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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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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
15 May 2016
“Sulky waitresses, slow service”
2 May 2016
“Lunch visit”
Restaurant Hours Closed
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
62 Huguenot Road | 62 Huguenot House, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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41 - 50 of 321 reviews

Reviewed 2 October 2014

We were met by Gideon who, after being told that we were on a limited timeframe, got the staff started on making the pancakes while the 6 of us decised on fillings. Once ordered the food was delivered quite quickly. The pancakes were really good....More

1  Thank Dieter_Sch_13
Reviewed 27 September 2014

For what you got we felt it was very expensive. The pancakes were very nice but did not warrant the prices We enjoyed the outside seating area but felt a bit rushed once we completed our lunch

4  Thank GParkers68
Reviewed 26 September 2014

This restaurant was a great experience. Restaurant owner, Gideon greets you himself as you enter his pancake house. He makes his own personal suggestions which by the way were perfect. I've never had pancakes filled with scrumptious chicken and can say this is a must....More

1  Thank 242lovetovacation
Reviewed 13 September 2014

I had eaten in the Resteraunt a few months ago. I did write a review that must have gotten filed under some obscure heading that makesit impossible to retrieve. Gideon is a wonderful host who shares local lore alng with a variety of pancakes, sweet...More

2  Thank Garyarizona
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

We visited this pancake palace on a Sunday late afternoon and they were about to close but the staff was great and allowed us in. The pancakes we had was just awesome and the servings were filling and a taste that you know you you...More

2  Thank Mustafa A
Reviewed 23 August 2014

This was one of those 'accidental finds'. We parked the car and were looking for the meeting point for a trip we had booked and this place was right there. We had time to spare so we called in. There is an amazing choice of...More

1  Thank Heather L
Reviewed 22 August 2014

Service was good the day I was there and I loved the food! The fillings were interesting and I thoroughly enjoyed my time there. The concept is unique and so South African. We love our pancakes. There was nothing to dislike in this establishment.

Thank WilnaS
Reviewed 12 August 2014

What wonderful well presented food and what friendly staff. The menu is well thought out and the food beautifully presented. There are wine suggestions for every menu item. The host is friendly charming and welcoming. This eatery is must do in this area

1  Thank Sarahthexton
Reviewed 5 July 2014 via mobile

What a great experience, greeted with smiles on a cold winter's morning, simple menu but absolutely delicious pancakes! We had the cinnamon ice-cream pancake with a pot of rooibos on the side, great service! Wil definitely visit again

1  Thank Maxine0Mara
Reviewed 3 July 2014

I don't have a sweet tooth but i am now hooked on the AMAZING dessert pancake , muskadel flambe berries with blue berry ice cream was absolutely DEVINE! my partner loved the banana and caramel pancake.....

1  Thank Elsabie789
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$5 - US$16
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Monday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
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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