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“Great people, great food!”

Gideon's The Famous Franschhoek Pancake House
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: French
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed April 9, 2014

It's not often that the owner greets you as you sit done at his restaurant. Very refreshing atmosphere and very relaxing service. The food is great, I recommend ordering one half savory and one half sweet pancakes! Enjoy!

1  Thank Melissa T
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Reviewed April 4, 2014

Stop for a coffee a week ago. Then a guy the came to us and going on to order a pancake. I heard later he was the boss. Well mr.boss or Gideon you are anoing,and also rude toyour staff in front of guest don't shout at them .Been a manager at a hotel four six years and open my own coffee shop in cape town I am ashamed to had coffee at your place never again.And do not sit the whole day at your coffee tables you and your wife it look do desperate get a life the place is too small for flies.never again

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4  Thank lovegoodfo
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Reviewed April 3, 2014

We managed a quick pop in and out for a pancake ( or in fact a half size one if you're not too hungry). Fresh juices were lovely and menu was comprehensive with a good vegetarian selection ( for a change!). Pancakes were fresh and tasty. However this isn't gastronomique so set your expectations - it's pancake!!

1  Thank Fiona B
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Reviewed March 29, 2014

We tried both the savory and sweet pancakes and loved both. These are Dutch style pancakes similar to crepes. We tried the avocado, tomato and cottage cheese with Portuguese pesto sauce. The sauce is a bit spicy, and works well with the combination.

It took quite a while for the final bill to arrive.

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1  Thank 01dFo1ks
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

Brilliant pancakes - sweet or savoury. I especially liked the lamb version and then the banana one (different sittings as very filling!!). Nice to sit in the sun and finish with a Cappucino.

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Thank Pageland
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