Gourmet Gold at The Cellars-Hohenort this Mother’s Day

Words: Crush

Show your love and appreciation on Mother’s Day by spoiling mom with either a delectable 3-course lunch on Sunday 14 May 2023, or an indulgent Mother’s Day High Tea, available at The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa throughout the Mother’s Day weekend (12-14 May).

Mother’s Day Lunch at The Cellars-Hohenort

Served in the Conservatory restaurant, the lunch feast is inspired by flowers – the epitome of femininity and presented as a token of love and appreciation.

The menu begins with a choice between Klein Karoo ostrich with beetroot, peppered sorghum and rose petal jam; or Heirloom tomato tartare with pickled mustard, basil, nasturtium pesto, cranberry oil and buckwheat tuile.

Mains offer a trifecta of delicious choices, including Dry-aged beef sirloin with wild garlic potato fondant, grilled artichoke hearts, coconut-lavender marshmallow and red grape; Red drum sea bass with white truffle pommes dauphine, cauliflower and zucchini blossom salad; or Grilled cauliflower with white bean & almond velouté, African red pepper pesto, sunchoke and salsa verde.

Ending things on a sweet and memorable note, diners can opt for the Hibiscus mille-feuille or Camomile panna cotta.

Mother’s Day High Tea experience

The Cellars-Hohenort’s decadent Mother’s Day High Tea is served over four courses and begins with a selection of Tea Sandwiches; followed by a second savoury course of Duck larb & lavender chilli jam; Shredded lamb slider and minted tzatziki; Stuffed zucchini blossom and coriander truffle pesto; Oak-smoked chicken croquette and nasturtium aïoli; and Artichoke arancini with grapefruit. Buttery Scones with hibiscus jam and Chantilly cream are the next highlight; before the grand finale of an irresistible selection of pâtissières.

The High Tea comes with a choice of eleven loose-leaf teas. Each tea blend is meticulously curated by Master Tea Blender, Mingwei Tsai, who has also created a unique Cellars-Hohenort Blend of Nigiro tea, incorporating the spicy fragrance and bronze/apricot colour of the Liz McGrath Rose.

Before or after lunch, take Mom for a stroll around the iconic gardens of the hotel, which spread over nine acres, containing a myriad of delights, from trees dating back 300 years to structured gardens with beautiful water features and ponds.

About The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa

Part of The Liz McGrath Collection, the 5-star Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa 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 and The Conservatory restaurant, which is known for taking diners on an unforgettable culinary journey.

The Cellars-Hohenort is popular for celebrating weddings and special occasions, and for serving delicious picnics, as well as decadent Classic High Teas. Accommodation options include a two-bedroom Villa and the exclusive 3-bedroom Madiba Villa. All rooms boast breathtaking views of South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain range and the hotel’s extraordinary gardens.

The Cellars-Hohenort Hotel & Spa Details

Bookings are essential for the Mother’s Day High Tea experience at The Cellars-Hohenort.

  • Mother’s Day Lunch: R645 per person
  • Mother’s Day High Tea: R425 per person

Location: 93 Brommersvlei Road, Constantia Heights, Cape Town

For reservations, call 021 794 2137 or email.

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