From Cape Town, 2.2km from Kromco - see signs on left.

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THE HICKORY SHACK

TRADITIONAL SMOKEHOUSE

ELGIN

OUR OPERATING HOURS:

Monday & Tuesday Closed.
Wednesday to Friday  9h30 – 17h00
Saturday 9h30 – late (by appointment only for 10 pax and more)
Sunday 9h30 – 17h00

 

THE RESTAURANT

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TRADITIONAL SMOKEHOUSE, WITH A COUNTRY TWIST

Country living teaches us slow cooking. In the tradition of Texas BBQ we have created a Smoke House where wood fires and blue smoke set the perfect moment for the Pit Master’s art

02

SERVING THE FINEST CUTS OF MEAT

Locally sourced sustainable Apple Wood and carefully selected meat ensures the perfect texture and taste.

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LOCATED IN THE HEART OF THE ELGIN VALLEY

Located on the N2 in the picturesque Elgin valley. just past Paul Cluver from Cape Town.

WHAT'S ON AT THE SHACK?

Due to Covid regulations no live music on Sundays.

MAKE A RESERVATION

We are looking forward to host your next function or to just spend some quality time with you and your family.

SMOKING PERFECTION TAKES TIME

Low and slow is the creed we live by.

PICK YOUR POISON

With our on-site Co-Lab Brewery partners Lunar Brew, we are ensured of the finest artisan small batch beer. We are lucky to have 3 brew-masters with each their own signature beers.

Swart Sophie, our Porter, painstakingly developed by our very own brew-master and Gian Groen. Not only did it come first, porter was actually popularized by Arthur Guinness himself, way before the Stout. We take the depth and complexity of the classic porter style to uncharted, craft brewed territory and play wildly with freedom in the dark side of the pool… Expect flavors like bittersweet chocolate, caramel, and hints of coffee.

The Monroe our hoppy blonde is a combination of sweet biscuit malts with Southern Passion hops to bring a delicate, light IBU and distinctly golden beer packed with flavour and fruity aromas. Much like her namesake, Marilyn Monroe, this blonde is elegant, complex and irresistible. Perfectly crispy on a summers day, this is an all year, all weather sort of beer.

The Saison (meaning season) style of beer is packed with fruity and spicy flavours, embedded in a light sweetness with a crisp dry finish. It has a very similar base recipe to the Monroe, but is fermented with a specially selected yeast of Belgian origin to pack this golden beer full of flavor.

Texan Red This Red beer is bold and brave, grainy on the front, with very delicate unimposing hops to tie the flavors together. Designed to accompany beautiful BBQ food, with touches of Roasted Barley and Oats, to give a silky mouthfeel.

Texan Brown An old legendary style, and forerunner to the recent American Brown, this beer harps back to an era of compromise between German and British settlers to Texas. The result is a hop-forward brown ale, but lower in IBU than the modern American Brown. Designed for Cowboys.

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