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Roca Restaurant

Uitkyk Street | Dieu Donne Vineyards, Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 3384
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
French, African, Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Uitkyk Street | Dieu Donne Vineyards, Franschhoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We arrived at 6 to see the sunset. Absolutely magical the views are stunning sat in the garden for our first glass of wine when the sun disappeared moved under the awnings on the terrace. Had fish cake to start then springbok all very good....More

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken here by some good friends who live in Franschhoek and the views at sunset were amazing and the food was good too- the chicken and prawn curry was good definitely worth a visit

Thank Gary R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing view, lovely to sit and watch the sun set, they even give you blankets when it's cold, lovely food and service.

Thank Nayerin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Almost tree hours to get one dish for lunch, even if the food is good and the surroundings are nice. Made the excperince bad.

Thank kristinebre
Reviewed 1 week ago

It may be that we chose a bad evening to have dinner here but the accoustics outside were so bad the a rather noisy table of young who were over very refreshed and celebrating something could be heard shouting the whole evening even though they...More

Thank WilliamWiltshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Roca at sunset and it was stunning! We had a glass of wine out on the terrace then dinner in the restaurant - we enjoyed our food as the sun set behind the mountains. The menu was excellent, and the food was delicious...More

Thank HeatherC_3131
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for dinner but wished we had gone earlier for the sunset because we could imagine how spectacular the view must be. Nevertheless the venue at night is gorgeous -the beautiful steps ascending to the restaurant and the expansive reception are impressive; the menu...More

Thank Tittlemouse2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter choose this venue for us to have a Sunday lunch after being here a couple years ago. The day was beautiful sunny and warm after a while of being cold and miserable. We sat outside out in the grounds and enjoyed a magnificent...More

Thank Ravi N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place cannot disappoint you! The food is delectable, the setting cannot be beaten and the sundowners will rate as top 3 in the world! Top this with service from Craig and his team..........will keep you wanting just one more day!!!!

Thank Companion817959
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We picked this spot for lunch along the wine tram and had a wonderful meal. I recommend booking in advance to get a table with fabulous views over the Franschhoek valley.

Thank Lauren M
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Clare B
December 22, 2017|
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Response from CKY281 | Reviewed this property |
We purchased our bottle of wine from the restaurant at reasonable price. did notice some customers that BYO wine but don't know whether corkage was levied.
October 7, 2017|
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May 4, 2017|
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Response from Filip_Ingrid | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Uitkyk Street | Dieu Donne Vineyards, Franschhoek, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 3384
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It just seems meant to be that the location of Roca on Dieu Donne is actually translated as Rock on God Given land. This becomes apparent on first observing the iconic views of the Franschoek Valley from the upper deck of the double volume Roca Restaurant. The visionary behind the Dieu Donne wine estate, Robert Maingard, has no doubt inculcated the dynamic restaurant proprietor, Craig Sherrell, to use the space in which the energy of sacred geometry has been introduced. A visit here can be lengthy as the beauty; the food, the wine and the service have an amazing effect. The upper indoor space, seating 120 covers has its special aura, complimented by the Seed and Flower of Life and the Cross of Loraine.
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