A festive feast awaits at the Cargo Hold

‘Tis the season to be merry and plan a special Christmas lunch celebration at the newly revamped Cargo Hold, uShaka Marine World’s top fine dining spot in the hold of the iconic shipwreck on the beachfront promenade.

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Taking on a new vintage chic look, Cargo Hold chefWarren Frantz and his team, has created a scrumptious menu to match and certainly has something for everyone – from vegetarians to those who prefer a lighter meal as well as those who go all out for hearty fare.

Starters include Cubed Salmon (featuring sugar cured salmon, apple puree, tapenade, lemon foam and crème fraiche dressing); Grilled Spiced Calamari (Patagonian calamari, paprika paste, roasted red pepper, basil and lemon aioli); Mushroom Ravioli (green pea, mushroom ravioli, roasted butternut crème, feta, toasted pumpkin seeds) or Chicken Rillettes (Chicken rillettes, herb salad, cranberry and fig compote, croutons, creamy salad dressing).


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For mains, our chefs will be serving Gnocchi (ratatouille, aubergine, truffle lentils, gnocchi, grated parmesan and sage butter); Beef fillet (oxtail parcel, thyme infused new potatoes, roasted vegetables, honey jus); Line fish (simply grilled, herbs and spices, French fries, drizzled with lemon butter); Slow Roasted Chicken Breast (Chicken breast, spinach, mushroom linguine and pecorino sauce), or Prawns Nacional (grilled to perfection and served with peri-peri and lemon butter sauces).


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Those who still have room for dessert can choose from traditional Christmas pudding (served with crème anglaise and vanilla ice cream), Strawberry Panna Cotta (strawberry and black pepper panna cotta, white chocolate mousse, balsamic vinegar reduction); Decadent Chocolate Volcano (a rich chocolate dessert, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate sauce) or Baked Cheesecake (Thick cream cheese, smooth crème fraiche on a shortbread crumb base).  

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For a 3 course meal - starter, main course and dessert  - the cost is only R355 per person while a 2 course meal of either the starter and main course or the main course and dessert, will cost only R295 per person. 

All of our Christmas guests will each receive a complimentary Christmas cracker.

Every year, Christmas bookings come in rapidly, so, for more information or to reserve your place, contact: Cargo Hold on 031 328 8065/8066 or visit www.ushakamarineworld.co.za 

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