Marinated Olives - Locally sourced olives marinated in olive oil with red wine and pink peppercorns
Local Biltong - Fresh moist biltong seasoned with traditional biltong spices
Lightly battered prawns served with a freshly prepared pineapple, avocado and chilli salsa with our homemade sweet chilli sauce and topped with a taste of teriyaki
Deep Fried Calamari Squid Heads
Crispy salt and pepper squid heads, served with our homemade chive and lime garlic mayonnaise. (subject to availability)
Fresh Black Mussels
Locally sourced fresh mussels in their shells cooked in a fennel, garlic, parsley and white wine cream sauce. Served with crispy ciabatta. (Subject to availability)
Café del Sol’s bruschetta prepared to order. Topped with a cherry tomato, garlic, chilli, basil salsa, smoked salmon and cream cheese, créme fraîche and sherry mushrooms, olive tapenade and Gorgonzola with strawberry.
Café del Sol’s thinly sliced beef fillet carpaccio garnished with earthy mushrooms, crispy celery and grana padano parmesan shavings.
Recommended with extra rare black truffles
Duck Spring Rolls
Delicately prepared spring rolls filled with slow cooked Chinese style duck, carrot, cabbage and spring onion. Served with our sweet plum and ponzu dipping sauce.
Halloumi cheese fried until golden. served with crispy pancetta, avocado citrus salsa and our homemade sweet chilli sauce.
Fresh and cool thinly sliced beetroot carpaccio paired with dolce latte Gorgonzola, deliciously ripe strawberries and oranges and finished with a pomegranate drizzle.
Freshly prepared salad made with mixed organic herbs and lettuce, avocado, colourful tomatoes, mozzarella and our homemade basil pesto. (Made for two to share)
Mixed Organic Salad
Freshly prepared salad made with mixed organic herbs and lettuce, avocado, tomatoes, carrots, cucumber, olives and Danish feta with Italian olive oil and balsamic vinegar on the side.(Made for two to share)
Fresh Colourful Salads
Served at lunch only. All our salads come already dressed with the most beautiful home made vinaigrettes. Should you wish, you may ask for your salad to be undressed.
Smoked Salmon Salad
Delicately smoked salmon, freshly sliced apple, celery, avocado and red onion and garnished with crunchy roasted pecan nuts
Duck Breast Salad
Sous-vide (slow-cooked) sliced duck breast, fresh strawberries, fennel and garnished with pistachios.
Gorgonzola and Pear Salad
Creamy Gorgonzola, sliced pears, celery, fennel, baby spinach and garnished with our homemade walnut brittle.
With added smoky bacon
Halloumi and Quinoa Salad
Halloumi cheese fried until golden, organic quinoa, chopped tomatoes, avocado, cucumber, red onion, parsley, mint and a squeeze of lemon.
With 150g grass fed cubed fillet steak
Biltong and Strawberry Salad
Fresh, moist biltong, Danish feta, strawberries and asparagus
Parmesan Crusted Chicken Salad
Mixed organic salad with chicken fillets in a parmesan crust
Hearty Homemade Steaming Pasta
All the plain and coloured tagliatelle, tagliolini and ravioli are homemade for you with love
Lamb and Beetroot Tagliatelle
Vibrant beetroot tagliatelle served in a rich sauce made with slow cooked lamb, lamb jus and garnished with fresh peppery rocket.
Traditional spaghetti puttanesca made with anchovies, capers, garlic, calamata and green olives prepared in our napoletana sauce.
Penne Prawn & Chorizo
Our penne pasta with a Spanish flair is made using four queen prawns, chorizo sausage in a napoletana, white wine and paprika sauce.
Seafood Pasta with Black Tagliolini
Sepia (black) tagliolini pasta served in a decadent sparkling wine, fennel , garlic and parsley cream sauce. Served with the freshest prawns, mussels and calamari.
Ravioli of the Day
Delicately prepared pasta pockets with seasonal fillings.
Penne with Spicy Beef Fillet
Penne served in a hearty sauce made with cubed beef fillet, calamata olives, red peppers, garlic, a touch of chilli and fresh basil in our napoletana sauce.
Beetroot Tagliatelle with Smoked Salmon Cream
Vibrant beetroot tagliatelle, vodka flambéed smoked salmon and baby spinach finished in a napoletana cream sauce.
