May
1
to Sep 30

Curry Thursdays

What would winter be without a steaming plate of curry?

From May to end September 2017

Curry – R150pp

Trio of curry – R175pp

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za    

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Sep
1
to Dec 31

Year-end functions or Christmas parties

Spread the joy this festive season with a year-end function or Christmas party at Lakeside Lodge & Spa! End the year in style as you dine on a delectable feast. 

3 Course Sit Down Menu  | R350 PP
5 Canapes Cocktail Party | R165 PP

For more information or to Book a spot
Call: 044 343 1844 or Email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

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Sep
24
12:00pm12:00pm

National Braai Day

Commemorate National Braai Day on the 24th of September 2017, at Lakeside Lodge & Spa. Take in the views of the serene Swartvlei Lake as you enjoy a traditional spit braai menu prepared by executive chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen. 

Price: R425
Kids under 10 | R120
Date: 24 September 2017

Menu

Spit Braai 

Whole roasted chicken
Lamb leg
Baby potatoes

Roosterbrood
Garlic bread
Olive and parmesan rolls 

Curry noodles salad
Rocket, roasted butternut and beetroot salad
Cove salad

White chocolate mousse with fresh berries and ice cream

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za  
www.lakesidelodge.co.za

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Nov
4
2:00pm 2:00pm

Rocking the Lake

Step back into the 80’s with Rocking the Lake 2017 - The 80’s Revival Tour!

With classic hits like “Don’t Stop Believing” and “A Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, the Wellcast Band has a performance not to be missed at this years event.

Date: 4 November 2017
Time: 14h00 - 17h00
Price: R150 for Adults | R100 for Kids

Street Style Food will be available for sale. 

Contact us for bookings or more information:
Call: 044 343 1844
Email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Tickets are also available for purchase at the Sedgefield Tourism Office: 30 Main Street, Sedgefield. 
 

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Dec
25
12:00pm12:00pm

Christmas by the lake

We’re inviting you to step into the magic of Christmas at the Benguela Brasserie. Our executive chef has a phenomenal Christmas dining menu prepared for the whole family. Each course tells a story, allowing guests to experience amazing entrées, plated to perfection. 
 
Price: R650pp
Kids under 10 | R250
Date: 25 December 2017
Time: 12pm - 3pm

Menu  

STARTER
5 Spiced Duck Breast
Asian braised barley, coriander and crisp garlic
or
Pickled tongue
pickled cucumber, mustard mayo, rosti
 
MAINS
Roast lamb leg
hasselback potatoes, roasted baby carrots, skordalia, rosemary jus
or
Smoked Pork belly
brussel sprouts , apple & cabbage slaw, cumin & carrot puree, baby onion
 
DESSERTS
Gingerbread cake
cinnamon cream cheese frosting, meringues and ice cream
or
Chocolate brownie sundae
caramel cream, marshmallow, eggnog ice cream, praline
 
Mince pie biscuits and coffee
 

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za  
www.lakesidelodge.co.za
 
 

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Dec
26
9:00am 9:00am

Boxing Day

Bring the family and continue the Christmas spirit with Lakeside Lodge & Spa! Open on Boxing Day!

26th December 2017
Open for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner


Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za  
www.lakesidelodge.co.za
 

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve

We’re inviting you to celebrate the New Year in style with Lakeside Lodge & Spa. Enjoy an exquisite 4 course dinner and toast to the New Year with a complimentary glass of bubbles.

Date:    31 December 2017
Time:    19h00 for 19h30
Price:    R930 PP for Adults | R250 for Kids

To book or for more information:
Call:       044 343 1844
Email:    info@lakesidelodge.co.za 

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Jun
18
12:00pm12:00pm

Father's Day Lunch

Celebrate the rock in your life for a five star lunch at the blissful Benguela Brasserie. Delight your dad with an exceptional three course meal fit for a king.

