Discover the Old Biscuit Mill

29 May 2014

Nestled in the heart of Woodstock, Cape Town’s artistic haven, The Old Biscuit Mill is an attraction that should definitely not to be missed. Only a 10-minute drive away from the CBD, this vibrant and energetic space is filled with creativity and is a legend among both locals and tourists.

Old Biscuit Mill The Old Biscuit Mill offers a wide variety of designer, arts, crafts and fashion shops. Image courtesy of SA Tourism & 'My Recipe Book'

Here creativity thrives with a wide variety of designer, arts, crafts and fashion shops. For all lovers of photography, the Exposure Gallery is the place to visit. They feature work of both well-known and undiscovered photographers and they provide an amazing selection of eccentric photographic equipment and photography books. The Kat van Duinen fashion boutique is a must see for all ladies interested in fashion. She focuses on achieving stylish simplicity and fuses “the richness of South Africa” with a “European Minimalist Style”.

If you’re feeling peckish there are many farm stalls with delicious produce and trendy restaurants to choose from, all guaranteed to more than satisfy your taste buds. Deliver yourself from sin at Redemption Burgers, one of the latest additions to the “Mill Family”. Enjoy mouth watering burgers with a craft beer while a vinyl player perfectly rounds off its retro atmosphere. The Test Kitchen can’t be missed. It is the creation of multi-award winning chef, Luke-Dale-Roberts and is known as one of the best restaurants on the African continent. In his own words “What we do at the Test Kitchen is always a bit different. This is our constant.”

The Old Biscuit Mill is always buzzing with energy. You will immediately enter a sense of wonder as you walk through the entrance. You will regularly find that there is some day or night market going on and many a time it is host to some kind of festival. No matter what your interests, The Old Biscuit Mill is the place for you. It is home to connoisseurs of passion, creativity and inspiration and is where desire meets satisfaction. Simply put, it is what Cape Town is all about.

The Old Biscuit Mill has so much to offer. Click here to see more of what’s going on at the “The Mill”.

Wiehahn Diederichs

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” Travel has opened my mind and soul and has filled me with an insatiable thirst and curiosity for life. My passion for travel is fuelled by my love for photography and writing. Through these mediums of expression I hope to inspire people to follow their hearts and see the world. There is an entire planet filled with a variety of people and experiences waiting for us to meet them.