Tag: Franschhoek

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Where to stay in Franschhoek, South Africa: Mont Rochelle

The heaven that is Mont Rochelle Franschhoek is one of those places I keep going back to. I simply have to. This small town deep in the Winelands of the Cape, just about an hour from central Cape Town, is known as the food capital of South Africa. For good reason – there are certainly […]

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Delicious Indian dishes at Marigold in Franschhoek

Today we’re heading deep into the Cape Winelands to the beautiful town of Franschhoek. One of my favourite places in the world, it’s also one of the oldest towns in South Africa and known as the food and wine heartland of the country. There are so many amazing restaurants and vineyards to try out, all […]

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Exploring and indulging on the Franschhoek Wine Tram

As promised, today we’re hopping on board the Franschhoek Wine Tram. There are so many vineyards in Franschhoek in  South Africa’s Cape Winelands it’s quite a daunting task to pick which ones to visit. So someone clever thought about starting up the Wine Tram to make it easier. There are five routes to choose from and seven […]

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Another great Franschhoek restaurant: Ryan’s Kitchen

Today we’re having dinner in the beautiful Winelands town of Franschhoek. About an hour’s drive from Cape Town, the valley of Franschhoek (which means French Corner in Afrikaans) was originally settled in 1688 by 176 French Huguenot refugees. There’s a definite French feel to the town with many of the settlers naming their new farms […]

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A food adventure at Foliage in Franschhoek

A trip to Franschhoek in the beautiful Cape Winelands means some serious decision making. Most importantly – where to book for dinner. This year it was made easier for me because there’s a new restaurant I’ve been dying to try. Foliage is set on Franschhoek’s main street and is the baby of chef Chris Erasmus who used […]

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An amazing food and wine pairing at Rupert & Rothschild

Time for a trip to Franschhoek. This beautiful town deep in the Winelands is known as the food and wine capital of South Africa (more of that later). And the drive there offers all sorts of possibilities for lunch stops with so many vineyards and restaurants to choose from. My advice – don’t plan, just […]