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Freedom Hill restaurant - CLOSED

Wemmershoek Road | Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
16 Jul 2014
“Most Genorous Wine Tasting Ever!!!”
6 May 2012
“Great food and staff.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, International, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
Wemmershoek Road | Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 16 July 2014

We didn't have food as we were a little rushed. But next time we will opt for the Cheese Platter. However I can tell you the Wine Tasting is one of the best we have ever had. Some wine yards offer you just a small...More

Thank Edvard F
Reviewed 6 May 2012

My boyfriend recently took me to Freedom Hill which has become my favourite restaurant. The food is tasty and unique. The staff are very friendly and happy.

Thank Julia S
Reviewed 16 March 2012

this awesome place is located on the road between paarl and franshoek. after a short drive up hill between the grapevines you find this quite reataurant. you can choose between the beautiful terrace or a simple but nice decorated dining room. the waiters are friendly...More

Thank enricoBeiWien
Reviewed 5 March 2012

Great and personal service, always feel welcome. Good food from the main menu and exciting tapas, followed by excellent local wine, esp. those from own cellar. As the place is popular for functions, make a phone call before you go ther on the weekends

Thank Runar F
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Great place to pop in for a light snack and sip on some delicious selection of wines. We did not order off the main menu but light lunch options were good.

Thank Jacquelinejec
Reviewed 3 February 2012

Restaurant on wine estate a several km out of Paarl towards Franschhoek.  Nice views over the valley to mountains. We went on a Sunday evening, when everything else in Paarl seems to be closed, so restaurant was quiet.  One wonders where everybody goes on a...More

1  Thank grahamee
Reviewed 30 January 2012

We booked here for lunch at short notice on 2nd January 2012 after being let down by Dieu Donne. See my review on that page). The food, wine and service were all excellent and I would thoroughly recommend it.

Thank Rodski
Reviewed 25 January 2012

after arriving from UK on an overnight flight and a quick shower we went for our late lunch,booked via email with Marguerite, to have lunch!! What a great pleasure to be back and able to eat on the Terrace and sample so many new dishes.(new...More

Thank Mieke H-K H
Reviewed 15 January 2012

The staff,always,are very friendly but the food this time, was disappointing.Our duck wraps were dry and we feel the wines are overpriced.

Thank Sue53_11
Reviewed 21 December 2011

The food served at Freedom Hills is definitely interesting, but not too fussy. It also doesn't suffer from the pretentious atmosphere most restaurants in Franschhoek seemed to have adopted. It is a cosy, welcoming place with a great view over the mountains. The pork belly...More

Thank Johanet
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wemmershoek Road | Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Description
Called "Freedom Hill" since restaurant and vineyard are opposite Drakenstein Prison where Nelson Mandela was released. Excellent new restaurant worthy of inclusion
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