New Year’s Eve 2015

New Year’s Eve 2015

7 courses R950, with wines R1200

 

Summer snacks to share for the table

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Oysters  Truffle, chilled leek and potato soup

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Heirloom tomato salad  Basil ice, onion essence and buffalo mozzarella

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Tuna carpaccio  Black garlic mayonnaise, pickled vegetables and tempura

Or

Duck brunch  Smoked duck, beans, confit and consommé

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Bouillabaisse  Sea bass, prawns, mussels and parsley pistou

Or

Beef Rossini  Glazed mushrooms, brioche, baby spinach and foie grass sauce

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Cheese picnic  Beer, stout bread, onion chutney and pickled cucumber

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Strawberry, almond and dill Sundae

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Chef Patron Henry Vigar

 

We unfortunately do not allow corkage on New Year’s Eve.

A vegetarian menu will be available on request.

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

In order to secure your reservation for New Year’s Eve, please note a R500pp deposit will be payable from 1 Dec onwards. This deposit is non-refundable should you cancel your reservation within less than 48 hours’ notice.

 

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

Christmas Tasting Menu

24-26 Dec

Christmas Tasting Menu 2015

6 courses R645 with wines R845

 

Summer snacks to share for the table

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Pea mousseline  Mint granita, white balsamic jelly, spring flowers, celery cress, Parmesan twigs

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Duck brunch  Smoked duck, beans, duck tea, parfait and jam sandwich

Or

Tuna carpaccio  Parmesan aioli, artichokes, rocket

Or

Turnip spaghetti

Shiitake mushrooms, umami broth, Parmesan and truffle butter

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Grilled line fish  Charred fennel, confit carrots, pickled onions, sauce bourride

Or

Beef sirloin  Onion chutney, crushed potatoes, Parmesan crumble, truffle emulsion,  black pepper crust and beef jus

Or

Mushroom tortellini  Pickled shitake asparagus, sage crumble, parmesan foam

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Strawberry sorbet  Crème fraiche and yoghurt foam, thyme consommé

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Cheese picnic  Beer, stout bread, onion chutney and pickled cucumber

Or

Panettone  Beurre noisette ice cream, brandy butter foam

Chef Patron Henry Vigar

 

In order to secure your reservation for Christmas, please note a R500pp deposit will be payable from 1 Dec onwards. This deposit is non-refundable should you cancel your reservation within less than 48 hours’ notice.

 

A children’s menu will be available on the day @ R200 per child

We unfortunately do not allow corkage on this special occasion.

 

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

 

Spring Ala carte

Starters

Truffle and cheese croquettes   Roasted garlic aioli  R60

White onion veloute  Onion broth, aioli, charred onions, grilled baby leeks, chive oil, tempura onions  R60

Turnip Spaghetti  Shiitake mushrooms, umami broth, Parmesan and truffle butter  R70

Bourride  Citrus cured kob, pickled fish, charred fennel, radish and sauce bourride  R70

Beef carpaccio  Braised chuck steak, pickled cucumber, charcoal mayonnaise and crispy onions R80

 

Mains

Roasted hake  Baked potato purée, cured egg yolk, mussels and onion ash  R160

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

Chicken salad  Parmesan aioli, grilled baby gem, confit potato, crispy leg, chicken jus dressing  R165

Beef Sirloin   Kale puree, buttermilk and salt baked carrots   R185

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

Spring vegetables   Puffed barley, peas in a pod, new season asparagus, broad beans, romanesco and labneh  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

Strawberry crunch   Buffalo fromage blanc sorbet, sorrel, freeze dried raspberries  R55

Gorgonzola   Linseed crisps, granola, carrot pureé, smoked carrots, walnut and fennel  R85

 

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

Early Spring Tasting Menu

Early Spring Tasting Menu

6 courses R345 with wines R545

 

Spring snacks  Lamb taco, turnip, pickled cucumber, watercress, goat’s milk croquettes and Fava bean dip, Salt and pepper beetroot leaves, ponzu and pine nut fromage blanc

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Pea mousseline Mint granita, spring flowers, celery cress, Parmesan twigs

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Spring bulbs  Onion broth, aioli, charred onions, grilled baby leeks, chive oil, tempura onions

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Turnip spaghetti  Shiitake mushrooms, umami broth, Parmesan and truffle butter

