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Cafe BonBon

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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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Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving up to this estate; you can see pedigree. Whilst the staff are not quite what you would expect, the setting and the food are world class. We had a lamb to share along with a cheese and meat platter. A local mcc from la...More

1  Thank GreatExplore456
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch very nice setting and the waiters were great. The rooster has passed on, a pity as they have also removed the chicken salad, but they said they would do it if we phoned ahead. There isn’t enough choice of wine by the glass.

1  Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe BonBon is certainly one of the most delightful breakfast spots I've discovered ... gorgeous location, fabulous food, wonderful hosts, attentive superb waitron, beautiful surroundings and atmosphere.. a perfect combination for a perfect morning for celebrating a special occasion ... we were seated inside in...More

1  Thank Caroline M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A fabulous 5 course meal for a very special occasion. Outstanding good and wonderful service. I tip my hat to the chef and acknowledge nature for the very beautiful environment. Thank you and well done!

1  Thank Lynda G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our favourite spot for breakfast whenever we go to Franschoek. Beautiful location and ambience. Lovely food.

1  Thank sandravdo2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We called in at lunch time to check out whether we fancied booking for dinner here, which we did. For lunch we shared a beautifully presented and very tasty cheese board. See also the pic of the amazing lemon meringue pie. This restaurant undersells itself...More

1  Thank Howard L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here for lunch on a Sunday, sat at a round table on the gently shaded terrace looking over the garden, very peaceful away from the frenetic buzz of the high street! This is probably our 5th year coming here and I am surprised...More

1  Thank WilliamWiltshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A chance booking to this charming little brassiere was worth the detour from the main drag. The beef fillet with root vegetables was the highlight for me, as was the level of detail on each plate. I will be back on our next visit to...More

1  Thank David B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken to Cafe Bonbon tonight by my family who have visited and eaten there many times. The waitress that served our table had comunication problems I ordered Beef Fillet Medium it came up rare and not with fries that l ordered....The manager came...More

2  Thank julie w
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Cafe BonBon is located just outside of Franschhoek on a wonderful wine estate. The grounds are beautiful, the restaurant is tastefully decorated. There is a large indoor area for colder days and a large terrace with a nice view of the mountains and pond. Service...More

1  Thank Stalex24
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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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
View, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
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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