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Free Dessert Special at La Mer Restaurant & Grill in Cape Town
Indulge in any main course at this elegant Sea Point eatery and get a complimentary pudding on Mondays
In the same way that La Mer Restaurant & Grill in Sea Point adds a touch of culinary finesse to a suburb where fine dining establishments are far and few between, the elegant eatery is now also adding a splash of something sweet to a day that is notoriously bland and drab, aka Monday.
That is, on the first day of the workweek, La Mer, which sits inside the grand Radisson Blu Le Vendome Hotel, treats anyone who orders a main course for dinner to a complimentary dessert. Essentially, the ‘Sweet Mondays’ deal helps to turn a rather indulgent night out into a reasonably priced affair.
Of course though, no one should really need an extra excuse to indulge in any of this classically chic restaurant’s mains. The kitchen uses only the freshest of fresh ingredients, crafts beautiful flavour symphonies and puts heaps of effort into presentation, so your dining experience at the eatery is bound to be a special one. As far as options go, guests can choose from a good variety of vegetarian, seafood and meat dishes, with the most popular being the Grilled Beef Fillet with Fondant Potato, Butternut Squash, Oxtail Ravioli and Wild Mushrooms and the Pan-fried Line Fish with a Black Olive Crust, Jasmine Rice and Chive and White Wine Cream.
And the sorts of heavenly desserts you can treat yourself to for free include Strawberry Cheesecake with Cranberry Tuile, Mint and Berry Coulis; the famed Chocolate Indulge Fondant with a Brandy Snap Cigar, Pineapple Salsa and Crème Anglaise; and Vanilla Pod Crème Brûlée with Citrus Salad.
Being a fine dining venue, La Mer – the name means ‘the ocean’ and is a nod to the hotel’s proximity to the sea – also boasts an impressive, comprehensive wine list and world-class service that’s the perfect combination of attentive and unobtrusive. Not to mention, the space’s classy grey colour palette, ambient lighting and contemporary décor imbue the venue with a dash of understated elegance that makes for a very fine evening of eating.
In other words, all of the components of this lesser-known Sea Point gem come together to promise a memorable dining out experience, and the gratis after-dinner sweets on Mondays just make the offer that much better.
Pricing and booking info for the Monday dessert special at La Mer Restaurant & Grill
Mains at La Mer cost between R75 and R195, so on Mondays, you won’t pay more than this for a two-course meal (you’ll save between R55 and R65 on dessert). As the restaurant can only accommodate up to 30 people at a time, it is essential to book a table for dinner in advance. Groups of eight or more people will be asked to order off a set menu and to pay a deposit to secure the reservation. To book, call +27 (0)21 826 5100 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dinner is served between 6pm and 9:30pm.
Eager to find out more about this fine dining eatery? Read about our experience dining at La Mer Restaurant & Grill in Sea Point.
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