Pub 'n grills in Betty's Bay
If you find yourself frustrated with your routine in the city, then its more than likely time for a holiday. The Western Cape is home to a host of easily accessible seaside escapes and mountain getaways, just a short drive away from the Mother City and the international airport. And whether you’re visiting for the day from Cape Town, or coming for an extended stay from elsewhere, you’ll be pleased to know that there are several pub ‘n grills in Betty’s Bay, just waiting for your taste buds.
Exciting, unpretentious and wholesome pub grub is a staple here, ideal for those looking for a quick bite and can satisfy even the fussiest of eaters. Many of these places to eat in Betty’s Bay will also televise major sports events to the public, giving you the chance to interact with the locals, against the backdrop of the Kogelberg mountain range, while you indulge in reasonably-priced food and drink. Not to mention this is a great way to meet and mingle with the local community of Betty’s Bay.
Some of the establishments have been around for many years and are a regular feature in the itinerary of returning tourists, those passing through and residents alike. Most importantly, with easy access to seafood and produce from the neighbouring towns, all of the ingredients are fresh. There truly is something for almost any kind of food preference in or around this seaside settlement.
Accommodation in Betty’s Bay offers a host of sea-facing and mountain side options, ideal for families, friends or solo travellers. Even though it’s a quiet town, you can find your basic needs met at one of the local grocers here. Alternatively, the neighbouring towns of Kleinmond, Rooi Els, Pringle Bay and Hermanus have a host of bigger businesses, should you require something out of the ordinary.
The aesthetics of the town are naturally wild as it forms part of the UNESCO site, the Kogelberg Natural biosphere. This means, it’s not uncommon to catch a glimpse of baboons, impressive birdlife and other wild animals roaming here.
Betty’s Bay has a rich history that’s rooted in controversy. Runaway slaves, bandits, fish traders and whalers all form the foundation of this unsuspecting town. Keeping the essence of Betty’s Bay alive, the town offers a simpler way of life for the residents and visitors. Without big buildings, overpriced commodities or exorbitant attractions, you can enjoy the peaceful sounds of nature, away from the noise of the city.