24 May 2018 ;Subscribe | Back to Newsletter Acrhive

Ready for a new season of memorable hospitality

Bartholomeus Klip




Dear {name} - while things seemed quiet on the surface during our staff's well-earned annual break, BK has been abuzz with activity in preparation for the 2018/19 tourist season. To a typical winter-soundtrack of sheep-shearing, rain drops and the usual farm and nature reserve whistles, snorts and snarls, BK management have been hard at work with new concepts and improvements to make your BK experience even more memorable. So whether for lunch, supper, a day visit or a holiday with the family -  we look forward to welcoming you at BK soon. We are ready!



[ SUNDAY LUNCH ] From 5 AUG Our weekly Sunday Family Lunches have become a classic in the Cape Winelands - perfect for families who don't feel like cooking, but still want the family or friends gathered around a sumptuous lunch table, sharing hearty, bite-sized food and stories. Children running around barefoot, hiding behind trees, or paddling on the dam's unfiltered mountain water, while the parents unwind from a week filled with to-do lists and schedules, in a carefree, relaxing atmosphere at an authentic African farm, only an hour away from Cape Town.

/MENU/ Snacks and a drink on arrival / Potato and herb pull-apart bread with hand-churned butter /AND/ Baby rocket, parmesan and olive salad with pancetta crumb /AND/ Slow-cooked leg of Riebeek lamb with confit garlic jus /AND/ Buttermilk fried chicken pieces served with soured cream /AND/ Zucchini and ricotta fritatta /AND/ Sandveld potato bake with fresh herbs /AND/ Yoghurt bavarois with rhubarb jelly and macerated strawberries //  Tea and coffee. Any dietary requirements can be can be catered for. Adults R280 pp / Children < 12 R140 pp. Includes buffet lunch, drinks and snacks, tea and coffee. Excludes bar purchases.

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EARLY SUPPER CLUB ] Every Tuesday and Friday 17:00 - 21:00 - Join us with friends and family for an early supper, while enjoying watching the sun go down behind the Elandskloof Mountains . . .

2 Course R180 pp / 3 Course R210 pp // Booking essential / STARTER Carpaccio: home grown Venison, mushroom aioli, herbs from the veld, savoury granola, parmesan /Or/ Crisp arancini: chicken mousse, buffalo mozzerella, garlic skordali, gremolata MAIN COURSE Beef Brisket: Rendang curry, coconut, chilli sambal, home made naan bread /Or/ Gnocchi: Fried potato gnocchi, crispy kale, smoked almond pesto, lemon, parmesan /Or/ Hake: Farm butter fried hake, yuzu vinaigrette, avo, celeriac pure, cucumber, marinated tomato DESSERT Matcha tea ice cream, pistachio, white choclate, wafer cone /Or/ Self-saucing chocolate pudding, salted caramel, soured cream // Served with garden herb and smoked salt foccacia and hand churned butter / Small wine and bar list available

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POP-UP DINNER ] 14 SEP Save the date, and join us for another exclusive food fanfare at an undisclosed, unusual location at Bartholomeus Klip. For the third time, resident chef Louise Gillett will be dishing up eye-popping and mouth-flattering culinary experiments ... To see how our latest pop-up went, have a look here

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WOMEN'S DAY TEA ] 9 AUG Spoil the special woman in your life with a scrumptious High Tea at the deckhouse from 12:00-15:00. There is a welcome drink off MCC and orange juice on arrival. MENU: Freshly made scones with clotted cream and preserves / Zucchini toasts with tomato and manchego cheese / Cucumber and smoked salmon cocktail sandwhiches / Spicy wild mushroom empanadas with dipping sauce / Pork and sage sausage rolls / Cocoa and caramel bites /Clemengold and roasted coconut Madiera loaf /Italian donuts with passionfrut creme patisserie / White chocolate cheesecake with creme fraiche /Freshly brewed coffee and loose leaf teas. Rate R325.00pp includes High tea, glass of MCC ,coffee and tea .There is also a special gift for each woman joining included. Booking Essential. 

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NEWS FROM THE RESERVE MANAGER ] Elandsberg Nature Reserve manager Bernard Wooding had a field day tallying the wildlife in the reserve for the annual game count. Featured here are a Juvenile black eagle, a Cape Mountain Zebra, two Spoonbills and Geometric tortoise hatchlings.


NEWS FROM THE FARM ] We are very proud to announce the arrival of Lindam!! The Quagga Project foal born recently at Elandsberg Nature Reserve from mother, Nina and father, Mark. The foal is a very good example of a Quagga Project animal, with reduced striping and a brown background colour. The young male and his herd are often seen in the area just below the guest house, as you enter the nature reserve. With the season winding down, planting and lambing done, we've started with the next stage of the farming operation, fertilizing and moving of lambs and ewes across the farm to the medic camps. We have also had 3 new Angus heifers arrive to join the Waygu herd and had a good start to the season with some great rainfall of 289mm for this year. We have said farewell to Spartacus, Nepolean and Mackay our 3 buffalo bulls who have been with us for almost 8 years. They have been moved to a new home in the Eastern Cape and we look forward to raising the next generation on Elandsberg ... [ read more ]


DARLING WILDFLOWER SHOW ] 14-16 SEP The Darling Wildflower Society has been around for more than a century and the Society’s Show takes place annually over the third weekend in September. It celebrates an integral part of the Cape Fynbos Kingdom comprising of Renosterveld, Rietveld, Sandveld, and Strandveld where more than 1200 different species of flowers can be found.

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