The Riverside Restaurant

Come join us next to the serene Crocodile River for a scrumptous Sunday Lunch. Our cuisine is fashioned from organic produce from local markets and carefully prepared by our Chef. Try our delicious cuisine and remember we cater for vegetarians, Halaal guests, gluten and wheat intolerant diners and all our veggies are organic. We change our menu regularly offerring Farm to Fork fresh produce from our organic vegetable patch. For guests staying overnight we offer a four course set menu to encourage you to try new delights. We are flexible with dietary requirements.

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A few favourites from our menu…

Starters, such as:

  • Kudu medallion with a bacon and Gorgonzola pate, balsamic reduction and fresh Rocket leaves
  • Tomato Tart tatin with Danish feta and Basil pesto
  • Smoked salmon blini with caper cream
  • Deep fried Camembert with a fig jus
  • Bococcini Caprese salad
  • Roasted goats cheese with marinated bell peppers
  • Duck liver pate with cranberry jelly

Mains, such as: 

  • Confit of duck with a Cointreau and orange sauce
  • Fillet of beef au croute with a port wine reduction
  • Norwegian Salmon with a sesame seed crust and a honey soy dressing
  • Chicken breast stuffed with spinach and ricotta served with a Hollandaise sauce
  • Grilled Kingklip in burnt Caper butter topped with Hollondaise
  • Thai green vegetable curry
  • Saffron Bouillabaisse
  • Slowly roast Greek lamb in phyllo pastry with a minted yoghurt
  • Rack of lamb with a rosemary, pinotage sauce

Desserts, such as:

  • Berry Pavlova
  • Tiramisu
  • Dark chocolate torte
  • Pear and ginger crumble with clotted cream
  • Crème brulee
  • Vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce
  • White chocolate mousse
  • Chocolate fondant

Sunday Lunch

Come and enjoy Sunday lunch with us and spend the day relaxing on the deck overlooking the river. Special dinners for two or more can be arranged overlooking the waterfall with Firedancing as live entertainment to light up the night sky. Booking is essential. We do cater to gluten intolerant, vegetarian and halaal.

Starters

Roasted pepper, grilled aubergine and Carpaccio
Seared duck, orange and arugula salad
Smoked Salmon Blini
Deep fried Camembert with a fig jus

Mains

Beef Fillet with black cherry pearl onion sauce
Kingklip napped iwth a burnt butter caper dressing
Ostrich Medallions topped with a bacon and gorgonzola pate
Chicken roulade accompanied by tomato chutney

Dessert

Chocolate Brownie
Baked orange and lemon cheesecake
Mixed fruit Parfait

Families & Groups

Our Group and Family picnics are for weddings and gatherings of all types. For parties of 3, 4 and 5 the first couple pays R 500 each and the additional person is R 350. A bottle of wine is included. For parties of 6 and more, the cost is R 350 per person, and less 25% for children under 12years of age. Babies are free. We are flexible with our menus and accommodate people with food allergies offering tasty alternatives.

All About the Food

Our menus are tailored to suit your tastes, below are some menu samples:

Sample Wedding/Conference Menu

On Arrival
* Champagne & Orange Juice After the Ceremony
* Congratulatory Champagne & Orange Juice Cocktails
Vegetarian or Chicken Spring Rolls with a Sweet Chilli Sauce
Goujons of Butterfish with Tsatziki Chicken Skewers marinated in Lemon & Herb or Thai Peanut Curry Sauce
An Assortment of Crudités
Skewered Honey Roasted Vegetables
Lamb Kofta with an Egyptian Dukkah Sauce (Choice of two)

On The Tables
Lethabo Home Baked Olive and Sun dried Tomato Bread or Light White Loaf with Spinach & Feta Folded in, served warm Anti Pasta on the tables:
Feta,
Olives,
Humus,
Sun Dried Tomatoes
Salmon Crepe Cake with Crème Fraiche
Butternut & Gorgonzola Gnocchi
* Salad Mélange, a variety of crisp Lettuces, Baby Vegetables & Fresh Herbs Served with Feta, Olives, Sunflower Seeds and Sun dried Tomatoes Mozzarella,
Tomato and Basil Salad in Olive Oil and Red Wine Vinegar
Cous Cous & Fresh Herb Salad
* Optional Extra Gourmet Cheese display, Friandises and hand made chocolates

Item marked with a * are not included in the quotes price.

