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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%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The setting is superb! Wonderful garden, sculptures and attentive service. The food was good but after all I read expected it to be wow, which was not. The presentation was very nice and the taste was good. It was a super hot day, 42 degrees,...More

Thank Xuxudevizinha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the setting for this restaurant is stunning with both indoor (quite formal) seating as well as outside tables...reservations in season are essential)....the service is attentive and the food well considered and elegantly presented....it tasted great. This is a VERY expensive place to eat.....

1  Thank olive c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Grande Provence is a very lovely estate with an wonderful entrance and some interesting art installations. The wines are delicious and the grounds very pleasant. Whilst taking on a day of wine tastings it is recommended that between the morning and afternoon sessions a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been working in the winelands for more than 2 years and had finally had the opportunity to experience what my guests experience on a daily basis Driving into this estate says it all! One of the most amazing drive throughs had me gasping...More

Thank Carlyd4
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Last week Wednesday myself and my wife had dinner at Grande Provence and what a phenomenal experience, the waiter Rosie was great and very knowledgeable, the host was very welcoming and we had a great overall experience, the beef fillet is an absolute must.

1  Thank Juan S
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Staff ignore you and make rude comments when you ask for service. We were told by the host to sit anywhere, then we were told by the waiter to move as the table was reserved.... we were not offered another table. We then moved to...More

Thank Lisa_Renee_Compain
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Lisa We do appreciate you posting your review, of which we take notice with great concern. We did not recognise our Estate in the comments and had an immediate follow up in this regard. We execute continuous staff training regarding hospitality and service as...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

The food was excellent! We loved all of the dishes and the food is on par for fine wine and food pairings. The only issue was that I have a nut allergy and the servers did not seem to understand the severity of a nut...More

Thank Jenna D
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Dear Jenna Thank you for this very important review which we do appreciate. Do be advised that we take this to heart as a serious matter of concern. As we dedicate ourselves to accommodate and please our guests, dietary requirements are important to us and...More

Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

5 star lunch! Top notch ambiance and service. The great wine selection is also worth a mention and the food was with out a doubt up there with the best in SA. Thank you to the entire Grande Provence team for an experience we will...More

Thank ChrisRaath121
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Service was very poor for a restaurant of this caliber and pricing. The wine was good but the food was average and definitely not worth the charges. The young chef made no attempt to discount our bill when we raised our disappointment even after admitting...More

Thank TonyChristie1974
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2017

Dear Tony Thank you for your very sincere review, which we do appreciate as it enables us to address and improve on the experience of our loyal customers. We are always proud of the quality of our service and cuisine and commit to provide you...More

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Managers could not assist with seating, wondering about to get a seat. "Out of stock" constantly an excuse with drinks order. Had to ask twice for orders. No menu-s offered, even asking for it - no assistance.More

Thank Dittmar F
GrandeProvenceEstate, PA at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Dear Dittmar Thank you for a very sincere review which we view seriously. We value our visitors greatly and are therefore always available to address concerns. We always have a Restaurant Manager on duty and would have loved to host your comments on the said...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$33
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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Romantic
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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