From now onwards…….Tuesdays are cake days!

Yes most of us if not all of us love them………………………cakes! We are renaming Tuesdays – as Cake Days.  We have challenged our local bakers to come up with a brand new cake platter every Tuesday. The platters will have three of the most delicious small boutique cakes for between R30 and R35. Why have…

New Darkhorse range arrives

We are so glad to announce a  new range  from Dark horse that just arrived. This designer couple has made The Whippet their Joburg home. Please pop by to view some of their awesome travel bags, wallets and satchels. Ladies – these make great unique gifts as they are they wont be available anywhere else in…

Year end furniture sale

We are entering the final stretch of the year and have decided to once again launch a year-end furniture sale. For those that don’t know, The Whippet (Jaco and Lucky) manufactures all our own furniture from recycled wood. Every few months we completely revamp the store by selling out all the current furniture at ridiculously…

From milk to art

Whether it is a tulip, a swan or a leaf, we tend to judge the quality of a cappuccino, or at least the barista on how well he can make your skinny or full cream favourite into a piece of art. As part of our journey towards coffee excellence we have asked Ishan Natalie (two…

Welcome to Linden Woodlady

We welcome The Woodlady to the neighbourhood It’s awesome to see how Linden is taking shape in such a short time. Some new designers (Letitia and Lare) have made Linden their home. The Woodlady designs and produces various handmade products from recycled wood. Because of their environmental consciousness, with a strong focus on recycling and…

Our new artisan baker – We welcome Fourie to The Whippet

Fresh bread and hot farm butter. Wood fired oven bread and the rich smell of Rooibos. The Whippet loves bringing you local bakers, but more importantly the chance to share their passion with you. Fourie (a local from Robindale – our sister neighbourhood) is an artisan baker and has made The Whippet his home. From…

Another craft beer joins The Whippet Welcome Lumberjack

We would like to welcome Lumberjack to The Whippet – this medium to full bodied beer with a deep dark red brown hue, has complex malt character driven by loads of dark roasted Crystal Malt and simply tastes damn good. Lumberjack will be available from this coming Friday evening.

All our furniture for sale at cost price.

O so here goes.We have decided to sell all our tables in the store (Fisherman tables) at cost. Our big fisherman tables will sell at R1950 and small fisherman’s at R1300. Benches sell at R800.  So how does it work?: We open at 06:30 – you need to come into the store, claim a table…

We welcome Babylonstoren to The Whippet

It gives us great pleasure to welcome Babylonstoren to The Whippet. We will now be stocking their Olive Oils and easy to drink, crisp Chenin Blanc.   Please pop by the store to try them out or buy a tin as a gift.

Our coffee: The journey towards excellence

After tasting bags and bags of coffee, we were lucky to develop the Linden blend – perfect mix of Malawian and Costa Rican beans, to make a cappuccino that is as creamy as it is punchy. Every day people ask us “so what is the secret to our great coffee?”. We say the recipe is…