tashas melrose

  • breakfast

    our free-range eggs may be ordered fried, scrambled or poached
    *these breakfasts are served with a side order of toast, butter & jam

    *classic R138 
    two eggs, bacon, two italian sausages,
    mushrooms & tomato

    *mini R92 
    one egg, bacon, one italian sausage, mushrooms & tomato

    breakfast royale R132 (v)
    two poached eggs, asparagus or spinach, lemon sauce & seeded bread
    add option of crispy parma ham + R58 / macon + R42 / bacon + R32

    hummus toastie R114 (v)
    hummus, rocket, avo, roasted cherry tomatoes, feta, poached egg, za’atar spice & toasted village bread

    tashas french toast R98 (v)
    brioche french toast, berries, cinnamon sugar & mascarpone
    add option of streaky bacon + R32 / macon + R42

    plain omelette or scrambled R58 (v)
    our free-range omelettes & scrambled eggs are made with three eggs or egg whites

    *sweetcorn scramble R102
    scrambled eggs, creamy sweetcorn, bacon, spring onion, italian hard cheese & micro herbs

    *salmon scramble R124
    40g smoked salmon trout, scrambled eggs, cherry tomatoes, cottage cheese & chives

    *old school omelette R112 
    herb omelette, tomato, bacon, spring onions, mushrooms & grated cheddar

    *green veg omelette R98 
    open herb omelette, roasted buttered zucchini and leeks, creamed feta, rocket & micro herbs
    add option of bacon + R32 / add option of macon + R42

    *livers on toast R98 
    sauteed chicken livers, garlic and parsley gravy, roasted cherry tomatoes, fried egg, rocket & village bread

    butternut zucchini rosti R104 (v)
    butternut & zucchini rostis, labneh, lime, grilled onions, rocket, red onion, chives, roasted butternut, pickled red onion, coriander, sunflower & pumpkin seeds
    add option of egg + R12 / salmon + R72 / bacon + R32

    healthy appetite

    fruit salad R94 (v)
    add yoghurt + R32 / add muesli + R24

    citrus sunrise R128 (v)
    citrus fruit, banana, oat crumble, honey cream yoghurt, pistachio nuts & rose syrup

    dr paw paw R122 (v)
    paw paw, yoghurt, chopped almonds & honey

    creamed avo on toast R128 (v)
    creamed almond & avo dressing, fennel, labneh, chives, parsley, spiced pistachio nuts & cucumber on
    gluten-free bread
    egg option + R12

    oats R58 (v) 
    oats served with milk & honey
    option of banana + R14 / option of berries + R26

    little miss sunshine R94 (v)
    homemade granola, caramelised fruits, yoghurt, berries, paw paw curd, coconut flakes & mint

    tashas comfort quinoa bowl R108 (v)
    red & white quinoa, roasted cherry tomatoes, sauteed brown mushrooms, napoletana, chives, spring onion, egg & crispy chilli mushrooms

     

    quesadillas

    toasted mexican flatbread or whole wheat wrap

    the sao paulo R122 
    grilled chicken, lemon, chilli marinade, cheddar, sundried tomatoes, coriander & yoghurt

    the south african R126 
    chicken mayo, mozzarella & gherkins

    the Greenland R112 (v)
    avo, pistachio nuts, feta, mozzarella, baby spinach, rocket & basil pesto mayo

    sandwiches

    prepared on ciabatta, rye or seeded

    schnitzel sarmie R152 
    two crumbed chicken breasts, tomato, avo, red onion salsa & french dressing

    rodeo drive R138 
    mustard mayo chicken, avo, bacon strips & lettuce

    chicken wrap R112 
    grilled chicken breast, avo, low fat cottage cheese, cucumber, carrot, radish, baby spinach, dijon mustard & lemon mustard vinaigrette

    rump zarmie R136 
    150g strips of grilled rump, grilled onions, tomato, rocket & dijon mustard

    open veggie sandwich R98 (v) 
    carrot, cucumber, pickled red onion, tomato, lemon vinaigrette, pickled red cabbage, butter lettuce, herbed cottage cheese mayo on seeded bread & basil pesto mayo

    sicilian panini R108 (v)
    ciabatta, olive tapenade, napoletana, sauteed brown mushrooms, capers, olives, roasted cherry tomatoes, basil & mozzarella
    add option of anchovy + R20 / bacon + R32

