Proud Mary, nestled in the heart of Rosebank’s foodie district, is one of the most popular restaurants in South Africa. A modern mid-century-inspired all-day eatery and wine bar to suit every taste. Be transported back to an era of luxurious mid-century dining spaces with a contemporary spin.

From the moment you walk in, you are met with a warm and inviting atmosphere. The interior is carefully designed with modern decor, including luxurious marble tables, bespoke cutlery, and beautiful artwork adorning the walls. The attentive staff are friendly and always available to help, creating a pleasant and relaxed environment for your dining experience.

Their extensive menu celebrates cuisines from the world over — offering a refined, casual, and modern approach to dining. For wine lovers, their wine philosophy is all about supporting small-batch, local, and independent wineries, showcasing exemplary and unusual wines at superb price points. Join them for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week and experience a sense of luxurious escapism that is as chic as it is comfortable.

The menu features a delicious variety of dishes, including XO Prawns, Seafood Linguine, Fillet Mignon, and much more. The portions are generous, and the flavors are always spot on. If you’re looking for a special night out or a cozy spot to do a bit of light work, Proud Mary Restaurant is a great choice. Make sure to book a table in advance, as the restaurant does get quite busy.

Proud Mary Breakfast Menu

The breakfast menu consists of fruits & grains, sweet breakfast, eggs, toast, bagels, and cocktails.

Fruits & Grains

ItemIngredientsPrice (R)
Fresh Fruit Bowl VNo specific details were provided, likely a variety of fresh fruitsR 80
Proud Mary Granola BowlToasted granola, fresh fruit, orange blossom honey, double-thick yogurt (N)R 88
Poached Pear Oats VGOat milk-soaked oats, poached pear & apple crumble, caramelized banana, blueberries, coconut flakesR 80

Sweet Breakfast

ItemIngredientsPrice (R)
French ToastSourdough french toast, hot maple syrup, seasonal fruit, mascarpone, coconut flakesR 90
Belgian WaffleChocolate torte, macerated strawberries, vanilla gelato, chocolate sauceR 95
Buttermilk HotcakesCaramelized banana, crispy bacon, whipped ricotta, hot maple syrup, berry compote, butterscotch toasted walnutsR 95

Eggs

ItemIngredientsPrice (R)
Cafe OmeletteClassic omelet with toast + additions of your choiceR 65
Two Eggs Your WayScrambled, Poached, Fried with toast + additions of your choiceR 55

Additions

Additions and ToppingsPrice (R)
Confit TomatoR 10
Fried OnionR 10
Spring OnionR 10
Sautéed SpinachR 20
Smokey BeansR 20
CheddarR 25
FetaR 25
HaloumiR 25
AvoR 25
Field MushroomsR 25
Goats CheeseR 25
Crispy BaconR 25
Smoked Hickory HamR 30
Pork SausageR 30
Smoked Salmon TroutR 50

Toasts

ToastsIngredientsPrice (R)
Smashed Avo VGChilli flakes, red onion, lemon, rocketR 90
Mushroom & Spinach VGTeriyaki grilled brown mushrooms, rocket & baby spinach, chili garlic & spring onion tomato salsa.R 98
Salmon Scrambled EggsCrème Fraiche & chive scrambled eggs, smoked salmon trout, dillR 125
Bacon & AvoCrispy bacon, avocado, jalapeño cream cheese, tomato gremolataR 95
Toasted CroissantScrambled egg, crispy bacon, grilled cheddarR 90

Bagels

BagelsIngredientsPrice (R)
Smoked SalmonLemon cream cheese, capers, red onion, tomato, watercress & dill on a poppy seed bagelR 120
Bacon & EggStreaky bacon, fried egg, bourbon bacon jam, cheddar, watercress & pickled relish mayo on a plain bagelR 100

Brunch

ItemIngredientsPrice (R)
Mary’s BennysEnglish muffin, hollandaise & poached eggs with a choice of
– Smoked Hickory Ham Togarashi, chorizo crumble
– Smoked Salmon Sauteed spinach, dill oil, trout roe

