Some days are just too beautiful to spend inside, and that’s where you’ll be glad you visited us. With scenic views of the Theewaterskloof Dam and one of our legendary picnics, any day will be one to remember, no matter what the occasion. Don’t worry about bringing anything – we’ll kit you out with a blanket, a brimmingly full basket and all your cutlery and crockery.
Basket for 2 @ R350.00 Basket for 4 @ R650.00 Tuesday – Sunday @ 10:30 – 17:00 We also cater for picnic parties and special occasions.
The basket contains a selection of lovingly chosen on-site produce: smoked trout, apple-smoked free-range chicken breasts, a bouquet of hand-crafted cheeses, some cold meats, freshly-baked bread, a seasonal salad straight from the garden, and your choice of complimentary Apple- or Grapetizer, cool water or a bottle of wine. Whether you’re planning a romantic date, a fun day out with the family or a relaxing afternoon fishing with the boys, we’re sure to fit your occasion ‘to the tee’.
Our popular Smokehouse Tour and Tasting has grown organically over the past 2 years. This interactive fun tour, covering the history, curing, processes and methods of hot and cold smoking, allows our customers and the public the opportunity to experience The Aphrodisiac Shack Smokehouse and the traditional art of smoking foods first hand. A journey of the senses. An entertaining factual interaction with either a cheese and wine pairing or a beer and meat pairing. You will get to see, smell ,taste and feel your way around the art of smoking. Come and experience the love and passion we put into everything we produce.
Tour @ R180.00 Tuesday – Friday @ 10:30 – 18:00 Saturdays & Sundays @ 10:00 – 18:30 By booking from October – March.
We start the day at 10:30 am with freshly ground coffee and Introductions. A brief discussion about the coffee trade and roasting process, whilst enjoying home baked delights. This is followed by the now famous and popular Interactive tour of the smoke house, the history, curing, processes and methods of hot and cold smoking. The humorous stories of the journey that have brought about the birth and rising of what is today The Aphrodisiac Shack and the past 25 years in the trade. This is followed suitably at 11.30 am with Hand crafted Beer and Meat pairing. We discuss the tasting etiquette, brewing methods, the various roasting of the barley, the characteristics as well as the beer making process. We then pair them with various meats that enhance and complement the beer, such as salami, smoked duck breast, pancetta and many more. At 12:30 am we break for half an hour. Guests can enjoy the scenery, admire our little family of ducks on the dam and get to know each other. Lunch is served at 1pm (menu varies according to seasons). Wine flows freely and stories are told with much laughter!! After lunch we offer a selection of South Africa’s best hand crafted cheeses and pair them with our local Stettyn Griffin range of wines (John Platter Gold Medalist). A much needed stroll to digest the days feast is to visit our chickens, ducks and organic vegetable garden is the perfect end to a truly unique gastronomical experience. Our guests depart around 3:30 pm and leave as friends.
Gourmet Foodie Tour @ R750.00 Tuesday – Sunday @ 10:30 – 17:00 Groups of 10 or more
Location & Venue Hire
Our stunning view and unforgettable scenery are available for hire to suit any event – any wedding, team-building, corporate or private function is bound to be a success with this filming location. We provide catering and hiring services as well as our original products, which are guaranteed to enhance any occasion! Venue hire, include costings.
1 – 50 Guests @ R2500.00 51 – 100 Guests @ R4300.00 101 – 150 Guests @ R5500.00 151 – 500 Guests @ R12000.00 501+ Guests @ R25000.00 Menu options to suit your budget.