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Spectacular Outdoor Dining in Franschhoek

Posted on the October 5th, 2017

Just outside the hustling and bustling streets of Cape Town is the beautiful town of Franschhoek. Surrounded by the majestic Simonsberg Mountains, this little corner of heaven is everything but little when it comes to luxury and gourmet cuisine. Being South Africa’s gourmet capital, Franschhoek boasts some of the best wines and restaurants this country has to offer. With Spring’s arrival, Franschhoek is in full bloom and outdoor dining in Franschhoek has never looked this good. So venture a little further than the Mother City and experience the magic of this little French Corner.

Outdoor Dining in Franschhoek

Peace and Serenity at Café BonBon

 

Café BonBon is the epitome of elegance and tranquillity. Surrounded by the lush vineyards of the La Dauphine Wine Farm as well as the beautiful Franschhoek Mountains, outside dining never looked this good. Located in a 200-year old wine cellar, the rustic theme and tranquil surroundings make Café BonBon one of the best spots for outdoor dining in Franschhoek. With the arrival of Spring, the menu has been adjusted to suit the beauty of the season. Indulge in some light summer meals or stick to the trusted classics. Whatever it is you’re looking for Café BonBon has it and so much more. The restaurant is open from Monday to Sunday from 08:00-17:00.

Outdoor Dining in Franschhoek

Exceptional Beauty at Roca Restaurant

 

The exquisite Roca Restaurant is perfectly placed on the Dieu Donne Wine Farm, overlooking the magnificent Franschhoek Valley. It just so happens to be that Roca on Dieu Donne means “Rock on God Given land”. The absolutely stunning atmosphere and surrounding of this restaurant will leave you completely awestruck. Watch the sunset with a glass of wine made from the very vineyards surrounding the restaurant. And if the view is not enough, the food will leave you absolutely speechless. Everything from delectable prawn curries, scrumptious slow roasted pork belly to seared sesame crusted salmon and wood-oven roasted Mozambican chicken. Pure luxury is the order of the day Roca Restaurant.

Outdoor Dining in Franschhoek

Garden Dining at La Verger

 

Picturesque garden dining, La Verger, The Orchard Restaurant allows one to truly capture the warmth and essence of Franschhoek. Elegantly crafted inside a glass house, La Verger gives patrons an opportunity to marvel at the beauty of Franschhoek. Beautiful mountain streams, lush orchards and magnificent vineyards surrounding this beautiful restaurant is perhaps the only rival to the utterly delectable gourmet cuisine. Mouth-watering soups, tender beef and something for the kids too, don’t miss an opportunity to spoil yourself at the beautiful La Verger restaurant.
To truly experience all the tantalising wonders of Franschhoek, why not stay a few nights at the luxury Le Franschhoek Hotel and Spa. Enjoy complete relaxation and accommodation at our spectacular hotel. To book your stay, contact reservations@lefranschhoek.co.za or phone 021 876 8900.

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