Bakeries and Delis in Hermanus
There’s nothing quite like a warm slice of homemade bread or cake coupled with a fine cup of coffee to be enjoyed in a gorgeous valley or oceanfront setting. This recipe for happiness exists in small pockets all around Hermanus where you can find packaged delights, eats and treats and freshly baked fares at one of the loveable bakeries and delis in the town.
Bakeries serve as a morning hotspot or ideal place to enjoy an afternoon tea paired with a slice of decadence and Hermanus boasts a number of wonderful bakers who specialise in tantalizing the taste buds. Some places that you can check in for fresh bakes are at the Hermanus Country Market, Fusion Restaurant, The Village Stall, Hermanuspietersfontein Kos en Wyn Market and Pack ‘n Bake, to mention just a few.
Take your pick from a variety of artisan breads, quiches, pies, cakes and tarts which leaves locals and holidaymakers spoilt for choice. Find your favourite baker tucked between the vineyards or down an alley of art galleries and guest houses. There’s even a bakery and deli that employs a special kind of Italian technique to their baking nestled in a supreme country setting.
Those who are on low carb / no carb diets will be delighted to find banting chocolate brownies and breads on offer and other marvelous, gluten free creations. Those with an affinity for all things savoury can indulge with homemade chicken, lamb, pork or mince pies and those with a sweet tooth can hunt out a salted caramel and chocolate ganache.
Make a stop off at the deli to purchase locally made olive oil, preserves, honey, cured meats and canned goods to take home or add to your picnic basket for a day on the cliffs of Walker Bay. Choose from an array of specialty cheeses, local wines, gourmet sausages and Italian gelato. Always check the daily specials boards for updates on freshly delivered ingredients.