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Indulge in a feast of seasonal specialities at the Lord Nelson Restaurant, from summer salads to winter beef wellington. Take time over an afternoon tea layered with tempting sandwiches and sweets. Or go light with delicious poolside snacks at Oasis Bistro. Boasting some of the best restaurants and bars in Cape Town, a stay at Mount Nelson is foodie heaven.

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Father’s Day Afternoon Tea

18-20 June 2021

Father’s Day Afternoon Tea

Treat fathers, friends and loved ones to an exquisite Afternoon Tea at Mount Nelson. 

Priced at R395 for adults and R250 for kids (aged 4-11), including a gift for Dad

Available from 18-20 June 2021 with sittings at 12pm and 3pm

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Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner

18-20 June 2021

Father’s Day Lunch and Dinner

Celebrate this special day with an indulgent lunch or dinner in our iconic lounge.

Our mouthwatering menu includes pepper-cured beef, home-smoked snoek terrine, beef sirloin and garlic mussels in beer, with an irresistible dessert to follow.

Available 18-20 May 2021 from 12pm

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Father’s Day at Planet Bar

18-20 June 2021

Father’s Day at Planet Bar

Perfectly Paired Craft Beer and Sliders
Take a seat by the roaring fire and tuck into three variations of the classic slider, each paired with a matching craft beer.

R150 per person
Available 18-20 June 2021

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    Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon Tea & Lounge

    Embrace tradition with an elegant afternoon tea in our iconic lounge. Finger sandwiches are filled with rare roast beef, delicate smoked salmon or creamy egg mayonnaise. Follow with velvety chocolate cake, lemon meringue or freshly-baked scones topped with preserves and cream.

    Looking for something a little different? Our beautiful lounge also offers a choice of à la carte dining options throughout the day.

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    À la carte | Plant-based | Afternoon tea

    Afternoon tea is available Friday–Sunday, with two seatings at noon and 3pm.

    Lunch and dinner are available in the Lounge daily from noon to 10pm.

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    Planet Bar

    Planet Bar

    Cool, chic, yet timelessly elegant, Planet Bar buzzes year round with well-heeled Capetonians sipping sundowners or pre-dinner champagne.

    The bar’s stylish celestial décor and cosy seating create an intimate ambience. Whether you’re people watching from the terrace in summer or curling up by the fire with a glass of red in winter, this is the place to be.

    Opening times:
    Daily, noon until 10pm

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      Lord Nelson Restaurant and Oasis Bistro are currently closed. Head to Planet Bar, our elegant lounge or the sunny outdoor terrace for delectable dining options. 

      Winter Warmers at Mount Nelson

      Whatever the weather, you’ll always find a warm welcome at Mount Nelson. Join us for a season of heartwarming gastronomy, cosy evenings by the fire and an extra Moët sparkle for your suite stay.

      There’s nothing quite like winter at The Nellie.

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      A Celebration of Cognac and Chocolate

      Savour the delectable marriage of Hennessy VSOP Cognac and cocoa. Indulge in a glass of the legendary liquor and chocolate truffles infused with chilli, orange, peach and hazelnut. Enjoy the experience by the cosy fireplace in Planet Bar, or sink into an oversized armchair in the lounge and prepare for delicious bliss.

      R175 per person
      Available until 31 August 2021

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