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The people in our lives: Tim Newton

Tim Newton is our head baker! The man that makes our delicious…
September 19, 2019/by pete

Table of friends (Table des Amis) Thursday 5th Sept 2019

  a glass of rickety blanc de blanc MCC on arrival ~ family…
September 2, 2019/by pete

table des amis; la suite

a convivial & deliciously informal dinner experience   a…
July 16, 2019/by pete

The people in our lives: Aaron lemon

When Aaron Lemon dreamt of being a sportsman growing up in Zimbabwe,…
July 4, 2019/by pete

The people in our lives (Aunty) Caroline Daniels

Caroline Daniels walks with purpose through the parking lot and…
June 9, 2019/by pete

table des amis

“Breaking bread” has, for centuries been a symbol of fellowship…
June 9, 2019/by pete

Wine Wednesday: May 29th

on arrival:  Eikendal rosé ~ crunchy fish taco with cauliflower…
May 21, 2019/by pete

The people in our lives: Gladys Mhlekwa

I walk outside in to the courtyard and find Gladys Mhlekwa washing…
May 8, 2019/by pete

The people in our lives: Aubrey Batala

Aubrey Batala gets up at 2am every morning and his first thought…
April 30, 2019/by pete

bouchard finlayson chefs table

April 22, 2019/by pete

The people in our lives: James Zvinanamo

Nelson Mandela said: “My country is rich in minerals and…
April 18, 2019/by pete

wine wednesday March 2019

wine wednesday @ tapas 20th March 2019 @ 18h30 menu classic…
March 12, 2019/by pete

elemental Bob

  a chef and a winemaker, Elemental bob ~ Palomino…
January 11, 2019/by pete

beaumont chefs table

a chef and a winemaker ... Sebastian Beaumont ~ On arrival:…
December 3, 2018/by pete

cheffy’s recipes: oil bread (fougasse à l’huile)

Ingredients: 1kg flour 20g salt1 and 1/2  sachet (15g) instant…
November 8, 2018/by pete

The Foodbarn Gives Back: Round 2

"Many of our Foodbarn tribe have been with us right from the…
November 4, 2018/by pete

Cape Point Vineyards chefs table

on arrival: cpv cape town 2018 ~ noordhoek sauvignon blanc…
October 12, 2018/by pete

The Foodbarn Gives Back: Round 1

"cooking is is about giving, it’s a generous deed ... first…
October 2, 2018/by pete

Christmas & New Year 2018

  At the Foodbarn Restaurant Christmas Eve (24th Dec)…
September 30, 2018/by pete

Avondale chefs table: Friday 5th October

  on arrival: blanc de noir mcc ~ blanc de noir mcc onion…
September 18, 2018/by pete

Wine Wednesday with MAN Family wines

  on arrival: MAN MCC Brut  ~ tuna sashimi, nori flake,…
May 24, 2018/by pete

Winter special 2018

Here it is folks ... our Winter Special for 2018 !!! We've…
April 16, 2018/by pete

Iona chefs table

on arrival: sauvignon blanc 2017 ~ sauvignon blanc 2015 &…
April 2, 2018/by pete

chefs table with John Loubser from Silverthorn

on arrival: Silverthorn the green man 2015 ~ Silverthorn…
March 8, 2018/by pete

ken forrester chefs table

old vine reserve chenin blanc 2017 on arrival ~  roussanne…
February 14, 2018/by pete

wine wednesday

this weeks Wine Wednesday at the Tapas Bar will bring you the…
January 29, 2018/by pete

trizanne signature wines

on arrival: tsw sauvignon blanc 2017 ~ tsw sauvignon blanc…
January 3, 2018/by pete

all stars chefs table

  on arrival: silverthorn the green man  ~ sauv/ blanc:…
December 4, 2017/by pete

Wine Wednesday

Somebody's got to do it; so we've been…
November 27, 2017/by pete

Festive Season 2017

On Sunday 24th December: The restaurant is offering a normal…
November 13, 2017/by pete

wine @ the foodbarn: October special

  Ormonde Sauvignon Blanc 2016 R205.00 R1,230.00 Klein…
October 12, 2017/by pete

rickety bridge chefs table

The rickety bridge straddling the Franschhoek River takes you…
October 9, 2017/by pete

Chefs table with Bruce Jack from Flagstone

  on arrival: da luca prosecco   treaty tree reserve…
September 21, 2017/by pete

marvelous chefs table

    on arrival: 'the inside track' mcc 2014 ~ marvelous…
August 14, 2017/by pete

luddite chefs table

  on arrival: saluez le saboteur white blend ~ luddite…
July 21, 2017/by pete

Tapas Winter Special

Over the next couple of months we've decided to run a Tapas…
June 28, 2017/by pete