Just because visiting sit-down restaurants is not allowed for the foreseeable future doesn't mean you can't indulge in some gourmet meals from some of your favourite fine-dining chefs and restaurants. The following fine-dining restaurants are all currently offering forms of gourmet hampers and multiple course meal deliveries during the lockdown.
Help support these local restaurants to survive the devastating effects of Covid-19 and bring some fine-dining into your home for a special occasion or a treat night.
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La Colombe recently launched The La Colombe Dine-In Experience, the first of several packages the group will release over the coming weeks. The Dine-In Experience consists of a nine-course fine-dining menu, carefully crafted to be enjoyed at home.What you get:
A nine-course menu including the signature tuna ‘La Colombe’, Karoo lamb with salsa verde and Jerusalem artichokes and an individual, whimsical ‘garden’ to end each meal.Price:
R750 per person Delivery details:
Delivery is R75 and is available within a 22km radius of central Constantia, between 4pm and 7pm, seven days a week.Order via: bit.ly/LaColombeDineIn
World-renowned Chef Luke Dale-Roberts of The Test Kitchen, The Pot Luck Club and Salsify is offering a variety of gourmet hampers, including vegetarian and pescatarian options. What you get:
Each Lockdown hamper is designed to be a weekly basket of goods, providing the focal point for multiple meals. And one can expect dishes such as pork belly pâté beef wellington, chocolate fondant and assorted cheeses. Price:
R1,800 – R5,000 per personDelivery details:
Western Cape deliveries will be made two days from the date of order. (R100-R250 shipping) Cape Town delivery between 12am and 5pm daily.Order via: lukedaleroberts.com
Restaurant of the Year at the 2019 World Restaurant Awards; Wolfgat in Partnersoster is offering an interactive hamper for two.What you get:
The hamper includes four courses inspired by dishes from the autumn 2020 menu - including sourdough bread and homemade butter; seasonal snacks, a black mussel or white mussel soup starter; the main course of Verlorenvlei lamb, mushroom and kelp and a DIY dessert for you to bake at home.
The hamper also includes an immersive experience: a few iconic dishes showcasing seasonal wild ingredients; a map of the Strandveld; a limited edition signed print of chef Kobus’ Wolfgat landscapes; and a Wolfgat winter playlist for you to stream while enjoying your meal.Price:
R900 for twoDelivery details:
Contactless delivery is available to Paternoster and surrounds, including Velddrif, St Helena Bay, Vredenburg, Jacobsbaai, Saldanha and Langebaan on Friday and Saturday afternoons and limited boxes available for Cape Town delivery on Saturdays only. Order by latest Thursday at 5pm. Please note all components of the hamper will be delivered cold, with clear instructions on how to cook/reheat/finish and assemble the dishes in your home kitchen. Cape Town delivery fee: R150.Order via: www.wolfgat.co.za/delivery
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Gåte at Quoin Rock
Gåte at Quoin Rock is offering a three-course tasting journey curated by Chefs Nicole Loubser and James Would. What you get:
Each week varies however you can expect, a unique soup, main meat course such as pork belly or beef wellington and a delectable dessert from various country cuisine themes. Price:
R400 per personDelivery details:
Orders will be delivered every Friday. Minimum orders of two are required. A R50 delivery fee applies to Stellenbosch, Paarl, Franschhoek and Cape Town city bowl, other areas R100.Order via:
Whatsapp Gåte on +27 82 499 5101 by no later than Wednesday at 5pm.
Tryn @ Steenberg
Steenberg restaurant Tryn has launched a Steenberg @ Home menu from Chef Kerry Kiplin. The home deliveries include heat, plate and serve and semi-prepared dinner options. What you get:
Heat, plate and serve features her famous Asian inspired beef tataki, roasted pork belly, braised lamb neck or the meat-free mushroom, truffle and Emmental tagliatelle. While the Semi-prepared dinners offer the chance to create dishes such as risotto or spicy prawn and chorizo ragout. The Steenberg @ Home menu includes some popular extras such as gluten-free bread, candied after-dinner treats and there is even an option or two for the little ones.Price:
Each dish can be ordered individually and prices range R125 - R335 per item.Delivery details:
Deliveries are available between 2pm and 6pm on weekdays in the following areas: Lakeside, Tokai, Kirstenhof, Meadowridge, Diep River, Bergvliet and Constantia at a nominal fee of R40 with complimentary delivery for orders over R350. The delivery fee further afield to Noordhoek, Bishopscourt, Kenilworth, Claremont and Newlands is R60. Deliveries to Cape Town CBD, Atlantic Seaboard and Hout Bay take place on Wednesdays only at a fee of R70.Order via: bit.ly/SteenbergAtHomeInfo