Mandela day literacy drive

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”Nelson Mandela.In an effort to fight South Africa’s literacy crisis, The Whippet will be joining the Siyafunda Donate-a-Book, Kaya FM and Love Books (Melville 📍) literacy drive in collecting 670 books for primary schools in Soweto. The purpose of this drive is…

The Whippet product range

It has always been our dream to have our own Whippet products and gifts. We wanted you to enjoy delicious food, great coffee and be able to take a piece of The Whippet home with you. Our kitchen takes great pride in introducing our very own Korrelkonfyt, Grapefruit gin salt, Lemon cordial and shopper bags….

The Whippet in Melville Harvest Store

Opening our doors to the public on 09 July 2019, our  new harvest store – The Whippet in Melville – will offer visitors fresh produce harvested straight from our rooftop farm. The Whippet in Melville Harvest Store is part of our bigger dream to introduce a truly farm-to-table experience to this amazing suburb, while also decreasing…

Easter weekend – We are only closed on Monday

  As per normal we want to give each Whippeteer some break during the course of Easter weekend. We will thus be closed on Monday 22 April BUT we will be open on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 April.  See you then and have a great break.

2019 – Our year of harvest and art

Wow – time flies – We still wanted to write this post in Jan and now it’s the 6th of Feb. The city is truly back to normal, the pulse that makes this city work is healthy and we cannot help to sense some renewed optimism for our country. For us – this is a…

Thanks for an amazing 2018

Wow – what a year – we said goodbye to the worst president our new democracy has ever seen, we revamped our whole store (while being open) and we welcomed some amazing new restaurants and families to our awesome suburb. So yes….2018 was hectic, but 2019 is set to be an amazing year, not only…

6 months of planning and our summer menu is here

It has been 6 months of planning, while at the same time completely revamping our Linden store. But hey….. it was so worth it. The Linden store now reflects its 1950’s heritage and our menu reflects our bold approach to food design – Our Executive Chef Ofentse and his passion for flavour (and chilli) seeps…

The Whippet in Linden – we are transforming your store

We can’t believe it’s been 5 years already. The dream for The Whippet started when we drove past this sleepy corner in a then very different suburb and knew – this corner will be our home. The people of Linden is what makes this suburb so great – every baker, grower, butcher and designer has…

Our new menu in celebration of our 5th anniversary

In celebration of our 5th anniversary our Executive Chef Ofentse has launched this bold and vibrant addition to the Joburg food scene. It celebrates the vibrancy of our suburb, the love we have for our own people and the pulse of our amazing city. We hope you can come and enjoy it with us.  …

Welcome back!

Welcome back Joburg and Linden – we hope 2018 will be your best one ever. We are setting out to make 2018 our year of innovation – we just turned 5 and we know that we want to change Jozi’s food scene this year. Our Executive Chef  (Ofenste) and our new Head Chef, Nikita, is…

We are open 1 May 

Monday 1 May is set to be a stunner – We will be open from 06:30am till 3pm. See you for breakfast and lunch.