La Petite Colombe is the sister restaurant of the widely acclaimed La Colombe in Constantia, both are positioned amongst the top restaurants in the world. Visitors to Franschhoek can now look forward to experiencing the same level of service excellence and exquisite cuisine, but with a fresh new twist.
Marigold evokes the exotic with a menu inspired by aromatic and spicy North Indian cuisine, from fragrant curries and flavourful biryanis to succulent meat cooked in the charcoal tandoor. Heritage Square is home to Marigold, the first classic Indian cuisine restaurant in the Franschhoek village.
Situated in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Cape wine lands, La Motte is home to some of South Africa’s finest wines, recognised internationally for their exceptional quality. The estate boasts four national monuments, a state of the art tasting room, the Pierneef art museum, and the new restaurant, Pierneef à La Motte.
Wild ingredients loom large, with everything from wild geese to wild mushrooms and wild herbs ending up on the plate in some shape or form. With this changing harvest, the menu is tweaked almost daily according to what lands up in the kitchen.
The French Connection is a charming bistro-style restaurant with a welcoming and unpretentious atmosphere. Chef Patron Matthew Gordon (owner of the renowned Haute Cabriere), has created a simple, yet enticing menu, guaranteed to suite all palates.
Bread and Wine
Bread and Wine exudes an old world charm. It is a character-filled, rustic restaurant that has won numerous accolades for its honest food.
Orangerie at Le Lude
A seasonal menu offers the finest, freshest ingredients found in the forests, meadows, mountains and seas of the Cape, resulting in a selection of dishes offered in an environment conducive to making permanent Franschhoek memories. Indulge yourself with Le Lude’s Afternoon Tea, with a selection of freshly baked treats accompanied by a glass of the estate’s award winning MCC.
Dieu Donne Vineyards
A visit here can be lengthy as the beauty; the food, the wine and the service have an amazing effect. The upper indoor space, seating 120 covers has its special aura, complimented by the Seed and Flower of Life and the Cross of Loraine. Award-winning wines at Dieu Donne are available at the wine tasting.
Grande Provence Wine Estate wears a 300-year history with dignity. It sits in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley in South Africa’s Western Cape – with a lush vineyard spread across 30 hectares, with gentle vistas over the valley floor, at odds almost with the rugged mountains beyond.
With a passion for creating fine yet uncomplicated cuisine and a laid back setting to match, a combination of ingredients for the perfect get together. The menu offers staunch favourites that have been part of Reubens from the start. Being in the heart of South Africa’s winelands, their wine list is the envy of any connoisseur.
Big Dog Café
Big Dog was established as a showcase for Terbodore Coffee. It was conceptualised along three pillars: food, design and coffee. Everything works together to bring the latest café experience to Franschhoek, with the focus being on excellent coffee and interesting menu options and specials, all set back in a laid-back café environment. Situated on the main road just before you reach Franschhoek, the café also has a coffee roastery beside it, where the intoxicating aromas of freshly roasted coffee beans can be appreciated.