LE QUARTIER FRANCAIS
IN THE HEART OF FRANSCHHOEK
Located in the heart of Franschhoek, just an hour out of Cape Town, Le Quartier Francais is the ideal base from which to explore the wonders of the Winelands. This hotel that is serenely tucked away in a beautiful, peaceful garden, offers a warm ambience and generous hospitality.
The rooms and suites at Le Quartier Francais reflect simplicity in design, from the excellent use of color to the extra spacious sitting areas, wood-burning fireplaces and en-suite bathrooms with walk-in showers and bath. The Auberge offers nine en-suite Auberge Rooms, three Grande Rooms, three Petite Garden Suites and two deluxe Auberge Suites with private pools, which open onto a rose-filled central courtyard and swimming pool. For the ultimate in luxury, there are four state-of-the-art suites, The Four Quarters, overlooking a private pool and sun-splashed deck.
Enjoy a unforgettable cuisine at Le Quartier Francais’s world-renowned restaurant, The Tasting Room, which specializes in South African gastronomy and has been voted one of the top 50 restaurants in the world for the last eight years: among its specialties are their exciting eight-course tasting menus. The menus of thrilling, vibrant flavors and polished dishes are designed by Grande Chef Margot Janse. Lingering lunches are offered at the sister restaurant Bread & Wine.
A diverse range of spa treatments are available from the b.gorgeous. Franschhoek’s wine estates encircle the village. On these award-winning wine estates acclaimed winemakers create celebrated wines. Enjoy the charming village of Franschhoek, settled by the French Huguenots three centuries ago. Its striking scenery seduces all who visits, while lovers of superior food and fine wines are spoilt for choice in the “gourmet capital” of South Africa, with its plethora of wine estates, award winning restaurants and intimate bistros. A range of exciting cooking and baking classes are offered at Le Quartier Francais and for the active fly-fishing, horse riding and golfing are all easily available around Franschhoek.
The Cape Winelands are a beautiful part of the Cape Province, providing not only some of the best wines in the Country, but also breathtaking landscapes, vineyards and historical buildings. In autumn the vineyards explode into an array of different colors. Overcast days provide some of the best lighting to capture these vibrant colors, and reduce the shadows, in the vineyards.