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Foliage Restaurant

11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2328
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Restaurant Hours
European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This restaurant visited with 6 persons on a tuesdayevening. The ambiance in this crowded place was excellent and so was the service. At least some of us thought the food was although from great quality a little to much focussed on foodies. Compared with our...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Last time we were in South Africa on holiday, Foliage proved to be the culinary highlight of a trip. Two years on we made a point of coming straight back to Franschhoek, the centre of global cuisine , and of course Foliage its pinnacle. The...More

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We visited with friends during August 2017. The service is warm, attentive and welcoming! The food is prepared thoughtfully and very tasty as ingredients are foraged and used same day. This is high-end dining and well suited for special occasions and celebrations or for foodies...More

Thank SusanFPaarl
Reviewed 4 days ago

The 5 course menu of matching wines was (almost) excellent and each dish had its own 'theme'. The only reason for 'almost' was that right # 3 should have been served on a hot plate. This meant that the meat had become cold before serving...More

Thank Flemming G
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Incredible service, with a warm cozy atmosphere. The food was incredible with a mix of creative fresh ingredients. Each mouthful of food was outstanding and I didnt want it to end. Thanks for adding huge value to my life with an incredible food experience.

Thank MJRaddall
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My partner and I ate here whilst staying in the Winelands and have to say it was fantastic. The food was delicious, my partner had the beef and I had the pork. It was so delicious and the plate was like a work of art!...More

1  Thank Sally R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Food and presentation was superb. Farm to table fresh with sauces not to heavy to top off all of the excellent meal.

Thank Michelle V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our meal was a extraordinary adventure into the culinary world of Foliage. Each dish was special in the way it was prepared and presented. The staff were also exceptional, being attentive, but not over bearing. They were also able to describe each component of each...More

Thank rigo g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good Atmosphere, outstanding food, friendly staffs, dishes' presentation is absolutely incredible We've eaten a Risoto and Angus Beef, and we strongly recommend these...

Thank Fasaccab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When it comes food Chris Erasmus is a magician what you see is not always what you get in fact it is more intricate and revealing as you go along. No matter what you order the culinary delight keeps coming at you, spicing, flavour, presentation...More

Thank Russell P
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7 March 2017|
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Response from geroldmarsch | Reviewed this property |
Hello Thank you for your mail. I was a guest at the restaurant. So please contact the restaurant via their website.....:-) Usually Jan till April is High season there so I recommend to contact them as soon as possible. AND... More
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Huiyee L
19 October 2016|
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Response from Lee-Ann F | Property representative |
Dear Huiyee, Kindly send us an email and we'll forward our current menu to you. As our menu changes very often, we don't publish one. Looking forward to hearing from you Warm regards, Lee-Ann
Michelle C
13 October 2016|
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Response from Ariella K | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Not sure who advised you that but you are absolutely safe. Cape Town has some of the best restaurants and food with world acclaim so the rumour is incorrect. Foliage is divine and their product is all fresh and often... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2328
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Sustainable comfort cooking in a relaxed bistro setting. Big fireplace, wooden tables & chairs and open plan kitchen. Local produce and wines with an emphasis on terroir cooking. And now fully licensed.
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