Tis the Season to be Jolly

9 Dec

Festive season or season of festivities, no matter how you look at it, summer is here and brings with it dinner parties, cocktail parties, weddings, baby showers, and just about any reason to get out and socialise is a good enough of a reason to do so. Capetonians and tourists alike know there is no shortage for choice when it comes to venues in and around Cape Town and as lovely as it is to have all these options it often proves to be as much of a pain as a blessing, in that it’s just so hard to decide which venue you would like to go to. Luckily The Alphen Boutique Hotel has not one, two but three options for you to choose from so you can now enjoy various atmospheres in one magical venue.

Enjoy a tea party at la Belle

There is no need to travel to France to enjoy a quaint bistro style lunch or tea party; in fact you need not leave Cape Town. Simply pull into La Belle with a group of friends and enjoy an array of delicious confectionaries with the finest warm beverages under the historical oak trees on our estate. La Belle is the perfect venue for your baby showers, kitchen teas, catch up lunch session with friends or if you’re simply looking for an intimate lunch venue, this is definitely the place for you.












Take La Belle home with you

Not everyone is an avid baker and even fewer so are any good at it… none the less many people prefer entertaining in the comfort of their own home… Imagine being able to host your very own high tea with a spread fit for royalty? Now you can, Simply pre-order your baked goods and confectionaries from La Belle, plate them on your favourite server and pretend you were up all night slaving away to produce the amazing myriad of delicious treats presented to your guests… It’s the only way to entertain!











Our lawns are perfect for your events.

Who wants to be indoors when the sun is out? We most certainly don’t! So if not for yourself, then do it for us and host your event on our immaculate lawns. We will set up an affair that is bound to have your guests talking for days, and position you as the queen/king of sauvé affairs! Whether you want to host a simple tapas and cocktail do or an elaborate 5 course dinner, we assure you will not be disappointed!











New Years Eve at 5 Rooms Restaurant

Be the talk of the dinner club and host a dinner party at 5 Rooms. Not only will the fusion of Bohemian chic and old school Cape Dutch style create an atmosphere which transports one to a dream like state of lavishness, the intimacy of the five rooms creates one’s own cocoon and sense of proprietorship.

On the note of dinner parties, be sure to join us this New Years Eve as we enter the New Year in true Alphen fashion. On the cards for the evening is a delicious 5 star 6 course meal. No party is complete without music and 5 Rooms will not disappoint with the live entertainment provided.











Pool Side Parties at Rose Bar

Last month we told you all about the new cocktail menu on offer at the Rose Bar, this month we would like to entice you even more by painting you a picture if how to enjoy said cocktail. It’s a Friday afternoon, and you have no plans for the night, but are itching to make something special and memorable of your night…

Step one, call up your favourite people (preferably people you know).

Step two, meet at The Rose Bar at The Alphen Boutique Hotel.

Step three, select a cocktail from our new cocktail menu. (Preferably a Rose Bar signature drink)

Step four, engage in casual conversation with your friends, sip on cocktails,enjoy the view and the music.

Step five, Enjoy your evening.

So what are you waiting for?!? Take the first step.











Recover from the party

Everyone knows there is no better cure for a fuzzy head from one too many cocktails than a hearty breakfast… Unfortunately no one wants to wake up at the brink of dawn to acquire said breakfast and more than likely will not be in the mood to prepare it for one’s self… As always, we at the The Alphen luxury five star boutique hotel have the solution to this unwelcome predicament; Breakfast at La Belle. Now you can enjoy anything from blueberry flapjacks to traditional omelettes and for the really hungry maybe a The Alphen Breakfast is the fix you need? Rehydrate yourself with one of our Raw Juices or Ice Teas, and then perhaps build your way up to another cocktail at the Rose Bar ;)


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