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“Delightful lunch!”
Review of Cafe Des Arts

Cafe Des Arts
Ranked #18 of 104 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Based in the small village of Franschhoek in the Western Cape. Franschhoek is renowned world wide for Haut Cuisine and Fine Dining. Cafe des Arts is neither Haute Cuisine nor Fine Dining! Cafe des Arts is a simple, rustic, relaxed restaurant where all that matters is the food. There are no table cloths, no silver service and the food is from the pan to the plate. If you're lucky, you may even get some cutlery! -
Reviewed 29 October 2018

On a day tour of the wine country, we chose this place for its name and were very happy we did. The lunch was delicious and the service casual and pleasant. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank CarolineArizona_11
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Had a quick lunch before going wine tasting. A perfect meal.
Lovely restaurant. Great service.
Extensive, interesting menu.
Will definitely come straight back here next time I’m in Franchhoek.
Scrumptious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robblignaut
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

Good menu selection, food nicely cooked and loved the original art on the walls. Had lunch one day & returned for dinner on a later day. A good place to go after a day of wine tastings.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JessieO111
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We stumbled upon this hidden gem while walking up the street, it is set back from the main road and offers indoor as well as a super outdoor garden dining area, the fresh fish was really excellently prepared and the salads crisp , will definitely return to try the other speciality dishes.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank Ronald R
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

Having lived in Franschhoek years ago we knew the library was down a leafy lane and when we saw the sign for Cafe des Arts pointing down the same lane we went to have a look. With the majority of the town's restaurants being right on the main road pavement this place was remarkably peaceful, with the only sound heard being the stream running past next to some of the outside tables. There are all kinds of brass sculptures outside as well, obscenely expensive, but it does add to the relaxing atmosphere under the trees. In case the weather should deteriorate the inside part of the restaurant is just as lovely. As for the food, it was really good and we would love to explore the menu a bit more.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Thank JJBuirski
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