Restaurant Review: Circus Circus Chartwell

December is all about relaxing and celebrating the hard work we’ve put into the year. So, if you’re looking for the ideal place to enjoy the best of the season, Circus Circus Chartwell is the place to be. Located on the iconic Chartwell Drive in Umhlanga, this restaurant boasts a tropical theme full of greenery which even extends to the design of their menus!   We were welcomed by the amazing Hlobisile who took care...

Next Level Dude Food

Step out and experience the vibrant atmosphere and incredible dining that makes Tiger’s Milk stand out from the rest. The first Tiger’s Milk store opened its doors to the Muizenberg community in December 2014. They took a neglected site in the famous Muizie’s Surfers Corner, added some beer, benzine and burgers, threw in a match, lit the flame, and the fire’s been burning ever since. Life & Brand Portfolio’s latest instalment of their ever-popular and...

The Sacred Space

This beautiful new restaurant in Umhlanga takes fine dining to a whole new level – a spiritual level. At the Umhlanga Village, known for the best local dining spots, I noticed a new restaurant that presented itself as unique compared to the rest. The sign read, “Kali”, known in Indian culture as a fierce and feminine energy, otherwise called the Divine Mother. To the famous restaurateurs Kim and Pashi, the name attests to their mothers,...

Playing with Fire

Roti & Chai is spicing up Umhlanga! There’s always that one meal from childhood that stays with you until adulthood. For Sandesh Rampersad, it would be the roti and “sweet tea” or chai his grandmother used to make for him as a child. He pays homage to his roots by incorporating that same homestyle cooking in his dishes and the name of his brand, Roti & Chai. Well-known for its stores on Florida Road and...

A Spanish Escape

Step into a world of luxury art, an extraordinary atmosphere and a bespoke culinary experience. La Parada Bar De Tapas first opened its doors in Bree Street, Cape Town’s hottest food strip, a tribute to the Spanish bars that bewitched Hemingway. Their bright lights and extraordinary energy have come to Umhlanga, illuminating the way for you. But what is a “tapas bar”? What makes it different from the eateries around it? Well, tapas are appetisers...

Afro – Porto Style

Finding a great restaurant which ticks all the boxes, that is vibrant and family-friendly can be difficult to find. Lucky for you, Mozambik is available and ready to blow your socks off. Good times lie ahead! Let’s take a trip down to The Pearls of Umhlanga, where an adventure awaits you. Inspired by the lifestyle and flavours of Mozambique, this restaurant has expanded throughout South Africa and even ventured beyond our borders. The Mozambik brand...