Our hotel recommended Le Bon Vivant for a special wine pairing Tasting menu. All 5 courses were beautifully presented, tasted wonderful and a great variety. Service was excellent. We had a wonderful evening.
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We spent 2 nights in Franschhoek, dining out 1 of those nights. As it was Saturday night, all of the main street restaurants were booked. That certainly worked out for us, as we had our best meal of the holiday at Le Bon Vivant. I...More
We only had one night in Franschoek, and chose to try Le Bon Vivant after walking around a few restaurants to look at menus. It proved to be a great choice. Service was excellent, the food was quite stunning in its presentation and absolutely delicious....More
Went there with my wife for my birthday, and it was just perfect. We let ourselves be carried by the “Chef’s choice “, which meant the chef will decide on multiple dishes and there was a wine pairing associated to each dish... amazing beautiful place...More
We were three people and got to the place at 7pm. It was already quite full, so we were lucky to have had a reservation. There is an a la Carte menu, but you can also order the great 5-course menu. It is quite expensive...More
The five of us all opted for the surprise menu and could not fault it! From beginning to end it was a feast for the eyes and palate. The staff are friendly and well informed about the dishes they serve. The atmosphere is warm and...More
Having eaten at Le Bon Vivant 3 years ago on our last visit to Franschhoek and declared it the best meal of our whole holiday, it was the first place we booked for our return trip. It was just as wonderful second time around, and...More
Our hotel concierge recommended Le Bon Vivant and we really enjoyed dining there. The atmosphere is low key and warm, the service is polite and unobtrusive and the menu is simple and sophisticated. It is exactly the type of food we adore - seasonal produce...More
We had the suprise menu from the chef and it was fantastic! Also the wines which were served with every course were very good. The service was excellent. We would definitely visit this place again.
I'll start by saying the food was really good--on that alone I would have given four stars. Unfortunately, the service really ruined the experience: it was slow, so slow, and haphazard. Our five course tasting menu took almost three hours to get through, for no...More