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“Where the locals go!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Des Arts

Cafe Des Arts
Ranked #8 of 75 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Based in the small village of Franschhoek in the Western Cape. Franschhoek is renowned world wide for Haut Cuisine and Fine Dining. Cafe des Arts is neither Haute Cuisine nor Fine Dining! Cafe des Arts is a simple, rustic, relaxed restaurant where all that matters is the food. There are no table cloths, no silver service and the food is from the pan to the plate. If you're lucky, you may even get some cutlery! -
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32 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Where the locals go!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2012

This restaurant was recommended by one of the locals at our hotel. The food is excellent and very affordable. Try the cinnamon twist. The best pastries ever!

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English first
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
“Delicious”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2012

Good to eat with Chris and Lulu again. A homely, warm environment with excellent service and absolutely delicious food.

Visited September 2012
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Tucson, Arizona
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Best french toast ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2012

The coffee is great and the croissant french toast is to die for! Great atmosphere and welcoming staff.

Visited August 2012
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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101 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
“worth your visit”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2012

This gallery shows some original south african art, yet it isn't the usual stone-carvings nor the wooden statues. Paintings and pottery are modern and stylish, and they offer a wide price-range

Visited September 2012
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Cape Town
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“DELICIOUS!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2012

What a breakfast! I am so fussy about my breakfast, scrambled eggs in particular. I will visit Franschhoek just for this breakfast experience...and buy some ciabatta for a picnic lunch. Great great food!

Visited August 2012
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