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Plaza de España, 16
Vejer de la Frontera
Cádiz 11150
Spain
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Open all day from 1100 for teas, coffees & pastries.
Lunch 1300 to 1600
Dinner 1930 to 2300
Open every day
Open all year

El Jardín Menu

  • Delicious, wholesome and sustainable

 

Califa Winter Menu 2018

Soups

6.00€
Harira
The classic Morroccan vegetable & chickpea soup, slightly spicy
6.20€
Fennel soup with croutons of haloumi cheese
Served chilled or hot
6.00€
Lentil soup
Red lentil soup with fresh mint and paprika

Salads

9.30€
Palmyra Salad
Aubergine, black garlic, greek yogurt and chilli with fresh basil, dill and tarragon
6.90€
Tabulé
A lebanese speciality of parsley, tomato, mint, onion & bulghur wheat.
7.50€
Meknés
Roasted aubergines with tomato, onion, mint and pomegrante
7.50€
Baalbek
Tomato, cucumber, labaneh cheese, black olives and za´atar

Mezze (Starters)

8.80€
Mezze del Califa -­‐ Our recomendation
A selection of our favourite appetizers -­‐ Falafel (2 pieces), Hummus, Babaganoush, Tabule, Feta cheese & Marrakesh salad.
9.20€
Chef’s mezze
Breuat, Malfouk, Crispy goat’s cheese warka, Taratour (cream of tahini, garlic and yoghurt), Manouri cheese grilled.
7.80€
Aleppo
A warm salad of caramelised aubergine, tomatoes, pine nuts & fresh mint yoghurt.
7.80€
Breuats (4 pieces)
Triangles of crispy ‘warka’ pastry filled with mincemeat spiced with Ras al-­‐hanout and Taratour (cream of tahini, garlic and yoghurt)
8.60€
Breuats with labaneh and wainuts
Crispy breuats triangles filled with labaneh cheese and walnuts served
7.80€
Malfouk (2 pieces)
Crispy roll stuffed with seasonal vegetables & lightly spiced.
7.50€
Falafel
Croquettes of chickpeas lightly spiced and served with a yoghurt sauce.
7.00€
Hummus
Cream of chickpeas with garlic, lemon, olive oil & sesame sauce.
7.00€
Babaganoush
A cream of smoked aubergines with yoghurt, garlic and lemon.

Specialities of the Chef

9.60€
Chargrilled Vegetables with grilled Manouri
Seasonal local produce freshly prepared & served with grilled sheep’s cheese & a choice of yoghurt & apple sauces.
12.50€
Magluba
An oven-­‐baked dish of minced beef, aubergines, rice and a mint yogurt sauce.
15.50€
Chicken leg with warakarish
Stuffed chicken leg with wine leaves and spices rice. Served with vegetable garnish and sauce
21.00€
Roast leg of lamb filled with figs, apricots and prunes
Tender leg of lamb slow cooked and served with aubergine stuffed with almonds
8.50€
Lamb Kibbe(3 pieces)
A lebanese classic of croquettes of minced lamb with bulgur wheat, cumin and hint of cloves
17.00€
Pastela
One of Morocco’s most famous dishes Fine ‘warka’ pastry filled with chicken, almonds & cinammon served with a sweet almond sauce.
16.50€
Vegetarian pastela from the oven
A Gujarati recipe with morroccan spices. Prepared with potatoes and peas and served with mango chutney.
11.00€
Ataïf of tuna
A light pan fried "warka" pancake filled with onion, feta cheese and tuna. A classic dish from Lebanon

Tagines

Moroccan specialities cooked in a clay pot at low heat with aromatic spices.
15.00€
Chestnut tagine with lamb
A stew of slow cooked lamb with chestnuts and raisins
16.00€
Tagine Rif
Retinto beef with caramelised pumpkin, figs and walnuts
15.00€
Lamb and vegetable tagine
Slow cooked lamb with seasonal vegetables & almonds.
13.00€
Chicken tagine with lemon
Prepared with Damascan lemons, olives & potato
13.00€
Vegetable tagine withs seasonal local vegetables and almonds

Fish specialities

15.50€
Sea bass kebab on the barbecue with Ras-al-Hanout spices
Served with rice and prawn sauce
17.50€
Sea bass tagine
Slow cooked tagine with sea bass and saffron with seasonal vegetables (Please ask for availability)
16.00€
Monkfish brochette
Morroccan style brochette of monkfish & tiger prawns grilled with red & green pepper. Served with rice and an almond and parsley sauce.

