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Franschhoek South Africa, Western Cape

Top reasons to visit:

  • Great for Wine (877)
  • Food (414)
  • Scenery (156)
  • Gourmet Food (119)
  • Restaurants (118)
  • Relaxation (115)
  • Shopping (81)
  • Fine Dining (67)
  • Vineyards (62)
  • Nature (42)

Franschhoek was highly rated for great for wine by 39 guests from the United States!

Looking for fun and unique tips from travelers who know Franschhoek?

What's your best advice for enjoying the mountains in Franschhoek?

Richard, The United Kingdom

25 days ago Report

Take the 3 and half hour round hike to Dutoitkop. Peak .access via Mont Rochelle park gate abit 2 miles towards Franschhoek Pass . Path clear if a bit steep and rubbly towards peak . Fabulous views from 4500 feet across mountains all around the Franschhoek plain

What makes fine dining in Franschhoek stand out?

Tertius, South Africa

15 days ago Report

There are some restaurants where you will only find a table if you book. Some of the top chefs in South Africa have restaurants in the town.

Why do you recommend Franschhoek for food?

Revel, South Africa

6 days ago Report

It has excellent restaurants

Some say romance is dead; how does Franschhoek prove them wrong?

Tertius, South Africa

15 days ago Report

Mountains, wine farms, picnic spots, fine dining...what more do you want?

What effect did the scenery in Franschhoek have on you?

Tertius, South Africa

15 days ago Report

The town is surrounded by mountains, so every where you go you have awesome views of the mountains.

Where should people go if they don't want to eat in a tourist trap?

Tertius, South Africa

15 days ago Report

Ruben's and East Dutch. Café Bon-Bon is on a working wine farm, excellent surroundings and service and The Grill House for the meat lovers

Is Franschhoek the place to have a meal to remember? Tell us why.

Tyron, South Africa

4 days ago Report

Eat at Reuben's in town, or at the other restaurant run by Chef Reuben called Racine (at the Chamonix wine farm). Both offer exceptional dishes and great settings. The burgers at Racine are special.

How was the wine culture different than what you'd experience at home?

Lynnette, The United Kingdom

14 days ago Report

The natural beauty, standard of the wine farms (including the food) and affordability cannot be beat anywhere else in the world.
  • Nature 42 endorsements

Describe the nature in Franschhoek.

Eugene, South Africa

24 days ago Report

  • Tranquility 28 endorsements

Describe the most tranquil place in Franschhoek and share the good vibes.

Eugene, South Africa

24 days ago Report

Cafe Bon Bon and Lamotte.
  • Relaxation 115 endorsements

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Franschhoek.

Eugene, South Africa

24 days ago Report

Sunset and good champagne
  • Shopping 81 endorsements

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Franschhoek.

Wendy, South Africa

14 days ago Report

There are lots of amazing art galleries and really interesting little shops , with great gifts .
  • Downhill Skiing endorsements

What's the number 1 reason to hit the slopes in Franschhoek?

mary, Ireland

1 day ago Report

no different.
  • Tourism 5 endorsements

How is tourism changing Franschhoek?

JENNY, South Africa

4 days ago Report

making money for the area
  • Countryside 25 endorsements

What's the countryside best for in Franschhoek?

Eugene, South Africa

24 days ago Report


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