Fabulous Finds

Brackenfell's Boere Sjiek coffee and gift shop a sweet treat for locals

A gifts and décor store come coffee shop in the Northern Suburbs is winning over locals with its effortless elegance.

CapeTalk listener Thelma Naude nominated Boere Sjiek to be listed among Cape Town's fabulous finds for their meticulous attention to detail.

As you enter, all your senses are awakened with sparkling crystal chandeliers, delicate china tea cups and drop dead table settings that are so gorgeous that you struggle to take it all in.

Thelma Naude

Naude says she's impressed with Boere Sjiek's delectable homemade cakes and has been a loyal customer for four years.

I saw this pink windmill, it said "COFFEE". I walked in there and I'm now a regular.

Thelma Naude

I'm a fan of their carrot cake

Thelma Naude

The coffee shop caters for high teas and small functions and has been in business for seven years, explains cashier Jean.

Take a listen to her explain what's on the menu:

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