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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....
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
Credit Cards Accepted
The Last Elephant wine continues to gather acclaimed awards!
06 September 2023 - British Master of Wine, Tim Atkin has awarded The Last Elephant’s 2021 vintage 93 Points in the 2023 Best of South Africa Report. This is the third consecutive year that this exceptional ...
Franschhoek Cellar Shiraz 2021 awarded a Silver Medal with Syrah du Monde
09 June 2023 - The Franschhoek Cellar Shiraz 2021 has been awarded a SILVER MEDAL WITH SYRAH DU MONDE, chosen for this position out of 241 wines from all over the world. The watchwords for this year were &ldq...
Fall in Love With Franschhoek in Autumn at Franschhoek Cellar
17 March 2023 - Watching the Franschhoek Valley change colours with the season is especially magical. Looking out to the fields and mountains, the shades of deep red, orange and soft browns show us that winter...
A New Year with Old Favourites at Franschhoek Cellar
18 January 2023 - Though things change – some things always stay the same… Like the quality of our wines! We take great pride in creating dependably delicious wines, that you can feel proud to bring...
It's Official - The Last Elephant Scores 93 Points Again!
07 September 2022 - Franschhoek Cellar’s The Last Elephant 2019 has been rated by Tim Atkin, Master of Wine in the annual South Africa report, and has been awarded a consecutive 93 points. This exclusive red...
Warm up this Winter in the Valley with Franschhoek Cellar!
10 June 2022 - Winter is the time for comfort, good food, & great wines! Winter is finally here and there’s no better place to spend it than in the picturesque Franschhoek Valley. Sip on some specta...
Experience the Magic of Franschhoek this Autumn!
15 April 2022 - The leaves are falling - Autumn is calling! As the weather begins to chill, join us for a delicious wine and chocolate tasting, then meander under the auburn trees and soak in the crisp autumn ...
We’re The Best Buy in the Prescient Chardonnay Report 2021
08 November 2021 - Our Franschhoek Cellar Town Hall Chardonnay 2021 vintage has been named the Best Buy in the Prescient Chardonnay Report 2021, offering the best quality relative to price with a rating of 91 and sel...
Franschhoek Cellar's The Last Elephant Rakes in More Rewards
10 September 2021 - British Master of Wine, Tim Atkin awarded The Last Elephant’s 2018 vintage a 93-point score in his 2021 Best of South Africa Report. This latest addition to its repertoire of awards makes The...
Franschhoek Cellar is reopening its kitchen for deliveries, yes it’s true!
04 May 2020 - Isn’t it great to get some good news for a change? And what’s that good news you may ask? Your favourite Winelands venue is reopening its kitchen for deliveries - yes it’s t...
The restaurant is open daily from 11:00 – 16:00 and tasting room from 10:00 – 17:30.
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Experience the charms of country life at our world-class venue!
Our skilled team and stunning location can host your events, from conferences to weddings, allowing you to experience the true magic of Franschhoek Cellar.
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Our wine range is expansive and vividly tells the stories of the Franschhoek Valley and its finest vineyard sites.
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Take the stress out of planning your child’s next party! We have all the amenities to make it a superbly relaxing, yet entertaining occasion for kids and parents alike.
One of Franschhoek Cellar‘s most popular attractions is our fantastic covered play park, where kids can play for hours under the attentive supervision of our capable childminders, giving parents complete peace of mind to enjoy a wine tasting or the sumptuous offerings of our restaurant in the tranquil courtyard. The spacious surrounds allow kids the freedom to run around and have fun to heart’s content.
Children can feast on nutritious, delicious dishes from their own unique menu which includes favourites such as homemade spaghetti and meatballs, beef or chicken burger, baked fish, pizza and much more. Moreover, don’t forget the great selection of sweet treats to make the party extra yum.