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French Connection

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Mophane Rd, town centre, Maun, Botswana
+267 680 0625
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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Who would have thought that a French Bistro would be in the middle of Maun. It is and the food was excellent. The menu had many dishes of the day depending on what was fresh. The food was delicious and the staff friendly and very helpful. The owner was very engaging. We certainly wished we could have had more meals... More 

Thank Martin M
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81 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

After traveling around Africa for a while, my wife and I were pleased to find a sophisticated meal for a decent price. French Connection has all the trappings of a tourist restaurant - it has an Anglo name and looks like a little coffee shop near the airport. The look is deceiving, however. The owners are transplants from Europe and... More 

Thank Chris F
1 review
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Extensive menu, great specials! Today I had stuffed calamari with satey sauce, Apple tart tartin for dessert & a just right cappuccino. Lovely service & Good prices. My favorite place in Maun.

Thank Claire P
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 November 2016

An old favorite in Maun, the French Connection has been revitalized under Germain and Glanis Marquis. Tables are positioned under shady trees and awnings providing a relaxing respite from the sun. First rate meals with engaging and friendly hosting from the proprietors.

Thank John G
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Always nice food available and is convenient for eating whilst in town. Menu is varied with lots on the 'specials board'. Gerard is a great host and has certainly put his stamp on this venue since he too it on. There is free Wifi available too.

Powell River, Canada
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121 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

We ate here with our 3 kids (ages 12, 9 and 9) and loved it. The Turkish Pide was delicious as was the Falafel Mezze plate.

Thank JerryandNatalie
Bath, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had a few days in Maun and loved this restaurant. My sister lives in the town and they see French Connection as their regular haunt. The brunches are famous. The food was everybit as good as trendy restaurant/cafes in London, but a fraction of the price.

Thank 122Andrea
Cape Town, South Africa
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Our group (2 families with kids between 8 & 12) had breakfast at French Connection and what a wonderful experience in a lovely garden setup. The Croque Madame is worth every bite full. Thank you to the owner for a pleasant chat and very helpful (and insightfull & well informed) tourism tips....we would have underestimated the Moremi day trip.

Thank TollieL
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30 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

I went there recommended by another traveler and it worth every cent. The owner is a French man that is being living on Botswana for more than 40 years and they are very friendly. But the must important is the quality of the food. You'll have and excellent meal for a very good price.

Thank Ramon A
County Tipperary, Ireland
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64 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Had lunch and breakfast here, nice food good staff, lovely shady quiet spot near the airport, with a good menu.

Thank premierman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
French, Mediterranean, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mophane Rd, town centre, Maun, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  North-West District  >  Maun
  • Phone Number: +267 680 0625

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?