R 100
R 145
Bombay Frittata (VG)Lightly curried tofu & potato frittata, baby spinach, Cape Malay coconut sauce, crispy onions, and fresh sambals.R 105
Green Shakshuka (V)Baked eggs, coal-roasted green vegetables, dill, spring onion, sumac, chili oil, and coconut yogurt.R 100
Red Shakshuka (V)Za’atar baked eggs, harissa roasted tomatoes, red peppers, sweet potato, and onions.R 95
Turkish Eggs (V)Poached eggs on lachha paratha, chili chimichurri, lemon yogurt, fresh dill, za’atarR 110
Asian OmeletteSugar-cured prawn & kimchi open omelet, feta, sprouts, coriander, spring onion, chili oilR 125
Salmon RoyaléSweet potato & kale rosti, smoked salmon trout, grilled halloumi, avo, oven-roasted tomatoes, two poached eggs, caper & chive hollandaise.R 150
Croque MadameGrilled ham & cheese brioche french toast, topped with a fried egg, béchamel sauce, Gruyère & Parmesan cheeseR 125
Proud EnglishCrispy bacon, pork sausage, grilled mushrooms, smokey beans, oven-roasted tomatoes, two eggs your way, toastR 140
Breakfast BurgerBeef patty 150g, tomato relish, cheddar, rocket, fried onions, bacon, mayo, fried egg, soft bun, triple fried chipsR 135
Steak Egg & Bravas28-Day wet-aged sirloin 200g, poached or fried egg, wagyu fat patatas bravas, confit tomato relish, aioliR 145

Breakfast Cocktails

CocktailsDescriptionPrice (R)
Proud Bloody Marywith vodkaR 95
MimosaBubbly & orange juiceR 105
ValentinaNon-alcoholic bubbly, cranberry & orange juiceR 65

Proud Mary Lunch & Dinner Menu

The lunch and dinner menu includes nibbles, bar plates, oysters, small plates, weekday lunch plates, salads, cafe plates, etc.

Nibbles & Bar Plates

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Mary’s Olives VGRosemary, garlic, chilli marinadeR 65
Manchego Arancini VCrispy fried tomato arancini filled with Manchego cheese. Pesto dipR 80
White AnchoviesMarinated white anchovies with apple, pear, celery & fennel salsa. Green olive oil & honey dressing. Turkish toastR 120
Bread & ButterFreshly baked bread & olive grissini, honey & orange thyme butterR 40
Cheese Plate VManchego, Cremonzola & Camembert cheeses. Smoked grapes, honey-drizzled pears & tomato chili chutney. Lavash crackersR 105
CharcuterieProsciutto, Coppa & Salami cured meats. Pickles, olives & tomato-rubbed sourdough toastR 115

Oysters

ItemPrice (per two)Price (per dozen)
Thai Nam JimR 85R 480
MignonetteR 80R 440

Small Plates

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Tempura Mushroom VGFried shimeji mushrooms, vegan kewpie mayo, chili & tomato chutney, fresh coriander, togarashiR 95
Miso Broccoli VTenderstem broccoli, misoyaki butter, veloute, olive grissini pangratataR 65
Artichoke Hearts VGLemon & olive oil marinated artichoke hearts, baked in the coal oven. Fennel, grapefruit & mint salad with sumacR 90
Teriyaki ChickenGrilled chicken thighs marinated in teriyaki. Sesame seeds, spring onion, daikon & sproutsR 120
Burrata Salad VOlive oil & lemon marinated burrata, candied stonefruit, roasted walnuts, red onion, dill oilR 125
Salmon CrudoSalmon sashimi dressed in lemon vinaigrette, spring onion, capers, chili, orange & lemongrass zestR 150
Crispy SquidFried calamari, sweet & sour tamari glaze, jalapeno, toasted coconutR 120
BBQ OctopusGrilled gochujang octopus, salsa macha, kewpie mayo, pickled leeks, bonito flakesR 135
XO PrawnsCoal-oven prawns, XO butter (N) *porkR 145
Nuoc Cham Pork BellyCaramelized chili & lime pork belly, roasted peanuts, leek & cucumber salad with lime dressing (N)R 80
Lamb KoftaSpicy lamb koftas, garlic labneh, green chilli, lemonR 125
Jamon CroquetasCrispy confit pork belly croquetas, prosciutto, aioliR 95

