#Articles

Why should you live in, or at least visit, the Upper Highway Area? Well, because nowhere else in the world will you encounter so many different cultures, adventures, city life and country life, all in one place. Every need is catered for and there is so much to be explored.

The local communities are home to people who care and foster a neighbourly attitude; giving the area that extra touch of magic.

This “articles section” is dedicated to showcasing the community, local businesses, events, local hot spots and so much more…. Take a look!

The Rage Room

The Rage Room

“Anger doesn’t solve anything. It builds nothing, but it can destroy everything.” Hear us out: A place where you could smash things to smithereens, and destroy all that anger before it destroys you? We’ve created a safe space to do just that. An out-the-box concept...

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Hayway’s Gourmet Pizzas

Hayway’s Gourmet Pizzas

Support Upper Highway Restaurants and Frontline workers. Our second featured establishment for Tuesday 29 June 2021 is Hayway's Gourmet Pizzas Order a meal for your family and order another for a frontline worker. Hayway's Gourmet Pizzas will be delivering pizza to...

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La Pizza Pazza

La Pizza Pazza

Support Upper Highway Restaurants and Frontline workers. Our first featured establishment is La Pizza Pazza Order a meal for your family and order another for a frontline worker. La Pizza Pazza will be delivering pizza to the Hillcrest Police station this evening at...

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Talloula

Talloula

This month we will be visiting different establishments to track down the best scones in the Upper Highway! Our first stop was the beautiful Talloula It was a crisp cold morning but Treat Cafe at Talloula in Bothas Hill was warm and inviting. So we could tell you...

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1000 Hills Chef School

1000 Hills Chef School

1000 Hills Chef School is to be found at the top of Bothas Hill. We ventured up there on a hot Saturday afternoon. We were immediately impressed by the Covid Protocols in place. We were met at the entrance to the establishment by a student who took our temperatures...

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Millflour Cafe @ Fig Trees Farm

Millflour Cafe @ Fig Trees Farm

Fig Trees Farm This quaint little "farm" has undergone a major facelift in the last couple of months, and boy has it bounced back in a big way! With offerings from Lazer Tag to golf, biltong, boutique shops, and the fabulous Millflour Cafe, there's something for the...

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Velvet Coffee Co

Velvet Coffee Co

Velvet. Coffee co A very quick cappuccino on a Friday afternoon. We popped into Velvet Coffee Co in the Maytime Center (Kloof) Service was prompt and friendly. Quality coffee from Bluebird Coffee Roastery combined with the perfect silky foam made for a very enjoyable...

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The Italian Corner Upper highway

The Italian Corner Upper highway

Wow, it's hot! Ice Cream anyone? Milk tart flavour? Mango sorbet? Bubblegum? We visited The Italian Corner Upper highway located at Fig Trees Farm and another branch in Link Hills Center. They have a wide range of sorbets and gelato, can be served in a cone, cup or...

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NOSH

NOSH

On a sweeter note, if you are looking for something to satisfy your sweet tooth (or savoury), N O S H is the perfect spot to do just that. This dainty dessert cafe, located in the Hillcrest Centre, offers everything but a dainty selection of the most tantalising...

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Norrir

Norrir

We are trying to be a little healthier Lets be honest we not the water and boring food kinda couple but we found a solution to our bad eating habits We discovered a small startup business in UH owned by two incredible ladies! Norrir ! Quick, convenient, fresh, healthy...

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The Real Meat Co

The Real Meat Co

The Real Meat Co located in Builders way Hillcrest is a beautiful hidden gem with incredibly friendly staff and a wide range of specialty items from meat to jams. We regularly pop in for a coffee but today we tried their burgers. Burgers are a good size for the price,...

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Stonehouse Kitchen

Stonehouse Kitchen

Stonehouse a mid week day off found us travelling up Bothas Hill to stone house cafe for a late breakfast/early lunch. The ordering system is different but effective. Collect your table number on arrival, choose your table, go through the menu and make your choices....

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The Library Bistro

The Library Bistro

What are you to do on a wet and rainy Friday, it's after work you honestly don’t feel like cooking, yet you crave a hearty meal without the hefty price? Simple, you go to The Library Bistro in Hillcrest’s Lillie’s Quarters. The Library Bistro offers a wonderful...

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The Hussar Grill Kloof

The Hussar Grill Kloof

We visited The Hussar Grill Kloof and were seated by a hospitable waitress Ntokozo. She offered us the couples special which is a starter and main or main and dessert for only R370! For Monday – Thursday evenings. Plus we received a complimentary bottle of The Hussar...

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The Real Food Store

The Real Food Store

What does a R100 buy you in Kloof on a Saturday morning? 2 cappuccinos 1 toasted cheese on freshly baked Sourdough 1 toasted cheese and ham on freshly baked Sourdough And a bonus prezzie of 2 mini Did our morning shopping at Kloof Village Mall and I needed a...

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The Nature Company

The Nature Company

The giant crumpet! On our mission to explore the Upper Highway we found ourselves at The Nature Company 102 Kloof Falls Road. The Nature company is a beautiful nursery and cafe. The nursery is renowned for its different orchids, statues and interesting plants. The...

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The Green House Cafe

The Green House Cafe

Keeping it local, we had a very pleasant lunch at The Green House Cafe today. It's super hot and Friday so we opted for Milkshakes rather than a coffee (we'll return for the coffee ) 1 Chocolate and 1 Strawberry! I had a chicken, bacon & mushroom stack served with...

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