     

    toasted sandwiches & croissants

    a choice of white, brown, rye or seeded bread /
    gluten-free bread + R24 / croissants + R22

    cheese & tomato R62
    chicken mayo R84 
    bacon & avo R86 
    bacon & egg R82 
    tuna mayo 170g R98
    plain croissant R42
    nutella filled croissant R62

    extras

    please ask your waiter for extra options not listed

    yoghurt R32
    muesli R24
    goat cheese R42
    sundried tomatoes R28
    cottage cheese R32
    olives R28
    cheddar R22
    feta R18
    mozzarella R22
    avo R34
    italian hard cheese R28
    halloumi R52
    italian sausages R34
    pesto R34
    spinach R38
    chicken breast R42
    macon R42
    bacon R32
    parma ham R58
    150g rump R74
    40g smoked salmon trout R72
    tuna 170g R58

    salads

    chopped house salad R112 (v)
     avo, cabbage, gem lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red onion, coriander, sunflower seeds, cashew nuts, black sesame seeds & lemon vinaigrette
    chicken option R148

    tashas caesar R122
    baby spinach, gem lettuce, cherry tomatoes, cucumber, croutons, boiled egg or cold poached egg, crispy parma ham, italian hard cheese & caesar anchovy dressing
    chicken option R158

    smoking salmon  R168 
    40g smoked salmon trout, cottage cheese, capers, asparagus, basil, rocket, micro herbs, cherry tomatoes, red onion & melba toast

    texas salad R132 (v)
    corn, rocket, butter lettuce, basil, feta, cherry tomatoes, olives & lemon basil dressing
    chicken option R168 bifteki option R174 
    150g rump option R194

    butternut salad R132 (v)
    avo, cabbage, gem lettuce, cherry tomatoes, red onion, coriander, sunflower seeds, cashew nuts, black sesame seeds & lemon vinaigrette
    chicken option R168

    halloumi salad R156 (v)
    halloumi, baby spinach, rocket, red onion, mint, cranberries, pistachios, avo, croutons, chives, parsley & pomegranate dressing

    chicken brown rice salad R128 
    middle eastern spiced chicken breast, cherry tomatoes, butter lettuce, wild rice, cucumber, red onion, kalamata olives, parsley, pomegranate dressing & lemon yoghurt

    chicken crunch salad R128 
    grilled chicken breast, white cabbage, grilled corn, spring onion, green beans, radish, parsley, almonds, lemon and tahini yoghurt & lemon vinaigrette

    tuna garden salad R158
    flaked tuna, iceberg lettuce, butter lettuce, carrots, spring onion, sunflower seeds, capers, parsley, pickled red cabbage, radish, lemon basil dressing, croutons and lemon parsley mayo

    quinoa & barley feta salad R136 (v)
    charred long stem broccoli, barley & quinoa, rocket, sundried tomatoes, butter lettuce, pine nuts, cherry tomatoes, grilled onions, pumpkin seeds, lemon basil dressing, feta yoghurt, sunflower seed brittle & preserved lemon

     

    easy eating

    allow 20 minutes preparation time / extra 10 minutes for meat well done you may swop starch for starch on mains

    salmon trout fish cakes R178 
    pink salmon & smoked salmon trout mixed with red onion, potato, dill & chives, a fennel & baby potato salad, parsley, radish & lemon parsley mayo

    salmon tartare R292 
    160g raw chopped salmon, coriander, red onion, soy sauce, avo, chilli, cherry tomatoes, lime & melba toast

    grilled salmon R288 
    160g herb crusted grilled salmon, crushed baby potatoes, capers, spring onion, chives, rocket & lemon mustard vinaigrette

    panko hake R156 
    crumbed hake, homemade tartare sauce, fries, peas, lemon & parsley

    parmesan & couscous crusted chicken 
    chicken breast coated in couscous & parmesan, goat cheese, fennel, long stem broccoli & herb salad
    half R134 full R178

    lemon chicken R138 
    cubed chicken breasts, rice, lemon butter & oregano sauce
    add sundried tomatoes, olives & capers R178

    prego
    tashas style prego served with fries
    chicken R128 150g rump R148

    beef burger
    two 125g homemade mini beef burger patties, red onion, tomato, gem lettuce, sesame seed buns & fries
    plain R148 cheese R158

    mediterranean lamb cutlets R314 
    400g lamb cutlets, tzatziki, fries & a feta, olive, tomato & red onion salad

    steak
    250g steak served with fries
    rump picanha R184 / fillet R258 
    add black pepper or mushroom sauce + R56

    sides & sauces

    fries R38
    rice R32
    side green salad R56
    side greek salad R58
    broccoli R52
    butternut R36
    crushed baby potatoes R28
    grilled tomatoes R18
    pepper sauce R56
    mushroom sauce R56
    lemon butter sauce R32
    prego sauce R34

