DIY cocktail tips: Mixing the perfect Mojito

Posted on: 12 October 2017

Summer is for sipping cocktails by the pool, and who doesn’t love a good mojito? Nothing says ‘luxurious tropics’ quite like the delicious, fresh, minty flavours of this much-loved cocktail.  Hailing from Havana, Cuba, this

On the topic of booze and chews: The low-down on pairing food and wine

Posted on: 4 October 2017

Whether you prefer to cater for guests from the comfort of your own patio or go all out with a big venue; snacks and wine will always be a necessity! With spring being upon us,

Spring at Butcher Block: Get your body summer ready

Posted on: 20 September 2017

  Summer is creeping closer with each warmer, brighter morning. Living in South Africa means that summer generally involves a lot of beach time, lazy days at the pool, and outdoor activities. So, how are

Heritage Day

Heritage Day: Dish me something lekker and local

Posted on: 8 September 2017

South Africa has a wide variety of dishes that are brimming with flavour to tantalise taste buds, and that is why we at Butcher Block are so proud to be part of this diverse nation!

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Butcher Block Birthday Competition

Posted on: 1 September 2017

Order and enjoy our delicious Butcher Block Birthday Special and stand a chance to win a weekend away to Cape Town. Our birthday special is available for lunch and dinner, and comes with a complimentary

Dessert for your mood

What should you eat for dessert, based on your mood.

Posted on: 8 August 2017

Everyone craves dessert now and again – especially when we are overcome with emotions. At Butcher Block, we believe that dessert should be taken seriously. Not just any random dessert will do when you’re in

Foods to fight flu: steak

Foods to Fight Flu and Colds: Boost your Health with These Superfoods

Posted on: 11 July 2017

Trying to avoid colds and flu this winter? From oats to sweet potatoes, try munching on these foods to fight flu and keep the sniffles at bay! Before you reach for the latest over-the-counter remedy

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How to take food pictures for Instagram: Insta-worthy Foodie Pics

Posted on: 27 June 2017

If you’re sitting down for dinner chances are you’re taking a photo of it and posting it up on Instagram. Food boasting has become a huge thing in South Africa and around the globe. With

Wine for the whines.

Posted on: 8 May 2017

  We know sometimes being a mom can be overwhelming. This mother’s day take a break from the usual parental duties and treat your mind and body to some health reboots with a well-deserved glass

Butcher Block Hillcrest

Butcher Block Hillcrest: Coming Soon

Posted on: 19 April 2017

With more and more Durbanites craving a place to wine and dine on delicious food with good company, Butcher Block is answering the call. Soon the quiet town of Hillcrest will be bustling with excitement


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