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Gideon's The Famous Franschhoek Pancake House - CLOSED

62 Huguenot Road | 62 Huguenot House, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4788
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
15 May 2016
“Sulky waitresses, slow service”
2 May 2016
“Lunch visit”
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
62 Huguenot Road | 62 Huguenot House, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 25 March 2015

We had delicious savoury pancakes for lunch but have to note that the service was so offhand that it bordered on rudeness. It was not the type of service that we experienced elsewhere in the Cape so a great shame.

Reviewed 24 March 2015

Cold coffee , poor service and a clear indication of a once great place going downhill fast , prices are also over the top

4  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Wonderful pancakes in this place, both savoury and sweet. Great drinks, coffees and smoothies as well. My wine hangover was well and truly dealt with after a short visit to this cafe.

Thank Charliefromworthing
Reviewed 18 February 2015

We were happy with the service and the food. We ordered 2 crepes a curry one and a cheese and tomato one and the waitress asked if we were sharing. We said yes and we were pleasantly surprised that when she served us shortly later...More

Thank InYourFaceNutrition
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We had lunch. Arrive in the afternoon. This restaurant is located in a nice place of town. Not too busy not too hectic. The place is standard. I was told that this place had the best Creeps/Pancakes in town. So we order. And to me...More

2  Thank Chipilingt
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Right outside our apartment, this seemed like a good choice for breakfast. The owners were super awesome - kept walking around talking to all the guests, offering free ice cream samples to anyone who wanted one. The coffee was perfect, as were the various stuffed...More

Thank Mohammed B
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

The pancakes were alright, nothing out of the ordinary, not amazing nor terrible. The chocolate sauce they used on the pancake is nice though, but I find it highly overpriced since I asked for the pancake with chocolate sauce, almonds and vanilla ice cream R88...More

Thank Anais C
Reviewed 18 January 2015

We were driving through the wine country when it began to rain. My family and I were tired and wanted to get a good meal before we continued on for the day. We ran through the street to escape the rain while trying to find...More

Thank Shreyas G
Reviewed 13 January 2015

This is the place for the ravenous hungry person. My favourite is the lemon and cinnamon pancake, but my husband loves the savoury pancakes. It´s always a delight to visit Gideon´s. We are frequent visitors.

Thank Agustina T
Reviewed 1 January 2015

I dont believe it can take an hour to prepare 3 pancakes. One gets a single pancake for R85 with no salad not like the pictures at all. Look for an alternative ifni was you.

4  Thank Stuarto2015
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 Huguenot Road | 62 Huguenot House, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 4788
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