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Mimosa Lodge’s award-winning restaurant has put Montagu on the culinary map. Swiss Chef, Bernhard Hess takes pride in using only the freshest ingredients, to create gourmet masterpieces, incorporating local specialities such as Lamb, Springbok and Ostrich.

Dishes are paired appropriately with the suitable wine from the Robertson Wine Valley fit for aficionados and gourmands alike and can be enjoyed in the Mimosa Cellar where a chefs table can be set for a party of eight.

The restaurant is highly acclaimed in culinary circles and has received the following accolades:
  • American Express Platinum Awards 2008-2017
  • Blazon from Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs
  • 2008 Eat Out People’s Choice Fab 15 Award
  • 2007 and 2008 AA Travellers Fabulous Food Award

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Sample Menu A


seared gemsbok ∙ aioli ∙ pickled cucumber ∙roast garlic ∙
deep fried leeks
Mimosa Sauvignon Blanc, 2015


melon & yoghurt soup ∙ ham & onion crape ∙
sweet chili drizzle
Mimosa Chardonnay, 2014


red heart loin ∙ pomme & celeriac puree ∙
seasonal vegetables ∙ black pepper & pecan nut jus
Mimosa Shiraz, 2014


bramble berry mousse ∙ chocolate brown meringue ∙
pineapple & rosemary coulis
Mimosa Natural Sweet, 2013

Sample Menu B


crayfish tail ∙ papaya chutney ∙ aioli ∙ coriander pesto ∙
deep fried leeks ∙ teriyaki sauce
Mimosa Sauvignon Blanc, 2015


duck croquet ∙ cauliflower cream ∙ roast tomatoes ∙
port jus ∙ pecorino chip ∙ wild rocket
Mimosa Chardonnay, 2014


blue wilde beest ∙ pommes puree ∙ ratatouille tower ∙
black pepper & pecan nut jus
Mimosa Shiraz, 2014


vanilla pannacotta  ∙ milange of fresh berries ∙ almond praline ∙ meringue ∙ pineapple & rosemary coulis
Mimosa Natural Sweet, 2013

Sample Menu C


marinated mushroom ∙ pickled beetroot ∙ broad beans ∙
pea shoots ∙ herb croutons ∙ feta ∙ sour cream dressing ∙
coppa crackling


kingklip ∙ truffled cream ∙ sundried tomatoes ∙
crispy parsley ∙ balsamic reduction


karoo lamb ∙ pomme anna ∙ seasonal vegetables ∙
muscat & thyme jus


chocolate fondant ∙ vanilla yoghurt cream ∙ fresh berries ∙
fig & truffle syrup


Site News

World Luxury Hotel Awards

December 08, 2017

In celebrating over a decade of awarding service excellence, the World Luxury Hotel Awards warmly welcomed its guests on 2 December to the 2017 grand gala ceremony at one of the top ski destinations in the world. St. Moritz, Switzerland. A luxury alpine resort town in Switzerland’s Engadin valley is renowned for its winter season charm and its style, elegance and class.

Setting the basis for service industry standards around the globe, the World Luxury Hotel Awards provides true recognition to luxury hotels and resorts in their relevant categories during its annual voting phase. Over 300,000 votes were tallied this year from travelers and guests of these luxury establishments during the voting phase. Properties from over 120 countries competed in the 2017 awards and it is truly a honor to be one of the selected nominees and winners.

We are Honored to announce that the Mimosa Lodge Has won:
Country Winner in the following category: Luxury Country House & Luxury Gourmet Hotel
Regional Winner in the following Category: Luxury Small Hotel

A property for which words can rarely describe its splendor. This opulent hotel is well deserving of this accolade and represents everything that the World Luxury Hotel Awards stands for. Congratulations to the General Manager, Fida Hess and her entire Team for this wonderful achievement.


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