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Dieu Donne

Address: Off R45, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 876 2493
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Ranked #23 of 40 Activities in Franschhoek
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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London, England, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Deeply disappointing. Yes, the location is very impressive. But you'd have to feel that if creating the setting was left to the incompetent staff then the mountains would only be half built and various members of staff would be wandering around trying to work out where exactly the sun was supposed to be setting. For the things that are supposedly... More 

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7 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As part of the Franschhoek Wine Tram we stopped off at the Dieu Donné and by chanced popped into the restaurant to see if they could accommodate us for lunch. Unfortunately they were fully booked as you'd expect but luckily for us there was a cancellation and we got in to our delight. The views were stunning, the wine was... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We had a Sunday lunch there and at first sat upstairs. This was good but not great. When booking request at the bottom in the garden. The view is magnificent. Food is definitely above average and tasteful, but the service needs attention especially on a Sunday when filled to capacity. The wine selection is commendable.

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Vienna, Austria
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55 reviews 55 reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We ate there three times within two weeks, two lunches and one dinner. thus we obviously liked it. The view across the Franschhoek valley is spectacular, food and wine excellent. They lost my 5th point due to the bad service on our last visit, when they obviously forgot our order and the whole lunch took two and a half hours.

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
7 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

this is not a review for the restaurant but for the wine tasting as part of the wine tram trip. The whole experience was fantastic for the views alone - sitting in the little garden area with views stretching across the valley was simply breathtaking. The 3 wines we tasted were fine but I felt the service of the staff... More 

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90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This Restaurant is yet another quite super restaurants with stunning views, beautiful ambiance, quite stunning cooking, wonderful menu, wonderful service - in fact - this was perfection on a plate. A really lovely waitress, Charity, looked after us as if we were Royalty. Her service was flawless, attentive yet not intrusive with a beautiful smile and so knowledgable about the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We visited to taste wine and found that the selection was nothing great. The lady at the counter was friendly and helpful and there are nice views over the valley.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

A beautiful vineyard up in the hills above Franshoek. Food at the restaurant was very good but the service unfortunately a bit slow. The Dieu Donne Brut Rose was a real winner!

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Billericay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We stopped here for a wine tasting and a "Cheese Platter". The building is modern, clean and cool, service by the staff was very good, the cheese platter was more than ample, the wine was good and the view ..... unbelievable. Whether you're in the restaurant, or just sitting at a table on the grass lawn, the view is spectacular.... More 

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South Africa
17 reviews 17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We had our year end function here and we loved it. The food was amazing and the view from the top of Dieu Donne was magnificent. They have this amazing table in the wine tasting room which I will come and do another review on. The staff are very professional and pleasant and we had a grand time

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