"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
R48

brown sugar and spices

Warm Medley of Olives & Tomatoes
R42

rosemary, garlic and lemon

Grilled Long Stem Broccoli
R69

garlic aioli, red pepper coulis & toasted almond

Ricotta Gnocchi
R75

fresh exotic tomatoes, basil pesto

Crispy Pork Belly
R69

caramelised sweet potato puree, homemade tomato chutney

Panko Prawns
R95

crispy fried with Thai chilli and kewpie mayo

Tartar of Beef
R89

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
R79

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

Springbok Carpaccio
R72

with parmesan shavings, walnuts, EVOO & herbs

Soup of the Day
SQ

changes daily, please ask your server

Baked Aubergine Rolls
R148

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

Butter Chicken
R148

yogurt, spice, basmati rice and sambals

Oven Roasted Fresh Fish
SQ

changes daily, please ask your server

Lamb Shank
R195

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

Linguine with Fresh Vegetables
R135

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

Smoked Pork Loin
R175

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

Duck & Cherry Pie
R198

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

"Hollandse" Pepper Fillet
R228

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
R198

300g

Plain Grilled Fillet
R198

250g

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

Butters
R28

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

Sauces
R38

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

R695pp
– 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.