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Wine Event with sommelier Germain Lehodey

Born in Normandy, France, Lehodey is one of South Africa’s most experienced sommeliers and joins DGB with an impressive resumé which includes a number of industry awards – including credit for developing the Best Winelist in Africa, at the renowned Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria. Wines

Best Spoil-Yourself Restaurant

The Blue Gem Restaurant is a brand new winner of the Best of Bloemfontein Readers’ Choice awards. We have won the AWARD BEST RESTAURANT TO SPOIL-YOURSELF in the Best of Bloemfontein’s Readers’ Choice Awards 2019. We offer South African cuisine with a French influence, and

Boschendal

Boschendal lies between the Simonsberg and Drakenstein mountains an hour’s drive from Cape Town. The name Bos-en-dal, or wood and valley, reveals its essence: a breathtakingly beautiful valley basin of 1800 hectares. Location, the sheer scale, natural splendour and history make exploring Boschendal compelling. It beguiles and

Germain Lehodey

Germain Lehodey sommelier with Douglas Green Bellingham (DGB)

Born in Normandy, France, Lehodey is one of South Africa’s most experienced sommeliers and joins DGB with an impressive resumé which includes a number of industry awards – including credit for developing the Best Winelist in Africa, at the renowned Restaurant Mosaic in Pretoria.  

24 October 2019 – Wine tasting menu

Welcome Drink Champagne Amuse Bouche Smoked Salmon Terrine with Basil Cream Cheese, Toasted Almond and Lemon Syrup Appetizers Glass Noodles, Bean Sprouts, Mushroom broth and Sesame Crusted Duck Breast. SorbetPink Champagne and Strawberry Main Course Braised Short Rib with Garlic and Truffle Mash, served with

Best of Bloemfontein 2019 VOTE

It is Best of Bloemfontein time! Best of Bloemfontein Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 When it comes to good quality products and services, Bloemfontein doesn’t have to bow to any other city in the country. This is quite evident from the hundreds of entries that Bloemfontein

The Blue Gem – Leefstyl artikel Julie 2019

Simon Tyranis hou van humor en van sosiaal verkeer. Hy hou daarvan dat mense hulself geniet en as sulks pas die rol van restauranteienaar sy persoonlikheid soos ’n handskoen. Hy het altyd ’n belangstelling gehad om ’n restaurant te besit. Daarom is The Blue Gem