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“great food and down to earth”
Review of Foliage Restaurant

Foliage Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 103 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: 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.
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little restaurant in Franshoek , love the fact you can see the chefs prepering thier wonderful and fresh food , food was great with down to earth flavors.

service and wine is also good

loved the place !!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lawrence9th
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rated 12th out of 500 best restaurants in South Africa (source: 2018 "Eat Out" magazine). Of the four courses, two good and two were really poor: my tartar of beetroot, beetroot chips, pickled radish, and smoked beets was pretty on the plate but totally boring on the palate; my wife's cawliflower dish was hard and inedible (turmeric buchu, pickled pan-fried cawliflower, cashew and worm-wood crumble, paprika and cheese veloute).
Our complaint about the food was superbly handled but this review is a caution about execution not matching high culinary expectations

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank gustavpreller
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What a charming spot in Francshhoek. The food was wonderful. I had the brisket and my wife had the lamb belly. Both were terrific. Had a vegetarian cheesecake as an appetizer. Know that sounds weird but it was heavenly, like a veggie soufflé. Some wonderful chocolate dessert that was superb.

Located on the main drag in Francshhoek, directly across the street from Leeu House where were staying.

Wonderful service but make sure that you have a reservation. We did not but were able to secure a table on the porch which was great but got a lot of street traffic noise. Eat inside if you can.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank william c
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Everything was awesome and the food was outstanding. We did book but the restaurant wasn't completely full when we ate - so possibly no booking needed. The food was nothing like anything we have had before, beautifully presented and the waitress really was efficient and knew the menu well.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Clair L
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

The chef at Foliage takes veg(etari)an food to another level. He cooks from the heart and all dishes are based around plants, with a beautiful eye-pleasing presentation. Animal products that are used, are very carefully chosen with respect for the animal. Gratuity goes to a local animal stray animal initiative. The restaurant is informal and has a relaxed atmosphere. Considering the location and the quality of the food served, not expensive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 574marieked
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