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Ryan's Kitchen

1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 4598
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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African, Contemporary, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had dinner at Ryan’s kitchen after a day on the wine tram in Franschhoek. The food was delicious and the perfect meal after a day of lots of wine, cheese and olive tasting. The location is a really nice mix of modern and traditional....More

Thank Sandra F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a really good evening here Slightly out of town but free ride organised by restaurant to the centre at the end of the night Modern, open and a little trendy maybe but that’s subjective Kitchen open to diners to watch Menu and wine choice...More

Thank MickDWinchesterUK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve just had a superb dinner here, the food was creative, interesting and delicious as well as beautifully presented. Make sure you make a reservation as it’s a very popular place, definitely recommended.

Thank No1Scribbler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed Ryan’s Kitchen. It had a great informal atmosphere and the food was interesting and experimental. The pork belly with seafood was particularly interesting. Essential to book, recommended.

Thank LordSheepscombe
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food but not enough of it! Mains were Starter size! Not very good value for money,much better restuarants just done the road. Sorry to "Rain on your Parade"

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a superb evening meal at this exceptional restaurant. The menu is exciting and we noticed the owner hard at work in the well-staffed open kitchen. We opted for the la carte rather than the tasting menus and weren’t disappointed. The dishes are finely...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Left the best until last... to end our visit to Franschhoek we booked a table a Ryan’s as we had heard good things. We saw in other restaurants that you could take your own wine so we took a nice bottle of red for a...More

Thank HRA1980
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely place to dine. Relaxed but elegant, you feel at home. The menu is unusual and interesting, and the food was superb. The homemade bread was fantastic as was the amuse bouche. Flavours combine perfectly and had some of the best food...More

Thank AVT72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favourite restaurant in Franschhoek, Ryan’s Kitchen just never fails to impress. We absolutely love the casual ambience. The complimentary delicious appetisers and bread adds a very nice touch. The menu offers an excellent choice, I chose the yellow tail ceviche to start which was...More

Thank BURTONWiltshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived with no reservation to a fully booked restaurant and the manager accommodated us in the bar area very apologetic (even though it was our error in not booking) Our waiter tended to very need and we had our starter in the bar area....More

Thank halfkel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 4598
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Contemporary South African cooking, small plate concept,excitement and open interactive kitchen located on the main road at the entrance to the village.
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