Go Away Winter!

11 Sep

At the time of us writing this blog the rain was pummelling down outside, the wind was howling away like an angry woman who’s just been told those shoes are not part of the promotion and pictures of floods were going viral all over social media networks, it seemed so hard to believe that spring [...]

LA BELLE BISTRO & BAKERY NEW PASTRY SELECTION

2 Sep

Should you have a sweet tooth you will be unable to resist the following mouth-watering additions to our already popular pastry selection: Mocca Slice, Chocolate Brulee Gateaux, Ouma’s Herzoggies, Peanut Butter Fudge, Cranberry & Apple Bran Muffins. Scones, jam and cream are a treat reserved for weekends only. We also cater for those with gluten [...]

5 ROOMS RESTAURANT – NEW MENU TAKES SHAPE

2 Sep

Our recently-appointed executive chef, Charl Coetzee of la Belle Bistro & Bakery has been tasked to take our 5 Rooms Restaurant menu to the next level. The result is an explosion of flavour. Meals can be enjoyed under the stars or in the cosy comfort of indoors where our five original delft fireplaces add warmth [...]

ENJOY CRAYFISH BRAAIS THIS OCTOBER WITH THE ROSE BAR’S RE-OPENING

2 Sep

With summer on the horizon, our popular outdoor lounge, The Rose Bar, gears up for a garden-party season extraordinaire. Our pièce de résistance however, is the launch of our Friday, Saturday and Sunday crayfish braais starting at 12:30. More about this later… http://www.alphen.co.za/contact_us Share this

Spring Guidelines For The Avid Gardener

30 Aug

The Egyptian geese and their ducklings that parade around our gardens tell us there are certain tasks to complete and we’d like to share a few tips. By planting Diospyros Whyteana (Monkey Bladder) and Halleria Lucida we attract little sugarbirds in great numbers Because the weather hasn’t yet settled, we suggest you plant petunias mid [...]

The Alphen’s Bespoke Bathroom Butler Pamper

30 Aug

While you dine in five-star elegance in one of our eateries we will run your bath, add the specially-formulated fragrance of your choice, and the magical ingredients that promise a restful night’s sleep. Candles, incense, body scrub, champagne are all part of this enchanting extravagance. And remember our Romance Pamper – it’s that; and more… [...]

Work & Play This Winter at the Alphen

26 Aug

Work & Play This Winter at the Alphen   View out latest newsletter here Share this

Women’s Month At The Alphen

5 Aug

August is Women’s Month at The Alphen 5 Star Boutique Hotel. In honour of women everywhere we have crafted winter pamper packages to put the ladies in your life first. With two restaurants and a bar on your doorstep, and Cape Town only 15kms away, why not make our wonderland in the Constantia Valley the [...]

La Belle Bistro & Bakery Winter Recipe

5 Aug

Slow Braised Lamb Shoulder with Roast Garlic Mash   Click here to download the recipe Share this

The Rose Bar Winter Promotions

5 Aug

For the ladies out there wanting to relax over post work drinks on a Friday, or the couples up for Saturday afternoon lazing around, The Alphen 5 Star Boutique Hotel welcomes the Rose Bar weekend specials.   With gourmet Tapas platters, including wine for two, from only R160, we invite you to enjoy your Tempura [...]