Picturesque Paternoster

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I love Cape Town, honestly I do. However, when it comes to the December summer holidays, enthusiastic holiday makers swarm the city, making it a mission to even get to our local supermarket. Needless to say, I thought it would be a good idea to escape the hustle and bustle and go somewhere different for a few days. It wasn’t long before my boyfriend Kyle and I decided we’d love to visit the quaint little fishing village of Paternoster along the magnificent West Coast. We chose to use Airbnb so that we could have the freedom to come and go as we please and try out the various restaurants in Paternoster. Well, I am pleased to say that Paternoster did not disappoint. From the loft we chose on Airbnb to the mouth-watering food we ate, we soon decided that Paternoster was a place that we’d definitely return…

The Airbnb that we stayed in was very well equipped. From bicycles to a Nespresso machine, there was nothing that this charming little loft didn’t have. The owners were even kind enough to leave bacon, eggs, milk, yoghurt and granola for our breakfasts. I highly recommend it for anyone wanting a getaway to this beautiful town. Here’s the link for anyone who might be interested: Jacobsklip Loft on Airbnb . The loft it great value for money and perfect for those who are traveling on a budget.

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The first evening was spent munching down buttery calamari in our very own “pirate ship”,  overlooking the crystal blue ocean. This unique little restaurant is called Seekombuis, accessed by a very dusty dirt road just outside the town.

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We enjoyed our trusty gin and dry lemon cocktails while dodging the cheeky seagulls.

The next day was spent exploring the town of Paternoster and searching for more good restaurants to try out.

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A successful day out in the sun ended with a few intense games of Uno as the wind started to pick up. We looked forward to our dinner reservation at Blikkkie Pizzeria which to our delight, served us one of the best pizzas I’ve ever had!

Our evening attire:

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Jenna:

Jeans – Topshop (Jamie jeans) 

Top – Edgars 

Bag – Fossil 

Sandals – A market in Spaindsc_1319

Kyle: 

Shirt – Old Khaki

Flops – Old Khaki

Shorts – Woolworths Man  

The Next day Kyle and I headed off to our lunch reservation at the Noisy Oyster Restaurant. We were so indulged in the delicious food they served. From the starter to the desert, each dish was so unique and full of flavour. We couldn’t get enough!

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The Restaurant itself was delightfully quirky. I had a good laugh in the girls bathroom, which was plastered with black and white photos of famous male models (Including Buzz lightyear?). The staff were all lovely and even talked Kyle into trying his first (Award winning) oyster.

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After rolling out of the restaurant Kyle and I decided to walk off our “food babies” and explore a bit more. I absolutely loved wearing this ocean inspired dress from Woolworths SA which kept me cool in the warm weather and floated in the sea breeze

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On the very last night we decided to treat ourselves to one more delicious meal at Die See Kat. My chicken stir fry was so delicious that I gobbled it up before I could even take a photo. However, I somehow managed to snap a picture of desert (sticky toffee pudding) before I attacked that too.

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The sunset was absolutely spectacular that evening so we took the opportunity to capture some pictures for a little outfit of the day post

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Skirt – Forever 21

Crochet halter top – Cotton On Body 

Silver Hooped Earnings – Lovisa  

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I can’t wait to go back to Paternoster. It was a wonderfully relaxing getaway to eat good food and soak up some sun. The spectacular beaches, rustic white houses and interesting people made us feel as if we were on our own little Greek island. I highly recommend it!

Until next time… (While I still recover from my food coma)

 

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