Franschhoek boasts some of South Africa’s ‘Top 100’ restaurants and has become known as the country’s Culinary Capital, providing visitors with a memorable dining experience. Leading chefs create everything from cutting-edge cuisine to stylish light meals, using only the freshest local produce paired with superb local wines. Franschhoek is also a member of The Délice Network of Good Food Cities of the World. Franschhoek was granted membership to this prestigious network in October 2014, and is the only member in the Southern Hemisphere.

Le Coin Francais

Enjoy cutting edge methods meeting time tested French elegance in cuisine, a carefully selected locally themed wine list, a French sommeliers selection, and an ever evolving collaboration of art.

la petite colombe

Visitors to Franschhoek can now look forward to experiencing the same level of service excellence and exquisite cuisine that has put La Colombe on the map.


The restaurant’s typical wood burning oven and cosy brickwork make for warmth and comfort, while the outdoor Mediterranean-style seating adds to Allora’s continental charm.

Haute Cabrière

Chefs Nic van Wyk and Westley Muller prepare classic dishes with modern sensibility. Much of the food served is from the valley.


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.

The French Connection Bistro

Enjoy casual bistro dining at its best with local fish, superbly aged steaks and the exceptional produce of the valley prepared with French flair.