Meaning ‘Upper Cape’, the Bo-Kaap with its vividly painted low-roofed houses, many of them historic monuments, strung along narrow...
This small museum provides some insight into the lifestyle of a prosperous 19th-century Cape Muslim family, and a somewhat idealised...
The concept – hooking up visitors with interesting local personalities, including musicians, artists and gardeners – is fantastic. Among...
To the rear of St Stephen’s Church, this cool hangout specialises in imported craft beers – seven types all bottled – and, in summer,...
Seldom big on atmosphere, Biesmiellah nonetheless offers authentic and spicy Cape Malay and Indian food in a room decorated with...
67 Rose St, Bo-Kaap · interesting places nearby
Both a cafe and a very appealing arty gift and interior decor shop, Haas is the stylish contemporary face of the Bo-Kaap. They serve their house-roasted single origin and blended versions of coffee, as well as tasty bakes and meals. Slump in one of their comfy street-side sofas and ponder whether to splash out on the pricey civet coffee made from very specially procured beans.