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Sacred Ground

36 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2759
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“sandwich” (12 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (14 reviews)
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36 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Slow service and average food. We waited long for our food only to be served the incorrect orders. The croissants were disappointing for an "artisinal bakery".

Thank Dané D
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Stopped here for coffee and cakes and sundowner drinks at different times during our stay in Franschhoek. As it is just off the road in a square it is good for sitting outside and people watch away from car fumes. The cakes we had were...More

Thank mabel98
Reviewed 27 November 2016

After a day of wine and beer tasting in Franschhoek we were looking for a late lunch/early evening snack. The Sacred Ground offered us that opportunity - the food was of a good quality and the salads were on the large side. Additionally the menu...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We held a birthday lunch for my 88 year old father-in-law and the staff went out of their way to make us comfortable. It was a hot day and this spot was in the shade. The food was interesting and tasty juding by the empty...More

Thank lynandgra2014
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The nastiest meat pie I have had in Africa..no the world!! I tried the pork pie a few months ago and was really disappointed so gave it a couple of months before this time trying the beef pies, It was honestly just full of smashed...More

Thank Guenroc
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We've had coffees, light lunch, sundowners and bought take-away from Sacred Ground. Every time the service is friendly and prompt. It's a lovely place to people watch, the food is good and fairly priced.

Thank spark41
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We decided to have a light lunch here and we had salmon and dill quiche which was tasty . Service was good .. Cozy and relaxing ambience .

Thank kenkeh
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed in Franschhoek for three days and never missed a day at Sacred Grounds. The food is wonderful, the service friendly. Ask anyone in the area and they will recommendt this fun little place. The morning coffee and pastries are a great way to...More

Thank Angieinaz1
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a light lunch here whilst touring the vineyards. Gorgeous spring day, sat outside and were promptly served. We picked up on vibes of disagreements between staff and witnessed what looked like an impromptu team meeting! Nit a nice thing to see whilst on...More

Thank Sla40
Reviewed 18 October 2016

While waiting for our wine tram experience we decided to try this restaurant for breakfast. Situated in a quaint off-street open courtyard, the breakfasts all round were good as was the coffee. Would happily recommend this spot for a light meal.

Thank PurdyFamily
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2759
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