May
1
to Jun 30

Celebrate Pinot Noir with Lakeside Lodge

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Join us in celebrating Pinot Noir during the month of May and June!

  • Join us for FREE Pinot Noir tastings during the month of May and June 2018
  • Buy two bottles of our Pinot Noir 2015 at our Benguela Brasserie restaurant, write your name & surname, phone number & email on the back of your till slip. Put it into the Pinot Noir Competition Bottle at Lakeside Lodge & Spa, and you can win a case of Pinot Noir 2015 every 2 weeks!

Draw dates: 15th May 2018; 29th May; 12th June 2018; 26th June 2018
Bi-Weekly draw (Every Tuesday) – winner will announced on Social Media and will be advised to collect their winnings from the same venue of purchase.

  • Purchase a case of 6 bottles of Pinot Noir and only pay for 4 and you will have the chance to enter our bi-weekly draw to stand a chance to win a case of our Pinot Noir 2015.

  • Book a stay with us during the month of May and June and you will receive a complimentary bottle of our Pinot Noir 2015 in your room.

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May
1
to Sep 30

Cheese Fondue & Gluhwein

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Enjoy a shared pot of Cheesy Fondue and Gluhwein with a friend or loved one in the comfort of our Benguela Brasserie restaurant.  

The Cheese Fondue and Gluhwein special, known for as a Winter favourite is available for lunch or dinner from Tuesday to Sunday.  The offer includes two glasses of Gluhwein wine, melted cheese served in a communal pot and French bread for two people at R240.

Offer valid until 01 May 2018 until 30 September 2018.

Be sure not to miss out on our warm satisfying pot of goodness this cold season.

www.lakesidelodge.co.za | info@lakesidelodge.co.za |044 343 1844

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May
3
to Sep 27

Curry Thursdays

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We are all about keeping the heat on at Lakeside Lodge!

Enjoy a warming menu put together by Executive Chef, Kelly-Anne Pietersen

Available for Lunch & Dinner

1 curry | R150pp

Trio of curries | R175pp

MENU

Tikka Chicken Curry
Tomatoes, garam masala and cream

Moroccan Fish Curry
fish, chickpeas and almonds

Red Thai Beef Curry
coconut milk, roasted peppers and cabbage

*All curries are served with rice, roti, papadum and freshly prepared sambals*

SIDES

Onion bhaji’s | R35

Chicken pakoras | R50

Prawn pakoras | R70

DESSERTS

Apple clafoutis crème chantilly, vanilla ice cream | R65

Amaretto affogato espresso shot, white chocolate ice cream | R65

Gorgonzola cheese poached pear, crostini and gluhwein syrup | R65
 

*Curry menu is available every Thursday for lunch and dinner from 03 May until 27 September*

Discretionary service charge of 12% will be added to tables of six and more.

Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any food allergies.

Call us to make a booking 044 343 1844

 

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May
6
to Sep 30

Sunday Roast at Lakeside Lodge

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Tuck into our flavoursome Sunday roast prepared by Executive Chef Kelly
 

SUNDAY ROAST MENU

STARTERS

Roasted Tomato Soup
tomato skins, basil oil

Onion Tarte Tatin
roasted peppers, goats cheese, rocket

Salt & Pepper Calamari
lemon dressing, caper and gherkin emulsion

MAINS

Stuffed Chicken Fillet
roasted butternut purée, carrots, baby marrow

Beef Sirloin
brown mushroom, baby onion, peas jus

Oven Roasted Pork Belly
Asian cabbage, pickled beetroot and mustard jus

SIDES

Creamed spinach | R40
Parmesan cauliflower and broccoli | R40
Mashed potato | R40

DESSERTS

Chocolate Brownie
hazelnut biscuit, chocolate ice cream

Lemon Posset
lemon cream, soil, vanilla ice cream

Deep Fried Camembert
crostini, poached pear

 
2 courses | R250pp
3 courses | R295pp

*Includes a cup of plunger coffee to keep you warm*

Discretionary service charge of 12% will be added to tables of six and more.
Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any food allergies.


Available every Sunday for lunch
06 May 2018 – 30 September 2018

www.lakesidelodge.co.za | info@lakesidelodge.co.za |044 343 1844

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May
13
12:00 PM12:00

Mother's Day at Lakeside Lodge

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Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day
at Lakeside Lodge & Spa!

