Relax, Al Fresco & Indulge At KCC La Vie En Rose in Houghton


A tranquil sanctuary away from the bustling city, the charming KCC La Vie en Rose Restaurant at the Killarney Country Club is one of those special and delightful al fresco dining spots in Joburg that offers more than a simple dining experience.

Perfect for those warm spring and hot summer days, the KCC La Vie en Rose is a lovely garden restaurant located on the Killarney Country Club’s grounds, surrounded by lush lawns and massive trees adorned with sparkling fairy lights under which you can dine al fresco. The building looks onto the garden and has floor-to-ceiling windows and stacking doors, ideal for brightening up the space with natural light. and once you step indoors, you can expect to see wrought iron balustrades and a light, airy, modern interior. The core philosophy of this beautiful hidden gem is to view life through rose-tinted glasses, paying attention to life’s positives, beauty and delights.

KCC La Vie en Rose

The alfresco dining area lends itself to functions with a free-standing stage and a special L-shaped bench section, complete with soft cushions for informal gatherings. If you’re planning a party, baby shower, celebration or corporate lunch, the restaurant will be more than happy to cater to your needs to make it a success.

The restaurant itself can accommodate 300 guests and the staff is set to grow to 60 to continue providing the attention to detail and smooth function handling they are known for. With plenty of room, beautiful gardens, delectable cuisine and lovely features throughout this space, it makes for a beautiful backdrop and setting for your special occasions and celebrations.

KCC La Vie en Rose

When it comes to their menu, there is definitely something to delight all different preferences and taste buds. No matter what you’re craving, there’s bound to be the perfect dish on the menu that’s sure to satisfy. Think along the lines of indulgent and hearty pasta dishes, moreish homemade burgers, light and flavourful wraps, decadent waffles with all the toppings you could ever imagine, fresh and filling salads, and scrumptious breakfasts to start off your day on a high note.

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Image from KCC La Vie en Rose.

But lets start from the very beginning. Once you’ve been seated, the first order of your visit it so get a drink to whet your appetite. Their drinks menu offers their guests a variety cold drinks, coffee and a wide variety of teas. For something refreshing, try their homemade Iced Tea, and they also offer an extensive cocktail menu, along with wines and bubbly for those afternoon visits.

As for the meals, they have a a delicious selection to choose from, you’ll feel spoilt for choice! For starters, try their delicious Chicken Livers, pan-fried in homemade Moroccan-style Napolitana sauce, with a dash of cream and crispy ciabatta, or tuck into a vegetarian dish like their homemade cheesy Spinach and Artichoke Wontons. Delicious!

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Image from KCC La Vie en Rose.

Moving onto the mains, the Crispy Fried Chicken Fillets served with homemade waffle with a tasty sriracha mayo and the Penne Pasta with roasted pine nuts swirled in creamy basil pesto are winners. Another thing we love from their menu is the option to build your own salad! you are given a wide list of ingredients where you tick up to 12 delicious ingredients. And last but certainly not least, for something sweet, absolute musts include their deep-fried Oreos and the phyllo pastry-filled Toblerone.

The menu always evolves and brings in new dishes to tickle your taste buds, but don’t fret, their old and popular crowd-pleasers remain (this includes the deep-fried Toblerone and homemade burgers we were talking about).

KCC La Vie en Rose

For More Information

For more information about KCC La Vie en Rose or to make a booking, call them on (011) 268 6144, or click here for book a function.

KCC La Vie en Rose is open seven days a week. Trading hours on Monday are from 07:00 to 16:00, and from Tuesday to Sunday the restaurant welcomes diners from 07:00 to 22:00.

Address: 60 Fifth Street, Lower Houghton, Johannesburg.

Don’t forget to follow them on their social media platforms for the latest offerings, menu additions, news and events.

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7 thoughts on “Relax, Al Fresco & Indulge At KCC La Vie En Rose in Houghton

  1. No decent restaurants in my area, as I just turned 50 this would be such a fabulous treat my husband and I.

  2. Stunning Restaurant!

    Would love to have dinner @ La Vie en Rose and experience the “Fine Dining experience”.

  3. Sad loss to Illovo – great gain to Killarney – would love to see what we are missing out on!

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