Cricketer Zakir Kathrada grows luscious veg in Melville

With the same level of passion and care as ours, farmer Zakir Kathrada will harvest wild rocket, baby gem lettuce, cherry tomatoes and baby spinach from our farm to our harvest room where our chef will handpick ingredients for his dishes and for you to purchase. This is one of the ways we are actively…

The Whippet In Melville Harvest Store closed on 28 September

Unfortunately we have decided to close our Melville store for today due to our kitchen extractors not working. We cannot guarantee you excellent service and a true Whippet experience under such conditions. We greatly apologize for any inconvenience caused. We will be open normal hours tomorrow.

The Whippet in Melville: Celebrating Melville’s Heritage

What if film Director Wes Anderson, famed for his precise cinematography was asked to design the interiors of a restuarant in the heart of Joburg? The result would be a space which looks like you are walking into a film set.The Whippet in Melville interiors are Wes Anderson inspired, which also looks deep into Johannessburg…

Whippet winter hours

Please take note of our updated weekends winter trading hours for both Whippet in Linden and Whippet in Melville. The Whippet in Linden Saturdays: 07:30am – 16:00pm The Whippet in Melville Saturdays: 08:00am – 16:00pm Sundays: 08:00am – 15:00pm

Burgundy Evening at The Whippet in Melville

📍The Whippet in Melville Harvest Store. #whippetmelvilleburgundyevening We are hosting an exclusive and intimate Burgundy Evening at The Whippet in Melville Harvest Store.The host, one of the youngest wine cellar masters in the industry Nico Grobler will be sharing his passion and philosophy behind making elegant and pure Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. Join us for…

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…