Starters

Venison carpaccio, raspberry vinagrette, parmesan shavings, flaked almonds and rocket
Or
Thai spiced prawns, guacamole, tomato salsa and poppadums

Mains

Beef fillet, sauce Diane , thrice fried potato chips and roasted root vegetables
Or
Lamb loin, braised lamb shoulder, ratatouille and pomme dauphine

Dessert

Apple crumble, creme chantilly and apple sorbet
Or
Malva pudding, creme anglaise and orange ice cream

Time:  12pm - 3pm
Date:  18 June 2017
Price:  3course | R380pp

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za    

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May
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Mother’s Day Lunch

Celebrate your wondrous mother on the 14th of May at Benguela Brasserie - Lakeside Lodge & Spa, this Mother’s Day. The acclaimed executive chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen will be preparing an exquisite three course meal to make this a sensational experience for all the beautiful mothers who deserve a first-class show of appreciation.

Starters
Garlic & parmesan arancini, napolitana, tomato salad and tomato chips
Or
Grilled baby marrow, pancetta, herbed dressing and homemade ricotta

Mains
Fish, pomme puree, winter greens and black lava salt ( fried calamari tentacles)
Or
Smoked pork neck, aligot potato, pickled butternut and mustard jus

Dessert
Coffee and pecan nut pudding, creme anglaise and homemade ice cream
Or
Chocolate royaltine, brownie ice cream, caramel and chocolate paint

Time:  12pm - 3pm
Date:  14 May 2017
Price:  3-course | R380pp

Contact us for bookings and more information:
+27 (0)44 343 1844                              
info@lakesidelodge.co.za         

 

 

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Apr
14
to Apr 16

Easter treats for the whole family

Kids can immerse themselves in an adventurous Easter egg hunt with our  Easter bunny while parents sit back and enjoy the views Swartvlei Lake has to offer. An impressive Easter menu awaits diners to the Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant. Executive chef Kelly-Ann Pietersen is pulling out all the stops this Easter to create a memorable occasion for the entire family.

Easter egg hunt: Sunday, 16 April 2017
10am & 2pm
R75 per child includes juice 

Easter Dinner
Friday to Sunday

2 course - R395pp
3 course - R440pp

Easter menu
Friday evening
Saturday evening
Sunday lunch & evening

Starters
Smoked salmon, potato rosti, creme fraiche and chives
Pea and gammon veloute & pea salad
Pickled fish, raisin chutney and brioche

Mains
Lamb shank, mash, roasted vegetables and jus
Oven roasted pork belly, caramel bacon & brussel sprouts, braised leeks, potato croquette
Grilled fish, gnocchi, pancetta, sundried tomato, basil and greens

Dessert
Apple and cinnamon strudel, raisin ice cream
Cherry and almond cake, creme anglaise with fresh clotted cream
Chocolate ganache, marshmallow, sable biscuit and brownie ice cream

To Book
+27 44 343 1844
info@lakesidelodge.co.za
3 Lakeside drive, Swartvlei, Sedgefield
www.lakesidelodge.co.za
 

 

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Mar
11
4:30pm 4:30pm

Last Night of the Proms

Experience live music by Carpe Musicam at our outdoor amphitheatre at Lakeside Lodge & Spa in Sedgefield. 
You will be treated to music by a full orchestra accompanied by accomplished singers performing British patriotic favourites, classics and semi-classics. Experience the breathtaking beauty of the Swartvlei Lake and Lakeside Lodge in our open air amphitheatre

Don’t forget to dress up in your best British affair. Top hats, bow ties, and red, white and blue set the tone for your outfit of choice. 

Adult entry: R350
Kids entry: R100

Street style food will be on sale.   

Please note: Fully licensed bar.  No food, liquor or picnic baskets allowed

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Feb
14
2:00pm 2:00pm

Valentine's Day Lunch/Dinner

Nibble, bite and indulge in #foodporn at Benguela Brasserie this Valentine's day.

We'll get you in the mood with a 2 or 3-courses of mouthwatering dishes and a romantic setting overlooking the Swartvlei Lake.

