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Foliage Restaurant

11 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2328
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • 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 2 days ago via mobile

This was our second time in Foliage. Last time was when they just opened, a few years ago in winter time in front of fireplace to get warm. Now it was opposite, a very hot summer night which causeud a problem for the staff by...More

Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The food was original. We had a starter of warm BBQ pumpkin, eggplant and kale roulade, raw root vegetable and sprout tartar with herb kombucha. For the mains we had, glen oaks chicken rotolo, open ravioli of sweet corn and dry chardonnay grapes, vine leaf...More

Thank fmeffe
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Never Again To begin with the good: the Service was ‚so, so‘, not really attentive but not really unkind. It by no means can be compared to the warm welcome we experienced in all other Western Cape Restaurants. The food: despite the good rating all...More

Thank NannenGisela
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful restaurant, managed to get a booking (8 months in advance) so book early to avoid disappointment The guys are so welcoming & friendly and so passionate about there restaurant. Also really impressed to see they cater for vegetarians & Vegans The choice...More

Thank Grsomers
Reviewed 4 days ago

Really interesting food, completely different from other meals we have enjoyed here in Franschhoek and Cape Town and good value too.

Thank Sue M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I’ve tried to eat here but the maître has said it was full, considering it was with lots of empty tables I fell he just didn’t want me there! I eat in the restaurant in front and not a new single person arrived to the...More

1  Thank RenataMantovani
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we knew this was the number one restaurant in Franschoek at the time, we felt it just was not for us. Unfortunately we had to move from our designated table immediately after sitting down as it was right next to the busy open...More

1  Thank NobbyWorcestershire
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had very good time there, warm and friendly stuff, great atmosphere, excellent Food, but the plate of the main corse was overloaded and a Little bit to heavy Sauce - it´s summertime; I wished a Little bit lighter.

Thank rainers670
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited this restaurant, the food is of a very high quality. The only negative I would say was the service, the staff were not very friendly.

Thank Ellie2341
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had lunch here and really enjoyed the menu - I had two starters as these are what whetted my appetite most. The staff were attentive and helpful. There was an option to sit outside and I choose that. Food was beautifully presented and imaginative...More

Thank Helen17PW
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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 W
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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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