Best spots for break­fast or lunch

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Where should you go for break­fast, lunch or a snack? Where the lo­cals go, of course.

Vil­lage Café, Swakop­mund

At this spot, you get a tin mug, a tin plate and lots of at­mos­phere. Or­der a boerekoffie (R36), sweet­ened with con­densed milk, while you con­sider your op­tions: toasted sand­wiches, omelettes, pancakes… If you’re re­ally hun­gry, try a burger (R32) or a stir-fry wrap (R60). Don’t for­get to or­der a slice of milk tart (R28) – it’s so big it spills over the side of your plate!

Or or­der one of their “Ter­mi­na­tor” sand­wiches: fill­ings in­clude any­thing from steak and mince to veg­eta­bles and fried onions (R65 – R98). Dogs are wel­come: Or­der a Dogfather (a piece of boere­wors R14) or the Quar­ter Hounder (a beef patty R20) for Fluffy. Where? 21 Sam Nu­joma Av­enue GPS: S22.67858 E14.52551 Open­ing times: Week­days from 7 am to 5 pm; Satur­days from 7 am to 1 pm. Con­tact: 00 264 64 404 723;


Shalom farm­ers mar­ket, Swakop­mund

You’d be sur­prised at the range of fruit and veg­eta­bles grown on the Swakop River. Visit the Shalom farm on a Satur­day morn­ing and have a look. There are ta­bles in the shade, play­ful farm dogs and home-made de­lights like tarts, cakes, scones, quiche and brötchen. Where? About 12 km east of Swakop­mund on the D1901, via the B2 to Wind­hoek. GPS: S22.63800 E14.64240 When? Satur­day from 8.45 am to 2 pm. Con­tact: 00 264 81 149 5222

Monkey Puz­zle, Swakop­mund

This fun cof­fee shop on the Lit­tle Foot Nurs­ery grounds is next to a carwash. While you have your Hilux pam­pered, or­der a cof­fee or a milk tart­flavoured milk­shake (true story). There’s a jun­gle gym and a sand­pit for the kids to play in while you have break­fast. Where? At the Lit­tle Foot Nurs­ery on the Hen­ties Bay road, next to Medi-Clinic. GPS: S22.65685 E14.53561 Open­ing times: Tues­day to Fri­day from 8 am to 5 pm; Satur­day from 8 am to 1 pm; Sun­day from 9 am to 1 pm. Con­tact: 00 264 64 461 717

Café An­ton, Swakop­mund

Try the buf­fet break­fast (R85) or page through the Re­pub­likein over a cup of cof­fee and a slice of cake. Where? Ground floor of the Sch­weiz­er­haus Ho­tel, 1 Bis­marck Street. GPS: S22.67705 E14.52398 Open­ing times: Daily from 6.30 am to 7 pm. Con­tact: 00 264 64 400 331;


Shalom farm­ers mar­ket

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