The Mount Nelson, a Belmond Hotel nestled at the foot of Table Mountain, has been Cape Town’s iconic pink palace of peace and relaxation for over a century. Renowned for its unforgettable hospitality, the Nellie is also a foodie heaven, boasting some of the best restaurants and bars in the city.
SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH
Put the luxury back into lazy Sundays with a brunch menu of sweet and savoury treats carefully curated by Chef Rudi, with an option of bottomless bubbly.
Musical entertainment complements the laid-back afternoon. Guests also have access to the professionally supervised Children’s Club for the little ones.
Time: Every Sunday, 11.30am to 3pm
Cost: R450 per adult | R350 per child | Additional R195 for unlimited bubbly
An afternoon at the Nellie wouldn’t be complete without their popular High Tea offering that has topped every afternoon tea guide in the city.
Held in the scenic lounge, the afternoon tea includes finger sandwiches with fillings of roast beef, smoked salmon and creamy egg mayo. The savoury selection is followed by chocolate cake, lemon meringue and more sweet treats.
Time: Monday to Sunday, 12pm and 3pm
Cost: R450 per adult | R215 per child aged 4 to 11 years old
One of the best bars in Cape Town, the Planet Bar’s stylish celestial decor and cosy seating creates an intimate space for sipping on sundowners or pre-dinner drinks.
Time: Open daily from 12pm
THE CHEF’S TABLE
The Chef’s Table experience offers the opportunity to join award-winning Executive Chef Rudi Liebenberg for a glimpse behind-the-scenes of their innovative kitchens.
Guests can step into the gastronomic heart of the hotel and take their seats in an exclusive, hidden dining space, while Chef Rudi prepares dishes in front of their eyes. Menus change daily according to the seasonal ingredients available locally. Maximum of 15 people.
Time: Open Wednesday to Saturday, Seatings between 6.30pm and 7.30pm
Cost: Five courses at R1200 | Wine pairing at R1800