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Ryan's Kitchen Restaurant

) #4 of 53 Restaurants in Franschhoek RRRR African, , Fusion
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4598
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapioca” (26 reviews)
“souffle” (49 reviews)
Open Now
18:30 - 21:30All hours
African, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our first night in Franschhoeck was topped off by a wonderful dining experience at Ryan's. The menu offered a variety of options. From turnip noodles, seabass to wildebeest and ostrich bangers...we loved it all.

Thank Shane R
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely evening at Ryan's Kitchen. The staff were very friendly particularly Richard who was very happy to answer all our annoying questions. The food was delicious - the souffle was enormous. Ryan was busy cooking away - exactly as you would hope...More

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Thank 414al
Reviewed 6 days ago

Came in with high expectations and not only were they met, but totally surpassed! Well done Ryan on what you have achieved!

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Thank WgibJHB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing! Had a wonderful time in Franschoek until dinner at Ryan's kitchen. Very good reviews, and we had fantastic tasty meals at Rubens restaurant, Monneaux, and La Bourgogne. We were so looking forward to capping off a stunning weekend at Ryan's kitchen...only to be...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Do the chef's tasting menu with wine pairing. Really enjoyed the flavours which were well presented by friendly staff.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely evening at Ryan's this past weekend. Love the interior of the shop. Manageress and waitress very friendly and efficient. We opted for the 4 course tasting menu with wine pairing. Each of us got a different "suprise" dish from the chef...More

Thank MS1979
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do you think your experience at your favorite molecular gastronomy restaurant has too little food, or too little in the way of meat choices? Then Ryan's is the place for you -- excellent and intriguing combinations of flavors and textures, and a very attentive staff...More

Thank neographite
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeously decorated, quiet subtle ambience with stellar and interesting food choices makes Ryan's kitchen a must-go to restaurant. The menu is a new rake on South African food and flavors. The service was excellent with interesting banter which made the evening. It would have been...More

Thank Ilonka P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delicious meal with friendly service. Essential to book though. Definitely a place We'll be visiting again

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Thank DruidSage2000
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was one of the ones that was on our list to eat at during our Franschhoek visit. The restaurant and atmosphere is lovely and inviting. The service was very good. Prices were decent. Overall though the meal fell a bit short for us. The...More

Thank SDSpartan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
12:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 21:30
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
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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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