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What is a Vetkoek? It’s a traditional Afrikaner fried dough bread. It is either served filled with cooked mince (ground beef) or with syrup, honey, or jam. The word vetkoek literally means “fat cake” in Afrikaans. It is similar in shape to a doughnut without a hole, and is made with a yeast dough. In a traditional Afrikaner braai, or barbecue, vetkoek may be served alongside boerewors.

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Our Story

In 2001 Vetkoek Paleis Brackenfell was founded by its original owner. Serving delicious and specializing specifically in Vetkoek meals. Vetkoek Paleis expanded over Cape Town rapidly and also established a presence in Helderberg a few years later.

Vetkoek Paleis has built a wide range of clients within the period of 18 years since first established in 2001. Vetkoek Paleis was taken over by Jan Basson on November 2018. Jan’s wide experience for good food suited perfectly within the Vetkoek Paleis Brackenfell environment and started expanding the menu to his famous grilled ribs, burgers and fire wood pizza.

The year of challenges came in 2020. Jan took to innovate Vetkoek Paleis during this time and launched and the officially Vetkoek Paleis Brackenfell App. That enables customers to order and pay online conveniently without any social distancing hassle.

We make Vetkoeke by hand, fresh to order.
It’s not the fastest way – it’s the right way.

Vetkoek is also called amagwinya and is a popular meal for many people living in townships where it is served plain or with a filling and is hot and is popular throughout South Africa. Get the best Vetkoeke online at Vetkoek Paleis Brackenfell.


We’re all about quality Vetkoeke and tasty food, with over 19 years of experience in the take away industry and a growing Vetkoek Paleis menu, we’re happy to share our #VetkoekFacts.

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