Don't let the unimposing entrance lead you to believe that this is some run of the mill roadside cafe - there is incredible magic behind the humble facade. On a good day you are seated on a veranda with an endless view of green farmlands and rolling mountains. Innes will greet you like a long lost friend, regale you with some humorous tale or other, while describing in some detail the day's fare.
The short menu is dictated by seasonal availability and also includes a few firm favourites. You won't find any frozen microwave meals here! Brydon the chef has turned his combinations of flavours into an art-form.
The short wine list consists mostly of local wines with some choice from further afield, and all very well-priced.
On our last visit three of us made different choices. Starters were bursting with flavours, Each was amazingly different. Passing around tasting samples we were hard pressed to decide which was the most delicious - my chilled cucumber soup was a burst of flavor with frozen grapes as a surprise element. The main courses were just as impressive, my husband's sirloin was tender and tasty served with the best pepper sauce he has ever had (and he has had a few).
For me the main course portion was a little too generous, but I still found space for desert. Brydon's home made ice cream is legendary and can't be missed.
The bill for three people, including two bottles of wine and tip for the kitchen came to less thnan R300 a head.
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