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“Great food & excellent service”

Dutch East Restaurant
Ranked #16 of 84 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$18
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, 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 July 2014

We had a great dinner at Dutch East with a lovely fire going - atmosphere was so inviting and lovely.
Service was really brilliant with friendly staff and staff not only knowing the menu, but who could also make some really great recommendations!
Food was great!What a lovely steak i had and the portions were good.Even the children were impressed with their food.
The wines from the area complimented the food and it also led to us buying some of the region wines.
I definitly recommend Dutch East!

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Thank Anita B
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Reviewed 18 July 2014

An excellent steak preceded by a tasty "Asian" Calamari. The service was exceptionally good and Sammy must get full credit here.
Enjoyed wine from the Franschhoek valley but had to correct the bill presented as it differed from the wine list price (R190 vs R135). Apparently to do with price adjustments for "Bastille Day"!!!!! Manageress was most gracious and apologetic and accepted as such.
Nevertheless we will definitely return for another meal and hope that this time the "Pichana" steak will also be available. Hope that Sammy serves us again.

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Thank Steltrav
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We had lunch at Dutch East during the recent Bastille Day Festival. What a great place. Excellent service, lovely setting and good food. We were able to sit outside which was pleasant watching the world go by. The presentation and flavours of the food was what I expected from Franschhoek - top notch! The portions were generous, and there is sufficient variety for all. Will definitely be back.

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Thank Andrew_SouthAfrica1
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

Had lunch there on the Sunday of the Bastille Festival.
Service was brilliant, warm welcoming smiles greeted us at the entrance, and they lasted throughout the meal. Service was quick and soon we had our meals which were piping hot and really flavorful. My Prawn and Calamari pasta, which was very saucy, has to be one of the best seafood pasta's I have had in a long time..Flavors reminded me of a very good Bouillabaisse .Need to award restaurants who can pull off this type of service and food, on one of the busiest days of the year, Well Done.

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Thank Stewart_Stoffel
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

What a divine evening! The staff was friendly, the restaurant cosy, the wine delicious. BUT the highlight was the steak. We had the Pichana rump, which was a first, and it was scrumptious. Really highly recommended and definitely worth a try!

Thank CarriiG
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