Franschhoek Restaurants

Looking for a Restaurant in South Africa’s gourmet capital – Franschhoek, or in the surrounding valley?
Then look no further!

Welcome to the exquisitely beautiful Franschhoek Village and Valley. Franschhoek is a “Hot Spot” for tourists, especially international travellers from far and wide. The bustling village, set in a deep valley, surrounded by majestic mountains and exqusite vineyards is an ideal tourist getaway, but still retains a cosmopolitan vibe.

Franschhoek has many fine and award winning Restaurants to choose from, for a great dining experience. Whether you are after a breakfast, light lunch, family meal or a romantic evening of fine dining gourmet cuisine for two, Franschhoek’s wide variety of Restaurants will cater to all your culinery desires…

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.
The Franschhoek Village Market is a fresh food, art and craft market set in the beautiful Franschhoek Valley.

Where To Dine

Browse our featured restaurants in Franschhoek

Monneaux Restaurant


The Monneaux Restaurant at Franschhoek Country House ranks among South Africa’s top restaurants.
Lunch is enjoyed on the fountain terrace under a spreading pepper tree while dinner is enjoyed in the elegant but relaxed dining room in the original manor house.

Even by the food & wine capital of the country’s high standards, Monneaux is an extra-ordinary success, having been in the country’s Top 100 list for six years consecutively, on the Top 10 list for two years and winning the American Express Platinum Award for fine dining.

Main Road, Franschhoek
+27(0)21 876 3386

Leopard’s Leap Rotisserie Restaurant

In our food offering, the focus is on relaxing, family-orientated enjoyment, exciting and occasionally experimental, exposing our visitors to interesting ways of exploring our wines in a culinary context – uncomplicated and slanted towards fresh and seasonal food.

A most popular attraction is our Rotisserie-style restaurant, with every detail taken care of by Chef Pieter de Jager.

The tempting offering includes a variety of tender, juicy meats from a state-of-the-art Rotisol spit, complemented by a selection of side dishes from our Harvest Table.

R45, Main Road, Franschhoek
+27 (0)21 876 8002
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Pierneef à La Motte Restaurant


The name of the restaurant was inspired by La Motte’s admiration of artist Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (1886 – 1957). His creativity in portraying the beauty of the South African landscape and architecture is depicted by this restaurant’s creativity in offering cuisine inspired by centuries of resourcefulness in cooking – a truly unique variety.

Amidst Pierneef’s art as an added attraction, guests can enjoy culinary creations to which La Motte proudly refers as Cape Winelands Cuisine.

R45 Main Road, Franschhoek
+27(0)21 876 8000
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