Fabulous Finds

Fabulous Finds - the R44

Time for the second installment of our brand new feature that’s all about finding Cape Town’s best kept secrets and sharing them with each other.

It’s called Fabulous Finds, our list of hidden gems from our own backyards.

Each week we will feature one special gem that you’ve told us about – it could be a wonderful coffee shop, a fantastic fishmonger, a secret picnic spot that few people have discovered. Perhaps it’s a local haberdashery that stocks quilting supplies, or a tiny local restaurant offering really unique cuisine.

Anything goes, as long as it’s special to you and your neighbourhood. Our Fabulous Find today comes from Keith Moir, who contacted me last week to share his hidden gem. It’s one many of us already know as one of the most beautiful drives in the Western Cape – the R44 from Grodon’s Bay to Kleinmond.


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