Empire is open every Wednesday evening too Jun09

Empire is open every Wednesday evening too

“Gourmet” burgers we’re proud of. We sell burgers every day, because that’s what you want, apparently. Wednesday evenings we try a little harder. Flat rolls we make right here (no soy). Big, crispy onion rings, Empire-made mayonnaise, potato chips, hand made, bread free burger patties, all our in house sauces, our own pickles, a great tranche of crispy iceberg lettuce for moisture and texture. This is the burger we’ve put together for you. We have ostrich, lamb, beef, free range chicken breast or a vegetarian patty made from channa flour (chickpea) and roast vegetables. The sauce options are: MonkeyGland,...

Books books books Nov09

Books books books

These days I Google as much as I read books for recipes and method improvement. The books on this shelf get a lot of usage still though, especially when I’m teaching interns and new cooks. My favourite is by James Peterson,”Sauces”. It’s very well written and...

Empire Rainbow Aug21

Empire Rainbow

Empire Nights May23

Empire Nights

Hiya. Thursday and Saturday evenings Empire is once again open for dinner. We have an excellent selection of dishes – bring your lover, bring your buddy. Internet access will be available to diners only, we have a 4Mg  “low contention” line. You know you want to – we...

A busy season! Jan21

A busy season!

Empire has had an excellent season – things got insane for a while for the first two weeks of January! It’s pretty cool to see the “annual locals” each year. Some return each year from Europe/UK bust most simply return from Over-Vaal :D. We’re in our tenth year...

Rogue missile strike at Empire Cafe in Muizenberg Jan05

Rogue missile strike at Empire Cafe in Muizenberg

Empire’s wooden fish is “under construction” Dec20

Empire’s woode...

Groundswell Surfboards ! Click here! :D Soon Empire will have it’s own wooden fish (and at a later date an “alaia” too). This one will be a quad 6’4″. MOST EXCELLENT! Click the link above and feel the glow...

Solo to the South Pole. Howard Fairbanks’ amazing journey Dec15

Solo to the South Po...

Please visit this blog : http://southpolesolohowardfairbank.blogspot.com/   Go read his blog. Go support the man. He is incredible. Strong inside and out. Dominique le Roux, of  Moonshine Media  is his “anchor” , based in Kalk Bay. He is able to communicate with us, through...

New Empire Cafe video! Dec02

New Empire Cafe vide...

Hiya. Jar Cafe has shot another video of Empire Cafe. As much as I hate being on camera (neckface!) I really love the look and feel they have created. It reinforces my work enjoyment as LOT. Click their link and see their other videos...

Surf * Beer * Food Nov18

Surf * Beer * Food

Every 4-6 weeks we host a movie night. These evenings include chicken wings, beer (sometimes a beer tasting) and a free movie. The goal is just to get the local crew together for a beer and a laugh. We have held two so far. Both have enjoyed excellent attendance and it seems we are on to a...

Knead Bakery’s...

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