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Starters

  • TRINCHADO 200G RUMP R120

    Rump cubes in a red wine, garlic, and bay leaf gravy

  • TRINCHADO 200G FILLET R140

    Fillet cubes in a red wine, garlic, and bay leaf gravy

  • CHOURICO FULL R110

    Grilled slices of traditional Portuguese sausage

  • CHOURICO HALF R80

    Grilled slices of traditional Portuguese sausage

  • CHOURICO & CALAMARI R150

    Grilled Chourico slices mixed with succulent grilled calamari tubes

  • CHICKEN LIVERS (HOT OR MILD) R89

    Seared peri-peri chicken livers served in sautéed onion olio

  • CHICKEN GIBLETS (HOT OR MILD) R89

    Giblets cooked in a traditional Portuguese sauce served with bread

  • MUSSELS R135

    Fresh mussels steamed and infused with a creamy dry white wine sauce

  • OYSTERS SQ

    Ask your waitron for our oyster selection

  • SOUP OF THE DAY SQ

    Ask your waitron for our soup of the day

  • SQUID HEADS GRILLED OR FRIED R95

    Squid heads served in a garlic olio sauce

  • RISSOLES R82

    Moon-shaped parcels stuffed with fresh Mozambican fish served with fresh greens

  • FISH CAKES R82

    Combination of 2/3 types of fish, mixed with coriander and fresh herbs, shallow-fried and served with mixed greens

  • SNAILS VOULE VON R95

    Voule Von pastry filled with snails in a creamy garlic butter and pepper sauce

  • MARROW BONES R82

    Roasted with olive oil, garlic, black pepper

Salads

  • GRILLED CUCUMBER & CALAMARI SALAD R105

    Grilled cucumber and olives mixed tossed with grilled calamari, fresh crisp ingredients with a hint of peri-peri

  • CHICKEN SALAD R115

    Fresh cucumber, tomato, butter lettuce, onion, and avocado, served with chicken livers, chourico and grilled peri-peri chicken

  • VELA SALAD R119

    Seared slivers of beef prime cuts, tossed with butter lettuce, red cabbage, cucumber, tomato, onion, carrots, chickpeas, brinjals with a dollop of hummus and an olive oil vinaigrette

  • PANZANELA SALAD R140

    Cubed bread, squashed tomatoes, basil, mint, avo (seasonal), feta, chickpeas, carrots, red onion and garlic

  • CHICKEN AND PRAWN SALAD R149

    Grilled peri-peri chicken with succulent prawns and fresh mixed greens

  • VILLAGE R140

    Chunks of tomato, cucumber, onion and peppers, topped with a block of feta, seasoned with rock salt and olive oil

Grills

Served with one side of your choice
  • PERI-PERI CHICKEN R165

    Baby chicken grilled in our secret Vela peri-peri sauce

  • PORTUGUESE STEAK 300G R240

    21-day old matured 300g Rump grilled and topped with sliced bacon and a soft egg, covered with bitoque sauce

  • ESPETADA RUMP 450G R220

    3 x 150g pieces of meat covered in bay leavesand rock salt dust, served with deep fried milho frito (Fried Pap)

  • FILLET 250G R225

    AAA fillet grilled to your perfection

  • RUMP 300G R195

    Dry aged rump grilled to your perfection

  • CHICKEN BREAST R170

    Succulently grilled chicken breast

  • STEAK OF THE WEEK SQ

    Matured steak of the week, grilled to perfection

  • MR T-BONE R240

    600g Mr T-Bone grilled to your perfection

  • THIN LAMB CHOPS PER KG SQ

    Paper thin chops, flavoured with salt, pepper and paprika

  • THICK PORK CHOPS PER KG SQ

    Thick pork chops grilled to perfection

  • PORK RIBS 600G R275

    Cooked to perfection in our famous secret home-made basting

Sliders

Served with round or straight chips and onion rings
SINGLE 3X80G | GRAND CANYON 6X80
  • Beef, Emmentaal Cheese, Bacon Sliders R130 | R250
  • Lamb, Emmentaal Cheese, Bacon Sliders R140 | R260
  • Chicken, Emmentaal Cheese, Bacon Sliders R140 | R260

Traditional

  • BEAN STEW AND EISBEIN R280

    6-hour cooked beans and smoked eisbein, thickened with a smoked paprika sauce, served with fresh bread

  • SAUSAGE PLATTER TAPAS R360

    800g of smoked pork sausages and lamb beef rolled sausages, served on a bed of raw onion

  • PRAWN CURRY R220

    Spicy prawn meat cooked in a traditional creamy coconut sauce, served with coconut rice

  • CRAB CURRY SQ

    Mozambican deep-sea crab cooked in fragrant aromas served with coconut rice

  • CHICKEN CURRY R200

    Spicy chicken deboned thighs cooked in a traditional creamy coconut sauce served with coconut rice

  • VEGAN CURRY R180

    Vegetables, coconut cream served with coconut rice and a touch of peri-peri

  • TRINCHADO RUMP 400G R240

    Served with chips

  • TRINCHADO FILLET 400G R270

    Served with chips

Seafood

  • SARDINAS – SARDINES R105

    3 X Sardines with rock salt, served with boiled potatoes, olive oil, grilled peppers and garlic
    Extra Sardine R45

  • ½ KG PRINCE PRAWNS R205

    Prince Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • 1 KG PRINCE PRAWNS R380