3 Course meal available for lunch at R410pp

MOTHER’S DAY MENU
 

STARTERS

Buttermilk Calamari
peri-peri sauce, coriander and rocket salad

OR

Tea Smoked Chicken Fillet
blush tomato, pine nuts and sweet potato crisps

MAINS

Pan Seared Duck Breast
cassoulet, roasted garlic purée

OR

Beef Sirloin
cape malay rissole, spiced butternut purée and baby vegetables

DESSERT

Raspberry Ganache Tart
churro, berry and gelée & berry sorbet

OR

Vanilla Crème Brûlée
grilled pineapple, fig sorbet & honeycomb


13 May 2018 from 12pm – 3pm

BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL

Visit: www.lakesidelodge.co.za |Email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za|Call: 044 343 1844

Lakeside Lodge & Spa, 3 Lakeside drive, Swartvlei, Sedgefield

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Easter at Lakeside Lodge
Mar
30
to Apr 1

Easter at Lakeside Lodge

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Chef Kelly’s carefully constructed menu is perfect for the whole family this Easter weekend!

With exotic and fresh ingredients you’ll be wanting seconds.

 

Easter Menu

Starters

Prawn, lemon, tomato and rocket salad

Gammon terrine, beetroots and mustard emulsion

‘Pickled Fish” Curry emulsion, sweet & sour onions and grilled fish, brioche

 

Mains

Beef fillet, scotch egg, carrot & cumin purée and jus

Oven roasted pork belly two ways with peas and greens

Grilled fish, risotto, grilled cauliflower, cauliflower purée and truffle oil

 

Dessert

Raisin Cake, spiced ice cream and creme anglaise

Cinnamon doughnut, ricotta cream, sultana jam & homemade ice cream

White chocolate semifreddo, chocolate ganache, chocolate soil and hazelnut biscuit

2 course - R395pp

3 course - R440pp

Valid from 30 March 2018 until 01 April 2018

Booking is essential!

CALL: +27 44 343 1844 | EMAIL: info@lakesidelodge.co.za | VISIT: 3 Lakeside Drive, Swartvlei, Sedgefield



 

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Valentine's Day
Feb
14
5:00 PM17:00

Valentine's Day

Benguela Brasserie overlooks the beautiful Swartvlei Lake, enjoy breathtaking views as you sip on award winning wines and indulge into a perfect Valentine’s dinner menu crafted by Head Chef Kelly, from delicious pan seared duck breast to decadent sweet treats.

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Annual High Tea
Jan
27
2:00 PM14:00

Annual High Tea

Benguela Brasserie invites you to join us for our High Tea.  Enjoy the finest selection of teas, pastries and desserts prepared by culinary expert Chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen for this spectacular afternoon treat. The restaurant, with friendly staff and the surrounding lake make it the ideal location for a well-deserved afternoon break.

Sit back and enjoy the breathtaking views of the Swartvlei Lake as you sip on a cup or more. With a selection of 15 teas, this will be a treat to remember. Indulge in an experience where you can relax with your friends or family and enjoy time out at our unique spot on the Garden Route.

Tuck into something sweet or savory paired with our carefully selected teas, and add a spa treatment to rejuvenate yourself for a fresh new start in the New Year.

Embrace the peaceful ambience at Lakeside Lodge & Spa with time to think, relax and escape from the busy world. Expect to be pampered with exotic sweet treats prepared by Chef Kelly and great entertainment by Olga de Wit on Saturday, 27 January 2018 from 2pm until 5pm, price from R150PP.



Contact us for more information or to make a booking on:
Call: 044 343 1844 or email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za  

www.lakesidelodge.co.za


Ticket prices do not include spa treatments, for our spa menu and prices visit: http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/spa/

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Sold out | New Year's Eve
Dec
31
to Jan 1

Sold out | New Year's Eve

We’re inviting you to celebrate the New Year in style with Lakeside Lodge & Spa. Enjoy an exquisite 4 course dinner and toast to the New Year with a complimentary glass of bubbles.

Performance by local band Sugar & Spice

Date:    31 December 2017
Time:    19h00 for 19h30
Price:    R930 PP for Adults | R250 for Kids
Dress Code: Smart

To book or for more information:
Call:       044 343 1844
Email:    info@lakesidelodge.co.za 

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Boxing Day
Dec
26
9:00 AM09:00

Boxing Day

Bring the family and continue the Christmas spirit with Lakeside Lodge & Spa! Open on Boxing Day!

26th December 2017
Open for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner


Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za  
www.lakesidelodge.co.za
 

 

 

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Sold out | Christmas by the lake
Dec
25
12:00 PM12:00

Sold out | Christmas by the lake

We’re inviting you to step into the magic of Christmas at the Benguela Brasserie. Our executive chef has a phenomenal Christmas dining menu prepared for the whole family. Each course tells a story, allowing guests to experience amazing entrées, plated to perfection. 
 
