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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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A visitor of a different kind!

A visitor of a different kind!


Posted on Mar 14, 2017

Our Friendly Visitor – Donald the Egyptian Goose In the past few weeks, we had a very tame Egyptian goose camped out in from of Dutchies. Recently we have heard that his name is Donald and he was reared from young by a boy in the town, his name is Donald!  Have a look at how friendly Donald is in the video below!   ...

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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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OAPD Awareness Week at Dutchies!

OAPD Awareness Week at Dutchies!


Posted on Jan 30, 2017

OAPD Awareness Week at Dutchies! “Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much!”    Come and be apart of a special intiative that is solely aided to raise funds for Overstrand Association of People with Disabilities (OAPD). OAPD is a special organisation based in the Overstrand Region that cares for individuals with disabilities. In collaboration with ‘Lighthouse to Lighthouse’, Hermanuspietersfontien and Hein Wagner; Dutchies will be hosting a week of Awareness for OAPD and Camphill Hermanus School. We challenge you to get involved and help a very worthy cause in your community! We have planned a range of events, that will allow for many opportunities to get involved.  See OAPD Awareness Week Program For more information, visit our Facebook...

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“Gezelligheid kent geen tiyd”

“Gezelligheid kent geen tiyd”


Posted on Jan 12, 2017

There is a saying in Dutch that says “Gezelligheid kent geen tijd”, it could be described as the same in English when we say “Time flies when you’re having fun”. However, this Dutch saying has even deeper meaning, when we are Gezellig it’s making time for each  other, for connecting with people, for exchanging dreams and enjoying each other’s company. This all-encompassing word is often translated as ‘cozy’, but it describes an atmosphere which is pleasant, friendly, welcoming, fun, sociable, delightful, togetherness, belonging ….. it’s just, well, gezellig! Gezellig is our heartbeat at Dutchies, it is a place where you can enjoy your dinner and glass of wine in an atmosphere that appreciates the beauty and culture of gezelligheid! That is our philosophy, we encourage you to  purposely make some time with your family and friends and be...

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