Franschhoek Cellar

  • Franschhoek Cellar Franschhoek, Western Cape
  • Bistro, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Continental, Light Meals, South African, Vegetarian, Wine bar
  • Lunch
  • R45, Franschhoek Main Road, Franschhoek Valley

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A destination of Necessity ...

For us, lunch is a joyous occasion to be enjoyed with delicious food, excellent wine and great company.

Our restaurant offers the very best in Winelands cuisine. Our lunch menu is regularly updated according to seasonality,and our chef only uses the freshest locally sourced ingredients, including from our very own garden. We also have a fantastic kids menu and great selection of artisanal beers. The kitchen is open from 11:00 daily and serves a sensational snack menu, lunches and cakes throughout the day. The food is wholesome, hearty and delicious – you will want to linger long and savour it.

Franschhoek Cellar, a beautiful asset to the Franschhoek wine route, combines the charms of leisurely country life with the elegance of a world-class venue. Enjoy wine tastings paired with Belgian chocolate or handmade cheese. Dine on alfresco style lunches in our fabulous garden, or sip on an artisanal beer in our bistro & beer garden. Franschhoek Cellar has a special selection of unique event venues within the space to ensure we host your most memorable occasion.


Experience the relaxed luxury of a conference in the Franschhoek Winelands. With our central location in the heart of the Cape Winelands, only a short, scenic drive from Cape Town, we are conveniently located to host your event in the tranquillity of the country while still close to urban amenities. We offer half and full day conference packages which include venue hire and set-up, standard conference equipment and exquisite catering.

The Franschhoek Cellar has no less than 4 event venues for events of any sort and size. There's The Venue, The Mountain View that overlooks the mountains, The Lapa with its thatched boma and The Platform is a remodelled old railway platform. More....


Franschhoek Cellar has an attentive and professional events team that will see to your every nuptial need, ensuring a stress-free wedding that is marked by warm hospitality, delicious food and wine, and vintage memories. This is where elegant, modern facilities meet the romance and charm of wine country life. We have a range of beautiful wedding venues, each with a unique look and feel, including indoor and outdoor options. More...

Functions & Special Occasions

With our excellent facilities and custom catering, our hospitality team will ensure that your celebration lives up to you and your guests' every expectation. Our central location in the heart of the Cape Winelands, only a short drive from Cape Town, means that we are conveniently located to host your event in the tranquility of the country while still close to urban amenities. We have a range of diverse venues to suit any celebratory occasion, big or small. More....

Who's Cooking?

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Jerry Kennedy

Jerry Kennedy is the Executive Chef at The Franschhoek Cellar and together with his expert team, hosts and caters for the guests of DGB.

Jerry studied at a culinary school in Stellenbosch, which was a stepping stone to a life-changing experience and his success in the hospitality industry. He grew up in a small town close to the coast, and this is where his passion for cooking took root with him preparing dinners alongside his mom and baking for the local pastry and cake shop in town.  Although he was very active in sports and school activities, he simply loved going home to explore and learn from the one cook he will always look up to, and the pocket money he earned was a welcome reward!

Jerry gained most of his work experience in the Franschhoek Valley, where he has been a resident since 2009. His experience includes working in the kitchen of a world-renowned boutique hotel and this together with his other experiences have provided him with the best learning curve, which he continues to value today.

He promotes a healthy lifestyle & cultivates professional relationships with his colleagues & guests. Jerry is a problem solver who is devoted to his team and committed to his work, which ensures that he exceeds expectations at all times.

Jerry’s menu is wholesome, unpretentious, yet thoroughly appetising and all dishes are prepared to perfection. 

Our Must Try Meals!

  • Franschhoek Cellar Serving Up A Feast Of Flavour This Summer

    The sunny skies and warmer weather in the Winelands calls for long, laid-back lunches featuring fresh seasonal fare while sipping a glass of fine wine. That is what you'll get when visiting Franschhoek Cellar's restaurant this summer, with some exciting new dishes lighting up the menu. Think stuffed roasted quail, fish of the day with potato fondant and fennel and sesame salad, seared salmon sashimi, venison carpaccio, and squid and chorizo salad. Or banana and peanut butter ice cream sandwich for dessert? Yum! So treat yourself to a feast of fresh flavours this summer at Franschhoek Cellar – your taste buds will thank you.


Group Capacity : 300+ People Cost Per Head : R150+

  • Cuisine : Bistro, Coffee Shop, Contemporary, Continental, Light Meals, South African, Vegetarian, Wine bar
  • Ambience : Coffee Shop, Country, Relaxed, Wine Farm
  • Entertainment : Live music, Childrens Entertainment, Internet or WiFi
  • Dress : Casual
  • Functions
  • Outside Area
    Outside Area
  • Smoking
  • Secure Parking
    Secure Parking
  • Bar
  • Child Friendly
    Child Friendly
  • Kids Menu
    Kids Menu
  • Wheelchair Access
    Wheelchair Access
  • TV/Sports
  • Weddings
  • Conferencing
  • Aircondition
  • Generator
  • Accommodation

Credit Cards Accepted

  • Diners Club
    Diners Club
  • VISA
  • Mastercard
  • SnapScan