{news} Easter and more, at Nederburg’s The Manor this April

There’s something on offer for everyone at Nederburg in Paarl, this April! 

Make the most of gorgeous autumn days by visiting its beautiful eatery, The Manor, situated in the iconic manor house that dates to 1800. The restaurant spills out onto the manor house terrace and sprawling gardens, set against the backdrop of vineyards and the towering Drakenstein Mountains.

EASTER

When the Easter long weekend comes around in early April (excluding Easter Friday on 2 April), The Manor will be delighting visitors with freshly-baked hot-cross buns and homemade pickled fish that’s an absolute treat with Nederburg’s Heritage Heroes The Anchorman Chenin Blanc 2018.

It will also be staging a fun daily Easter egg hunt for the kids on the lush lawn right in front of the manor house, at 11:00 on the SaturdaySunday and Monday of the long weekend.

RESTAURANT WEEK XXL

The Manor will be participating in Restaurant Week XXL, scheduled to run between 1 April and 2 May.  This means you’ll get the chance to enjoy a scrumptious two- or three-course meal for a fraction of the normal cost. The three-course menu, including a glass of wine per course, is offered at R360 per person, while the two-course, also featuring a glass of wine per course, costs R260 per head.  It’s on offer on weekdays only, excluding Tuesdays when The Manor is closed. 

The starter is a choice between cured tuna, corn salsa, melba toast, guacamole, soya and balsamic glaze; and quinoa, chick peas, herbed goat’s chevin, tempura leeks and capsicum purée (vegetarian). When it comes to the main course, select between delicious oven roasted beef fillet served with glazed baby vegetables, smoked mash and a green pepper corn just; or citrus sous vide kingklip, squid tubes, broccoli florets, charred spring onions and lemon zest butter; or sesame grilled tofu, buttered asparagus, cauliflower rice and baba ghanoush (vegetarian). Enjoy dark chocolate fondant with beetroot ice cream and a brandy snap for dessert.  

Restaurant Week XXL reservations open on Friday, 26 March. Bookings need to be made via https://www.restaurantweek.co.za/access/nederburg

JOURNEY OF SOUTH AFRICAN FLAVOURS ON SATURDAY, 24 APRIL: MAIZE

The Manor will open for one night only during April, when it presents its monthly Journey of SA Flavours eight-course dinner on Saturday, 24 April, from 18:30. Aimed at discovering and showcasing the distinctiveness and versatility of some of South Africa’s diverse local ingredients, the theme for April is maize. It costs R850 per couple (or R450 per person) and includes a glass of bubbly on arrival and a 750ml bottle of your choice from Nederburg’s core range of wines. 

KIDS’ HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

Calling all parents! Scouting for fun ways to entertain and stimulate your children during the holidays that commence in late April? Look no further as The Manor offers some great options:

  1. *Hour-long supervised children’s workshops under the trees on the lush lawn, whereby your little one(s) (aged 5 to 10) can participate in playdough-making, cupcake decorating or pizza-making. These are presented by a member of The Manor’s team every week from Monday to Sunday (excluding Tuesdays when The Manor is closed), starting at 11:00, from 23 to 30 April. The cost is R95 per child. 
  2. *Delicious kiddie’s picnic boxes at R100 per head, including a chicken burger, dried fruit and peanuts, fresh seasonal fruit, a mini chocolate cake and a juice. 
  3. *Sweet treats, flavoured milk and sparkling grape juice pairing, offered at R95 per child.

* Pre-booking is required. 

The Manor is an ideal remote working location for parents, with free WIFI as well as tasty breakfast and lunch fare, coffees, cocktails, mocktails, juices and more. Visit with your kids and let them be entertained in a safe environment while you get some work done. If over a weekend, rest and relax while your kids have fun. Nederburg also has a jungle gym in the garden, and lots of fun games available. 

EVEN MORE TO EXPLORE

Click here to view The Manor’s à la carte menus, including a kiddie’s menu. Adult picnic baskets brimming with freshly prepared food and delicious wine, are also available – click here for details.  If it’s wine tastings you’re after, click here for more information. The Manor also offers other innovative activities to help you Taste, Learn and Discover the intriguing world of South African wine, such as its Five Senses Wine & Food Experience or Wine Blending Experience.


THE MANOR TRADING HOURS

Mondays to Sundays (except Tuesdays and Easter Friday when The Manor is closed):

09:00 to 16:00 (except on Saturday, 24 April, when the restaurant opens for one night only for the SA Journey of Flavours monthly dinner)

RESERVATIONS

For bookings and additional information, please contact The Manor on 021 877 5184 or send an e-mail to info@nederburg.com

Some considerations: Strict Covid-19 hygiene and safety measures are in place at The Manor. Wearing of masks is a must (except when seated). Arriving guests will be greeted at the door and a member of The Manor’s friendly staff will use a handheld contactless device to take their temperature. Right of admission reserved. Nederburg and The Manor support the responsible consumption of alcohol.

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