Like sunshine on a plate, lemon meringue is the perfect dessert for a hot Karoo afternoon.
Explore the magic of Matjiesfontein on foot, with the red earth beneath you and the wide, open blue sky above. Watch the birds of prey wheel and turn while you breathe the famous Champagne air as the veld comes alive around you.
“The great thing about cake is it doesn't feel like work. You forget about work. Kids, adults, they all get the same look in their eye when they're decorating cakes... That's the magic right there.”
Whether you’re staying at Matjiesfontein, or simply passing through, our historic pub is well worth a visit. Pop in for a quiet pint and pub lunch and enjoy the saloon-like atmosphere.
One of our favourite Karoo crops of the year is the prickly pear that grows on the bountiful cacti in the surrounding desert and veld. The fruit is just starting to flower now.