Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: January 27, 2015


Taj Cape Town is rolling out the red carpet this Valentine’s Day for a romantic evening of vintage film flair as well as the finest speciality dining or relaxed cocktails.

Arrive in the hotel lobby and sip on a complimentary Belvedere Martini prepared by ‘James Bond’, while listening to a live pianist playing classic romantic movie soundtracks. To further conjure romance from a by-gone era, silent romantic movie classics will be shown in the background. Enjoy royal treatment on the red carpet and have the moment captured by a professional photographer as you step out of a 1938 vintage Hupmobile on display. Follow with a delightful dinner at South Africa’s finest Indian restaurant, Bombay Brasserie, or at Mint, the Local Grill, which specialises in innovative international and local cuisine.

Taj Cape Town has prepared an enchanting evening of romance, opulent luxury and classic charm at South Africa’s finest Indian restaurant, Bombay Brasserie, or at Mint, the Local Grill. Mint, the Local Grill, has created a three-course menu with classic favourites such as a beef bourguignon, slow cooked prime beef in a red wine sauce, baby onions, wild mushrooms and slow cooked crispy ‘bacon’ puree of roasted garlic potatoes; duck à l’orange, half a corn-fed duck, confit of leg and roasted breast with an orange peel glaze, green beans, rocket, spinach and potato fondant; or seared Norwegian salmon on ratatouille with a lemon and herb crust crushed potato cake.  An instrumental jazz duo playing in the background will create a relaxed ambience. Diners may arrive from 19:00 and the cost is R500 per person.

World renowned Executive Sous Chef, Harpreet Longani, at Bombay Brasserie, has also carefully designed a lavish six-course vintage Indian menu that will take diners on a culinary journey through India, one of the world’s most romantic destinations. Enjoy dishes such as, cranberry and walnut ‘Dahi Gujiya Chaat’ lentil dumpling with yoghurt and tamarind chutney; Malabar roast duck in corn shells with green mango ‘Pachdi’, and roast leg of lamb ‘Khushk Raan Sikandari’ pie with Kashmiri rista sauce. A harpist playing in the background will infuse the room with elegance and classic romance. Diners may arrive from 19:00 and the cost is R900 per person.

Finally, the ultra-trendy Twankey Bar provides the perfect setting for anyone wanting a casual evening with good friends, food, drinks and the lively sounds of a DJ playing between 21:00 and 24:00. There is no cover charge for the evening.

Couples can also enjoy a range of romantic Valentine’s Day promotions through the month of February at the Jiva Grande Spa, Taj Cape Town’s award winning Spa, including a relaxing, energising or detoxifying 60-minute Indian Aromatherapy for R695 per person or R1390 for a couple’s massage. A bottle of Veuve Cliquot Champagne and tray of chocolate dipped strawberries can make for an extra special addition to the day and can to be enjoyed in the relaxation area either before or after any treatment for R1 100 per couple.

Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Cape Town and is home to the finest luxury dining in Cape Town including the renowned Bombay Brasserie.

Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember and contact Taj Cape Town now at 021 819 2000 or email to secure your reservation or for more information.

Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Events | on: January 15, 2015



All the key players in African mining are preparing for the as the world’s largest mining conference returns to the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

Investing in African Mining Indaba is an annual professional conference dedicated to the expansion and development of mining interests in Africa. Industry professionals, including financiers, investors, mining professionals and government officials will be making their way to Cape Town with an aim to forge new business opportunities and foster vital relationships. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with more than 7,000 of the most internationally-diversified and influential delegates.

More than just a platform providing a catalyst for expansion, the Mining Indaba has also become the place where the ‘world connects with African mining.’ More so, the Mining Indaba has brought about an important shift in doctrine by putting a human face into mining deals. The whole mining investment value chain has been drawn in to participate in recent years and a bright new decade full of promise and opportunities lie ahead for guests attending the conference.

For attendees looking for accommodation, event venues or a cooperate meeting space over the span of the Mining Indaba, Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in the heart of Cape Town as well as a selection of grand and professional facilities including The Reserve at Taj Cape Town – a premier banqueting and events space. From single attendees to corporate groups, Taj Cape Town is equipped to meet every need including satellite conferencing and fully appointed boardrooms.

Having easy access to these facilities would be especially beneficial considering representatives from more than 110 countries, including national mining ministers, government leaders and regulators are set to attend. Add to these more than 2,300 international companies with vested interests as well as more than 45 African and non-African government delegations and it’s easy to see why the Mining Indaba is considered to be the world’s largest gathering of the most influential stakeholders in African mining.

Our City Specialist Guides and a Concierge team are ready to introduce attendees, their families and even corporate groups to the highlights and little known gems to be found in our beautiful Mother City. The finest luxury dining awaits our Mining Indaba guests of Taj Cape Town within the renowned Bombay Brasserie, while daily offerings of spectacular afternoon tea spreads and unique Cape wine tastings round out each perfect day in the historic city centre.

Guests of Taj Cape Town can also enjoy ultimate relaxation at the Jiva Grande Spa as well as having full access to our leisure & wellness facilities. These include an indoor heated swimming pool, fully equipped Technogym and separate male & female sauna, steam room and vitality pool.

The Investing in African Mining Indaba is set to take place from 9 -12 February 2015 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, conveniently situated on the Mother City’s beautiful Foreshore, within easy reach of Taj Cape Town and the historic city centre.

Reservations are essential for securing your place at one of the most sought after hotels in Cape Town. Do not hesitate to contact us at: as limited rooms are available.




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