Franschhoek Contemporary restaurant
Lovely views of the farm and mountains combined with good food ensure a sublime indulgence at Genot.Delicious, home-styled and innovative, Genot's kitchen enjoys showcasing the local ingredients of the region, such as snoek, Karoo lamb and several varieties of venison. The menu changes on a weekly basis. If you have a favourite dish, enquire with the chef regarding its availability.Starters include dishes such as Rooikrans-smoked snoek or quiche with apricot chutney and a side salad. Alternatively choose a beef Carpaccio dripping with a rosemary-honey vinaigrette and tomato-rooibos broth.Indulge in a main course of your selection, with options that are carefully divided into seafood, meat and grill options. Your choices include oven baked Kingklip, topped with green pumpkin seeds and fynbos honey, or traditional Cape springbok bobotie with saffron rice and sambals. Or choose from a hearty selection of grilled meats which include sirloin, fillet, kudu and gemsbok, all fairly priced.If you are a vegetarian, Genot provides many options. Why not indulge in delicious risotto cake with chevrin, plum tomatoes, courgettes and red pepper fondue? And do not forget the most important meal of all, namely dessert! Ask for the vanilla pod crème brulee with apricots and an almond koeksister - enough to break the will of any calorie-counter. Need to know? Closed on Mondays, open for lunch only on Sundays.