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Therefore it came as no surprise when I learnt that Abrahams had trained Martha Williams, the head chef at the Cape Malay Restaurant, in the art of authentic Cape Malay gastronomic delights.Tucked away in Constantia, the Cape Malay Restaurant offers a treat of balanced aromas, tastes and colour.The Cape Malay Restaurant is one of those places one wishes one could wrap up in a doggy bag and take home.The aromas of good, wholesome homeliness are what greet one even before the the warm reception.
The restaurant itself is nestled within soft candlelit rooms tastefully decorated to yield just the right balance of home, comfort and tradition.
Two things that struck me immediately were the wine list and the ratio of vegetarian versus non-vegetarian dishes.
We had a choice of butternut soup, which, as delicious as it looked, had too much ginger for my companion's palate, but my smoorsnoek was cooked to perfection and topped with crunchy cabbage.
There are four main course dishes: a delectable bobotie, a mild (but oh-so yummy) chicken curry; a slightly spicy vegetable breyani and a dhal (red lentil) curry.
Everything, from appetisers, to starters to main courses and desserts have a down-the-line split.
They offer two menus at present, although these change seasonally.