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Allee Bleue

310 Intersection R 45 and R | Intersection R 45 and R310, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 874 1021
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good30%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“salad” (11 reviews)
“cheese board” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
310 Intersection R 45 and R | Intersection R 45 and R310, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We were travelling up from Stellenbosch to Babylonstoren for lunch and this was on the way. It had been recommended to us as an attractive place to visit and we were not disappointed. The young man doing the wine tasting was very knowledgeable and offered...More

Thank roggy2016
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Visited this vineyard on the purple wine tram from Franschhoek and was delighted by the warm welcome and individual service we received. Decided to stay for lunch so had the cheese and meat platter while tasting some of the local wines. Great place to come...More

Thank leslie1667
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We did a wine tasting and really enjoyed the cheese board. The service was excellent and we didn't feel at all rushed. Wine was very good. Stopped at the bistro for coffee and cheesecake afterwards, where the service was equally friendly and efficient. All in...More

Thank A_v_Rensburg
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We had been wine tasting so stopped off at Allee Bleue for lunch to soak up some of the alcohol. The Bistro was almost empty, so not much ambience, but we were served immediately. I had a hamburger and chips (standard fare and nicely cooked)...More

Thank Ethnee H
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Great picnic fair in a beautiful setting. Good kids menu with pizza made fresh on site. Picnic baskets are large with a great spread of different dishes both hot and cold.

Reviewed 19 March 2018

Take the purple wine tram line when in Franchoek South Africa and stop for lunch at Allee Blue winery. Not only a great wine tasting session but you can enjoy a good quality lunch. The dinning area is quite small and a little bit rustic...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

The alle bleue bistro is one of the most useless places of all time. They don’t have any take away cups for coffee to go - meanwhile a bistro is coffee centered. They had one take away food container but no take away cutlery. It...More

Thank Maggiewes
Ruan O, Manager at Allee Bleue, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2018

Dear Maggiewes Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We appreciate the feedback and continuously strive to better ourselves and our visitor's experience at the Bistro. We apologize for your unpleasant experience and hope that you will return in the near future....More

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Stopped here with the wine tram and got picked up by a tractor which was a lot of fun, unfortunately, arrived after the kitchen had closed, but was met by smiling faces and possibly the best wine we tasted the whole day. The staff was...More

Thank MariClementine
Ruan O, Manager at Allee Bleue, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Dear MariClementine Very glad to hear you enjoyed your trip and experience at our wine farm. Our cheeseboard is something to look forward to, so hopefully we see you again soon!. regards

Reviewed 20 February 2018

Very pleasant sitting in the garden having a reasonably priced tasting with good wines. Great cheese and meats plate to go with it.

Thank keithamara
Ruan O, Manager at Allee Bleue, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear keithamara So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your experience with us here at Allee Bleue. Thank you for the feedback on our very popular cheese board and good tasting wines. Regards

Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Allee Bleue for a picnic lunch, booking in advance. There was no need for thisnas we were the only people there. The food itself was a real let down, cheeses bland and taste free and rye toast rock hard. Lucky the wine...More

Thank Rabconn64
Ruan O, Manager at Allee Bleue, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

Dear Rabconn64 Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback on your recent experience with us, thankfully our wine saved the day and hopefully your next visit will be a GREAT experience. Regards

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Questions & Answers
Anna G
18 December 2016|
Response from AlleeBleue | Property representative |
Hi , thank you for your enquiry. We are not open on Christmas day for picnics . We do have a set Christmas lunch Menu at R485 per person / R110 per child under 12 . Seats are limited so if you need to make a booking please... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 230
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 310 Intersection R 45 and R | Intersection R 45 and R310, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 874 1021
  • E-mail
The historical estate of Allée Bleue is nestled at the foot of the majestic Drakenstein Mountains in the Franschhoek Valley. Allée Bleue is known to be one of the oldest yet most characteristic farms in the Cape, producing internationally award winning wines. Our offering on the estate includes boutique accommodation and a Bistro that offers an appetizing menu with old classics and newly created herb inspired dishes. Seasonal picnics are very popular under our great oak tree. Allée Bleue is the ideal location to host stylish weddings, trendsetting events and family celebrations.
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