    Prince Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • 6 QUEEN PRAWNS R190

    Queen Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • 8 QUEEN PRAWNS R210

    Queen Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • 10 QUEEN PRAWNS R230

    Queen Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • KING PRAWNS SQ EA

    King Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • TIGER MEDIUM SQ EA

    Tiger Medium Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • TIGER GIANT SQ EA

    Tiger Giant Prawns grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • LOBSTER SQ

    Your choice of 1kg grilled Lobster or Lobster thermidor
    Served with one side
    Thermidor – EXTRA R55

  • LANGOUSTINES SQ

    Langoustines grilled to perfection and served with lemon and garlic butter
    Served with one side

  • 2KG QUEEN PRAWNS BOWL SQ

    2kg of butterflied queen prawns in garlic and butter sauce served with four sides of your choice

  • 2KG KING PRAWNS BOWL SQ

    2kg of butterflied king prawns in garlic and butter sauce served with four sides of your choice

  • MUSSEL BOWL SQ

    Creamy garlic mussels served in a bacon and beer sauce, served with mayonnaise and chips

  • PAELLA

    Portuguese style paella with shellfish, fish, calamari, chorizo and infused with saffron juice
    For 1 R255
    For 2 R520

  • BACALHAU GRELHADO SQ

    Salted codfish, grilled to juicy perfection, served with boiled potatoes, roasted peppers and burnt garlic

  • BACALHAU A BRAS SQ

    Salted codfish flakes pan-fried with onion, garlic, parsley, potato and egg

  • LINE FISH SQ

    Selection of fresh line fish – ask your waitron
    Served with one side

  • GRILLED CALAMARI R165

    Falkland calamari tubes grilled and served with a lemon butter sauce

  • VELA’S SOL R340

    Perfectly grilled sol and prawns cooked in dry white wine, garlic reduced sauce and topped with cheese

  • STUFFED CALAMARI R220

    Calamari tubes stuffed with chicken livers, chourico, prawn, rice, tomato and peri-peri served in a slow cooked tomato and white wine sauce

  • ½ KG PRAWNS IN BEER SAUCE R270

    Prawns cooked in garlic, onion, chilli, finished off with beer, served with chips and bread

  • 1 KG PRAWNS IN BEER SAUCE R430

    Prawns cooked in garlic, onion, chilli, finished off with beer, served with chips and bread

Pastas

Parpadelle or Spaghetti
  • BOLOGNAISE RAGU R135
  • OXTAIL R195
  • LAMB SHANK R240
  • CHICKEN LIVER R134
  • SEAFOOD R260
  • PRAWN AND MUSHROOM R260
  • FILLETO MUSHROOM R190
  • AGLI OLIO R110

    Portuguese style paella with shellfish, fish, calamari, chorizo and infused with saffron juice
    Add Prawns R65
    Add Chourico R45

Sides

  • FRIED CHIPS (ROUND OR STRAIGHT CUT) R45
  • DIRTY RICE R48
  • COCONUT RICE R48
  • SAVOURY RICE R40
  • SIDE SALAD R52
  • GRILLED OLIVES R52
  • ROAST VEGETABLES R52
  • MLIHO FRITO/ FRIED PAP R52
  • MASH R48

Sauces

  • MUSHROOM SAUCE R35
  • JACK DANIELS PEPPER SAUCE R35
  • SMOKED CHEESE SAUCE R35
  • BITOQUE SAUCE R35

Kiddies Menu

  • DEEP FRIED CHICKEN STRIPS SERVED WITH CHIPS R85
  • 150G KIDS SLIDER BURGER SERVED WITH CHIPS R85
  • 125G GRILLED CALAMARI SERVED WITH CHIPS R89
  • 6 PRINCE PRAWNS SERVED WITH CHIPS R89
  • 250G KIDDIES RIBLETS SERVED WITH CHIPS R89
  • KIDDIES SPAGHETTI BOLOGNAISE R80
  • KIDDIES SPAGHETTI CHEESE R80

Desserts

TRADITIONAL PORTUGUESE DESSERTS OF THE DAY

Build your own platters

Choose as many as you like
  • TAPAS SAUSAGES R140
  • PORK RIBS (300G) R140
  • LAMB RIBS (300G) R150
  • CHOURICO R80
  • MARROW BONES R80
  • LIVERS (HOT OR NOT) R89
  • GIBLETS (½ PORTION) R89
  • CHICKEN PERI-PERI (½ PORTION) R85
  • ESPATADA (300G) R210
  • PAPER THIN LAMB CHOPS SQ
  • THICK PORK CHOPS SQ
  • TRINCHADO FILLET (200G) R140
  • TRINCHADO RUMP (200G) R120
  • SARDINES EACH R45
  • 6 PRINCE PRAWNS R89
  • 6 QUEEN PRAWNS R190
  • KING PRAWN EACH SQ
  • TIGER MEDIUM EACH SQ
  • TIGER GIANT EACH SQ
  • LOBSTER SQ
  • LANGOUSTINES SQ
  • CALAMARI R89
  • STUFFED CALAMARI R220
  • SQUID HEADS (½ PORTION) R95
  • MUSSELS (½ PORTION) R135
  • LINE FISH SQ
  • OYSTERS SQ
  • FISH CAKES (3 PIECES) R82
  • RISSOLES (3 PIECES) R82