Experience local culture
Activity adventure | Food & wine | Natural world
Situated in the heart of the Cape Winelands, Le Quartier Francais is an ideal base to explore the Western Cape. The exclusive, luxury boutique is just 45 minutes out of Cape Town and approximately 73km from Cape Town International Airport. Set in secluded gardens, and just off the main road, guests have the opportunity to wander out and experience the local culture and ambience. The nearby village offers quaint shops, galleries and chocalaterie for visitors to explore.
Le Quartier Francais offers 21 rooms, split between nine en-suite Auberge Rooms, three Grande Rooms, three Petit Garden Suites and two Deluxe Auberge Suites. All rooms open to the central courtyard and swimming pool, with the deluxe Auberge Suites including private pools. For those seeking the ultimate in luxury, four state of the art suites, the Four Quarters, feature a private pool and decking.
Known as the gourmet capital of South Africa, Franschhoek has an abundance of cafes, restaurants and over 40 wineries to visit. La Quartier offers several delicious dining options; The Tasting Room proposes a dining experience like no other, eight course meals each with African inspired elements and the option of wine pairing. The Living Room serves food all day, ranging from a breakfast buffet with homemade pastries to a full cooked breakfast, and a tapas style menu served until late evening. Lastly, the Bread and Wine Vineyard Restaurant, situated on the family farm, offers a rustic lunch time experience, with dishes served a firm favourite amongst foodies.
Fly fishing, horse riding and golfing can be arranged within the local village, with other activities such as tennis, hiking, bike excursions, paragliding and helicopter trips within a short distance. Several facilities such as Butterfly World, Stellenbosch Toy Museum and Monkeytown are available for children, alongside babysitting services offered by the hotel. In addition to this, the hotel features a wide variety of facilities available to patrons, including ‘B.Gorgeous’: a beauty and shopping emporium, 30-seat cinema and swimming pool.
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