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Welcome to the ‘hood’ with make-overs for Dolci and Casalotti’s

Dolci Café We have some excellent restaurants in Craighall Park such as Cnr Cafe a couple of blocks from Liz at Lancaster and Giles the favourite spot to meet for after-work drinks.  However 2 which are Craighall Park favourites are currently undergoing  a revamp. Dolci is a small café and bistro in Clarence Ave at […]

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81% First class pass!

4 star grading renewed Every year establishments that are graded by Tourism Grading Council of South Africa [TGCSA] get inspected by an assessor.  Liz at Lancaster’s was assessed a few weeks ago. And it made me realize just how far we have come in 23 years. In the early days of being graded, it would […]

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Where can we buy Shweshwe?

Where is the best place to buy Shweshwe cloth? This was the first question I was faced with recently at the breakfast table. Guests wanted to buy Sheshwe cloth to take home to Germany. With its German origins they felt a particular connection to this indigo blue cloth which has become so synonymous with South African […]

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It might not be the Comrades but Bruce was there!

Delta Parkrun Saturdays at 8 With only 3 of us ‘on duty’ over a week-end at Liz at Lancaster, instead of the usual 4, I often miss the Parkrun in Delta Park on a Saturday morning.  It starts at 8 which usually clashes with breakfasts and preparing of invoices for check-out. I’m always sad when […]

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Liz at Lancaster’s in-house notice board

Insider knowledge on Joburg Art Exhibitions Guests love our noticeboard with all its local information.  Liz’s current Pick of the Week mentions two art exhibitions.  Brett Murray has a large sculpture exhibition showing at Circa/Everard Read on Keyes Art Mile.  At Goodman Gallery, the entire gallery has been turned into a surreal night time beach […]

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