Nestled in the heart of Waterkloof on Aries Street is Brasserie de Paris, a French fine dining restaurant with a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere. As you enter this restaurant, you will notice the sleek dark-wooded panelling, bar and wine racks, tables adorned with linen table cloths and tall candles creating a low-lit, romantic mood with French music playing in the background.
Behind the scenes of Brasserie de Paris
Brasserie de Paris was originally established in the old Hatfield bakery on Duncan Street, Lynnwood, and moved to the Karl Jooste House, a home designed by architect Karl Jooste, on Aries Street, Waterkloof. It presents a number of seating options from the intimate inside dining rooms to the balconies or garden where you can enjoy the view.
With Ané Wait as executive chef and Sarie Jooste Jordaan as managing director, Brasserie de Paris has won numerous fine dining and wine awards and offers the choice between an a la carte or a five-course degustation menu with wine pairing.
The menu at Brasserie de Paris
Upon arrival enjoy a welcoming drink of Darling Cellars MCC Blanc de Blanc Brut 2014, followed by Onion Soup with Cederberg Bukettraube 2015.
For starters have the Honey Glazed Goat’s Cheese Crostini, Walnut Crumble, Beetroot Sorbet, Apple Gel with Pierre Jourdan Tranquille Blanc de Noir NV. For mains have the Taste of Lamb: Rosemary Pie with Sundried Tomato and Pine Nut Loin, Fondant Potato, Mange Tout with Thyme Sauce paired with Villiera Merlot 2014. Another option is the Trio Beef Fillet with Crispy Bone Marrow, Truffle Butter, Wild Mushroom Duxelles, Pommes Frites and Cognac Sauce paired with De Toren La Jeunesse Delicat NV. Round up your meal with Apple Tart with cinnamon ice cream with Thelema Late Harvest Riesling 2010.
The portion sizes, timing between each course, quality wine selection and exceptionally friendly service from a team committed to excellence will impress you. Brasserie de Paris also regularly introduces new, exciting flavours, textures and combinations to its menu to keep diners impressed.
Brasserie de Paris offers a delightful venue for a romantic date night, top quality lunch with colleagues or relaxing family dinner providing an enriching experience for all who visit. The decadent meals, passion for people and charming atmosphere at this restaurant create an out-of-this-world dining experience.
Brasserie de Paris
012 460 3583
Words: Lisa Dewberry | Images: Supplied