summer menu 2021

Happiness is

our flavours… some old, some new, all authentic & hearty…

signature dishes

We’re known for…

vegetarian

Superfood Smoothie Bowl

A beautiful bowl of blended fresh banana, berries, almond butter, yoghurt & organic superfood mix, topped with fresh seasonal fruits, toasted granola, berries & coconut

Super Smoothie Bowl
Ploughman's Platter

omnivore

Ploughman’s Platter

An exquisite selection of cheeses, cured meats, figs, olives, olive tapenade, home-made pickled onions, cherry tomatoes, fresh seasonal fruits, rocket, melba toast & artisan bread

Ploughman's Platter

vegan

Bean & Walnut Burger Bowl

A spicy bean & walnut burger patty with garden greens, tomatoes, carrot, roasted butternut & beetroot, dressed with cashew nut cheese, balsamic & toasted seeds

Spicy Bean and Walnut Burger Bowl

BREAKFAST

Superfood Smoothie Bowl / 92

topped with granola & seasonal fruits

Pumpkin Spiced Granola / 72

with yoghurt, honey & seasonal fruits

Bourbon Oats / 72

warm rolled oats served with yoghurt, topped with bourbon caramelised apple & walnuts

Nutty Banana Oats / 72

warm rolled oats served with yoghurt, banana, almond butter, raw honey & caramelised nuts

Croissant

with butter / 30
with jam & cheese / 52
with scrambled egg & bacon / 62
with scrambled egg & smoked salmon / 72

Authentic Belgian Waffle / 80

topped with golden syrup, creamy vanilla ice-cream & seasonal fruits

French Kisses / 92

2 slices crispy french toast made with artisan bread, topped with charlesford bacon, golden syrup & fresh seasonal fruits

– no bacon / 85

more breakfast options…

Mini English / 72

creamy free-range scrambled eggs, charlesford bacon and sauteed tomato served with artisan toast & preserves

Vegetarian Brekkie / 72

creamy free-range scrambled eggs, sauteed mushrooms, tomato & spicy beans, served with artisan toast & preserves

Full English / 110

creamy free-range scrambled eggs, charlesford bacon & chipolata sausages, sauteed mushrooms, tomato, spicy beans & chips, served with artisan toast & preserves

Mushroom Breakfast Stack / 110

2 giant grilled mushrooms topped with perfectly poached free- range eggs, crispy Charlesford bacon, caramelised banana, tomato & fresh rocket

Rustic Omelette / 90

3-egg omelette filled with cheese, tomato, mushrooms, charlesford bacon, onion & spinach, served with artisan toast & preserves

– no bacon / 85

Spicy Beans / 85

spicy beans served on artisan toast topped with mature cheddar, fried free-range egg & fresh coriander

Vegan Breakfast | Walnut Burger | French Kisses

LUNCH

Quiche of the day / 70

served with chips or a fresh garden salad

Pies Lunch / 85

2 mini beef bobotie OR chicken pies served with chips or a fresh garden salad

Oak Leaf’s Club Sandwich / 140

3 slices of lightly toasted ciabatta loaded with creamy chicken mayonnaise, gherkins, crispy lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese & Charlesford bacon, served with chips

Ultimate Steak Sandwich / 150

150g seared beef fillet served on toasted ciabatta topped with Dijon mustard, caramelised onion, BBQ sauce and fresh rocket, served with chips

Steak Frites / 150

150g tender fillet steak served with crispy golden chips and our secret green peppercorn and brandy sauce

Ploughman’s Platter / 145 for 1 / 280 for 2

a selection of cheeses, charcuterie, figs, olives, home-made pickled onions, seasonal fruits, olive tapenade, fresh rocket, melba toast & artisan bread

SPECIALITY BURGERS

served on a toasted artisan sesame bun topped with mayo, crispy lettuce, tomato, gherkins, cheddar cheese, caramelised onion & home-made BBQ sauce, with chips or a fresh garden salad

Beef Burger / 118

150g Charlesford beef patty

Chicken Burger / 118

marinated & grilled free-range chicken breast

SALAD BAR

Summer Garden Salad / 90

fresh garden greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red cabbage, carrot, roasted butternut, beetroot, cranberries & apple, topped with organic olive oil, balsamic vinegar, feta cheese & mixed seeds

Summer Caesar Salad / 120

crisp lettuce tossed in a creamy Caesar dressing, topped with Charlesford bacon, parmesan cheese, avocado, croutons and free-range egg

Grilled Chicken Salad / 140

Summer Garden Salad with a grilled marinated free-range chicken breast

Fillet Steak Salad Platter / 175

150g seared beef fillet, fresh peppery rocket, parmesan cheese, toasted pine nuts, sliced red onion, balsamic glaze & organic olive oil

more lunch options…

ARTISAN PIZZA

hand-made on artisan wood-fired pizza bases I All served with fresh garlic & chilli

