main-image
Book a table
Plaza de España, 16
Vejer de la Frontera
Cádiz 11150
Spain
View on Map
Opening 5 June See text for June opening hours

El Jardín Menu

  • Delicious, wholesome and sustainable

Enjoy our summer menu using the finest local produce

 

Soups

Hot or chilled - enjoy a soup in our garden.
6.00€
Harira (V)
The classic Morroccan vegetable & chickpea soup, slightly spicy (spicy)
5.90€
Gazpacho (V)
A refreshing summer soup from this area. Chilled with a hint of mint.
6.20€
Peach or pea soup. (V)
5.90€
Airan (V)
Lebanese chilled yoghurt soup with mint and cucumber

Salads

Super salads using the freshest local produce.
9.30€
Palmyra Salad (V)
Aubergine, black garlic, greek yogurt and chilli with fresh basil, dill and tarragon
6.90€
Tabulé Libanés (V)
A lebanese speciality of parsley, tomato, mint, onion & bulghur wheat.
8.00€
Beetroot salad (V)
Grilled beet salad with whipped feta, hazelnut dukkah and caramelized orange with saffron.
8.00€
Zulema
Avocado,apple and langoustine with a date sauce
7.50€
Meknes (V)
Roasted aubergines with tomato, onion, mint and pomegrante.
7.50€
Baalbek (V)
Tomato, cucumber, labaneh cheese, black olives and za´atar

Mezze (Starters)

Classic starters from the Middle East. Try our mixed plates or fill your table with a bounty of dishes.
8.80€
Mezze del Califa -­‐ Our recomendation (V)
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 (V)
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 (V)
Crispy breuats triangles filled with labaneh cheese and walnuts served with a za'atar sauce.
8.50€
Lamb Kibbe(3 pieces)
A lebanese classic of croquettes of minced lamb with bulghur wheat, cumin, turmeric and a hit of cloves (spicy)
7.80€
Malfouk (2 pieces) (V)
Crispy roll stuffed with seasonal vegetables & lightly spiced.
7.50€
Falafel (V)
Croquettes of chickpeas lightly spiced and served with a yoghurt sauce.
7.20€
Warakarish (V)
A middle eastern classic of vine leaves stuffed with rice & spices.
7.00€
Hummus (V)
Cream of chickpeas with garlic, lemon, olive oil & sesame sauce.
7.00€
Babaganoush (V)
A cream of smoked aubergines with yoghurt, garlic and lemon.

Specialities of the Chef

Classic favourites from the Califa kitchen.
9.60€
Chargrilled Vegetables with grilled Manouri
Seasonal local produce freshly prepared & served with grilled sheep’s cheese & a choice of yoghurt & apple sauces. (vegetarian)
12.50€
Magluba
An oven-­‐baked dish of minced beef, aubergines, rice and a mint yogurt sauce.
21.00€
Saffron baked leg of lamb
Tender leg of lamb slow cooked with almonds and served with caramelised apple or quince depending on season (spicy)
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 (V)
A Gujarati recipe with morroccan spices. Prepared with potatoes and peas and served with mango chutney.
11.50€
Ataif
A light pan fried ‘warka’ pancake filled with onion, feta cheese and tuna. A classic dish from Lebanon.
15.50€
Chicken Sufa
Lightly spiced chicken with morroccan sufa noodles, raisins and almonds.
17.00€
Seafood M'hencha
Spiral puff pastry filled with white fish, cuttlefish and prawns in their own sauce

Tagines

Moroccan specialities cooked in a clay pot at low heat with aromatic spices.
15.80€
Tagine Oasis
An exotic beef tagine with spiced pineapple and prunes.
14.50€
Chicken tagine with fennel and orange
16.80€
Tagine Oriental
Organic beef tagines with prunes and quail’s eggs.
15.50€
Lamb and vegetable tagine
Slow cooked lamb with seasonal vegetables & almonds. (contains nuts)
13.50€
Chicken tagine with lemon
Prepared with Damascan lemons, olives & potato
13.00€
Vegetable tagine withs seasonal local vegetables and almonds (V)
Prepared with seasonal local vegetables garnished with almonds.

Fish specialities

18.00€
Tagra from Tangiers
Fresh ‘borriquete’ (red bass) slow cooked in a clay tagine with olives, lemon and red and green peppers. (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.
17.00€
Seafood M'hencha
Spiral puff pastry filled with white fish, cuttlefish and prawns in their own 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
17.00€
Moulay Bousselham
From Morrocco’s Atlantic coast comes this dish of Sea Bass with vegetables and coriander.
14.00€
Vegetable Cous Cous (V)
Lightly spiced.

The Barbecue

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