Rose petals & fine dining for the perfect date night

A quick and easy, hour or so, drive from Durban and we were in the KZN Midlands… our arrival was accompanied with bubbly, and our check-in seamless. Soon we were relaxing on the deck of our suite – there was even time for a nap… It was #DateNight, and we were at Granny Mouse Country House & Spa

Walking down the softy lit pathway through the garden I was picturing the night ahead – a table for two tucked under the eaves, the chandeliers adding a bit of bling to the rustic feel of thatch… Mmmm, the menu, the wine, what would we choose?

A gentle ‘good evening’ from Nomfundo brought me back to earth. ‘Come this way’ she said and lead us towards The Eaves fine dining restaurant, or so I thought…

Instead of heading up the stairs to The Eaves, a petal strewn stairway led us down to The Cellar!

Heading into the CellarGranny Mouse certainly knows how to surprise a girl!

The candles flickered, wine was poured & the fabulous menu unfolded. From mussels in honey soya sauce, crispy brie & roast tomato parcels to grilled aubergine & ginger sushi rice and grilled butterfish. A tangy lemon sorbet palate cleanser followed by beef fillet and a delicious dessert, mixed fruit Benedict. Each course served with just the right wine…

For startersGrilled aubergineButter fishFillet steakDessertAnd just when I thought we were done with the surprises, Granny Mouse did it again… our bedroom was suitably adorned with rose-petals.

Sweet dreamsRose petalsSleep tight… xx

Our trip to Granny Mouse for #datenight was to test out the new menu at The Eaves and to review the fab Audi A3  Hatch 1.00T FSi – the Audi A3 was great, the menu was as fabulous as we expected but the unexpected #datenight surprise touches added by the wonderful Granny Mouse team just blew me away! 

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