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Dutch East Restaurant - CLOSED

42 Huguenot Road | Corner of Huguenot and Bourdeaux, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 3547
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“steak” (104 reviews)
“fried milk” (9 reviews)
“mussels” (27 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Grill, Contemporary
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
42 Huguenot Road | Corner of Huguenot and Bourdeaux, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviews (771)
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1 - 10 of 648 reviews

Reviewed April 2, 2018

Great atmosphere if eating out or inside. Pleasant, knowledgeable and efficient staff go the extra mile to explain the menu. We stuck to our old favourites of fillet steaks which, as always, were tender and tasty. Great wine list and dessert menu. Such a pleasant...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank angela c
Reviewed February 9, 2018

We had lunch here, after looking at many of the other restaurants. My wife is very picky, and few places impress her. We sat outside under the canopies - and had a very nice meal. The Calamari and Avocado salad was excellent but the Chuck...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank philipwoolley
Reviewed February 6, 2018

We walked from our guest house to this busy high street restaurant which had an extensive menu and decent wine list. Staff were friendly and helpful and the service was great.I had the calves liver, delicious. Quite busy so recommend you book

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank barryasmus0645
Reviewed January 30, 2018

The name of this restaurant suggests that the food here pays more than just lip-service to the incredible heritage of South African food. For the most part, the food we ate drew its influences from this heritage. We ate from the "3 courses for R280"...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank emjay1968
Reviewed January 28, 2018

If there was 3.5 stars, I would give it that rating but definitely not 4 stars. This is a relaxed eatery on the main road of Franschhoek with outside seating overlooking the walkway, and tables inside the old Cape Dutch building. Menu: A mixture of...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank LesleyWood
Reviewed January 23, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I went there for lunch. Despite being the only people in the entire restaurant, it still took the waiter forever to bring us menus. He had fish and I ordered what was supposed to be stuffed Chicken. After waiting long enough to...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Alexis M
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

If you don’t want to go to one of the so-called ‘top restaurants’, this is a great alternative. Most importantly they have a lovely terrace, and if you want to eat outdoors, this is a good place. We have also enjoyed the food, which was...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Peter Jan R
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Dutch East located on the main street has a very limited menu and if you are looking for a tasty salad this is not your place to eat.More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Rolf H
DutchEast, General Manager at Dutch East Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2018

Dear RolfH, Thank you for taking the time in writing a review based on your experience at our establishment. However, I do find your feedback on the limited menu very surprising, we have a a La Carte as well as a 3-course set menu running...More

Reviewed January 17, 2018 via mobile

We had a nice dinner nice atmosphere .. nice wine .. carpaccio was one of best i ever had .!! Place to come back ..More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank AhmetK1023
DutchEast, General Manager at Dutch East Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2018

Dear AhmetK, Thank you for your wonderful feedback regarding your visit! We are very proud of our kitchen and front of house team for pulling of such high standards of food preparation and customer service. I'm so pleased to see that it reflected during your...More

Reviewed January 10, 2018

Went there for lunch and, as in a lot of place in Franschhoek, the food was delicious, the wine was excellent and the service was spot on. Terrace a little crowded but great if you want to share and meet.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank negroni68
DutchEast, General Manager at Dutch East Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2018

Dear Negroni68, We appreciate your feedback on tripadvisor based on your experience at Dutch East restaurant. We strive towards exelent service, outstanding food and a great wine selection and I am glad to see that all of the mentioned above was reflecting during your visit....More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $18
Cuisine
Grill, Contemporary
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 Huguenot Road | Corner of Huguenot and Bourdeaux, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 3547
  • E-mail
Description
Dutch East cuisine is a unique combination of uncomplicated bistro fare with healthy portions perfectly presented. Our menu blends modern steakhouse classics with a contemporary bistro style. We take inspiration from Cape Malay, eastern and traditional south African flavours
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