Date: 14th February 2017

MENU

2- Course | R425 or 3- Course | R500

STARTERS

Beef tartare, brioche and poached egg yolk

Smoked snoek, beetroot fold overs, cream cheese and peas

Gnocchi, sweet potato puree, toasted pine nuts and basil oil

MAINS

Beef sirloin, pomme dauphinoise, mushrooms and pepper sauce

Venison, creamed spinach , masala potatoes and beetroot puree

Pork belly, parmigiana pork, red cabbage, cumin carrot puree, carrot and mustard jus

DESSERTS

Chocolate fondant, berry compote and berry ice cream

Rosé macerated berries, meringues, white choc mousse and homemade ice cream

Honey bavarois, orange marmalade, tuile and almond praline



Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 6 and more.Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.

 

Call: 044 343 1844 or email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

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Jan
1
9:00am 9:00am

Bubbles For Breakfast

Start your new year in spectacular fashion and join us for what is certain to be the most glamourous breakfast on the Garden Route as you indulge in a chic breakfast perfectly prepared by head chef Kelly-Anne and her team . Guests can look forward to a sophisticated affair featuring fresh oysters and sumptuous salmon
complimented perfectly with a glass of bubbles. All of the above will be enjoyed whilst taking in the breathtaking panoramic views of the Swartvlei Lake.

More info visit : http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/events/2017/1/1/bubbles-for-breakfast

Bookings: info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Call: 044 343 1844

Date: 01 January 2017

Time: 9am - 11.30am

 

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Years Eve Dinner

Lakeside Lodge & Spa and Benguela Brasserie – one of the Garden Route's most luxurious 5 star boutique hotels and relaxed fine-dining restaurants situated in Sedgefield, would like to extend an invitation to you and your guests to attend a glamorous New years Eve Dinner.

Not many will be able to top a fine dining year-end celebration prepared by Chef Kelly-Anne and her team. Guests can look forward to a decadent four-course menu whilst being entertained by live music which is guaranteed to have you dancing your way into 2017. This glamourous affair is set to be the "must attend "event on the route this year where fine-dining and luxury culminate in the perfect send off to 2016.

More info visit: http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/events/2016/9/6/new-years-eve-dinner

Bookings: 044 343 1844 or info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Date: 31 December 2016

Price: 4 Course | R850pp
kids (4-10) | R250pp

Time: 6.30pm

Menu :

Starter
Mussel soup garlic rouille and chilli paste

2nd Starter
Onion tarte tatin roasted peppers and goat’s cheese

Mains
Choice of one
Grilled fish tuscan lentils, cafe de paris butter, blush tomato and skordalia
or
Cassoulet white beans, braised pork, duck and vegetables

Dessert
Panettone brioche, raisin compote, coffee ice cream and chocolate ganache

Contact us at: 044 343 1844 or info@lakesidelodge.co.za

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Dec
25
12:00pm12:00pm

Magical Christmas Lunch

Magical Christmas lunch experience

Make magical Christmas memories as you experience your favourite festive holiday the Lakeside Lodge way. Overlook the sparkling Swartvlei Lake while you feast on cuisine by Chef Kelly Anne Pietersen.

Date: 25 December 2016

Price: 3 Course | R580pp
kids (4-10) | R250pp

Time: 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Menu

Starter
Melon salad pancetta, balsamic reduction and melon juice
or
Smoked gammon pickled beetroot, sweet mustard sauce

Mains
Lamb loin lamb faggot, pea and mint puree, pomme dauphine and jus
or
Pan seared duck breast leeks, baby potato, carrot and orange jus

Desserts
Berry semifreddo coulis, meringue and lemon curd
or
Almond pound cake ginger anglaise, toasted sesame seeds and marmalade mince pies and coffee

Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 8 or more.
Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.

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Nov
5
3:00pm 3:00pm

Rocking the Lake

Rocking The Lake

Date : Saturday 5 November
Time : 3pm to 7pm
Price : R120 adult entry | R80 kids entry

Be sure to book your tickets for this annual sold-out event!

