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Ryan's Kitchen

1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4598
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapioca” (27 reviews)
“souffle” (45 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
Hours
CUISINES
African, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

My husband and myself had a very delicious lunch here recently before our return to the UK. We both had fish of the day served with the most delicious spicy passion fruit sauce. I had a fig soufflé to follow (wonderful) and hubby had the...More

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Thank Alvin W
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Totally full of complementary flavours. Could not be happier with this choice. Lovely staff and great service. M

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Thank Matt77London
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Ryan's kitchen serves great food and the opportunity to have this paired with Black Elephant Wines was irresistible - excellent concept and a fun lunchtime treat. Wines were delicious and the menu ( which changes seasonally and is always a surprise) was carefully paired to...More

Thank Healy9090
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We have just dined at this restaurant. We are on holiday in S.Africa & have had some amazing food all at inexpensive prices Tonight we decided to try Ryan's Kitchen for the simple reason because it was near our accommodation . The menu was very...More

1  Thank tonyb47
chefryansouthafrica, Owner at Ryan's Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

Thank you for your feedback, regrettably you did not enjoy your time with us, however, we are quite satisfied with what you were served. That is what we do and have become very successful doing it. We serve modern South African food, utilising local ingredients...More

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We arrived on time and were sat at the side. I needed an additional cushion to sit on, to reach the table comfortably. I'm 5ft 9.!! Saw the menu and gasped. I did not understand a lot of it. What is 'Prawn tapioca pudding' as...More

Thank DaveM6
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Really good food served in a beautiful contemporary setting. The atmosphere is genuinely cosy, the staff relaxed and attentive. And the food, ah the food! You can really tell the ambition is focused on two things; taste and presentation. As it always should be of...More

Thank Jorgen S
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Everything from here whether it be food, service or wine was special. When we're next in the area we will 100% be eating here. We were looked after by a young guy who was new, and I think on trial. I hope his talent is...More

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Not the restaurants fault, we had a very pleasant meal but sitting outside in the evening was a big mistake. Badly bitten by mystery insect and because it was so dark we couldn't really see the food which diminished by the experience a bit. Our...More

1  Thank wardzini
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Have enjoyed eating at Ryan's for many years, but this was as good as we have ever enjoyed. Varied menu and the flavours/textures were most interesting. The duck starter was outstanding

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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I have never heard of Ryan's kitchen before we went there, but after we had lunch there, Ryan's kitchen is now definitely on my list of best restarants in the Western Cape. I had the pulled duck as a starter, which was out of this...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Tuesday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Thursday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Friday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 4598
  • E-mail
Description
Contemporary South African cooking, small plate concept,excitement and open interactive kitchen located on the main road at the entrance to the village.
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