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Grande Provence Estate Restaurant

Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 8600
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We last visited this restaurant 2 years ago when it was superb value for money. This time we chose to sit inside as the outside chairs looked so uncomfortable. We were immediately given a free glass of fizz because of my birthday but when we...More

Thank ColchesterJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is beautiful. Service is excellent. The meals were not bad, but considering the pricing I think I expected more. Especially when you compare the food to other restaurants in Franschhoek - I think it falls short. The main - lamb neck; and dessert...More

Thank Smaug_11
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were refused a reservation at 9.30 and told to arrive no later than 19.00. To our great suprise the restaurant turned out to be more than half empty upon our arrival, and remained so the whole evening. The setting and atmosphere, the service and...More

Thank Jan Q
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued Guest Thank you for sharing this sincere review with us. We are always proud to be able to hosts our guests with grace and beauty and most definite excellent service. We trust that the "not so overcrowded" restaurant presented you with the opportunity...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Attended a wine tasting here and thought it looked so nice booked a lunch there and then. Helpful staff managed to sort a table at short notice. Food brilliant. I could have eaten every thing on the menu. Wine great of course. Sadly not about...More

Thank Lardie
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear valued Guest Yes, indeed it is sad that you will be missing out on the Harvest Festival. A vibration of excitement is already hanging in the air as we see the grapes being harvested and brought to he Cellar every day, crescendo to the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even though this place is very beautiful we were totally disappointed. Upon arrival we asked the staff if we could have a glass of wine at one of the large Picknick tables instead of a full wine-tasting. We were told by one of the waiters...More

Thank Catherine J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came to Franschhoek two years ago and had a really enjoyable dinner at Grande Provence and hence on our return we really looked forward to eating there once again. The weather meant that everyone was eating inside and hence it was quite packed and...More

Thank Malcolm R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place, great for venues or lunch. If you are looking to taste quality wines it might not be your best option, it seems like its a nice cover for the restaurant.

Thank JIJ1984
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A sensitive refurbishment makes sure Grande Provence is a winner. Delicious wine, super atmosphere in the modern tasting room, interesting art display.

Thank Captain_Condor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are regular visitors to this restaurant and find the food, service, location and ambience truly first class. We have now eaten in all of the best restaurants in Franschhoek and this place never fails to deliver. You will not be disappointed.

Thank Ch0pperHarris
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Nice sculptures in the gardens and nice art gallery.. very delicious wines .. we had a nice time.. place must be visit

Thank Ahmet K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 17 - US$ 38
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 8600
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Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300-year history with style. Nestled within the Franschhoek Valley in the Western Cape, surrounded by 47-acres of lush vines, this is heartland South African wine country at its finest. The Estate is home to Grande Provence’s award-winning wines and its passionate wine making team. Following harvest every year, carefully selected wines leave the Estate to compete in some of the world’s most prestigious competitions – the number and frequency of the awards bears testament to their success. A sophisticated destination in its own right, Grande Provence proudly presents superb cuisine at The Restaurant, fine wines at The Tasting Room, some of South Africa’s finest art at The Gallery & The Shop, receptions and boutique conferences at The Jonkershuis and 5-star accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage.
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