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Grande Provence Estate Restaurant

Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 8600
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“amuse bouche” (25 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“art gallery” (26 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 544 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

This was easily one of the top 1 or 2 dining experiences out of 10+ we had in the area. It was exceptionally empty during our visit for lunch, with only another table occupied later, and a group which seemed to include the owner with...More

1  Thank milty908
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Grande Provence for dinner whilst visiting Franschhoek on our honeymoon. We were surprised on arrival that there were only 2 other couples dining there which meant that atmosphere was a bit lack-lustre. That being said the restaurant itself is lovely with good attention...More

Thank Olivia O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Grande Provence Estate is one of the best Estate we visited in South Africa. Unfortunately the restaurant is not at the same level. We appreciated starters and intermediate, perhaps they had strong flavours but they were good, not the same for main dishes.The pork crackling...More

Thank totoroToscana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the wine tram route. It has a lovely garden area for wine tasting and the kids were able to play in the garden while we were wine tasting. The wine was good and they even organised a vehicle to pick us up...More

Thank SLP888
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely review. It is always a pleasure to be able to host families and spoil each one of their members. We will be looking forward to share our lovely Estate and excellent Cuisine with you and your family in future and...More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Two couples of us dined on a quiet evening. The food was lackluster and the service lacking. The facility has tremendous potential and may get there, but it has a way to go.More

Thank TxBamaEx
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a sincere review of which we take serious note. We wish to share a dream of excellence with all our guests in combination with outstanding cuisine, and it is important to us to address if experienced otherwise. We only believe that we...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

We were in this beautiful winery for lunch on a sunny day and decided to eat inside the restaurant which is not too big . The estate is beautiful with a lot of art in the garden and inside the estate - many bronzes and...More

Thank Jean F
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Dear Jean. Thank you very much for taking the time to leave a review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your lunch with us and we hope you will visit us again in the near future. We appreciate your kind words.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

We have spent holidays before in South Africa, enjoying the weather, scenery, wildlife and of course the amazing food and wine. We stayed in the 'Owners Cottage' on The Grande Provence Estate, so naturally ate in The Estate Restaurant on our first night. We were...More

Thank RJSaHongKong
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing a lovely review with us as it was such a pleasure to be able to share our dream of excellence with you. Our Chef prides himself in creating dishes to entice and delight and in combination with the staff's passion for...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

We had the lunch menu (starter+main+desert) and it was amazing! If you like bittersweet meat try the beef starter, you'll love it! Great experience at a fair price

Thank Pedro L
Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Dear Pedro. Thank you for visiting Grande Provence. It is always such a pleasure to receive feedback from our valuable guests. We are pleased to hear that you had a great experience with us.

Reviewed 6 August 2017

Having dined often over the years in this superbly situated Wine Estate, including holding two private functions in the estate's stunning Die Jonkershuis which shares the beautiful garden and views, it was very comforting and reassuring to enjoy the same excellent standards at a recent...More

Thank KatinkaCapeTown
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for a lovely and inspiring review. Our Chef, Darren with no doubt creates excellent dishes with much passion and becomes inspired by satisfied friends. Your comments are much valued, ensuring future perfection. We are proud to share the beauty of an Estate of...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was one of the best meals I have had in a long time. The atmosphere was also great with a nice warm log fire. We had the set menu which consisted of four courses. The courses were small but so tasty and different. The...More

Thank 903mariannei
Management response:Responded 7 August 2017

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us at our Restaurant. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 8600
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Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300-year history with style. Nestled within the Franschhoek Valley in the Western Cape, surrounded by 47-acres of lush vines, this is heartland South African wine country at its finest. The Estate is home to Grande Provence’s award-winning wines and its passionate wine making team. Following harvest every year, carefully selected wines leave the Estate to compete in some of the world’s most prestigious competitions – the number and frequency of the awards bears testament to their success. A sophisticated destination in its own right, Grande Provence proudly presents superb cuisine at The Restaurant, fine wines at The Tasting Room, some of South Africa’s finest art at The Gallery & The Shop, receptions and boutique conferences at The Jonkershuis and 5-star accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage.
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