Cous Cous

This slow cooked North African favourite is served in a traditional clay ‘Tagine’ and served with steamed cracked wheat. Almost all of our vegetables (depending on season) are
certified organic
17.00€
Classic lamb Cous Cous
The traditional recipe. Slow cooked lamb with vegetables.
17.00€
Beef & fruit Cous Cous
Prepared with ‘Retinto’ beef and compote of onions & caramelised raisins.
16.00€
Dawood Basha
Arabic meatballs with cous cous lightly spiced with winter vegetables
15.50€
Chicken Cous Cous
Organic chicken cous cous lightly spiced with winter vegetables
14.00€
Vegetable Cous Cous

The Barbecue

Our first quality meat is served with rice or potatoes and a garnish. Choose one of our sauces to accompany your dish.

The barbecue will be closed at lunch Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.
12.80€
Shish Taouk - Lebanese style chicken brochettes
Lemon marinated chicken with basmati rice, side salad & a mild curry sauce
14.00€
Lamb kebabs
Served with grilled potatoes, garnish & a choice of spicy or yoghurt sauces.
17.00€
Entrecôte of Retinto beef with grilled potatoes
Organically certified beef from the province of Cádiz.
16.70€
Lamb chops moroccan style with muhamarra
Served with basmati rice, a vegetable garnish and muhamarra sauce of red peppers and walnuts.
17.00€
Iberian pork ‘Secreto’ cut
Fillets of acorn fed iberian pork from Andalucía with grilled potatoes.
27.00€
Barbecue mixed grill
Our Morroccan barbecue special with a chicken brochette, lamb kebab, Iberian pork ‘secreto’, lamb chops and spicy ‘merguez’ sausages. Served with grilled potatoes, garnish and 3 sauces. (Also available as a half portion)
14.80€
Lebanese style barbecued chicken *
A lebanese classic marinated with garlic & lemon. Served with basmati rice and an almond, garlic and parsley sauce. * Organic
14.00€
Kefta bisinyah
Spicy minced beef on the barbecue served with rice, garnish and tahini sauce.

A selection of sauces

Home made desserts

All our cakes, pastries and desserts are made here at the Jardín del Califa. In our recipes we organic
flours, sugar and eggs.
4.80€
Arabic pastries (4 pieces)
A variety of morroccan pastries with almonds, dates, honey, walnuts, pistachios...
5.20€
Backlava siria (3 uds.)
A middle eastern classic made with layers of fine pastry, dried fruits and honey.
4.50€
Chapakiya (3 uds)
Rose shaped morrocan pastry with sesame and honey
5.80€
Chocolate and tahini fondant with vanilla Kulfi
4.90€
Tarta de chocolate con plátano
Chocolate and banana sponge cake.
5.50€
Tarta del Sultán
An exotic cheesecake of dates and almonds served with a date sauce.
5.50€
Delicia del Califa
Our own cinnamon ice cream served on a light crêpe with a fresh mint sauce.
4.20€
Greek yoghurt with orange blossom honey from Vejer
4.00€
Seasonal fruit from the province.
5.50€
Saffron Ice Cream with Amina´s pistachio biscuits

Teas & coffees

2.30€
Té marroquí
The classic moroccan tea infused with fresh mint, green tea, sugar and a hint of rose water.
3.00€
Royal Tea
Green tea with finest saffron
2.40€
100% arabica with oregano & cinnamon.
2.40€
100% arabica with cardamom & cinnamon.
1.50€
Latte / Latte macchiato
1.50€
Café solo / Expreso
1.80€
Carajillo (con brandy)
1.90€
Capuccino
2.80€
Capuccino San Francisco (con brandy)
1.90€
Café Bombón
2.00€
Peppermint herbal tea
2.00€
Tila (a granel) Lime flower tea
2.00€
Lemon Verbena
2.00€
English Tea (Twinings)
2.00€
Té Earl Grey (Twinings)
2.00€
Camommile Tea

Brandys & Olorosos de la provincia

4.80€
Brandy Carlos III
7.00€
Brandy Carlos I
4.80€
Brandy Magno
5.80€
Brandy Fernando de Castilla
2.80€
Oloroso seco (Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosía)
2.60€
Aranda Cream (Bodegas Alvaro Domecq)
4.50€
Pedro Ximénez 1730
4.50€
Pedro Ximénez GC (Bodegas Gutiérrez Colosía)
1.80€
Vino de naranja (Bodegas Gallardo,Vejer)

Digestivos

5.50€
Amaretto di Saronno
5.50€
Baileys / Drambuie
9.50€
Macallan 12 yrs.
9.50€
Knockando 12 yrs.
5.00€
Pacharán
Sloe and anis liqueur
4.50€
Ron Miel o Licor de Hierbas
4.80€
Licor de Bellota
Acorn liqueur
4.00€
Apple or Blackberry liqueur without alcohol
5.50€
Licor 43 / Cointreau Anis dulce o seco
4.50€
Sweet o dry anise
5.00€
Pernod
5.50€
Vodka caramelo

10.00% VAT included