Services

Moo Moo

Moo Moo From the understated decor - Animal Farm’s wooden lamp shades, custom-designed wine racks - to the witty menu, Pretoria’s chic Moo Moo restaurant is a cut above your everyday steak spot. But that doesn’t mean the steaks aren’t delicious - ours were top-notch, and we loved the in-house basting sauce and interesting side dishes too.

Emporio Leone

Emporio Leone Just opened in ct’s new cape quarter is emporio leone , the retail store of the leone family (of leo foods). Fill your basket with Italian-style almond amaretti Biscuits, Giant Vanilla-Bean meringues and sicilian lemon tart - perfect for gifts, if they make it that far!

The Tea Cafe

Tea and Sympathy Expect a warm Pretoria welcome at the Tea Cafe, which is invariably packed with people enjoying the excellent cakes and light meals (like the sesame chicken salad) on offer. This is a low-key home-from-home space in which to have a catch-up with a friend over a slice of the superb nougat cheesecake. And the coffee is good too!

Ilali Guest House

Ilali Guest House It was never my dream to open a B&B,' says Hannia Weber, her deep-plum shirt offsetting the turquoise and yellow walls of her newly opened ilali Guest House in Jo’burg’s Parktown North, ‘My husband bought the house and we thought, “What do we do with it now?” Initially the couple had intentions to live in it, attracted as they were by the mature garden, the secluded...

The Concierge Boutique Bungalows and Freedom Cafe

The Concierge Boutique Bungalows and Freedom Cafe When Durban ad agency head and go-to guy Neil Roake invested in a row of 1920s bungalows behind hot Greyville watering hole Bean Bag Bohemia last year, heritage watchdogs sat up. But they’re lying down again, as meek as the moulded-plastic dachshunds that greet visitors at the entrance to what is now The Concierge Boutique Bungalows and Feedom Café. The dachsies typify...

Jiva Spa

Jiva Spa For a truly authentic Indian-spa experience head to the Jiva Spa in the Taj hotel, Cape Town. Jiva’s signature treatments are divided into Indian aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments, and so bring a unique offering to South Africa. Using specially mixed oils and herbs, the treatments draw on ancient Indian healing practices and rituals. Enjoy a vishrama, a deep massage...

&Beyond

&Beyond There Can’t Be Many getaways more luxurious than a private lodge set deep in the African wilderness. &Beyond’s gracious sole-use villas provide both an exceptional bush experience and a pampering holiday. Situated in some of the most beautiful parts of Africa, such as Kwandwe, Phinda, Madikwe and Sabi Sand game reserves, each villa promises privacy, comfort and...

Ivory Tree Game Lodge

Ivory Tree Game Lodge Nestled Deep in the Pilanesberg National Park and surrounded by riverine woodlands and elephant trails lies Ivory Tree Game Lodge, an exclusive 60 000-hectare retreat. Recently refurbished to the highest standards, the Lodge boasts a spa a pool, bar, conference facilities and a boma. The reserve is home to the Big Five - lion, leopard, rhino, elephant and buffalo. Getting...

Views Boutique Hotel & Spa

Views Boutique Hotel & Spa It’s an ideal base from which to explore the Garden Route. The view takes first prize, whether taken in from bed or bath in any one of the 22 glass-walled suites. Indulge in a Rasul treatment at the spa, then head to the rooftop deck for a dip in the pool, cocktail in hand, before enjoying a fine dinner at Foam. Or sit on the deck at Sails, where you might spot a whale...

Grand Dedale Country House

Grand Dedale Country House Not only is the extensively revamped manor house situated among pretty vineyards and dramatic mountains, but the accommodation is splendid. Magnificently appointed suites; excellent food prepared from local, in-season ingredients; an owner-manager couple who between them have decades of hospitality-industry experience, attentive staff, and complimentary canapes at sundown.

Roxanne Floquet

Roxanne Floquet She may have trained under some impressive industry names, such as the UK’s doyenne of cake makers, Peggy Porschen, but Roxanne floquet is fast becoming a name to know in her own right thanks to her exquisite cakes, biscuits, cupcakes and petits fours- Roxanne’s interest in cake decorating was first sparked while training at Silwood Kitchen School of Cookery in Cape Town...

Brio 1893

Brio 1893 Skippy Shaked, proprietor of Camps Bay’s Godfather is at it again. He’s added Cape Town's latest luxe eatery. Brio 1893, as a notch in his restaurateur belt. Serving retro-style food - think lobster thermidor or snails in garlic and Roquefort - Skippy also takes to the mike on request, crooning tunes such as ‘Summertime’ (almost as good as his Malva pudding). So if you're...

MannaBay Fine Boutique Hotel

MannaBay Fine Boutique Hotel Vredehoek means ‘corner of peace’ in Afrikaans, which is apt as this Cape Town suburb is home to MannaBay Fine Boutique Hotel, a grand new spot that exudes sophistication and serenity in equal measures. The property sits at the foot of Table Mountain, and was designed to make the best of the spectacular views overlooking the city, V&A Waterfront, the harbour and...

Halogen International

Halogen International Halogen International was started 20 years ago by top Jo’burg interior designer Monique Lion-Cachet. Halogen has since grown into one of South Africa’s leading fabric companies, representing more than 30 of the world’s most exclusive design houses, such as C&C Milano and Etro from Italy; Andrew Martin, Kai Design, Malabar, and Titley and Marr from the UK; Duralee and...

Investec

Investec At Investec our entrepreneurial vision and unconventional thinking allow us to uncover unique opportunities. Bringing you a distinctive range of specialist banking and investment products and services. Services: Private Banking Investment Banking Asset Management Property Activities Securities Capital Markets