Farm stalls

No road trip is complete without a stop at a farm stall (or padstal as they are referred to here in South Africa). Some farm stalls serve the best breakfasts, some sell the most delicious venison pies and some are just quirky. Here's a selection that I've had the pleasure of stretching my legs at...

Desert Rose Farm Stall, N7
A reasonably-priced quirky spot in the middle of nowhere where you can grab a bite to eat, padkos for the road and a vintage trinket while the kids run and play safely outside. Read more

Ou Tronk, Riversdale 
There are plenty of places to stop for a bite to eat and a leg-stretch along the N2, but if you prefer something more quirky with a slightly dark history, then make a turn off the N2 in Riversdale to the Ou Tronk. Once a jail and now a coffee shop, you are bound to find all sorts of interesting things to snoop through, not to mention a very affordable homemade meal. Read more