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Cuvée Restaurant

Cost
R150 avg main meal
Ambience
Business meetings, Coffee, Family friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Quick meals, Special occasions, Views
Food
Bistro fare, Burgers, Coffee, Contemporary fare, Country-style fare, Dutch, French, Modern, Seafood, South African, Steak, Vegetarian
Payment
Amex, Diners Club, Mastercard, Snapscan, Visa
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Critic's review

Food
A seasonal country menu is built around the estate’s iconic wines – which are also used to make many sauces like west coast mussels with Chardonnay beurre blanc. Real country fare is inspired by the terroir of Simonsig’s own vegetable, fruit and herb gardens as well as local wineland growers. Try an artisanal boerewors made by a Stellenbosch butcher – served with sparkling wine mustard and soft-dried Boland peaches. The flavours are big and robust, from Asian-style pork neck with braised cabbage and crispy kale, to deboned lamb rib with earthy turnips and farmhouse mash.

The meaty fare is prominent, from the grills to the burgers – smothered in classic béarnaise and peppercorn sauces. But vegetarians are treated to the piquant combinations and fresh country flavours of salads (baby beetroot with whipped goat’s cheese and roasted parsnip with pineapple vinaigrette) or barley risotto with roasted butternut and pan-fried tofu. Make sure you leave space for a traditional country dessert – pecan pie with buttermilk ice-cream or a winelands cheese platter with preserves.
Drinks
A showcase for the Malan family’s acclaimed wines by the glass and bottle – with rare vintages and special releases on offer.

Service
The farm flowers on every table are as fresh and sunny as the warm country hospitality of the farm waiters.

Ambience
This contemporary space is light and airy, with the intimate ambience of a Cape Dutch dining-room filled with heirloom antiques and family porcelain.

And…
Make sure you do a wine tasting before or after lunch – and try a cocktail made from Kaapse Vonkel, the first bottle-fermented sparkling wine made in the Cape.

(September 2016)

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  • Upon stumbling across Cuvée while on a wine tasting tour on a sunny autumn day, I was rather intrigued to pair the delightful flavors of Simonsig wines with the menu which helpfully states what goes well with what. I was unfortunately disappointed with the service as our waitress had little knowledge of the menu and the fish of the day was limited which is a pity because the description teased my taste buds! The surrounding of the veranda are truly beautiful which complimented the freshness of the smoked fig and whipped goats cheese salad.
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Specials

Facilities

  • Accepts credit cards
  • Beer served
  • Booking required
  • Breakfast
  • Child friendly
  • Dinner
  • Dog-friendly
  • Eat Out reviewed
  • Fireplace
  • Food
  • Functions
  • Licensed
  • Lunch
  • Parking
  • Serves food
  • StreetSmart affliated
  • Vegetarian
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi

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