Ever heard of the HOGHOUSE Brewing Co.? Now you have!
This foodie's delight is the Hoghouse BBQ Garage in the heart of Cape Town, and their Hoghouse Bakery & Cafe housed in the historic Jonkershuis building on the Werf at Spier Wine Farm, Stellenbosch.
About Hoghouse BBQ Garage (Restaurant and Brewery)
Inspired by some of the greatest BBQ smokehouses in Texas, Executive Chef PJ Vadas, who has worked with Gordon Ramsey and Angela Hartnett, launched South Africa's first genuine smokehouse. Hoghouse Barbeque Garage and Brewery is located in Ndabeni, Cape Town.
The Hoghouse Restaurant is the kind of place where locals can sit back, relax and tuck into A-grade food within an environment that's as laidback and unpretentious as they come.
The restaurant, built in an old garage, has a view of the brewery and has a relaxed and cosy, yet industrial style, with a wood burning fireplace.
The cooking is based on 'low and slow' style smoked meats, cooked over several hours from dawn 'till dusk, and served with a variety of American deep-south inspired side dishes. It's popular so booking is recommended.
Expect mains like beef brisket, pork belly, buttermilk fried chicken, pulled pork, and pork spare ribs. Starters are tasty basics like BBQ Chicken Wings, tortilla chips with guacamole, and smoked beef croquettes to name a few.
The side dishes are anything but as guests are able to pair their succulent meats with side dishes like sweet corn and cabbage slaw with chipotle mayo; fire-roasted corn on the cob with goat's butter; and charred sweet potato with pecan nuts and maple syrup.
These items will change according to the seasons. Winter makes way for heavier mushroom-dominated dishes, while summer will have lighter ingredients like mozzarella, tomato and asparagus.
Hoghouse Restaurant also has a brewery on site producing craft beer sporting oddish brand names like Hog Tail, Hog Wash, Warthog and Road Hog. It also offers a unique wine list that are not available anywhere else, selected by consulting sommelier, Joakim Hansi Blackadder.
Prices at the Hoghouse Brewing Co are competitive.
Opening Hours: Monday - Friday: 5pm - 9pm (booking is recommended).
42 Morningside Street | Ndabeni | Cape Town | +27 (0) 21 810 4545
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