Le Quartier Francais

Set in the peaceful village of Franschhoek, Le Quartier Francais invites visitors to indulge in absolute luxury and sumptuous cuisine.

This sophisticated boutique retreat in the peaceful Huguenot village of Franschhoek invites visitors to indulge in absolute luxury and to sample the sumptuous cuisine this picturesque region is famous for. Guests at Le Quartier Francais are accommodated in 17 gorgeous rooms and 4 state-of-the-art suites, surrounded by fragrant flower-filled gardens. For the ultimate in privacy and seclusion, there’s also a three-bedroom standalone villa.

The onsite restaurant offers innovative cuisine inspired by the Franschhoek Valley’s Cape Dutch heritage, French influences and local African elements. Of course, all meals can be expertly paired with South African vintages produced by highly awarded wineries in the surrounding area. There are also many other quality dining options close by.

For recreation, Le Quartier Francais has a lovely outdoor swimming pool. Guests can also visit the neighbouring Leeu Estates, a sister property which harbours a beautiful winery or wander the charming historic streets of Franschhoek village, where a distinctly French ambience prevails. Hot air ballooning is another popular activity and a good way to appreciate the stunning landscape from high above.


How to get to Le Quartier Francais

The little hamlet of Franschhoek lies approximately 1 hour east of Cape Town. Le Quartier Francais is located on the corner of Berg and Wilhelmina streets, close to the Huguenot Memorial.

Activities at Le Quartier Francais

  • Wine tours
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Cycle tours

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Le Quartier Francais Highlights

  • A refined country retreat in the picturesque village of Franschhoek
  • Surrounded by perfumed flower gardens
  • Offering unique dining experiences and premium local wines
  • Insights into the area’s unique French, Cape Dutch and African history
  • A wonderful base from which to explore South Africa’s famous winelands


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