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Cafe BonBon Restaurant

Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2679
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bon bon” (128 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 2 days ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Thoroughly enjoyed a superb birthday lunch with my family of 14 on Sunday. Treated to absolutely delicious fare by the chef, all so beautifully plated, beyond excellent service and attention by all the staff including the 2 managers on duty, in a gorgeous environment and...More

Thank sue a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place by coincidence, and were stunned by the beautiful setting, the overfriendly staff and good food for very reasonable prices. Summary, a little less cic, but a real gem, and a very good Rose, made by theit own vineyard for nearly nothing....More

Thank weitour
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Headed to Cafe BonBon for breakfast with friends and sat in the peaceful surroundings whilst eating a most delicious breakfast. The menu was perfect, ranging from full english to french croissants with mascarpone, with delicious fruit juice and coffee on the side. Breakfast was made...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful setting, lovely food with superb deserts. Only criticism is that there is VERY limited wine by the glass. The very large chicken wandering about was a surprise. Dogs accepted outside - which is good for dog owners, not so good if you don't like...More

Thank weronhols
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a charcuterie platter and wine under the trees for lunch and returned to the La Petit Dauphine restaurant at the same venue for supper on the same day. The lunch platter was initially pleasant but probably as a result of the salmon my...More

Thank CraigHouseham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best risotto I have ever eaten in such lovely calm surroundings. Beautiful gardens, well tended with dappled sunlight and manicured lawns. Good value for a wonderful meal.

Thank larazet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A little bit of Provance in South Africa. A beautiful estate Le Dauphine we sat under the oaks in the shade. A wonderful meal, Lamb Rump, Pork Belly and short ribs all prepared beautifully accompanied by a lovely Rose. attentive service. a lovely place.

Thank Clive F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed on the farm in one off the suites with our little 4 legged child who was made most welcome. We had breakfast at Cafe Bonbon and dinner. For breakfast, the service was good but could be better the food was good the setting...More

Thank Lemonsage
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are traveling South Africa's wine country this is an ABSOLUTE must visit meal and wine destination. What incredible food and in such a gorgeous setting! The lunch here was superb. We started off with bread rolls befitting a French bakery. All the starters...More

Thank mingfatsai
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, Is this cafe toddler friendly? Children welcome? High chair? Thank you
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
Am booking lunch for 7 people & not sure which area to go for - Patios (front & Back) or Oak Trees - we want to be outside. - any guidance much appreciated. Thanks
1 February 2016|
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Response from zitavskeho | Reviewed this property |
In front below the tree is very nice
Merrin K
We will not have a car- is there any other transportation available besides bicycle to get to the restaurant?
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
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
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
  • E-mail