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Spur suspends fees to help soften Covid-19 blow to franchisees

To help support its franchisees during the Covid-19 pandemic, the Spur Corporation suspended franchise fees for the second half of March and the whole of April...

2 days ago

Eat Out launches crowdfunding efforts for SA's restaurants, postpones Restaurant Awards

Eat Out has made a couple of decisions to assist the South African restaurant industry during the Covid-19 lockdown. In addition to launching a crowdfunding on GoFundMe and BackaBuddy to support local restaurants, Eat Out has also postponed its annual Restaurant Awards and has stopped reviewing restaurants...

3 days ago

Covid-19 and competition law: clothes, coffee shops, care services and more

What businesses in the retail sector need to know about competition law in the time of Covid-19...

By Cara du Plessis and Tenisha Burslem-Rotheroe 31 Mar 2020

These independent food businesses are still operating during #SALockdown

Studio H has compiled a list of independently-owned food businesses that are continuing to operate during the lockdown in South Africa...

31 Mar 2020

How SA's travel and wine industry is coping with the Covid-19 outbreak

We're in trouble. Weeks, even days ago, I never thought that I'd have to pen such words. As a result of Covid-19, we're essentially being forced to navigate waters that are not only unchartered but also as stormy as can be...

By Jared Ruttenberg 30 Mar 2020

#Covid19: SA restaurants to comply with nationwide lockdown

All restaurants, cafes, bars, coffee shops required to close...

25 Mar 2020

Covid-19 regulations limit alcohol sale hours

Government gazetted regulations on the national state of disaster have directed that taverns, restaurants and clubs must be closed by 6pm...

19 Mar 2020

Restaurants can play a crucial role in the fight against Covid-19

"Restaurants are quintessentially community serving and as such should play an active role in contributing to an overall preventative effort while continuing to serve its customers."

19 Mar 2020

Savour Hemel-en-Aarde's harmoniously matched food and wine at Creation Wine Estate

Hermanus is known as a whale-watcher's haven, but wine-lovers have ample reason to visit this sleepy hollow on the Walker Bay Wine Route, starting with Creation Wine Estate in the heavenly Hemel-en-Aarde Valley...

By Leigh Andrews 18 Mar 2020

The Dark Kitchen introduces JHB to a virtual, delivery-only restaurant

Veteran restaurateur Larry Hodes - the owner of Calexico at 44 Stanley, Arbour Café and Voodoo Lily - is introducing South Africa to a virtual, cloud and delivery-only restaurant, The Dark Kitchen...

17 Mar 2020

Singita Kwitonda Lodge features on Travel + Leisure's 2020 It List

Opened in August 2019, the lodge, named after a legendary silverback gorilla, is set on 178 acres on the edge of Volcanoes National Park, with which it shares a 1.2km border...

12 Mar 2020

Loadshedding hits the unprepared in retail and hospitality

Eskom's ongoing loadshedding has disrupted the daily operations of many retailers and businesses within South Africa's hospitality industry, states research conducted by customer experience specialists nlighten.

11 Mar 2020

To be sold: Amanzingwe Lodge

Amanzingwe: Lodge, restaurant, conference centre, wedding chapels and spa. 49.5 hectares, 48 rooms, two chapels and much more, is to be sold by appointed liquidators...

Issued by Amanzingwe Holdings 11 Mar 2020

5th BAR Awards to be held in JHB

The SA BAR Awards has been postponed due to the Covid-19 outbreak. South Africa's leading bartenders will be recognised at the fifth SA Bartending Accolades & Recognition (BAR) Awards, which will be held at The Maslow Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg on 23 March 2020...

5 Mar 2020

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