Restaurant Week XXL: Dine at The Best Local Restaurants in Somerset West

Meal at Cavalli Restaurant

Restaurant Week is back – once again for an entire month! From 1-30 October 2021, upmarket restaurants across the country will offer their menu at reduced prices. Somerset West boasts four restaurants participating in Restaurant Week: Alex on Fire, CavalliIdiom Restaurant, and The Eatery at Silver Forest.

Celebrate fantastic dining for an entire month and experience great food and prices that will delight your palate and your wallet.

Dine out at 100 of SA’s best restaurants at great prices: Prices start as low as R145 for a 2-course meal and R245 for a 3-course meal at any of these restaurants.

Now is your chance to discover new restaurants and support all of your favourites!

Without further ado, please find the Restaurant Week menus below.

Alex on Fire

Exterior of Alex on Fire Moto Bistro in Somerset West

Would you like to enjoy a culinary and affordable dinner during the Restaurant Week? Alex on Fire serves a delicious 3-course dinner special during Restaurant Week.

Don’t miss this chance to discover Alex on Fire and try their delicious dinner menu for only R245.

Restaurant Week Menu:

Butternut and Apple Soup
Butternut and apple soup served with artisan sourdough
Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad
Beetroot, broccoli, butternut, quinoa, mixed lettuce leaves, sunflower seeds and honey and soya dressing

Grilled Steak Roll
Grilled rump steak served on a roll with rocket, gherkin and plum tomato, served with homemade potato wedges and choice of sauce
Vegetarian Roti
Vegetable curry, coconut raita sambal, basmati rice and roti
Durban Chicken Curry
Durban-style curry served with aromatic basmati rice, sambal, raita and roti
Alex Carbonara
Streaky bacon, mushrooms, tagliatelle pasta, cream reduction and parmesan shavings

Classic Malva Pudding
Classical malva served with crème anglaise and vanilla ice cream
Scone and Butter Pudding
Scone and apricot butter pudding served with lemon and vanilla ice cream


This October, Cavalli has joined Restaurant Week too! They are serving a wonderful 3-course spring menu for only R400.

Restaurant Week Menu:

Beef tartare, miso cream, wagyu fat crumb, wild sage
Steamed mussels, tempura waterblommetjies, beurre blanc
Eggplant heart, garlic caramel, shiitake, pumpkin seeds (vegan)

Confit pork belly, salted grapes, celeriac, gem lettuce, wild rosemary jus
Cauliflower risotto, curry, ginger, dates
Grilled sustainable fish, marrow, kohlrabi, green curry sauce

Dark chocolate, coffee, buttered toast ice cream
Poached guava, cardamom custard, naartjie

Idiom Fine Dining

The October Restaurant Week menu features fantastic and beautiful dishes created by Chef Clinton Jacobs and his team. Enjoy the Idiom Signature experience, an Italian and South African fusion cuisine menu paired with some of Idiom’s finest wines.

Restaurant Week Menu:

Amuse Bouche

Calamari and Ajo Blanco Sauce
White balsamic grapes, pickled red onion, toasted almonds
Idiom Viognier
Spiced Springbok Tortellini
Bone broth, edamame, radish, parmesan
Idiom Rosso


Duck Breast and Mason Farm Beetroot
Ragu croquette, beetroot & buchu puree, hazelnut, Marsala jus
Idiom Zinfandel
Abalobi Market Fish Peperonata
Cipollini agro dolce, blushed tomato, chorizo crisp, olive, basil
Idiom Pinot Grigio

Vineyard Green
Apple carpaccio, matcha sorbet, rice puff, anise sultanas, fenn
White Gold

The Eatery at Silver Forest

The Eatery serves a beautiful 4-course tasting menu including a glass of bubbly during Restaurant Week. Don’t miss this chance to discover the best of The Eatery at Silver Forest and try their delicious lunch and dinner menu for only R345.

Restaurant Week Menu:

L’ormarins MCC Brut Flute

Classic Caesar
Eggs, white anchovies, parmesan, croutons, Caesar dressing

Pulled Pork Bao Bun
Barbecue pulled pork and kimchi

Grilled Linefish
Locally sourced linefish, cauliflower puree, confit lemon, capers, green beans


Beef Fillet with Catalan Prawns
Grass-fed fillet. Prawns, chorizo, truffle fries

Flourless Chocolate Cake
Guilt free. raspberry coulis

Click here to book a table at one of these fine establishments in Somerset West for Restaurant Week. It is sure to be one of the things to do in Somerset West that you’ll never forget!

Jeanine Janse van Rensburg

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