We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Le Quartier Lounge Bar

Certificate of Excellence
Bar, Café, Tapas
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
16 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+(27)21 876 2151
Website
Improve this listing
Add hours for Le Quartier Lounge Bar and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Le Quartier Francais is home to two restaurants, and a Lounge Bar.The...
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.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 208 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 122
    Excellent
  • 48
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's changed.....

We stopped here for lunch with friends, although we had eaten here several times over the years this was their first visit. We all ate from the Tapas menu and throughly enjoyed the variety of dishes that we had chosen. The layout of the restaurant has changed and from the outside we weren't sure... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
theresaMary47
,
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Add Photo Write a Review

208 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

If this is supposed to help sell the experience at the tasting room, its not helping. We had 6 different items from the tapas style menu, and all were void of flavour. Most were cooked very well, but nothing tasted of anything. Service was average, with no attentiveness from any leader on the floor.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We stopped here for lunch with friends, although we had eaten here several times over the years this was their first visit. We all ate from the Tapas menu and throughly enjoyed the variety of dishes that we had chosen. The layout of the restaurant has changed and from the outside we weren't sure if the restaurant was even open,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mtubatuba, South Africa
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

LQF cocktail lounge has a nice ambience but cocktails were very expensive and service a little slow.

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Egypt, New Jersey
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

When you enter this house/restaurant, it feels as though one has to walk through a diningroom, livingroom with couches to get to the back section which feels like a porch. My husband and I went to a Tappas Bar lunch in the back section of this restaurant on Christmas Day. We each ordered a different selection, and a bottle of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Grabouw, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

there is nothing to dislike from when we walked in up to the moment we walked out we had a fun relaxing time. Great service friendly and helpful staff delicious cocktails and amazing tapas. The décor is eclectic and lovely

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was a lovely location for drinks and tapas. The food was amazing and all the cocktails were delicious. We came here for lunch and drinks and both were great experiences.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cheadle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Lost the charisma it used to have. Serving expensive drinks.Tapas style menu still good but again expensive.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

How long to get a menu? How long to then place a order? How long to get drink? How long to pay? A few customers turn up at once and chaos ensues. Oh dear.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Wilderness, South Africa
Top Contributor
119 reviews 119 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Le Quartier Lounge Bar also viewed

Franschhoek, Western Cape
Franschhoek, Western Cape
 
Franschhoek, Western Cape
Franschhoek, Western Cape
 

Been to Le Quartier Lounge Bar? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Café, Tapas

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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Le Quartier Lounge Bar staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?