Eat Out at One of These Easter Events in Cape Town

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For a lot of people, Easter is a special holiday, one to spend time with the family, enjoying delicious food and wine. But for others, the pressure of cooking for lots of family members can be slightly overwhelming. Don’t stress out this Easter, make a reservation at one of these Easter events in Cape Town to guarantee a tasty lunch, with none of the clean up.

Easter Events in Cape Town and Surrounds

Easter Sunday family lunch at Steenberg  

Steenberg Easter

At Catharina’s Restaurant, Steenberg Executive Chef Kerry Kilpin will delight young and old with her fabulous Easter Sunday lunch menu, complete with a dessert table of all her signature sweet temptations. Children will be treated to a fun-filled Easter egg hunt followed by a special menu which Chef Kerry, who is also a mom, knows they will tuck into with glee. The soft serve ice cream and chocolate fountain on the Easter dessert table will be another sure winner – not just for the little ones.

Cost: Adults R550 pp | Children under 12 R300 pp
Location: Steenberg Rd, Tokai, Cape Town
Hours: 21 April 12h00
Contact: 021 713 7178

Easter Picnic at Grande Provence


Hop on over and celebrate Easter Sunday in the Franschhoek Winelands at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate. Enjoy a family picnic complete with an Easter egg hunt for the little ones, live music, and a wide variety of delicious treats.

Besides the traditional Easter egg hunt, children will be entertained with decorating a giant Easter egg, face painting, a jumping castle and a variety of lawn games. Adults can look forward to a laid back afternoon with fine Grande Provence wines and an Easter food basket filled to the brim.

Picnic bookings must be made prior to arrival.

Cost: Entry is free | Picnic Baskets: R800 for 2 persons sharing, R400 per single and R300 per child under 10.
Location: Main Rd, Franschhoek
Hours: 21 April 12h00 – 16h00
Contact: 021 876 8600

Spier Easter Egg Hunt


Spier is known for having some of the best Easter events in Cape Town. Take part in our annual Easter Egg Hunt around our restored historic farmyard at the Werf on Sunday 21 April at 11:00. Explore the beautiful lawns, boulders and buildings or search the food garden for hidden delights.

Fluffy and soft hot cross buns are available for the month of April; lightly spiced, filled with a mix of dried fruit and glazed with a sticky syrup. At only R10 each, buy 5 and get 1 free.

Cost: R50 for under 5 years | R100 for kids aged 6 – 12 | Free for kids joining their parents for Easter lunch.
Location: R310 Baden Powell Drive, Stellenbosch
Contact: 021 809 1137

Easter at the Table Bay


Easter Sunday lunch at The Table Bay’s Camissa Brasserie promises a mouthwatering meander of West Coast styled dishes and Easter-themed fare, all with a discerning Table Bay twist. The Harvest Table will be adorned with a choice of beautifully prepared salads and homemade breads.

For mains, expect dishes like Angry Easter Duck with tenderstem broccoli and flaked almonds; Stuffed chicken with honey glazed carrots; Garlic and herb lamb chops with crisp roast potatoes; an indulgent creamy seafood pasta and egg fried rice. To round it off, there will be a sweet send-off with Easter-styled desserts like hot cross buns, chocolate brownies, speckled eggs and Pastry Chef, Lee-Andra Govender’s Chocolate Cherry Delight.

Cost: R350 pp
Location: 6 Quay Road, V&A Waterfront
Hours: 12h00
Contact: 021 406 5988

Easter at the Cape Milner

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Join the Cape Milner hotel for their Easter brunch with menu items such as Mediterranean meze; scrumptious buttermilk scones served with jam and Chantilly cream; Eggs Benedict; banana spiced French Toast; and lemon-cream cheese pancakes. Top this off with a complimentary bottle of Durbanville Hills Sparkling Wine for every two adult guests and marshmallow-topped hot chocolate for the kids.

The hotel also has special treats in store for out-of-towners: Easter Sunday will kick off with a special Easter breakfast buffet, followed by an Easter egg hunt around the pool for the kids. Guests will receive a hot cross bun and hot chocolate on check-in, and a Lindt bunny on turndown.

