If you haven’t had the chance to visit the beautiful country of Belgium, now’s your chance to experience what it has to offer – right here in Cape Town!

This year marks the 8th edition of Taste of Belgium, a market-style celebration of all things Belgian, from food to art and delectable cuisine.

Organised by the Belgian Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by the Kingdom of Belgium and SAB-InBev, this year’s festival will be hosted at the Ambassador’s residence in Newlands Cape Town – on Belgian soil!

Following Belgium’s Kings Day celebration, Taste of Belgium takes place on Saturday the November 16, 2019 as part of many festivities supported by Belgian communities in South Africa for “Belgian Week”.

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Join the many Belgian producers and traders’ locally showcasing their wares, have a stroll on the Flea Market, organised by Belgica Club, and enjoy authentic Belgian beers and national cuisine – sample traditional Flemish stew, Belgian fries, cheese croquettes or dive into some ‘moules frites’! Satisfy your sweet tooth with some chocolate, fine pastries and tarts or waffles while you take in the products, designs and displays at the market.

Opening at 10am and running until 5pm, it’s the perfect day out and will offer something for the whole family! There’s a play area and pool to keep the kids entertained (lifeguard on duty) while you enjoy the market offerings – or find a spot in the beautiful garden to relax and enjoy a cold Belgian brew.

The market ends at 5pm and is followed by a sunset concert of Nomadic Orchestra. The perfect end to a glorious day of Belgian fun and festivities.

Market opens at 10am – 5pm, Concert 5.30pm until 7pm – stalls will stay open

Entrance to the market is free and parking will be available alongside the residence. Concert tickets are R50 and may be purchased at the market on the day.

Picture: Supplied

 

Details

Date: November 16
Time: 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Cost: Free

Venue

Belgian Embassy residence
29 Boshof Avenue, Newlands
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Aimee Pace

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