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…

So tell us what’s your flavour- our love affair with hot butter fudge

        The Whippet has a love affair with fudge. These awesome blocks of greatness was first found in a letter written by Emelyn Battersby Hartridge, a student at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She wrote that her schoolmate’s cousin made fudge in Baltimore, Maryland,  in 1886 and sold it for 40 cents a pound. In…

The Whippet Honey and Boutique Chocolates

It has been a long time coming, and so we have decided to launch our own new range of  boutique chocolates and organic honey. True to our philosophy of supporting locally produced goods we have teamed up with local chocolatier Stefan and local bee keeper Louis to bring you delicious organic honey and pure good…

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…

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.

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.

Join us for another Love Coffee Night – 14 March

For all coffee lovers we will be hosting another coffee love event on the 14th of March from 18:30 to 20:00. This evening is dedicated to our experts teaching you about coffee, how to appreciate and taste different coffees and understanding the  fine art that goes into making the perfect cup. You can also try…

Cakes, Cakes and more Cakes!

Our local bakers have outdone themselves! Our milktarts speak for themselves, and now we are so glad to bring you some new baked heaven in the form of Lemon Curds and Blue Velvet cake – yes Blue Velvet – This Red Velvet Blue Berry infused cake will blow your mind. Share it is or be selfish…

We are open for after work drinks on friday

The Whippet will be open for drinks on Friday to celebrate the end of the year with live music, awesome food and wine and craft beer. Join us from 4pm onwards. We are on the cnr of 7th str and 4th ave Linden.

Free Wi-Fi at The Whippet!

Whether you need to send off an email, or simply need quick internet access while having your meeting (and one of our fresh croissants), you will enjoy all this access at No cost. Yes……We have decided to install Free Wi-Fi at The Whippet in Linden. So please come round and spread the news and make…

Second-hand hardback books wanted

You know that box in the back of that store room in your house filled with second hand hardback books. That box you have been you been keeping for the last 20 years…….we desperately need them for The Whippet – your beautiful books will form part of our main counter as decorative pieces. If you are…