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Ryan's Kitchen

) #2 of 52 Restaurants in Franschhoek ₹₹₹₹ African, , Fusion
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4598
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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African, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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201 - 210 of 853 reviews

Reviewed 5 October 2016

Excellent food and great wines. Nice atmosphere. Great service. This restaurant is at the same level as Foliage (I have a slight preference for Ryan's Kitchen, my wife has a slight preference for Foliage). You will find dishes for all tastes (meat, game, fish, vegetarian)....More

1  Thank patvh
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Impeccable meal and service. Flavours were outstanding and food was paired with wonderful wines. Service was attentive and knowledgable. Feeling well satisfied after enjoying one of the most memorable meals I have ever enjoyed! Everything works well!

1  Thank Pam W
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Pretty pricey, but each course was sublime.....crayfish tail tempura - never had anything like that before! and duo of lamb in two different sauces...and then shared some amazing chocolate almond thingy which was incredible....

2  Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 21 September 2016

I went to Ryan's with my boyfriend and we really had a nice evening. There is a nice atmosphere, the service is good and we really enjoyed the food. Definitely one of the best restaurants I've been to in South Africa.

2  Thank missagerbo
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had our dinner at this restaurant while we were on our short holidays in Franshoek. Totally love the food and we also met Ryan the Chef and owner Excellent food, will recommend this restaurant visiting Franshoek

3  Thank Ndivhuo
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We enjoyed the view of the open kitchen. Amazingly innovative amuse buche of a green pea purée and crisp and delicious complementary bread and dip. I very much enjoyed the Beetroot Marshmallow with dill granita- a taste sensation, as a starter. The lamb 2 ways...More

2  Thank Jandorothy
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

A fantastic evening with a mix of flavours in every dish. Service was brilliant. Would definitely recommend.

4  Thank John G
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We loved this casual and intimate atmosphere with world class food. The flavors are exceptionally composed.

4  Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Superb restaurant. Truly creative dishes that I won't even try to describe. Explosions of strong flavours and subtle tastes. Fantastic. Beats the socks off some Michelin star restaurants I've been to. Here you have dinner rather than pay homage to the chef. I hope it...More

4  Thank Hadyn P
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

So much more then we expected! Every course was absolutely phenomenal. Every bite was an explosion of flavors in my mouth and the wine complimented it so well. We all left saying it was one of the best meals we had had in a very...More

2  Thank Katia C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 4598
Contemporary South African cooking, small plate concept,excitement and open interactive kitchen located on the main road at the entrance to the village.
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