Restaurant Week 2015 – Simon’s Restaurant on Groot Constantia Wine Estate

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Our first visit to Simon’s Restaurant was indeed a pleasure. We chose this as the 1st for our Restaurant Week experience and it was certainly a good choice. Groot Constantia certainly lives up to its name, in all aspects.

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For Restaurant Week they have 2 offers either Lunch or Dinner.

Lunch (choose 2 for R 95.00)

Starters

Chicken Liver Parfait

Or

Caprese Salad

Mains

Ravioli

Or Salmon Fish Cake

Dessert

Cheesecake Mousseline

Or

Chocolate Mousse

Dinner (choose 3 for R 175.00)

Starters

Creamy Blue Cheese and Broccoli Soup

Or

Salt & Pepper Fried Calamari

Or

Caprese Salad

Mains

Slow braised Lamb Shoulder

Or

Pan Fried Line Fish

Or

½ Mozambican Chicken

Or

Mushroom Tagliatelle

Dessert

Cheesecake Mousseline

Or

Chocolate Mousse

Or

Salted Caramel Panna Cotta

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They are so accommodative and we could order from their Daily Specials as well as the A la Carte Menu.

We tried dishes from all three options and we were not disappointed.

These were the choices we made:

Restaurant Week Menu:

Starter - Creamy Blue Cheese and Broccoli Soup
                                 Starter – Creamy Blue Cheese and Broccoli Soup
Starter - Creamy Blue Cheese and Broccoli Soup
Starter – Creamy Blue Cheese and Broccoli Soup

Starter – Creamy Blue Cheese and Broccoli Soup – delicious and moreish.

Mains – Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Salsa Verde
                       Mains – Slow Roasted Lamb Shoulder with Salsa Verde

Main – Slow braised Lamb Shoulder –succulent and melt in your mouth.

Dessert – Cheesecake Mousseline
                           Dessert – Cheesecake Mousseline

Dessert – Cheesecake Mousseline – not too sweet, perfect ending to the Restaurant Week Menu.

A la Carte Menu:

Starter - Fresh Black Mussels
                                                 A la Carte Menu Starter – Fresh Black Mussels
Starter - Fresh Black Mussels
Starter – Fresh Black Mussels

Starter – Fresh Black Mussels creamy white wine and herb sauce – one of the best sauces and they don’t skimp on their mussels either.

Spicy Mozambican Prawns with toasted bread
                 A la Carte Menu Spicy Mozambican Prawns with toasted bread
Spicy Mozambican Prawns
Spicy Mozambican Prawns

Starter – Spicy Mozambican Prawns with toasted bread – Authentic Mozambican Spice. Not for the faint hearted, but so heavenly you can’t resist.

Mains - Slow Braised Pork Belly
                                          A la Carte Menu Mains – Slow Braised Pork Belly

Mains – Slow Braised Pork Belly creamed potato with a smoky jus – Smokey jus and the Pork Belly perfectly cooked.

Daily Special Menu:

Daily Special – Chorizo & Calamari
                                        Daily Specials Menu – Chorizo & Calamari

Starter – Chorizo & Calamari – Dish of the night, just the right amount of spiciness from the Chorizo brought out the best of the calamari.

Mains – Eisebein
                                                    Daily Specials Mains – Eisebein

Mains – Eisebein & Creamy, Garlic Mash – Literally fell apart, tastes of Christmas, loved this one too.

Dessert - New York Baked Cheesecake
                                     A la Carte Menu – Dessert – New York Baked Cheesecake
Dessert - Home Made Ice Creams a trio of scoops consisting of Rum & Raison, Chocolate Brownie and Salted Popcorn.
A La Carte Menu Dessert – Home Made Ice Creams a trio of scoops consisting of Rum & Raisin, Chocolate Brownie and Salted Popcorn.

We really enjoyed our first night at Simon’s Restaurant; we loved the relaxed atmosphere, excellent service and delicious food.

We will be back for sure!

SEE FULL ALBUM HERE.

For more information on Simon’s Restaurant please call them on 0217941143 or email them info@simons.co.za.

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