Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove
Relaxed lagoon-side dining with cocktails and great wine!
Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove is set in the heart of the Benguela Cove winery complex. The restaurant is in an elevated setting with expansive views of the lagoon and the Atlantic ocean. The kitchen at Moody Lagoon is the domain of Annie Badenhorst a talented young Namibian chef with a passion for finding only the best fresh produce and creatively turning dishes into simple but creative menu items.
You can expect outstanding views, a casual and relaxed daytime eatery in Hermanus, with outdoor covered seating areas. We offer a choice of dishes, together with food and wine pairing with Benguela Cove’s Estate wines.
In the evening, Chef Badenhorst likes to cook to create an occasion, and Moody Lagoon restaurant is the perfect place for a date night or a night out with friends.
We offer private dining in our vinotheque for up to 12 guests with a combination of exceptional food, superb wines and outstanding service.
The Barrel Room can accommodate 60 guests. Booking essential
Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate is also open for vineyard tours, wine tastings
on the lagoon, live music on Sundays and wine tastings and pairings at the Tasting Room.
Brunch: 10am - 11:30am Saturday - Sunday
Lunch: 12pm – 3pm Tuesday – Sunday (6 days a week)
Dinner: 6pm – 9pm Saturday
Casual Sharing Platters served 11am – 4pm (Tuesday to Saturday)
Casual lunch menu available from Tuesday - Saturday; on Sundays we serve an a la carte menu.
Monday - Wednesday: Brunch (10am - 11:30am) & Lunch (12pm –3pm)
Thursday - Saturday: Brunch (10am - 11:30am), Lunch (12pm – 3pm) & Dinner (6pm – 9pm)
Sunday: Brunch (10am - 11:30am) & Lunch (12pm – 3pm)
Chef Annelie Badenhorst
Chef Annelie Badenhorst hails from the beautiful Otjiwarongo in Namibia. Annie’s training in classic French cooking at the Zevenwacht Chef School, combined with her love of comfort food, makes her the perfect fit for Benguela Cove’s restaurant.
Annie’s career has been very intertwined with that of our other Benguela Dining chefs, namely executive Chef Jean Delport at Restaurant Interlude in the United Kingdom.
Annie worked at All Things Culinary and thereafter at Sophia’s Restaurant at Morgenster Wine and Olive Estate.
- Cuisine : Breakfast, Cocktails, European, Light Meals, South African, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine bar
- Ambience : Fireplace, Relaxed, Trendy, Upmarket, Wine Farm
- Entertainment : Live music, Childrens Entertainment, Internet or WiFi
- Dress : Casual
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Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove
Hermanus, Western Cape
Ends 16 November 2019
We are fast approaching the end of the year and the start of another magical festive season.
Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate celebrated the launch of their new Cuvee58 NV MCC last year with the inception of their sparkling wine event, La Bella Benguela. Led by Sauvignon Blanc, this wine hit a sweet spot in the market with its vibrant, elegant and floral character.
Continuing on last year’s success, the estate will add more sparkle this year with a focus on their more traditional Methodé Cap Classique called Joie De Vivre. This 2014 vintage exuberates elegance, a blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir that sets the stage for a celebration of all things classic. This year’s sparkling event - Bubbly and Buble - invites all MCC lovers to indulge in the sultry notes of swing and jazz as made famous by the likes of Sinatra, Tony Bennett and the more contemporary songs performed by Micheal Bublé.
The musician Ethan Florus is the perfect match to get you in the swing of things, complete with ice-cold bubbly and food to take you on a flavour path down memory lane. Whilst sitting back, embracing the “exuberant enjoyment of life” (Joie De Vivre) - chef Annie Badenhorst has prepared a classic small plates menu to stir in some extra nostalgia.
The Tapas Down Memory Lane menu includes classics like a Caesar or Waldorf Salad with an old school favourite prawn cocktail. Guests can also order a medley of meaty delights like beef tongue, crispy capers and sweet mustard, a play on the old favourite Steak Diane and chicken and mushroom pie, or something savoury and vegetarian, mushroom and fennel pie. For something sweet, Annie included a caramelized apple crumble and custard slice.
Tapas prices vary between R45 and R85.
Join us for the love of all things timeless and classic and raise a glass to a new, festive season.
Where: Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate
When: Saturday 16 November, 11:00 till 17:00.
Price: R200 per person at Computicket or at the cellar door, including live entertainment and coupons for 5 glasses of MCC.
Dress code: Classic white
Contact: 087 357 0637 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Pre-orders on the tapas food menu, oysters and cellar door platters can be ordered additionally between 11:00 and 16:00
Right of admission reserved
Moody Lagoon at Benguela Cove
Hermanus, Western Cape
Ends 09 November 2019
Renate Riedemann is a popular electric violinist who has made her mark in South Africa with her elegant and enthralling performances. Her neat and precise showmanship wins her fans at every turn. She sets herself apart in the music industry by swapping effortlessly and expertly between violin and voice.
This electric violinist come singer/songwriter has a vast repertoire under her belt from classical music through to current radio hits and music trends, with so much in between.
A multi-skilled musician, she is equally at home performing with her Resound String Quartet, as with popular fusion band CODA Africa or in exciting concepts such as The Bubble or The Galaxy Dress.
For this special concert, Renate will be joined on stage by celebrated guitarist/producer, Svem Blumer. This is a show not to be missed!
SAVE THE DATE DETAILS:
Date: 9th November between 16:00 - 19:00
Entrance: R250 per person. R100 for children under the age of twelve. Free for children under four years old.
Tickets: Computicket HERE
Venue: Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate, R43, Bot River Lagoon, Hermanus, 7200, South Africa
Food: Our popular Moody Lagoon Restaurant will be open and serving a concert menu pre-show and after the show. Wines, beer and cider will be available for purchase as well as an assortment of easy foods at our fast food trucks. No wine or food is allowed to be brought onto the premises.