5 Course Spring Tasting Menu R345pp (with wines R620pp)

La Mouette croquettes with garlic aioli
DG Pale Cream Sherry NV (Spain) 

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Sweetcorn soup
Charred baby corn, corn shoots, basil pistou
Celestina White Blend 2017 (Cape Agulhas) 

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House made ricotta gnocchi
Smoked aubergine, tahini dressing, filo crisp, tomato chutney
Kaapzicht Cinsaut 2017 (Stellenbosch) 

OR 

Heirloom potato carpaccio
Truffle goat’s cheese mousse, pickled mustard seeds, capers and hazelnut dressing
Hartenberg Chardonnay 2017 (Stellenbosch) 

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Locally caught line fish
Shaved fennel, burnt orange, anise velouté
Hermanuspietersfontein ‚ÄėKat met die Houtbeen‚Äô Sauvignon Blanc 2016 (Sondagskloof)

OR 

Ostrich fan fillet
Pickled beetroots, cured egg yolk emulsion, herb purée
Vriesenhof Pinotage 2009 (Stellenbosch)

OR 

Ratatouille
Smoked herb oil, piment d’espelette
Eikendal ‚ÄėCharisma‚Äô Red Blend 2018 (Stellenbosch)

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Raspberry chocolate
Parfait, Nesquik bubble, compressed strawberries
Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2015 (Stellenbosch)

New Winter Special tasting menu for R295 – 11th of July 2019

 

La Mouette croquettes with garlic aioli
DG Pale Cream Sherry no1 (Spain)

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Roasted butternut soup
hazelnuts, goat’s cheese, onion cress and parmesan crisp
Hermanuspietersfontein ‚ÄėKat met die Houtbeen‚Äô Sauvignon Blanc 2015 (Sondagskloof)

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Local hake
triple cooked parsnip, miso, torched kale and umami dressing
Oldenburg Chardonnay 2018 (Stellenbosch)

OR

Brassica salad (V)
pickled cauliflower, broccoli tartare, sage oil, smoked cheese fondue sauce
Leeuwenkuil Reserve White Blend 2017 (Swartland)

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Beef short rib cottage pie

potato foam, parsley oil, mushrooms and BBQ carrot purée
Morgenster ‚ÄėLourens River Valley‚Äô Bordeaux Blend 2010 (Stellenbosch)

OR 

Jerusalem artichoke risotto (V)
sweet pickled artichokes, walnut brown butter and watercress
Rijk‚Äôs ‚ÄėTouch of Oak‚Äô Chenin Blanc 2016 (Tulbagh)

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Lemon posset
rhubarb, mint oil, almond crumble and warm vanilla doughnuts
Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2015 (Stellenbosch)

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Corkage is unfortunately not allowed with our Winter Special Menu

Kindly notify management of any dietary restrictions or allergens. Our menu is fresh, seasonally inspired and changes often. Garlic, onion and seasoning form the base of our cooking and nuts are present in our kitchen.

 

For tables of 6 or more, a discretionary 12% service charge will b

French Inspired Tasting Menu at La Mouette Restaurant. 

Due to popular demand and the massive success of GOODFRANCE week,
we have decided to keep the
French Inspired Tasting Menu at La Mouette Restaurant. 

The delicious menu is available to groups of all sizes and also offers vegan and vegetarian options. Book your table online and come and enjoy a true taste of French Cuisine reminicent of La Mouette’s opening menus almost 9 years ago.

We look forward to hosting you!

La Mouette French Menu

5 courses R550pp – with wine R975pp

Les canapès
Confit Duck croquette
Tartiflette
Bouillabaisse
Thorne & Daughters ‚ÄėWanderer‚Äôs Heart‚Äô Cape Blend 2017 (Western Cape)

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Poisson Local
Linefish, shallot velouté, pommes dauphine, black truffle and baby spinach
Domaine Des Dieux Chardonnay 2014 (Hemel-en-Aarde Valley)

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C√īte¬†courtes¬†de Boeuf
Beef short rib, mushrooms, cep purée, charred onions, African wild garlic and bone marrow
Morgenster¬†‚ÄėLourens River Valley‚Äô Bordeaux Blend 2009 (Stellenbosch)

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Fromage Pique-nique
Fig jam, bread crisps and pickled vegetables
Foresthill Grand Brie
Indezi Goats cheese
Klein River Overberg
Simonsberg Blue
Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2015 (Stellenbosch)

