Martli de Jager
The “Eat Meat Drink Beer” on the front of the Cow Shed menu says it all. Dining at The Cow Shed makes one think of the word “ambrosia” as you truly indulge in food fit for the gods. This restaurant offers a variety of meals with meat perfectly-prepared meat being the focus of each dish. Vegetarian dishes are also available, as well as several options for the young ones. For starters, try the selection of cured meats. The plate consists of springbok carpaccio, black forest ham and the star of the show – ostrich salami. “Oh my shed”, as stated on the menu best describes one’s thoughts when trying the rack of pork ribs. The pork is juicy and the meat on the 400g portion is plenty. It would be unjust not to try the steaks. The fillet, especially, is truly delectable and the mushroom and thyme sauce compliments it well. The food is delicious and beautifully presented which will make you want to stick around for desert.
The menu comprises local and imported wines, commercial alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, as well as a selection of craft beer. Make sure to ask your waiter for the craft beer options available.
Friendly, South-African hospitality can be expected.
The décor can be described as rustic, but elegant and tasteful, so feel free to dust off your Sunday shoes for a night at the Cow Shed. Perfect for a date night or a special night out with friends while the baby sitter keeps an eye on the children at home.
Special occasions that call for fine dining.
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