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Ryan's Kitchen - CLOSED

1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4598
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tasting menu” (65 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
$$ - $$$
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 1,015 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here after recommendations from friends we met at a safari lodge, and it met our expectaitons very well. Service was very good and it was really crowded this evening. The menu was innovative and interesting with a few but exciting choices. I went...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Malin_o_Jonas
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We were there with a group. We thought that the food was very good. The service was attentive. but the noise levell was unacceptable

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BillPom
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Following a long journey and some delays, Ryan's Kitchen were very accommodating in ensuring that we still got a meal. Very friendly and helpful staff meant that my wife and I quickly relaxed with a nice drink. Having opted for the "chef's selection" we were...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank kevinalderson
Reviewed May 17, 2018

Maybe just an off night but not for me. Food was ok but seemed very confused? Staff seemed somewhat confused themselves.

Date of visit: May 2018
2  Thank DaveM5402
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

The night started with a complementary pick up at our hotel. Fine welcome and service all through dinner. Great starters, the hake was awesome and tuna carpaccio exquisite. Great mix of African and Asian herbs and spices. Karoo lamb shank was melting in the mouth,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Paolo C
Reviewed May 7, 2018

This restaurant was recommended by our travel agent and was well worth a visit. We chose the tasting menu with local wines and the flavours and presentation were amazing. It is relaxed and they were very happy to discuss the dishes and wines - the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank lindachristinet
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

Why? Because then you will have time, hopefully, to revisit them. Everything we had was excellent. Even their wines by the glass stood out from virtually every other restaurant we have visited in SA. The interior is modern and inviting, the service spot on, and...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LostWanderluster
Reviewed April 30, 2018 via mobile

This place was full, lively and had a good vibe. Food good. Service a bit slow as our excellent waiter was serving load of tables. Probably need more staff. Worth a visit

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank CTAlgarve
Reviewed April 26, 2018

We went to Ryan's Kitchen over 6 years ago and so enjoyed our experience that this was the first place we booked when we found we were returning to SA. The food is still very good but overall the restaurant seems to have lost something...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank TibsWatford
Reviewed April 24, 2018

With our holiday home almost next door and the memories of the first time we went to Ryans and it had been our best dinner it was clear we wanted to go again. We've had a long day and wanted two courses, but the menu...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank Alexandra G
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $40
African, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 4598
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Contemporary South African cooking, small plate concept,excitement and open interactive kitchen located on the main road at the entrance to the village.
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