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Cafe BonBon

Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2679
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bon bon” (129 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Unfortunately the Bastille festivities had wiped the restaurant clean of most of its meat reserves, however Pork belly was still available. Our choice thus made for us , we sampled the dish that the Café is well known for, and very pleasant it was too....More

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great experience from the professional booking and reminder system to the venue itself. Arrived a little earlier than booking time to check out the surrounds . No issue as we were taken to our table by the attentive staff and the manager ....More

Thank Supa7WP
Reviewed 1 week ago

My grandfather is buried behind the Huguenot monument in Franschoek and we went for a nostalgic visit to the town, saw his old town house, which is now the First National Bank. It was lunch time and I wanted to visit the old "Swiss Farm...More

Thank cotraveller2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dropped into Café bonbon after a hike up mont Rochelle. The lunch we had was absolutely delicious. Their crispy squid was cooked to perfection, with the squid perfectly tender and the batter light and perfectly crisp. The curry sauce served with the dish was...More

Thank Courtsn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such an amazing peaceful first lunch at the start of a few days break in franschoek. The pork belly is great and the setting is perfect...reminding us how lucky we are to live in this part of the world. We especially have to...More

Thank hem1204
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a road trip to winelands showing a Argentinian friend around. It was a Tuesday and not many of the so called " top " restaurants are open in town. A very wise decision, perfect setting outdoors , friendly and professional service and would love...More

Thank Jean424
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were unsure of where to go, and following Tripadvisor, followed the GPS to Cafe Bonbon. What a refreshing surprise. Too cool for the lovely outdoor area, we got the last inside table. Either buffet breakfast option or menu selection. Eggs Benedict, our popular option,...More

Thank Cheryl T
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Food is v good... classic European with a slightly modern twist - nothing too fussy like some modern restaurants today so we liked that. Prices were reasonable - well compared to Sydney! (where we had visited a few weeks earlier)...maybe not for locals? Historic charm......More

Thank NotMolly
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The food was absolutely excellent. Ambience is good. Staff are friendly and helpful. Maybe the waiters need a bit more training in how to serve the dishes. A few things did not go as planned, but management did try to resolve.

Thank Ari A
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Autumn red and yellows with beautiful French style garden setting. Superb food delicately prepared and served. Good wine list and galant staff. Will return. Serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Solo, duo, friends and family, with a soft rules for kids and animals alike.

Thank Esme O
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10 September 2016|
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Response from MatLJ | Property representative |
Hi Please see our correct Child Policy below: Children are more than welcome at Café BonBon. We expect parents/guardians to please look after their kids and ensure that they do not disturb other guests. Kindly keep them... More
Olga V
1 February 2016|
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Response from zitavskeho | Reviewed this property |
In front below the tree is very nice
Merrin K
11 December 2015|
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Response from judithlorraine123 | Reviewed this property |
hhmmm...i wouldnt go to franschhoek without a car even though it is a safe place and much of the central area is easily accessible on foot. you´ll miss out on far too much. the surrounding are stunning and who wants to join... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2679
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