The impressive presence of Table Mountain, flanked by the legendary Devil’s Peak and historical Signal Hill, stands proudly above the city. The surrounding area extends far into the winelands, green in summer and red-gold in autumn; welcome to Bloubergstrand.
Most people only know of Bloubergstrand in terms of the view of Table Mountain and of course kitesurfing, but one aspect never to be missed are the authentic tastes of the Cape that you can find in this area.
On The Rocks
At On the Rocks, you will find yourself in the perfect setting for any season. In the glorious South African summer, sit outside and be entertained by dolphins playing in the waves and the ships entering Table Bay, or simply sit back and enjoy our breathtaking sunsets. In the chill of winter, sitting indoors near their Venetian fireplace you will still be able to enjoy the magnificent views of the Atlantic Ocean and maybe even gain a deeper understanding as to why it was originally called the “Cape of Storms”.
On The Rocks is truly one of the most superb restaurants in Blouberg and is internationally acclaimed. Arguably one of the oldest restaurants in the area, it has been in operation for the last 56 years.
Priding themselves on their high standard of service and professionalism, their staff members will attend to your every desire.
The overall ambience combined with their tantalizing menu and wine list of 64 handpicked cultivars, will appeal to all of your senses, making On The Rocks the ideal spot for a romantic dinner, after work cocktails, breakfast meetings and perfect at a function venue in Blouberg.
You can always end off a perfect evening at one of the finest restaurants along the West Coast, retire to the Cigar Lounge after your meal and enjoy the finest single malts and cognacs.
Petits Fours Delicatessen
Situated a street a little way from the beach, Petits Fours is everyone’s favourite cafe to go to. Cosy in the winter and wonderful and breezy in the summer, no matter what the weather, you will be amazed by the view.
Service is key at this establishment, always friendly, and the owner is right there at all times, which is good for maintaining a great service level. Petits Fours will remind you of a typical little French cafe that you would find if strolling the streets in Paris.
The breakfast menu is full of exciting options that will entice anyone back again. The superbly presented food has the flavours to match.
These indulgences are baked daily on site and the wholesome café style foods on offer here include scrumptious breakfast options such as Ratatouille with Crispy Fried Egg, Croque Monsieur and a wonderful health section.
Ons Huisie’s cozy little kitchen not only tickles your taste buds with their famous spit braais but also rumbles the tummy with varied buffets and there traditional a la carte menu. The choice of menu reflects the West Coast tradition, dishes that were mostly born out of hardship and ingenuity in an environment so stunningly beautiful but some times harsh, relentless and unforgiving.
Ons Huisie is a great family restaurant where you can relax with your children. Imagine watching a post card sunset, sipping on a cocktail while your kids play on the green lawns and quaint wooden boat. We invite you to close your eyes, hear and smell the sea, and imagine a time when life was harsh and simple, yet beautiful and fulfilling, a time when the reward of a day’s hard work was the glistening bodies of the fish filling the nets.
Indulge yourselves for lunch with a Seafood Platter consisting of Tiger Prawns, Deep-fried Calamari Strips, Linefish, and West Coast mussels, served with rice, chips, vegetables of the day and a duo of sauces!
For those with a hearty appetite, tuck into your very own Venison Potjie. As you bite into the slow cooked Venison, simmered in a red wine jus combined with carrots, baby potatoes, onions hint of garlic, you will soon find your all time favourite meal to eat.
Ons Huisie also specializes in Fish braais and spit braais, so call ahead and find out when you can be part of a West Coast-style feast. Remember to book ahead, as Ons Huisie is popular!
What are you waiting for? Come and visit Bloubergstrand to awaken your tastebuds!