Rocking the Lake is an annual sold-out event hosted by the ever popular Lakeside Lodge & Spa in the beautiful Cape Garden Route.

Guests will be enticed with the sounds of popular local band, Cloud 9 whilst sipping on award winning wine overlooking the lake-facing amphitheater.

Local beer as well as street-style food will also be on offer to purchase on the day. We urge guests to book tickets well in advance as tickets are almost sold out. Unfortunately no food or drink are allowed to accommodate guests to this event.

Lakeside Lodge & Spa also has an exclusive Rocking the Lake Accommodation package on offer follow this link for more information:

http://www.lakesidelodge.co.za/packages-and-specials/2016/11/5/rocking-the-lake-accommodation-offer

Menu

POP UP BAR

Chicken burger –R75

Beef burger –R75

Hotdog - R55

Potato wedges - R35

Cheese and meat plank (for 2) - R250

Cheese plank (for 2) - R180

Chocolate brownie – R20

 

 

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Sep
29
to Dec 25

Book Your Year-end Staff Party Now

Treat your staff and colleagues to the festive year-end function they deserve. Chef Kelly-Anne has crafted a delicious 3-course menu which will ensure you all end your year on a gourmet note.Now taking bookings.

Price: R350 pp

For more information and to book

Call: 044 343 1844                                      Email: info@lakesidelodge.co.za    

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Sep
24
12:00pm12:00pm

Heritage Day - Celebrate The South African Way

Join us as we celebrate our favourite national holiday. Delicious al fresco menu and live music make for the perfect lakeside feast. 

Call: 044 343 1844 or mail: info@lakesidelodge.co.za to make your booking. 

Menu

Chicken Burger | R85
Grilled chicken fillet, rocket, feta puree and peppadews & chips

Beef burger | R75
180g beef patty, gherkins, cheese, tomato and lettuce & chips

Lamb wrap | R95
spit lamb leg, spicy napolitana, minted tzatziki & salad

Fish & chips | R105
battered hake, tartare sauce & chips

Snack platter for 2 | R200
tempura prawns, deep fried calamari, stuffed mushrooms,fritto misto & chips

Cheese plank for 2 | R180
camembert, gorgonzola and cumin boerenkaas, preserves and ciabatta

Cheese & meat plank for 2 | R240
selection of cheese and charcuterie served with preserves and ciabatta

White chocolate mousse | R65
white chocolate mousse, berry compote, fresh berries and berry ice cream

Vanilla creme' brule' | R65
served with sesame seed brittle ice cream

Pecan nut and coffee pudding | R65
coffee anglaise and chocolate ice cream

Please ask waitron for individual tapa's as top up's. Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 6 or more. Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.




 

 

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Sep
17
6:00am 6:00am

Lakeside Lodge Cross Triathlon

Start your triathlon season in Sedgefield with the inaugural Lakeside Lodge Cross Triathlon. Swim in the Swartvlei Lake, cycle on jeep tracks and gravel roads, and run on the Molerat hiking route.

The scenery whilst you cycle and run will be amazing with the lake and the mountains in the background. You can enter as a solo or as a relay team. Sanctioned by WP Triathlon.

Entries open on 1 May 2016. Visit www.trisport.co.za to enter online.

Starting time, distance, entry fees, route and schedule are still to be determined.

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Aug
24
to Sep 29

Curry Thursdays at Benguela Brasserie

Join us every Thursday to savour the traditions of Indian cuisine presented in a contemporary style in the spectacular setting of Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant. Take a food journey and delight in the flavours of the East with a variety of curries packed full of incredible aromas and spices. Patrons can look forward to delicious curry with a selection of traditional accompaniments each Thursday.

Price: R125 per person
Time: Every Thursday from 12:00 pm

Each dish is served with your choice of rice, homemade roti, poppadoms and a selection of freshly prepared sambals.

