschhoek Valley. I have not spent nearly enough time in Franschhoek so was delighted to find out a little more! It was a jam packed day starting with coffee and croissants, fine dining at The Kitchen at Maison and many many glasses of…

Allee Bleue

Summer is for adventures! And my favourite adventures involve a passport. When I can’t be jet setting I like to explore a little more locally. On a gorgeous sunny day we set off to Franschhoek to visit Allee Bleue! The best adventures start with sparkling wine and luckily Allee Bleue was able to help us…

Babylonstoren Garden Tour

I have been lusting over visiting Babylonstoren’s garden for over a year now. But every time we are in the area the garden tour is booked up! My recommendation would be to book your spot at least a week in advance – and even longer in summer! The garden tour happens everyday at 10am. You…

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