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Tuesday Mates and Dates Restaurant Special at The Village Idiot in Cape Town
Bring a partner for a two-by-two weekly special at this popular inner city neighbourhood haunt
Tuesday’s are the new Monday. As the sweet memories of the weekend drift further away you realise there will be no release for another four long agonising days. With this in mind, the team behind much-loved neighbourhood hangout, The Village Idiot, have created the perfect menu-for-two to help you and your partner, friend or equally strung-out colleague unwind.
Mates and Dates, affectionately nicknamed ‘Tinder Tuesdays’ is The Village Idiots attempt to inject some much needed fun into our static lives. From 3pm you, and your plus one, are treated to a delicious meal and satisfying beverage for an incredible price.
If a just-like-mama-used-to roast is what will help cure your Tuesday blues, you can indulge in the Lemon & Thyme Free Range Roast Chicken option that comes with all the trimmings. The filling meal, which includes roasted baby potatoes, carrots, fennel and delicious coleslaw, is paired with a bottle of house wine. The full chicken is designed to feed four, and cost R320, but portions can be altered to serve parties of two or six which is ideal for double dates, guy’s and girl’s night, or even a family meal.
Going the extra mile to please patrons, the popular bar and restaurant also offers up a Pulled Pork Burgers option so pair up and treat yourselves! The two burgers come topped with homemade coleslaw and a jug of standard lager or pilsner for R130 - a steal.
After opening its doors in 2015, The Village Idiot has become a household name. Ideally situated in the CBD; the popular meeting hotspot attracts a diverse crowd. Whether you’re hoping to grab a pint and a bite after work, or looking to let your hair down and enjoy a night on the dancefloor; The Village Idiot has something just for you. Offering not only great food and drinks but a comfortable and nostalgically familiar vibe, this is the perfect place to loosen your tie, forget about deadlines and relax after a long day at work.
PRICING AND BOOKING INFO FOR TUESDAY MATES AND DATES SPECIAL AT THE VILLAGE IDIOT
The special runs every Tuesday from 3pm – 10pm. The pulled pork burger option will cost you R130 in total and the roast chicken feast is R320 for a meal for four. Booking is not essential, but to avoid disappointment reservations are recommended as the town’s favourite gets busy. For those wishing to reserve a table, call +27 (0) 21 418 1548 or email [email protected]
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