Harringtons Cocktail Lounge has always had amazing food-and-wine specials running on Wednesdays, and their latest offering is enough to entice everyone to come visit. Why? Because this Harringtons Wednesday deal at R170 per person has never before gotten you this much goodness!

If you’ve never been to Harringtons, here’s a quick intro. It’s a superbly glam and classically-styled bar in the East City, one that I often refer to with the term “Gatsbian”. I used the term when I attended the Harringtons launch party many moons ago, and I still stand by it. The interior is so beautiful, it’s enough to make any girl weak at the knees. But they’ve also got amazing cocktails, drinks, and food to match.

Every month, Harringtons partners with a wine estate – this month it’s Kleine Zalze – to bring you their Wednesday Food & Wine Special. R170 gets you a glass of bubbly upon arrival, a full wine tasting, any main meal, paired with your favourite glass of wine tasted, and a petit-four-style desert to end.

Harringtons Wednesday Deals Kleine Zalze

Kleine Zalze Bubbly

Tapas To Start

We visited Harringtons Cocktail Lounge earlier this month to try out this offering – and, boy, impressed much! To start the evening, we went ahead and ordered some tapas. These aren’t included in the Harringtons Wednesday deal but they’re so worth it.

I had their fish tacos (R75) but other orders at the table included Harry’s Caprese (R65), Mushroom Arancini Balls (R55), Steak Tacos (R75), and the Chicken Prego Flatbread (R75). Everyone was very impressed. I haven’t personally tried all of these, but the fish tacos were divine and I have had the Arancini Balls before, and these are certainly some of the best out there!

Harringtons Mushroom Arancini Balls

Mushroom Arancini Balls

Harringtons Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad

Harringtons Fried Fish Taco

Fried Fish Taco

Fried Fish Taco

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Kleine Zalze

All while nibbling the tapas, we tried the Kleine Zalze bubbly and wines. The selection included the Brut MCC, 2019 Cinsault Rose, 2019 Chenin Blanc, and the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon. My personal favourite was the Cinsault Rose. And the bubbly, of course!

Kleine Zalze Cab Sauvignon

Kleine Zalze Cabernet Sauvignon

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Mains

When it came to mains, almost every single person at our table had the 225g Chargrilled Ribeye Steak, served with grilled vegetables. This steak usually costs R175 alone, so it’s an amazing special when having it as part of the Harringtons Wednesday deal. The steak is served with a chilli-lime and coriander butter, which I personally found too overpowering, but it was easy to eat it with less. I was the only one though, and everyone else raved about the sauce!

The steak comes pre-sliced, which makes it look smaller than it actually is. But don’t despair – this portion is enough to fill you up!

Harringtons Wednesday Deal 225g Chargrilled Ribeye Steak,

225g Chargrilled Ribeye Steak

Petit-Four Desserts

The dessert platter included the Harringtons Dense Chocolate Brownies and the Cheesecake. I was an absolute fan. The brownies were indeed dense – and uber-chocolatey! And the cheesecake was fluffy and light and delicious. The petit four style is perfect as it gives you just the right amount of sweetness after a full meal without stuffing you completely.

Harringtons Wednesday Deal Petit-Four Style Dessert

Dessert Platter

Enjoy The Harringtons Wednesday Deal

I’m still slightly flabbergasted that all of this (tapas excluded) only costs R170, and I’m pretty sure this is one of the best food and restaurant deals in all of Cape Town. It makes for a perfect date night as well as a perfect night out with friends (my night out of choice), and I can guarantee you’ll be overjoyed!

These Harringtons Wednesday Deals tend to be quite popular, so booking is absolutely recommended. You’ll get all the details of how to contact Harringtons Cocktail Lounge below. Kleine Zalze will still be there for the rest of the month, after which a new wine estate will entice you!

Harringtons Cocktail Lounge

Address: 61B Harrington Street, East City

Website: https://thefirmct.co.za/harringtons

Opening Times: Wednesday – Friday (16:00 – late), Saturday (18:00 – late). Kitchen closes 22:00.

Call: +27 21 461 2276

Email: harringtons@thefirmct.co.za

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Written by Benike Palfi
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Article Date: February 2020

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