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Review of Essence

Essence
Ranked #50 of 95 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

With free wifi, which I'm using now, is excellent! The best dish is the soup with fresh, warm bread. :D
Definitely come here for a lunch.
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Thank BuckleyD
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Reviewed August 13, 2013

We visited here at about 5.30pm and were surprised at how quiet it was. There is a nice outdoor seated area at the side and the front of the restaurant. The friendly waitress came right over once we were seated with the menus, and a few minutes took our orders.I ordered a chicken wrap and a tea and they both came very quickly. It was very very cheap and the quality of the food was very impressive. The portions were quite big too which I was also happy with as I was rather hungry! Decent restaurant to grab a bit of lunch, I was very happy with it!

Thank Ian O
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Breakfast average, the chips were horrible, the chicken livers were yummy. The atmosphere and ambience seem to make up where the culinary and hospitality lack.

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Thank Akhona M
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Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Great coffee, but horrible breakfast. There is definitely not a chef in the kitchen. My Eggs Benedict was raw and the spinach was mixed with some white sauce(with no flavor). And the hollandaise sauce was split. My wife's vegetarian breakfast was horrible, the chips was oily and the halloumi cheese was overcooked. She asked for sunny side up eggs she got medium. In Franschhoek, the food and wine capitol of South Africa, this is unacceptable.

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1  Thank Japsnoet
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

I like the position, setting ambience of the restaurant. The menu is more than adequate and the coffee is good. Eggs benedict, on salmon, remains the best.

Thank RicotheGreat
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