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Our menu is based on classic, locally sourced ingredients, served in creative flavour combinations and served with an inventive, modern edge. The simple menu changes every day according to availability of ingredients.
We like to surprise our guests, that’s why you’ll find that our menu lists only the ingredients with no indication of how your meal will be prepared or which ingredients dominate (of course, if you ask, we’ll gladly tell you more).

View or download our De Grendel Restaurant menus here:

Dinner Menu 2019 – PDF
Dinner Food & Wine Pairing Menu 2019 – PDF *
Lunch Menu 2019 – PDF
Saturday & Sunday Lunch Menu 2019 – PDF
Wine List – PDF
*Please note that our prices will increase with our annual price increase on the 1st of March 2019.

5 Course Summer Tasting Lunch Menu
Available from Tuesdays to Sundays for lunch service only. Enjoy 5 courses with wine pairing for R750 or 5 courses without wine pairing for R545
*Available until end of February 2019.
Summer Tasting Menu – PDF

Prices, menu and wine list are subject to change. Please note that on public holidays we only offer set menus for lunch.
*Please note: the Food & Wine Pairing Menu needs to be booked ahead and can be ordered until 19:30. De Grendel Restaurant does not allow children under the age of 10 years for dinner reservations. A deposit is required for bookings of 12 or more guests. 


De Grendel Restaurant Cape Town Chef Ian Bergh
Head Chef, Ian Bergh

Ian Bergh

Our Chef Ian Bergh brings a real passion for farm produce to the table and gives local artisan produce an inventive modern twist. Ian is no slave to fad and food fashions, and is an original locavore with a great respect for the seasons and their bounty.
His hands-on training and experience are rooted in classical cuisine, having worked with Franck Dangereux at La Colombe and further honed his skills at Kurland, Five Flies and Pure at Hout Bay Manor before joining Jonathan Davies at De Grendel to launch the restaurant in 2012.

De Grendel Restaurant Cape Town Decor


It should come as no surprise to those who know the Graaff family that De Grendel Restaurant is without high-design bells and whistles or frivolous embellishments. We took our creative cue from the family farmhouse, blending it with the present with touches of De Grendel’s past.
The glass-panelled eatery is decorated in much the same way the Graaff matriarchs adorned the historic homestead: personal paintings and old family photographs dot the walls, and we had delft-blue porcelain underplates bearing the family crest specially hand-crafted by renowned local ceramicist Mervyn Gers.
The glassed-in kitchen contains the heat and noise while letting you watch our chefs in action from the serene calm of your high-backed chairs and turned-wood tables in the dining area.


2014 Accredited American Express Platinum Fine Dining Restaurant
2015 Accredited American Express Platinum Fine Dining Restaurant
KlinkAwards: Best Gourmet Restaurant on a Wine Farm
KlinkAwards: Supanova Award
2016 Accredited American Express Platinum Fine Dining Restaurant
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
World Luxury Restaurant Awards: Best Scenic Restaurant in South Africa
2017 Accredited American Express Platinum Fine Dining Restaurant
TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
World Luxury Restaurant Awards: Best Fine Dining Cuisine Restaurant in South Africa
World Luxury Restaurant Awards: Best Luxury Scenic Setting Restaurant in Africa

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