We love what we do
From the very best of local design and art to cuisine, wine and hospitality, Ellerman House strives to offer a world-class guest experience that remains authentically South African.
The culinary experience at Ellerman House is an expression of our deep love for South Africa. The country’s colourful history and rich cultural heritage provide inspiration for Head Chef Kieran Whyte and his team, who bring our local flavours to life with contemporary flair.
Every plate is a showcase of our passion, bursting with colour and creativity and assembled with extraordinary attention to detail. The use of fresh seasonal produce grown in and around the city is complemented by indigenous ingredients, a splash of imagination and a sprinkle of global influence, which together create the most exceptional fine dining experience in Cape Town.
Begin the day with a freshly-brewed coffee, one of the world’s finest teas or a refreshing cold-pressed juice while you peruse the à la carte breakfast menu.
Served on the sunny terrace with its sweeping views of the ocean, inside the elegant dining area on cooler days or even in your room, the first meal of the day can be as light or indulgent as you wish.
Whether you are in the mood for fresh seasonal fruit and homemade granola, a warm, flaky croissant or a flawless Eggs Benedict, our kitchen team are more than up to the task. Breakfast in Cape Town doesn’t get better than this.
Head Chef Kieran Whyte and his team delight in putting together all manner of tasty treats and savoury snacks for our 24-hour Guest Pantry. Prepared fresh daily, the shelves are stocked with homemade cakes, cookies and other confections, as well as jars of favourite South African candies. The more restrained among you can enjoy lighter options such as date balls, fresh seasonal fruit and a selection of sugar- and gluten-free baked goods.
In addition to the array of naughty nibbles, guests can also help themselves to savoury quiches, wraps and tarts – perfect for a quick bite or to grab on your way out for the day. A fully-equipped tea and coffee station completes the offering.
Cape Town’s Ultimate Fine Dining Establishment
The restaurant at Ellerman House is a proud part of the city’s thriving culinary landscape, offering guests a refined dining experience in a setting that feels like home. Exquisitely balanced and plated with extraordinary care and skill, each dish reflects the best of seasonal produce and mouthwatering local flavours.
Pitch-perfect wine pairings are carefully selected to complement every menu, while guests sit surrounded by remarkable pieces of South African art. At Ellerman House, these three elements – art, wine and food – combine to tell the story of our country and our love for all it has to offer.
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Showcasing the very best of South Africa, from exceptional experiences and spirit-stirring art to mouthwatering cuisine, the world’s finest wines and the calm oasis of our in-house spa.