Eat. Stay. See

More and more food, places to stay and other services are offered by the fishing community in Arniston. Please see below some of the available options. 

Places to Eat

Cathy’s Takeaways

Order Cathy’s fresh fish or fishcakes with salad and fries. Or take a combo out of fish, fishcakes, calamari and salad or chips as side dishes. All prepared with traditional recipes. Chicken and other food also available, as well as side dishes. Other specialties include delightful fridge tarts and traditional jams, such as sour fig (suurvygie).

CONTACT: Cathy Murtz, phone 028 445 9765 or cell phone 072 634 5648.

Enjoy some of the old fishermen’s specialties of Kassiesbaai.


Willeen’s started as a shop, offering craftworks and local delicacies. Due to demand a restaurant was added, which concentrates on traditional South African dishes. Willeen’s now offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as coffee and tea in between. There is also wonderful fishcakes, fresh bread and other food to order. In addition, Willeen provides an array of services which includes bicycles to rent and a babysitting service. Local crafts and curios and paintings by Diana Murtz are also on display and for sale.

Read Sunday Times Review: 10 August 2014

CONTACT: Willeen de Villiers, cell phone 073 450 74 59 or 028 44 599 95
ADDRESS: House number C26, Kassiesbaai, Arniston


Wanda’s Waenhuis

In Wanda’s Waenhuis one will experience the joy of good, hearty meals in a warm and happy gathering place. With excellent value for money, Wanda’s Waenhuis offers anything from sea food to steaks and pasta.

For reservations contact Wanda Europa, cell phone 078 367 6672.

To read an Afrikaans article on Wanda’s Waenhuis which appeared in the Overberg Gazette in 2013, click here.


Ma Kitta

A spacious cottage in the heart of the historic fishing village for 8 people.

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PLEASE NOTE: Prices might vary. Please confirm with the relevant establishment.