Azure Restaurant at the five-star Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa has secured its place on the prestigious American Express® Platinum Fine Dining Awards list for the fourth year running. Azure was amongst only 18 restaurants in Cape Town to have been honoured in the prestigious 2016 listing.
Now in its 17th year, the American Express® Platinum Fine Dining Awards 'continue to set the bar for discerning guests seeking outstanding dining experiences. Consistent quality is a must and diners can rest assured that strict standards are being re-evaluated annually by the judges and their panel of experienced ‘ghost’ reviewers. The awards continue to grow, with an unprecedented 99 South African restaurants across a wide spectrum of styles, ethnicities and ambiences receiving the sought-after accolade this year – a reflection of South Africa’s unstoppable development as an eclectic fine dining nation'.
Tamsin Snyman, author, publisher and Academy Chair for the region African & the Indian Ocean Islands for The World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards, once again presided over the American Express® Platinum Fine Dining Awards 2016 judging panel.
Azure Restaurant at The Twelve Apostles Hotel and Spa, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, strives to deliver a culinary experience on par with the finest around the globe. Flanked by the Twelve Apostles mountain range and overlooking the Atlantic Ocean, diners are spoilt with sensational views and an elegant, welcoming setting inspired by the restaurant’s marine surroundings. Using fresh seasonal produce, Executive Chef Christo Pretorius and his kitchen brigade serve contemporary South African cuisine with international influences, while renowned sommelier Gregory Mutambe manages Azure’s award-winning wine list. Warm, genuine service completes the memorable Red Carnation Hotel dining experience.