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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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“tapioca” (27 reviews)
“souffle” (45 reviews)
“tasting menu” (65 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
African, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
$$ - $$$
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

It's not often I'll review a restaurant for one dish but this ceviche is beyond incredible. Just order it. The pressed apple is a work of art and accompanies the almost translucent tuna spectacularly. This is most definitely a Michelin class dish. Ryan's kitchen know...More

Thank mgbentour
Reviewed February 21, 2018

We were advised that we must try this place. Food was superb, the atmosphere was cozy and the wines paired perfectly with the meal. Knowledgeable staff too.

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Thank Dawn M
Reviewed February 19, 2018

Trip Advisor was our council before making a reservation with Ryan's Kitchen and after we had our dinner at Ryan's Kitchen we can only say that the service was perfect and the dinner was really fantastic.

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Thank mtebbe2018
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Had dinner here at an outside table with a very pleasant view across the valley..Various menu options and we selected the 3 course menu and enjoyed among others an asparagus starter kingklipnmains and a spectacular rhubarb soufflé.Service was very good but I thought the wine...More

Thank recordable
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We ate at 3 restaurants while we were in Franschhoek and this was by far the worst. We’ve had such a lovely welcome everywhere in SA until this place. The staff looked bored and the service was nothing short of amateur. It took the waiter...More

Thank Coombe99
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

We’d enjoyed a number of very good quality meals whilst in the Cape Town/ Garden Route area. However, the Ceviche starter here stood out. It was like reading a good book - you enjoy it so much , but don’t want to get to the...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2018

We arrived with no expectations and not even particularly hungry, but my husband and I were tempted by the tasting menu and we were very glad we did! From start to finish the attention to detail and flavours were fine tuned and exquisite. We have...More

Thank Sue M
Reviewed February 17, 2018

This was the best South African food we had. We tackled the 9(!) course tasting menu. Each dish was beautifully presented and really tasty. Needless to say, we couldn't eat it all but the waitress, who was delightful, helped by pacing the meal well and...More

Thank Sue D
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and wine in a contemporary location Friendly attentive staff guided by a Romanian head waiter. Dining outdoors weather permitting

Thank IanFarnell
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Fabulous food cooked in an open kitchen - joyous to watch such a passionate chef, Ryan and his team really looked after us. A must do if you’re in Franschhoek!

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$15 - $40
African, Spanish, Contemporary, Fusion
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
6:30 PM - 9:30 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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