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Festive Events at Ilala Lodge

By Ilala Lodge on December 15, 2016

On Christmas Day 2016, Ilala Lodge will be hosting not one, but two, exciting events, allowing you and your family to enjoy a delicious Christmas feast without putting a foot in the kitchen. The day begins with a jovial brunch complete with honey-glazed gammon and egg nog, and finishes off with a three-course gourmet dinner featuring several traditional favourites with a fantastic contemporary spin.

Here, we outline just exactly what you can expect over the course of the day.

Christmas Brunch

Start Christmas Day on the right foot with a festive brunch at The Palm Restaurant from 10h00 to 12h00. A scrumptious breakfast buffet and range of hot breakfast options with be joined by various jolly extras. These include honey glazed gammon, turkey with sausage, sage and onion stuffing, and tasty homemade traditional mince pies. (And endless Christmas cheer, of course!)

On the beverage front, diners can expect cappuccinos, the ever-popular berry mimosas, Buck’s Fizz cocktails, and in the spirit of Christmas – unlimited egg nog.

To book your spot at this exciting event while there is still space available, simply email fnb@ilalalodge.co.za or call +263 13 44737/8/9.

Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner at Ilala Lodge is set to be a gourmet affair this year, with a lavish three-course set menu featuring various traditional offerings with a delightfully modern twist.
For starters, guests have the choice of a prosciuotto wrapped leek and chicken terrine with a spiced apple compote, or a cauliflower and chestnut soup. The much-anticipated main course features three delicious dishes: a ginger marmalade pork loin roast with a cranberry and port gravy, a marinated beef fillet with a red wine jus, a mint roast leg of lamb and a juniper reduction, and a sweet potatoe, pesto, spinach and feta roulade. Each of these mouth-watering dishes are served with duck fat or plan roast potatoes, honey glazed root vegetables, sauteed greens and sausage, sage, and onion stuffing. Last but not least, diners have the choice of a white chocolate and cranberry bread and butter pudding, or a blueberry soufflé.

Secure your reservation for this gourmet event by emailing fnb@ilalalodge.co.za, or calling +263 13 44737/8/9 as soon as possible.

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