• Sunday Times: Swan Cafe - Piece of Paris

    Sunday Times: Swan Café

    Swan Café features in Sunday Times Neighbourhood in the cover feature: Spread Your Wings Sweet crêpes and savoury buckwheat galettes in Cape Town’s first Parisian crêperie Paris style blends with Cape Town flair both in the food and in the decor at Swan Cafe in......

  • Business Day - Swan Cafe

    Business Day: Swan Café – La crème de la crème

    Fifteen years ago, ex-Parisian model Jessica Rushmere created and ran La Petite Tarte. It was a cosy French café in Cape Town’s De Waterkant suburb. She later sold up, started a family, and offered a service as a personal wardrobe shopper and stylist. In 2018......

  • Simple Trout Galette at Swan Cafe. Photo Pete Maltbie.

    Wanted Online: Anything but an ugly duckling: Swan Café serves the best crêpes in town

    Wanted Online features Swan Café in “Anything but an ugly duckling: Swan Café serves the best crêpes in town”. Swan Café recently opened its doors in Cape Town’s gritty East City precinct. It’s a French-style crêperie serving sweet and savoury pancakes, called crêpes (sweet) and......

  • Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle - Wallpaper - The world’s best coffee shops for design lovers.

    Wallpaper* – The world’s best coffee shops for design lovers

    Wallpaper* (UK) features Swan Café in The world’s best coffee shops for design lovers. Swan Café Cape Town, South Africa Evoking a truly Parisian atmosphere and aesthetic is a new addition to Cape Town’s blooming creative district, Swan Café. Serving up traditional crêpes, savoury galettes and......

  • Swan Cafe crepes. Photo Micky Hoyle. Cape Grace blog.

    Cape Grace: Swan Cafe Gives the East City Wings

    The Cape Grace Blogger Experience features Swan Café. Previously a bit of an ugly duckling, the East City has recently undergone a transformation, with many new and exciting cafes and restaurants choosing to open their doors in the edgier side of Cape Town. Swan Cafe......

  • Elle Decoration, August 2018

    ELLE Decoration: Swan Café – Vive la Crêperie!

    Bonjour!’ is the greeting you get from the waitron at Rushmere’s new crêperie Swan Café. We’re in Cape Town’s Buitenkant Street, but Rushmere has the glint of a Parisian crêpemaker on the banks of the Seine whipping up featherlight treats on hot plates for you......

  • Kunjani Wines - interior design by Haldane Martin, photos by Micky Hoyle

    Architectural Digest: The 19 Best Vineyard Designs Around The World

    Kunjani Wines designed by Haldane Martin features in Architectural Digest’s feature: 19 Best Vineyard Designs Around The World Top architects have created spectacular winery designs from Napa Valley to Italy. Raise a glass to the world’s best vineyards and start planning your next trip In recent years, more and......

  • VISI: Swan Café

    VISI: Vive la France: Swan Café

    In a world with more than its fair share of sombrely stylish café interiors – all charcoal fabrics and masculine dark wood finishes – it’s a breath of fresh air to find a light-hearted, uplifting, feminine spot to pick up a coffee. That’s exactly what......

  • Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle / Designboom

    Designboom: Haldane Martin’s Swan Café, a contemporary take on a traditional Parisian crêperie

    In Designboom, world’s leading design blog: our interior design for Swan Café. south africa-based designer haldane martin reveals ‘swan cafe’, a traditional parisian crêperie transformed into a contemporary spot. inspired by the graceful and mysterious creature mentioned in the title, the interior features the color......

  • Haldane Martin Sim-Ply Chairs - olive landscape - House & Garden

    Conde Nast House & Garden: Haldane Martin’s Sim-ply chair

    Conde Nast House & Garden: Haldane Martin's Sim-ply chair. Pull up a chair from iconic designer Haldane Martin’s new collection ...

  • Haldane Martin Sim-ply chair collection

    Sim-ply chair collection: the new HALDANE MARTIN hospitality and residential furniture range

    Haldane Martin has designed a new chair collection called Sim-ply, marking the launch of the new hospitality and residential furniture range. Presented at Design Joburg in May 2017, the furniture is a significant departure from the signature Haldane Martin furniture collection and limited-edition pieces....

  • Designer Haldane Martin portrait, Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin photo by Micky Hoyle

    House & Leisure: Swanning about at the new crêperie in Cape Town’s east city

    In House & Leisure: HALDANE MARTIN HAS DESIGNED THE BEAUTIFUL AND UNIQUE SWAN CAFÉ IN CAPE TOWN’S RISING EAST CITY PRECINCT In Cape Town’s ever-evolving east city, a new eatery has raised the bar when it comes to design. Bold artwork, patterned tiles and stunning light......

  • Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle

    Inside Guide: Swan Café in The Hottest New Restaurants in Cape Town 2018

    The Inside Guide features Swan Café in its list of The Hottest New Restaurants in Cape Town 2018. The unlikely new kid in Cape Town’s business district is a sexy French crêperie that oozes Parisian charm, style and panache. On the walls, representations of Leonardo da......

  • Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle

    Trend Hunter: Haldane Martin’s Creative Approach for the Swan Cafe is Sleek

    Trend Hunter features Swan Café in its feature on Artistic Cafes. With a design-friendly approach, an eye for detail and elegance, this traditional French crêperie in Cape Town is the epitome of a welcoming artistic cafe. The interior is developed under the creative direction of......

  • Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle

    Contemporist: Haldane Martin Have Designed The Newly Opened Swan Cafe In Cape Town

    In the Contemporist design blog. Haldane Martin have recently completed a new café for Cape Town: a traditional French crêperie called Swan Café. Drawing inspiration from Paris, the interior of the cafe features eye-catching wallpaper features of famous Renaissance paintings, and uses the blue, red......

  • crêperie kitchen, Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle

    Haldane Martin designs interior for Swan Café crêperie

    Cape Town Opened May 2017 Haldane Martin has designed a new café for Cape Town: a traditional French crêperie called Swan Café, nestled in the hub of the bustling east city precinct. Elegant, feminine and atmospheric, the café brings to life the charm of Paris......

  • Kunjani Wines - interior design by Haldane Martin, photos by Micky Hoyle

    VISI: Stellenbosch tasting room: Kunjani! Wines

    When an entrepreneurial couple decided to build a tasting room on their Stellenbosch property Kunjani!, they didn’t anticipate that Haldane Martin would turn it into a landmark. But now there it is. Words: Ami Kapilevich You can’t miss Kunjani! Wines’ tasting room. Coming round a bend......

  • Business Day 23 Feb, Haldane Martin feature

    Business Day: Haldane Martin – Entrepreneurial Force

    Internationally acclaimed design whizz Haldane Martin is adding a French cafe to his collection of distinctive commercial interiors....

  • VISI video interview - Haldane Martin on Kunjani Wines

    Video interview: Kunjani Wines Great Spaces tour

    The VISI Great Spaces Tour calendar for 2018 kicked off on Saturday 3 March with a visit to Kunjani Wines in Stellenbosch. Haldane Martin led a design tour of our latest interior design project – the new wine estate in the Western Cape, being lauded......

  • VISI 360-tour of Kunjani Wines

    360-tour of Kunjani Wines by VISI

    As part of a VISI Great Spaces design tour, the South African decor magazine shot a 360-degree tour of Kunjani Wines, showcasing our interior design for the new wine estate in Stellenbosch. Browse the space below using your keyboard, mouse or mobile device to explore......