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Fin douce
Dark plum sorbet
Cr√®me br√Ľl√©e and salted almonds
Colmant Brut Rosé NV (Western Cape)

3 and 2 course Menu and we are now open on Monday nights

3 Courses R450 + Wine R795 / 2 Courses R350

 

Burrata, roasted tomato salad, persillade
Kaapzicht Cinsaut 2017 @ R105 p/g

Salt and pepper squid, piquillo peppers, white bean purée, pickled radish
Leeuwenkuil Reserve White Blend 2017 @ R80 p/g

Grilled asparagus, samphire, leek oil, tomato essence, seaweed butter
Trizanne Sauvignon Blanc 2018 @ R75 p/g

Tuna tartare, ajo blanco, almonds, semi-dried grapes, compressed cucumber, chive oil
Van Loggerenberg ‚ÄėBreak a Leg‚Äô Blanc de Noir 2018 @ R85 p/g¬†

House cured duck salad, green beans, candied walnuts, duck parfait, tomato truffle dressing
Thorne & Daughters ‚ÄėWanderer‚Äôs Heart‚Äô Cape Blend 2017 @ R165 p/g¬†

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Orecchiette, tenderstem broccoli, peas, pinenuts, goats cheese
Hermanuspietersfontein ‚ÄėKat met die Houtbeen‚Äô Sauvignon Blanc 2015 @ R100 p/g

Pulled lamb neck, peas, mint vinaigrette, new potatoes
Hartenberg Shiraz 2015 @ R130 p/g

Seared tuna Niçoise, green beans, confit potatoes, grilled artichokes, sauce vierge
Bosman Pinot Noir 2017 @ R110 p/g

Pan-fried Mauritian seabass, smoked fennel velouté, triple cooked potatoes
Uva Mira ‚ÄėThe Mira‚Äô Chardonnay 2016 @ R135 p/g

Beef fillet, bone marrow crust, short rib, celeriac, pickled mustard seeds, red wine sauce
Morgenster ‚ÄėLourens River Valley‚Äô Bordeaux Blend 2009 @ R145 p/g

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“Modern cheese board”, gorgonzola croquettes, Indezi goats cheese mousse, smoked Stanford
Vondeling ‚ÄėSweet Carolyn‚Äô Muscat de Frontignan 2017 @ R100 p/g¬†

Lemon meringue, mascarpone and lemon leaf snow
Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2014 @ R75 p/g

Blackcurrant frozen parfait, dehydrated white chocolate, pickled black currants,chocolate soil
Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2014 @ R75 p/g

Eton mess, compressed strawberries, vanilla cream, granita, mint oil, meringue
Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2014 @ R75 p/g

Melting Ferro Rocher
Vondeling ‚ÄėSweet Carolyn‚Äô Muscat de Frontignan 2017 @ R100 p/g

Spring Special Menu

Spring Special Menu

R295 for 5 courses + wine pairing R620

Snacks

Mushroom gyoza, fermented cabbage and daikon slaw

Truffle and cheese croquettes, roasted garlic aioli

Beef short rib bao, pickled cucumber, crispy onions and chipotle mayonnaise

Hughes Family Nativo White Blend 2015 (Swartland)

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Leek and potato soup

Smoked mash, leek oil, ash and velouté

Celestina White Blend 2016 (Baardskeerdersbos, Agulhas)

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Spicy vegetable kofta

Cauliflower crumble, green tea and parmesan oats cracker

Hartenberg Shiraz 2015 (Stellenbosch)

Or

West coast mussels

Curry, compressed apple, burnt chard and onion bhaji powder

Paul Cluver Riesling 2017 (Elgin)

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Cured pork belly

BBQ carrot purée, red chicory and crackling

Cavalli ‚ÄėWarlord‚Äô Bordeaux Blend 2016 (Stellenbosch)

Or

Herb gnocchi

Parmesan cr√®me fra√ģche, pickled butternut pur√©e, mushrooms and sorrel

Dorrance Chardonnay 2016 (Robertson)

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Lemon meringue

Mascarpone and lemon leaf snow

Thelema Semillon Late Harvest 2014 (Stellenbosch)

May Ala carte

Starters

Celeriac soup  Pickled celeriac, caramelized puree, hazelnuts and tempura celery leaves    R60

Fontina and truffle croquettes Parmesan aioli  R60

House made smoked goat milk ricotta  Pickled, fermented and shaved winter vegetables, beetroot and apple gel  R70