Contact us to make a reservation at: 044 343 1844 or email us at info@lakesidelodge.co.za

Curry Menu

Select any curry – R125pp * Trio of Curries – R150pp

All curries are served with Fragrant rice, homemade roti, poppadoms and a selection of sambals.

Coconut calamari curry

coconut, shrimp paste, green chilli

Butter chicken curry

cream, garlic, lemon, red chilli and spices

Tom yum beef curry

beef, tom yum paste, stock and fresh vegetables

 

SIDES

Beef samoosa’s

R35

Onion bhaji’s

R35

Chicken pakoras

R35

 

DESSERTS

Apple crumble

creme chantilly and homemade ice cream | R65

Chocolate marquise

chocolate ganache, chocolate mousse and spiced ice cream | R65

Gorgonzola cheese

pear compote, crostini and gluhwein syrup | R65

Service charge of 12% will be added to tables of 6 and more.

Please inform the waiter or kitchen of any serious food allergies.

 

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Aug
9
2:00pm 2:00pm

50 Shades of Pink Women's Day High Tea

This is a day for the ladies who like to treat themselves and others.  A gorgeous event in honor of women around the world.

Bring your mom, friends or family and enjoy the delicate indulgence of our Women's Day High Tea at Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant.

Book now to avoid disappointment!

Times: 2pm - 5pm

Price: R150 pp

Venue: Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant

Contact: 044 343 1844   for booking or more information

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Jul
24
12:00pm12:00pm

Magical Christmas in July Lunch

Lakeside Lodge & Spa has got the ulimate Christmas in July menu to warm you up this winter. Add a little festive cheer to your mid-year festivities and join us for an unforegetable afternoon. Be entertained by a local choir as you take in the breathtaking views of the Swartvlei lagoon.

Our menu speaks for itself. Ham hock terrine, sweet potato and vanilla puree, pea salad for starters...Maple glazed duck breast, confit potatoes, pickled onions and cauliflower for mains...ending off with Ginger bread and chocolate tiramisu, coffee ice-cream.

Book now to avoid missing out.

Christmas in July Menu

Amuse

Chicken liver parfait, beetroot chutney

Starters

Ham hock terrine, sweet potato and vanilla puree, pea salad

Or

Gnocchi parmentier , charred leek

Palate cleanser

Orange sorbet and brandy snaps

Mains

Maple glazed duck breast, confit potatoes, pickled onions and cauliflower

Or

Beef sirloin, oxtail fagot, baby carrots, gremolata and sauce forestiere

Desserts

Eggnog cheese cake, raison compote and homemade ice-cream

Ginger bread and chocolate tiramisu, coffee ice-cream

Petit fours

R380 per person

Booking essential.

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Jul
3
12:00pm12:00pm

Independence Day Lunch

4th of July is a national holiday when residents across the USA celebrate freedom and independence of their country. Whether your 4th of July celebration is a family affair, a neighborhood gathering or a party with good friends, you'll want to enjoy great food as well.

Be a guest at our Independence day Lunch, Sunday 3 July, and enjoy all your American favourites - whether you are American or South African!  A special American cocktail will also be available on the day! 

2 course – R295 per person
3 course – R345 per person

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: info@lakesidelodge.co.za or 044 343 1844

Independence Day Lunch Menu

Starters
Prawn gumbo
Mussels in cider
Please choose one of the following
Mains
Smoked beef brisket
Slow roasted pork belly
Stuffed chicken
All of the above served with fresh rolls and corn bread
Vegetables: Hasselback sweet potatoes, glazed baby carrots and marinated green beans
Please choose one of the following
Coleslaw, potato salad or a green salad
Desserts
New York cheesecake, berries and chocolate mousse
Salted caramel apple pie, popcorn and mini toffee apple
2 course  I  R295
3 course   I   R345

Cocktail: Cognac Summit I  R90

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Jul
1
to Jul 10

Knysna Oyster Festival

Oysters on the Lake

Join us for an indulgent oyster experience on the Swartvlei Lake.

