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  • The Franschhoek Cellar

    Besides initiating an uncompromised drive to produce great quality wines,  Franschhoek Cellar now offers an outstanding value range of single variety wines, capturing the vibrant character and charm of the magnificent valley of wine. The wines are intended for honest enjoyment without lavish clutter or complication, yet without being simple either. They advocate full ripe […]

  • Antipasto Bar at Anthonij Rupert Wines

    Visitors to Anthonij Rupert Wines in Franschhoek can look forward to not one but two exquisite tasting rooms. In addition there is also the Franschhoek Motor museum where 100 years of motoring history is showcased, as well as a complimentary San Francisco style tram to drive you between the locations. The Terra del Capo Tasting […]

  • The Kitchen at Maison

    Maison Estate is owned by Weylandts CEO, Chris Weylandt. “The art of Good Living,” the core value of Weylandts is evident in the ambiance of the restaurant. Surrounded by vineyards and gardens, The Kitchen at Maison is uncluttered, elegant and a vibrant space filled with earth tones. This “Good Living” philosophy is an appreciation of […]

  • Dutch East Restaurant

    Simplicity and preserving the integrity of the main ingredient. Set in the iconic main street of Franschhoek, Dutch East Restaurant embodies the eclectic mix of this heritage town. The menu imbues a cultural mix of flavours that meet in an environment characterised by delightful hospitality & culinary excellence. The cuisine is a unique combination of […]

  • Lust Bistro & Bakery

    Located in the beautiful Franschhoek valley on the Vrede en Lust wine estate, Lust Bistro & Bakery is open for early breakfasts, late lunches and everything else in between. The focus of the kitchen is on simplicity and seasonal ingredients to ensure that honest, delicious and fresh food is being served at all times. The […]

  • Col’Cacchio Pizzeria

    Established in 1992 in Cape Town, Col’Cacchio pizzeria is a name that has become synonymous with Italian-inspired, artisanal food, including a broad range of crisp, thin-based pizzas and a wide variety of freshly prepared salads and pastas. Our menu provides a wide choice of delicious dishes and meal combinations, including over 50 pizzas, 20 salads […]

  • Haute Cabrière Restaurant

    Carved into the Franschhoek mountain range, Haute Cabrière is known for its beautiful location. Walking into the Cellar Restaurant is like entering a cave with a wonderful vaulted ceiling, featuring a series of sparkling handcrafted chandeliers and very modern artworks that add colour and liveliness. Many of the artworks are created by Haute Cabrière founder […]

  • The Restaurant at Grande Provence

    While the 18th Century Manor House and The Owner’s Cottage reflect their Huguenot heritage, The Restaurant and wine-tasting area of Grande Provence project a chic industrial presence. Steel joinery, galvanised metals and skylights distinguish this design approach. Interior Designer Virginia Fisher explains, “In essence, Grande Provence is an estate of senses, providing guests with a […]