Around Us

Our house is in Gardens, just off very vibrant Kloof Street which is filled with restaurants, coffee shops, galleries and design stores. The immediate neighbourhood is full of charm and useful addresses (and dresses). Here are the ones we most enjoy:

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When in Rome Cape Town

Aaaah, Cape Town. Weird and wonderful Cape Town. Make peace with the fact that you won’t manage to do it all. We still haven’t and we live here! But with some guidance and gentle prodding, we can help you to find all the best places to go and best things to do right off the […]

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Places out of Town

If you are keen to venture out of town – and venture out you should! – here are some of the places you must try to get to. From closest to furthest away: • Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens and the Elevated Walkway • Llandudno • Muizenberg Beach and Sobeit • Kalk Bay • Boulders Beach where […]

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Buses & Public Transport

12 Hofmeyr is conveniently situated near a number of MyCiti bus stops. The map below indicates the many stops located within walking distance of 12 Hofmeyr. Please check the website for timetable and route information. The Red Bus is another great way to see the city and surrounds. See the website for timetable and route […]

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Grocery shopping

Need some groceries? There are quite a few options for grocery shopping in the area. In the Lifestyle Centre on Kloof Street, you will find: • Woolworths Food Store • The Wellness Warehouse (which stocks largely organic and ethically sourced products) • There is a lovely bakery (Knead) and a very good wine store in […]

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Doctors & Dentists Nearby

The Cape Town MediClinic – an excellent private hospital – is within a 5-minute walk from the house. The entrance to their emergency room is on Molteno Road. A dentist close to the house is Dr van Wyk at the Kloof Street Dental Practice, 154 Kloof Street. The phone number is 021 424 5683.

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