Down Woodstock’s Albert Road is a garage door with cool graffiti of Nelson Mandela’s face. What lies behind the door is even cooler. It leads to Hong Da restaurant, where every Saturday night dining strangers on shared tables enjoy a set menu of twice-cooked, crispy duck and other Asian meals, over live music, and can also get a shiatsu massage on-site.
EVER HAD TAIWANESE FLAVOURED MILK?
Hong Da is primarily an early to late lunch restaurant, where from 11 am to 7 pm, Monday to Friday, they serve dishes (starting from R78) such as dim sum, a variety of ramen and rice noodles, and freshly-made sushi – dragon rolls, nigiri, salmon roses. There’s Taiwanese flavoured milk; apple, papaya or mango. Or order a calming pot of rose tea while waiting for your food.