What's on at The Rubens
Browse our calendar of extraordinary experiences at The Rubens at the Palace, from seasonal cocktails and menus using the finest local produce, to unique tasting journeys and extra-special events. We go to great lengths to provide the very best experiences and welcome suggestions - please do feel free to let us know what may be of interest to you. We look forward to welcoming you in the coming months as we celebrate the changing seasons.
Our restaurants are consistently rated amongst Cape Town’s best, from the refined and special retreat of Azure Restaurant, to the laid-back charm of The Café Grill, infamous for Sushi By The Sea. Executive Chef Christo Pretorius uses only the finest, sustainable and organic ingredients, accompanied by hand-crafted wines from our sister vineyard Bouchard Finlayson, selected by our sommelier Gregory Mutambe.
Voted South Africa’s Best Hotel Restaurant at the 2020 World Culinary Awards, Azure blends panoramic sea views with a menu of exceptional Cape cuisine.
With sweeping views of the Table Mountain National Park, this relaxed dining destination offers an all-day menu of fresh and healthy café-style fare.
Watch the sun dip beyond the Atlantic Ocean as you sip on creative cocktails from our talented mixologists, while enjoying the live music that sets the mood each evening.
Sommelier Gregory Mutambe has a true passion for wine and food, and the wine list he has created is truly impressive. Discover an outstanding collection of the great names of the wine world and an intriguing selection of lesser-known vintages. Many of the wines are available by the glass, including a selection from the celebrated South African estate of Bouchard Finlayson, our sister vineyard.