Aurelia's Restuarant



Food is a gateway to the world, and your palate can take you to far off places. Aurelia’s Restaurant is where it all comes together - a fusion of the latest international trends expertly blended with bold African flavours.
Paired with the finest South African wines, Aurelia’s is where you discover your Afroperial. 

Afro●perial - Adj. A classical fusion of imperial Roman tradition and elegance, melded with bold, modern African cuisine.

Elegant Spaces

Aurelia’s Restaurant extends along the northern façade of the award-winning five-star Peermont D’Oreale Grande Hotel at Emperors Palace, the ideal setting to sip sundowners in Rome under an African sunset. Perfect for special occasions, a casual meal or Sunday lunch with the family.



RELAX IN THE Lounge...

Aurelia’s Lounge is a relaxing expanse to cater for hotel guests that arrive early from the airport, complete with wireless Internet access. Akin to the emperors of Rome, relax on soft sofas and comfortable chairs while enjoying a selection of light snacks and a cappuccino or café latte until your hotel room is ready.

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EXPLORE A World of Taste

Aurelia’s Restaurant employs the latest techniques and trends to serve up something different that is a delight for the taste buds. Celebrating local flavours is important and the menu combines classic, locally sourced ingredients, served in inventive flavour combinations and served in a way to excite the senses.


To accompany the food menu, Aurelia’s is serving up a wide variety of malt and blended whiskies, wines from all the great Cape vineyards, as well as local and imported beer.


Perfect Special Occasions...

Aurelia's is the perfect place to host your special occasion - birthday parties, graduation dinners or romantic treats.


Harkening back to a more elegant and simpler time, the High Tea is an event to be treasured. Adorned with sweet delicacies and savoury tidbits in a delightful mix and teas in all the variations are on offer, from traditional black teas to fruit and even flower teas that are a feast for all the senses.

Every Saturday from 14h00 to 16h00 where the Chef’s selection of delicate sweet and savoury treats can be enjoyed. Look forward to:

Mini individual desserts, cupcakes, whole cakes, cold savoury dishes, sandwiches or filled rolls, scones with condiments, mini crumpets with condiments, hot mini savoury items

Iced tea, iced coffee and fruit juices




Anyone for Lunch

Lunch at Aurelia’s remains a relaxed yet elegant affair, where fresh produce and seasonal ingredients receive a uniquely modern twist. The ‘made to order’ lunch concept menu features delicious daily creations that include a selection of tapas, gourmet sandwiches and crafted salads.




In The Kitchen

'Food has to be gastronomic adventure. Discover your passion for flavour, find that desire to experiment, and explore new cultures. Every meal at Aurelia’s takes you on that adventure.’ - Executive Chef, André Bezuidenhout

Chef de Cuisine Andre Bezuidenhout discovered his love for food came when he was a small boy, cooking in his father's kitchen. This led to his life-long gastronomic adventure and a Diploma at the internationally accredited HTA School of Culinary Art.

His credentials include Sous Chef at Kloppenheim Country Est in Mpumalanga, Senior Sous Chef at Kapama Lodge in Hoedspruit, Senior Sous Chef at The Bull Run in Sandton, Executive Sous Chef at the Air Port Grand in Boksburg, Executive Sous Chef at The Palazzo Monte, Executive Chef at Emerald Casino, Executive Sous Chef at the Saxon Hotel and Executive Chef at the Inanda Polo Club

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Book your Table Today

To make a reservation, please contact 011 928 1908 / 1727 or email Aureliasreservations@emperorspalace.com

Operating Hours

  • Continental breakfast opens at 06h00, full breakfast is from 06h30 until 11h00
  • Lunch: 12h30 – 16h00
  • Dinner: 18h30 – 21h30 (Thurs - Sat, kitchen closes 22h30)
  • Sunday Buffet Lunch: 13h00 – 16h00




 - Fast and convenient, pay with your smartphone.

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