CAPE TOWN’S champagne fans have another reason to celebrate summer as Veuve Clicquot presents Yelloweek, from February 23 until March 3 – a bright week of champagne experiences taking place at some the city’s most sought-after destinations. From the glamorous palm-lined Camps Bay strip to the heart of the city, you can expect a line-up of experiences ranging from champagne brunches to rooftop parties.
Saturday, February 23: Yellow Brunch at Roast and Co
Book your perfect champagne brunch and enjoy a chilled glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label on arrival and a three-course meal by celebrity chef Lapo Magni. DJs Mix and Leyton Lee will be spinning tunes at one of Cape Town’s hip and happening spots, complete with dreamy heritage courtyard.
Venue: Roast and Co. Bree Street Cape Town
Time: 11am – 5pm
Yelloweek offer: On arrival, enjoy a glass or bottle of Veuve Clicquot paired with a delicious three-course meal. R345 for a three-course meal with a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label on arrival. R165 per glass, R850 per bottle, R1600 for the magnum.
Booking: 021 424 6372
Sunday, February 24: The Yellow Pool Party at The Bay Hotel
A perfectly chilled glass of champagne by the pool is one of life’s great joys … but thanks to Veuve Clicquot you can sip yours with views of Camps Bay’s perfect white sand beach listening to a DJ spinning the hottest summer beats.
Venue: The Bay Hotel, Camps Bay
Time: 2pm – 8pm
Yelloweek offer: R190 not only buys you a day pass for the exclusive pool area at The Bay Hotel but access to the pool party experience and a glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label. You can also pop a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R999. Various champagne and food options available.
Booking: 021 430 4013
Monday, February 25: Yellow Tasting at Mount Nelson
Nestled in the heart of Cape Town, Belmond Mount Nelson will offer a unique Veuve Clicquot champagne tasting experience with Veuve Clicquot varietals. Only 12 spots available to book your spot now at this iconic hotel.
Venue: The Belmond Mount Nelson
Time: Arrival 6:30 for 7pm
Yelloweek offer: Enjoy a five-course champagne tasting with five champagne varietals for two guests accompanied by hors d’oeuvre at the chefs table for R1800 a person.
Booking: 021 483 1000
Tuesday, February 26: Yellow Tapas at Villa 47
Locanda at Villa 47 is the epitome of a relaxed Italian bistro with regional speciality dishes prepared by Italian chef Vittorio Bianchi, under the leadership of head chef, Clayton Bell. Locanda loosely translates to “hotel” or “inn”, and while accommodation is not on the menu, Yelloweek diners are invited to enjoy and share in Villa 47’s passion for the finest quality Italian tapas accompanied by a glass or a bottle of Veuve Cliquot Yellow Label of course.
Venue: Villa 47, 47 Bree Street
Time: 6pm until late
Yelloweek offer: A trio of Italian Tapas designed to complement Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label when ordering either a glass at R215 or a bottle at R815.
Booking: 021 418 2740
Wednesday, February 27: Yellow Dining at LIFE Grand Café
Housed in a heritage building on the water’s edge at the V&A Waterfront, LIFE Grand Café boasts stunning views across the harbour as well as Table Mountain, Lion’s Head and Signal Hill. The creative menus feature Mediterranean-style cuisine made with fresh local produce. Could there be a better end to a Cape Town summer day than sipping a glass of chilled champagne overlooking a scenic harbour view?
Venue: LIFE Grand Café, V&A Waterfront
Time: 6pm till late
Yelloweek offer: Enjoy a two-course meal for two guests accompanied by a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R1500
Booking: 021 205 1902
Thursday, February 28: Yellow Fusion at Macau Restaurant
Macau Asian Tavern offers diners a rare taste of Macanese cuisine – a flavour-rich combination of Portuguese and Chinese influences originating in the south China province of Macau. Situated in a characterful Victorian building that was once home to the peerless Savoy Cabbage, downstairs is a dining section with booths and a bar beckons (the kind you’d expect to see in a sushi or ramen restaurant), while upstairs is a decidedly more genteel cocktail bar and lounge.
Venue: Macau Restaurant, 101 Hout St, Cape Town
Time: 7.30pm till late
Yelloweek offer: A signature Macau Roll and glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R250; order a bottle with the signature Macau Roll for R1150 or order just a bottle for R975.
Booking: 021 422 2400
Friday, March 1: Yellow Rooftop Party at Radisson Red Rooftop
This sexy rooftop spot perched atop the new Radisson RED Hotel is the ideal place to kick off the weekend’s festivities with the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo warm-up party. With views of Table Mountain and the V&A Waterfront, this rooftop is Cape Town’s most celebrated new early-to-late hangout.
Venue: Radisson RED hotel Roof Bar, South Arm Road, V&A Waterfront
Time: 5pm – 9pm
Yelloweek offer: A glass of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and any pizza for R250, or a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label and any pizza for R950. Lastly, order just a glass for R150 and a bottle for R850.
Booking: 087 086 1578
Saturday, March 2: Yellow Polo
Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo at Val de Vie has firmly established itself as one of the country’s most prestigious events and is proud to be a part of Veuve Clicquot’s illustrious international polo calendar.
Booking is essential via http://vcmasterspolo.co.za
Venue: Val de Vie Estate, Paarl
Time: 2pm – 7pm
Dress code: Polo Chic
Sunday, March 3: Yellow Sunday After-Party at Café Caprice
Open since 1999, Café Caprice is the epitome of Cape Town’s cosmopolitan social scene. Directly across from Camps Bay Beach, join the Veuve Clicquot Masters Polo after-party at this ultimate beach-side location.
Venue: Café Caprice, Camps Bay
Time: 2pm – 8pm
Offer: Purchase a sushi platter for two and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R1150 or just a bottle for R975.
Booking: 021 438 8315
Burger & Lobster
Four bar bites and a bottle of Veuve Yellow for R999.
Burger & Lobster tower and bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R1499.
Willoughby & Co
Tuna tartar and a 375ml bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R575 or Willoughby & Co take on salmon sashimi with a 750ml bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow label for R950.
Camps Bay Retreat
Perfect your picnic with a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label bottle for R999.
Enjoy a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label for R730 including tapas of ribs & chips.
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