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Ryan's Kitchen Restaurant

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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6:30 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
African, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an excellent meal with great service, the only downside was that the front door was broken and as a result the meal was constantly interrupted by draughts diners getting up and down to close it. Assuming this is fixed by now, I would...More

Thank john m
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the 4 course meal and it was really an experience not to forget. Absolutely a restaurant to recommend.

Thank Stefaan V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Masterchef has become a word more linked to tv programmes than its origins with cooking. Make the effort to reserve a table here and you will understand why it is so popular, the food is spectacular not only as a picture on the plate but...More

Thank Geoff P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We find ourselves here again, 3 times during this visit. Food is excellent as always and standards haven't dropped. The food is well deserving of higher accolades. Lana and her front of house team are as efficient as ever and you feel well looked after...More

Thank DRWLeeds_UK
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nominally 4-course chef's choice tasting menu with wine pairings. In reality there were also snacks for the table with their own drink. Also, not all of us had same dishes/wines as part of the menu, so there was a chance to try...More

Thank FrequentFlyerBOS
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here one night due to our hotel's DR being closed for construction- to our great good fortune! Stayed as South African fusion cuisine, the food was a delight! The room is designed to allow diners to watch Ryan and his...More

Thank Ann249
Reviewed 1 week ago

We seem to have done a great deal of eating on this holiday, but one place in particular sticks out in the memory - Ryan's Kitchen. The menu was balanced, varied and interesting, the food beautifully presented and above all full of flavour. The wine...More

Thank Simmobrizzy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying in Franschhoek for 3 nights we needed somewhere special for the last night of our South African honeymoon, so Ryan's Kitchen turned out to be simply perfect. This was probably the best meal of our trip from a simple menu which included game, with...More

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first of our meals in and around Franschhoek, and we thoroughly enjoyed the evening, though felt we went on to enjoy others more. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming and, on the whole, the food was excellent. However, one of us had...More

Thank mb1605
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had the 7-course African taster menu with accompanying wines. It was a superb. Whilst the odd component from each course had you scratching your head, the overall experience was excellent, which we thought was good value for money.

Thank Malcolm L
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 PM
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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