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Le Quartier Lounge Bar

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16 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2151
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barbados
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have a house in franschhoek and have been many times to the living room - now pretentiously called the garden room. the menu has changed from being really appetizing to awful. The wines are boring and over priced. The mussels were over cooked. The croutons on the caesar salad were like bullets. The staff did their best and the... More 

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Thank iggybarbados
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This bar has a nice friendly atmosphere with a side room off it and comfortabke seating. They serve a good range of drinks as well as tapas available to order from their bar menu. The staff are very friendly and attentive service. The bar is open to anyone and not restricted to hotel guests.

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Thank CathyGri
MatthewLeeuEstates, General Manager at Le Quartier Lounge Bar, responded to this review

Dear CathyGri, Thank you for your review. We love that you and you partner enjoyed your time with in the Bar during your stay in the hotel. Kind Regards, Matthew Smith Area General Manager More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We had a lovely cheese platter here and drinks before dinner. I wish I was there right now having wine and cheese!

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Thank tsimonelli625
MatthewLeeuEstates, General Manager at Le Quartier Lounge Bar, responded to this review

Dear Tsimonelli625, Thank you for your lovely review. We are delighted you and your partner enjoyed your time with us. Kind Regards, Matthew Smith Area General Manager More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We popped in here as we were staying in the hotel, it wasn't a terribly welcoming experience. Slow service, no music or atmosphere. To be honest, they're not really trying. We went back just before 10pm & thought we'd have a night cap - they'd closed early, so not sure what the open hours are actually supposed to be. Not... More 

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1 Thank M M
MatthewLeeuEstates, General Manager at Le Quartier Lounge Bar, responded to this review

Dear M M, Thank you for your feedback on your experience of The Bar at LQF. We do hope that you will consider trying us again on your next visit, as we aim to deliver nothing less than 5 star service to all our guests as you can see by our other reviews. Kind regards, Matthew Smith Area General Manager More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

Little brother of The Tating Room. Tapas type plates with limited but excellent menu. Craft cocktails and wonderful selection of wines. Really enjoyed it.

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Thank Doris R
Montreal, Canada
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Quite hotel bar, great drinks and creative. On the main street, so if you want a cocktail before dinner, this is good quiet spot.

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Thank Samanthaabelson
Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Went with some friends and could not believe wine prices in the heart of wine country. R120 for a tapas portion barely more than two tablespoons in size. Service friendly and efficient but will definitely not return to this place. A huge thumbs down from us.

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Thank Duffy-Cape
Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States
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77 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

The bar for the le Quartier Francais. The staff are wonderful. Drinks are fairly priced, atmosphere is OK, but the bar menu is lacking. Reportedly everything is about to change. We will see.

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Thank William J
Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

The staff was very friendly and nice. The food was tasty and I enjoyed the wine. My friends liked their dinner very much as well.

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Thank Judesworld
Paarl, South Africa
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402 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

No need to pay that much for wine in the heart of the wine region and there is little choice on the menu. The tapas portions makes this a bad choice for dinner. The staff are very friendly.

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Thank Emarie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2151
Description
Le Quartier Francais is home to two restaurants, and a Lounge Bar.The Garden Room with beautiful views is open for continental and a la carte breakfast, as well as private functions. The Lounge Bar is open daily from 12h00 and offers a selection of Bar Bites - a varitey of tapas style portions full of flavour - as well as Artisanal cocktails, wine and craft beer. The Tasting Room is the signature fine dining restaurant and is only open for dinner, Tuesday - Saturday. Home to Grand Chef Margot Janse, it offers an 8 course African inspired surprise menu - with optional wine pairing. Reservations are essential.

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