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Homespun by Matt

15 Reviews
Cape Malay, Fine-dining food, French, International, Modern, South African, Vegan food, Vegetarian
Phone Number 0215562824 Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday 6pm to 11pm; Closed Sunday evenings

Menu

Menu - We offer 3 different menus - Our Tasting menu which is a (5-Course), our Veggie Tasting menu (5-Course) and a 3-Course menu. See updated menus here: https://www.homespunbymatt.co.za/menu

Details

Cost
3-Course menu - R350 or Tasting Menu - R470
Food
Cape Malay, Fine-dining food, French, International, Modern, South African, Vegan food, Vegetarian
Corkage
R55
Cost
3-Course menu - R350 or Tasting Menu - R470
Ambience
Groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Payment
Mastercard, Visa
Facilities
Accepts credit cards, Beer served, Booking required, Cocktails, Dinner, Food, Functions, Licensed, Parking, Serves food, Vegetarian, WiFi

Critic's review

  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Food

Thulisa Martins

Matt Schreuder's Homespun is by far one of the restaurant rustic fine dining in Blouberg not to miss. The space has been renovated in a creative way that makes the restaurant appear more spacious.

Food
The food is still creative, beautifully plated and enticing.

For Starters, the beef tataki is a spread of different textures that complement each other. The fillet is juicy and tender encased in a crunchy coating, served with light and crispy tempura onion that are caramelised and sweet and completed by a wasabi mayo and pickled ginger.
Other starter options that look appetising to the eye are the grilled Patagonia squid or the vegetarian deep fried goats cheese.

For mains the new kid on the menu is the Lamb en croute. This lamb neck is cooked for 2hours over high temperature and then the heat is reduced and the lamb is then cooked for 6hours over this low heat. The result off course is an infusion of flavour and super tender lamb. As mentioned the lamb is rich in flavour and encased in phyllo pastry with al dente Julian vegetables – makes one think of a large spring roll.

Another main to consider is the beef fillet that is flame grilled served with sweet butternut wedges and fresh spring onions.

Besides their signature desserts Vahlrona blonde fondant, the chocolate torte Is the best to finish off a great dining experience. This torte is served with a decadent dark chocolate sauce, a banana gelato that taste just like fresh ripe bananas giving a cold sensation to the warm dessert. The fresh tart strawberries and gooseberry garnish cuts the richness and the pecan nuts compliments the banana gelato.

Drinks
Homespun boasts themselves with wine paring of their dishes. They have a wide variety of wines. Other that that the wine list they also have craft beers and craft ice teas.

Service
The service is still topnotch. Well informed, warm and welcoming. The menu is explained to guests with suggestions from the waitron. The guests are sent a confirmation sms for bookings. When guests go to the restaurant for a celebration such as a birthday etc. their table is then decorated with fresh flowers.

Ambience
The space has had a bit of a face lift – looking a little more spacious. The space is intimate and cozy – great for celebrations and romantic dinners. The large mirrors make the space appear larger and the pendant and candle chandeliers look beautiful and give the space a modern touch.

(2019)

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User reviews

15 Reviews
    What a beautiful evening at this fantastic restaurant with amazing food, ambiance ,attentive service!! The food blew us away! The flavours were intense and well presented. We didn’t know we can find such fine dining outside the waterfront!! We were privileged to meet the owner Matt! What a charismatic person!! He has a clear view for his restaurant!! He is so young with a such intelligent outlook . Thank you Matt and your team for a stupendous evening.
    What a special evening with friends at this fantastic restaurant! The ambiance , sleek service and delicious food made this a memorable experience! The ostrich canapés and ceviche were yummy! Intense, fresh flavours which definitely pack a punch! The smoked snoek samosa with rooibos apricot corn citrus definitely show case the cape Malay flavours. The dish works in combination with these flavours and slap one’s taste buds! This is honest and dedicated cooking!!
    Wow! Homespun is distilling their own gin!? I made an impromptu decision tonight to pop by to taste this gin. I had a neat shot. It was absolutely an extremely pleasant surprise!! The flavours were of juniper, orange, cinnamon and other flavours which were too delicate to clearly identify. These guys are definitely rocking!! My veiw is that one could create one’s own gin based cocktail through the specially designed mixology menu.
    What a unique restaurant with the most beautiful food! The calamari and matt special were exceptionally tasty! You are taking fine dining to a different level!! Thank you for a special evening!!
    Wow! Amazing food, ambiance and attentive service!! The Matt special was the most delicious steak I ever had!! This was absolutely sublime cooking!! I will definitely be back!
    Very special restaurant. Amazing food! It definitely blew me away! Beautifully presented and yummy! Thank you for fantastic evening!
    Big thank you! We had the most amazing time last night! Sorry we girls were a bit noisy!! The food was off the scale!! I never experienced such intense flavors before!! See you next year!!
    What an amazing evening at this beautiful restaurant! The food was superb! Absolutely sublime cooking! Thank you Matt and your lovely team for a beautiful experience!
    Fantastic resturant with the most flavorful food. This is definetly fine dining. Thank you Matt for a beautiful evening.
    Brilliant evening, food was amazing, thanks Matt!
    What a beautiful gem of a restaurant. Great ambiance with such a cosy intimate feel. The food is absolutely stunning. It took us on a journey to Asia! Fresh ingredients and honest cooking. The Malay infused calamari was tender - thought provoking aromatic flavours. The creamy corn was a stroke of genius! The Matt special was full of intense flavours with international epicurean flair in the true Homespun style. The humble melktert was transformed into a delicious sophisticated dessert!! This is sublime cooking! The wines were outstanding and complimented each dish! They definitely make the best gin fizz in Town! Big thank you to Matt and his dedicated team for a stupendous evening. We highly recommend this restaurant. Matt is definitely an outstanding host.
    Delicious and appetising food, beautifully presented. I like that there is not an enormous menu with too many options. And the restaurant decor is intimate yet bustling. Wish I could go there every week.
    We are so lucky to have this amazing restaurant in our neighborhood. Excellent food, wine list, service and ambience. Matt is an excellent host. Waitrons are very knowledgeable. Highly recommend.
    Hot date? Book here in advance! I love it.

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