Malu Lambert’s places of interest in Noordhoek
1 Eat and drink
The Foodbarn (021 789 1390) is a favourite. Franck Dangereux is one incredible chef. The Farm Village in general is a great destination. Head there to try our rum in a Copeland Daiquiri. The Wednesday market is loads of fun too.
Live music at Cafe Roux (021 789 2538) on Friday nights. Also in the Farm Village, expect uncomplicated café food for breakfast and lunch along with home-made cakes, scones, muffins and tarts, freshly baked in-house and served throughout the day. Live music, comedy and dance showcase South Africa’s most exciting artists in an intimate setting from Wednesdays to Saturdays.
Have a coffee at Village Roast (084 280 2024), and ice cream from Kirsten’s Kickass Ice Cream (072 563 7642). It’s handmade in small batches using local dairy and hand-picked, sustainable ingredients. Cape Point Vineyards (021 789 0900) for a glass of wine and sensational views, as well as the Thursday night markets.
Visit the horses on the common, and enjoy sunset on the beach. Noordhoek beach stretches for more than six kilometres.