Dedicated to good food and friends in the heart of Tokai

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Reservations

Trading Hours


Monday to Saturday
09:00-23:00 (last orders 22:00)

Sundays
08:00-16:00

Real-time secure online reservations are available.

Alternatively, Call for Reservations on
+27 087 700 3273

About

Our Story

The Brasserie is an unpretentious French/Italian inspired restaurant in Tokai. We focus on providing guests with fantastic, ethically sourced food at family-friendly prices. Our staff pride themselves on friendly, efficient service.

With a strong European influence, The Brasserie offers French classics – such as Fillet au Poivre, Caesar Salad and the all-time favourite, Crème Brulee – alongside Italian favourites such as hand-cut Carpaccio, homemade Spaghetti Carbonara and Salt n’ Pepper squid.

Relax and enjoy a small plate washed down with local craft beers in our garden patio or stylish Parisian diners bar. The Brasserie also offers private dining in our upstairs dining room, the perfect location for small, intimate celebrations. Alternatively, enjoy the bustling atmosphere in the main dining room.

MENU

Collect or we’ll deliver in the area free of charge.

Breakfast

Served from 09:00 to 11ish.

CROISSANT
chocolate
Almod
Plain

38
38
32
TOASTED BANANA BREAD
homemade banana bread, butter
40
THE FAMOUS BACON & EGG BUN
crispy bacon, scrambled eggs, toasted bun, tomato relish
60
BREAKFAST OATS
soaked oats, honey, apple compote, toasted almonds, apple crisp
60
GRANOLA BOWL
house granola, yoghurt, berry compote
60
AVOCADO SMASH
smashed avocado, coriander, chilli flakes, lemon, toast
65
Flapjack Stack
three flapjacks, banana, salted caramel sauce
85
SHAKSHUKA
eggs, parmesan, coriander, toast, tomato & red pepper ragoût
⏱ please allow at least 15 min to prepare
75

EGGS BENEDICT
two poached eggs, bacon, potato rosti, Hollandaise sauce
wild rocket
add mushrooms or spinach
90


25
TRADITIONAL ENGLISH BREAKFAST
two eggs, four bacon rashers, pork sausage, sautéed mushrooms
half roasted tomato, toast
90

Main Menu

Monday to Saturday 11ish till late. Sunday till 16:00

Nibbles

MARINATED OLIVES50
BRASS POTATO SKINS
Deep-fried to perfection with salsa rossa and crème Fraiche.
50
GARLIC & FETA FLATBREAD
Wood-fired flatbread with feta and herbs.
55

Chef’s Favourite Pizza or Create Your Own

BASIC MARGHERITA
Passata sauce with mozzarella and herbs.
100
THE CLASSIC BRASS
bacon | chilli | avocado | rocket
140
SPINACH & FETA
spinach | feta | olives | caramelised onion
140
SALAMI
salami | bell pepper | fresh basil
140
3 CHEESE BIANCO
feta | blue cheese | mushrooms | caramelised onion
140
MARGHERITA WITH ANY FOUR TOPPINGS140
AVAILABLE TOPPINGS:
Anchovies, Artichokes, Asparagus, Avocado, Baby Spinach, Bacon, Banana, Blue Cheese, Cajun Chicken, Caramelized Onion, Capers, Chilli, Extra Mozzarella, Feta, Fresh Tomato, Garlic, Ham, Mushrooms, NY-Style Pepperoni, Olives, Peppadews, Peppers, Pineapple, Rocket, Salami, Smoked Ham Shoulder, Sundried Tomatoes.
Gluten-Free Bases are NO EXTRA CHARGE!

Entrée

MOULES MARINIÈRES
Six West Coast Mussels in a mussel velouté served with a rustic toasted baguette.
62

THE BRASSERIE MUSHROOM RISOTTO
Served on a bed of blanched spinach and sprinkled with parmesan.
72
CREAMY CHICKEN LIVERS
Served with red onions a hint of chili and a rustic baguette.
78
CAPRESE SALAD
Bocconcini, sliced English tomatoes and basil pesto.
78
GARLIC & CHILI PRAWNS
Six medium prawns pan-fried in garlic & chili butter sprinkled with parsley and served with toasted ciabatta.
90

LEMONY SQUID
200 grams of grilled squid in a bed of mixed leaves with garlic chili and lemon.
128

BACON CAESAR SALAD
Bacon lardons and a soft-boiled egg on a bed of cos lettuce served with anchovies and anchovy dressing and garlic croutons.
132

MAINS

THE BRASS TAGLIATELLE CARBONARA
Pancetta lardons in the traditional egg and thyme sauce.
158
PASTA GAMBERO
Prawns in a Pomodoro sauce with chilli and garlic on a bed of tagliatelle garnished with cherry tomatoes and rocket
196

JACK BLACK BATTERED HAKE
Served with hand-cut fries and tartar sauce.
148
AUBERGINE PARMESAN
Creamy wood-fired eggplant topped with white sauce and parmesan served with side salad.
160

WOOD-FIRED LASAGNE
Sheets of home-made pasta with a beef ragu and side French salad.
160
CUISSE de POULET FARCIE
Mozzarella filled chicken thighs served with green beans, baby potatoes, mushroom puree and chicken jus.
168

BACON & CHEESE BURGER
200 Gram beef patty or Panko-crumbed chicken breast served with bacon and cheese, garnish and hand-cut fries.
148

PORK BELLY
Served with caramelised apple puree, green beans, fondant potatoes and red wine jus.
178

300G SIRLOIN BEARNAISE
Served with our house Béarnaise, frites and a side salad.
228
200G BEEF FILLET au POIVRE
Served with Madagascan green peppercorn sauce, wilted spinach and hand-cut fries.
256

BUTCHERS CUT

Ask your server about our chef’s chosen steak cut served with sauces and sides listed below.

Madagascan Green Peppercorn , Béarnaise , Mushroom sauce
Spinach, Side Salad, Mash Potatoes, Frites, Potato Skins
Veg Medley
SQ


30
35
40

DESSERT

CROISSANT PUDDING
Our twist on the traditional bread pudding served with crème Anglaise
62
CHOCOLATE MOUSSE CAKE
Served with fresh berries and a mixed berry coulis.
68
CRÈME BRÛLÉE
French-style made with real vanilla pods.
68
The Brasserie Cheesecake
Rich baked cheesecake drizzled with a berry coulis.
72
TRIO of SORBET
3 scoops of fresh, homemade sorbet
58