Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Cape Town,Cuisine | on: February 25, 2015



From casual outdoor lunches to intimate gourmet dinner cuisine, Taj Cape Town is famed for its range of fine dining experiences and relaxed settings.

Distinct, elegant and enticing, Taj Cape Town’s renowned dining venues are re-invigorating their offerings as the Mother City looks towards a fresh new year.  During this time of renewal, we are pleased to announce the launch of new the menus for 2015 across Bombay Brasserie; Mint, the Local Grill and the Twankey Bar.

Bombay Brasserie

The luxurious decor and rich, elegant atmosphere of the Bombay Brasserie creates an opulent, yet classic, setting for a speciality fine-dining experience infused with intimacy and exclusivity. Here, traditional ingredients are skilfully prepared and presented in a contemporary style by Executive Sous Chef, Harpreet Longani and her team. Our highly acclaimed menu represents the epitome of fine-dining Indian gourmet cuisine.

Highlights of this incredible menu include items such as the Asafoetida green peas and potato “Tikki” cakes with sweet tamarind chutney or even a new take on a local favourite, stuffed paneer jalapenos.

Mint, the Local Grill

Specializing in innovative international and local dishes; Mint, the Local Grill is a surprisingly intimate three-level all-day dining restaurant. A warm, welcoming atmosphere is ever present with floor-to-ceiling sliding glass doors which open onto St Georges Mall for outdoor dining, as well as a spectacular open-plan show kitchen. The mezzanine level is also perfect for private functions and the la carte menu and light meals are ideal for business lunches, dinners and celebrations.

Our new ‘Simply Mint’ a la carte lunch menu features fresh tempting dishes such as smoked chipotle chicken wings; slow cooked asian pork belly and turkey, brie & cranberry on a grilled panini.

Twankey Bar

The Twankey Bar is famed for its tapas style small plates along with its expertly crafted cocktails, exceptionally fine selection of local wines & bubble’s and the freshest Guinness served in Cape Town. The Twankey Bar also specialises in locally produced craft beers including the country’s finest brewers. Guests can enjoy Devils Peak, Darling Brew, Jack Black Brewing Co, Robsons, Boston Breweries and Everson’s while meeting friends, mingling with the locals and enjoying music from the live entertainment and a DJ.

The new Twankey Bar menu includes smoked chipotle BBQ chicken wings, lamb & raisin samoosas; pulled pork tacos; sundried tomato, olive and feta bruschette as well as the vegetable mezze platter for two.

To make a reservation contact; 021 819 2000 /

Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in the heart of the Mother City and is home to such fine dining establishments as Bombay Brasserie; Mint, the Local Grill and the ultra-trendy The Twankey Bar – on the corner of Wale Street  and Adderley Street.

Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Accommodation,Activities,Cape Town,Cuisine,Events | on: September 12, 2014




The year end is a time for celebrating achievements and successes after wrapping up a year of of hard work. Whatever your year-end party or function requirements are, Taj Cape Town can accommodate all styles to make your end of the year celebration one to remember.

With seven function venues found on the first floor of Taj Cape Town, all beautifully restored, featuring natural light and subtle elegant finishing’s and 2 spectacular meetings and events space located adjacent to the hotel, The Reserve at Taj Cape Town, are the perfect spaces to create a lavish cocktail party or sophisticated Year End event.

Our private venues can accommodate all styles of exclusive events for between 6 and 400 guests and includes such spectacular venues as:

The Vault

Built in the 1920s as a walk-in vault for the African Banking Corporation, The Vault below the Reserve at Taj Cape Town is an ideal venue for year end business lunches, wine tastings, themed banquets and a variety of extraordinary year end functions. Guests can also experience food and wine pairing, whisky tasting, cocktail events and more for a year end event with a difference.

Bombay Brasserie

Indian cuisine comes alive in the imaginative and dramatic setting of the luxurious Bombay Brasserie. Private and corporate 3 course and 2 course lavish lunches are available at the award winning restaurant with a minimum of 15 guests per seating and may be booked for exclusive use during lunch time.

Twankey Bar

Open from Monday to Friday from 07h00 until late, and Saturday from 14h00 until late, the Twankey Bar is the ideal venue for any informal get-together or party. Event organisers can choose from a variety of sumptuous tapas or pre-order a tailor-made menu for a specific occasion. Up to 30 guests can be accommodated for an exclusive year-end celebration on the mezzanine level or up to 120 guests for a private celebration.

The year end is also the time to treat or reward those around you. Our Jiva Grande Spa now also offers guests the opportunity to experience a year of ultimate relaxation and rejuvenation with our Jiva Grande Spa Gift Vouchers. Purchase 10 of these beautifully presented vouchers for a tempting selection of treatments at the spa and we will delight you with 2 complementary vouchers.

Event organisers looking to book and confirm before the 31st September will receive 20% discount on venue hire and those booking a private event for 30 or more guests will receive one-night complimentary accommodation for 2 persons in a luxury room at Taj Cape Town including breakfast.  These special accommodation rates are available for all year-end events and Taj Gift vouchers are available for Jiva Grande Spa and Restaurant experiences.

From authentic Indian dinner experiences and lunch buffets to wine galleries and unique events venues, Taj Cape Town as the perfect space for your year end events.

The Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in Cape Town in heart of the city centre and a variety of year end event venues as well as such fine dining establishments as Bombay Brasserie, Twankey Bar and Mint, the Local Grill.

Click here to view our meeting and events capacity sheet or for more information or to view the venue, contact:




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