We are in the final stretch of 2017 and the festive season is almost upon us. The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa in Cape Town is the perfect place to make the last few months of the year memorable. From braai buffets to superb wine dinners, to the tastiest High Teas, there’s a treat for every taste bud in the breath-taking setting overlooking the endless Atlantic coastline.

October Festivities

High tea devotees and all those with a sweet tooth can enjoy The Twelve Apostles’ decadent High Tea By the Sea this October, whilst contributing to CANSA’s important work. Held in the Leopard Bar and Conservatory, The Twelve Apostles’ famous daily ritual showcases their pastry chef’s many signature delicacies served with loose leafed tea and speciality coffee. In honour of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, The Twelve Apostles will donate R25 from the cost of the high tea to this worthy cause. The Cost is R275 per person.
If you’re looking for an evening filled with delicious food, fragrant wine and festive hospitality then book for the Delheim Wine Dinner on the 27th of October. Produced on a family-owned wine estate in the Simonsberg Mountains, these superb wines have been made by the Sperling family for generations. Hosted by renowned cellar master, Reg Holder, and executive chef, Christo Pretorius, this sumptuous four-course paired dinner will be served in the award-winning Azure Restaurant.  Cost is R585 per person and includes meal, wine, water and gratuity.

November Festivities

From the 1st of November, get your weekends off to a rolling start with the Twelve Apostles’ NEW Super Saturday SPA Special. Starting at 09:30, indulge in a luxurious spa experience, followed by a lazy Lunch in the Azure Restaurant, all for only R1085 per person.  The package includes a glass of bubbly on arrival; a 60-minute Swedish massage from 09h15 – 10h15; complimentary use of the temperature controlled plunge pools, floatation tank and tranquility lounge, and a two-course lunch from 12h30.

The Azure Restaurant sets the stage for the final food and wine dinner of the year, with Bouchard Finlayson on Friday 24 November where foodies and wine connoisseurs alike can enjoy a delicious four-course dinner paired with a selection of Bouchard Finlayson’s finest vintages. Bouchard Finlayson, owned by The Tollman Family, who also own The Twelve Apostles, is a small cellar dedicated to the quality production of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and their acclaimed Pinot Noir. Cost is R585 per person and includes meal, wine, water and gratuity.

December Festivities

Celebrate the Day of Reconciliation and South Africa’s diverse culinary heritage on 16 December with a Braai Buffet in the Azure Restaurant. A typically informal affair, perfect for a Summer’s day. Guests can look forward to Executive Chef Christo Pretorius’ creative and tasty ‘Gourmet Boerie Roll’ among other traditional delicacies. Cost is R395 per person and includes a starter, main and dessert.

There is no merrier way to get into the festive spirit than with a Christmas Eve Dinner in the Azure Restaurant or Atlantic Terrace Marquee. Guests will be welcomed with a glass of Sangria on arrival before settling in for an indulgent five-course set menu. Bring the whole family to enjoy live entertainment in a party atmosphere at a cost of R1450 per person –  includes a welcome drink, canapes, a five-course dinner and gratuity.

The Azure Restaurant and Atlantic Terrace Marquee is the place to be for a deliciously extravagant and festive Christmas Lunch Buffet on December the 25th. The generous lunch selection includes festive season favourites; from mulled wine, gammon and turkey to mince pies and fruitcake. Father Christmas will be there along with Christmas crackers, festive hats, and live entertainment.  Cost is R1250 per person and includes a welcome drink, buffet lunch and gratuity.

Don your brightest festival gear and say goodbye or despedida (in Portuguese) to 2017 in Rio Carnival style. Festive fun, oodles of bubbly and a decadent six-course meal awaits as we celebrate the arrival of the New Year with all the glamour and glitz of Brasil’s most famous event. Cost is R3250 per person in both the Azure Restaurant and Atlantic Terrace Marquee and includes a glass of sparkling wine on arrival; six-course menu; a glass of champagne at midnight and gratuity. The Dress code is Black Tie/Carnival Splendour.

End the year with a bang

The Twelve Apostles has much to offer in terms of entertainment and lifestyle events. You can even have your end of year function at The Twelve Apostles. Whether you want to host a grand affair or an intimately exclusive event, make an impression and show your appreciation with The Twelve Apostles’ superb cuisine and impeccable service. Bookings will be open from 1 November 2016. Book early to avoid disappointment.

Azure Restaurant


For information on more extraordinary experiences at The Twelve Apostles, contact them via the details below:

E:         reservations1@12apostles.co.za

W:        www.12apostleshotel.com

Tel: 021 437 9029 or restaurants@12apostles.co.za

Tel: 021 437 9060 or thespa@12apostles.co.za