Margherita / 85

homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese & herbs

Mediterranean / 125

kalamata olives, sundried tomato, spinach & feta

Veggie / 140

roasted butternut, feta, caramelised onions, mushrooms, pesto, pumpkin seeds, balsamic glaze & fresh rocket

Caprese / 160

cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella cheese, pesto & fresh basil (when available)

Pollo / 145

marinated free-range chicken, pepperdews, cream cheese & fresh rocket

Four Seasons / 165

italian salami, chorizo, red onion, roasted red pepper, artichokes & mushrooms

TOASTIES

served on artisan bread

chicken mayo & gherkin / 60
bacon, cheese, tomato / 60
cheese, tomato, pesto / 50

Sides

add chips / 35
add salad / 35
add avo (when available) / 25

CONFECTIONARY

variety of freshly baked cakes, scones, almond croissant, pain aux raisin, superhero muffins and a variety of gluten & refined sugar free chocolate treats

DESSERTS

Authentic Gelato / 30 per scoop

Chocolate
Cookies & Cream
Hazelnut
Amarula

Vanilla Ice-cream with Bar-One Chocolate Sauce / 30
Affogato / 30

vanilla ice-cream drowned in a shot of hot espresso

VEGAN BREAKFAST

Superfood Smoothie Bowl / 96

topped with granola & seasonal fruits with almond milk

Chilled Overnight Oats / 68

made with dates, cinnamon, chia seeds, almond milk & almond butter, topped with seasonal fruits

Bourbon Oats / 76

warm rolled oats served with almond milk, topped with bourbon caramelised apple & walnuts

Nutty Banana Oats / 76

warm rolled oats served with almond milk, banana, almond butter, raw honey & caramelised nuts

Very Vegan / 110

sauteed spinach, mushrooms, zucchini, tomato, spicy beans, vegan mozzarella cheese & chips, served with artisan toast & preserves

Spicy Beans / 85

spicy beans served on artisan toast topped with vegan mozzarella cheese and fresh coriander

VEGAN LUNCH

Spicy Bean & Walnut Burger Bowl / 135

150g home-made bean & walnut burger patty served with fresh garden greens, cherry tomatoes, carrot, roasted butternut & beetroot, topped with balsamic, cashew nut cheese & toasted seeds

Swoon Shrooms / 140

2 grilled brown mushrooms topped with sauteed olives, sundried tomatoes, peppers, onion, spinach & a hint of chilli, dressed with cashew nut cheese, toasted seeds & fresh rocket

Vegan Beyond Burger / 150

200g beyond patty served on a toasted artisan sesame bun topped with crispy lettuce, tomato, gherkins, caramelised onion & home-made BBQ sauce, with chips or a fresh garden salad

Veggie Artisan Pizza / 175

hand-made on artisan wood-fired pizza base – roasted butternut, vegan mozzarella cheese, creamy cashew nut cheese, caramelised onions, mushrooms, pesto, pumpkin seeds, balsamic glaze & fresh rocket

Summer Garden Salad / 98

fresh garden greens, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, red cabbage, carrot, roasted butternut, beetroot, cranberries & apple, topped with organic olive oil, balsamic vinegar, cashew nut cheese & mixed seeds

Toastie / 60

vegan mozzarella cheese, tomato, pesto – served on artisan bread

wine

WINES

Sauvignon Blanc

John B Sauvignon Blanc 2020
Kleine Zalze Cellar Selection 2020/21
Delaire Graaf Luxury Range 2020
Klein Constantia 2019

Chenin Blanc

Stellenrust Chenin Blanc
Marras Piekenierskloof 2020
Ken Forrester Old Vine Reserve 2019

Chardonnay

Glen Carlou Petite Chardonnay
Rietvallei Chardonnay 2020
David Finlayson (slightly wooded) 2020
Delaire Graaf Summercourt 2019

Rosé / Pinot Noir

Delaire Graaf Summercourt 2019
Glen Carlou Pinot Noir Rose 2020
David Finlayson Pinot Noir 2019

Blends

Haute Cabriere Chardonnay Pinot Noir
Muratie Laurens Campher Blend 2019

Corkage / 60 per bottle

wine, beer & gin…

Sparkling / Method Cap Classique

John B Brut Chardonnay Sparkling
Villiera Tradition Brut MCC
Pierre Jordaan Belle Rose MCC

Reds

Kleine Zalze Merlot 2018/19
Glen Carlou Merlot 2019
Rietvallei Cabernet Sauvignon 2017
David Finlayson Cabernet Sauvignon 2019
Glen Carlou Syrah 2019

Beers & Ciders

CBC Craft Lite
CBC Craft Lager
Heineken
Windhoek Draught
Savanna Lite
Savanna Dry

Craft Gin

Black Mountain Karoo Dry
Black Mountain Karoo Flora
Fitch & Leedes Indian / Pink Tonic Water

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Belgian Waffle

Treat yourself…

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