Weekday Lunch Plates

ItemPrice (R)Description
Kale & Lemon Rigatoni VR 125Rigatoni pasta in a kale & lemon cream with ricotta gremolata, parsley & basil oil
Salmon FishcakesR 175Panko crumbed salmon fishcakes. Apple, fennel & pea salad with watercress,
spring onion, toasted sesame seeds & pickled ginger. Mustard aioli
Steak, Egg & BravasR 145Coal-fired sirloin 200g, wagyu fat patatas bravas, confit tomato, aioli
poached/fried egg
Pepperonata & Tomato Sandwich VGR 80Grilled peppers, semi-dried tomatoes, roasted mushrooms & smoked
paprika mayo on toasted sourdough. Add fior di latte mozzarella R 40
Porcini Sirloin SandwichR 115200g Grilled sirloin steak & seared porcini mushrooms with tomato
chutney & mustard mayo on toasted sourdough
Chicken Pesto SandwichR 110Grilled sundried tomato chicken breasts, lemon-dressed rocket, red onion,
roasted red pepper purée & herb pesto mayo on toasted sourdough

Salads

ItemPrice (R)Description
Falafel & Roast Vegetable VGR 135Chickpea falafels, roasted cauliflower, aubergine & butternut couscous salad
with baby spinach, avocado & citrus vinaigrette. Pea & cannellini bean hummus
Tuna TatakiR 195Sesame-crusted seared tuna steak. Pineapple, spring onion, red pepper, corn,
cucumber & mint cabbage slaw. Ponzu & sweet chili dressing
Chicken CaesarR 155Caesar-dressed baby gem lettuce, crispy bacon, anchovies, grilled chicken thighs,
onion, pecorino cheese, smashed egg mayo & roasted focaccia croutons

Cafe Plates

ItemPrice (R)Description
Tomato & Goat Cheese Risotto VR 175Roasted red pepper risotto, smoked tomato, goat cheese, fresh basil & dill,
marscapone & pecorino. Add prawns R 110
Mushroom Spanakopita VGR 140Caramelized mushroom & aubergine in crisp phyllo pastry. Artichoke & herb
leaf salad with mustard vinaigrette
Coal-Fired Vegetables VR 145Teriyaki smoked sweet potato, cumin & honey marinated butternut, green
harissa cauliflower, chilli-roasted leeks, red pepper couscous salad, garlic yogurt
Chicken OrzoR 225Moroccan spiced deboned chicken thighs, olive & tomato orzo pasta,
whipped feta, toasted almonds, peaches, coriander & mint
Seafood LinguiniR 265Prawns, mussels, line fish, chili, garlic, white wine, olive oil, red onion, fresh herbs
Seared SalmonR 345Thai black rice salad with pomegranates, fresh orange, dill & coconut. Citrus
butter dressing & yuzu crème fraiche
Grilled LinefishR 295Lemon butter braised peas, edamame, baby gem, toasted coconut flakes,
coriander & fresh lime
Moules FritesR 190West Coast mussels, white wine, garlic, lemon butter, mild chili broth.
Pappas fries & crusty sourdough
Pan-Roasted DuckR 320Roasted duck breast, tangerine jus, candied beetroot, caramelized sweet
potato fondant, roasted king oyster mushrooms, whipped sweet potato
Rib Eye FritesR 315Coal-fired rib eye, 300g. Béarnaise sauce, beef fat parmesan chips
Pork BellyR 250Confit pork belly, fennel & celery salad, pork croquettes, pork crackling, pickled borlotti beans, mustard & palm jus
Coal-Fired FilletR 315Beef fillet 300g, roasted dill carrots, roasted broccolini, confit potatoes, red wine jus, pickled onion petals
BBQ Cheese BurgerR 195Black Angus patty, double cheese, pickles, crunchy lettuce, onion, wholegrain mustard mayo. Triple fried chips & garlic aioli

