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Indulge in an unforgettable Valentine’s Day experience at Clico

Prepare for an unparalleled romantic experience as Clico Restaurant, nestled in the heart of Rosebank, presents a meticulously crafted Valentine’s Day menu, set to captivate your senses and create memories to cherish forever.

Escape the ordinary and book one of only eight private pods at Clico Hotel, each accompanied by a personal butler service, ensuring an intimate and luxurious atmosphere. With the added touch of Méthode Cap Classique, indulge in a delectable seven-course Valentine’s Day Menu expertly curated by the restaurant’s culinary team.

Chef Dario di Angelo and his team have designed a menu that promises to tantalise your taste buds and ignite your passion. The first of seven courses is titled “A Field of Flowers” and features ceviche of vegetables and burrata. The abundance of flavour continues right to the indulgent “A Happy…?” dessert encompassing chocolate, fruit gels and more, each course is a culinary journey of love.

Guests can choose between the food-only option priced at R1 700 per person or the wine pairing option at R2 100 per person, ensuring a tailored experience to suit your preferences.

Valentine’s Day menu highlights

Course 1: A Field of Flowers

A refreshing start featuring ceviche of vegetables, creamy burrata, olive pearls, charcoal-infused elements, sun-dried tomato leather and delicate edible flowers.

Wine pairing: Sauvignon Blanc

Course 2: A Walk on the Beach

(Seafood Option): Indulge in a blend of hot and cold textures of seafood including prawn pops, dressed crab, stuffed squid, fried whitebait, accompanied by tom yum jelly and seafood bisque.

(Vegetarian Option): Grilled paprika tofu served with grilled pak choy, corn custard, vegan vish, curried carrot, pineapple, ginger and garlic chips.

Wine pairing: Chenin Blanc

Course 3: An Island Getaway

Experience Indonesian potato patties with scallions, peppadews, chargrilled ayam bakar, hoisin and spicy peanuts. (Option available to replace chicken with vegan tenders from The Green Side.)

Wine pairing: Rosé or Pinotage

Course 4: Dissolving Textures

Delight in clementine sponge paired with mango ice, lime gel and lemon sherbet.

Course 5: Game Drive and Sundowners

Savour springbok loin accompanied by roasted vegetables, potato air, truffle, exotic mushrooms and spekboom. (Option available to replace springbok with mushroom terrine.)

Wine pairing: Cabernet Sauvignon

Course 6: Herbal Spa

Refresh your palate with strawberry, tonic and herbaceous notes, complemented by pomegranate.

Wine pairing: Demi sec Prosecco

Course 7: A Happy…?

Indulge in a decadent dessert featuring chocolate, fruit gels, toffee, butterscotch, nuts, chocolate truffles, Turkish delight, burnt meringue and shortbread.

Wine pairing: Noble Late Harvest

Vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available, with a note that no changes are permissible other than Course Two (seafood), where a vegetarian option will be served to accommodate dietary preferences.

Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember by indulging in an exquisite dining experience at Clico Restaurant.

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