La Petite Colombe

There are no shortage of good restaurants in Cape Town. Two made it on the runners-up list of the World's 50 best restaurants (63rd and 73rd position to be exact) and not only are they the only ones from South Africa to do so, they are the only ones from the continent. One of the restaurants is La Colombe in Constantia which recently opened a sister restaurant, aptly named La Petite Colombe, in Franschheok. We celebrated a special someone's birthday with the Gourmand tasting menu and wine pairings from the neighbouring Cape vineyards.

Gourmand Menu

 

Poached oyster, pernod, grapefruit, verjuice, dill, apple, celery

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Yellowfin tuna, aubergine, miso, kalamansi, avocado

 

'Cape Wagyu' beef, scallop, bone marrow, celeriac, wild garlic,
horseradish, gochujang

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Ravioli of langoustine, curried hake veloute, cauliflower, coriander

 
 "Meet the chefs"   

"Meet the chefs"

 

 Palate cleanser   

Palate cleanser

 

 

Linefish, soubise, smoked mussel, squid, endive, chorizo, creamed leeks

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Seared duck breast, turnip, Jerusalem artichoke, savoy cabbage, rhubarb and lavender

 

Foxenberg goat's cheese, goat's milk caramel, koign amain, guava, tarmarind

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Valrhona Itakuja cremeux, pineapple, mango, macadamia, passionfruit, lemongrass

 

La Petite Colombe Treasures

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