Crispy shoulder of lamb Seaweed butter, squid, parsley puree, baby marrow, salt and pepper flower  R85

Tuna tartare   Charred onions, black garlic mayonnaise, ponzu gel and puffed rice  R90 

 

Mains

Cured Hake  Pumpkin emulsion, pickled kohlrabi, chestnut crumble, mushrooms and charred baby spinach  R165

Beef sirloin   Truffle emulsion, crushed potatoes, mushroom soil and ponzu gel   R195

Gemsbok loin  Onion puree, turnip spaghetti, bolognaise, salt baked celeriac and onion puree  R185

Roasted free range chicken  Root vegetable puree, parfait, confit, potato galette and kale  R175

Barley risotto  Leeks cooked in embers, shallot puree, pickled onion powder and onion ash  R135

Sides

Smoked mash R30

Triple cooked wedges with smoked aioli R35

Cauliflower cheese, brioche crumble R35

Rocket and Parmesan salad R35

 

Desserts

G&T 2016 R55

White chocolate  Rhubarb, butter milk and hazelnut  R60

Carrot cake  Praline cremeux, candid walnuts, raisins, cream cheese foam, carrots and blood orange sorbet  R55

Mascarpone ice cream   Coffee granita, almond sponge, dehydrated chocolate, amaretto gel  R55

Charred Dalewood brie  Shallot puree, sun dried tomato, onion ketchup, potato and pancetta crumble  R95

 

For tables of 10 or more a 12% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill

A voluntary & much appreciated R5 donation will be added to your bill for Streetsmart Charity

La Mouette Restaurant.  Tel 021 433 0856.  78 Regent Road.  www.lamouette.co.za

Mother’s Day Menu 8 May

Mother’s Day Menu 8 May¬†

7 course Sunday Lunch R420pp

Snacks  Black truffle croquette, mushroom soil and black garlic mayonnaise

Tuna tartare, charred onion, fromage blanc and ponzu gel

Smoked beef crisps, sour cream dill and pickled cucumber powder

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House made goat milk ricotta

Pickled, fermented and shaved, autumn vegetables, beetroot and apple puree

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Spiced coconut and butternut soup  Oatmeal tofu, sage butter powder and turnip crisps

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Turnip spaghetti  Shitake, truffle butter and sage noisette powder

Or

East coast sole  Pumpkin emulsion, pickled kohlrabi, chestnut crumble, porcini and watercress

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Beef sirloin  Truffle emulsion, crushed potatoes, mushroom soil and ponzu gel

or

Roasted free range chicken  Root vegetable puree, chicken crisp, liver parfait, confit, potato galette and kale

or

Barley risotto  Leeks cooked in embers, shallot puree, pickled onion powder and onion ash

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G&T 2016

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Carrot cake  Praline cremeux, candid walnuts, raisins, cream cheese foam, carrots and blood orange sorbet

or

Charred brie  Shallot puree, cornichons, potato crumble, micro herbs and pancetta

 

For tables of 10 or more a 12% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill

A voluntary & much appreciated R5 donation will be added to your bill for Streetsmart Charity

La Mouette Restaurant.  Tel 021 433 0856.  78 Regent Road.  www.lamouette.co.za

Summer Ala Carte

Starters

Spiced coconut and butternut soup   Oatmeal tofu, sage butter powder and turnip crisps  R60

Fontina and truffle croquettes   Parmesan aioli  R60

Gemsbok   Bolognaise, onion spaghetti, cured beef bresaola, Klein River Grana and rye crumb   R85

Salt and pepper prawns   Chimichurri, pickled cucumber, chipotle mayonnaise, celeriac and onion ash  R105

Cauliflower cous cous  Cape Malay sauce, almonds and raisin pureé   R75

 

Mains

Seabass   Sauce bouillabaisse, edible mussel shell, grilled leek, shaved fennel, red onion, watercress and pea shoots  R180

Cured Hake   Pumpkin emulsion, pickled kohlrabi, chestnut crumble, porcini and charred wild garlic   R165

Duck   Hay smoked beets, pine nuts, glazed mushrooms, and wood sorrel  R185 

Beef sirloin Truffle emulsion, crushed potatoes, mushroom soil and ponzu gel   R195 

Crispy lamb shoulder and rump   Buffalo fromage blanc, pickled turnip, watercress puree and puffed barley  R185 

Ricotta tortellinis   Sweetcorn sauce and courgettes   R135

 

