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Top Choice Bakery in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Valley Bakery

Baguettes, croissants and a range of sticky treats are baked on the premises (the owners even grow and grind their wheat). A quaint wrought-iron veranda is the place for a wonderful selection of breakfasts, includin…
Pub Food in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Dragon’s Rest Pub & Restaurant

Sit outside at this delightful place and drink in the dam-side and mountain views while enjoying some fine Berg cooking and a cold drink. Inside is a log fire and a cosy bar. Service is painfully slow but the food i…
Live Performance in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School

Just off Dragon Peaks Rd are South Africa’s singing ambassadors, the Drakensberg Boys’ Choir School. There are public performances at 3.30pm on Wednesday during school terms, which come highly recommended by locals …
Wildlife Reserve in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Falcon Ridge

Falcon Ridge, with awesome raptor-flying demonstrations and talks, is 7km from the Drakensberg Sun turn-off.
Cafe in Monk’s Cowl & Champagne Valley

Waffle Hut

After you’ve stuffed yourself with savoury and sweet waffles, get your fill of handmade rugs (some locally made, others imported) at this cafe located at KwaZulu Weavers. It's on the R600 south of Winterton.