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Grande Provence Estate Restaurant

Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 8600
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Main Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 533 reviews

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Grande Provence is on of our favorite places as the restaurant is nice (as well inside and outside), it has a beautiful garden and a proper art gallery next to it and we love their wines. The menu is pretty advanced and therefore not really...More

Thank Rein v
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Dear Rein, Thank you for taking the time to write a review, we appreciate all feedback from our guests as this is what helps us improve our experiences on the estate. We have taken your points into consideration and will be looking into them seriously....More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

Visited the restaurant for mothers day and we were blown away by the food , setting , staff and local wine . The selection of foods caters for all and the garden setting( weather permitting ) a must experience in area spoilt for choice ....More

Thank Kevin G
Management response:Responded 9 June 2017

Dear Kevin. Thank you for your positive comments. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you were blown away. We appreciate your feedback.

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Family of four stayed on the wine estate. Rooms are clean and positioned in a relax are of the estate. Service are excellent, helpful and professional. Food in the restaurant for dinner was superb , except for one dish . BUT then everybody taste buds...More

Thank 86nicob
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for visiting Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate. It is always such a pleasure to receive feedback from our valuable guests. Indeed, we do have different tastes, and we appreciate you highlighting the fact. Our Chef, Darren Badenhorst, a sure food artist, always presents...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Brilliant wine. Lovely gardens with expensive art work on display. Food was out of this world. Stopped here for lunch on the wine tram. One of the most scenic spots I have ever been too. Hoping uncle Rickey rich will leave me this place in...More

Thank 987hiltonm
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. A visitor once said how can one wish for more than ... having excellent wine, excellent food, excellent art and ambience, all in one. May you wish come true, as we will be looking forward to your return to...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Have ate here probably 6 times over the last 10 years. The dining room is stylish & classy. The menu always appeals and the food doesn't let down. A definite must visit for any foodie coming to Franschhoek.More

Thank BRowanTraveller
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your continuous support and loyalty, greatly valued. It has been a 6 times privilege to receive you at Grande Provence Estate and so much more to follow. You are most welcome to announce yourself to our Chef, Darren Badenhorst at your next...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Sleek and stylish, with stunning selection of contemporary art around the garden and gallery. Great food, service and wine. Oh and don't forget the mountain views!More

Thank JolizeA
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review. We are indeed situated in the most beautiful Franschhoek valley, and it makes us proud to be able to share the mountains and the gardens with our guests. We have no choice other than to provide excellent service, food and...More

Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Understaffed with long waits fot the wine tasting. Staff disappeared without explanation. Very commercial place with lots of tour busses stopping. Atmosphere more commercial and busy than relaxing. Wouldn't recommend. There are other less commercial and more relaxing venues in the region.More

1  Thank aussiesaffa
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for your review which enables us to address any item which our visitors do not find satisfactorily. We have taken serious note of your comments as the elegance of our unique Estate has always made us proud and your experience quite a surprise....More

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Beautiful gardens and art gallery not to mention fantastic wines!! Our tasting was part of the wine tram curated tour and it was lovely to see the grounds and enjoy the art in the gallery as well across the grounds.More

Thank Crystal K
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Dear Chrystal, Thank you for your lovely review. It is such a pleasure to experience our guests loving our wines. Our Wine Maker, Matthew van Heerden, who is also the General Manager, is known to create our wines with passion. We are looking forward to...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The food and menu choices were superb and service to match. The choice of wine by the glass was very good and we ended up buying 2 bottles for our tripMore

Thank Mags2101
GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for making time to post your positive review. It is always such a pleasure to be able to share our beautiful Estate with special guests as yourselves. Our staff pride themselves to deliver the utmost best service and comments as your own will...More

Reviewed 19 March 2017

A few years ago GP used to be the in place to go for Sunday lunch with live local bands and excellent food in a beautiful setting but those days seem long gone now. The setting is still lovely but the food has been inconsistent...More

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GrandeProvenceEstate, Personal Assistant at Grande Provence Estate Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for a review most appreciated. It is always through our guests' guidance with regards to our service that we can present you with better, especially where we can excell. Yes, we are proud of the lovely Angels Tears gardens and our beloved squirrels...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Meals
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
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Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
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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Description
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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