At Damhuis Restaurant, we pride ourselves on being a close family of people who care about top-notch food and service. At the helm of our very busy kitchen is executive chef Stèfan Meintjes. Stèfan has been in the food industry since the age of 16. After a gap year in the United States, he returned [...]
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The West Coast offers a wide range of things to do and places to see, and it’s right on your doorstep. This stretch, which starts in Blaauwberg and spans until St Helena Bay on the R27, is a must-visit for locals and visitors alike. Rich in cultural and natural diversity, the West Coast is home [...]
Pickled fish is one of the most popular dishes in Cape Town, especially around Easter time. Of course, it’s an aromatic and delicious meal that can be enjoyed anytime of the year. Originally conceived by Cape Malay fishermen who wanted to preserve their catch, pickled fish has stood the test of time and is a [...]
There are many food items that South Africans simply cannot get enough of: from braaied meat and potjiekos to biltong and koeksisters, they remain loyal to good grub. But, of course, we cannot forget the good ol’ burger. Who can resist a well-stacked tower of meaty (or vegetarian-friendly) goodness? While there aren’t any official stats [...]
The Damhuis, one of the oldest buildings in South Africa, was the first structure built in Melkbosstrand and dates back to 1785. In 1781, an empty piece of land was given to Christiaan Brand, and during 1785, he and his family officially became the first residents on the farm, De Melkbosch. The walls were built [...]