Top things to do in Nieu Bethesda

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The Brewery & Two Goats Deli

Across a bridge from the main part of the village is this charmingly rustic farmhouse on a working dairy farm, where you can sit under the trees sampling a delicous platter of cheeses, salami, pickles and olives. It…
Historic Building in Nieu Bethesda

Owl House

The idiosyncratic vision that inspired artist Helen Martins (1897–1976) to turn her home and studio into a singular work of outsider art is the bedrock of Bethesda's bohemian identity. Martins and her assistant Koos…
South African in Nieu Bethesda

Die Waenhuis

Occupying a beautifully renovated trading post in the heart of Nieu Bethesda, this atmospheric venue specialises in well-executed South African dishes, including lamb chops, burgers, chicken schnitzel and bobotie. T…
South African in Nieu Bethesda

Karoo Lamb Restaurant

When all the elements of breakfast (from R35) at this large eatery-cum-deli-cum-gift shop are laid out, half a picnic table is occupied. For lunch or dinner, hearty dishes such as lamb chops and potjiekos (stew cook…
Museum in Nieu Bethesda

Kitching Fossil Exploration Centre

The models and fossil casts here depict prehistoric animals (gorgonopsians, dicynodonts and the like) around 253 million years old – 50 million years before the age of dinosaurs. Staff will take you to see the real …
South African in Nieu Bethesda

The Tower Restaurant

Locals recommend this cheerful, intimate place next to the Bethesda Arts Centre. The menu features tasteful dishes that use local ingredients – try the Karoo lamb or the chicken curry – and there are a few vegetaria…
Gallery in Nieu Bethesda

Bethesda Arts Centre

This community arts centre exhibits huge tapestries made locally. Julia Malgas, the granddaughter of Helen Martins's assistant Koos, or another artist can explain the myths and beliefs of the San people portrayed in…