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Delectable Dinners

Swellendam Restaurant

Our fledgling Swellendam Restaurant, The Conservatory, on it’s way to being one of the best restaurants in Swellendam, plays host to intimate delicious dinners either in our gorgeous Conservatory or more privately, in the manor house’s cosy Dining Room. Here guests can enjoy a carefully prepared, by Chef Obakeng himself, sophisticated South African menu with wines paired with every course. These locally sourced vintage wines are hand-picked by from the celebrated verdant regions surrounding Swellendam; Robertson and Hermanus.

Our menu evolves seasonally, depending heavily on Chef Obakeng’s inspiration and seasonality of beautiful produce, but be assured that it will always be honest, unpretentious and delicious….

Our Spring Menu

butternut & feta salad

marinated olives, balsamic dressing, roasted almonds

textures of beetroot & carrots

garden leaves, candied walnuts, creamed goats cheese

bobotie empanadas

cilantro, sour cream, apricot salsa, micro herbs

kudu carpaccio

sweet corn, pine nuts, cucumber, rooibos reduction

chicken malay

mint coriander potato, green beans, carrots

pan roasted pork tenderloin

red cabbage, sweet potato, mange tout

seasonal vegetable risotto

smoked onion, parmesan, rocket

aged ribeye steak

pap en smoor, tenderstem broccoli

pan seared hake

root vegetable dauphinoise, pea shoots, citrus hollandaise

dark chocolate temptation

fondant, mousse, pistachio soil, orange sorbet

buttermilk pannacotta

passionfruit gel, thyme, granola clusters

berry fields

blueberry sponge, strawberry sorbet, youngberry & mint salad

I ‘smashed’ the lemon tart

rosemary biscuit, white chocolate gelato, lemon curd

Overberg region artisan cheeses

ripe fig preserve, handmade cheese biscuits

Please do remember to book dinner with us..  We’d LOVE to cook for you!