Four and Twenty
Sing a song of (OK, slightly more than) sixpence at Four and Twenty Cafe and Pantry in Chelsea Village, Wynberg, a 'mystically delicious' local treasure in the 'burbs.
We've moved in to the Southern 'burbs for a few weeks so last weekend we took ourselves for a walk around Chelsea Village in Wynberg to see what we could see. Most of the antique and designer furniture shops were very much out of our price range, so we window-shopped and kept walking and looking for something we could actually afford. Like a cup of coffee.
To our happy surprise, we stumbled across Four and Twenty Café and Pantry, a little treasure trove of breakfast-y cake-y decadence! If I tell you that the idea for Four and Twenty was dreamt up by owner Marijke and Tracy-Leigh at the foot of the Eiffel Tower over a box of Parisian macarons, you'll have a rough idea of what their café and pantry feels like.
Both Grande Dimploma Cordon Bleu chefs, Marijke and Tracy-Leigh are passionate about using tradition, technique and imagination to create something that in their words “is both gorgeous to look at and mystically delicious to eat!”.
The Café serves breakfasts and brunch, for example griddle-toasted brioche with truffled butter, local brie, and pan-fried porcini, light lunches such as a poached pear salad or creamy truffled cauliflower soup, or even warm milk and cookies if you're only a little bit peckish.
The Pantry is stocked full of local produce, home-made deli items, artisan goodies, fresh daily breads and pastries, and hand-crafted confectionery.
Four and Twenty is at 23 Wolfe Street, opposite the Maynardville Park, home of the Maynardville Open Air Theatre.
For more information and food photography to make your mouth water, visit their website
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