Food and Wine

Our Food Philosophy 

Culinary experience

Dining is a culinary journey at Qambathi, a journey that reflects and celebrates local South African flavours. One that plays on all the senses with an uncompromising commitment to using only the freshest local ingredients and producing as much as possible on site, whether it be freshly made compotes with which to flavour your breakfast yoghurt; bread to tempt you whilst having a picnic by the stream; gorgeous side dishes to accompany your mains at dinner and a whole host of other delectable, freshly made goodies.

Meet our head chef, Nomonde. At Qambathi we want the food to provide a treat for your tastebuds, nourishment for your body and a feast for the eyes. As with everything we do we want to remain conscious of our environmental footprint. This is why we pride ourselves in sourcing local organically grown produce and support garden to table approach.We are also fully catered for any vegetarian and vegan guests. 

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The Bar

Our wine list has been carefully selected to showcase the best of South African wine. By also supporting the smaller vineyards, we ensure that you will be exposed to special selections not readily available in the main stream market. We proudly offer local KZN Abingdon Wine.  Apart from a wonderful wine selection we also offer single malts,  beers, variety of liquor as well as soft drinks. Watch this space for some exciting food and wine parings with Abingdon Wine.

Bookings for Dinner and Lunch for our non staying guests

We are very excited to offer our famous 5 course dinner not only to our in house guests but also to guests not staying at the lodge. Please also join us for a very tasty Afternoon High Tea and sharing boards for Lunch. Booking is essential  as space is very limited. 

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Are we making you Hungry yet?....

Get a taste of what we have on offer by checking out some of our sample menus. Don't forget we can substitute and bespoke any menus for our Vegetarian and Vegan guests - just let us know in advance.