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The Franschhoek Cellar

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R45 Franschhoek Main Road, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
+27 21 876 2086
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Disappointing

Visited here while on vacation and was actually quite disappointed. While some of the vineyards... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
leslie1667
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Twyford, United Kingdom
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Beautiful setting/outdoor space...pleasant lunch too

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while...to thank the restaurant, assist other travellers like... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
NotMolly
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Canberra, Australia
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We invite you to visit our cellar to experience our decadent chocolate or cheese and wine pairing with attractions and entertainment for the entire family. At The Franschhoek cellar we boast an array of wine tasting facilities as well as child friendly playground and picnic areas. Some of the facilities available include: Garden/picnic area, kiddies playground, entrance/foyer, Brampton studio, Bernard Premium tasting room, Conference & wedding venue & Bellingham & Franschhoek Cellars tasting rooms.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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R45 Franschhoek Main Road, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
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+27 21 876 2086
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here while on vacation and was actually quite disappointed. While some of the vineyards around Franschhoek provide a very individual and personal experience, this is the most “corporate” of experiences. The wine is fine but the service is so obviously scripted as to become...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while...to thank the restaurant, assist other travellers like us + we put together journals/albums for ourselves + family & friends (in a local “Travellers’ Tales” meet-up group) using TA reviews to help recall memories. We had a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we entered the parking Siyabulela the security guy was very friendly as he directed us to park our car. Then we got onto the golf cart the friendly guy from Congo was very friendly. As we got out the cart the beautiful Carlyn hosted...More

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409margueriten, Manager at The Franschhoek Cellar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Moratiwa, We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit to us. Thank you for your great review! Hope to see you back soon! Kind Regards, The Franschhoek Team

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We did the wine tour at 11 last Saturday which was superb. Owner spoke with such passion which added greatly to the experience. Highly recommended.

Thank Tony F
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Worth a visit when you come to Franschhoek. They have a number of different wine pairing options. A fun experience ti share with friends and family

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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This was our last stop on the Wine Tram and what a treat indeed. The wine tasting with chocolate was superb! We also felt like cake and the waitress brought us a huge slices of decadent chocolate cake. When we asked more about the grapes...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018 via mobile

Had a fast wine tasting before closing, different „sizings“ of tastings possible. Great premium wines and a playground for the little ones.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We went here after a long day of activities when some of the other wineries started to close but it was still open. Once our group saw that they had board games on offer, we were hooked. The tastings come with either cheese or chocolate....More

Thank Aaron L
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We went to the bistro with two small children for a weekday lunch. Very few people around. The childrens playground is shaded under canvas and made of plastic with bobby cars etc. I would have prefered natural materials, but the kids loved it. It's completely...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018

Sat down one member of staff offered us chocolate pairing, he became rather indisposed having his photograph taken with two very inebriated female guests. Impossible to attract his attention his more professional colleague eventually realised we hadn’t been served. Rather spoiled our experience, spoke to...More

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