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“dieu donne”(43 reviews)
“wine tasting”(39 reviews)
“stunning views”(14 reviews)
Dieu Donné is situated high on the steep south-west facing slopes of the Franschhoek Mountains, encouraging a cool climate and combined with the rocky soils of weathered granite, a unique terroir has been created. Rarely disputed as the "BEST View...more
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you take the wine tram from Franschhoek don’t miss this vineyard off your ‘stop list’. AMAZING views high up in the hill and some really really nice wines. The Blanc de Blancs is incredible - creamy and light and absolutely on a par with...More

Thank Nicky H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Dieu Donne as part of a mini-tour around some of the vineyards in the area. The wine at Dieu Donne is excellent. As it was raining when we visited the rather small tasting area was crowded, all of the seats were taken and...More

Thank Simon H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Snow on the mountains a beautiful fire and bubbly chatter go to making for a lovely atmosphere in the cellar like restaurant. We had the tempura prawn and snails as our starters. we chose to stay with the estate wines which are cleverly on one-side...More

Thank RicardoPorticelli
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Probably one of the best views in wine country: you can the entire Franschoek valley and parts of Stellenbosch and Paarl. The tasting is fine although the wines we had were average.

Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Even though Franschhoek has some gorgeous bildings and locations, this is hard to beat. Out on the lawn overlooking the valley as the sun sets; perfect. Food is good, in keeping with the high quality of the area, and the wines on offer are reasonable...More

Thank Tokyo-Thompson
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Not a lot of words are needed. Food is excellent. Service is excellent. Wines are wonderfully delicious. Best views in Franschoek.

Thank tkshandi
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful restaurant with beautiful views. Very accommodating as we had to change our lunch times twice. Once we got there we had a table with a magnificent view. The structure of the brick building inside is really great. It feels warm and homely. The service...More

Thank TravellerJ007
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Our family booked lunch in December 2017 for 12 people - 3 months ahead. We arrived to the restaurant staff mopping the floor. Took over 2 hours for our meal to be served and then it was mediocre. For the price - not worth it....More

Thank Jonnette I
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Dieu Donne is an incredible restaurant with the most gorgeous view of Franschoek. Incrediblely tasty food with the best service of the waiters. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone I know.

Thank danae_paterimos
Reviewed 7 May 2018

We found Dieu Donne by looking at the map and finding the most remote and highest vineyard with a restaurant around on a very pleasant Saturday afternoon. Sometimes you strike gold when you take a shot in the dark:The Dieu Donne restaurant has very good...More

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Response from Richard G | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge to visit, you will be charged for wine tasting if you go for the tasting, and obviously for food if you eat, but on a quiet day and time, you can park the car and walk round to the garden patio and see the... More