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Il Contadino


Delectable 3-course Italian farm-to-table experience R395

Il Contadino


Delectable 3-course Italian farm-to-table experience R395

Restaurant Week
Delectable 3-course Italian farm-to-table experience

Would you like to enjoy a culinary and affordable dinner during the Restaurant Week?

Il Contadino serves a delectable 3-course Italian farm-to-table experienceduring Restaurant Week.

Don't miss this chance to discover Il Contadino and try their delicious dinner menu for only R395.

Please note: Seats are limited. Only online bookings will be accepted.

Are there any dietary requirements? Please mention this on the reservation form so the restaurant can take this into account.

Restaurant Week Menu:


Brightside Beef Tartare
garlic aioli, free-range egg yolk, fennel
Burrata Caprese
marinated cherry tomatoes, sliced heirloom tomatoes
Battered Hake
crispy calamari tentacles, grilled calamari, lemon mayo, sliced radish, sun dried tomatoes, hollandaise, preserved lemon


Rolled Pork Belly
slow roasted cannellini beans, crispy pomme anna, crackling, whole grain mustard jus
200g Beef Fillet
hand-cut fries, truffle mayo
Reconstructed Melanzane
whole aubergine, coal roasted plum tomato jus, bulgar wheat, crunchy red onion tabbouleh


Tiramisu Bar
berry gel, hazelnut custard, coffee ice cream

Delectable 3-course Italian farm-to-table experience – R395

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What people say about Il Contadino

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"Good restaurant"
10.0 Cuisine 10 | Service 10 | Atmosphere 10

Tasty food and great service!

Marlie Jonker at 04 April 2024

"All rounder"
8.7 Cuisine 8 | Service 10 | Atmosphere 8

We had the tartare and seafood dishes to start, both were good. For mains, the pork belly and fillet. The fillet was the absolute star of the evening, perfectly cooked, the best fillet I’ve had in a long time. The staff were awesome, highly recommend

Anne Jackson at 04 April 2024

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About Il Contadino

Cuisine: Mediterranean

A tribute to the rural ‘peasant’ food of the Mediterranean countryside.
100% sustainable produce that comes from our brightside mountain range farm in ​Magaliesberg South Africa.

Strange story of the emergence of healthy food
IL Contadino (The Farmer) named after James' mother who is the Farmer in the family running bright side farm which produces 80% of the ingredients used to prepare meals at IL Contadino.

Our motto is family, we strive to provide a family friend environment, bring your family for a breakfast, lunch or dinner and we can assure you we will not fail you.

Best food, Best Wine and most of all the best service and experience. NB we won 2023 great service award.

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Frequently asked questions

At most restaurants, you can make reservations for free and cancel them without any charge. You'll settle the bill when you dine at the restaurant. However, some restaurants may request a small deposit, and they will send a prepayment request via Dineplan to confirm your reservation.

You will receive a confirmation for every reservation within a few minutes at the email address you provided. Haven't received anything? Please check your spam folder.

Yes, restaurants always take dietary preferences into consideration.

You can specify your dietary requirements in the comments section of the reservation form.

In most deals, drinks are not included.

However, some restaurants may offer a welcome drink or provide a wine-pairing option, and this will be clearly indicated in the restaurant's menu.

No problem.

If you've created an account with us, you can log in to your account and easily change your reservation.

Don't have an account? Click on the link in the confirmation email of your reservation.

You can cancel your reservation from the confirmation email: Click on 'Manage Reservation' in the email and then click on the 'Cancel Reservation' button. If you have created an account, you can also do this easily by going to 'My Reservations.' You can also contact us via email at [email protected].

Yes, you can always cancel for free.

If you have made a prepayment via Dineplan, you can cancel up to 24 hours before your reservation. The amount you paid in advance will be automatically refunded to your account. Refunds through Dineplan should be resolved in communication with the restaurant, and we are not directly involved in this process.

You can cancel your reservation online up to 8 hours in advance, or by phone up to 1 hour before your reservation time. However, we kindly request that you cancel as soon as you know you won't be able to make your reservation.

During Restaurant Week South Africa, you can indulge in a fabulous 3-course dinner at over 140 of the finest restaurants in South Africa, starting at ZAR 295.00 per person. Restaurant Week South Africa is held twice a year, in Autumn and Spring.


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