It was a cold winter’s night recently when we ventured out to Irene to visit Meadow Green Restaurant at Irene Country Lodge.

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Forget everything you thought you knew about hotel restaurants – Meadow Green is an elegant restaurant recently revamped by Leon Van Deventer.

He has worked hard to create a menu that is slightly different, but still extremely pleasing to the tastebuds.

There really is a wide variety of food on offer; small, individual-portion salads or a wonderfully light prawn and papaya salad for starters.

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Prawn & Papaya Salad

Prawn & Papaya Salad

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Curries and traditional carvery roasts are some of the meals on offer for mains.

The centre of the restaurant is dominated by a live station. Order a stir-fry to your exact specifications, watch your fresh pasta being plated before your eyes – everything is fresh and waiting to be sampled.

Carvery Roast

Carvery Roast

The desserts are always pretty to look at, perfect if you have a sweet tooth. Delicate lemon merigues, sweet panna-cotta … the list is endless. Indulge in the cakes and tarts on offer – we only live once!

Panna-Cotta

Panna-Cotta

Eclairs

Eclairs

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Carrot Cake

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Lemon Meringue

 

A sommelier is on hand to offer wine advice and there are plenty of well-trained, friendly staff to cater to your needs, what more could you ask for.

Why visit Meadow Green?

It’s a relaxed evening with good, hearty food in elegant, comfortable surroundings.

Why not make a weekend of it, and book a night’s stay. African Pride have some irresistible Winter Warmer specials that include Accommodation, meals and Spa treatments.

A mini getaway that doesn’t even take an hour? Yes Please!

Visit www.irenecountrylodge.co.za for more information.