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So far Damhuis has created 36 blog entries.

May 2020

Getting to Know Chef de Cuisine Hein Botha

2020-05-22T11:55:20+00:00

Pretoria-born Hein Botha has always been surrounded by food: thanks to family gatherings and festivities, there was always a six-hour potjie on the go; a banana and a piccalili salad to tuck into; and freshly baked goods to snack on. And so, his passion for food was born. And while his mischiveious side came out during [...]

Getting to Know Chef de Cuisine Hein Botha2020-05-22T11:55:20+00:00

April 2020

Classic Hake & Chips Recipe from Damhuis: Recipes and Memories of a House

2020-05-14T14:59:27+00:00

If you are in need of a little escapism and a healthy dose of nostalgia, we highly recommend you whip up this classic hake and chips recipe from our cookbook, Damhuis: Recipes and Memories of a House. You'll probably feel the sea breeze and smell the ocean air, too! Because, let’s face it: not all of [...]

Classic Hake & Chips Recipe from Damhuis: Recipes and Memories of a House2020-05-14T14:59:27+00:00

March 2020

Make the Most of the Last Days of Summer in Cape Town

2020-03-13T09:49:09+00:00

Yes, those long summer days in the Mother City are ideal to pack your schedule with things to do from sunrise to sunset. During this time of the year, Cape Town is abuzz with both locals and international visitors taking advantage of one of the world’s top tourist destinations.  But, as the seasons will be [...]

Make the Most of the Last Days of Summer in Cape Town2020-03-13T09:49:09+00:00

February 2020

Best Spots to View the Sunset in and around Cape Town

2020-02-05T11:45:04+00:00

Cape Town certainly comes alive during summer: thousands of international visitors flock to our shores, and even the locals feed off the energy of the general hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Of course, who wouldn’t want to take advantage of one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world? You can pretty [...]

Best Spots to View the Sunset in and around Cape Town2020-02-05T11:45:04+00:00

December 2019

Cool Things to do with Kids in Cape Town

2019-12-02T09:01:17+00:00

When it comes to popular tourist destinations, Cape Town is one of the most-visited spots in the world. Of course, while the Mother City itself has a lot to offer in terms of things to do and places to see, the surrounding areas are just as exciting and breath-taking. This means that you don’t have to [...]

Cool Things to do with Kids in Cape Town2019-12-02T09:01:17+00:00

October 2019

5 Seaside Restaurants in and around Cape Town

2019-10-02T09:06:54+00:00

When it comes to popular tourist destinations, Cape Town is one of the most-visited spots in the world. Of course, while the Mother City itself has a lot to offer in terms of things to do and places to see, the surrounding areas are just as exciting and breath-taking. This means that you don’t have to [...]

5 Seaside Restaurants in and around Cape Town2019-10-02T09:06:54+00:00

August 2019

Damhuis History: From Fish Shed to Top Restaurant

2019-09-20T08:03:25+00:00

Long before Damhuis became one of the best restaurants on the West Coast, it was a humble property that saw significant pieces of South African history unfold at its doorstep.   The humble beginnings of Damhuis In 1781, Christiaan Brand received an empty piece of land, and during 1785, he and his family officially became [...]

Damhuis History: From Fish Shed to Top Restaurant2019-09-20T08:03:25+00:00

April 2019

Hearty Damhuis Winter Dishes

2019-09-20T08:16:13+00:00

It’s that time of the year when Capetonians start noticing the days getting shorter and the sun dipping behind the horizon sooner than in the last few summer months. And while you might be gearing up to hibernate and spending your evenings binge-watching Netflix dramas, we want to encourage you to join us and tuck [...]

Hearty Damhuis Winter Dishes2019-09-20T08:16:13+00:00

March 2019

Getting to Know Server Michael Moyo

2019-09-20T08:08:49+00:00

Zimbabwean-born Michael Moyo has always had diverse interests: from an early age, he developed a love for literature and talent for rugby. Michael or “Jos” or “Moyo”, as he is affectionately known, also credits playing rugby at provincial and league level as a significant part of his life. After moving from Pretoria to Cape Town, [...]

Getting to Know Server Michael Moyo2019-09-20T08:08:49+00:00

December 2018

A Festive Feast from Damhuis: Recipes and Memories of a House

2018-12-12T07:53:27+00:00

“Almost every time we get together with family or friends, the conversation ends up being about food.”    -Steve Chen   And, of course, the festive season is all about spending time with loved ones and making lasting memories. Food plays an essential role in bringing people together and keeping the conversation alive.   Well, with Damhuis: Recipes and [...]

A Festive Feast from Damhuis: Recipes and Memories of a House2018-12-12T07:53:27+00:00