Things to do this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Things to do this Valentine’s Day in Cape Town

Adore it or abhor it, you can’t escape the universal day of love. And while Valentine’s Day (14 February, for those who tend to forget) has become an age-old tradition defined by shop-bought red roses, heart-smattered teddy bears and boxes upon boxes of gooey chocolates, your personal Cupid-themed celebration doesn’t have to be quite so cliché. So, if you’re looking to spend Valentine’s Day in Cape Town (or any other amorous special occasion, for that matter), think outside the heart-shaped box and woo him or her with a truly inspired romantic escapade.

 

From incredible dinners and hotel stays to unique couples’ experiences and exclusive promos, here’s our pick of things to do this V-Day in Cape Town.

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SOME MORE ROMANTIC IDEAS AND EVENTS

Keep an eye out for some cool date ideas and a great selection of romantic things to do in Cape Town.

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Asian Food Night

Asian Food Night

Back by popular demand is the second edition of Jack Black’s Asian Food Night – and boy are our mouths watering!

Expect the same delicious flavours as last year’s sold out event, with signature dishes crafted by our Asian food-obsessed resident chef.

MENU

Starters:
– Young Edamame Beans in the pod with sea salt flakes and Teriyaki sauce (R48)
– Free Range chicken skewers served with our famous satay sauce (R64)

Mains:
– 100% beef burger patty basted with a hoisan BBQ sauce, on a bed of coleslaw and coriander spring onion curls on a freshly baked seeded bun. Served with our hand cut fries. (R95)
– Tofu ramen with spring onions, beansprouts, cabbage, chilli and a 7 minute egg. (R78)
– Pork belly ramen with spring onions, beansprouts, cabbage, chilli and a 7 minute egg. (R110)
– Spiced duck breast on a fresh Vietnamese salad of rice noodles, carrot, cucumber, bean sprouts and peanuts. (R120)
– Salmon Stack: a sesame-cabbage pancake topped with a fresh cucumber salad and a Thai-style salmon fish cake. (R125)

Dessert:
– Coconut and lime panna cotta with black sesame brittle. R48

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Due to the nature of the event we will be setting aside our regular a la carte menu and serving off the evening’s special menu only.

Date: 7 February 2018

Time: 17:00–21:30

Venue: Jack Black Beer, 10 Brigid Road, Diep River

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Food Truck Friday

Food Truck Friday

Let that holiday feeling linger a little longer and join us for the first Food Truck Friday of 2018! It may be hot out, but our beer is cold and the food is tasty.

This month The EEZY Eetery and Mon Ami French Afrik Bistro are parking their trucks in our open air courtyard, and offering up a range of delicious food to sink your teeth into – think gourmet burgers, delicious wraps, and footlong hotdogs.

Wash it all down with a fresh beer – straight from the source!

To see to the vibe we’re bringing in Manny Walters and the Jimm Harisson Project

As always, it’s gonna be a goodie!

Entrance is free of charge.

Date: 26 January 2018

Time: Friday at 16:00–22:00

Venue: Jack Black Beer, 10 Brigid Road, Diep River

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Christmas Carols in the Park

Christmas Carols in the Park

River Word Church Christmas Carols in the park come and join us as we uplift the King of Kings, Santa will be there with gifts for all kids it will take place at Churchill Street park in Plumstead all are welcome, featuring Rwc band and guest artist don’t miss this event.

Date: 10 December 2017

Time: 17:00–20:00

Venue: River Word Church, Corner Attlee and Churchill street, Plumstead

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The Treasure Box

The Treasure Box

We are doing a NIGHT market!

Think second hand goods, lovely food, iced cold beverages, sunset and very cool sparkly lights. We also have a few surprises up our sleeve so if you want to bring your party to us…. please do so, we would love to have you!

Pop in for the last minute Christmas gift, some decoration ideas and most definitely supper for the whole family (without breaking the bank).

If you would like to be a vendor, contact us a.s.a.p.

R120 per stall
Limited space available
Free entry, free parking, wonderful kids play area ♥
A second hand goods market. Food and beverages on sale.

Date: Tuesday 5th December 6pm – 10pm
Venue: Plumstead Tennis Club, Victoria Road

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Wavescape Artboard Auction

Wavescape Artboard Auction

The Wavescape Art Board Project has been raising awareness and funds for ocean charities since 2005. We invite artists to turn surfboards into art for an exhibition and auction. This year, comedian Rob Van Vuuren will run the auction at the Jack Black Brewery for some fund-raising, fun and frivolity.

Auction
Sold to highest bidder on night of the auction: Tues 28 November. Doors open 7pm. Auction starts 8pm, although Rob will no doubt do some comedy first. Contact us if you would like to bid by proxy or phone. shani@wavescape.co.za / 0835095106

2017 Board Shape
The boards are based on the Mini Simmons. Thank you to York Surf & Craig Paul.

Charities
Since 2005, we donate proceeds of the auction to the NSRI, Shark Spottersand Waves for Change. We have helped fund several NSRI boats and helped the Shark Spotters keep surfers and sharks in mostly harmonious co-habitation. This year will will also be donating to Adaptive Surfing – Parasurfing South Africa and the 9Miles Project

AUCTION: 28TH NOVEMBER 2017 / Jack Black Beer

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Community Imbizo

Community Imbizo

This event is hosted by the Diep River Community Policing Forum where we will be commemorating the start of the 16 days of Activism for gender and domestic abuse. There will be activities throughout the day and food stalls as well as organisations that deal with abuse to let the community know there are places available that can help.

Support the local community security providers as well as neighbourhood watches by buying some food from the stalls. As it is the start of the 16 days of activism, there will be companies and government departments also taking part advertising their services for the public. There will be entertainment throughout the event, snake show, fire safety display, marimba band, drumming and lots more… Please come support the Diep River CPF and SAPS.

Date: 25 November 2017

Time: 9:00–14:00

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Vegan Goods Market Plumstead

Vegan Goods Market Plumstead

This October, you can get your vegan fix every single Saturday at the Vegan Goods Market – just because it’s the Cape Town Vegan Challenge | October 2017 and we’re loving the vegan vibes!

When: Saturday 28 October, 9 am-2 pm

Where: Khanyisa Waldorf School, Plumstead

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Food Truck Friday – Halloween

Food Truck Friday – Halloween

This time we will be celebrating Halloween and we will be giving away some amazing prizes for the best dressed guests – So be sure to pull out all the stops for this one!

Joining us is Scandalous Food Truck & JACK RABBiT who will be serving up some delicious food! We also have Ryan Kidwell music & Jambo Africa performing live to keep you grooving whilst sipping on some smooth brews.

Friday 27th October 2017

Time – 4pm – 10pm

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Quiz Night

Quiz Night

Get your thinking caps on, cause it’s Quiz Night at the Taproom, hosted by OMG Quiz Nights.

 

R50pp secures your seat and gets you a 330ml Beer of your choice. Teams of up to 6 people are allowed. Great prizes up for grabs: 1st Prize – R300 bar tab, 2nd place – R150 bar tab, plus a few surprises in between!

**BOOKINGS ARE ESSENTIAL**

26th October 2017

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