A dash of the delicious, and a taste of local cuisine.

Fine Music Radio (FMR) is the only radio station in South Africa that broadcasts from a cultural centre – the Artscape Theatre Complex on the Foreshore in Cape Town. Broadcasting to over 113 000 listeners, FMR uplifts, inspires and entertains discerning classical and jazz music lovers 24 hours a day. FMR is proactive in promoting South African music and musicians along with topical news and interviews about events in Cape Town’s cultural and performing arts scene.

FMR listeners can enjoy a feast of culinary art. Every Thursday, at 17h30, Gourmet Guide Jenny Handley interviews local chefs, producers and winemakers of the Western Cape. Whether you’re a foodie, foodie-wannabe or a self-proclaimed wine connoisseur, FMR Fine Food caters for all tastes. On the menu is bite-sized culinary nuggets with dollops of savoury and sweet treats.


Fine Music Radio has always served its listeners calm in chaos, and we are confident that they will enjoy this perfect accompaniment to the jazz on Saturday Scene. As a community radio station, we are always keen to promote local talent, and by focusing on local chefs, we are delighted to give the restaurant industry a boost in these challenging times. 


Take a seat at FMR’s very large kitchen table, together with guest chefs, and enjoy scrumptious delights, the latest culinary trends, recipe ideas and gourmet inspiration to get you dining in and dining out.

FMR can be live streamed at and can also be accessed via DSTV Audio Channel 838. FMR is on these frequencies:

  • Greater Cape Town area: 101.3 FM
  • Fish Hoek and Noordhoek: 107.9
  • Hout Bay and Llandudno: 94.7 FM
  • Atlantic Seaboard: 97.1 FM

Become a FMR Member and contribute towards the sustainability of the station – visit for details.