High Timber – London’s most experienced South African restaurateur.

Three things come together to create High Timber; London’s most experienced South African restaurateur, Stellenbosch’s most awarded wine estate and one of London’s most prominent up and coming chefs Mircel McSween. Synergy between soul and soil as Gary and Kathy’s Jordan Wine Estate’s philosophy is carried through the service and food at High Timber. Owner […]
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South African Wine Tasting- London: Sample over 50 delicious wines from South Africa including Laborie Blanc de Blancs Brut

Join us for an evening of South African wine tasting at South Africa House in Trafalgar Square, London in association with Wines of South Africa. This will be a very special night and a truly unique chance to taste and purchase some exceptional wines, hand-picked by the Slurp Team and Sally Easton, Master of Wine. […]
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UK visa vignette and biometric residence cards

There is often confusion amongst first-time UK visa applicants. Amongst the confusion are questions about what the physical UK visa looks like, who is eligible for the biometric residence card, the 30-day rule during which the successful visa applicant needs to leave for the UK, and whether it is possible to make a vignette transfer […]
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Due To The South African Reserve Bank Newest Legislation Protocol SA Expats Cannot Use Their SA Bank Cards In The UK

South Africans in the UK are very surprised to learn that they are not allowed to use their South African Debit and Credit cards while living abroad. Unfortunately, for South African expats, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) have control over the free movement of South African wealth using Exchange Control. South Africans are allowed […]
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The Bat And Ball – UK

You will find us in Breamore (pronounced “Bremmer”) on the edge of the New Forest, 8 miles from Salisbury and 2 miles from Fordingbridge. Step in to discover a traditional pub with a unique character, revered for its range of fine beers and its hearty food with a South African twist. Great food and drink […]
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UK Opskop 2017

This yearly event is getting bigger, after the very successful camping event in North Devon earlier in 2016 – the organisors are already organising the next BIG camping event for 2017! EVENT DETAILS Date and Time Friday, 28 April 2017 Location Watermouth Cove Holiday Park EX34 9SJ Berrynarbor, UK What to expect: Children entertainment Bouncy […]
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New UK Immigration changes to be implemented

There are a number of UK Immigration changes that will be implemented in April 2017. It is important that UK visa applicants take note of the various changes, in order to prepare themselves for these changes, and where possible to apply beforehand, in order to avoid the more strict requirements. One of the important changes […]
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New venue in London gives South Africans a taste of home

For many South Africans living in London, that perfect taste of home can be somewhat elusive. Outside of a few get-togethers around friends’ houses, it is hard to find those authentic flavours. This is where bbar in Victoria comes to the rescue. The chic little South African restaurant and cocktail bar is part of the […]
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Good Advice to S.A. Citizens who is Arrested or Jailed Abroad.

Under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations (1963), which is the accepted standard for all member countries, persons who have been arrested outside their own country must have access to their consular representative. South Africans in this situation must immediately request the authorities to allow them to contact the South African Representative in that country. […]
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Are you travelling to London this weekend ?

London Overground All weekend there will be no service between the following stations: • Romford and Upminster, due to Crossrail construction work and Network Rail infrastructure work • Highbury & Islington and Shadwell, due to Crossrail construction work • Surrey Quays and New Cross, due to Crossrail construction work From Monday to Thursday next week, […]
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