Dating back to 1890, Franschhoek Country House was once the site of a perfumery. Now fully restored, even beyond its former glory, the house offers luxury and services expected of a first-class hotel all the while keeping the small country style atmosphere and embracing that which the beautiful village of Franschhoek is renowned for.
With this, Franschhoek Country House also boasts the renowned Monneaux Restaurant - rated among the best in South Africa and situated in the Food & Wine Capital of the country!
Franschhoek Country House offers 14 luxury rooms as well as 12 villa suites and most lead out onto balconies or private patios. All rooms have expected luxuries and amenities including satellite TV and direct dial telephone. Some also feature fire places, under carpet heating and air-conditioning. During summer guest can relax at either of the two swimming pools, one of which is heated, and in winter they can enjoy a complimentary sherry in one of the guest lounges alongside a crackling log-fire. Attention to detail and friendly personal service completes your experience at this fine country retreat.
Franschhoek Country House : Monneaux Restaurant
The in-house Monneaux Restaurant is rated as one of South Africa's best and serves an inspired fusion of Western and Eastern influences. The Monneaux Restaurant is listed as one of the "Top 10 Restaurants in South Africa" by Eat Out for the year 2001 and 2002! Also voted one of the "Top 100 Restaurants in South Africa" by Wine Magazine for 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 and 2004!
Lunch is served on the magnificent fountain terrace and dinner in the relaxed, yet elegant dining room. The wine list emphasizes some of the top wines of the region.