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Heritage Square, 1 Main Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 104
    Excellent
  • 126
    Very good
  • 38
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food without frills

We arrived in Franschhoek on a late February evening with no dinner bookings. The Grillroom were able to find us a table for four, we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals, to add further to our pleasure, the bill was very reasonable. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Wrinkleytraveller
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Cheshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
164 reviews 164 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

We arrived in Franschhoek on a late February evening with no dinner bookings. The Grillroom were able to find us a table for four, we all thoroughly enjoyed our meals, to add further to our pleasure, the bill was very reasonable. We would thoroughly recommend this restaurant.

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Wokingham
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We have dined at this restaurant several times during our visits to Franschhoek. The food has always been excellent as has the service. We both had fillet steak which was, as ever excellent, followed by crème brulee /tart tatin. We brought our own wine, purchased at a local vineyard, and were charged a reasonable corkage. The restaurant is popular so... More 

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Larne, United Kingdom
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141 reviews 141 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We met with friends for dinner here. We all enjoyed the beer/cocktails while we selected from the menu. The starters were delicious as were the steaks which some had for a main course. The springbok was excellent - beautifully pink in the centre as it should be. Including 3 side dishes and 2 bottles of wine the bill was R1200... More 

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Uppingham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This restaurant is much bigger than it appears from the road, so do go in, even if it looks full at first. We both enjoyed a steak here. Service was pleasant and responsive. Food was good value for money.

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The baked potatoes were hard and cold so the butter would not even melt. The ribs were okay but not melt in the mouth. The chicken special was over cooked and very small so my son was still hungry. My youngest had the kids steak roll which was over cooked and tough. We asked were the no smoking area was... More 

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London
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

It's a conveniently located restaurant that does good steaks, but has very slow service. The waitresses are helpful enough, it is just food delivery that takes an age. On a warm evening, the inside restaurant gets hit and stuffy OK but better in town

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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

The food was good, but nothing I would come back for. The service is friendly but needs more training.

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Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The grillroom was recommended for a good steak. The food was very good. The rump was excellent and well prepared. However, the Resturant ran out of bread??? As there were many reservations (not sure about that as when we left many of the inside tables were still empty at 10:30 in the evening??) we were seated outside and very far... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

very ordinary. Crispy duck it was not. Accompanied by soggy chips. Tiny starter. Service acceptable, ambience dull. Give it a miss when there is so much other choice.

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United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015 via mobile

Nice location, initial impressions were good. Our wine and food order were promptly taken however after 75 minutes the food had not arrived. The waitress was apologetic and we were given complimentary vegetables, but in all reality the fact is that the few staff that were on duty were probably doing the best they could. The restaurant was full but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Heritage Square, 1 Main Road, Franschhoek, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
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

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