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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 2017-18

Soups

6.00€
Harira
The classic Morroccan vegetable & chickpea soup, slightly spicy
5.90€
Chorba
A tasty tomato soup made with fresh basil and cream. Served chilled or hot
6.00€
Chaouen
A traditional soup from the Rif mountains with lamb, tomato, onion, bulgur wheat, pepper and a touch of ginger

Salads

6.90€
Tabulé
A lebanese speciality of parsley, tomato, mint, onion & bulghur wheat.
8.90€
Palmyra Salad
Aubergine, black garlic, greek yogurt and chilli with fresh basil, dill and tarragon
7.30€
Fez
Tomato, cucumber, feta and black olives.
7.50€
Khadi´s salad
A warm salad prepared with whole grain wheat, chicken, red & green pepper,fresh peas and cherry tomatoes (Vegetarian option without chicken)
8.00€
Imlil
A warm salad of caramelised celery, cherry tomatoes and spinach with honey and black sesame

Mezze (Starters)

7.90€
Mezze del Califa -­‐ Our recomendation
A selection of our favourite appetizers -­‐ Falafel (2 pieces), Hummus, Babaganoush, Tabule, Feta cheese & Marrakesh salad.
8.90€
Chef’s mezze
Breuat, Malfouk, Crispy goat’s cheese warka, Taratour (cream of tahini, garlic and yoghurt), Manouri cheese grilled.
7.50€
Aleppo
A warm salad of caramelised aubergine, tomatoes, pine nuts & fresh mint yoghurt.
8.60€
Crispy ‘warka’ rolls (4 pieces)
Filled with goat’s cheese & crushed walnuts. Served with yoghurt sauce
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)
7.80€
Malfouk (4 pieces)
Crispy roll stuffed with seasonal vegetables & lightly spiced.
7.50€
Falafel
Croquettes of chickpeas lightly spiced and served with a yoghurt sauce.
6.90€
Hummus
Cream of chickpeas with garlic, lemon, olive oil & sesame sauce.
6.90€
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.
13.80€
Lamb Kebabs
Served with grilled potatoes, garnish & a choice of spicy or yoghurt sauces.
15.50€
Mounia´s chicken with ginger
Oven roasted chicken leg with caramelised ginger and sufa of semola with raisins adn almonds
18.00€
Saffron baked leg of lamb
Tender leg of lamb slow baked and served with caramelised apple or quince depending on season.
12.80€
Shish Taouk
Lebanese style chicken brochettes Lemon marinated chicken with basmati rice, side salad & a mild curry sauce.
12.50€
Magluba
An oven-­‐baked dish of minced beef, aubergines, rice and a mint yogurt sauce.
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.

Tagines

Moroccan specialities cooked in a clay pot at low heat with aromatic spices.
14.50€
Lamb tagine
Slow cooked lamb with seasonal vegetables & almonds.
13.00€
Chicken tagine
Prepared with Damascan lemons, olives & potato
15.50€
Tagine Rif
A winter beef tagine with caramelised pumpkin, figs and walnuts
18.00€
Milojia
An egyptian speciality of stewed lamb served with Okra, delicately spiced with a hint of ginger, black pepper and saffron
13.00€
Vegetable tagine withs seasonal local vegetables and almonds

Fish specialities

18.00€
Tagra from Tangiers (Ask for availability)
Fresh ‘borriquete’ (red bass) slow cooked in a clay tagine with olives, lemon and red and green peppers
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.
15.50€
Chicken Cous Cous
Organic chicken cous cous lightly spiced with winter vegetables
16.00€
Dawood basha cous cous
Arabic meatballs with cous cous and steamed 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.
13.80€
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.
16.50€
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.
5.50€
Pistachio kulfi with hot chocolate sauce
An egyptian pastry made with shredded wheat and filled with pistachio nuts, dried fruits 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.
5.50€
Crumble de manzana
Apples, raisins, almonds and touch of cinamon served warm with cream
4.20€
Greek yoghurt with orange blossom honey from Vejer
4.00€
Seasonal fruit from the province.

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