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“Great food and wonderful views”
Review of Roca Restaurant

Roca Restaurant
Ranked #8 of 104 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Reservations
Description: It just seems meant to be that the location of Roca on Dieu Donne is actually translated as Rock on God Given land. This becomes apparent on first observing the iconic views of the Franschoek Valley from the upper deck of the double volume Roca Restaurant. The visionary behind the Dieu Donne wine estate, Robert Maingard, has no doubt inculcated the dynamic restaurant proprietor, Craig Sherrell, to use the space in which the energy of sacred geometry has been introduced. A visit here can be lengthy as the beauty; the food, the wine and the service have an amazing effect. The upper indoor space, seating 120 covers has its special aura, complimented by the Seed and Flower of Life and the Cross of Loraine.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky enough to have a table at the front of the terrace and the views were amazing. The food was really nice and inexpensive considering the service and location. Would definitely return

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had friends and family visiting yesterday for lunch. What better view in Franschhoek than sitting on top of the world at Roca. Lovely lunch and good service. Their MCC Brut is delicious. A very enjoyable lunchtime.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank r0bbie2
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s quite a climb (2 km) from out of town, but it is rewarding, the view is stunning. Lunch is all what one may expect from a restaurant on a Franschhoek winery: creative, mundane, hi quality, affordable. We didn’t think the accompanying Dieu Donné wines to be very impressive, luckily there are ample alternatives.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 326philipd
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We’d previously been for dinner and this time went for lunch. Sat out on the terrace with the most stunning views over the Franschoek Valley. Staff were delightful and service was slick. Started with snails and gonochi in a lemon and herb sauce, followed by ostrich - the most tender I’d ever had. Finished with a gorgeous Malva pudding and accompanied by wine from the restaurant’s vineyard. Definitely recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alasdair F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

PRO: views from restaurant are stunning

however i did not enjoy my food. maybe it was what i chose. i ordered the fish cake, ostrich for the main course and chocolate trio for dessert. i had never eaten ostrich before and didn't enjoy the flavor of this dish. i blamed it on not liking ostrich but i then had it again in cape town at gold restaurant and enjoyed it much more there. i couldn't finish my dessert perhaps b/c the ostrich left such a bad taste in my mouth. maybe other dishes at the restaurant are great, but i would rate my meal average overall

Date of visit: November 2018
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Thank NycNelson
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