A Weeks Worth of Eating and Outdoors Adventures in Cape Town
Collected by Andrew Richdale, AFAR Contributor
185 Bree St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Smack dab in the middle of the stretch along Bree Street, the city's main hub for drinking and eating, Jason Bakery serves extra buttery and flaky croissants (that usually sell out, so get there on the early side). Try one with local Emmentaler...
15 Park Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
Maxime and Mélodie, the husband-wife team behind La Grenadine, moved from France to Cape Town and set up what is essentially a French countryside escape a few feet away from one of the coolest blocks in Cape Town. Tucked behind a giant wall and...
Tafelberg Rd, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa
Cape Town’s Table Mountain National Park, which hugs the perimeter of the city, is so popular that the line for the cable car to the top can be longer than a queue for a Disneyland ride. But why stand in line when you can put your feet to...
Cape Town, South Africa
Woodstock has become Cape Town's makers hub and the Woodstock Exchange houses the city's coolest boutiques of handmade goods from local designers. Try Kingdom for brass geometric jewelry and vases, Pedersen Lennard for extra clean modern wood...
13D Kloof Nek Rd, Gardens, Cape Town, 8001, South Africa
The Power and the Glory is a cool bistro in the center of Cape Town that has attracted a cult following among locals. The relaxed style, the bearded staff, the folding chairs, and the sidewalk stools may remind you of a Brooklyn cafe. If you can...
Noordhoek, Cape Town, 7979, South Africa
Noordhoek beach is located on the Atlantic side of the Cape Peninsula and, like most beaches in Cape Town, best enjoyed at sunset. Along the road to the beach you'll find several guesthouses, making it a great weekend getaway destination for Cape...
Noordhoek Farm Village, Village Ln, Goedehoop Estate, Cape Town, 7979, South Africa
Chef Franck Dangereux (formerly of La Colombe, a celebrated Cape Town institution) runs The Foodbarn Restaurant out of a lovely old barn in the village of Noordhoek. Here, you’ll get all the flavors of a fancy restaurant, without the fuss....
De Meye Farm, Muldersvlei Rd, Klapmuts, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa
A reservation at The Table is difficult to get but worth the effort. Located on De Meye Farm, the restaurants hosts just six people per day for a three-course lunch, served family-style on mismatched antique platters. The menu changes daily, but...
Klapmuts - Simondium Rd, Simondium, Paarl, 7670, South Africa
About an hour outside of Cape Town, Babylonstoren is one of South Africa’s oldest werfs, or farmyards. In 2010, Karen Roos, a former editor at South Africa’s Elle Decoration, reimagined the property as a fantasy farm stay with an...
Josephine mill, Boundary Rd, Newlands, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa
On Cape Town's main strip of Bree Street, Culture Club Cheese is for dairy lovers. You'll find a wide selection of grilled cheese, Emmentaler macaroni, and a large of case of local cheddars and bries to grab for a picnic.
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