Coal-Fired Oven

ItemPrice (R)Description
Chimichurri Lamb ChopsR 375Marinated, grilled lamb chops with chili feta & chimichurri sauce. Crispy potato
wedges & parsley butter
Harissa ChickenR 265Harissa spiced, deboned, half-baby chicken. Smoked chilli & caramelized pumpkin
wedge, rose-infused labneh, feta, toasted pumpkin seeds & paprika oil
Yuzu Lemon PrawnsR 4958 Queen prawns grilled in yuzu lemon butter with pan-fried sticky veg rice. Apple & watercress salad *sesame oil & seeds
Oven-Roasted Whole FishSQDaily selection of fresh whole fish. Orange pickled fennel salad. Allow 35 min

Specialty Cuts

ItemPrice (R)Description
Wagyu SteakR 895Local premium Wagyu Beef. Brûléed chimichurri bone marrow butter & choice of a side. Ask about today’s cut
T-BoneR 38521-day dry-aged 650g T-Bone. Wagyu fat potato wedges & peppercorn cream sauce
Rump PicanhaR 30521-day matured Black Angus 350g. Trinchado sauce, crispy potato wedges & roasted red pepper chimichurri
TomahawkR 73532-day dry-aged 1.2kg. Café de Paris butter, parmesan fries & peppercorn cream sauce. Allow 45 min

Additions

ItemPriceDescription
Green SaladR 45Green salad
Oven Roast VegetablesR 50With potato pavé
Sauteéd Baby SpinachR 55Brown butter leeks, garlic, lemon
Triple fried chipsR 35TriplefFried chips
Wagyu Fat Potato WedgesR 55Parmesan cream, wagyu béarnaise
SaucesR 45Mushroom Café Au Lait

Proud Mary Desserts Menu

ItemDescriptionPrice (R)
Strawberry MessPoached strawberries, gin jellies,* blancmange, coconut sorbet & torched lime meringuesR 105
Chocolate Caramel FondantDark chocolate fondant, caramel, chocolate soil, caramel popcorn, salted caramel gelatoR 100
Peaches & Cream Panna CottaYogurt panna cotta, mango jelly, passion fruit pearls, crumble, peach salsa, chantilly cream & vanilla bean gelatoR 90
Macaron Gelato SandwichEspresso gelato & mascarpone cream sandwiched between two chocolate macarons. Chocolate espresso pouring sauce.R 125
Coconut Brûlée CheesecakeVanilla cheesecake, white chocolate & coconut ganache, coconut gelatoR 95
Boozy Bon BonsLiqueur-filled, dark chocolate bonbons*R 65
Tropical Sorbet 3 ScoopsMango | Lemon | PassionfruitR 70
Gelato 3 ScoopsTurkish Delight | Ferrero Rocher (N) | Vegan Cinnamon Cookie DoughR 80
Cheese PlateArtisanal cheese, smoked grapes, honey-drizzled pears, tomato chili chutney & crackersR 105

Proud Mary Digestifs Menu

ItemPrice (R)
Villa Masa LimoncelloR 55
Wilderer Muscato GrappaR 65
Nonino Chardonnay GrappaR 140
De Krans Cape Vintage PortR 40
Sandeman Tawny Port 10 yrR 95
Scotch Alexander – Singleton 12Y, crème de cacao, cream, nutmegR 120
Espresso Martini – Ketel One Vodka, Kahlúa, espressoR 105
Cafe Racer – Glenfiddich 12Y, espresso, maple, cardamom, orange, unsweetened condensed milkR 120

Proud Mary Wines Menu

WinePrice (R)VarietalRegion
Joostenberg Late HarvestR 65CheninPaarl
ThelemaR 75MuscatStellenbosch
Beaumont Cape VintageR 80Tinta & PinotageWalker Bay
Vin De ConstanceR 200MuscatConstantia

