Oude Werf, the famous landmark in the heart of the historic town Stellenbosch and South Africa’s oldest inn, is celebrating Valentine’s Day with a delicious ‘His-and-Hers’ menu at its acclaimed 1802 Restaurant.
Elanie Fourie, General Manager of Oude Werf, says the restaurant is the perfect setting for those wishing to spoil their loved ones: “Valentine’s Day dinner will be an intimate affair with menus designed to encourage couples to share their meals with each other. Our Chef Albert van der Loo has put together a mouth-watering selection of dishes that won’t disappoint.”
Ladies can look forward to salad caprese to start the six-course set menu, before the second course of tempura oysters on a sweet corn fritter with sage cream delights taste buds. A pink champagne sorbet will cleanse the palate before the fourth course of sole fillets with a shrimp, fennel farce, fine beans and lemon spring onion cream arrives. Dessert comprises of a decadent Black Forest gateaux with petit fours and tea or coffee, rounding off a romantic and intimate dinner under the vines.
For the gentlemen, Van der Loo will prepare foie gras terrine for the first course, followed by sautéed asparagus spears with Hollandaise sauce and crispy pancetta. A mango and chilli sorbet will cleanse his palate before the main course of Fillet café de Paris arrives. Dessert is a vanilla pod iced parfait with vanilla tuile biscuit and butterscotch sauce, while home-made Turkish Delight and tea or coffee marks a sweet end to the meal.
The six-course set menu is R275 per person and to book your table for Valentine’s Day, please click here.
For those couples wishing to indulge in a romantic weekend, Oude Werf is offering a special stay-over during February in its enchanting Deluxe Rooms. The ‘stay three nights, pay for two’ offer includes a rose petal turndown on one evening of your stay with bubbly and chocolate truffles.
For reservations, please click here.