Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Cuisine | on: June 4, 2014


Father’s Day is a day to honour our fathers for everything they have done for us, a day to express our gratitude towards our dads for all their love and support.

The Taj Cape Town is pleased to invite all fathers to a relaxed Jazz brunch at Mint, the Local Grill which, in association with Land Rover South Africa, will present an unforgettable Father’s Day on 15 June 2014.

Father’s and their loved ones will be treated to a special Whiskey cocktail when they arrive to the sounds of a live Jazz Saxophonist. Dads can then register and receive their lucky draw tickets for various Land Rover prizes and experiences whilst enjoying their pre-lunch refreshments.

Executive Sous Chef, Mark Smith is preparing a 3 Course Choice menu, featuring items specially created for dad, such as; Southern fried chicken wings with avocado salsa, Beef Carpaccio with fresh basil pesto, Cured Salmon with roasted beetroot salad; Homemade beef burgers topped with chunky blue cheese, crispy bacon and mushrooms; West Coast Sole with lemon caper butter. Delectable desserts will also include warm Malva pudding with homemade custard, Koeksisters with Milk Tart ice cream, warm chocolate pudding with French vanilla ice cream.

At 13h30, Chef will do the honours and pull the various winning tickets from the chef’s hat. Land Rover South Africa has generously arranged for numerous prizes and adrenalin injecting experiences with options including Land Rover gift packs, a day of sand duning in the stylish Land Rover Evoque, an off-road 4×4 expedition in a Land Rover Defender, driving courses through Stellenbosch or tickets to a Super 15 rugby game at Newlands Stadium with three friends.

The Father’s day Jazz Lunch will be taking place at Mint, the Local Grill from 12h00 on Sunday, 15 June with a choice menu at R295 per person.  This Father’s Day promises to be one Dad will never forget, so spoil him with an appetizing brunch, soulful jazz and the chance of a lifetime at Mint, the Local Grill.

The Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in Cape Town in heart of the city centre. The Taj Cape Town would like to invite all dads and families to join us in celebrating this Father’s Day with Mint, the Local Grill and Land Rover South Africa.

To reserve a booking for the Father’s Day Brunch in Mint, The Local Grill, please contact Taj Cape Town at or telephone; 021 819 2000.

Posted by: Taj Cape Town | Posted in Activities,Cape Town,Cuisine | on: April 9, 2014


This Easter Taj Cape Town has compiled a cornucopia of tantalising Easter temptations, including a delightful Chocolate Afternoon Tea, our famously irresistible Hot-Cross buns and our traditional Easter Jazz Breakfast and Brunch.

An enticing Full English breakfast awaits at Mint, the Local Grill along with our special Hot Cross Buns. Our Breakfast Menu consists of hearty favourites such as scrambled eggs, sausages, bacon, tomatoes and mushrooms, as well as yoghurts, cereals and fruit. Included are Danish Pastries and Croissants with both Meat and Cheese Platters.

Breakfast will be followed by our Easter Jazz Brunch which will delight the senses with an array of appetisers from Chicken Liver Pate with Onion Marmalade to Hummus with Pita Bread. Caprese and Garden Salads as well as an assorted Bread Basket and Pickles and Chutney are also included. Our main menu includes favourites like ‘Butter Chicken’ with Cumin Basmati Rice Pilaf alongside Beef Wellington with Rosemary Roast Potatoes and Mediterranean Vegetables with Olive Couscous. Tiramisu, Fruit Pavlova, Seasonal Cut Fruits and Ice Cream rounds out the deserts with more Hot Cross Buns.

Easter Breakfast at Mint, The Local Grill is from 07h00 – 11h00 at R190 per person, brunch is from 11h30 – 15h00 at R300 per person. Live Jazz music will entertain throughout for an exceptionally relaxed Easter atmosphere.

Easter once again brings the return of our decadent Chocolate Afternoon Tea buffet. This astounding chocolate showcase can be found in our Lobby Lounge and can be enjoyed between 14h00 and 17h00 at R195 per person. Enjoy some of the finest loose leaf teas the world has to offer brought to you by TWG Teas from Singapore while live classical music sets the scene as you indulge your sweet tooth with this amazing selection.

Make this Easter special for your loved ones and indulge in sweet delicacies and happiness this year at Taj Cape Town and Mint, The Local Grill.

The Taj Cape Town offers luxury accommodation in Cape Town and welcomes all to enjoy a delicious and family friendly Easter at our fine dining restaurants on Easter Sunday. For reservations or more details contact or 021 819 2000.




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