Sandton South African restaurant
Perfectly located on Nelson Mandela Square, Lekgotla paves the way for taste adventure and dramatic décor that strikes chic Africa.
Lekgotla translated means ‘The Meeting Place’ where diners come together to explore and discover an orchestral explosion of African cuisine, prestige wine and beautiful surrounds.
The call of rhythmic drumming beacons diners to gather in festivity to dine in either Gotla or huts that capture a story of great Africa, chic opulence and mastered design.
Inguni hides invite welcoming and lead the way through a tapestry of Moroccan style walls infused with stone ruins. The décor whispers chic Africa, bejewelled dining rooms, mood lighting, candles and magnificent leather chandeliers.
Dine in the breathtaking surrounds in one of three dining rooms, Serengeti, Kalahari and Okavango or set the mood under a blanket of stars lit by candles and romance sampling decadent cuisine.
For starters, begin with the Senegalese Calamari - crispy fried served with peanut, lemon and chilli sauce followed by a choice of Karoo Slow Roast Lamb - roasted for six hours in tomato, white wine and tomato with fresh herbs and served on olive morogo or Kenyan Baby Chicken -marinated in lemon and garlic, brushed with a peri-peri sauce.
For exotic palates try the Nile Crocodile Curry - simmered in a creamy mango curry potjie concluded by Bread and Butter Pudding - a moist pudding contrasted with a dark chocolate sauce.
The glass walk-in wine cellar boasts the finest selection of prestige wines and Makers Guild auctions wines, perfectly chosen and balanced to compliment master chef Garth Schnier enticing cuisine.
A unisex outhouse captures the imagination with two small rondavels wrapped around a hand-carved Botswana Mokoro basin with sensored taps.
Lekgotla brings the taste of Africa into the heart of Sandton, dressed in chic and opulent surrounds for a truly memorable African adventure.