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All 61 Franschhoek Restaurants

The Grillroom

Heritage Square, 1 Main Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
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Ranked #21 of 61 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Top Contributor
176 reviews 176 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

This is a place we regularly frequent. You do not have to book weeks in advance like other places in the valley, the service is good and the steak is always great! The ribs is also worth a try. The side dishes are tasty and this restaurant just consistently serves great food. Definitely worth a try.

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

In a town with over 40 restaurants we were recommended The Grillroom by a local person and we were not disappointed. The food was very good with both meat and fish options and the wines were all local and very reasonably priced

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Pershore, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

We had an impromptu dinner here last night & we're certainly glad we did. Friendly staff, amazing food, delicious wine. After a disappointing meal at The Tasting Room the night before, our faith in the local cuisine was restored at The Grillroom! Good, honest, local tucker at great value for money. Grilled calamari to start was tasty and superbly cooked.... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

When visiting a steakhouse I expect that even if everything else is mediocre, the steaks should be excellent. After all, that's what a steakhouse does. I had a fillet stuffed with gorgonzola and fog, and my husband had a T-bone steak. Unfortunately both were overlooked. Service was good, ambience was pleasant. With a choice of so many restaurants in Franschhoek... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

When visiting a steak house I expect that even if everything else is mediocre, the steaks should be excellent. After all, that's what a steak house does. I had a fillet stuffed with gorgonzola and fig, and my husband had a t-bone steak. Unfortunately both were overcooked. Service was good, ambience pleasant. With a choice of so many excellent restaurants... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Like one of the other recent reviewers, I feel like I must have been in a different restaurant to the majority of reviewers. Every other restaurant I ate in at Franschhoek was better than here. I had the lamb cutlets, which were OK, I would put them on par with the kind of food I'd get in a pub in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This restaraunt is also a butchers which explains the quality of the meat. We ate here on a Sunday evening which is worth noting as many restaurants here are closed on Sunday's. Three of us had excellent steak dishes all cooked to perfection.The peppercorn and brandy sauce matched the rib eye very well. The dorado fish dish was also reportedly... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This restaurant is in the middle of the wine Mecca of South Africa. Perfect meet and a good wine list. The sea food starters was great except for one of the oysters, one of my kids got ill. I don't know if it was bad or it just was the taste. 😃

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Took a chance on a recommendation and were lucky to get in with no reservation as it was packed on a Saturday night. The food was absolutely fantastic. For a good piece of meat, this is the place

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Franschhoek, South Africa
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

To read the other recent reviews on this restaurant I am completely at a loss for words. We actually stopped going to the Grillroom quite some time ago as we felt the standard had dropped considerably. last week we decided as we had not made reservations anywhere else to try it again. It was such a disappointment. The food was... More 

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Additional Information about The Grillroom

Address: Heritage Square, 1 Main Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Seafood, Steakhouse

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