Le Quartier Francais, Franschhoek, Cape Winelands
Charming, peaceful boutique auberge well known for its excellent cuisine and hospitality
Rooms from around £215 per night, including daily breakfast. Flights, transfers and tailor-madeavailable on request.
A hidden gem of captivating charm, Le Quartier Francais is renowned for its excellent cuisine and hospitality, in the heart of the epicurean French Huguenot village of Franschhoek. This peaceful boutique hideaway is well placed for exploring the village, the Western Cape and the surrounding winelands; just an hour from Cape Town.
21 rooms and suites. Elegant and spacious, all feature Egyptian linens, deep down duvets and comfortable sitting areas. The Four Quarters are 4 contemporary suites overlooking a central courtyard - serviced by a full time butler. The Cottage offers two en suite bedrooms (one twin, one king), two lounges with fireplaces and private pool - perfect for families.
Activities & Experiences
Franschhoek is the gourmet capital of South Africa and has an abundance of great cafes and restaurants and more than 40 wineries to visit, so a stay in Franschhoek is all about enjoying the fantastic scenery, sampling the famously delicious food and wine, and relaxing in the peaceful environment. But, if you want to burn off a few calories, there's always hiking, biking and horse riding.
Facilities & Services
There's a Screening Room where you can enjoy a selection of movies and the spa which offers a range of indulgent treatments. The restaurant is well known for its sumptuous Cape cuisine and extensive wine list. The lounge and bar offers creative cocktails, drinks and delicious and unusual bar snacks, and there's a swimming pool and unusual herb and sculpture garden.
Weather & Seasons
The Winelands are a year-round destination with a mild Mediterranean climate, somewhat like the South of France, which is what makes the area perfect for grape-growing. Summer in Franschhoek is the reverse of the Northern hemisphere. The best season visit is September to March when it is hot, sunny and dry. From April to August it cools down with some rain.
It's about 90 minutes from the centre of Cape Town or an hour from Cape Town airport.
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Time to Get in Touch?
Please call us on 0203 019 3722 or simply send us an email outlining your requirements.