Poplars Restaurant


Poplars Restaurant has a unique menu, a successful marriage of international trends and local flavours. Careful consideration is given to only serving hormone-free red meat products.
Address Race Course Road                                                                    
Type: Restaurant

021 975 5736 / 021 970 2399

Trading Hours:

Monday - Tuesday: 12h00 - 22h30 / Wednesday - Saturday: 09h00 - 22h30 / Sunday: 09h00 - 15h30

Fax 021 975 5740 Website Website

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With its relaxed yet sophisticated ambience, Poplars is the ideal setting for an intimate dining experience. We cater for weddings, conferences and corporate functions for groups of up to 30 people.

There is a separate boardroom facility ideal for smaller meetings, with seating space for 10 people. In addition, Poplars has a lunch braai area for those who enjoy a leisurely spit braai.


Served Wednesday to Sunday between 9h00 am and 10h30 am.

Booking essential.

*All breakfasts served with a glass of fresh juice and a cup of coffee or tea as well as a selection of pastries.

Full Poplars Breakfast

Fried or scrambled egg, sautéed mushrooms, bacon, beef sausage with tomato relish and potatoe croquettes.

- R 59

Salmon Breakfast

Potato and thyme rosti, sliced smoked salmon, poached eggs and béarnaise sauce.

- R 59

Breakfast platter

Boiled eggs, ham, cheese, pickles and sweet homemade mustard sauce

- R 59

French Toast

French toast with bacon, maple syrup and mature cheddar cheese

- R 59


Pan fried smoked sausage, green pepper and mushroom in scrambled egg and gratinated with cheddar cheese

- R 59

Starters and Light Meals

Smoked Salmon Rósti

Smoked salmon, set on a potato & thyme rósti with chive cream cheese & drizzled with sweet fig glaze.

- R45

Venison Carpaccio

Thinly sliced pieces of smoked Springbok topped with fresh rocket & a crispy parmesan wafer

- R45

Warm Roast Vegetable Salad topped with Feta

A variety of fresh farm vegetables tossed with rocket & set in a phyllo cup & finished off with feta & roasted almonds

- R45

Deep Fried Calamari

Fresh Calamari Strips deep fried & served with fluffy rice & our homemade tartar sauce

- R45

Soup of the Day

Served with fresh Brochette

- R45

Vegetarian Dish

Polenta with fresh chillies, topped with rocket, a creamy goats cheese & marinated onions marmelade

- R45


Live Namibian oysters with a twist

- R45 per oyster

Deep fried calamari

Crumbed calamari with spicy rice, served with a chilli garlic mayonnaise sauce and a fresh side salad

- R48

Main Course

Lamb Shank

Braised in red wine & set on a pea & mint mash topped with a red onion gravy

- R110

Line Fish of the Day

Served with a warm wild rocket and shrimp salad and a gremolata sauce (lemon, onion, parsley & salt)

- R118

Slow Roasted Crispy Duck

Set on wild mushroom risotto and served with an orange & honey sauce

- R115

Lamb Cutlets

Basted with mint jelly served with a herb polenta & grilled tomatoes & finished off with a red wine jus

- R130


Coated with a Dijon mustard & sprinkled with brown sugar served with a sweet potato mash

- R105

Thai Green Curry

Thai style green vegetable or chicken curry served with rice & finished off with roasted cashew nuts Chicken

- R90


- R70

Seared Tuna

Fresh tuna, marinated in a honey & soya sauce, seared & served with oriental vegetable & noodle stir fry

- R120

Gourmet Venison Pie

Poplars homemade venison pie, baked to perfection & served with a delicious red onion marmalade

- R70

Matured Rump

300g Rump complimented with a stuffed blue cheese & biltong mushroom

- R120

Fillet Of Beef

200g Fillet rolled in coarse pepper & sea salt served with balsamic olive oil and complimented with fresh rocket

- R130


Crème Bruleé

A creamy baked crème bruleé which is perfectly caramelized & served cold

- R40

Chocolate Melt

Warm, spongy chocolate dessert with a deliciously creamy chocolate centre. Served with vanilla pod ice cream

- R40

White chocolate cheesecake

Deliciously baked white chocolate cheesecake topped with a fruit topping of the day

- R40

Warm Malva Pudding

A traditional dessert with a spongy texture served with butterscotch and topped with vanilla pod ice cream

- R40

Mixed cheese platter

Assorted cheeses served with fig preserve & biscuits (Serves 1 guest)

- R40


Calamari & chips

- R45

Burger & chips

- R45

Chicken nuggets & chips

- R45

Ice-cream & chocolate sauce

- R20


Strawberry, Bubblegum or Chocolate

- R15

Map & Directions

  • Take the Bellville/Durbanville turn-off for Route R302 Willie van Schoor Avenue / Durban Road (towards Durbanville).
  • At the intersection of Willie van Schoor Avenue and Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue, turn left into Bill Bezuidenhout Avenue.
  • At the next traffic light turn right into Carl Cronje Drive. (here the road ends and you will have Santam Head Office on your left and Tyger Valley Centre on your right)
  • Follow this road until the road ends at the T-junction / traffic lights.
  • Turn left onto the M13 (Racecourse Road) towards Milnerton.
  • Travel for approximately 1km. The D'Aria Estate entrance is on your left.
  • Turn left from the road and immediately right towards the restaurant.

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