West Coast Chilli (PTY) Ltd

West Coast Chilli (PTY) Ltd

West Coast Chilli (PTY) Ltd
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About
West Coast Chilli was born from a favourite chilli sauce recipe passed down through generations of family and friends. It’s now created on the West Coast of South Africa using fresh, locally sourced chillies. West Coast Chilli welcomes you to our Chilling Taste Room to experience the taste of our 5 chilli sauce with a new addition soon to be released called Ooh La' La'. WCC invites you to join us on this wonderful chilli journey; when you have a passion for what you do it's not work!
Langebaan, South Africa

Why book with West Coast Chilli (PTY) Ltd
  • Hotelier/ Facilities Manager
  • This comes from a long standing family recipe that has been played with and tweaked over the past 10 years, based on personal preference and feedback received.
  • English

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Andrew D
Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic124 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
I'm a big fan of West Coast Chilli. Their sauces are permanently in my fridge and get added to everything from Salad Dressings, to home made Chillinaise and is regularly used to make an awesome chilli con carne.

When they launched the Chilli Tasting Experience in collaboration with Thoban Chefs, I had to try it.

You can see from the image that I'd opted for the vegetarian option, containing Rice Paper Maki, Crumbed Broccoli, Veggie Sushi Roll, Crumbed Mushroom (I substituted for Tofu instead) and veggie spring roll. There is a non-vegetarian option containing a Thai Chicken Ball in Batter, Crumbed Broccoli, veggie sushi roll, crumbed chicken and a Salmon Fishcake.

Seating is provided in the Thoban Chef restaurant (inside or out), right across the passage from the West Coast Chilli Store, and service is from one of the restaurant waiters who are on hand to serve you a drink from the restaurant menu (drinks are paid separately) and take any special requests for your tasting.

The Chilli and Tasting Platter arrived along with Andre, the master sauce maker and taster, who proceeded to describe each sauce and dish before tasting proceeded.

We were then able to taste at our leisure, first pairing each sauce with it's accompanying dish, before mixing the sauces and dishes to educate our own palate on the importance of mixing flavours correctly.

Each sauce was as distinct as the dish accompanying it. This is not just a chilli sauce with a base product and flavouring added. Each sauce is prepared to its own recipe, with its own set of ingredients and therefore its own characteristics. No sugar, onions or preservatives are used and a limited supply of each sauce becomes available based on availability of the fresh ingredients.

After the tasting experience we progressed to the West Coast Chilli "Chilling" taste room where we found the available sauces as well as a whole range of local delicacies, from Olive Oils and Root Vegetable Crisps to West Coast Rooibos Teas and Vanilla Extracts.

There we were treated to interesting stories of the products and the Chilli Sauce by Jean, whose mother's recipe was used to create the initial "Ma se Sous" that led to the creation of this artisanal brand, before we progressed with Andre for a quick visit to the Chilli Workshop, where we were able to witness the silent, cool environment in which the sauces are left to develop, until the sauce master deems them ready for bottling and shipping to their outlets across the country.

We left feeling that the R100 cost of the experience was well worth it, and left them with recommendations to consider including a brief description and perhaps food pairing note paper for those who want something to take away.
Written 12 October 2020
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AnnelieCapeTown
Cape Town, South Africa67 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
What a pleasure! Chilli with a bit of a burn, Chilli with a burn, Chilli with a lot of burn! BUT with a unique taste. "Ma se sous", "Pa se sous", "Boetie se sous", "Sussie se sous", "Haibo", "Öoh la la". The owner, Jean - will take you on his very informative chilli making journey. No added sugar or onions - so healthy too!
And the new product - Mild sauce - mix it with tomato sauce and slap chips - liplekker!

Please visit them - it is definitely worth your time and money
Written 3 September 2020
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ams
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
What an absolute pleasure to visit this shop. If you are looking for a chilli with a burn, BUT with a taste - this is your shop. You can choose your level of burn from "Ma se sous" to Öoh la la". The owner, Jean - makes you feel at home and will tell you lots more about his chilli making process. No added sugar or onions - so healthy too!
And the new product - Mild sauce - mix it with tomato sauce - liplekker!

Please visit them - it is definitely worth your time and money
Written 1 September 2020
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Hungry Harry
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Friends
Amazing experience and best sauces ever. Amazing couple doing great work. Really great experience and very informative, great job guys
Written 23 January 2020
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Hi Hungry Harry - thank yu for the fantastic review! Much appreciated and glad you like our sauces so much! Kind regards, Jean
Written 29 January 2020
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