Benguela Brasserie is a rather special place. Set in 500 acres of stunning countryside, Mannings Heath Golf Club & Wine Estate is paired with Benguela Cove Lagoon Wine Estate in South Africa to become the UK’s first golf and wine venue. At the heart of the estate lies a lovingly restored 17th century clubhouse, which houses the brand new Benguela Brasserie.
With a relaxed setting at lunchtime and an intimate atmosphere when dusk descends, all come to enjoy great wine and food with great company throughout the day. Its South African link is reflected in the faux ostrich leather seats, open log fire and stunning views out on to the golf course.
Nick McAllister heads up the kitchen, and after working in Michelin-starred restaurants, he now brings his passion and talent to the Benguela Brasserie. Classic dishes executed with modern touches are what Nick does best. As he uses only the highest-quality local produce and experiments with ingredients, diners are in for a real treat.
Choose to dine from the set menu, which boasts an optional matching wine flight, or the à la carte menu. The menus are constantly changing to match the seasons, ensuring only the best, freshest produce is served.
The Benguela Brasserie holds events throughout the year that tie in with key seasonal dates, including winemaker’s dinners, to really show off the wines and tasting menus. The chef’s innovative and creative approach to food must be experienced.