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Our restaurant is well known for international cuisine

Established in 1989 and winner of many coveted awards, our restaurant makes every meal a relaxing experience.

Our cuisine is international and caters for all tastes. The menus are varied from time to time and include various mouth-watering meat and fish dishes as well as catering for vegetarians and the health conscious.

For the connoisseurs we have an excellent wine cellar with many interesting wines that are not necessarily on the wine list. We will be pleased to show you the cellar where you can make your own selection.

Select your favourite dessert (or desserts) from our famed buffet and round off your meal with coffee and liqueurs or Cognac from the large selection available. Idle Winds is always a popular destination for Sunday lunch. The same care and attention to creating a pleasantly memorable dining experience for our a la carte patrons is also present for delegates and guests attending a conference or function/wedding at Idle Winds.

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 Join us at Idle Winds and treat your mom to an amazing Mother’s Day Lunch on the 8th of May.  MothersDay2016
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Good morning Paulo

I have to thank you and your staff for the BEST, most opulent, smoothest dinner we have yet had.
A million thank yous from all of us to all
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Deena van Niekerk
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