Or

Citrus cured kob  Pickled fish, charred fennel, radish and sauce bourride

Or

Beef carpaccio  Braised chuck steak, pickled cucumber, charcoal mayonnaise and crispy onions

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Chicken salad  Parmesan aioli, grilled baby gem, confit potato, crispy leg, chicken jus dressing

Or

Roasted hake Baked potato purée, cured egg yolk, mussels and onion ash

Or

Spring vegetables  Puffed barley, peas in a pod, new season asparagus, broad beans, romanesco and labneh

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Strawberry and pine crunch  Buffalo fromage blanc sorbet, sorrel and freeze dried raspberries

Or

Gorgonzola  Linseed crisps, granola, carrot pureé, smoked carrots, walnut and fennel

 

 

Ala Carte

Starters

Celeriac soup  Truffle dressing, salt baked celeriac, apple and king mushrooms R65

Truffle and cheese croquettes   Roasted garlic aioli  R60

Beetroots and goats cheese  Hantam, ash rind, pine nuts, hay infused beetroot dressing and beetroot leaf tempura R65

Charred sole and parsnips Charcoal mayonnaise, onion ash, triple cooked parsnips and umami vinaigrette  R75

Mash and burnt onion gravy Beef marmalade, roasted consommé, pickled onions and smoked mash  R85

 

Mains

Kingklip   Parsnip, radicchio, shitake and saffron emulsion   R170

Cured trout Marinière Mussels, pickled cucumber, herb emulsion, dill oil and pink fir potatoes  R165

Beef Sirloin  Kale puree, buttermilk and salt baked carrots   R175

Kudu loin   Rhubarb gel, sweet potato, oatmeal tofu and smoked emulsion   R170  

Crispy lamb shoulder and fillet  Buffalo fromage blanc, pickled turnip, water cress puree, blackened wild garlic and puffed barley R180

Pumpkin tortellini  Basil moss, pumpkin seeds,  pumpkin and coconut veloute  R110

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, wood sorrel, apple powder, chocolate, hazelnuts and burnt butter crumble  R55

White chocolate Rhubarb, butter milk, hazelnuts and wood sorrel  R60

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

Chocolate Pavé, warm brownie, smoked caramel, coffee cream, hazelnut ice cream, and amaretto jelly R60

Daleswood brie on toast   Honey comb, walnut and raisin bread  R80

 

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

Mid-Winter Tasting Menu

Winter Tasting Menu 

6 courses R295 with wines R495

 

Snacks  Duck parfait, ham, boerenkaas croquettes, pear and quince chutney

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Celeriac soup  Truffle dressing, salt baked celeriac, apple and king mushrooms

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Beetroots and goats cheese  Hantam, ash rind, pine nuts, hay infused beetroot dressing and beetroot leaf tempura

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Charred sole and parsnips  Charcoal mayonnaise, onion ash, triple cooked parsnips and umami vinaigrette

Or

Mash and burnt onion gravy  Beef marmalade, roasted consommé, pickled onions and smoked mash

Or

Brassicas  Confit egg yolk, chestnuts, parmesan crumbs and brown butter

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Cured trout Marinière  Mussels, pickled cucumber, herb emulsion, dill oil and pink fir potatoes

Or

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

blackened wild garlic and puffed barley

Or

Pumpkin tortellini  Basil moss, sunflower seeds, pumpkin and coconut veloute

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Blackberry and pine  Pine cream, sorbet, lemon curd, wood sorrel, apple powder,

chocolate, hazelnut and burnt butter crumble

Or

Dales wood brie on toast  Honey comb, walnut and raisin bread

Chef Patron Henry Vigar

 

Please note the Tasting Menu is available for the whole table only. In an effort to guarantee the best possible service for your table, 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

Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner 21 June 2015

4 course Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner  

R350pp

Autumn snacks on arrival   

Chestnut shortbreads, crispy kale, mushroom arancini

Starters 

Truffle and cheese croquettes  Roasted garlic aioli

Or

Beef tartare  Horseradish panna cotta, pickled mushrooms, shoestring fries

Or

House cured duck salad  Red cabbage, quince and pickled pear

Mains

Kingklip  Parsnip, radicchio, shitake and saffron emulsion

Or

Beef and onions  Roasted sirloin, smoked mash and pickled onions

Or

Mushrooms on toast  French toast, mushroom ketchup and parmesan

Desserts

White chocolate  Rhubarb, butter milk, hazelnuts and wood sorrel

Or

Chocolate  Pavé, warm brownie, smoked caramel, coffee cream, hazelnut ice cream, and amaretto jelly

Or

Boerenkaas  Vetkoek and persimmon chutney

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Please note we do not allow corkage on Father’s Day

Special menus for children available at R150 for 3 small courses

All reservations must be re-confirmed the day before, thank you.