Proud Mary Cafe Set Menu – R450

ItemDescription
Small Plates
Miso Broccoli (V)Tenderstem broccoli, misoyaki butter, veloute, olive grissini pangratata
Crispy CalamariFried calamari, sweet & sour tamari glaze, jalapeno, crispy curry leaves, toasted coconut
Teriyaki ChickenGrilled chicken thighs marinated in teriyaki. Sesame seeds, spring onion, daikon & sprouts
Nuoc Cham Pork BellyCaramelized chili & lime pork belly, roasted peanuts, leek & cucumber salad, lime dressing (N)
Choice of Mains
Coal-Fired VegetablesTeriyaki smoked sweet potato, cumin & honey marinated butternut, green harissa cauliflower, chili-roasted leeks, red pepper couscous salad, garlic yogurt.
Grilled LinefishLemon butter-braised peas, edamame, baby gem, toasted coconut flakes, coriander & fresh lime
Chicken OrzoMoroccan spiced deboned chicken thighs, olive & tomato orzo pasta, whipped feta, toasted almonds, peaches, coriander & mint (N)
BBQ Cheese BurgerBlack Angus patty, double cheese, pickles, crunchy lettuce, onion, wholegrain mustard mayo. Triple fried chips & garlic aioli

Mary’s Set Menu – R550

ItemDescription
CHOICE OF SMALL PLATES
Miso Broccoli (V)Tenderstem broccoli, misoyaki butter, veloute, olive grissini pangratata
Crispy CalamariFried calamari, sweet & sour tamari glaze, jalapeno, crispy curry leaves, toasted coconut
Teriyaki ChickenGrilled chicken thighs marinated in teriyaki. Sesame seeds, spring onion, daikon & sprouts
Nuoc Cham Pork BellyCaramelized chili & lime pork belly, roasted peanuts, leek & cucumber salad, lime dressing (N)
CHOICE OF MAINS
Tomato & Goat Cheese Risotto (V)Roasted red pepper risotto, smoked tomato, goat cheese, fresh basil & dill, mascarpone & pecorino
Harissa ChickenHarissa spiced, deboned, half-baby chicken. Smoked chili & caramelized pumpkin wedge, rose-infused labneh, feta, toasted pumpkin seeds, and paprika oil.
Grilled LinefishLemon butter braised peas, edamame, baby gem, toasted coconut flakes, coriander & fresh lime
Rib-Eye FritesCoal-fired rib eye, 300g. Béarnaise sauce, beef fat parmesan chips
CHOICE OF DESSERT
Coconut Brûlée CheesecakeVanilla cheesecake, white chocolate & coconut ganache, coconut ice-cream
Chocolate Brownie Torte (N)Hazelnut & dark chocolate torte, nougatine, creme patisserie, white chocolate snow, Tonka bean gelato

Proud Set Menu – R650

ItemDescription
CHOICE OF SMALL PLATES
Artichoke Hearts (VG)Citrus-marinated artichoke hearts baked in the coal oven. Fennel, grapefruit & mint salad with sumac
Teriyaki ChickenGrilled chicken thighs marinated in teriyaki. Sesame seeds, spring onion, daikon & sprouts
Crispy CalamariFried calamari, sweet & sour tamari glaze, jalapeno, crispy curry leaves, toasted coconut
Lamb KoftaSpicy lamb koftas, garlic labneh, green chili, lemon
CHOICE OF MAINS
Tomato & Goat Cheese Risotto (V)Roasted red pepper risotto, smoked tomato, goat cheese, fresh basil & dill, mascarpone & pecorino
Seared SalmonThai black rice salad with pomegranates, fresh orange, dill & coconut. Citrus butter dressing & yuzu crème fraiche
Coal-Fired FilletBeef fillet 300g, roasted dill carrots, roasted broccolini, confit potatoes, red wine jus, pickled onion petals
Chimichurri Lamb ChopsMarinated, grilled lamb chops, chili feta & chimichurri sauce. Crispy potato wedges & parsley butter
Pork BellyConfit pork belly, fennel & celery salad, pork croquettes, pork crackling, pickled borlotti beans, mustard & palm jus
CHOICE OF DESSERT
Coconut Brûlée CheesecakeVanilla cheesecake, white chocolate & coconut ganache, coconut ice-cream
Chocolate Caramel FondantDark chocolate fondant, caramel, chocolate soil, caramel popcorn, salted caramel gelato

Proud Mary Rosebank Menu

Address: PROUD MARY, The Bank, 26 Cradock Ave, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196, South Africa

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