Your go-to for organic produce, quality meat and artisanal pantry staples.
If there’s one thing Level 4 Lockdown has reminded us of it’s the round-the-clock meal prep. Relentless! Fortunately, delis have remained open, so we’re still able to stock up on goods and “whip up” readymade meals at the flick of an oven switch.
Ilse van der Merwe
Joostenberg Bistro + Deli is one such spot! Conveniently situated between Stellenbosch, Durbanville and Paarl, this warm and welcoming eatery is currently closed for sit-downs, but wide open for everything else!
Heat + eat
Joostenberg’s range of homemade heat-and-eat meals are an absolute boon on cold, wintery days. We recommend the hearty free-range coq au vin, with creamy potato gratin dauphinoise and a green salad on the side; or the vegetable lasagne, a family favourite, made with fresh pasta, béchamel, butternut, spinach, courgette and mushrooms. Yum!
Take the traditional apple tarte tatin home for a scrumptious spoil – et voilà – it’s ready to bake and serve with a generous dollop of crème fraîche or a scoop of vanilla-pod ice cream.
After you’re done shopping, order a coffee and a flaky croissant to go, or a baguette with salted butter and homemade raspberry jam.
On the groceries side, you’ll be able to fill your basket with cheese, milk, yoghurt and eggs – all sourced from a crop of trusted local producers, farmers and purveyors – as well as a variety of dry goods and seasonal fresh fruit and vegetable boxes.
The butchery is stocked with bacon rashers, sausages, boerewors, mince, loin and neck chops, eisbein and spare ribs. And the bakery section is groaning with loaves, buns, granola, rusks and biscuits. And, of course, after lockdown, Joostenberg’s wine sales will resume at cellar-door prices.
Why would anyone choose to go to a crowded shopping mall, when you can do your weekly grocery shopping in an authentic (and charming) farm setting?
Opening times Monday – Sunday, 7.30am – 6pm
Contact details 021 884 4303, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address Klein Joostenberg Farm, R304 Muldersvlei, Stellenbosch
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