Creative ideas for Valentine’s Day

It’s a new decade and it’s almost time for the most romantic day of the year, and a great opportunity to get creative about how to spoil that special someone in your life. Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember with fresh ideas that go beyond just making a quick dinner reservation. From comedy shows to art fairs to the ultimate luxury evening with a photoshoot, you will find something new for you and your loved one to experience.


Exclusive Valentine’s Day dinner and photoshoot @Hazendal Wine Estate – 14 February 2020 

Spoil your loved one with an epicurean feast and sunset photo shoot in the winelands.

You will be welcomed with a cocktail and canapes, followed by a complimentary photoshoot in the iconic Hazendal  Pavilion or next to a 1936’ Bentley drop-head coupe from Hazendal’s classic car collection, surrounded by sunset views of the Bottelary Hills and Simonsberg.

After the shoot, guests will be ushered to the Avant-Garde Restaurant, where they will enjoy a lavish 7-course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Michelle Theron, and be spoiled with a special Valentine’s gift.

The cost is R950 per person (excluding drinks and gratuity). The photographer will be available from 6-7pm, so be sure to arrive early.

Bookings: | Tel: 021 205 5620 or email bookings@hazendal.co.za.


Nataniel: LILY Refuses to listen @Oude Libertas – 12 February 2020

Nataniël presents a brand new creation, Lily Refuses to Listen, for a limited season of 4 performances at the Oude Libertas Amphitheatre.

At a time of being bombarded by bad news, damning prophecies, evil politics, corruption, loud neighbours, endless traffic, horrific music, relentless advertising and desperate social media, Nataniël celebrates personal space, personal choices, selective listening, self-care and resilience.


Investec Cape Town Art Fair @CTICC – 14 February 2020

If your significant other is a serious art lover, there is only one place they will want to be this Valentine’s weekend. The Investec Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art from Africa to the world, and the world to Cape Town.

The city boasts a vibrant arts scene, driven by the top galleries on the African continent and beyond. Thanks to its diverse cultural heritage and geographic beauty, Cape Town is a compelling destination for both art world professionals and collectors alike.


Tango, Wine and Dine With Your Valentine @Drostdy Theatre – 14 February 2020

This Valentine`s Day, fall in love with Tango dancing as the love and passion of tango returns to the Drostdy Theatre. Spoil your Valentine with nostalgia, a glass of wine, cheese platters and tango dancing. Portenos SA will take you on a journey to a romantic place of Tango music that stood the test of time and it is becoming more present than ever.

A glass of Goedehoop wine and a cheese platter for you and your Valentine is included in the ticket price.


Valentine’s Day Picnic Baskets @Grande Provence – 14 February 2020

The Valentine’s Day picnic basket at Grande Provence represents pure abundance, packed to the brim with artisanal foods. Snack on fresh seasonal fruits, tomato basil & feta tartlet, assorted arancini, estate made hummus, local cheeses and charcuterie, and a decadent chocolate brownie. The basket comes with a bottle of the estate’s popular Angels Tears wine as well as still or sparkling water. The picnic is available at R600 per person until 16h00.


Sunset Tapas @Muratie – 14 February 2020

Spoil your loved one this Valentine’s Day with romantic sunset tapas for two under Muratie’s ancient oaks whilst enjoying some wine and freshly prepared, Spanish inspired tapas.

Many a love story has begun at Muratie Wine Farm, inspired by the beautiful surroundings, the historic atmosphere and Muratie’s own history of love affairs.

For bookings contact dine@muratie.co.za or 021 865 2330.

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