We are certainly raising a glass of Avondale Armilla in celebration that ‘SA’s best guide to SA’s best food’, Eat Out, has announced FABER is one the 30 nominees in the highly competitive 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards.  This is amazing recognition for a new restaurant from one the country’s most influential and extensive foodie guides under the editorship of renowned Abigail Donnelly.  Congratulations to Chef-patron Eric Bulpitt and his team! The judges, who remain anonymous during the judging process, will now dine at each nominated restaurant with a scorecard to determine the Top Ten Eat Out restaurants for 2017.  They will be announced at a glittering ceremony at Grand West in Cape Town on Sunday, 19 November 2017.  “We are thrilled at FABER’S nomination,” says Avondale proprietor, Johnathan Grieve, “It’s a confirmation for all of us that Eric and his passionate team have found a great home here at FABER, on the Avondale farm and in the Paarl Winelands. FABER’S ethos of refined dining, exceptional creativity and ethical awareness brings a unique richness, exceptionally high standards and full enjoyment of what is on offer in the Paarl Winelands.”