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The Garden Room

$$ - $$$
16 Huguenot street, Franschhoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2151
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Overview
  • Excellent12%
  • Very good18%
  • Average25%
  • Poor33%
  • Terrible12%
Mar 4, 2018
“Very limited menu”
Feb 13, 2018
“When everywhere else is full...”
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CUISINES
Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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16 Huguenot street, Franschhoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

We went there for dinner. The ambience is good. The staff is excellent. The manager Mark really helped us and was very sweet in answering many of our questions regarding the town, etc. However the food is very average. The menu is very limited and...More

Thank karangoenka
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I have passed your comments on to the team. We hope to be able to welcome you back. Kind regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

The Garden Room is a great place for casual eating. The menu allows you to choose a few sharing plates and the wine list is comprehensive with some well priced wines. We would recommend the chicken satays and the sesame coated prawns.

Thank keithamara
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. The team and I are delighted you enjoyed your experience and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

OK, so we hadn't booked anywhere for dinner (oops!) and, when we tried to book, everywhere was already fully booked. We decided to chance our luck at the multitude of restaurants along the main drag through the village centre of Franschoek. Having been turned away...More

Thank BlomSKI
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded March 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. La Petite Colombe is run under La Colombe management and is separate to Le Quartier Francais and The Garden Room. I have passed your comments on to the team who are currently investigating why your...More

Reviewed February 4, 2018

My husband took me for a birthday lunch at The Garden Room restaurant today. I was really looking forward to it knowing Le Quartier Francais reputation. Location is very nice with lovely interior into a pretty garden area. I was not impressed with the food...More

Thank sylviane v
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I have sent your feedback to management who will investigate accordingly. Kind regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed January 27, 2018

Smallish restaurant with excellent service in a lovely alfresco setting. The menu was excellent for sharing and good for kids. Not as expensive as expected.

Thank AJWP
Hayley K, other at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience in The Garden Room and hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Really sad to report that our experience at The Garden Room restaurant left a lot to be desired. Location is very nice, cool interior looking into a small pretty garden area. But the two areas that we were let down on most were the service...More

Thank AlexiaBeretta
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded January 12, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We will investigate why your experience in The Garden Room did not live up to expectations. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Set in the beautiful town of Franschhoek and part of the amazing Quartier Francais estate/ Leeu Collection. The garden room over looks amazingly groomed garden filled with exceptional works of art - such a haven of fine dining and culture. The menu is simple Asia...More

Thank Bulkybloke
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded January 4, 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted you enjoyed your New Year's Eve dinner at The Garden Room and the team and I look forward to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

We walked in for a light lunch, and luckily we didn’t want more as the menu was very limited. What we did get was very tasty ( so the chef could do much more) and the staff was very friendly. Lots of better options in...More

1  Thank HansenGeert
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you for your review. I have passed your comments on to the team. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed December 26, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful location. Have to say the menu isn’t what we expected - it is like a Thai tapas type of experience. However, after lots of ‘fine dining’ with small portions and not knowing what to expect this was a breath of fresh air. We had...More

Thank Gemma S
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review. The team and I are thrilled you enjoyed your experience in The Garden Room and we look forward to welcoming you back. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed November 26, 2017 via mobile

We were booked into this restaurant by our hotel Leeu House and it was not what we expected. We thought we were booked into a proper restaurant instead it felt like a children’s play area with absolutely no ambiance. We are only here 2 nights...More

Thank Clarabelle85
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Garden Room, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. Le Quartier Francias has two restaurants. Your table was reserved at The Garden Room, we apologise for the misunderstanding and that you did not enjoy your experience. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $17
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Huguenot street, Franschhoek, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2151
  • E-mail
Description
The sunny Garden Room is a beautiful, inviting space that opens up onto a manicured courtyard through wide glass doors. The delicious breakfasts (from 07h00 to 11h00) are legendary. From midday, an all-day dining menu makes for a relaxing afternoon or evening of sharing good food and wine with friends
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