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the square restaurant

Our signature 100-seater restaurant serves generous breakfast – buffet and to-order.  À la carte lunch includes light, easy dishes, and dinner boasts classic, local and contemporary fare and seasonal, themed menus from chef, Carl van Rooyen. Wine-paired dining matches gourmet flavours to top Cape vintages. There is a dedicated sushi chef and we also offer a Kids’ Menu of easy favourites.

tastes of 2017 wine-paired dinners

The Tastes of 2017 wine-paired dinners will celebrate wines from estates along the route Lady Anne Barnard took on her exploration of the Western Cape. Each of these highly anticipated dinners focuses on a particular wine estate, a wine district or group of wine growers. Due to high demand it is recommended that bookings be made early.

Simply Square farm-to-fork dinners

Join our ethical eating journey. We are giving exposure to farmers who espouse our values of sustainable production, and Chef Carl is crafting special menus using their produce. These dinners will focus on healthy eating, quality ingredients, and seasonal produce, and will change weekly to showcase each new producer. Choose two courses for R250, or three courses for R285. Photograph courtesy of Farmer Angus


Breakfast offers an extensive fresh buffet selection to please all breakfast tastes, as well as hot to-order traditional breakfast favourites with every accompaniment. Health meals, fruit plates and Continental meat/cheese/patisserie platters, teas and barista coffees are available.


Join us for a light lunch or a more substantial meal. Choose your favourite salad or burger trimmings; pick the perfect pasta; select one of the intriguing sandwich or wrap fillings, or treat yourself to sustainable fish options or succulent sirloin.

afternoon tea

We have a daily selection of freshly-baked cakes, teas, barista coffees and other beverages. Our Afternoon Tea includes a selection of cakes, pastries and savoury bites, served from 15h30 – 17h30 daily.


Dinner explores unique South African flavours, from Karoo Lamb and grass-fed Beef, to local seafood, along with fresh sushi, delightful sweets, cheeses and dessert wines. Our multi-award-winning wine list showcases vintages from the Hotel’s iconic wine partners and other top Cape estates. | Try the Simply Square dinner special. Create your own set menu experience. Choose two courses for R250 or three courses for R285. The menu changes every 3 days and is based on the freshest local fare.

wine list

The Hotel has a tradition of exceptional wine, with selections drawn from some of the Cape’s many globally-acclaimed wine estates and is a delight for both connoisseur and casual wine lover. The Square Restaurant’s Wine List received the Diners Club Platinum Award for the fifth consecutive year in 2013.

young ones menu

Yummy kids-portion meals, available for lunch and dinner. Includes popular tummy-fillers like Fish and Chips, Mac and Cheese, burgers, hotdogs and junior-sized sirloins…not forgetting delish Banana Splits, waffles, Fruit Salad, ice creams and lollies.

room service menu

In-room dining offers a variety of menus, available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and late-night refreshments. There is a comprehensive wine and beverage list, and our dedicated children’s menu is also served in-room.