summer menu 2022

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

Berry Superfood Smoothie Bowl / 124

made with mixed berries, banana, almond butter, yoghurt & organic superfood probiotic booster, topped with Oak Leaf granola & seasonal fruits

Oak Leaf Granola / 82

with yoghurt, raw honey & seasonal fruits

Chilled Overnight Oats / 75

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

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 / 42
with jam & cheese / 60
with scrambled egg & Charlesford bacon / 80
with scrambled egg & smoked salmon / 84

Scrambled egg on toast / 52

2 creamy free-range scrambled eggs served on artisan toast

Authentic Belgian Waffle / 80

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

more breakfast options…

French Kisses / 92

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

– no bacon / 82

Mini English / 82

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

Vegetarian Brekkie / 82

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

Full English / 140

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

Oak Leaf Brekkie / 92

toasted artisan bread topped with Charlesford bacon, 2 perfectly poached free-range eggs, avocado & fresh rocket

– banting version (replace bread with 2 brown mushrooms) / 115

Rustic Omelette / 105

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

– no bacon / 92

Vegan Breakfast | Walnut Burger | French Kisses

LUNCH

Quiche of the day / 40
Mini Pie / 30

beef bobotie OR chicken

Zesty Smashed Avocado / 120

served on artisan toast with lemon zest, lemon juice, chilli flakes, cracked black pepper, creamed cheese, black sesame seeds & fresh rocket, dressed with award winning organic olive oil

Chicken & Avo Open Sandwich / 98

creamy chicken mayo & avocado served on artisan toast, topped with fresh rocket

Bunless Beef Burger Bowl / 175

150g Charlesford pure beef patty grilled to perfection and served in a bowl with fresh salad greens, steamed edamame beans, red cabbage, cherry tomatoes, cucumber ribbons, caramelized onion, avocado & feta
cheese topped with a creamy honey mustard dressing and seeds

Ploughman’s Platter / 175

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

SPECIALITY GRILLS

Ultimate Steak Sandwich / 145

150g seared beef steak served on toasted ciabatta, topped with Dijon mustard, caramelized onion, home-made BBQ sauce and fresh rocket

Steak Frites / 150

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

Fillet Steak Platter / 175

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

SPECIALITY BURGERS

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

Beef Burger / 110

150g Charlesford pure beef patty

Chicken Burger / 110

marinated & grilled free-range chicken breast

SALAD BAR

Oak Leaf Garden Salad / 100

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

– Add grilled marinated free-range chicken breast / 145
– Add 150g tender beef fillet steak / 190

Caesar Salad / 120

lettuce tossed in a creamy home-made Caesar dressing, topped with crispy Charlesford bacon, parmesan cheese, avocado, home-made croutons and a perfectly poached free-range egg

– add grilled marinated free-range chicken breast / 165 

 

more lunch options…

ARTISAN PIZZA

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

Margherita / 110

homemade tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese & herbs

Mediterranean / 125

kalamata olives, sundried tomato, spinach & feta

Veggie / 185

roasted butternut, feta, caramelized onion, brown mushrooms, basil pesto, pumpkin seeds, balsamic glaze & fresh rocket

Caprese / 165

cherry tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella cheese, pesto & fresh basil

Pollo / 175

marinated & grilled free-range chicken, pepperdews, creamed cheese & fresh rocket

Four Seasons / 195

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

FAMOUS TOASTIES

served on artisan bread

free-reange chicken mayo & gherkin / 60
bacon, cheese, tomato / 80
cheese, tomato, basil pesto / 75

Oak Leaf’s Club Sandwich / 115

3 slices of lightly toasted ciabatta loaded with creamy free-range chicken mayonnaise, gherkins, lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese & Charlesford bacon

Sides

add chips / 35
add sweet potato chips / 40
add salad / 40
add avo (when available) / 25

CONFECTIONARY

Freshly baked cakes, scones, almond croissants, 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 / 40
Affogato / 40

vanilla ice-cream drowned in a shot of hot espresso

VEGAN BREAKFAST

Berry Superfood Smoothie Bowl / 126

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, golden suryp & caramelised nuts

Very Vegan / 140

sauteed spinach, mushrooms, zucchini & tomato, spicy beans, avocado
& chips, served with artisan toast & preserves

LIGHT LUNCHES

Zesty Smashed Avocado / 125

served on artisan toast with lemon zest, lemon juice, chilli flakes, cracked black pepper, cashew nut cheese, black sesame seeds & fresh rocket, dressed with award winning organic olive oil

Swoon Shrooms / 140

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

Oak Leaf Garden Salad / 120

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 / 80

vegan mozzarella cheese & tomato – served on artisan bread

VEGAN LUNCH

Spicy Bean & Walnut Burger Bowl / 150

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

Rainbow Bowl / 135

quinoa, sauteed mushrooms, red pepper, red cabbage, spring onion & edamame beans, carrot slaw and avocado, dressed with seeds and our home-made vegan teriyaki sauce

Vegan Beyond Burger / 180

200g imported beyond patty served served on a toasted artisan sesame bun topped with mayo, lettuce, tomato, gherkins, caramelised onion & home-made BBQ sauce

ARTISAN PIZZA

hand-made on artisan wood-fired pizza bases / All served with fresh chilli

Margherita / 135

homemade tomato sauce, dairy-free mozzarella cheese & creamy cashew nut
cheese

Mediterranean / 150

kalamata olives, sundried tomato, spinach & dairy-free mozzarella cheese & creamy cashew nut cheese

Veggie / 210

roasted butternut, dairy-free mozzarella cheese, creamy cashew nut cheese, caramelized onion, brown mushrooms, basil pesto, pumpkin seeds, balsamic glaze & fresh rocket

Caprese / 190

cherry tomatoes, dairy-free mozzarella cheese, creamy cashew nut cheese, pesto & fresh basil

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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Treat yourself…

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