Winelands, South Africa
Luxury, privacy, unparalleled service, and gastronomy par excellence define Le Quartier Français, a peaceful retreat in the heart of the wine country near Cape Town, South Africa.
The hotel has a total of 21 rooms, consisting of 9 Auberge Rooms, 3 Grande Rooms, 3 Petit Garden Suites, 2 Suites and 4 Four Quarter Suites. The latter are the most luxurious of all room categories and consist of four suites set around a private courtyard incorporating a pool. The suites combine the utmost in luxury with sophistication, charm and impeccable service. As with all the rooms, the suites are decorated using the ultimate in luxury fittings, fabrics, finishes and artwork by local talent as well as warming fireplaces ideal for cooler evenings.
Eating is not a problem in Franschhoek – the gourmet capital of South Africa – and there is nowhere better to begin your culinary adventure than at the Tasting Rooms at Le Quartier Francais. This restaurant is world-renowned and at the helm is the award wining chef – Margot Janse. She offers innovative fine dining experience and one which captures the imagination of guests from around the globe. In an intimate setting you have the opportunity to experience a true journey of taste with a menu which continues to evolve.
Aside from sampling some of the country’s finest cuisine at a number of the local restaurants in Franschhoek you can also enjoy exploring the village’s quaint shops and galleries, try your hand at fly fishing, horse riding and golf. For wine tasting there are more than 40 wineries to visit as well as chocolate and olive oil tastings for the younger members of the family.
Lightfoot Travel Loves
“Relaxing in the red leather chairs of the Screening Room watching an old time classic whilst sipping on a delicious glass of local wine.”
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate the Winelands into a greater South Africa and African holiday. Take a look at Ultimate South Africa as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Le Quartier Francais Information
- Location & Getting There
Situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Village, in the winelands just outside of bustling Cape Town, the property is a 45-minute drive from Cape Town Airport.
The hotel has a total of 21 rooms. Auberge Rooms are ideal for families and couples, featuring a private pool, lounge area and walled garden. Grande rooms come with a swimming pool, while Petit Garden Suites open onto a private patio that looks over their own secret corner garden. Four Quarter Suites comprises of 4 sumptuous and generously sized suites, two upstairs and two downstairs, set around a private courtyard incorporating a pool.
- Swimming pool
- Treatment room
- Screening room
- Dining: 3 restaurants
Aside from sampling some of the country’s finest cuisine at a number of the local restaurants in Franschhoek, guests can also enjoy exploring the village’s quaint shops and galleries, try fly fishing, horse riding and golf. For wine tasting, there are more than 40 wineries to visit as well as chocolate and olive oil tastings for the younger guests.
Children of all ages are welcome at Le Quartier Francais. However, the hotel only welcomes children under 14 at the Four Quarters on an exclusive use basis.