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La Rochelle Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 (0)21 876 2717
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Ranked #3 of 62 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $20
Hours:
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dutch
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Leeds
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant does not receive the reviews it deserves. I think that it right there at the top in a village full of great restaurants.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

There is attention to detail in the food and service. If you are a foodie, you won't regret or forget a dinner here. My husband and I turned up with no booking on a Saturday night. They managed to fit us in outside, then as soon as a table was available inside, we were moved. Great service continued as the... More 

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Bham
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Lovely meal & atmosphere , great place for dinner whilst in Fransshoek. This was a second visit and would return

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

On most of our visits to Franschoek we tend to stay in the Main Road. Venturing off the main road led to the discovery of a gem. We had an outside table on a Sunday afternoon with a 3 course meal and a bottle of Moreson Chardonnay (highly recommended). The food was well prepared and the presentation was excellent. My... More 

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Nuremberg, Bayern, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I was so happy to get a table without a reservation for 2 days later. And the kitchen is really wonderful !!! And also the wine list. Only the little service problems made the evening in this great restaurant a little bit longer as it should be;-) But: if I hve the chance, I wuld come back...

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Creative dishes, beautifully presented and attentive, discreet service. A very special experience and compliments to the innovative chef for exquisite cuisine.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

My husband and I had an amazing meal at Le Bon Vivant and so glad we'd made the reservation. We are both really fussy eaters but decided to go for the surprise 5 courses selected by the chef with the paired wine for each course because we'd never experienced this before. We were so glad we did it was phenomenal.... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Another stunning dining experience at Le Bon Vivant in Franschhoek and on New Years Eve this time - always a first class experience!

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

A great meal. We had the scallops and bresola to start then the duck and foisgras and the Crayfish and osso bucco.The dessert selection which were all superb. However the cheese platter was a bit disappointing. Not very inspiring.

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Zürich, Schweiz
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were there for dinner some days ago, it was just perfect. Best dinner we had during our holidays in south africa. The desert platter just delicious and so great..... highly recommended. Service top, good price and best food we had. Just go there and try!

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Additional Information about Le Bon Vivant

Address: La Rochelle Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 (0)21 876 2717
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 15 - 20
Cuisine: Dutch

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