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The Bar at LQF

16 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2151
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“tapas” (36 reviews)
“suckling pig” (3 reviews)
“fish cakes” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
16 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 258 reviews

Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

Nice spot for pre-dinner drinks! You’d get bored staying here too long but we enjoyed two glasses of MCC before heading to Le Petite Colombe. We should have gotten the cocktails because they actually looked amazing as they were mixing them right in front of...More

Thank Lara D
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded October 19, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. The team and I are thrilled you enjoyed your experience and hope you welcome you back soon. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed August 21, 2017

Overheard someone talking about the tapas at the Bar and we are so glad we tried it. Walked into a superbly decorated bar with a side room of comfy benches and a fire!! Had the mini sausage rolls, scotch egg from the Bar menu and...More

Thank KeithMcKay44
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thank you for your wonderful review of your experience. The team and I are delighted you enjoyed your time at The Bar at LQF and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu collection

Reviewed August 18, 2017

A really delicious lunch. Salad was superb and my friend enjoyed the fish cakes. Pity it took a long time to bring my Pina Colado.

Thank Sportsbunny
Hayley K, Public Relations and Marketing at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2017

Thank you for your lovely review of your experience at The Bar at LQF. I have passed your comments on to the team and we hope to welcome you back. Kind Regards, Hayley Knight Public Relations and Marketing Leeu Collection

Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

We didn't feel like a heavy dinner and thoroughly enjoyed a light meal here - it was off season and so we were the only guests even though across the way the Tastings was very busy. The service was excellent. We enjoyed 5 tapas style...More

Thank sugabtoronto
Caroline J, Director of Operations Quality Control at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

What a great review, thank you very much for taking the time and the team and I are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit to The Bar at LQF. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Caroline Johnson Director...More

Reviewed May 16, 2017

I knew this was special and expected a lot. My expectations were exceeded. What a fabulous dining and wine experience. I am a foodie and a wine drinker -- and even I couldn't eat it all. I highly recommend the full food and wine dinner...More

Thank isellcaptiva
Reviewed May 16, 2017

We visited the Lounge Bar over the past weekend and had a lovely meal. I was a bit worried as we were the only guests for lunch (it is off season currently in SA), but we had a good meal. Our table had a bottle...More

Thank Carmen26Muller
Caroline J, Director of Operations Quality Control at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2017

The team and I really appreciate you reviewing your recent visit to The Bar at LQF. Thank you for your comments, which I have passed on to the team, and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Kind regards, Caroline Johnson Director of Operations...More

Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is situated within a refurbished building in the main street. It is well known because of its quality in service and dining. One can enjoy sundowners on the long outside terrace or within the modern decor of the inside bar area. They offer...More

Thank maryann52za
Caroline J, Director of Operations Quality Control at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded May 5, 2017

Thank you very much Maryann for posting such a lovely review of your visit to the Bar at Le Quartier Francais. I have passed your comments on to the team, who will be delighted, and we look forward to welcoming you back very soon. Kind...More

Reviewed April 20, 2017

We went for a sundowner and some super Gin and tonics. The glasses with a big ball of ice were unusual and we stayed for 2!More

Thank AndreasThieme
Caroline J, Director of Operations Quality Control at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2017

Thank you very much Andreas for reviewing your visit to The Bar at Le Quartier Francais, the team and I are delighted to read that you enjoyed your G&Ts and we look forward to welcoming you back for more sometime soon. Kind regards, Caroline Johnson...More

Reviewed March 2, 2017

We enjoyed a Gin & Tonic on the patio while waiting for dinner @ The Taste. Good service, fair prices..lots of Tonic selection...more Tonics than Gins!More

Thank CancunTravel2Much
Caroline J, Director of Operations Quality Control at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review of your experience of the Bar at Le Quartier Francais. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit have followed up with the team regarding your comment on the number of gins and...More

Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

Last night was our third visit to the Lounge Bar - we ate there twice last time we were in SA a year ago. Although we recalled the service being a bit slow previously, we had good memories and knew the food was good. Sadly...More

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Caroline J, Director of Operations Quality Control at The Bar at LQF, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review your return visit to Le Quartier Lounge Bar Rich, I am so sorry to hear you had a disappointing time with us and have followed up with the team. I would very much appreciate the opportunity to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
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Bar scene
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
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Description
The Bar at LQF is a trendy, sociable space with a wood-burning fireplace. Outside seating creates the perfect spot to relax over a drink and watch the activity on the main street. Savour the signature craft gin cocktails or create your own G&T from the menu of delicious ingredients. There is also a selection of classic cocktails, some with a unique contemporary twist, as well as delicious non-alcoholic versions. The well-stocked bar also offers artisan beers and ciders, as well as a hand-picked selection of proudly South African wines.
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