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Reviewed 22 April 2021

I am so sad to hear this magnificient resturant is closing. The food was so tasty. The service was great. The chef is brilliant. Thank you Foliage! Wishing the staff the very best of everything!

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 5 April 2021

Interesting combinations and flavors, presented beautifully and inspired. The taste sensation amazing and spot on with subtle and big flavors combining for a memorable evening.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 27 January 2021

I have been to Follage twice now over the last two years or so and I think its incredible. My wife is from SA originally and we get to travel home once a year or so and without fail (now) we stay a couple of...nights in Franschhoek and have dinner at Follage. The first time I had grey squirrel pared with a big Chardonnay which blew my mind. Still one of the most amazing things I have ever tried. This time I had BBQ mackerel dim sum which was also mind blowing. The thing I like most about this restaurant is the way out menu. My advise - go completely out of your comfort zone when it comes to ordering, try the most unusual thing on the menu and I can guarantee you will not be disappointed. 10/10 and one of my top restaurants of all time.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 25 January 2021

Had some great, well elaborated meals in this restaurant owned and ran by two junior cooks, on their way to fame.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 14 November 2020

What a beautiful dinner we had, everything on the menu sounded exotic, and the presentation of the meal was magic, its ART on a plate at first you're blown aqay by the flair and then the taste it was food orgasms, sublime experience a definite...stop in Franschhoek. Thank youMore

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 4 November 2020

Dined at Foliage tonight. Food was good, not great. COVID protocols not being followed as our temperatures were not checked upon arrival. Service was abysmal. Felt non existent. Other tables were checked on regularly by the wait staff. The only time they came to our...table was to ask if we would be ok with a window/door being opened to accommodate another table. We finished our bottle of water and were not even offered another. I finished my beer well before I finished my meal and again I was not asked if I wanted another one (I did). Our three pieces of bread, including one small end piece, was collected without the offer of more. The staff did not check to see if we were happy with our meals. The whole ambiance felt like a club that we weren't invited to or welcome to be in. The chef seemed to be talking to one particular table the majority of the evening and the tempo of the service felt hurried as if everyone would be a lot happier once we were gone. We were a lot happier once we were gone too.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 30 October 2020 via mobile

A special occasion was unfortunately spoilt by poor service and food way below the quality we experienced on previous visits. With so many other restaurants to choose from in and around the area, we will not be going there again anytime soon.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 29 October 2020 via mobile

Fabulous, innovative, quality restaurant. Great service. We enjoyed our visit. Convenient location in Franschhoek.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 22 October 2020

Unpretentious with geat food. The smoked meat is rich but well worth it. I like that there are few , if any, starch items.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 6 October 2020 via mobile

Wonderful family lunch experience at Foliage. Wholesome and tasty food, sizable portions and expertly prepared and presented

Date of visit: October 2020
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Foliage Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5