6 Oysters, Pontoon Cruise & Wine Tasting | R250pp
Cruise Only (Adults) | R80pp
Cruise Only (Kids under 12) | R50pp

Oyster Hotspot in Sedgefield

Hot Oyster Shot | R40
6 Oysters | R100
6 Oysters & Carafe of Wine* | R170
*choice of Matilda's Secret Red, White or Rosé

Oyster Brunch

Platter for Two | R250
includes prawns, oysters, calamari, chips or salad

Breakfast Daily till 11am
from R60 per person

Ask about our pick-up and delivery service in Sedgefield, Knysna, and Wilderness.

044 343 1844 | www.lakesidelodge.co.za

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Jun
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Delectable Father's Day Menu

Spoil Dad this Father's Day with an indulgent and satisfying fine dining experience.

Booking essential, call 044 343 1844 to book.

FATHER'S DAY MENU

Starters
Ham hock and split pea soup, ham hock terrine
Citrus marinated prawns, beetroot and garlic emulsion
Seared venison, charred leek, parsnip fondant 

Mains
Braised beef short rib, parmesan mash, pumpkin and gremolata
Grilled fish, curry custard, smoked mussels and celery
Roast chicken, carrots, baby potatoes, pickle cabbage and star anise jus 

Desserts
Chocolate pot au crème, marshmallow, rum and raisin ice-cream and an almond tuile
Malva pudding, rooibos Anglaise, ginger soil and buttermilk ice-cream
Selection of cheeses and preserves

2 Course | R350pp
3 Course | R395pp

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Jun
1
to Jun 30

Independence Day Ticket Giveaway

Enter now! Name one of the dishes on our Independence Day menu and win amazing prizes!

Lakeside Lodge & Spa is hosting an Independence Day lunch to celebrate all things American. 
Enter to win a table for you and three friends to join this celebration.

Ps: Like and share our event to gain 2 extra entries to the competition.

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May
8
12:00pm12:00pm

Luxurious Mother’s Day Menu

Join us for an elegant two- or three-course Mother’s Day lunch as created by Executive Chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen.

The lodge overlooks the Swartvlei Lagoon and sets the scene for a sophisticated yet relaxed dining experience. 

Lunch will be served at 12pm and booking is essential.

2 Course | R350pp
3 Course | R395pp

MOTHER'S DAY MENU

Starters
Dukkah spiced venison, carrot puree, creamed spinach and beetroot
or
Butternut tortellini, butternut puree with sage butter

Mains
Grilled fish, tomato lentils, leek, long stem broccoli and café de Paris butter
or
Crown roast chicken breast, baby onion, mushroom, bacon and jus

Dessert
Salted chocolate tart, caramel popcorn, vanilla caramel swirl ice cream
or
Waffles with maple syrup ice cream and mixed berry compote

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May
3
to Sep 30

Gluhwein, Fondue & Open Fires

Indulge this Winter at Benguela Brasserie with homemade Gluhwein, cheesy fondue and warm open fires.

Gluhwein or mulled wine is a beverage usually made with red wine, various mulling spices and sometimes raisins. It is served hot or warm as a cold winter favourite.

Fondue is a dish of melted cheese served in a communal pot and eaten by dipping bread, or vegetables, into the cheese.

The Gluhwein and fondue Winter special is available Tuesdays to Sundays from 3 May to 30 September.

The offer includes two glasses of mulled (Gluhwein) wine, cheese fondue and French bread for two people at R240.

Snuggle up close to the roaring log fire and indulge.

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May
1
to Sep 25

Winter Sunday Lunch

Join us every Sunday this winter for our famous Sunday Roast. If you haven't sampled the delights of our stylish restaurant yet, then let us tempt you with our Sunday lunches! We fondly refer to Sundays as good old "together time".

Our traditional Sunday lunch with a contemporary twist in a relaxed and informal setting is to be enjoyed by every generation. Whether you are dining as a couple, bringing the family out for a treat or are looking to celebrate with a party of forty, Sunday lunch at Benguela Brasserie is ideal. 

