Don’t let winter get you down! At House and Leisure we always have our eyes and ears open for the latest winter specials in and around our city. Top Cape Town restaurants have come up with some scrumptious specials to coax you out of hibernation. Here are five 2014 winter deals that we think are well worth layering up and heading outdoors for. WHAT: Myoga WHERE: 60 Colinton Road, Vineyard Hotel & Spa, Newlands, Cape Town, 021-657-4545 If fine-dining is up your alley, then Myoga has some excellent winter deals. Enjoy a seven-course dinner for only R295 or R515 if paired with wine. WHAT: HQ WHERE: 100 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town, 021-424-6373 HQ has a special for almost every day of the week, which means you never have to miss out. Mondays: #2for1Unplugged: Not only is there live music, but you can chase away the Monday blues with HQ’s 2-for-1 mains special. Tuesdays: #DateNight: Salad, steak and chips for two as well as two glasses of Nitida Cab Sauv for only R200. Thursdays: #HalfPriceTapas: Phuza Thursday brings you some awesome DJs with all items from the bar’s snack menu at half price. Weekly: #Aperitivo: From 5pm to 7pm Monday to Friday, you can snack on a delicious tapas board and a selection of four quality cocktails for only R200. Double happy hour. WHAT: Café Caprice WHERE: If you haven’t tried Caprice’s burgers, we suggest you do so, especially seeing as now they’re running a 2-for-1 burger special from Monday to Thursday, 12.30pm until late. WHAT: Rick’s Cafe Americain WHERE: 2 Park Road, Cape Town, 021-424-1100 Rick’s has a variety of daily lunch specials for only R55 (from Monday to Friday 11am – 5pm). Includes delicious vegetarian options too. WHAT: Polana WHERE: Ground Level, Harbour House, Main Road, Cape Town, 021-788-7162 Enjoy ribs and chips at Polana for only R70 while watching the stormy Kalk Bay sea. This dinner special runs for the month of June 2014 (Sunday to Thursday) as well as for lunch on Saturdays.