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Ryan's Kitchen

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African, European, Contemporary, Fusion
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1 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4598
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

really brilliant night out some of the best dishes we have had in a long time , best souffle that we have had in any restaurant anywhere in the world, hands down , good service Love the simplicity and elegance of the restaurant decor

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1 Thank laurendowner
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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106 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We entered this very modern and not so cosy restaurant with serious expectations - and were not disappointed by the quality of the dishes. The atmosphere and decor is somewhat cold and the noise of the kitchen fan did not exactly help.The service was very good and friendly from every staff member. The food was very well presented and imaginative,... More 

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1 Thank Horst B
Glasgow
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I never write reviews straight away after I have been to a restaurant as I like to dwell on the overall experience and to decide if it has been truly memorable. On reflection, Ryan's Kitchen was good without being memorable. The staff were attentive and although it was "off season", there was still a good atmosphere. There are a lot... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What makes an excellent restaurant? If you had to construct a list, Ryan's Kitchen would tick all the boxes and then some. Stunning views, carefully chosen crockery, attentive service, good wine list, tasteful decor and exceptional food! From the bread course to the last mouthwatering bite of dessert, each moment a masterpiece. Light, flavourful mushroom butter. Exeptional mousses, sauces and... More 

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1 Thank RMmysay
Johannesburg, South Africa
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were pleasantly surprised by our meal at Ryan's kitchen. A lovely break board and complimentary soup added to the experience. The desert however was just fabulous.

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Thank 307jellybean
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an absolute delight! Such clever tasty food. Beautifully presented. Gorgeous decor! Amazing service!

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1 Thank LeighJoy
Pretoria, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The chef comes highly recommended. Delightfully skilled combination of flavours presented in an artful way. If you like champagne I would recommend you try the Black Elephant MCC. Not found easily.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go for the 7 course tasting menu with wine. That turned out to be an excellent choice. The dishes were exciting and at the same time with great flavours. The wines all paired very well with the food. Highly recommended!

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1 Thank Webjorns
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best restaurants ever. The chef is Ryan himself, were there with a family 8 and had a great time. Local African food with a modern twist.

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing meal. If you are in Franscchoek please try this place. The taste and presentation was excellent and the atmosphere is really laid back. You must order the soufflé.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Cuisine
African, European, Contemporary, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Huguenot Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 4598
Description
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?