Click here to view the Sunday Lunch Menu

R260 | Two-course
R320 | Three-course

Booking essential.

Contact us at:  044 343 1844 or info@lakesidelodge.co.za 

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Mar
26
to Mar 27

Easter Weekend Egg-stravaganza

It’s that time of the year again when chocolate eggs and bunny rabbits dominate storefronts and shopping baskets. This Easter, Lakeside Lodge & Spa has three exciting events to keep family, friends and the little ones busy!  For guests looking to stay with us during the month of March, we also have our 'Stay two nights and get the 3rd night free' accommodation special! Click here for more

Our line-up for the weekend:

Saturday, 26 March    l     Easter Dinner       l     5pm – 9pm

Enjoy a delicious two or three-course dinner at Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant. Our chef Kelly-Anne Pietersen has pulled out all the stops to make sure that this Easter will be one to remember! 

2 Course R350   l   3 Course R395

Sunday, 27 March      l     Kiddies Easter Egg Hunt    l   10am

Bring the kids to meet the ‘Benguela Bunny’ and join us for an Easter Egg Hunt within the beautiful gardens of Lakeside Lodge & Spa. 

R50 (Includes Egg Hunt and Juice Drink)

Sunday, 27 March     l       Easter Lunch        l      12pm – 3pm

Easter Egg Hunt     l     2pm   l R50

Join us for a memorable Easter Sunday lunch with friends and family on the evergreen lawns of Lakeside Lodge & Spa overlooking Swartvlei Lake. Guests can look forward to an impressive Easter menu and can book for either a two- or three-course lunch.  

2 Course R350   l   3 Course R395

Booking Essential. Contact us at 044 343 1844 or email info@lakesidelodge.co.za


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Mar
25
to Mar 26

Wine Tasting at The Village Green- Sedgefield Slow Festival

Benguela Brasserie & Restaurant will be attending the Sedgefield Slow Festival  this year at the Village Green. We have a series of Easter events to look forward to! Try our Easter chocolate & wine pairing or our tasting of five wines.

Enjoy 4 incredible chocolates paired with award-winning wines by Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. 

Chocolates and wines in the pairing:

Benguela Cove Sauvignon Blanc l Dark Belgian chocolate with lemon ganache filling 

Benguela Cove Chardonnay l Milk Belgian chocolate with honey and almond filling

Matilda's Secret Red l Dark Belgian chocolate with white pepper ganache filling  

Benguela Cove Shiraz l Dark Belgian chocolate with hot chilli ganache filling

Price: R95 per person

To view our other Easter events or accommodation specials we offer at Lakeside Lodge & Spa this March, click here. 

 

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Mar
5
4:00pm 4:00pm

Last Night of the Proms Waterfront Concert

Join us for our very own Last Night at the Proms, which will be held  in the Lakeside Lodge & Spa Amphitheater. The Proms are quintessentially English and the term prom is short for promenade concert which was original a garden concert. 

George's sixty person symphony orchestra Carpe Musicam, which consists of musicians and singers, will come together to make this an extravaganza to remember. Special guest Richard Pane will be joining Carpe Musicam on stage with his bagpipes.

Expect all the old British patriotic favorites as well as classics and semi-classics in line with the repertoire of the original event. In addition to the musical delights, there will be an outside bar, craft beer bar, wine bar, and station for other beverages.    

  • Entry tickets are R250 per person
  • Children (aged 2 to 12) R100 per person

Booking and prepayment essential.

Flags, balloons, and party poppers are all welcome.  Fancy dress is optional from dinner jackets to patriotic t-shirts.

Gourmet picnic baskets can be preordered and paid for in advance. Each basket includes one bottle of Matilda’s Secret Red, White or Rosé wine. The baskets options are either meat-based or vegetarian. Please ensure you select the correct basket when booking.

