Enrich Your Summer Dining Experience at La Petite Ferme

by Tia

From its perch at the very top of the Franschhoek Valley, the acclaimed La Petite Ferme offers not only luxurious accommodation, unparalleled vistas and world-class wines, but it is also home to an award-winning restaurant, where you can relish country-inspired cuisine infused with a refreshing contemporary flair.

As the warmth of summer approaches, La Petite Ferme’s culinary team unveils an enticing new menu that encapsulates the essence of the season. The team’s unwavering commitment to excellence is evident in the meticulous selection of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, thoughtfully blended flavours, and garden-picked herbs, all harmonised to craft a delectable dining experience.

“It is our absolute pleasure and honour to present to you our new ‘bursting-with-flavour’ Summer Menu. Straight from our garden to your plate, a unique dining experience awaits, crafted for you with exquisite dishes, our finest wines, and great company!”

Bread Service



West Coast Fish Cakes

panko crumbed fish cakes | baby arugula salad | ponzu aioli | lemon pearls | teriyaki glaze

Curry Beef Samosa

spiced ground beef | spiced apple chutney | coriander | baby leaves | coconut curry reduction

Crunchy Quinoa with Black Forest Ham

quinoa | organic baby leaves | pickled cucumber | shaved Parmesan | deep fried capers | pickled carrots | La Petite Ferme house dressing

Salt & Pepper Squid

pea purée | pickled ginger | salmon roe | brussels sprout leaves | ponzu-white wine sphere

Rooibos tea-vanilla sauce | micro greens | squid ink coral tuille

Soup of the Day

homemade soup | sourdough croutes | spiced seed mix

Palette Cleanser


Beef Mignon

beef fillet | chimichurri | rainbow carrots | crispy kale | charcoal activated mushrooms

smoked forest mushroom | truffle tweel | red wine jus

Karoo Lamb (House Classic)

lamb shoulder rolled in phyllo | roasted aubergine purée | dukkah | honey confit vine tomato

mint yoghurt | herb pomme purée

Moules Mariniere with Pan Seared Trout

West coast mussels | Franschhoek trout | white wine velouté | trout caviar | toasted ciabatta

Petite Poussin

beetroot port | root vegetables | confit tomato | parsnip & truffle gum | truffle pearls | spicy chermoula gremolata | chicken & sage jus

Smoked Duo of Venison

potato boulangère | corn velouté | charred corn | baby corn | pop corn


Cape Brandy Pudding

hazelnut ice-cream | spiced berry compote | vanilla crème anglaise | vanilla tuille

Panna Cotta

pistachio crumbs | burnt meringue | Rooibos infused fruit | buchu tuille

Death by Chocolate

duo of chocolate mousse | decadent chocolate ice cream | white chocolate & hazelnut crumb

chocolate poppers | poached rhubarb in La Petite Ferme house wine

Old Fashion Milk Tart

milktart | ouma koeksister | amarula ice cream | short bread soil | raspberry pearls

Cheese Selection

Indezi Smoked Kwaito | Belnori Phantom | Klein River Grunberg | home-made chutney

sourdough croute | preserved fig | grapes | truffle honey

Two-course R 750 per person | Three-course R 850 per person

(some dishes may change due to seasonal availability)

La Petite Ferme was recently honoured at the prestigious 2023 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards with awards in four categories and at the 17th annual 2023 World Luxury Hotel & Restaurant Awards where it received three awards celebrating its culinary and hospitality excellence. The dedicated service team at La Petite Ferme sets the standard for a premier experience, making it the perfect choice for weddings, special functions, events and discerning guests.

To reserve your table and savour the sublime dishes featured on La Petite Ferme’s Summer Menu contact: reception@lapetiteferme.co.za or +27 21 876 3016.

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