    pasta

    choice of penne or linguine
    zucchini spaghetti + R16 / gluten - free pasta + R18

    ninetta’s napoletana R92
    tomato based sauce & fresh basil

    arrabbiata  R94
    tomato based sauce, chilli & fresh basil

    bolognese R134 
    beef mince cooked in a traditional tomato sauce

    savva's chicken pasta R162 
    grilled chicken strips, mushrooms, chives, garlic & cream

    creamy pesto R178
     chicken, button mushrooms, sundried tomatoes, pesto, cream, basil & white wine

    zucchini rosa R112
     zucchini spaghetti, roasted cherry tomatoes, olives, red onion, capers, baby spinach, napoletana &
    crispy chilli mushrooms

     

    soup

    enquire about our soup of the day R78

    cold & iced drinks

    cold drinks 300ml R32

    appletiser / grapetiser 330ml R38

    mixers 200ml R29

    roses cordials R14 
    lime, passion fruit, kola tonic

    rock shandy R56
    half lemonade, half soda & bitters

    valpre mineral water still & sparkling R29

    surgiva mineral still & sparkling glass bottle
    500ml R48 1lt R72

    local iced teas R40

    lemon soda / oran soda R42

    freshly squeezed fruit juice R52 
    carrot, apple, pineapple, pear, orange
    add ginger + R19

    green juice R54 
    apple, cucumber, mint, kale & lemon

    milkshakes R47 
    enquire about our flavours

    frullatos R68
    ice cream shake with pieces of fresh fruit

    freezos (98% fat free) R54 
    cino

    shots

    breakfast shot R28 - ginger, orange & honey
    turmeric shot R38 - ginger, lemon, turmeric & honey

    gelati caffe

    coffee shake R52 
    espresso blended with vanilla ice cream
    dom pedro R66 
    liqueur & ice cream

    smoothies

    add whey protein + R28 / add collagen powder + R28

    peanut protein R72 
    peanut butter, banana, almond milk, chia seeds, spiced agave syrup & cinnamon

    berry açaí R72 
    banana, berries, coconut milk, dates, açaí,
    cranberry & honey

    golden mango rooibos R72 
    mango, yoghurt, honey, orange, chia,
    turmeric & a rooibos shot

    green goddess R72
    banana, pineapple, kale, apple, honey, mint,
    cucumber & lemon

    granitas

    classics R40
    crushed ice blended with a choice of fruit juice - lemon, strawberry, mango

    cucumber, apple & mint R46 
    cucumber syrup, apple, mint & crushed ice

    elderflower & pear R46 
    pear, apple juice, elderflower syrup & crushed ice

    lemon & rose tea R46 
    lemon iced tea, rose syrup & crushed ice

    cherry & lemongrass R46 
    cherry syrup, lemongrass syrup, cranberry juice &
    crushed ice

    coffees

    espresso R25 
    single shot

    double espresso R29 
    double shot

    espresso macchiato R30 
    espresso with frothed milk

    caffe long black R30 
    traditional coffee

    greek coffee  R36 
    freshly brewed in a small long handled pot
    (may be ordered sweet or metrio)

    cappuccino normale R38 
    double espresso topped with frothed milk

    cappuccino petite R32 
    espresso topped with frothed milk

    cappuccino con panna R44 
    espresso topped with whipped cream

    rooibos cappuccino R38 
    rooibos espresso topped with frothed milk

    caffe latte R38 
    espresso with hot milk served in a mug

    roasted hazelnut latte R46 
    espresso lungo with hot milk & hazelnut syrup

    an extra R6 will be charged for decaffeinated coffees
    almond milk + R10 / soya milk + R10 / oat milk + R10

    hot drinks

    teas R26
    five roses, rooibos, earl grey, chamomile

    imported teas R32 
    moroccan mint, english breakfast, jasmine queen,
    vanilla bourbon

    hot choc R36  
    spiced chai R38

    tashas hot choc & marshmallows R58
    nutella, hot milk & marshmallows

    tashas cocktails

    mojito R88 
    white rum, lime, strawberry, mint & schweppes soda

    turkish delight R78 
    vodka, cranberry juice, lime & rose syrup

    strawberry daiquiri R86 
    white rum, strawberry, lime & mint sugar

    cherry mint wine spritzer R74 
    dry white wine, cherry mint, cranberry juice &
    schweppes soda

    pimm's R74 
    pimm’s, lemonade, strawberry, cucumber, orange & lemon

    aperol spritz R98 
    aperol, cinzano pro spritz & schweppes soda

    ales & spirit

    beers local
    beers imported
    ciders
    spirits

     

    sweets

    enquire about our cakes of the day

    WINES

    sparkling wine, prosecco & champagne
    steenberg sparkling sauvignon blanc R330
    graham beck mcc nv brut R440, dinkie R230 
    graham beck rosé mcc nv brut R480 
    zonin prosecco R330 dinkie R128
    moët & chandon impérial nv brut champagne R1520 
    veuve clicquot yellow nv brut champagne R1720

