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Boschendal restaurant

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European, Contemporary
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Route 310, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 870 4274
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant's decor was beautiful overlooking stunning produce gardens. The food was 5 star divine. The friendly staff provided flawless service. An absolute must.

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Key Largo, Florida
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lunch for three with beautiful scenery and mouthwatering food. The lamb was a taste sensation! The setting, the service, the food...it was just perfect and made for a most memorable time.

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Thank Yvette N
Singapore River, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I did wine tasting followed by lunch at the Werf restaurant in the estate. The wine tasting was spoiled a bit by the attitude of our server who failed to engage with us and attempt a smile. I asked for a clean glass after one tasting but it never appeared and our server careened in and slopped... More 

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Thank Ken M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered a burger at their deli and bit not only into a huge twig (see photo uploaded) but also bone in the patty. The manager was condescending and completely unapologetic. If Boschendal pays so little attention to what goes into their food, one should ask what else is in their food that is perhaps not visible and also what... More 

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LaurenBerry31, Public Relations Manager at Boschendal restaurant, responded to this review

LaurenBerry31, Public Relations Manager at Boschendal restaurant, responded to this review Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to send us feedback and for bringing your concern to our attention. As explained on the day, we use fresh herbs and garnishes in our dishes and this was a Rosemary stem, harvested from our Herb Garden, which as you know... More 

Durban, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a treat to walk around the beautiful gardens of Boschendal and then have their fine Pinot Noir wine and a delicious cold meat and cheese platter in the garden under old oak trees.

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Thank Rose K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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69 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch today at the Boschendal Deli was a delight. Beautiful mild weather, seated in the dappled shade under the trees, and friendly service made for a very enjoyable and restive experience. The resident cockerel and hens ambling around the tables added to the delightful experience. We opted for pies and salads for lunch. One bobotie pie - very unusual to... More 

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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We booked the picnic basket for 6 of us. The concept is great and good location but the food was a big disappointment . Easily could be 10 times better with top excellent food even for picnic. Could be with a great potential to be WOW.. Need to look on this food option.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We enjoyed a very pleasant lunch at The Werf Restaurant. The service was friendly and professional. BUT The Menu was interesting but did not excite. It is neither fine dining (which we really don't need more of in the Winelands; we are so tired of dots, splashes and minute portions) or Bistro (yes, please we need more of this style!)... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This relatively new venue at Boschendal is situated in an old Cape Dutch house on the premises. The setting is beautiful with green lawns and large shady trees But inside the house it is very dark and a bit gloomy. We saw the inside with its dark wood furniture and the various rooms one could be seated in and immediately... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have been there for lunch on a Sunday. It is a lovely location and the service in the restaurant is good and friendly. The quality of food is good but the portions are small and much too expensive for that. RIdiculous is the price for wine. The waiter offered us a wines for R 400 to R 600 and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 310, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 870 4274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?