Sides

Rocket and parmesan salad R35 / Wilted spinach R25

Triple cooked potato wedges R30 / Smoked mash R30

 

Desserts

G&T 2016 R55

White chocolate   Rhubarb, butter milk and hazelnut  R60

Rooibos Parfait  Lemon snow, passionfruit gel, popcorn milkshake  R55

Mascarpone ice cream Coffee granita, almond sponge, dehydrated chocolate, amaretto gel  R55

Gruyére and onions Panacotta, smoked granita, croquette, ketchup and charred onions  R120

 

Chef Patron Henry Vigar            Head Chef Andre Hill

 

Please note the Tasting Menu is available for the whole table only. In an effort to guarantee

the best possible service, we are unfortunately unable to mix the Tasting and a la carte menu.

 

Please note La Mouette is a non-smoking venue

For tables of 10 or more a 12% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill

A voluntary & much appreciated R5 donation will be added to your bill for Streetsmart Charity

La Mouette Restaurant.  Tel 021 433 0856.  78 Regent Road.  www.lamouette.co.za

 

Valentines weekend Tasting Menu (13 & 14 February 2016)

Valentines weekend Tasting Menu
6 courses R550 with wines R750

Rhubarb cosmo (welcome cocktail)

Summer snacks

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Spiced coconut and butternut soup  Oat meal tofu, sage butter powder and turnip crisps

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Summer Caesar salad  Romaine crème fraiche, quail egg, crispy pancetta, cured yolk, Worcestershire caviar and Parmesan

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Gemsbok  Bolognaise, onions spaghetti, bresaola, aged parmesan and rye crumbs

Or
Salt and pepper prawns  Chimichurri, pickled Spanish cucumber, chipotle mayonnaise, celeriac and onion ash

Or
Roasted cauliflower  Cape malay sauce, almonds, raisin puree and cauliflower cous cous

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Beef sirloin  Truffle emulsion, crushed potatoes, mushroom soil and ponzu gel

Or
Kingklip  Sauce bouillabaisse, edible mussel shell, grilled leek, shaved fennel, red onion, watercress and pea shoots

Or
Ricotta tortellini  Sweet corn sauce, courgettes and tomato fondue

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Gruyere and onions  Panacotta, smoked grantina, croquette, ketchup and charred onions

Or
G&T 2016

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Petite fours

Summer Ala carte menu

Starters

Heirloom tomato salad  Onion essence, basil ice, buffalo mozzarella  R60 

Truffle and cheese croquettes  Roasted garlic aioli  R60

Pork belly  Turnip spaghetti carbonara, cured egg yolk, sage beurre noisette   R75

Tuna carpaccio   Black garlic mayonnaise, foraged leaves, umami dressing, ashed cucumber  R90 

Pea and barley risotto  Puffed barley, shaved asparagus, pickled kohlrabi, fromage blanc,  watercress pesto  R80

 

Mains

Roasted sea bass  Tomato fondue, fennel, carrot fondant, smoked aubergine puree,  artichoke, sauce bourride  R180

Pan fried Kob   Pork belly, persillade, squid ink and fennel  R170

Duck  Hay smoked beets, pine nuts, glazed mushrooms, wood sorrel R180 

Beef Sirloin   Kale puree, buttermilk and salt baked carrots   R185 

Crispy lamb shoulder and fillet  Buffalo fromage blanc, pickled turnip, water cress puree and puffed barley R185 

Sweetcorn barbeque Chimichurri, sweetcorn polenta, burnt onion ketchup, pea shoot tempura  R130

 

Sides

Rocket and parmesan salad R35

Wilted spinach R25

Triple cooked potato wedges R30

Smoked mash R30

 

Desserts

Blackberry and pine  Pine cream, sorbet, lemon curd, apple powder, chocolate,  hazelnuts and burnt butter crumble  R55

White chocolate  Rhubarb, butter milk and hazelnut  R60

Apple praline   Praline panacotta, ice cream, feuilletine, caramelised apple and green apple espuma  R55

Tiramisu  Mascarpone ice cream, coffee granita, almond sponge, dehydrated chocolate, amaretto gel R55

Cheese picnic  Stout bread, tomato chutney, pickled onion and home-made crackers  R120

 

For tables of 10 or more a 12% discretionary service charge will be added to your bill

A voluntary & much appreciated R5 donation will be added to your bill for Streetsmart Charity

La Mouette Restaurant.  Tel 021 433 0856.  78 Regent Road.  www.lamouette.co.za