Discover ‘a hit in anyone’s language’
S OME r e s t a u r a n t s h a v e t h a t amazing ability to transport you to another place, another time, another state of being altogether.
Pepénero achieves all that… and t hen some. After all , how much more idyllic can one get than dining in a spacious, tastefully furnished, open-air beachfront restaurant with attractive, attentive service staff on hand – ever-ready with your delectable choice of dish or drink.
I t al i an f or “ bl ack pepper”, Pepénero is a quality, décor-driven restaurant with a kitchen that is as au f ait with home-style I t ali an d i s h e s a s i t i s wi t h l o c a l a n d imported seafood delicacies. From fresh sushi and succulent seafood to simple, but delicious, pastas or a burger, Pepénero is a hit in anyone’s l anguage. The extensive wine and drinks list satisfies all pockets and palates – boasting an impressive array of vintage champagnes and exotic spirits at the upper end of the spectrum.
Pepénero’s sumptuous bar area offers plush leather couches, marshmallow-soft armchairs and rich, dark woods evoke the luxury and timeless grace of an exclusive VIP l ounge or bush l odge. The o u t d o o r a r e a i s e q u a l l y wel l - appointed and airy.
With Pepénero’s proud Italian heritage, it’s hardly surprising to find chilled Peroni on tap, as well as a host of fine Italian wines, aperitifs and liqueurs. Whisky is another house specialty.
Cocktails are an obvious choice in a setting like this and, at only R21 for a martini, daiquiri or more, y ou c a n go quit e wil d. While Pepénero’s opening hours and versatile menu lend
itself to anyday, anytime dining, the magnificent seaside setting and ambience have the word “sundowner” written all over it.
If you had something more intimate in mind, you’d probably prefer the indoor dining area – with its crystal chandeliers, upholstered booths and an 80m curved north-west-facing window frontage that bathes the restaurant in glorious amber light as the sun calls it a day. Call Pepénero on 021 439 9027 or visit www.pepenero.co.za