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Franschhoek Country House

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Welcome to Franschhoek Country House & Villas, your five star hotel accommodation in the heart of the Franschhoek valley complimented by the well known Monneaux Restaurant and a number of guest services on offer for you to enjoy and indulge in. Situated on the outskirts of the Franschhoek Village, only 1km from the main town it is an ideal base to indulge your tastes for fine wines and world class cuisine. Guests can choose between the original and charming Franschhoek Country House or the Villas @ Franschhoek Country House.

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Luxury Hotel Rooms At The Franschoek Country House



The original Franschhoek Country House offers a range of luxury rooms including the charming Standard Rooms, Luxury Rooms and Garden Cottages. Whichever you choose, the accommodation on offer is designed with your comfort and luxury experience in mind. In addition to the standard and luxury rooms, the recently added villa suites are available for guests looking for a more luxurious and pampered experience complimented by the extra special touches. All our luxury suites is a haven of space and opulence consisting of three separate rooms and include a entrance area with lounge, a separate bedroom and full en-suite picturesque bathrooms – arguably the best hotel suites available in the winelands.

The Monneaux Restaurant


Our award winning restaurant awaits you. The famous Monneaux Restaurant ranks among South Africa’s top restaurants, and serves an inspired contemporary take on the classics. Lunch is enjoyed on the fountain terrace under a spreading pepper tree while dinner is enjoyed in the elegant but relaxed dining room in the original manor house. Set on the original site of Franschhoek’s first parfumerie, today its the heavenly scent of chef Adrian Buchanans cooking that inspires at the Monneaux Restaurant, a Cape culinary classic. Even by the food & wine capital of the country’s high standards, Monneaux is an extra-ordinary success, having been in the country’s Top 100 list for six years consecutively, on the Top 10 list for two years and winning the American Express Platinum Award for fine dining. The underground cellar is available for private functions where dinner can be enjoyed by an impressive selection of local and foreign wines. The restaurant’s bar lounge provide a comfortable environment to relax and enjoy the company you’re with. The wine list emphasizes the boutique wines of the Franschhoek Valley as well as an impressive selection of other award winning wines of South Africa.

Our Restaurant Awards
Awarded the acclaimed American Express Platinum Fine Dining Award

Voted one of South Africa’s Top 100 Restaurants for six years

Voted one of South Africa’s Top 10 Restaurants by EAT OUT Magazine for 2 years


“A most gratifying culinary conversation” – Cape Times

“…I will single out the Monneaux Restaurant as one of the best restaurants I have ever been to anywhere in the world and I travel frequently. The food and service were outstanding” – Guest

“They have the very best cuisine that I have had anywhere for a long time, highly creative, wonderful execution” – London Newspaper

“A high standard of exquisitely presented and highly inventive modern French cuisine..” – Style Magazine

“… Menu celebrates fusion food in unexpected flavour mixes with picture-perfect plating” – Wine Magazine

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Our Luxury Guest Services


Pamper yourself with a range of treatments including massages, reflexology, facials, manicures, pedicures and signature treatments. The perfect way to relax and unwind our qualified and professional staff looks forward to spoiling you at our welcoming and intimate treatment room with standard and signature treatments.

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Things To Do In Franschoek


Food & Wine First and foremost Franschhoek is about food and wine – and lots of it! The number of top rated restaurants together with the excellent boutique wine farms of the Franschhoek Valley makes this the most perfect place to visit in all of South Africa for food and wine lovers! In addition to the Franschhoek Wine Valley the Stellenbosch and Paarl wine routes are both within a scenic half an hour’s drive of Franschhoek offering an even wider choice. The wine routes are easy to navigate, however, we can easily arrange a guided wine and cellar tour on your behalf should you prefer!

The Town of Franschhoek – this charming town, encircled by mountains offers a range of shops for all interest including:

  • Galleries
  • Boutiques
  • Art shops
  • Jewellery shops
  • Specialist shops
  • Visit the chocolate factory or
  • Some of the cheese makers of the valley
  • Visit the Huguenot museum and historical sites And of course more restaurants!

Golf – within a short drive (all within a half an hours drive) guests can enjoy the following golf courses:

  • Pearly Valley Golf Estate
  • Boschenmeer Golf Estate
  • Stellenbosch Golf Club
  • Villiersdorp Country Club

A number of other golf courses further afield can also be visited.

For the more adventurous – for those young at heart:

  • Try wine tasting on horseback (by riding from one farm to the next)
  • Horse riding in the mountains
  • Rent a bicycle to cycle through the charming village
  • Go hiking in the mountains
  • Hot air ballooning close by
  • Various golf courses in the area
  • Paragliding from the Franschhoek Mountains (*seasonal)

Beyond Franschhoek – many return guests have decided to make the beautiful town of Franschhoek their “home base” and travel to some of the other well known areas of the fairest cape during the day such as:

  • A visit to one of the beaches – Strand and Gordon’s Bay is the closest
  • Take a day trip to Hermanus – a charming town where whales can be spotted during season
  • Visit Cape Town and surrounding area – only 45 minutes drive from Franschhoek
  • Enjoy the surrounding towns of Stellenbosch and Paarl – both in less than 30 minutes drive from Franschhoek

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