Spaghetti with Garlic, Olive Oil, chilli, Porcini Mushrooms
Simply Fantastic - Steaming al dente spaghetti tossed with earthy porcinimushrooms, garlic, chilli, parsley and extra virgin olive oil.
Beef and Pork Bolognaise
Tagliatelle served in our Nonna’s traditional, slow cooked beef and pork ragu.
Penne with Italian Pork Sausage and Porcini Mushrooms
Penne served in a sauce made with Italian pork sausages, porcini mushrooms, our and our creamy napoletana sauce.
Spinach Tagliolini with Basil Pesto
Spinach tagliolini served in our homemade basil pesto with sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh fior di latte mozzarella.
Fusilli served with Brinjals and Olives
Fusilli served in a sauce of brinjals, olives, fresh basil and creamy napoletana
Caf del Sols risottos are made to order using an Italian risotto rice we trust and love and only the freshest ingredients.
Our classic seafood risotto is made using a rich and silky turmeric infused vegetable stock, garlic, red peppers, mushrooms and white wine and an assortment of fresh seafood including calamari, prawns and smoked salmon.
Porcini and Pea Risotto
Our porcini mushroom and pea risotto is made using a delicately prepared vegetable stock, garlic and white wine. Finished with parmesan cheese and a decadent truffle oil giving it a creamy richness.
Chorizo Sausage and Mushroom Risotto
Our Spanish chorizo and exotic mushroom risotto is made using homemade stock infused with spices from the Mediterranean such as paprika, a dash of white wine and our napoletana sauce. Finished with parmesan cheese
Artichoke and Champagne Risotto
Our artichoke and Italian sparkling wine risotto is made using a delicate vegetable stock, sparkling wine, lemon zest and is finished with parmesan cheese.
Artisinal Italian Gnocchi
We make our gnocchi daily using traditional Italian methods. Choose one of these sauces to accompany the little potato dumplings.
Beef and Pork Bolognaise
Nonna’s traditional and wholesome beef and pork ragu.
Aurora is a silky smooth napoletana, cream and basil sauce.
Gnocchi con Panna, Gorgonzola e noci
A creamy sauce made with Gorgonzola, walnuts and sweet buttery diced pears.
Our butternut gnocchi served in browned butter and sage.
Recommended with extra rare black truffles
Decadent Delicious Mains
Please note that all changes to menu items will be surcharged. We source all of our beef, chicken and seafood from certified suppliers using animal friendly and sustainable rearing techniques.
Five Spice Duck Breast
Chinese five spice sous vide (slow cooked) organic duck breast, served with our Asian inspired gnocchi and accompanied witha rich blueberry reduction.
Lamb Rack with Porcini Risotto
One of our best sellers! - 400g of French trimmed lamb rack served with our earthy porcini mushroom and pea risotto and a rich and delicious red wine jus.
Wellington con Pancetta
Our Beef Wellington has an Italian twist as the 200g grass fed beef fillet is wrapped in pancetta and smothered in our mushroom sauce. This is then wrapped in buttery puff pastry and baked until medium and accompanied by roasted garlic mashed potato and a red wine jus.
Black Sesame Crusted Scottish Salmon
180g Fresh Scottish salmon seared with a black sesame crust and served with zesty mashed avocado, fresh grapefruit and a drizzle of our homemade sweet chilli sauce.
Parma Ham Wrapped Salmon
180g Scottish salmon wrapped in parma ham and served with our homemade sparkling wine and strawberry risotto and garnished with fresh strawberries and basil.
Our famous Mediterranean calamari is filled with a freshly prepared stuffing of red pepper, capers, olives and fresh ricotta cheese. Served with delicate angel hair pasta and stir fried seasonal vegetables in a silky beurre blanc sauce.
Italian Meatball Style Burger
Our ‘polpetta’ Italian burger consists of a homemade beef burger patty, served with crispy smoked bacon, our sundried tomato relish, tangy fontal cheese and fresh rocket
Double Pepper Beef Fillet
200g Grass fed beef fillet rubbed in freshly ground coarse black pepper. Served with our homemade polenta chips and a white pepper cream sauce.