Price: R650pp
Kids under 10 | R250
Date: 25 December 2017
Time: 12pm - 3pm
 
Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za  
www.lakesidelodge.co.za


 

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Rocking the Lake
Nov
4
2:00 PM14:00

Rocking the Lake

Step back into the 80’s with Rocking the Lake 2017 - The 80’s Revival Tour!

With classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believing” and “A Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, the Wellcast Band has a performance not to be missed at this years event.

Date: 4 November 2017
Time: 14h00 - 17h00
Price: R150 for Adults | R100 for Kids

Street Style Food will be available for sale. 

Contact us for bookings or more information:
Call: 044 343 1844
Email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Tickets are also available for purchase at the Sedgefield Tourism Office: 30 Main Street, Sedgefield. 
 

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National Braai Day
Sep
24
12:00 PM12:00

National Braai Day

Commemorate National Braai Day on the 24th of September 2017, at Lakeside Lodge & Spa. Take in the views of the serene Swartvlei Lake as you enjoy a traditional spit braai menu prepared by executive chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen. The menu includes South African favourites; lamb leg, baby potatoes and homemade roosterbood, which are only the start of a mouth-watering 4 course menu. 
 

Price: R425
Kids under 10 | R120
Date: 24 September 2017

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za  
www.lakesidelodge.co.za

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Father's Day Lunch
Jun
18
12:00 PM12:00

Father's Day Lunch

Celebrate the rock in your life for a five star lunch at the blissful Benguela Brasserie. Delight your dad with an exceptional three course meal fit for a king. 

Time:  12pm - 3pm
Date:  18 June 2017
Price:  3course | R380pp

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za    

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Mother’s Day Lunch
May
14
12:00 PM12:00

Mother’s Day Lunch

Celebrate your wondrous mother on the 14th of May at Benguela Brasserie - Lakeside Lodge & Spa, this Mother’s Day. The acclaimed executive chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen will be preparing an exquisite three course meal to make this a sensational experience for all the beautiful mothers who deserve a first-class show of appreciation.

Time: 12pm - 15pm

Date: 14 May 2017

Price: 3-course | R380pp

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za    

 

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Curry Thursdays
May
1
to Sep 30

Curry Thursdays

What would winter be without a steaming plate of curry?

From May to end September 2017

Curry – R150pp

Trio of curry – R175pp

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za    

 

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Fun Day at Lakeside Lodge & Spa
Apr
30
to May 1

Fun Day at Lakeside Lodge & Spa

Lakeside Lodge & Spa presents The Queens of Wigstock

The Queens of Wigstock are performing live at Lakeside Lodge & Spa on 30 April 2017, where talented drag queens will don elaborate costumes, perform popular renditions and dress to imitate various famous female singers and personalities. 

Come and be entertained by Betty Brangles, Olivia Mae, Victoria Styles, Jett Jones and Charnéb Churchill as an eruption of laughter, sequins, glitter and tassels fills the outdoor amphitheatre. Guests to the show are in for an added treat as local star, Shaza Greeff pulls off a stunning performance. 

Delicious street style food and refreshments will be on sale while enjoying the show. All proceeds will go toward the Pink Loerie Foundation. It is with great hope that we spread the message of peace, love and pride.

No food and drinks permitted in the venue.

Entrance Fee: R150
Time: 12pm
Date: 30 April 2017
 

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The Grand Gatsby High Tea
Apr
15
2:00 PM14:00

The Grand Gatsby High Tea

Choose between a selection of English finger sandwiches, sumptuous petit fours and a selection of aromatic, steaming pots of tea. Guests attending our Grand High Tea are urged to come wearing their fancy “gatsby” hats.

Date: 15 April | Time: 2-4pm | Price: R150pp

Reserve your seat by calling Lakeside Lodge & Spa on 044 343 1844 or email  info@lakesidelodge.co.za

 

 

 

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Easter menu at Benguela Brasserie
Apr
14
to Apr 16

Easter menu at Benguela Brasserie

One of Sedgefield’s hidden gems, Lakeside Lodge & Spa is hosting an Easter weekend special for the whole family. Kids can immerse themselves in an adventurous Easter egg hunt with our  Easter bunny while parents sit back and enjoy the views Swartvlei Lake has to offer. 

An impressive Easter menu awaits diners to the Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant. Executive chef Kelly-Ann Pietersen is pulling out all the stops this Easter to create a memorable occasion for the entire family. Guests are welcome to dine on a scrumptious menu filled with flavour nuances and gastronomical desserts to excite the palate. Our menu pairs superbly with award-winning estate wines from Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. At Lakeside Lodge & Spa, there is a little something for every member of the family to enjoy; from fun activities for the kids, to wine tastings on the lake and so much more. 

