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“Not bad at all”

Dutch East Restaurant
Ranked #13 of 83 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$18
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Description: Dutch East cuisine is a unique combination of uncomplicated bistro fare with healthy portions perfectly presented. Our menu blends modern steakhouse classics with a contemporary bistro style. We take inspiration from Cape Malay, eastern and traditional south African flavours
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Well trained, pleasant staff. Bright, airy dining room with a cheering fire as a focal point. I ordered a lamb curry and it was well executed and very tasty. However, all the elements were in dishes and I had to use my side plate in order to decant my food - no big deal, but a small detail. Also, the poppadum wasn't crisp. Overall, a pleasant experience and I would go back.

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Thank Diana P
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Reviewed 17 May 2014

With so many visits over the years I just keep on coming back for more and more and more!!! With such pleasant people and a warm and comfortable atmosphere it just gets better and better every time when i walk in. Many thanks for over the years of good service and see you guys next time!!!

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Thank Hank D
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Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely meal! My Mother was spoilt with delicious prawns and their Milktart is devine! We even got free cappuccinos for Mother's Day. Their live music was also great.

Thank marykam2014
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Reviewed 26 April 2014

We dined at Dutch East on the first night of our stay in Franschoek. The menu was interesting, the food great and the service was right on the button. Thank you!

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Thank Craig25Kenyon
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Reviewed 25 April 2014 via mobile

We took a friend's recommendation for our 2 day stay in Franschhoek and went to Dutch East for dinner. The ambience was great - wood burning fire and low candle light on tables. The food was out of this world - Modern South African cuisine with an innovative infusion of an Eastern/Asian twist developed by the excellent head chef Pasch du Plooy. The service was excellent!
Dutch East also has it own butchery and roast it's own coffee.
We had the special starters - sautéed duck livers with pear, rains & brandy cream sauce and the smoked Springbuck carpaccio - delirious; the picantina steak served with a SA version on salsa for main.
A must if you are in Franschhoek!

Thank Telly_Tubbies_Tour
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