Getaway near Cape Town: Riebeek Kasteel
I am not sure about you, but since lock-down we have been eager to get away from Cape Town and escape to a small town. Riebeek Kasteel is the perfect get-away. It is +/- 75 km’s from Cape Town and is a great place to visit if food, wine and art is your thing.
Best place for coffee: Beans About Coffee
Vegan food: The Alchemist
My favourite vegetarian meal: The vegetable lasagna at Eve’s Eatery
Best Sunday lunch: The Barn
Craft beer brewery: Flagship Brew
Best for wine tasting: Kloovenburg
What to buy while you are there: Art from the Riebeek Kasteel Gallery
Hike: To the top of Kasteelsberg
Accommodation in Riebeek Kasteel:
Self-catering accommodation: Bloemendal A stylish two bedroom house with a large veranda, with outside seating and a dining room table, a private plunge pool set in a beautiful garden, walking distance to the restaurants.
Hotel accommodation: The Royal Hotel Even if you choose to stay somewhere else, you need to go for gin & tonics on the stoep, watching town life go by.
Luxury accommodation: Vineyard Views Country House