Easter egg hunt: Sunday, 16 April 2017
10am & 2pm
R75 per child includes juice 

Easter Dinner
Friday to Sunday 

To Book
+27 44 343 1844
info@lakesidelodge.co.za
3 Lakeside drive, Swartvlei, Sedgefield
www.lakesidelodge.co.za
 

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Last night of the Proms
Mar
11
4:30 PM16:30

Last night of the Proms

Experience live music by Carpe Musicam at our outdoor amphitheatre at Lakeside Lodge & Spa in Sedgefield. 
You will be treated to music by a full orchestra accompanied by accomplished singers performing British patriotic favourites, classics and semi-classics. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Swartvlei Lake and Lakeside Lodge in our open air amphitheatre

Don’t forget to dress up in your best British affair. Top hats, bow ties, and red, white and blue set the tone for your outfit of choice. 

Adult entry: R350
Kids entry: R100

Street style food will be on sale.   

Please note: Fully licensed bar.  No food, liquor or picnic baskets allowed

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Valentines Day Lunch & Dinner
Feb
14
12:00 PM12:00

Valentines Day Lunch & Dinner

Nibble, bite and indulge in #foodporn at Benguela Brasserie this Valentine's day.

We'll get you in the mood with a 2 or 3-courses of mouthwatering dishes and a romantic setting overlooking the Swartvlei Lake.

Date: 14th February 2017

Menu

2 -Course | R425 or 3- Course | R500

STARTERS

Beef tartare, brioche and poached egg yolk

Smoked snoek, beetroot fold overs, cream cheese and peas

Gnocchi, sweet potato puree, toasted pine nuts and basil oil

MAINS

Beef sirloin, pomme dauphinoise, mushrooms and pepper sauce

Venison, creamed spinach , masala potatoes and beetroot puree

Pork belly, parmigiana pork, red cabbage, cumin carrot puree, carrot and mustard jus

DESSERTS

Chocolate fondant, berry compote and berry ice cream

Rosé macerated berries, meringues, white choc mousse and homemade ice cream

Honey bavarois, orange marmalade, tuile and almond praline

 

Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 6 and more.

Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.

 

Book now

Call: 044 343 1844 or email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

 

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Bubbles For Breakfast
Jan
1
9:00 AM09:00

Bubbles For Breakfast

Start your new year in spectacular fashion and join us for what is certain to be the most glamourous breakfast on the Garden Route as you indulge in a chic breakfast perfectly prepared by head chef Kelly-Anne and her team . Guests can look forward to a sophisticated affair featuring fresh oysters and sumptuous salmon complimented perfectly with a glass of bubbles. All of the above will be enjoyed whilst taking in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Swartvlei Lake.

More info visit : http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/events/2017/1/1/bubbles-for-breakfast

Bookings: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Call: 044 343 1844

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New Year's Eve Dinner
Dec
31
6:30 PM18:30

New Year's Eve Dinner

Lakeside Lodge & Spa and Benguela Brasserie – one of the Garden Route's most luxurious 5-star boutique hotels and relaxed fine-dining restaurants situated in Sedgefield, would like to extend an invitation to you and your guests to attend a glamorous New Year's Eve Dinner.

Not many will be able to top a fine dining year-end celebration prepared by chef Kelly-Anne and her team. Guests can look forward to a decadent four-course menu whilst being entertained by live music which is guaranteed to have you dancing your way into 2017. This glamourous affair is set to be the "must attend " event on the route this year where fine-dining and luxury culminate in the perfect send off to 2016.

More info visit: http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/events/2016/9/6/new-years-eve-dinner

Bookings: 044 343 1844 or info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Price: 4 Course | R850pp
kids (4-10) | R250pp

Time: 6.30pm

Menu

Starter
Mussel soup garlic rouille and chilli paste

2nd Starter
Onion tarte tatin roasted peppers and goat’s cheese

Mains
Choice of one
Grilled fish Tuscan lentils, cafe de paris butter, blush tomato and skordalia
or
Cassoulet white beans, braised pork, duck and vegetables

Dessert
Panettone brioche, raisin compote, coffee ice cream and chocolate ganache

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Magical Christmas Lunch
Dec
25
12:00 PM12:00

Magical Christmas Lunch

Magical Christmas lunch experience

Make magical Christmas memories as you experience your favourite festive holiday the Lakeside Lodge way. Overlook the sparkling Swartvlei Lake while you feast on cuisine by Chef Kelly Anne Pietersen.

