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“What a gem!”

Grande Provence Estate Restaurant
Ranked #20 of 75 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$15 - US$34
Cuisines: French, European
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Good for: Business meetings, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate wears her 300-year history with style. Nestled within the Franschhoek Valley in the Western Cape, surrounded by 47-acres of lush vines, this is heartland South African wine country at its finest. The Estate is home to Grande Provence’s award-winning wines and its passionate wine making team. Following harvest every year, carefully selected wines leave the Estate to compete in some of the world’s most prestigious competitions – the number and frequency of the awards bears testament to their success. A sophisticated destination in its own right, Grande Provence proudly presents superb cuisine at The Restaurant, fine wines at The Tasting Room, some of South Africa’s finest art at The Gallery & The Shop, receptions and boutique conferences at The Jonkershuis and 5-star accommodation at The Owner’s Cottage.
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“What a gem!”
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is fabulous! You will be amazed at the chef's creativity. The wines are superb. Great service. Beautiful ambiance for our. 33rd anniversary! Great value. Period!

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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264 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“MY O MY!”
Reviewed 6 July 2014

Who would have thought that one of the best meals I would ever eat would be in Franschhoek South Africa! But its true. I can't explain how it came about but the Cape Grace Hotel recommended it and they were spot on. Folks, thsis a great place to dine!

  • Visited June 2014
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Best meal ever!”
Reviewed 17 June 2014

My wife took me for lunch at Grande Provence for Father's Day. What a treat! The chefs prepared the most delectable and tasty three course meal, I have ever tasted. Try the Galaxy of flavors desert, wow! This is a must for any person traveling to Franshoek.

Visited June 2014
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Paarl, South Africa
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166 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Excuisite Pinot Noir food & wine pairing ”
Reviewed 14 June 2014 via mobile

I was lucky enough that the PN pairing (being a favourite cultivar of mine) coincided with my birthday week. Excellent communication from GP via e-mail re booking and payment and first class service from René beforehand and on the night. Seated at the fireplace as requested. An honour to have the wine makers from respectively Iona, Hamilton Russell, Creation and GP talk about their wine. The chef did brilliantly with pairing his dishes and the roasted quail with the pearl barley for me was especially excellent. The desserts were just TOO special. We had a fantastic & special evening. I recommend these pairings. Great service and a lovely atmosphere.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“A winery with truly great wines”
Reviewed 13 June 2014

We went there in March on a Saturday afternoon just as they were about to close, the outside area was closed but the staff inside duly gave us a tasting of note. All the wines were palatable but the one that stood out was the Grand Provence " Gold medal winning" Cab/Sav, which were bought. Stunning setting with some unusual sculptures in the grounds.

Visited March 2014
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