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All 62 Franschhoek Restaurants

Le Quartier Lounge Bar

16 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+(27)21 876 2151
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Ranked #20 of 62 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Tapas, Bar, Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: Le Quartier Francais is home to two restaurants, and a Lounge Bar.The Garden Room with beautiful views is open for continental and a la carte breakfast, as well as private functions. The Lounge Bar is open daily from 12h00 and offers a selection of Bar Bites - a varitey of tapas style portions full of flavour - as well as Artisanal cocktails, wine and craft beer. The Tasting Room is the signature fine dining restaurant and is only open for dinner, Tuesday - Saturday. Home to Grand Chef Margot Janse, it offers an 8 course African inspired surprise menu - with optional wine pairing. Reservations are essential.
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We came here for lunch which was so delicious... Tapas style plates which are great for sharing. We also went back in the evening for cocktails which were also superb. Thoroughly enjoyed our experience!

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Wilderness, South Africa
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69 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A friend and myself popped in for a light lunch at the end of the Christmas season, when you expect the staff to be tired. Our waitress must have been so tired, that she rushed us through our meal, clearing plates before we had finished eating, and not offering anything more to eat or drink. Our small tapas dishes were... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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135 reviews 135 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We managed to get a last minute booking in the Lounge at the Quartier Francais when we were in Franschoek - it was brilliant and we loved it. Loads of lovely cocktails on offer before dinner and then a delightful choice of tapas dishes and lovely local wine - Four Paws - yum yum. We had popcorn prawns, duck and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

At last minute I managed to get a booking at the Living Room at Le Quartier Franscais and what a lovely little tapa's bar, good food and wine, great place for a quick meal sharing a whole range of interesting little plates.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This has been a regular pre-dinner drink venue and has always been exceptionally good. Consistant. A must visit experience in Franschhoek.

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Kiwi in London
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30 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

We had a selection of taps from the menu, loved the tempura green beans with the delicious sauce! The duck was a little cold and the profiteroles very very good. Great range of cocktails

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Arlington, VA
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8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I've had cocktails here 5+ times and the drinks are very well prepared. Tapas are delicious and varied - one of my favourite places for a snack or light dinner.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

The drive out to Franschhoek is best rounded off with a lunch at Le Quartier Francais. The light lunch menu is well suited to not stuffing oneself silly though still having a great food. We erred on the side of conservatism by ordering one of everything to taste. Weather permitting, make sure you secure an outside table as this section... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Continental or full breakfast with eggs as you like them, excellent coffee, choice of fruit and juices whilst overlooking lovely gardens, but book in the busy season

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185 restaurant reviews
134 helpful votes 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Not quite sure why this place was almost empty on a Saturday evening in December but this is not to say that it's not good, on the contrary. Based on tapas, the food comes rather quickly (but that's usually the point of tapas) and is delicious - we especially enjoyed the slow-cooked rack of lamb with nectarine and mint salad... More 

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Additional Information about Le Quartier Lounge Bar

Address: 16 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +(27)21 876 2151
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Cuisine: Tapas, Bar, Café

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