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    Rickety Bridge Country House

    R45 | Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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    “basse provence” (17 reviews)
    “wine tasting” (20 reviews)
    “prawn curry” (2 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 19 January 2017

    We stayed for 2 nights & I wish it was for longer. The Manor House is charming,(great for photographs) and the views over the vineyards are stunning. Our booking was straightforward. We received a warm but informal welcome on check in and our room was...More

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    Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 2 March 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to review Rickety Bridge. What a delight to read that you have truly captured the essence of This iconic manor house and its peaceful setting. I do hope you will be able to return to enjoy the peacefulness soon....More

    Reviewed 12 January 2017

    We had a lovely 2 night stay, the rooms and ensuite are large. The staff are warm and welcoming. Nice quiet location, down a long drive away from the road. Small but pleasant swimming pool area. Considering there are only 3 rooms available, it's great...More

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    Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 2 March 2017

    I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. This charming house never gets tired of welcoming guests through its doors. I do look forward to seeing you again Regrds Cassie

    Reviewed 10 January 2017

    We booked Basse Provence in March 2016 and funny enough the only suite available for our holiday was the Honeymoon Suite named also the Elizabeth Suite was beautiful and very comfortable. Amazing pool area with sensational views and very peaceful. We enjoyed our time there...More

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    Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 2 March 2017

    Good Afternoon. Thank you for the lovely story of your stay. It is such a pleasure to hear from our guests and to listen to the comments they have on both good and bad. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Regards Cassie

    Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

    The wife and I stopped for a late lunch at the Rickety Bridge Old Manor House on 2 January 2017. What a great experience. We will definitely visit again. Great food, great wine and amazing views of the Franschhoek Valley.

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    Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 9 January 2017

    Thank you for reviewing the restaurant at Rickety Bridge. I am delighted you enjoyed Paulina's and hope to welcome you back soon Regards Cassie

    Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

    Have been there today at lunchtime. Food is exceptional with a good choice. Staff were wonderful, very warm and friendly. The views were extraordinary with very high mountains and acres and acres of grapevines. There is also wine tasting and the wine we tasted was...More

    Thank Anne H
    Response from CassieJR, Manager at Rickety Bridge Country HouseResponded 9 January 2017

    Good Morning Thank you so much for this fantastic review. We are more than delighted that you enjoyed your experience at Paulina's restaurant Rickety Bridge. I hope to see you there again soon! Regards Cassie

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    1 May 2015|
    Response from JanvanFranschhoek | Property representative |
    Hi there. Children older than 12 are welcome at Rickety Bridge, which is small and intimate. At our sister property Basse Provence, we are able to accommodate children of all ages.
    14 February 2015|
    Response from JanvanFranschhoek | Property representative |
    Hi there, Rickety Bridge is 3km from the centre of Franschhoek. It is on the R45, on the right. look out for the large white sign board immediately after Basse Provence. Turn right and follow the road over the bridge, across... More
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    "After the wine tram you wont care!!"
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    "Good shared living area between the two rooms upstairs, so if you are 4 people travelling together this is a..."
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    "Only three rooms: two on first floor with views"
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    "The second floor room of the cottage was excellent and quiet."
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