BISTRO VINE 2017 MENU

 

Starters

Fresh Luderitz ‘med’ sized oysters 26 each

With mignonette sauce (red onion salsa) or Chimichurri paste

Duck liver pate with cranberry jam & baguette 80

Roasted tomato soup with mascarpone cheese & basil pesto 65

Deep fried brie cheese wrapped in phyllo pastry served with red currant, orange & celery 65

Beef fillet carpaccio with roasted tomato salsa & tempura onion rings 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 75

Goats cheese Provencal-with Karoo olives, crushed green peppercorns, basil, tomatoes, apple & rocket lettuce 80

 

Eat these dishes as a starter or as a main

 

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

 

 

Main course bowls

 

Braised lamb shoulder- in milk stout with Provencal herbs & root vegetables served with haricot beans & mash potato 175

 

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

 

Truffle linguine– wild mushrooms, mushroom stock, onions, white wine, cream, Parmesan cheese & white truffle oil 125

 

Cassoulet- A traditional bean stew with haricot beans, pork sausage, bacon, pork belly, lamb, duck and vegetables topped with panko breadcrumbs 175

 

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

 

Main course plates

 

Pure beef burger- 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 with mash potato, green cabbage with mustard, cream & bacon 145

 

Duck confit- 2 duck legs cooked overnight in their own fat served with braised red cabbage & apple and sweet potato R185

 

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

Starter: 85          Main: 135

 

 

Deboned half chicken- Pan roasted with butter, rosemary salt & black pepper (choose a side) 125

 

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

 

Sides

 

Side salad 40 Green beans & almonds 35

French Fries 35 Ratatouille 35 Sweet potato chunks 35

 

Desserts 75 each

 

Orange & Amarula crème brulee

Bitter lemon tart with rooibos syrup & vanilla ice cream

Lemongrass pannacotta with black berry & caramel nuts

Pear in Gluhwein with white chocolate & toasted almonds

Belgian chocolate tart with orange syrup

 

Drinks page

 

Dessert wine

Vergelegen ‘straw wine’          55

 

Ports

De Krans cape Tawny port        42

Allesverloren vintage Port      34

Boplaas ruby port               36

 

Gin & Vodka

Tanqueray gin                   24

Hendricks gin                   44

Inverroche classic gin          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     86 

Laphroaig 10 yr                    68                

Talisker 10 yr                     68                 

Lagavulan 16yr                     110                      

Ardberg 10 yr                      68

Macallan Fine oak                  68

Kavalan King Car single malt ‘Taiwan’110

Bains Cape mountain whisky         24

Nikka ‘black’ Japanese whisky      68

 

Beers

Brauhaus am damn Pilsner        48

Poison city English ale         48

CBC amber Weiss                 48

Carvers Weiss beer              28

Rusty trigger Lager             28

Peroni                          29

castle lite                     26

Windhoek lager                  25

Heineken                        29

Amstel                          25

Black label                     25

Becks zero                      36  

Sxollie apple cider             44