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Le Coin Francais

17 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 74 126 0022
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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
17 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed Mr. Badenhorsts talents earlier at La Grande Provence, but in his own venture he takes his arts to a next level. Le Coin Francais may claim a place on the very highest shelf of the culinary drawer. Food is superb, wine combinations are...More

1  Thank 326philipd
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the 6-course tasting menu with matched wines and consider this the best meal we have ever eaten. The attention to detail that goes into each course is amazing and the taste that results is wonderful. The service was excellent and never over-powering. The...More

1  Thank Linda F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect dining experience. Everything was just amazing: professionell staff, excellent drinks and superb meal! It is not just Dinner- it is a lifetime experience! We are totally speechless. Thanks to the whole team!

1  Thank Anna R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A short trip to Franschhoek primarily to visit Le Coin Francois and it did not disappoint. We did the 8 course with wine pairing, all of which were brilliant, but the highlights were the langoustine and lamb dishes. The Chefs Taster was also fantastic. The...More

1  Thank Stay45193691260
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had our usual monthly visit to Franschhoek and our usual EXCELLENT experience at Le Coin francais . I was delighted to see they have been announced as in the top 30 in SA and waiting for countdown to see where they stand. This is incredible...More

4  Thank Adventure108360
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were in several very good restaurants all over SA. Le Coin Français was the best. It is great in all regards: excellent quality of food, relaxed atmosphere, nice service, tasteful intererior and for an European traveller very good value for money. Highly recommended..

4  Thank BertramValentin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely restaurant was delightful. Great food, great service and beautiful atmosphere. They even had cozy blankets for your lap if you got cold. We would highly recommend Le Coin if you want a romantic evening.

1  Thank Luckygirl94010
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Franschhoek has some of the finest restaurants in South Africa and indeed the world. Le Coin Francais has been open for less than a year and each time we go there it seems better than before. Quality, Service, ambiance. It certainly is setting the bar...More

1  Thank keithsL9359LP
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We had lunch in October selecting from the ala carte menu. Franschhoek is a charming town and this gem adds to its positive reputation. We selected the langoustine and sweet breads for starters. Beautiful presentation, the sweet breads were the favorite. The entrees were karoo...More

1  Thank jonjo7
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Visually interesting world class food spread over a 6 course meal. Intricate food art at its best with a great deal of detail to make for a superb dining experience. Attentitive hosting by Jasper both engaging and informative. Thank you for making our evening the...More

1  Thank 47diannec
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 74 126 0022
  • E-mail
“Le Coin Français” embodies the essence of the Franschhoek valley by reflecting the heritage, elegant French cuisine and wine of the local area. Multiple award-winning Chef de cuisine and owner, Darren Badenhorst (previously executive chef of The Restaurant at Grande Provence), will take diners on a journey through his interpretations of nostalgic food memories.
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