Situated right at the bottom end of Loop Street (just below the Village Idiot) is Cape Town's bicycle lifestyle hub. Completely perplexed by this term the owner went on to show us that shop provided a platform for local Cape Town creatives who produce jewellery, posters, baskets, art and all manner of bike accessories.
They serve up a fantastic locally roasted cup of coffee, that I enjoyed with a bowl on golden muesli, fresh fruit and the creamiest yogurt. They also house the MOST delicious apple danishes I have ever had!
But apart from the delicious food and eclectic collection of goods their main focus is their bicycles. Not only can you hire a range of bikes for all sorts of activities but you can also book cycling tours through them and cycle around the Western Cape's scenic surrounds. You can opt for a tour that includes a gourmet picnic (yes please!) or a tour that includes pizza and wine pairing (again, yes please!). You can also design your own tour (hello romantic date ideas!)
For more information check out their website: http://www.andbikes.co.za
Or pop into their store
Address: 32 Loop Street, Cape Town CBD
Opening hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 -17:00 and Saturdays 08:00 - 13:00