Taste the Cape

Cape Town is home to Table Mountain, one of the 7 Wonders of the World and can be seen as far as 200 kilometres out to sea. Affectionately known as the Mother City, Cape Town is historically, culturally and visually, the most diverse, breathtakingly scenic and vibrant city you’ll have had the pleasure to visit!

And if you’re a foodie or you have guests who are….  its also a foodies delight!

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Food plays an integral part of any magical journey.  These activities will take any Cape Town experience to new heights….

Foodies on Foot

– Stellenbosch –
Sample the flavours of Stellenbosch, a 335 year old university town, known as the City of Oaks or Eikestad in Afrikaans and Dutch due to the large number of oak trees that were planted by its founder, Simon van der Stel, to grace the streets and homesteads… You’ll enjoy top quality, locally produced artisan food during a leisurely walk.  And along the way you’ll get to meet some of the passionate food artisans of this beautiful town.

 

Tastes of the Township

– Langa –
Starting in District Six, proceeding to Langa, the oldest township in Cape Town, you will visit four sections of the information settlement.  Your evening ends with a dinner with a family… a real opportunity to meet the Mama (lady of the house), learn the local lingo, Xhosa, and have a traditional meal with the family.  A truly authentic experience.

 

Cape Malay Cooking Safari

– Bo-Kaap –
Get to know aspects of the cultural diversity that Cape Town has to offer on this interactive guided walk through the historical heart of the Bo-Kaap with a mini shopping safari.  The focus lies on the Cape Muslim people with their South-East Asian heritage, their culture, their community and their food and links between these. Stop at a local spice shop and halaal butcher, interacting with locals and discovering typical Malay ingredients. The highlight?  Visit a local family’s home and participate in a hands-on fun-filled cooking session and demonstration before savouring a full traditional lunch or dinner!

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Delicious Dining

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We have also put together a collection of suggested dining options sure to tickle your taste buds!  But don’t take our word for it…..check it out for yourself!

http://zone.thompsonsafrica.com/delicious-dining/1

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