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Things to do for Valentine’s Day.



We've started compiling a list of things to do for Valentine's Day. Be sure to let us know if you have any suggestions – and pop back here regularly, as the list will get longer and longer…!

Open Air movie night on Valentines day -14 Feb- at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate.

Enjoy the evening in the Boland at Rhebokskloof Wine Estate with your loved one whilst enjoying an open-air screening of the beautiful love story – The Notebook.

The Notebook (PG 13 S), is a classic story of thwarted love, a rich-and-poor social divide and unrequited emotions withstanding the passage of time. It stars Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, Gena Rowlands and James Garner.

Book your tickets now by emailing or call Tel: 021 869 8386.

Tickets Cost: R69.00 per person

Gates open: 18:00

Time: 19h30 –show starts













Dornier Bodega Valentine's Dinner

Join Dornier Bodega for a romantic four course dinner overlooking the beautiful Stellenbosch mountains.  Tempt your tastebuds with Oysters Rockerfeller to begin, moving onto a choice of kudu carpaccio or linefish ceviche.  For mains, choose either Karan beef or river trout and end off the meal with a trio of decadent Felchlin chocolate desserts.  Combine the menu with their specially selected wines for R405.00 per person, or without wines for R315.00.  To make a reservation, please phone 021-8800557 or book online

For some spots in Franschhoek……the perfect romantic getaway for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day around the corner what better way to spoil your loved one than with a visit to the picturesque and romantic Franschhoek Wine Valley. Be it a weekend away, an overnight stay or a special lunch, Franschhoek is the perfect place to be!

For some accommodation options, check out:

Known as one of South Africa’s leading wine destinations and Gourmet Capital, wine farms and fine dining establishments in and around the valley will be taking full advantage of Valentine’s Day with something extra special.

Some of these include:

Picnic at Noble Hill for Valentine's Day

Relax and unwind with your special someone on the immaculate lawn under a shady tree and enjoy delicious treats packed into a wicker picnic basket with beautiful linens and cutlery. Enjoy a complimentary welcome drink and a special Valentine's Day treat in each basket.  Advanced booking is required and bookings can be made on

Enjoy a delicious three-course Valentine’s Day lunch at the Solms-Delta Fyndraai Restaurant at R210 per person. For more information or to book contact 021 874 3937 or email

Make your way to Café BonBon at La Petite Dauphine for canapés, a welcoming drink, live entertainment and a three- course meal at R375 per person. For more information or to book contact 021 876 3936 or email

Leopards Leap Wines & Liam Tomlin Foods

Come and watch celebrity chef Liam Tomlin in action, cooking up some superb dishes which you will get the recipes for and enjoy a full four-course menu afterwards Think oysters, caviar, strawberries, chocolate and more. And there'll be plenty of bubbly and other wines paired with the food. As space is limited booking is essential. For more information or to book contact 021 876 8822 or email

Make the most of your celebration by spending the night (or weekend) where you’ll be spoilt for choice with accommodation ranging from choice bed and breakfasts to boutique hotels. Spoil your loved one by stocking up on the finest handmade chocolates, superb Méthode Cap Classiques and other delightful Valentine’s gifts.

And wait there is more! Should you decide to make it a weekend or overnight stay during the weekend of 11th and 12th February, a meal that weekend or even on Valentine’s Day, you stand the chance of winning your experience again, to be enjoyed later in the year. Simply email your details to and confirm where in Franschhoek you’ll be celebrating Valentine’s Day. If you're the winner, we will make your return booking for you!

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