Hout Bay Archives - A Familia Adventure

Living On the Front Lines

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It’s hard to explain to someone who’s never lived in Africa just what it entails. How after weekends like this, Africa and its many complexities reverberate in your bones, the challenges right on your doorstep can shake you to your core. Cape Town is always plagued by fires at this time of year, having our annual rainfall in winter means summers are usually dry, but this summer is worse. We have enough water in our reservoirs to last about another 60 days, after that we are the mercy of the Rain Gods. Fires have been raging on our mountain sides…

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La Cuccina

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Victoria Mall, Cnr Victoria & Empire Roads, Hout Bay. Cape Town tel: 021 790 8008 Kiddo’s Declare… It’s Love Parentals Take… Firm favourite Overall Rating… 8/10 ********** What’s to do? This could quite easily be described as the Hout Bay locals ‘go-to’ spot. There is a deck area outside but no garden or play area for children however. This is more of an adult spot and caters to the meeting population of Hout Bay during the week. If your kids are able to sit at a table and eat then you wont have a problem, but if they need to…

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Ta Da Creperie - Hout Bay

Ta Da Creperie and Coffee Bar

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37 Victoria Ave, Hout Bay. Cape Town tel: 021 790 8132 Kiddo’s Declare… Ok Parentals Take… A win! Overall Rating… 7/10 ********** What’s to do? This is a cute little restaurant along one of the main roads in Hout Bay. There is a cosy fire-place inside and a gravel parking area out front. The kids spend most of their time in the gravel drive, so we need to sit close by to keep an eye on them as it leads straight onto the main road. They climb the two small trees out front or play to the side of the…

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