Cost: Easter Brunch: R270 pp Easter Accommodation: R1443 pp sharing per night
Location: 2 Milner Rd, Tamboerskloof
Hours: 21 April 11h00
Contact: 021 426 1101

Middelvlei Family Day


Middelvlei Wines will be hosting a fun Easter egg hunt for the kids while parents can sit back and relax while sipping on a glass of Middelvlei wine and taking in the sights and sounds of the views and live entertainment. An Easter inspired spitbraai lunch completes the perfect family outing to the Winelands. 

For those looking for more excitement in their Easter events, you can partake in the recently launched Middelvlei Scootours. Explore the farm and surrounds on an oversized scooter, whilst taking in the spectacular views. In addition, adults will be served one of Middelvlei’s famous Braaibroodjies and a glass of wine, while the kids can tuck into a delicious kiddie’s burger and ice-cream float.

As a special Middelvlei Family Day package when booking the Scootours for a group of 6 or more people the cost will be R400 per adult and R150 per passenger (aged 4 to 9 years).

Cost: Spitbraai Lunch: R280 pp and R130 per child under 12 years | 90-minute Scootours: R590 per adult and R290 per passenger (aged 4 to 9 years)
Location: Middelvlei Wine Estate, Flamingo St, Stellenbosch
Hours: 22 April
Contact: 021 883 2565

Easter at the Mount Nelson

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Celebrate Easter Sunday in style at the Oasis Bistro, with a divine hot and cold buffet brunch accompanied by live jazz. Feast on an array of freshly baked goods, cold meats, a mezze selection, seafood, sushi, salads, omelette station, traditional roasts and plenty of sweet treats to end it off.

If you aren’t feeling a brunch – you can also opt for the Easter afternoon tea in the gardens.

Cost: Oasis R585 pp, R340 children u11 | Afternoon Tea R590 pp, R215 children u11
Location: 76 Orange Street, Gardens
Hours: Oasis 12h30 – 15h00 | Afternoon Tea 13h00 – 15h00 0r 15h30 – 17h30
Contact: 021 483 1000

The 12 Apostles

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Easter Sunday Harvest Table at Azure

Nestled amongst the eponymous mountain range, the 12 Apostles’ view is simply breathtaking. Executive Chef, Christo Pretorius has put together a seasonal spread with starters, a hot and cold buffet and carvery selection and an Easter-licious choice of desserts. There’s a jumping castle and an Easter Egg Hunt for kids on Easter Sunday.

Cost: R595 per person | Children under 12 years half-price
Location: Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Hours: 13h00
Contact: 021 437 9000

Easter High Tea at The 12 Apostles

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After a visit from the Easter Bunny, the 12 Apostles legendary High Tea completes the magic of the holiday weekend. Tea will be served table-side on three-tiered tea stands, in the Leopard Bar and The Conservatory. The tea stands will be topped up as you go along.

Cost: High Tea by the Sea: R325 pp | Vegan High Tea: R375 pp
Location: Victoria Road, Camps Bay
Hours: 20th & 21st April: 10h00 | 12h30 | 15h00
Contact: 021 437 9000

Easter Pirate Golf at Benguela Cove


Let the kids journey through Benguela Cove’s 18-hole adventure course and find hidden eggs scattered around the course for a truly memorable Easter experience! Benguela Splash will also be open to allow the kids to cool down after all the excitement. Burgers, hot dogs, chips and refreshments available for the youngsters

Cost: Adults R90 pp | Children R70 | Family ticket R280
Location: R43 Bot River Lagoon Walker Bay, Hermanus
Hours: 10h00 – 20h00
Contact: 087 357 0637

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Sunday at Reuben’s

Reuben’s will be hosting a family oriented Easter Sunday buffet with a Cape inspired feel. There will be live music from 12h30. Families with children are also able to enjoy our KidsOnly club which will include an Easter egg hunt and many other Easter activities! (Bookings essential)

Cost: R590 pp | Half price for kids aged 4 – 12 | Free for kids under 3
Location: Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront
Hours: 12h00
Contact: 021 431 4511


Reuben’s One and Only neighbour, Nobu, is hosting a Cristal Easter brunch for those wanting to enjoy one of Cape Town’s most prestige Easter events. There will be live DJ entertainment and a glass of bubbly on arrival. For that little something extra, enjoy a free-flow of Cristal for an additional R1900 per person or R800 per person for Louis Roederer champagne.

Cost: R1380 pp
Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront
Hours: 12h00
Contact: 021 431 4511

Vista Lounge

Guests can look forward to a decadent Easter-inspired Afternoon Tea with a spread of novelty cakes, sweets and more. The price includes an Inverroche Gin tasting or add R800 per person for a free-flow of Louis Roederer champagne.

