The Cape Winelands around Bartholomeus Klip, including Riebeek Valley, Wellington and Tulbagh - are buzzing with activity, throughout the year. Harvest festivals, art exhibitions, concerts, magnificent wine estates and excellent restaurants are very popular with the locals, so why not immerse yourself in some local folklore and have your finger right on the pulse of what's happening in our communities | View events calendar
To view what's happening on the farm and in the Elandsberg nature reserve, have a look at our ranger diaries
Join us for a family lunch every Sunday. Enjoy a delicious seasonal menu, family style at the deckhouse and kids of all ages welcome The cost is R280.00pp-Kids under 12 half price.Includes buffet lunch, tea and coffee. Any dietary requirements can be can be catered for . Valid from 25 March - 29 July 2018( Excludes 17 June 2018). Only on Sundays and must be booked in advance/subject to availability. Excludes bar purchases. Contact us to make a booking email@example.com
Menu: Snacks and drinks on arrival / Farmhouse seed loaf with apricot butter /Roast beetroot, apple, baby rocket and orange vinaigrette /Baby spinach,roasted pumpkin,red onion and thyme bake /Slow cooked leg of Riebeek Lamb,rosemary and mint jus /Sandveld potato bake /Crustless chicken pie with sour cream /Gooey butter cake with vanilla creme fraiche /Coffee and tea
Family day out in the reserve with picnic style breakfast in the veld. Enjoy scrumptious spread of from our farm kitchen set out amongst the fynbos. Winelist with local Swartland wines available and soft drinks.Special eating on request and booking in advance essential.
Adults:R395.00pp includes a glass of MCC . Menu: Bran and seed muffin with jersey milk and butter /Granola jar with farm yoghurt, fresh fruit salad and honey/ Soft brioche roll with fried free range egg and homemade bacon/ Home cured meat plate, local cheese and chickpea cracker/ Savoury quiche/ Roast beetroot, green apple and savoury crumble salad /Dark chocolate and olive oil cake
Kids :R180.00pp. Menu:Fresh fruit wedges/Homemade lemonade/ Brioche French toast with farm honey / Buttermilk chicken strips with coleslaw /
Join Louise and her team in our farm kitchen for a series of cooking classes, testing some firm favourite recipes and techniques and introducing you to our farm style cooking. Limited to 8 people from 11:30-14:30. To make the most of your time with us we have arranged a brunch on arrival at 10:00 followed by the cooking class. There will be refreshments served throughout the course and each particpant received a signed Life on a Cape Farm Cookbook to take home aswell as all the recipe cards for the course. Cost is R995.00pp includes,brunch,cooking class,cookbook,refreshments,recipe cards.Minimum 2 per class . Booking essential and overnight accomodation available on request.For more information e-mail us on firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Dates : 5,12,19,26 April 2018 -Cooking from the Life on a Cape Farm Cookbook
10,17,24,31 May 2018 - Dont let life pasta you by....Everything you need to know about making pasta at home!
7,21,28 June 2018 - Winter soups and home baked breads
A shared social dining experience in the farmyard showcasing the best of our local produce from the area with a bespoke menu created by Louise and the team.The "drought" menu will showcase all the best produce while making sure we do our bit to reduce water use and mimimise our impact on our environment while hosting such an event.
Maximum 30 diners.R1500.00pp includes 6 course dinner paired with local Swartland wines , water, tea and coffee. Booking Essential and special eating requests can be catered for .
Join us for a fathers day lunch at the deckhouse from 12:00- 16:00. On arrival there is a local craft beer for all dads (sparkling for the moms) and a snack before lunch.
Sit down to a 3 Course choice lunch :To start enjoy a Soup made from biltong,barley,local ale with crisp onion rings and oven fresh bread and farm butter or Oxtail tortellini ,winter vegetables Vakarosa parmesan,parsley butter. For Main Course the chefs have added two great choices of a Wild boar burger,home made bun,smoked cheese,apple chutney served with home cut fries and parmesan salt or buttermilk chicken with slaw and garlic,home cut fries and parmesan salt.For a bit of green there is a sharing salad on each table. To end they have saved the best for last with a Traditional Malva pudding with peach ice cream and vanilla custard or dulce chocolate mousse with milk chips and berries
For the little ones there is a kids menu:Home made sausage roll with fresh tomato sauce and home cut chips or a chicken and cheese burger with home cut chips.For dessert there is fruit salad and vanilla bean ice cream or chcolate mousse with fresh cream to end.
R350.00pp , Includes Lunch , local craft beer and snacks , Coffee and tea.Kids R180.00per child. Bar purchases are excluded and any eating requirement can be catered for with notice.For Bookings e-mail email@example.com or call 022 448 1087
Join us for a scrumptious buffet brunch at the deckhouse from 10:00-12:30. There is a welcome drink off MCC and orange juice on arrival and on the table a selection of apple crumble bircher meusli, farm yoghurt with honey,basket of pastries, jersey milk and butter and our famous seed bread and home made preserve . On the buffet there will be a selection of home made cured meats,pates and local cheese , smoked salmon and sour cream, fresh fruit wedges.And to order there is a menu of : 3 free range egg omlette with lemon parmesan ***Smashed avaocado toast with soft bolied eggs ***Ricotta pancakes with creme fraiche and hazelnuts ***Coffee and Madeleines to end
R325.00pp . Includes Brunch, MCC, Coffee and tea.