My mind is totally captivated by the experience I had one Saturday at Babylonstoren and it feels totally wrong to describe it as one of my favorite places I have visited in a while, but let me try nonetheless.
My afternoon started off with lunch at Babel. The menu is inspired by the seasonal availability of ingredients and served by the garden’s fresh produce.
I had their Yellow salad, which was a combination of dragon tongue bush beans, Turkish granadilla, tiger figs and the warm smoked chicken with a spicy coconut mango dressing and more.
I ended it off with a Bitter Sweet Dessert, as one should.
After lunch, we made our way to the gardens and strolled through, totally mesmerized. Today was cloudy and pretty chilled, so it was the perfect backdrop with the dramatic mountains and beautiful vineyards surrounding the farm in the background. It felt like I was in a movie. The gardens and vineyards at Babylonstoren totally inspire you to create new culinary masterpieces and make your dream of living on a farm like this with chickens ducks, donkeys and guinea-fowl walking around freely.
I cannot wait to return to this magical place and experience the full experience by staying there for a weekend and treat myself to a spa experience, after all, it sounds like heaven on earth.