Cost: R520 pp | Half price for kids aged 4 – 12 | Free for kids under 3
Location: Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront
Hours: 14h30 – 17h30
Contact: 021 431 4511

Easter Activities for the kids

There will be an Easter egg hunt on Sunday at the Kids Only Club. Other Easter highlights include a visit from the Easter bunny, a magician, face painting and egg inspired crafting.

Location: Dock Rd, V&A Waterfront
Hours: 15h00
Contact: 021 431 4511

Make your very own Lindt Gold Bunny at the Lindt Chocolate Studios

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If you are in Cape Town or Johannesburg, the Lindt Chocolate Studios are offering the chance for you to bring the magic of Easter alive with this fun and interactive class, exclusively brought to you by our passionate Lindt Master Chocolatiers. First, mould your very own Lindt Gold Bunny followed by creating and decorating an indulgent chocolate garden all made with the finest Lindt Chocolate. The class costs R195 and is approximately 1 hour long. 

Cost: R345 pp
Location: Shop 2, Silo 2, Silo District Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
Hours: Mon-Sun: 09h00-18h00
Contact: 021 831 0360

Easter at The Alphen

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Enjoy an adventure for the whole family with the Alphen’s Easter Sunday egg hunt open to in-house guests and diners at Blanko and La Belle. If you’re feeling more on the fancy side, head over to Incognito for an Easter inspired afternoon Celebration Tea.

Cost: Easter Egg Hunt: Complementary with lunch at La Belle or Blank | Incognito Easter Tea: R285 pp
Location: The Alphen Boutique Hotel, Alphen Drive, Constantia
Hours: La Belle & Blanko Lunchtime: 12h00 – 16h00 | Easter Egg Hunt: 14h00 | Incognito Easter Tea: 14h00 – 17h00
Contact: 021 795 6300

Easter Weekend at Benguela Cove

Bring your entire family and friends to celebrate Easter weekend 2020 at Benguela Cove. Feast on their creative Good Friday dinner, Easter Saturday dinner and Easter Sunday lunch menu. Enjoy a relaxed memorable Easter weekend experience socialising with family and friends whilst indulging in a carefully crafted Easter menu suited for all tastes.

Location: Benguela Cove, Bot River Lagoon Walker Bay, Hermanus
Hours:  10 April – Good Friday Dinner | 18:00  – 21:00 | 11 April – Easter Saturday Dinner | 18:00  – 21:00 | 12 April – Easter Sunday Lunch | 12:00 -15:00
Contact:083645 6198

Easter At Quoin Rock Wine Estate

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Easter is a wonderful time to celebrate family and create lifelong memories. To build on this cherished tradition Quoin Rock Wine Estate is hosting two epicurean events to delight in. Easter Sunday, on 12 April 2020, Quoin Rock welcomes both adults and children to indulge in an outdoor experience with a picnic basket full of Quoin Rock’s finest delicacies, or refined dining at world class Gåte Restaurant, a six-course lunch highlights the latest innovations from the estate’s top-end kitchen.

Cost: Easter Sunday Picnic: R400pp | Easter Picnic & Hunt For Child: R250 | Gate Restaurant Lunch: R1240pp, Children R300
Location: Quion Rock, 7600 Knorhoek Rd, Stellenbosch
Hours: Easter Picnic : 12h00 – 17h00 | Gate Easter Lunch: 12h00 – 17h00
Contact: 021 888 4740

Easter Month With Stellenbosch Hills

This April, Stellenbosch Hills brings you a Hot Cross Bun and Wine Pairing! First up will be the Traditional Hot Cross Bun – no raisins included, along with some of their finest Chardonnay. Then comes the Spiced Hot Cross Bun, festooned with cinnamon, cloves, cardamom and nutmeg; served with delicious Stellenbosch Hills Shiraz 2017. The grand finale features a Chocolate Hot Cross Bun with the perfect decadent partner – the Stellenbosch Hills Bushvine Pinotage 2017.

Cost: Hot Cross Bun Pairing: R55 pp
Location: Stellenbosch Hills, Vlottenburg, Stellenbosch
Date: April 1- April 30
Contact: 021 881 3828/9


If Easter events aren’t your thing –  see how to make a glorious Easter feast at home.

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