The Tasting Room at Quartier Francais, Franschoek, South Africa


Within the dramatically beautiful mountain landscape of the Cape winelands the travelling gourmet can find many “adequate” destinations.

Besides the countless wineries that are welcoming visitors, also a good amount of restaurants are supplying patrons with memorable dining experiences.

The small town of Franschoek, only 15 minutes away from Stellenbosch holds a particular place in the gastronomic scene of South Africa. Here, the country’s probably most acclaimed chef, Margot Janse has build up her small culinary universe, the  “Quartier Francais” which comprises a hotel and 3 restaurants. Read the rest of this entry »