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Foliage Restaurant

11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2328
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“nougatine” (23 reviews)
“brisket” (27 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (24 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My partner looked up the best restaurants to eat at in Franschhoek and made a reservation for us in anticipation of our holiday. The place itself was interesting and friendly. The food was angled at foraging but didn’t hit the mark for me - my...More

Thank Jeepers3
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My boy and I visited Foilage and made a booking the last minute(you have to book). This is always a restaurant I wanted to visit. We went for the tasting menu and I took a wine pairing as well! The food and service were truly...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had the tasting menu, after discussion as to whether the kitchen could produce a vegan meal for one of our party. Five out of the six of us thought the food not only lived up to its reputation as different and extremely tasty, but...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Once again, what a special evening, although the prices have gone up since we were last there it is still a magical experience. The art work on the plate has gone a bit over the top flowery, but that is just my opinion. The taste...More

Thank Ronel7
Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing food and fantastic value for money. Great atmosphere, not too stuffy. Friendly, yet incredibly knowledgeable service. Food is inspired.

Thank JKlondon09
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a lovely restaurant. The indoor / outdoor setting was perefct, the food and wine taster menu was superb, ambience was great. Highly recommended.

Thank Traveller33
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Foliage was recommended by our tour guide and we were not deluded. The place is elegant with an open kitchen. The staff very pleasant and professional. Special mention to the menu, loved the sesame seed and seaweed trout and my wife had the chicken which...More

Thank MCami61
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We did not do the tasting menu which consist of about 8 or 9 courses. I had the smoked lamb ribs and my wife the beef brisket. With out a doubt one of the best meals we ever had. Price wise it is in the...More

Thank AndreOos
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch and were delighted with the food and the service. Solid wine list, very talented kitchen, and generous fresh and locally sourced fare. You really cannot do better than that - wait, also, no pretentiousness. Solid.

Thank MsMars
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We heard so much about this restaurant and this was the first time we actually planned ahead and made our reservation months before our trip. We had very good communication from the management regarding our small group booking, they always answered right away and accommodated...More

Thank Petra M
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7 March 2017|
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Response from geroldmarsch | Reviewed this property |
Hello Thank you for your mail. I was a guest at the restaurant. So please contact the restaurant via their website.....:-) Usually Jan till April is High season there so I recommend to contact them as soon as possible. AND... More
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Huiyee L
19 October 2016|
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Response from Lee-Ann F | Property representative |
Dear Huiyee, Kindly send us an email and we'll forward our current menu to you. As our menu changes very often, we don't publish one. Looking forward to hearing from you Warm regards, Lee-Ann
Michelle C
13 October 2016|
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Response from Ariella K | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Not sure who advised you that but you are absolutely safe. Cape Town has some of the best restaurants and food with world acclaim so the rumour is incorrect. Foliage is divine and their product is all fresh and often... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2328
  • E-mail
Sustainable comfort cooking in a relaxed bistro setting. Big fireplace, wooden tables & chairs and open plan kitchen. Local produce and wines with an emphasis on terroir cooking. And now fully licensed.
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