Balsamic Beef Fillet
200g Grass fed beef fillet accompanied by spring onion mashed potato, roasted cherry tomatoes and garnished with shavings of grana padano parmesan cheese, fresh peppery rocket and a drizzle of our homemade balsamic vinegar and port reduction.
Porcini Roasted Chicken
Organic chicken supreme - French trimmed chicken breast on the bone. Served with an earthy porcini mushroom and pea risotto and a velvety porcini mushroom cream sauce. (Takes time to prepare)
With one chicken breast
With two chicken breasts
Café del Sol’s handcut, tripple cooked potato chips.
Homemade polenta chips.
Creamy mashed potato.
Verdura del Giorno
Buttery seasonal vegetables.
Café del Sol’s side salad made with organic lettuce, fresh tomatoes, cucumber, red onion, avocado and Danish Feta.
Authentic Italian Pizza
Traditional tomato and mozzarella base topped with:
Salty anchovies, capers, fresh parsley, garlic salt and parmesan shavings.
Pizza Quattro Stagioni
Gypsy ham, artichokes, black olives, earthy portobello mushrooms and fresh parsley.
Pizza Salsiccia Spagnola
Spicy chorizo sausage, peppadews, spring onion and fresh avocado.
Pizza Salame Pepperoni
Italian salami, oven roasted red and yellow peppers, black olives, homemade sweet caramelised onions and fresh basil.
Pizza salsiccia e finocchio
Italian fennel sausage, fresh chillies and fennel seeds.
Parma ham, truffle oil and rocket. Simply superb.
Oven roasted brinjals, fresh bocconcini, parmesan and basil.
Pizza con Zucca Tartufo
Oven roasted butternut, three cheeses, crispy sage and decadent truffle oil
Pizza Margherita con Mozzarella fior di latte
Fresh for di latte mozzarella, tomato and basil. An Italian classic.
Pizza con Gorgonzola e Pere
Creamy, rich Gorgonzola, buttery pear, walnuts and fresh peppery rocket.
Traditional Bianca base topped with:
Focaccia con Mozzarella Stracciatella e Tartufo
Traditional focaccia topped with pulled soft mozzarella and fresh truffles.
Focaccia con Salmone
Smoked salmon, red onion, créme fraîché and fresh peppery rocket.
Focaccia con Carpaccio di Filetto
Café del Sols thinly sliced fillet beef carpaccio, earthy portobello mushrooms, celery, parmesan shavings drizzled with a balsamic reduction.
Parma ham, chopped fresh tomatoes and basil with a drizzle of balsamic reduction.
Traditional focaccia with rosemary and parmesan shavings.
Focaccia con Gorgonzola e uva
Traditional focaccia topped with bocconcini mozzarella, Gorgonzola, grapes and pine nuts.
La Dolce Vita
All our puddings, pastries and ice creams are homemade using only the finest and freshest ingredients
Milk Tart Panna Cotta
Milk tart panna cotta - Like us this traditional Italian panna cotta takes on a warm and wholesome South African twist.
A Café del Sol star dish! Sticky, sweet pavlova meringue served with fresh chantilly cream, seasonal berries and a mixed berry coulis.
Drowned Ice Cream
Créme brûlée flavoured ice cream, served with a shot of Italian espresso, topped with our almond brittle and crushed amaretti biscuits.
Homemade Ice Cream
Three scoops of our homemade ice-cream (ask about the flavours available)
Silky chocolate ganache tart garnished with our finely crushed salted macadamia brittle. Served with a delicately flavoured pink rose and raspberry ice cream
Our molten dark chocolate fondant is oven baked to order. Served with a deliciously sweet and salty peanut butter ice cream. (Please allow approximately 15 minutes for preparation)
Coffee Créme Brûlée
Creamy coffee créme brûlée served with a daring salted caramel ice cream.
Vanilla Panna Cotta
Classic Italian vanilla panne cotta served with fresh strawberries, a mixed berry coulis and refreshing mint.
Torta del Giorno!
A variety of homemade cakes of the day.
Menu last updated: 27 Jul 2016
Menus are deemed correct at time of publication but may vary over time. It is the responsibility of the restaurant to maintain the menu and ensure prices are up to date.
Bryanston Shopping Centre Cnr William Nicol & Ballyclare Drive Bryanston