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Kfm 30 Best of the Cape Awards 2023 announced

Today Kfm, the Cape’s largest radio station, announced its 30 Best of the Cape businesses in the Western Cape, having narrowed down its Top 5 Finalists in each category after its 1,2 million listeners voted, and revealing the 30 category winners.

The 30 winners are the following:

Eat & Drink :

*. Best Breakfast Spot : Bo-Kaap Deli

*. Best Date Night Restaurant : Chefs Warehouse at Beau Constantia

*. Best Takeaway Spot: Butler’s Pizza

*. Best Coffee: Bootlegger Coffee Company

*. Best Pet-friendly Eatery : The Grill Shack

*. Best Local Craft Beer: Darling Brew in Woodstock

*. Best Family Restaurant: Ashley’s Family Restaurant in Goodwood

*. Best Farm Stall: Peregrine Farm Stall in Grabouw

‘. Best Biltong: J&M

*. Best Bakery : Ou Meul Bakery & Café

*. Best Local Craft Spirit Brand: Hout Bay Harbour Distillery in Hout Bay

Fan Favorites

*. Best Professional Sports Team or Person : DHL Stormers

*. Best Amateur Sports Club : Hamilton’s Rugby Club in Green Point

*. Best Local Musician : YoungstaCPT

Business

*. Best Hairdresser: The Mom Salon in Kuilsriver

*. Best Barber: Moustache Barber Shop in Camps Bay

*. Best Place to Sweat: Parkrun

*. Best Neighbourhood Shop: The Roots Earth Friendly Pantry

*. Best Internet Service Provider : Afrihost

*. Best Online Store : Takealot.com

*. Best Professional Service Provider : Dogs Day Out in Strand

Stay

*. Best Wedding Venue: Joubertsdal Country Estate in Swellendam

*. Best Weekend Stay: Kagga Kamma Nature Reserve in Cederberg

*. Best Dorpie: Knysna

*. Best Hotel: Old MacDaddy Trailer Park

*. Best Market: Elgin Railway Market

Experience

*. Best Farm Stall: Peregrine Farm Stall in Grabouw

*. Best Adventure Experience: Ceres Rail Company in Cape Town

*. Best Tourism Attraction: Table Mountain Cableway

*. Best Wine Farm Experience: Babylonstoren

*. Best Kids Party Spot : Bugs Playpark

A special new Kfm Station Choice Award 2033 went to Bertie, the smallest coffee service in Cape Town.

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Kfm announces its 2022 Best of the Cape category Finalists!

 

Yesterday Kfm spent all day to announce the five finalists in each of its 30 categories of its 2022 Best in the Cape Awards.

It’s more than 1 million listeners will vote in deciding the winner in each of its 30 categories.

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