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The Tastes and Tunes of Bo-Kaap

The Tastes and Tunes of Bo-Kaap

Duration:1.5 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

We are a team of Bo-Kaap residents who share a love, reverence and deep connection to this place called Bo-Kaap. Rafiq and Bilqees are experienced tour guides with over 15 years’ experience as tour guides. Fayruza is our culinary queen and a seasoned host offering Cape-Malay cooking experiences. Zaid our musical maestro, comes from a long line of musicians steeped in the traditional rhythms of…
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What we’ll do

You will enjoy an authentic three-course fusion Cape Malay dining experience at Fayruza’s home. Fayruza has taken traditional Cape-Malay cuisine and fused it with inspirations from her travels. After your scrumptious main meal, tuck into your dessert while the beats of the traditional “Ghoema” music takes you back to the joy and sadness of the slaves of the time. Kindly note that this experience…

What else you should know

The music being played is not in English, however an explanation of each song will be provided by the musicians. This ensures a greater undertanding, enjoyment and appreciation of the music. Enjoy your meal in a peaceful, tranquil environment and experience Cape Malay hospitality at its best.

What I’ll provide

Snacks, Appetizers, Dinner and Dessert

Where you'll be

Fayruza’s home is situated in the historic Malay quarters known as the Bo-Kaap. The family home has been in her family for generations. The Malay quarter is peppered with history, culture, vibrant colours, and local hospitality. A fusion of smells, sounds, tastes and people to carry you to a bygone era.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 10 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

The music being played is not in English, however an explanation of each song will be provided by the musicians. This ensures a greater undertanding, enjoyment and appreciation of the music. Enjoy your meal in a peaceful, tranquil environment and experience Cape Malay hospitality at its best.

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

Airbnb Experiences are vetted for quality

  • Local experts

    Led by locals who love where they’re from and what they do.

  • Small groups

    With intimate group sizes, you’ll never get lost in the crowd.

  • High standards

    Every experience is reviewed for unique access.

Rafiq
The Tastes and Tunes of Bo-Kaap
New experience
$54/person
New experience
$54/person