A few weeks ago, I made my first visit to beautiful Babylonstoren near Franschhoek.
This is quite a picture heavy post, and this is a very edited version of the pics I took on the day.
The farm’s history can be traced back as far as 1690, and used to serve as a food supplier to the ships passing through the Cape.
Today, the 8 acre garden has been rejuvenated into a formal structure, inspired by the Company Gardens. Every single plant in the garden is edible and is grown as biologically as possible.
We went on a guided around the gardens, and had most of the 300 varieties explained to us.
Babel is the restaurant at the farm. Here we were served a delicious lunch based around the fruit and veg that is in season in the garden. The herbs, fruit and veg used in the restaurant are gathered daily from the garden.
I can’t wait to visit in the Spring to see how much the garden has changed,
Contact Babylonstoren on 021 863 3852 or at firstname.lastname@example.org