9 romantic things to do near Cape Town this December

Posted on 4 December 2018

December is here and chances are it feels as if it’s been a long year. Perhaps it’s been a while since you had some quality time with your significant other. You could be starting something new with someone and you two have cleared the awkward first date small talk phase.

There’s plenty of time this festive season to get to know each other better. Either way, if you’re looking for romantic ideas to share with a partner this summer, here are some to consider:

1. Table Mountain Sunset Special and a picnic

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Head up Table Mountain for half price with the Cableway’s Sunset Special. The African sunset at the top together with a glass of bubbly or a picnic basket will woo your partner. The return tickets cost R145 for adults.

Address: Tafelberg Road, Cape Town

Contact: 0214240015

2. High tea at Lanzerac Wine Estate

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Enjoy a luxurious afternoon high tea at the Manor Kitchen accompanied by scrumptious savoury dishes and sweet treats. The Afternoon tea is priced at R280 per person and includes loose leaf teas and a complimentary glass of Lanzerac Méthode Cap Classique. You and your person can enjoy this treat every Saturday between 14h00 and 17h00. Bookings are essential.

Address: 1 Lanzerac Road, Jonkershoek, Stellenbosch

Contact: 0218871132 or [email protected]

3. Fizz and fudge pairing at Stellenbosch Hills

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The Fizz & Fudge Summer Pairing is on offer at the Stellenbosch Hills. For just R40 per person, you and your loved one can enjoy the Stellenbosch Hills Polkadraai bubbly with a traditional butter fudge. Bookings are essential.

Address: R310 & Vlottenburg Road, Stellenbosch

Contact: 0218813828

4. Grab a basket at Mont Rochelle

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Mont Rochelle in Franschhoek has over 100 acres to explore. They also offer picnic baskets as this is one of the best ways to see the estate. Choose a freshly prepared basket of goodies from the Country Kitchen and find a secluded corner to enjoy with your someone special.

Address: Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek

Contact: 0218762770

5. Galileo movie nights

Movie night surrounded by nature makes Galileo Open Air Cinema a must-do activity.

Enjoy a magical movie experience underneath the stars. You can choose from an array of romantic comedies,  classics, musicals, adventure sports and documentaries at the Galileo Open Air Cinema.

Address: Various venues in Western Cape

Contact: 0215100929

6. Sushi date at Servuga

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Sevruga Restaurant at the V&A Waterfront has relaunched just in time for summer, with their new look and new menu. The 240 seater restaurant has a colourful and tropical interior feel, with the food to match. Spoil your partner with some sushi and champagne, whilst over looking the harbour as the sun sets.

Address: Shop 4, Quay 5, Victoria Wharf, V & A Waterfront

Contact: 0214215134

7. Steak it out at Charango Barbacoa

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Charango Barbacoa is the place for the meat lovers. The new South America grill house in town is for those who love food and travel. Think of Beunos Aires meeting Cape Town. The a la carte menu screams South American flavours and bar and interior look and feel will transport you to another continent.

Address: 114 Bree Street, Cape Town

Contact: 0214220757

8. Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts

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The open-air Kirstenbosch Summer Concerts gigs are the perfect place to spend lazy afternoons. Spend your summer being serenaded by local artists every Sunday. Pack some snacks and drinks too. Book your ticket via Webtickets.

Address: Rhodes Drive, Newlands, Cape Town

Contact: 0217998783


9. Dinner with a view at  BOBO’s Brasserie

BOBO’s Brasserie is a new addition to the Kove Collection. The contemporary seaside brasserie sits across from the Atlantic seaboard. The breezy ocean side atmosphere will make for the perfect ambience and the sea, an incredible backdrop for your date this Summer.


Address: 1 Two Oceans Beach, Beach Road, Moulie Point

Contact: bobosbrasserie.co.za


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