  • R500 for two person basket
  • R300 for a single basket
  • R65 for a children’s packet

BASKET MENU:

Meat Basket

Bread Basket
Baguette
Olive and parmesan rolls
Crostini
Cheese straws

Pates
Chicken liver pate
Pork rillette

Charcuterie and Cheese Selection
Gorgonzola and Matilda's Secret poached pears
Camembert with sundried tomato paste and balsamic onion
Pancetta and Salami with marinated vegetables

Salad
Balsamic onion, rocket and parmesan salad

Dessert
Decadent chocolate brownie

Vegetarian Basket

Bread Basket
Olive and parmesan rolls
Baguette
Seeded bread
Cheese straws

Pates
Smoked snoek pate
Tri-color pate jar: cream cheese, basil pesto, and sundried tomato paste

Cheese Selection
Cumin boerenkaas with caramelized cumin onion
Gorgonzola with red wine poached pears
Camembert with preserved figs

Quiche
Spinach and feta quiche

Salads
Balsamic onion, rocket and parmesan salad
Roasted beetroot and butternut salad with pumpkin seeds

Dessert
Decadent chocolate brownie

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Mar
1
to Mar 31

Easter Egg-stravaganza Chocolate & Wine Pairing

Easter Egg-stravaganza Chocolate & Wine Pairing  

Enjoy a chocolate and wine pairing at our tasting room this month with artisan chocolates handmade by master chocolatier Jane Stuart.

Enjoy these 4 incredible chocolates paired with award-winning wines by Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate. This pairing will be available for the whole month of March. 

Chocolates and wines in the pairing:

Benguela Cove Sauvignon Blanc l Dark Belgian chocolate with lemon ganache filling 

Benguela Cove Chardonnay l Milk Belgian chocolate with honey and almond filling

Matilda's Secret Red l Dark Belgian chocolate with white pepper ganache filling  

Benguela Cove Shiraz l Dark Belgian chocolate with hot chilli ganache filling

Price: R95 per person

Contact us today to make a reservation on 044 343 1844, 

Or click here to buy this product online.

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Feb
14
12:00pm12:00pm

Valentine's Day - Jazz Lunch on the Lake at Benguela Brasserie

Treat your Valentine to a romantic lunch on the evergreen lawns of the beautiful five star Lakeside Lodge & Spa.  Couples can enjoy live Jazz music by the Sugar & Spice band while enjoying the romantic views over the Swartvlei lagoon. Enjoy a delicious four course meal prepared by Chef Kelly- Anne Pietersen and finish it off with a glass of wine during sunset with your loved one. You and your partner will be treated like royalty as your savor our Chef, Kelly- Anne Pietersen's seductive menu. This menu is set to add sparks to the beginning of a lovely afternoon.

Valentine's Lunch | 4 Course | R550

Amuse bouche

Smoked salmon, cream cheese and capers

Starters

Mushroom tortellini, parmesan foam, mushroom puree

Mains

Seared fish, minty peas, mussel and potato croquette with mussel cream or Duck breast, parmesan arancini, beetroot puree and pickled beets

Dessert

Vanilla crème brûlée, stone fruits and apricot sorbet

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Feb
13
6:00pm 6:00pm

Romantic Valentine's Dinner

Join us for a romantic two or three-course candlelit dinner. Escape to a night of pure bliss and “gone with the wind" romance. You and your partner will be treated like royalty as you savor our Chef Kelly- Anne Pietersen's seductive menu. This menu is set to add sparks to the beginning of a great evening.

Valentine's Dinner Menu

Starters

Mushroom Tortellini, parmesan foam, mushroom puree
Tomato, courgette and mozzarella tart with olives
Chicken liver parfait, peri-peri livers, brioche and tomato chutney

Mains

Beef fillet , pan seared prawns, dauphines and hollandaise sauce

Seared fish, minty peas, mussel and potato croquette with mussel cream

Duck breast, parmesan arancini, beetroot puree and pickled beets

Dessert

Chocolate fondant, coffee ice cream and honeycomb
Baked cheesecake with stone fruit and ice cream
Crème Brule, chocolate brownie ice cream and orange marmalade

2 Course – R350  |  3 Course – R395

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