In the past people would talk about the events they attended, who they saw there, the over-the-top décor and flower arrangements and which event was bigger, brasher, better. Recent years, economic conditions, and tighter budgets have brought us back to the inner circle. This means spending time with close friends and family, enjoying local places, local food producers and more intimate events. In the hectic daily lives we lead we get far more joy out of spending time with those people that mean the world to us rather than every associate and acquaintance we know, just to get the guest list right.
These types of events require just the right space. Somewhere that feels like home but has impeccable service and delicious food; the perfect ambiance, lighting and acoustics – no one likes shouting at their partner at a dinner party! A venue where a team will take all the admin of hosting an event into their own hands and ensure that when you arrive, everything is ‘just right’.
Clico fits perfectly into this space. The unique and diverse restaurant is ideal for smaller events of up to 40 people. Comfortable upholstered chairs provide a touch of opulence and comfort that will keep your guests right where you want them. The large sliding doors allow for a semi alfresco atmosphere and invites the outside in. For smaller parties, the restaurant has glass stack doors which can divide the space into two sizes, so as not to make a smaller party feel lost in a bigger space.
With the idea of local in mind, the creative kitchen team use only seasonal, organic and local ingredients in the European-style cooking of the popular six course tasting menu. The chefs work closely with guests to develop and prepare menus for their functions that are suited to every palate. They also offer exceptional wine pairings with boutique wineries with whom they have established relationships. If there is anyone on your guest list that is vegan, banting or pescatarian, the Clico team will ensure their meal matches their dietary requirements without compromising on quality or taste.
Clico has become one of the top spots in Joburg for proposals, which is testimony to the relaxed and romantic atmosphere that they provide …… which is why the next time you want the perfect venue to celebrate a birthday, engagement, christening or wedding, or a fabulous meal with friends, Clico Restaurant must be on the top of your list.