The Cellars-Hohenort joins forces with Eagle’s Nest to showcase the bounty of the Constantia Valley

The Cellars Hohenort is joining forces with Eagles’ Nest to present a gastronomic event to showcase the bounty of the Constantia Valley. The Food & Wine Pairing dinner will take place on the 1st of October 2021 in The Conservatory restaurant, and will feature a delicious 5-course menu presented by Executive Chef Tronette Dippenaar. Eagles’ Nest winemaker Doug Mylrea will co-host the event to introduce hand-selected wines from Cape Town’s ‘own vineyard’, to match each course.

Chef and winemaker have created an exciting culinary experience that kicks off with SALMON TARTARE, AVOCADO SALSA, SOYA GEL paired with The Little Eagle Rosé 2021, followed by SOUTH ATLANTIC TUNA TATAKI with a sesame & lime dressing and wakame rice cracker, paired with Eagles’ Nest Sauvignon Blanc 2021.

KATAIFI WRAPPED TIGER PRAWNS are then served with charred corn salsa, lemon, crème fraise, herb oil and Eagles’ Nest Viognier 2018, followed by a refreshing apple and fennel SORBET. This leads to the main course of GRILLED OUTENIQUA SPRINGBOK LOIN, king oyster mushroom, pearl onions, cranberry & red cabbage chutney, red wine jus complemented by Eagle’s Nest Shiraz 2016.

The cheese course of KLEINRIVIER GRUBERG, mebos custard, pickled onion, hazelnut pressed rusk, sundried tomato brings dinner to a close, perfectly matched with the Eagles’ Nest Merlot 2016.

Bookings are essential. Contact Restaurant Reservations on 021 794 2137 or email (R595 per person). 

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About The Cellars-Hohenort

Part of The Liz McGrath Collection, the 5-star Cellars-Hohenort hotel is situated in an area known as ‘Cape Town’s Vineyard’ – the historical Constantia Valley, a short 15-minute drive from Cape Town’s city centre. The Small Luxury Hotels of the World member features 51 elegant guest rooms and suites. Accommodation options include a two-bedroom Villa and the exclusive Madiba Villa, with three bedrooms, a dining room, lounge with fireplace, private pool, service kitchen and bar. All rooms boast breathtaking views of South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain range and the property’s extraordinary gardens.

Two award-winning restaurants, Greenhouse and The Conservatory, take guests on an unforgettable culinary journey. Greenhouse has been ranked as one of the country’s Top 10 Restaurants by the prestigious ‘Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards’ on seven occasions in the last nine years.

Stepping in from the natural backdrop of the lush gardens, the Fresh Wellness Spa is a space for guests to unwind and enjoy a selection of pampering signature treatments using indigenous ingredients and authentic spa techniques. To ensure the most comfortable of stays, The Cellars-Hohenort furthermore features two pools, a gym and a tennis court – as well as its own vineyard. The hotel also presents the perfect location for weddings and special functions.


Tel: +27 21 794 2137


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Media Enquiries: Janie van der Spuy

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