Societi Bistro Menu
Casual and informal bistro in Gardens, Cape Town, with a great little bar, The Snug.
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Spring-Summer Menu & Wine List

 

The heart and soul of Societi Bistro remains its menu – adapted seasonally, offering accessible food and exceptional value.

 
 

SPRING-SUMMER COCKTAILS

 

SOCIETI FIORI   90        BISTRO MULE   90        ESPOLÒMA   90

 

 

STARTERS

 

CHICKEN LIVER PARFAIT free-range, sourdough, preserve   65

 

WATERMELON SALAD mint & vodka dressing, goats’ cheese, bitter leaves   62

 

SOCIETI CAESAR SALAD cos, anchovy dressing, anchovies, croûtons, Grana Padano   77

 

LAMB FETTUCCINE braised lamb, tomato, basil, Grana Padano   119

 

PAWN SPAGHETTI tomato, wilted rocket, hint of chilli & oven-roasted garlic   98

 

TRUFFLE SPAGHETTI truffle oil, chives, tarragon, free-range egg yolk, Grana Padano   134

 

SUGO DI SALSICCIA fettuccine, boerewors, pomodoro, chilli, cream, Grana Padano   82

 

MUSHROOM RISOTTO cream, spinach, Grana Padano   94

 

– Italian vegan & gluten-free spaghetti available at a surcharge of R20 per portion –

 

PLEASE SEE THE CHALKBOARDS FOR OUR SPRING-SUMMER CREATIONS

CRUDO | SOUP | SALAD | SHELLFISHCAPE FISH | ICE CREAM | CHEESE PLATE

 
 

MAINS

 

½ MARINATED CHICKEN star anise, pak choi, sweet potato – please allow 25 minutes   121

 

PORK BELLY liquorice bark lacquer, chilli, stone fruit   186

 

VEGAN JAPANESE CURRY seasonal vegetables, quinoa, pineapple   98

 

FREE-RANGE OSTRICH BURGER oats, low GI seed bun, hand cut chips, horseradish slaw   85

 

200g FILLET   199        300g SIRLOIN   174        200g VENISON   190

wilted spinach, hand cut chips
our steaks are aged for approximately 21 days, and therefore are not as red in colour

 

BÉARNAISE or MOUTARDE or MUSHROOM & BRANDY or PEPPERCORN & BRANDY   42

 
 

DESSERTS

 

BUTTERSCOTCH POT DE CRÈME   40

 

CHOCOLATE NEMESIS   48

 

BAKED CHEESECAKE   60

 

LEMON TART   58

 
 
 

WINES

 

We offer special wines and a limited quantities selection on our chalkboards.

Corkage is R30 per bottle. Pricing is for a 125ml glass of wine, and 175ml for bubbly, or 750ml bottle of wine, and 450ml Carafe.

 
 

WHITES

KWV Grenache Blanc   26 / 126

Terra del Capo Pinot Grigio   26 / 130

Lourensford Chardonnay-Pinot Noir   30 / 148

Hill & Dale Sparkling Brut   48 / 189

Hartenberg Riesling   44 / 218

Noble Hill Viognier   51 / 252

Ghost Corner Sémillon   72 / 360

 

BUBBLES

L’Ormarins Brut Classique   69 / 276

L’Ormarins Brut Rosé    69 / 276

Alexandra de la Marque Krone   102 / 405

 

BLENDS

Carafe Overmeer Grand Cru – 450ml   30

Carafe Overmeer Stein – 450ml   30

 

CHARDONNAY

Franschhoek Cellar – Unoaked   26 128

Durbanville Hills   27 / 134

Boschendal 1685   43 / 214

 

CHENIN BLANC

Saxenburg Guinea Fowl   31 / 151

Holden Manz   58 / 290

Fleur du Cap Series Privée – Unfiltered   60  / 296

 

SAUVIGNON BLANC

Noble Hill   28 / 136

Thelema   40 / 197

Cape Point Vineyards Cape Town   45 / 225

Collector’s Reserve – The Cape Mist – Unfiltered   59 / 293

Ghost Corner Wild Ferment   88 / 439

 
 

REDS

Terra del Capo Sangiovese  35 / 172

Neethlingshof Malbec   41 / 203

Paul Cluver Village Pinot Noir   46 / 226

Lourensford The Dome Pinot Noir   47 / 232

Allesverloren Touriga Naçional   50 / 250

Idiom Sangiovese   101 / 501

Idiom Zinfandel/Primitivo   101 / 501

 

ROSÉ

Lourensford The River Garden   24 / 120

Holden Manz   39 / 194

 

BLENDS

Carafe Overmeer Red – 450ml   30

Thelema Mountain Red     35 / 175

Hartenberg Cabernet-Shiraz    36 / 178

Holden Manz Vernissage   39 / 194

Delaire Graff Botmaskop   106 / 528

 

CABERNET

Franschhoek Cellar   30 / 148

Nederburg The Winemasters   40 / 197

Allesverloren   59 / 295 

 

MERLOT

Noble Hill   49 / 242

Hartenberg   80 / 400

Vergelegen Reserve   90 / 448

 

PINOTAGE

Durbanville Hills   32 / 157

Doolhof Dark Lady   42 / 206

Fleur du Cap Series Privée – Unfiltered   71 / 352

 

SHIRAZ

Hartenberg   73 / 363

Cederberg   90 / 448

Joubert-Tradauw Syrah   90 / 449