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Orangerie at Le Lude

Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 100 3464
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (59 reviews)
“pork belly” (17 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A bit hidden away and you have carefully to look for the sign to get to the restaurant on a gravel road. Nice atmosphere. The food was the second time we visited just as lovely as the first time. Friendly staff. The MCC was great!

Thank lamarina_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived with the intention of having lunch. Unfortunately the kitchen was busy and we started with tasting Le Ludes excellent MCCs. The Brut Rose can certainly compete with the best in the world. During the tasting we moved to the stunning restaurant and enjoyed...More

Thank Markus J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food. Kind and wonderful service. It is one of the most beautiful settings! The rose garden is really worth while to have a look at .

Thank sassabotha
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had not been here before and was happily surprised at the outdoor patio and setting. Le Lude offers VERY good Methode Champagne by a French Wine-maker. The food is sublime with Nicolene at the helm in the kitchen. Her International training come to the...More

Thank LadyPamelaT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very disappointed. It is a beautiful location for lunch and the service was excellent but the food let it down. There were 5 of us in the party and we all felt that it was an extremely expensive meal. The line fish was...More

2  Thank Alan C
Orangerie, Manager at Orangerie at Le Lude, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Good day Alan C, Hope you doing well. Thank you so much for your review, as we always strive to improve we possible. We are glad you had excellent service and you approve of the location. Terribly sorry you did not approve of our line...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Orangerie is such a beautiful gem amongst all of the restaurants in Franschhoek. From the chef, to the food, to the ambience, words just aren't enough. You must include lunch at Orangerie each and every time you are in Franschhoek --- See how I enjoyed...More

1  Thank msshaylarobinson
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Start with some bubbly and you won't be disappointed! Service is excellent and the ambiance of this place is wonderful. There was a large group of us and everyone was happy with their meal. All the dishes were very tasty and presentation was impressive. Leave...More

Thank teddipet
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

A wonderful slow lunch overlooking the Franschhoek mountains. An eye for detail and ambiance to die for. Only open for lunch for now but will be open for dinner Thursday, Friday and Saturday in November

Thank siriti
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

No expenses have been spared in the the layout, design, decor and gastronomy. What a treat to be surrounded by such beauty and elegance. If you enjoy high standards and good taste then Le Lude is a must. A feast for the palate and the...More

Thank michaelrQ3322AC
Reviewed 29 June 2018

The past Monday and Tuesday we stayed at the beautiful, tasteful and luxerious Lily pond house on the exquisite Le Lude wine farm. We had lunch at the Orangerie restaurant next to the wine cellar with its breathtaking views and stunning interior. The food was...More

Thank Marta-michelle B
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24 July 2018|
Response from Orangerie | Property representative |
Good day Hanlie, We offer 3x different canape selections on offer with our MCC tastings at R100 per person. This excludes the MCC tasting fee per person. Please advise shouls you like to make a reservation on 021 100... More
24 July 2018|
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Response from Orangerie | Property representative |
Good day Hanlie, Thank you for your interest in Le Lude. We are a wine farm that specializes in MCC's. We have 2 tasting options available; 1. 2x Non Vintage MCC, Brut and Brut Rose at R90 per person. 2. 2x Non Vintage MCC's... More
Gavin C F
14 April 2017|
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Response from Sue53_11 | Reviewed this property |
A light, melt in the mouth, cheesy soufflé with a parmesan cheese tuiles on top
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lambrechts Road, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 100 3464
  • E-mail
Le Lude is a family winery situated on the edge of Franschhoek in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Specialising in bottle fermented sparkling wines - Cap Classique. The French Huguenots planted vines and made wine in the Franschhoek valley. Enjoy French cuisine at our Orangerie restaurant or sit back and head to a cafe in Paris whilst tasting our MCC and canapes. Orangerie will be closed during August 2017 due to renovations.
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