BISTRO VINE 2017 MENU

Things to start with…

Fresh Luderitz ‘med’ sized oysters 25 each

With mignonette sauce (red onion salsa) or Chimichurri paste

Duck liver pate with cranberry jam & toasted baguette 80

Bacon, potato & onion croquettes with cheese sauce 75

 

A little bit more…

Pork belly with pancetta, potato, apple, red onion, cream & Dijon mustard 75

Deep fried Brie cheese wrapped in phyllo pastry served with red currant, orange & celery 70

Grilled wild mushrooms with parmesan, rocket, lemon zest, thyme and crostini 85

Snails in lightly curried blue cheese & cream sauce served with baguette 80

Calamari served in a sweet chilli, onion & cream sauce with egg noodles 85

Chicken livers pan-fried with bacon, chilli, tomato & cream cheese 80

Goat’s cheese rolled in lemon zest, thyme & crushed peppercorns served warm with pear, avocado, tomato, rocket & reduced balsamic 85

 

Eat these dishes as a starter or a main

Steak tartar-raw beef combined with egg yolk, fried capers, red onion, Worcestershire sauce, tomato sauce & parsley served with French fries and lemon mayonnaise

Starter: 85          Main: 135

Moules Frites- Fresh Saldanah bay mussels cooked in its own stock with cream, herbs, white wine, leeks & celery served with French fries & home made mayonnaise

Starter: 85             Main: 145

Pork belly, squid & chorizo-Sliced pork belly, chorizo sausage & calamari fried together with sweet chilli, lemon, cherry tomatoes and parsley

Starter: 85            Main: 145

 

Salads   half 75    full 95

Pear & blue cheese- Slices of caramelized pear, tomato, cucumber, avocado (seasonal), blue cheese, lettuce & pecan nuts with a rosemary buttermilk dressing

Bistro salad- Lettuce, tomato, boiled egg, cucumber, rabiola cheese with basil pesto, avocado (seasonal), lemon & thyme vinaigrette

Onion & tomato salad- lettuce, rosa tomatoes, oven dried tomato, fried cherry tomato, basil pesto with garlic croutons & sweet & sour onions

 

Pasta (substitute for tomato base if not a cream fan)

Truffle linguine– wild mushrooms, onion, white wine, cream, Parmesan cheese & truffle oil 125

Pancetta, garlic, cream & green pea linguine with Parmesan, spring onion & lemon zest 125

Seafood Linguine with cream, white wine, prawn meat, calamari, Parmesan & mussels 175

 

Main courses

Duck confit- Two duck legs cooked in duck fat served with sweet potato & braised red cabbage with apples – salsa verde 185

Beef fillet au poivre- two fillet medallions flamed in brandy finished with pepper & cream – Boulangere potato bake 195

Pure beef burger- Pure beef burger with tomato relish served with French fries & tempura onion rings 95

Steak frites- Sirloin steak (300g) & French fries with your choice of: Creamy Pepper sauce/ Café du Paris butter/Red wine & mushroom sauce 165

Pork chop- Roasted with apple, mustard, soya sauce, honey and thyme served with mashed potato & braised green cabbage with bacon & onion 145

Bouillabaisse- (Our interpretation of this famous Marseille dish)

Mussels, calamari, clams, line fish & prawn pieces in a tomato, white wine, saffron, fennel and prawn stock gravy with stock vegetables –served with toasted baguette 215

Deboned half chicken- Grilled with lemon, mustard, butter, rosemary salt & black pepper served with green beans & toasted almonds 125

Salmon- Seared salmon served on a lightly curried yoghurt sauce with mint pesto & lemon confit – choose a side R195

Cassoulet- A traditional bean stew with haricot beans, pork sausage, bacon, pork belly, lamb, duck and vegetables topped with panko breadcrumbs 165

 

Sides

Side salad 40 Green beans & almonds 35

French Fries 35 Ratatouille 35 Sweet potato chunks 35

 

Desserts 75 each

Orange & Amarula crème brulee

Pumpkin cheesecake with ginger crème anglaise

Lemongrass pannacotta with black berry & almond

Bitter lemon tart with rooibos syrup

Belgian chocolate tart with orange

 

Dessert wine

Donkiesbaai Hooiwijn       75 per glass

 

Drinks page

Ports

De Krans cape Tawny port        42

Allesverloren vintage Port      34

Boplaas ruby port               36

 

Gin & Vodka

Tanqueray gin                   24

Hendricks gin                   44

Ginifer gin ‘The Westcliff’     34

Stolichnaya vodka               24

Grey Goose vodka                44

 

Brandy

1920 Portuguese brandy          38

Hennessey VS                    62

Hennessey VSOP                  82

Hennessey XO                    188

VSOP Calvados                   58

 

Whisky

Glenmorangie 10yr               58

Glenfidich 12 yr                58

Bunnahabhain 12 yr              68

Balvenie port wood finish 12yr  64

Laphroaig 10 yr                 68

Talisker 10 yr                  68

Lagavulan 16yr                  96

Ardberg 10 yr                   68

Macallan Fine oak               68

Chivas Regal 12yr               48

Bains Cape mountain whisky      24

Nikka ‘black’ Japanese whisky   68

 

Beers

Brauhaus am damn Pilsner        48

CBC amber Weiss                 46

Carvers Weiss beer              28

Rusty trigger Lager             28

Peroni                          26

castle lite                     26

Windhoek lager                  24

Heineken                        26

Amstel                          24

Black label                     24

Becks zero                      32

Sxollie apple cider             38