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.

Our Winter menu launches

True to our Executive Chef’s love for winter food, 2017’s winter menu is bold, good feel food – the aim was to match the vibrancy of our awesome city. This menu further celebrates South African flavours, the resilience of our people and the diversity that makes us human. We are convinced this is our best menu…

Our new Summer menu – It’s bold!

When our executive Chef designed our new summer menu he said “this summer is all about sharing” and bright bold flavours. And that is exactly what he did  – your new menu is fresh with spice, bold in colour and true to Whippet style food – simple but with intense flavour. It is our pleasure…

Making a difference during Mandela day

We will be closed on Monday 18 July to make a difference during Mandela day. We will be posting our story soon of how we supported 2 entrepreneurs to get their new nursery off the ground. We challenge all Linden business owners to also go out and make a difference to our awesome city.