Tucked away in an old fishersman’s cottage on the Main Road, the Hout Bay Trading Store is a great place to find hidden treasures. Inside you’ll find everything from antique maps and African and Victorian collectables to crockery, books, posters, paintings, Churchill and Royal memorabilia, intricate locks and gramophone records. For the sweet-tooth, there is an entire section of the store dedicated to homemade snacks and vintage-inspired sweets and treats. Owner Stanley Dorman says, ‘The idea behind The Hout Bay Trading Store is not only to provide a stroll down memory lane, but also to make it easy to find an unusual item to complete a collection. I am always on the lookout for interesting items when I travel, especially overseas. I also regularly attend auctions, and many people who no longer have need or place for items in their homes, approach us to buy.’ Stanley is also happy to source antiques on request for clients who can’t find what they are looking for in the store’s vast collection. Visit the Hout Bay Trading Store at Fisherman’s World, Main Road, Hout Bay. The store is open Monday to Friday from 10am until 5pm and on Saturdays and most holidays from 10am until 4pm. For more information, call 021-791-2000 or visit mainstreammall.co.za.