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Koningsdag|Kings Day 2017

Koningsdag|Kings Day 2017


Posted on May 2, 2017

Koningsday|Kings Day 2017   Kings Day was a joyous day of celebration, fun was had by all! Dutchies was painted in orange from the staff to the decor to our guests adding their flare for the special day!  Guests got served a complimentary Dutchies cocktail made from Aperol and was treated with the dutch treat tompouce after their meal! Our guests were entertained by DJ Master Blaq and Takura and thereafter we had Simon with his band giving a twist with African Jazz!  Thank you to all who came out to celebrate this day! We looking forward to all the festivities next year, be sure to save the date!    http://dutchies.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/VID-20170427-WA0027-1.mp4 [Show...

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Seven Weekends Left!

Seven Weekends Left!


Posted on Mar 17, 2017

There are seven more weekends left to enjoy our summer lounge before we close for the winter! We still have the Overstrand Late Summer Festival running at the lounge with different exhibitions taking place each week. There is an exciting line up during Easter, more details to follow soon! The lounge has been such a hit so far among locals and tourists in Hermanus, they love to relax and put their feet up! Have a look here!   In February we had the honor of hosting a very special event with The Global Challenge at our restaurant. Monique Kalkman, an amazing paraplegic sports woman, was asked to help raise funds for OAPD by sharing her story at Dutchies amongst friends, locals and professional female golf players from around the world. Monique, after being diagnosed with cancer became paralyzed from the waist down. Monique revisited her dreams and became the only Paralympic champion, in two sports namely, wheelchair tennis and table tennis. She became the first and only female athlete in two different individual sports winning golden Paralympic medals. Her inspirational story she shared with us has left footprints in our hearts! During her time in Hermanus, Monique was invited to host a tennis and table tennis workshop for the disabled in Hawston with the clients of OAPD. It left them with a refreshing look at overcoming obstacles and pursuing their dreams!  Thank you to Monique and Tania from the The Global Challenge for allowing Dutchies to be apart of this special initiative and event!  On Sunday the 19th of March during the afternoon, Dutchies will be welcoming the Lighthouse to Lighthouse ladies from their 100 km walk. The restaurant will be closed during that time and will reopen for dinner!    Totsiens Joke and Daan P.S Save the Date for Jazz Evening on the 31 March and Kings Day on the 27th April!                ...

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When Passion meets Purpose!

When Passion meets Purpose!


Posted on Mar 8, 2017

February, known as the month of love, has been a special month for us at Dutchies! We had the privilege of hosting an Awareness and fundraising week for the Overstrand of Association of Peoples with Disabilities (OAPD), which has been such a wonderful success! In collaboration with Lighthouse to Lighthouse, we were able raise over R 40 000 for OAPD. We are delighted that we had the opportunity to live out our passion at our work , we will keep you posted about OAPD Awareness Week 2018! Our Summer Lounge will be open until after Easter, because of its popularity we have decided to host another festival, the Late Summer Festival! Be sure to come visit us for sushi and cocktails with the view of one of the most beautiful beaches in Cape Town!  The festival will be filled with tastings, art and photography exhibitions and music! Have a look at the festival schedule here.  One guest had this to say about the lounge:   Have a look at our video below to entice you some more!  Dutchies Cocktails and Sunsets  ...

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A celebratory surprise this Friday

A celebratory surprise this Friday


Posted on Apr 23, 2016

A celebratory surprise this Friday Our 2016 Koningsdag/Freedom Day celebrations continue on Friday with a very special addition to our our month end live music. The amazing SNL Trio will be playing, accompanied by one of the most talented jazz and soul vocalists in South Africa, Haydn Gardner. Often compared to old Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra himself, Haydn’s approach to well known standards or contemporary tunes are captivating. A very exciting vocalist to watch! Bring your dancing shoes! Please remember to book to avoid disappointment....

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Double Up the celebrations at Dutchies! We are so excited! This year the biggest annual Dutch celebration, Koningsdag, and the very important South African holiday, Freedom Day, fall on the same day…so it is the perfect opportunity to have double the fun!! Koningsdag is the celebration of the King’s birthday. More than that it is a celebration of unity. It is not, as many think, about royal-worshipping or even patriotism, it’s about oneness. It is the biggest party ever. Holland lets its hair down en-masse and, almost literally, paints the cities, towns and villages Orange. It is a day filled with joy and celebration. Kings Day is a great equalizer because everyone can participate. All you need is an orange shirt and you can head out into the streets to experience the oneness and the gezelligheid of the Dutch people. On this day Holland is filled with chiming bells, music, performers, an abundance of food and drink, and the sounds of laughter and love. Ge-zel-lig!!! As usual Dutchies will be decked out in Orange for the occasion; serving the delicious traditional Tompoes (complete with orange icing); celebratory Herring will be on the menu and we have entertainment lined up for the whole family for the day. And, as usual, should you don an outstanding orange outfit, you could win a prize! The weather is looking fine on Wednesday so we will be having a Koningsdag Castle Competition. Come and build a sandcastle from 9am on the beach in front of  Dutchies. At 11h30 Anina Lee, from Whale Coast Conservation, will come and select a winner and then reveal a bit of the magic of pure nature to be found on beautiful Grotto Beach. DJ Sharklady will be playing from 11am until late. She is brilliant at providing just the right music with sounds ranging from Buddha Bar and loungy music to Funky House, Swing and Jazz. And the good news is that the weather looks like it is going to be fine for the celebrations! See you on Wednesday 27th April 2016! Please remember to book to avoid...

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Jazz it up this Easter

Jazz it up this Easter


Posted on Mar 23, 2016

Jazz it up this Easter Oh yes…it is Autumn. There’s a nip in the air, the sea’s a bit wild and champagne air abounds. We are so looking forward to an Easter Autumn sunset to the sounds of the SNL Jazz Trio this coming Friday. The weekend is looking wettish, starting with thunderstorms predicted for the early hours of Saturday morning. So enjoy the mild weather and outdoors on Friday with an early dinner or cocktails on the terrace and music by three jazz musicians of note. They play across a range of genres; have performed with musical greats the world over; and are not to be missed!! Simon Annett Luke Townsend Nelson Malela Please remember it is Easter so booking is essential to avoid...

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