Bakery - Deli - Liquor Boutique - Restaurant

Gansbaai Bakhuis is a destination bakery, deli, liquor boutique and restaurant open for breakfast, brunch, lunch and random get-togethers. Pop by for the freshest sourdough, paninis, baguettes and ciabattas in town, and remember to try the carrot and cheesecake while you are at it. At Gansbaai Bakhuis you can shop for tasty treats for your picnic basket and platters. From smoked trout and creamy cheese to olive tapenade, preserves, and what somebody once called the best giant cookies on the planet, Gansbaai Bakhuis has it all and more! The liquor boutique at Gansbaai Bakhuis stocks a selection of handpicked wines, beer, and gin, all produced in the Overberg. Gansbaai Bakhuis invites you to stay a while and enjoy something to eat at its restaurant which has indoor and outdoor seating, and a menu with a delicious selection of light meals and tapas-style graze.

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Gansbaai Bakhuis was established by Esme Groenewald and Barry Scholfield, two of South Africa’s most acclaimed sommeliers, in 2022.

Esme and Barry boast the highest levels of sommelier accreditation and have an impeccable track record gained at some of the most prestigious restaurants in South Africa. 

Sharing their passion for memorable guest experiences, world-class wines, small-batch beers, speciality foods and freshly baked goods, Esme and Barry invite you to visit Gansbaai Bakhuis!



The bakers at Gansbaai Bakhuis are hard at work long before the first rooster crows each morning.

Freshly Baked
  • Ciabatta - R38
  • Kelp Bread - R39
  • Sourdough - R38
  • Baguette - R28
  • Paninis - R7.50
  • Farm Loaf (1.4kg - white and brown) - R29
  • Mini-Farm Loaf (white and brown) - R10
  • Pastéis de Nata - R15
  • Bento Chocolate Ganache Cake - R65
  • Bento Carrot Cake - R75
  • Basque Cheesecake - R65
  • Daily Specials
Malmalva Marshmallows
  • Melktert
  • Electric Vodka
  • Dark & Stormy
  • Mexican Unicorn
  • Granadilla Twist
  • Lemon Poppy
  • Brandy & Coke



The deli at Gansbaai Bakhuis is stocked with all the goodies you will need for picnics, platters and your wellness needs.

What to Expect
  • Cold Smoked Trout
  • Smoked Trout
  • Cheese Boxes (variety of different cheeses)
  • Olive Tapenade
  • Balsamic Vinegar
  • Preserves
  • Jams
  • Black Peppercorns
  • Crushed Salt
  • Flour (Eureka Mills)
  • Caramel Fudge
  • Giant Cookies
  • Castor Oil (for face & body)

Liquor Boutique

Liquor Boutique

Gansbaai Bakhuis has a liquor boutique specialising in a handpicked selection of locally sourced wines, craft beer and gin.

Local Wine
  • Flying Dutchman
  • Baleia Wine Estate
  • Bruce Jack Wines
  • Salt Rock Wines
  • Deep Rooted Wines
  • Newton Johnson Family Wines
  • Lomond Wine Estate
  • Thiart Wines
  • The Drift Estate
  • The Giant Periwinkle
Craft Beer
  • Folke & Goode
  • Old Tin Hat

Feel free to ask the knowledgeable team for guidance to ensure you find the perfect match and enjoy a tasting while you’re at it! 

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Gansbaai Bakhuis has an indoor and outdoor seating area perfect for breakfast, lunch and everything in between.

Restaurant Menu
  • Breakfast
  • Toasted Sandwiches 
  • Snacks and Starters
  • Mains
  • Something Sweet
  • Meal of the Day
  • Hot Beverages
  • Drinks (wine & beers)




“We ate and drank wine at this quirky bottleshop, restaurant and bakery. The atmosphere was friendly, and the staff were funny. The food was so good we returned to Gansbaai Bakhuis for breakfast the next day, which was just as tasty.”  Debbie Williamson
“Gansbaai Bakhuis has an excellent bakery. Ciabatta, sourdough, and baquettes are all excellent!”  Jean-Pierre Botha
“Lovely homemade breads. I love the kelp bread. You get friendly and helpful service too.  Gansbaai Bakhuis has a great selection of wine and craft beer.  A great addition to Gansbaai shopping.”  Letitia Thelen
“The bread is freshly baked in-house, and the taste is just great! Visit Gansbaai Bakhuis, you won’t be sorry!”  Ard O
“Gansbaai Bakhuis has the best bread in the region!”  Johan De Smidt
“We popped in at Gansbaai Bakhuis yesterday. What a marvellous discovery! To find a bakery of this calibre anywhere is a joy! We bought several things and left with Kalahari rock salt, raw Overberg honey, delicious baguettes, local hard cheeses and some wonderful craft beers. We noticed some wines there that we'd never seen before. They have an extensive collection from local wineries. This is a jewel.”  Claudia Kisch
“The bakery bakes the best bread in town!”  Janine Taylor
“Gansbaai Bakhuis is worth a visit. You should also try the flavourful melt-in-your-mouth Marshmallows.”  Nadia Mostert Waterson



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