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The Bar at LQF

16 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2151
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“tapas” (33 reviews)
“profiteroles” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
16 Hugenote Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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21 - 30 of 255 reviews

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.

Thank Judesworld
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.

Thank Emarie B
Reviewed May 31, 2016

We had a casual dinner here during our visit to Franschoek. The food was very tasty and the service was good. I'd certainly go back again.

Thank Keith R
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Excellent, friendly and enthusiastic staff, serving beautifully presented and extremely flavor some dishes.... The wine is served perfectly chilled and the ambience great.... Definitely worthy of another and another visit

Thank Karin K
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Located at Le Quartier Français, this tapas-focused hub was JUST what we needed to end off an incredible weekend in Franschhoek! It was a gorgeous day, so we sat outside and shared a bottle of Sauvignon Blanc. Recommended to us by word of mouth, we...More

1  Thank JanineLiane
Reviewed May 5, 2016

My husband payed R70 for a Sav Blanc. I thought that was pretty pricey. Ambience was nice. He sat outside.

Thank ChillyMarlin
Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

We were late for the lunch and the kitchen stayed open for our sake. That is very much appreciated. They serve an interesting blend of tapas inspired dishes. The fennel sallad was great, and the fish cakes tasted very good. The dishes did however not...More

Thank ThunderbirdJenis
Reviewed May 3, 2016

We had a pre dinner drink here before eating at The Tasting Room. The bar area has a nice atmosphere and they make some great cocktails. Worth going there before dinner regardless of where you may be eating

Thank Jaxxxm
Reviewed April 24, 2016

I always have the best coffee there served in Le Creuset cups, straight out of the Le Creuset shop connected to it. You can have a "petit breakfast" which contains of 5 choices of small breakfasts, like eggs benedict (perfect), croissant with home made jam...More

Thank YsabelLebon
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We sat in the conservatory area at the back of the premises which looks over the small garden. Service was good and we had a drink fairly quickly. There were four of us for lunch so we read down the tapas menu and just ordered...More

Thank Mike C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
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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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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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