Opulent Taste Archive

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A festive wilderness adventure

The luxurious ecological oasis of Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve & Wellness Retreat, located in the breath-taking Cederberg Mountains, is presenting a range of delectable dining experiences in spectacular venues within the reserve for this festive season.

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Nominees for the best restaurants announced

Opulent Living is so looking forward to the star-studded event that will take place Sunday 16 November 2014 when the winners of the 2014 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards are announced.

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Christmas with a difference

The festive season is only a few months away, but as the French microbiologist Louis Pasteur is quoted as saying, “Fortune favours the prepared mind”.

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Cognac maker shows its artistic edge

Famed Cognac Maison Jas Hennessy & Co., or more simply Hennessy, has made it a habit in recent times to collaborate with some of the worlds most accomplished and influential modern artists.


The new luxury bar to be at

UMI Restaurant, Opulent Living’s most highly recommended Japanese cuisine restaurant in Camps Bay, has launch and opened a luxuriant and exclusive Whisky Bar.

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A whisky half a century in the making

Founded in 1840 in Speyside, Scotland by a pair of smuggling brothers, John and James Grant, Glen Grant whiskey has over the decades easily shed its outlaw beginnings.


Don’t expect traditional fine dining

We at Opulent Living treasure great food and were more than happy to experience the fine cuisine of 5 Rooms at the picturesque five-star Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia.


Japanese in Camps Bay

This past weekend, Opulent Living had the divine pleasure of experiencing the splendid Japanese cuisine of UMI Restaurant in The Marly, Camps Bay.

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A whiskey of impeccable taste

Earlier in the month the world’s most lauded Scotch whisky brand, Glenfiddich, opened the stopper on what’s sure to be another grand decanter of liquid gold, Glenfiddich Excellence 26 Year Old.

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Beautiful bistro and bakery

We are ecstatic that the famous La Belle Bistro & Bakery, most notably recognised at The Alphen Boutique Hotel in Constantia, has come to Camps Bay.

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