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“Slightly disappointing but still good”
Review of Le Bon Vivant

Le Bon Vivant
Ranked #5 of 76 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $15 - $20
Cuisines: Dutch
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Copenhagen, Denmark
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406 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
“Slightly disappointing but still good”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

We were promised a table on the stoep at the suggestion of the lady who confirmed our booking. When we arrived at 6pm, the only clients, we were told we must sit inside (it was a warm evening) and that they didn't serve dinner outside, as another table for 6 was set up we insisted we sat out as promised. The tasting dinner was excellent and it was perhaps our problem that we didn't enjoy all the accompanying wines. Next time I would take the menu and choose my own wines.

  • Visited February 2014
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Espoo, Finland
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good food, excellent value and superb dessert”
Reviewed March 1, 2014

We had tasting dinner with matching wines for the adults and a main course + a dessert assortment for the kids. Food was tasty, but I've had better. The dessert plate for superb. The wines were very good, but as a visitor I was disappointed for not having any wines from Franschhoek.

  • Visited February 2014
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Ghent, Belgium
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“always good!”
Reviewed February 28, 2014

We often visit le Bon Vivant, and this restaurant is still our favorite place in Town. the service is always good, the food even better! this is fine dinning with decent portions! We love having lunch in the garden or dinner on the stoep!

  • Visited February 2014
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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Superb”
Reviewed February 28, 2014

I had the 'taster' menu that included matching wine and it was absolutely superb. Our table had a view of the kitchen so could see a very talented chef produce stunning creations.

Visited February 2014
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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317 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
“Good, but had better at this restaurant”
Reviewed February 27, 2014

We have had dinner several times at Bon vivant. As it was monday and lots of restaurant are closed on a monday we went to Bon Vivant again (you need to book a table, it was very busy)
We had a good meal but it wasn't a special meal, we had better at this restaurant. Service was good and also very good winelist.

Visited February 2014
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