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Cafe BonBon

Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2679
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“bon bon” (128 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 685 reviews

Reviewed 27 April 2017

A little bit of Provance in South Africa. A beautiful estate Le Dauphine we sat under the oaks in the shade. A wonderful meal, Lamb Rump, Pork Belly and short ribs all prepared beautifully accompanied by a lovely Rose. attentive service. a lovely place.

Thank Clive F
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We stayed on the farm in one off the suites with our little 4 legged child who was made most welcome. We had breakfast at Cafe Bonbon and dinner. For breakfast, the service was good but could be better the food was good the setting...More

1  Thank Lemonsage
Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you are traveling South Africa's wine country this is an ABSOLUTE must visit meal and wine destination. What incredible food and in such a gorgeous setting! The lunch here was superb. We started off with bread rolls befitting a French bakery. All the starters...More

Thank mingfatsai
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I felt very lucky to have found a free table near Capetown for Easter lunch. It was a delightful drive towards Franschhoek (which , duh, means "French Corner") with beautifully manicured wineries and estates along the road. We entered the La Dauphine estate and I...More

Thank theodorazemek
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Cafe Bon Bon at La Petite Dauphine is a beautiful place...from the friendly gentleman called Isaac who welcomes you when you enter, to driving through the vines and fruit trees - one immediately feels at home. The food is heavenly, I had the English breakfast...More

Thank georginahm
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We enjoyed our lunch at Cafe Bon Bon situated just outside the charming village of Franschhoek. The restaurant provides imaginative cuisine with beautifully presented dishes, and also offers a quality children's menu, with lovely areas for children to run and play. The service was very...More

Thank FelicityJohannesburg
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We stopped at La Petite Dauphine to have lunch today. It was the most wonderful experience. We were seated under beautiful trees with the sun shining on the lovely autumn leaves. The menu is a selection of the most amazing dishes. We had quite a...More

Thank Mdvluap
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Our second visit surpassed the first. After an initial misunderstanding regarding our booking, the staff couldn't do enough to assist and take care of us. The food was, again, excellent, the service wonderful and Arthur and Vivian took great care of us. Highly recommended for...More

Thank Josefijozi
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We went there with a couple we're friends with for brunch. The experience was amazing, from the scenery, to the location, to the service and food. Loved everything. French toasts were amazing and the coffee was so good I had 2. Would highly recommend and...More

Thank gozoslash
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We ate here on a recommendation from friends and were not disappointed. The restaurant is on a wine farm just a five minutes drive from Franschhoek. The restaurant is not a modern venue but a traditional dining room in a rustic barn style building with...More

Thank susieplum2017
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Hello, Is this cafe toddler friendly? Children welcome? High chair? Thank you
10 September 2016|
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Response from MatLJ | Property representative |
Hi Please see our correct Child Policy below: Children are more than welcome at Café BonBon. We expect parents/guardians to please look after their kids and ensure that they do not disturb other guests. Kindly keep them... More
Olga V
Am booking lunch for 7 people & not sure which area to go for - Patios (front & Back) or Oak Trees - we want to be outside. - any guidance much appreciated. Thanks
2 February 2016|
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Response from zitavskeho | Reviewed this property |
In front below the tree is very nice
Merrin K
We will not have a car- is there any other transportation available besides bicycle to get to the restaurant?
11 December 2015|
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Response from judithlorraine123 | Reviewed this property |
hhmmm...i wouldnt go to franschhoek without a car even though it is a safe place and much of the central area is easily accessible on foot. you´ll miss out on far too much. the surrounding are stunning and who wants to join... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, View
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Excelsior Road | La Petite Dauphine Guest Farm, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2679
  • E-mail
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