Obviously the name of the game here is meat. If it moos, oinks, bleats, or even clucks they have it. But, as this is Cape Town, there is a fabulous fish menu with some of the best in town right there, including Scottish salmon, langoustines, and flame-grilled Portuguese sardines.
Starters include superb steak tartare with cognac as an optional extra; steamed mussels in the shell with a heavenly white wine, cream and garlic sauce; very special lamb boerewors and lamb kidneys on a skewer; and baked camembert with a tart cranberry sauce. If you must have a salad there are ten from which to choose, including one with calamari and haloumi that is excellent.
Also available are fifteen different steak dishes done any way you would like them, with a great sauces and a starch. Or the serious carnivore can go for the kilogram of beef ribs, which are nice and sticky. Finish up with classic malva pudding or the excellent crème brûlée.
They have a spectacular wine list that includes some of the best the country has to offer, all chosen to enhance the food they serve.
Friendly, knowledgeable and professional — for what more can one ask?
The large space is cleverly laid out with quiet corners, should you want them. The restaurant seems comfortable in its own skin. They know they are doing it right and it shows.
The on-site deli and butchery carries the best of the best for you to take home.
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