Date: 25 December 2016

Price: 3 Course | R580pp
kids (4-10) | R250pp

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Menu

Starter
Melon salad pancetta, balsamic reduction and melon juice
or
Smoked gammon pickled beetroot, sweet mustard sauce

Mains
Lamb loin lamb faggot, pea and mint puree, pomme dauphine and jus
or
Pan seared duck breast leeks, baby potato, carrot and orange jus

Desserts
Berry semifreddo coulis, meringue and lemon curd
or
Almond pound cake ginger anglaise, toasted sesame seeds and marmalade mince pies and coffee

Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 8 or more.
Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.

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Rocking the Lake
Nov
5
3:00 PM15:00

Rocking the Lake

Be sure to book your tickets for this annual sold-out event!

Rocking the Lake is an annual sold-out event hosted by the ever popular Lakeside Lodge & Spa in the beautiful Cape Garden Route.

Guests will be enticed with the sounds of popular local band, Cloud 9 whilst sipping on award winning wine overlooking the lake-facing amphitheater.

Local beer as well as street-style food will also be on offer to purchase on the day. We urge guests to book tickets well in advance as tickets are almost sold out. Unfortunately no food or drink are allowed to accommodate guests to this event.

Lakeside Lodge & Spa also has an exclusive Rocking the Lake Accommodation package on offer follow this link for more information:
http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/packages-and-specials/2016/11/5/rocking-the-lake-accommodation-offer

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: 
Saturday 5 November 3pm to 7pm, R120 adult entry, R80 kids entry

Menu

POP UP BAR

Chicken burger –R75

Beef burger –R75

Hotdog - R55

Potato wedges - R35

Cheese and meat plank (for 2) - R250

Cheese plank (for 2) - R180

Chocolate brownie – R20

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Celebrate Heritage Day at Lakeside Lodge & Spa
Sep
24
12:00 PM12:00

Celebrate Heritage Day at Lakeside Lodge & Spa

Join us as we celebrate our favourite national holiday. Delicious al fresco menu and live music make for the perfect lakeside feast. 

Call: 044 343 1844 or mail: info@lakesidelodge.co.za to make your booking. 

Menu

Chicken Burger | R85
Grilled chicken fillet, rocket, feta puree and peppadews & chips

Beef burger | R75
180g beef patty, gherkins, cheese, tomato and lettuce & chips

Lamb wrap | R95
spit lamb leg, spicy napolitana, minted tzatziki & salad

Fish & chips | R105
battered hake, tartare sauce & chips

Snack platter for 2 | R200
tempura prawns, deep fried calamari, stuffed mushrooms,fritto misto & chips

Cheese plank for 2 | R180
camembert, gorgonzola and cumin boerenkaas, preserves and ciabatta

Cheese & meat plank for 2 | R240
selection of cheese and charcuterie served with preserves and ciabatta

White chocolate mousse | R65
white chocolate mousse, berry compote, fresh berries and berry ice cream

Vanilla creme' brule' | R65
served with sesame seed brittle ice cream

Pecan nut and coffee pudding | R65
coffee anglaise and chocolate ice cream

Please ask waitron for individual tapa's as top up's. Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 6 or more. Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.

 

 

 

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Lakeside Lodge Cross Triathlon Event
Sep
17
8:00 AM08:00

Lakeside Lodge Cross Triathlon Event

Join us for this inaugural Cross Triathlon event on the 17th of September. Run, swim and cycle your way through scenery that will leave you breathless. Solo or relay team entries are available. Treat yourself to one of our delicious burgers , glasses of award- winning wines or refreshments which will be available on the day.

Options :

-Standard : 1000m swim, 26km MTB, 5.5km run
-Sprint: 500m swim, 13km MTB, 2.1km run
-Super Sprint : 200m swim, 5km MTB, 1km run

Times:

-Standard 8H00am
-Sprint 10H00am
-Super Sprint 8H00am

Fee:

-Standard R380
-Sprint R280
-Super Sprint R180
-Relay Team R550
 

 

 

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Gluhwein, Fondue & Open Fires
Sep
1
to Sep 30

Gluhwein, Fondue & Open Fires

Indulge this Winter at Benguela Brasserie with homemade Gluhwein, cheesy fondue and warm open fires.

Gluhwein or mulled wine is a beverage usually made with red wine, various mulling spices and sometimes raisins. It is served hot or warm as a cold winter favourite.

Fondue is a dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot and eaten by dipping bread, or vegetables, into the cheese.

The Gluhwein and fondue Winter special is available Tuesdays to Sundays from 3 May to 30 September

The offer includes two glasses of mulled (Gluhwein) wine, cheese fondue and French bread for two people at R240.

Snuggle up close to the roaring log fire and indulge.

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