The famous Monneaux Restaurant ranks among the top restaurants in Franschhoek, and serves an inspired contemporary take on the classics. Lunch is enjoyed on the fountain terrace under a spreading pepper tree while dinner is enjoyed in the elegant but relaxed dining room in the original manor house.
Set on the original site of Franschhoek's first parfumerie, today its the heavenly scent of chef Louis Jansen's cooking that inspires at the Monneaux Restaurant, a Cape culinary classic.
Even by the food & wine capital of the country's high standards, Monneaux is a must visit, having been in the country's Top 100 list for six years consecutively, on the Top 10 list for two years and winning the American Express Platinum Award for fine dining.
The underground cellar is available for private functions where dinner can be enjoyed by an impressive selection of local and foreign wines. The restaurant's bar lounge provide a comfortable environment to relax and enjoy the company you're with.
The wine list emphasizes the boutique wines of the Franschhoek Valley as well as an impressive selection of other award winning wines of South African.
Travelling on the R45 from Cape Town or Stellenbosch towards Franschhoek, Monneaux Restaurant is situated at the Franschhoek Country House & Villas only 1km before the main town, on the right hand side.
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Franschhoek Country House Main Road (R45) Franschhoek 7690