"By 'Real Food' I mean big flavoured, unpretentious cooking. Good ingredients made into something worth eating. Nothing fancy, nothing extravagant, nothing careless or slapdash, just nice uncomplicated food. Simple food cooked with care and generosity." – Nigel Slater

Spicy Caramelized Nuts

brown sugar and spices

Warm Medley of Olives & Tomatoes

rosemary, garlic and lemon

Grilled Long Stem Broccoli

garlic aioli, red pepper coulis & toasted almond

Ricotta Gnocchi

fresh exotic tomatoes, basil pesto

Crispy Pork Belly

caramelised sweet potato puree, homemade tomato chutney

Panko Prawns

crispy fried with Thai chilli and kewpie mayo

Tartar of Beef

dijon mustard, fresh coriander, free range egg yolk, pickled shallot, roasted garlic, parmesan, Melba toast
(available as a main course, with house cut chips - R175)

Steamed Mussels

fresh cream, garlic and gremolata sauce
(available as a main, served with house cut chips - R155)

Springbok Carpaccio

with parmesan shavings, walnuts, EVOO & herbs

Soup of the Day

changes daily, please ask your server

Baked Aubergine Rolls

filled with cream cheese, grilled exotic mushrooms & smokey tomato sauce

Butter Chicken

yogurt, spice, basmati rice and sambals

Oven Roasted Fresh Fish

changes daily, please ask your server

Lamb Shank

off the bone, cooked in a red wine sauce, with pumpkin risotto and baby veg

Linguine with Fresh Vegetables

mixed baby vegetables, white wine cream sauce parmesan and exotic tomato

Smoked Pork Loin

served with a stir fry of butternut, carrot, spring onion, ginger & bok choy ponzu and hoisin sauce

Duck & Cherry Pie

confit duck in a black cherry and port sauce served with cauliflower cream

"Hollandse" Pepper Fillet

rolled in crushed black pepper, pan fried in a rich cream & brandy sauce and flambéed at the table, served with hand cut chips

The "VERY CHEESY" Wagyu Burger

mozzarella, cheddar, halloumi, chilli & garlic brown mushroom, basil pesto

served on a toasted sesame bun
250g : R135
500g : R215

Dry Aged Chalmar Rump

small 250g - R148
medium 500g (no sharing) - R228

Chalmar Sirloin


Plain Grilled Fillet


Beef on the Bone
R48 / 100g

always more flavorsome, size and cut vary priced at R48 / 100g

Premium Organic, Grass Fed, Cape Wagyu Beef

priced per 100grams, sold according to size, please ask your server


Chips, substituted for other sides charged at half price


Kewpie mayonnaise
Creamy mushroom and garlic sauce
Boonies Chilli and garlic butter
Chimichuri (parsley, garlic, lime, coriander, chilli)
Whole grain mustard butter


Rich red wine bordelaise sauce & marrow
Creamy black peppercorn sauce
Gorgonzola cream sauce

Side Orders

House Cut Chips - R28
"Posh" Chips, truffle oil & parmesan cheese - R48
Creamy Roast Garlic Mash - R32
Tempura Greens or Steamed Greens - R32
Small Organic Salad - R32
Cauliflower Mash - R32
Honey & Garlic Roasted Butternut - R32
Baby Beets in Olive Oil and Balsamic - R32

– Ricotta Gnocchi –

fresh exotic tomato & basil pesto
paired with...
La Barry Sauvignon Blanc

– Panko Tiger prawns –

thai sweet chilli and kewpie mayonnaise
paired with...
Ken Forrester Chenin Reserve

– Sorbet –
– Duck & Cherry Pie –

confit duck in a black cherry and port sauce served with cauliflower cream
paired with...
Ken Forrester Renegade

– "Hollandse" Pepper Fillet –

rolled in crushed peppercorns, pan fried in cream and brandy
paired with...
Martin Meinert Cabernet Sauvignon

– Dessert Platter –

Crème Brulée, home made ice cream and Choc Choc Choc
paired with...
a little "sticky"

We trust you will feel at least some of the pride and enjoyment that created this eatery and that continue to leave their mark on every dish. We thank you for your custom and trust your experience at 96 will draw you to return time and again.