     

    white
    sophie te'blanche sauvignon blanc R230
    southern right sauvignon blanc R300 glass R102
    buitenverwachting sauvignon blanc R260 glass R77
    waterford pecan stream sauvignon blanc R280
    babylonstoren chenin blanc R260 glass R82
    villiera chenin blanc R190
    mullineux kloof street chenin blanc R230
    glen carlou petit chardonnay R320
    de wetshof limestone hill chardonnay R240 glass R79
    creation viognier R290

     

    rosé
    vondeling rosé R190
    waterford rose-mary R270 glass R86
    babylonstoren mourvèdre rosé R290

     

    Red
    kleine zalze cellar carbernet sauvignon R250
    glass R82
    cavalli colt cabernet sauvignon R420
    diemersdal merlot R270 glass R88
    de grendal merlot R320
    tokara shiraz R270
    vrede en lust lady j syrah R340 glass R112
    warick the first lady pinotage R250 glass R82
    kanonkop kadette pinotage R290
    sutherland pinot noir R380
    waterford pecan stream pebble hill blend R220
    eikendal charisma blend R280 glass R92
    de toren délicate blend R390
    groot constantia constantia rood blend R390

     

  • breakfast

    banana split R96 
    banana, homemade seed & nut granola, vanilla yoghurt, almond nut butter, honey, fresh berries, mint, chia

    taco breakfast R128 
    soft shell tacos, scrambled eggs, streaky bacon, breakfast sausages, roasted cherry tomatoes, grilled onions, avo, parsley, coriander, spiced tomato salsa

    strapatsada R98
    scrambled eggs, roasted cherry tomatoes, coriander yoghurt, roasted red pepper, feta, spring onion, cumin, coriander, crispy tortilla

    salads

    pistachio chicken R144
    chicken breast, grilled zucchini, grilled broccoli, green beans, roasted red pepper, pistachio & herb salsa, feta, red onion, butter lettuce, tomato chips

    healthy greek salad R106
    quinoa, rocket, micro greens, cherry tomatoes, pine nuts, cucumber, red onion, feta, kalamata olives, parsley, mint, dill, gem lettuce, cumin, oregano, dehydrated tomato chips, lemon vinaigrette, hummus

    soft shell tacos

    beef tacos R168
    grilled rump, toasted soft taco shell, grilled corn, cherry tomatoes, coriander, spring onion, chilli tomato labneh, lime, spiced tomato salsa

    prawn taco R212
    grilled sriracha honey prawns, toasted soft taco shell, guacamole, red onion, cherry tomatoes, coriander, crème fraîche, cumin chilli salt

    mains

    roasted cauliflower steak (vegan) R98
    roasted red pepper and cauliflower purée, cauliflower, sumac, pine nuts, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, coriander, red onion, lemon vinaigrette, crispy tortilla

    toasted melrose boulevard burger R146
    smashed beef patty, grilled onion, cheddar cheese, gherkins, tomato, red onion, gem lettuce, toasted brioche bun, sweet & sour, mayo, fries

    bellas chicken R112
    chicken breasts, roasted cherry tomatoes, napoletana, roasted red peppers, basil, green beans,
    feta, chopped parsley
    choice of fries or basmati rice

    prawn plate R386
    12 prawns, lemon butter sauce, parsley, fries

    t-bone steak R224
    500g t-bone, cherry tomato & basil salsa, inova potatoes

    harry's reuben R156
    beef pastrami, emmental cheese, tomato, sauerkraut, gherkins, cocktail dressing, village bread

    pasta

    j's puttanesca R118
    linguine, cherry tomatoes, red onion, garlic, olives, capers, parsley, lemon

     

    desserts

    millionaires tart R72
    salted caramel, dark chocolate ganache, chocolate crumb, vanilla bean ice cream, maldon salt

    doxa's moist chocolate slice R78
    candied cashew nuts, chocolate sauce, ice cream

    melrose

    shop 14, the piazza, melrose arch,
    melrose, johannesburg

    phone: +27 11 684 1781
    +27 11 568 5488

    email: melrose@tashascafe.com

    monday - sundays : 7.00am - 9.00pm

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