Welcome To Franschhoek

Welcome to the Valley of Vines, Superb Wines, Fine Dining Restaurants and Exquisite Accommodation. Find a selection of the very best in Franschhoek by clicking on the banners below to find more information about these establishments.

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World renowned for its spectacular beauty, superb Cape wines and world class restaurants, our beautiful village of Franschhoek is a definite must-visit destination on any trip to the Western Cape of South Africa.

Founded in 1688 by French Huguenots, our scenic gem nestles in a rich and fertile valley, between glorious towering mountains, right in the beautiful Heart of the Cape Winelands.

Jonquil Guest Cottage, set in a secluded, well established garden in the heart of Franschhoek Village

Franschhoek Accommodation

Looking for Accommodation for your visit to Franschhoek? Whether you are looking for a 5 star bed & breakfast experience or exquisite self catering accommodation, find the very best guest accommodation right here on our site. Click on the banners on this page or visit our

comprehensive accommodation section for all the accommodation venues on our site. Banners and accommodation links either go directly to the establishments website or to their web pages on this site.

Cape Vue Country House is a beautifully appointed guest house, situated on a farm just 600m from the bustling village of Franschhoek.
Le Petit Paris Guest House
Le Petit Paris is ideally situated to explore the delights that Franschhoek has to offer. Come and stay with us as we take you back in time for an enchanting walk through cobblestoned gardens and join us in the extraordinary journey that brought us to the fascinating and beautiful village of Franschhoek . . .
Setting a new standard, The Terraces are superb Guesthouse suites on the Chambray Estate, with a range of facilities and amenities to make your stay as comfortable as we would like for ourselves.

Franschhoek Restaurants

For food lovers, Franschhoek has a well known reputation as a dining out paradise. Food connoisseurs and gourmands will find a delicious choice of restaurants in and around the village catering for both fine dining as well as family fare.

Many of these eateries are award-winning and widely acclaimed, both internationally and locally. In season (Oct – Feb), it is wise to book your table. Visit our Franschhoek Restaurants page to find a list of the best dining establishments in Franschhoek.

An informal and relaxed food-and-wine experience focussing on uncomplicated, fresh and seasonal food, full of flavour and beautifully complimented by Leopard’s Leap wines.
An appreciation of the country’s diversity are reflected in the restaurant’s focus on heritage cuisine and how it embraces cultural influences, ingredients and recipes.

Franschhoek Wines

Franschhoek is famous for it’s wines. The valley and mountain slopes are decorated by the vines of many wine estates, where one can relax and taste a variety of exquisite wines in majestic surroundings.

Franschhoek is a wine lovers delight… the valley has a deep vigneron tradition, dating back to the 16th century. Some of South Africa’s oldest and most famous wine estates are found here.

These Grand Olde Cape-Dutch farmhouses and wine stores have watched proudly over the land for centuries; and the Vineyards & Wine Estates still produce some of South Africa’s top wines today.

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Shops & Shopping

Franschhoek has a plethora boutique shops scattered around the village.

You can find high fashion clothing stores, jewellery, antique and interior shops, specialty food stores and wine shops as well as many art galleries, all within easy walking distance in the heart of the village.

Ebony Curated pizazz really comes to the fore in their individually selected range of eclectic accessories and soft furnishings.

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Business & Services

Find our selection of businesses and services in the Franschhoek Village.

Gary and Jo Scott of Pixelhouse Design Studio have been creating web sites and doing graphic design and art since 2007. Numerous guest houses and businesses in the Franschhoek village have Pixelhouse designed websites. "Local is lekker!"

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