OUR RESTAURANT “Franschhoek Kitchen”

Welcome to Franschhoek, one of the culinary hot spots on the African continent. Our estate restaurant –  Franschhoek Kitchen, is rated one of the valley’s leading restaurants.

Franschhoek Kitchen’s standards are based on the best international cuisine but our heart lies in the simplicity and pureness of each and every ingredient. High dining is for others, we prefer to see our guests enjoy a home-made dish, inspired by the country we live in and the farm we work on.

Our vineyard is heavily influenced by the seasons, so are we, so is our food – nature at its best, brought onto your plate – either in the dining room, amidst the vines outdoors, or in form of a picnic along the Franschhoek river – always with a glass of award winning wine from our estate.

Are you going to be taking a adventure on Franschhoek’s super popular WINE TRAM? Make sure to stop at Holden Manz and enjoy a light meal downstairs to fill the gap or our delicious a la carte menu upstairs on the deck overlooking the majestic mountains of Franschhoek – a must do!

Additionally, we offer a shuttle service for guests and residents of the Franschhoek Valley – free of charge.

View the map to find our restaurant.



Opening hours


Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner
Lunch and Dinner

Call our restaurant:

+27 21 876 2738 Option 1


Make a reservation online

Typical menu (subject to change on availability)

smoked potato salad (v)
shimeji mushrooms | rocket | strawberry vinaigrette

charred aubergine velouté
harissa lamb croquette | buffalo labneh | preserved lemon

fennel & lemon cured trout
nasturtium | buttermilk dressing | marmalade

green beans | lemon & poppy | anchovy

soft boiled farm egg (v)
pickled parsley root | cauliflower | rosemary blossom

cape hake
curry crust | garden guava | lemongrass broth

springbok rump steak
sweetcorn hash | BBQ | green tomato

linefish du jour
fishcake | asparagus | ruby grapefruit

pasture reared rib eye
potato gratin | mushroom pâté | horseradish

fresh local burrata (v)
roasted fennel bulb | homemade tagliatelle

braised boland lamb breast
sweetbreads | baby beetroot | spring greens

guavas from our orchard (n)
honey granola | rose scented berry sorbet | lavender yoghurt

valrhona chocolate (n)
dulce de leche | nougatine | hazelnut

granadilla panna cotta
coconut swiss roll | mint meringue | black sesame

dalewood lanquedoc
artisanal semi-soft cheese | parma ham shortbread | toffee apple

café gourmand
locally brewed espresso | sweet treats

two courses r250 | three courses r300


Picnic Menu


farm breads

local ethically sourced charcuterie/biltong

artisan cow’s milk cheeses

du Jour pates & spreads

franschhoek olives and home bottled preserves

two salads using farm to table produce

always something sweet

A bottle between two of our delicious rose


adult picnic journey r165pp or r95 for children under 12 years old


please note:

we are a sustainable family farm, items may vary depending on season and availability.

halaal, vegetarian and vegan menus available on request.

picnics are weather dependant.

space is limited; full deposit required to secure your reservation