This is high flavour country with nary a sign of haute anywhere to be seen. Breakfasts include things like Scotch eggs with tomato fondue, a bacon and pork sausage white farm loaf sandwich with HP sauce, and beef brisket and cauliflower hash cakes with paprika cream, every boy’s dream meal. Lunch brings out flatbreads and tostadas with various toppings. Think sweet sticky Asian pork belly with avocado, pineapple salsa, black pepper cream cheese and smoked jalapeno mayo, as south of the border as you will ever get. If you would prefer something less exotic, try the chicken Caesar with cos lettuce, anchovy salad dressing (natch) and crispy bacon with croutons and parmesan shavings. It’s definitely not for the faint-hearted! Vast burgers with buttermilk-marinated fried chicken and sweetcorn – as well as the usual ones with cheese and beef patties – deliver in spades. The ultimate option though is to order your own cut of meat from the in-house Ryan Boon butchery and have Kan 10 cook it the way you like with chips and salad for an extra R50 – a great idea. The sweet side is taken care of with pancakes with yummy fillings like Nutella and bananas and waffles Wine
The wine comes from the in-house vendor Olive or Twist, a small ,but well-priced list and there are craft beers if wine isn’t your thing. Innovative cocktails take up the slack.
Friendly and relaxed—very Stellenbosch.
This new venture for Nic van Wyk and Westley Muller brings together various food elements under one roof while they provide the menu around which it all revolves. Think of it as a relaxed market experience with long benches which encourage congeniality and you will get the idea. Say the name in Afrikaans—Kan 10—get it?
Take home some of the goodies on offer, especially the fabulous breads from Mano’s Bakery.
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