Sample Wedding/Conference Menu 2

 On Arrival
(Choice of two)
Cocktails On Arrival Vegetarian Spring Rolls with a Sweet Chili Sauce Goujons of Butterfish with Tsatziki Chicken Skewers marinated in Lemon & Herb An Assortment of Crudités

On The Tables
*(Choice of 3 or additional R 10 per person for extra Meze)
Lethabo Home Baked Loaf with Spinach & Feta Folded in, served warm, to be passed around the table by guests Anti Pasta on the tables:
Danish Feta,
Olives,
Humus,
Sun Dried Tomatoes,
Artichokes & Pepperdew,
Tomato Mozzarella,
Basil Skewers Drizzled with a Pesto Dressing,
Proscuito (Parma Ham) & Salami
Salmon Crepe Cake with Crème Fraiche
Butternut & Gorgonzola Gnocchi

Plated Meal
Beef Fillet served with a Black Cherry & Pearl Onion Sauce Or Baby Karoo Rack of Lamb Or Chicken Fillets in a Cream, Leek & White wine Sauce Served on Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Chopped Parsley With Roasted Baby Vegetables & Tofu Towers for the Vegetarians Or Skewered Norwegian Salmon baked in Gin with Dill & served with a Dijonaise Sauce on a bed of Cous Cous with sautéed julienned vegetables (Additional charge of R 30.00 for choice of two, except vegetarian option)

Dessert
Traditional Christmas pudding with Custard and Whipped Cream Or Pavlova’s with Decadent Vanilla Ice-cream, filled with Chunks of Chocolate, Nougat & Caramel & Drizzled with a Hot Berry & Cassis Coulis Or Chocolate Tiramisu Or Assorted Italian Confectionery Ice Cream

Tea & Coffee

Buffet Menu

On Arrival
*Champagne & Orange Juice After The Ceremony
*Congratulatory Champagne & Orange Juice & CocktailsVegetarian or Chicken Spring Rolls with a Sweet Chilli Sauce
Goujons of Butterfish with Tsatziki
Chicken Skewers marinated in Lemon & Herb or Thai Peanut Curry Sauce
An Assortment of Crudités
Skewered Honey Roasted Vegetables
Lamb Kofta with an Egyptian Dukkah Sauce

Main Course

* Whole Baked Canadian Salmon served with a Dijionaise Sauce

Line Fish Baked with Lemons, Fresh Herbs & Olive Oil served with a capers & spring onion Tartar Sauce

* Rare Roast Beef served with Horseradish, Dijon and Hot English Mustard & a Beef Jus with Rosemary, Bay Leaf, Red Wine & Cream

Filleted Chicken Breasts in White Wine & Herb Cream or Green Thai Curried Chicken Fillets

* Baby Potatoes in their jackets, Slow Roasted with Lemon Rind, Black Pepper

Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Crispy Roast Potatoes Or Wild Rice & Brown Rice

* Roasted Vegetables: Butternut, Bringel, Marrows & Patty Pans, Mushrooms, Baby Onions, Baby Mielies Slow Roasted in Olive Oil and Whole Garlic Cloves

Sweet Things

Lethabo Famous Decadent Blend of Chocolate Chunks, Nuts, Caramel and Nougat in a Creamy Italian Vanilla Ice Cream
Or
Chocolate Mousse Dessert Gateaux
Or
Tiramisu
Or
Ginger & Pear Crumble with Custard & Cream
Or
Malva Pudding
Tea & Coffee &
*Gourmet Cheese display
NB Items marked with * not included in quoted price

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