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

Ala Carte

Starters

Celeriac soup  Truffle emulsion, salt baked celeriac, apple and king mushrooms   R65  

Truffle and cheese croquettes  Roasted garlic aioli  R60

Roasted cauliflower   Pine nuts, caper and raisin puree, carrot emulsion  R65

Pickled East Coast sole  Herb puree, vegetables, potato skin   R75

House cured duck salad   Red cabbage, quince and pickled pear  R85

 

Mains

Kingklip   Parsnip, radicchio, shitake and saffron emulsion   R170

Bouillabaisse   Kob, crispy prawn, mussels, parsley pistou emulsion, potato, confit tomato and shaved fennel  R165

Beef and onions   Beef tartare, BBQ short rib, smoked mash and onions  R175

Springbok   Toasted rye bread pureé, red cabbage, chestnut and heirloom beetroots   R170  

Namibian lamb   Fillet, breast, sweetbreads, grains, celeriac, goats butter and wild garlic  R180

Mushrooms on toast   French toast, mushroom ketchup and parmesan  R110

Sides

Rocket and parmesan salad R35

Wilted spinach R25

Triple cooked potato wedges R30

Smoked mash R30

 

Desserts

Gin and tonic   Lemon curd, sorbet, juniper meringues, tonic jelly  R55

White chocolate  Rhubarb, butter milk, hazelnuts and wood sorrel  R60

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

Chocolate Pavé, warm brownie, smoked caramel, coffee cream, hazelnut ice cream, and amaretto jelly  R60

Boerenkaas   Vetkoek and persimmon chutney  R80

 

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

Winter Tasting Menu

Winter Tasting Menu 

6 courses R295 with wines R495

 

Autumn snacks  

_________

Celeriac soup  Truffle emulsion, salt baked celeriac, apple and king mushrooms

_________

Pumpkin and beetroot “Miang Kham”  Buffalo fromage blanc, chilli and cashew nuts

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Roasted cauliflower  Pinenuts, carrot, caper, raisin and onion crumble

Or

Duck confit salad  Red cabbage, quince and pear

Or

Pickled East coast sole  Herb pureé, vegetables, horseradish and potato skin

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Mushrooms on toast  Shitake pureé, mushroom ketchup and parmesan

Or

Kingklip  Parsnip, radicchio, shitake and saffron emulsion

Or

Beef and onions  Beef tartare, BBQ shortribs, pickled onions

___________

White chocolate  Rhubarb, butter milk, hazelnuts and wood sorrel

Or

Boerenkaas (R45 supplement) Vetkoek and persimmon chutney

___________

Chef Patron Henry Vigar

 

Please note the Tasting Menu is available for the whole table only. In an effort to guarantee the best possible service for your table, 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

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 7 course Tasting Menu 

R350 with wines R550

Autumn snacks  Sweet potato tempura, truffle croquettes, chestnut shortbreads and kale chips

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Salt and pepper mushrooms  Mushroom ketchup and burnt onion panna cotta

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Butternut squash soup  Hazelnut crust and sage noisette

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Duck confit salad  Red cabbage, quince puree, pickled pear and green peppers

Or

Confit Franschhoek trout  Crispy squid, skordalia, pine nuts, fennel and orange

Or

Textures of shallot  Caramelized shallot, pickled, puree, capers and olive powder

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Pan- fried hake  Smoked onion puree, soft boiled free range egg, pickled celeriac and potato skin crumble

Or

Roasted Quail  Potato gnocchi, roasted vegetables, confit leg and chestnut bisque

Or

Fontina Raviolis  Truffle dressing, baby spinach, tomato fondue

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Gin and tonic  Lemon sorbet, tonic foam and juniper meringue

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Chocolate  Praline ice cream, hazelnut crack, amaretto jelly and chocolate pave

Or

Boerenkaas (R45 supplement)  Vetkoek and persimmon chutney