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“Awesome experience ”
Review of Roca Restaurant

Roca Restaurant
Ranked #7 of 100 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: It just seems meant to be that the location of Roca on Dieu Donne is actually translated as Rock on God Given land. This becomes apparent on first observing the iconic views of the Franschoek Valley from the upper deck of the double volume Roca Restaurant. The visionary behind the Dieu Donne wine estate, Robert Maingard, has no doubt inculcated the dynamic restaurant proprietor, Craig Sherrell, to use the space in which the energy of sacred geometry has been introduced. A visit here can be lengthy as the beauty; the food, the wine and the service have an amazing effect. The upper indoor space, seating 120 covers has its special aura, complimented by the Seed and Flower of Life and the Cross of Loraine.
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I made a dinner reservation one day ahead after having turned up without reservation. This restaurant offers fantastic postcard views of sunset and vineyards.
We were warmly greeted on arrival.
The staff were very organised and presentable. There was a solo acoustic guitarist who entertained guests but could have been better dressed. Towards the end of the evening, about 10 members of staff (including kitchen ) rendered a song which was truly appreciated by guests.
For starters we had snails and a dozen fresh oysters. The snails were plumb and tenderly delicious. The oysters were the best that we had in SA.
For mains, we had the ostrich fillet and springbok steak. Both meats were perfectly cooked and delicious. For dessert we enjoyed the poached pear with ice cream.
We had a bottle of merlot from the vineyard to complement our dinner. Prices are reasonable.
This was our best dinner in SA during our 2 weeks vacation. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

This is great cuisine in a very special setting. Get dressed up, drink cocktails, watch the sun go down and then enjoy superb food and good service. What more could you ask for?

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

wonderful food served on the terrace, overlooking the b eatuful landscape of the estate. We had springbok, which is among the best meat I have ever tasted. two course meal and a bottle of local wine at a great price. highly recommended when on the wine tram

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We had Augustine as our waiter and he was very kind. We had lunch on a hot day under the tent. Beautiful views and the food was really good. My husband had peri peri chicken and I had the curry prawns. Both were really good. The best part of the meal was the traditional Malta pudding. We loved it so much!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The view from our table at sunset was totally amazing!!

However the food and service was average compared to the other places we’ve eaten at in South Africa.

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