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Orangerie at Le Lude

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Fine Dining French
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Attributes

  • Child Friendly
  • Outdoor Seating
  • WiFi
  • Wine Estate
  • Reviewers' Choice 2022 - Top 50

Along with formal training in Europe, Chef Nicolene Barrow worked at the world-famous Le Gavroche Restaurant in London before setting-up Orangerie at Le Lude. Here classical French cuisine is presented with a contemporary twist; the purist, disciplined approach of the European masters combined with a hint of individual, modern creativity where what is on the plate is presented looking as good as it tastes.

A seasonal menu offers the finest, freshest ingredients found in the forests, meadows, mountains and seas of the Cape, resulting in a selection of dishes offered in an environment conducive to making permanent Franschhoek memories.

Reviews (2239)

4.8 out of 5.0
Food 4.8
Value 4.6
Service 4.8
Ambience 4.8
  • HEATHER F. Dined: 23 hours ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 04 Feb 23
    A beautiful restaurant with one of the most outstanding settings in all of Franschhoek.

  • Nigel Dined: 1 day ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 04 Feb 23
    Really interesting cellar tour by the winemaker who explained everything so well. The 3 MCCs were beautiful, and the vegetarian canapés were delicious. Takes a double stop on the wine bus but so worth it. Thoroughly recommend. Nigel UK

  • Barry H. Dined: 23 hours ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 04 Feb 23
    Sensational!Perhaps one of the finest meals we have ever eaten.Matched with superb service, attention to detail and an excellent Wine List

  • Annie Dined: 2 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 03 Feb 23
    Always wonderful...food and service and views .. A most favourite and special place

  • Lies H. Dined: 4 days ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Thu 02 Feb 23
    Very nice food and perfect service

  • Sue & Nigel R. Dined: 4 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Wed 01 Feb 23
    With no advertising, Le Lude is now so busy, but so well deserved. Chef Nicolene produces superb dishes though not for small stomachs. The front of house is also excellent so what’s not to enjoy.

  • Niki P. Dined: 4 days ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Paul M. Dined: 6 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Mon 30 Jan 23
    Superb service and food

  • Jill B. Dined: 6 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Mon 30 Jan 23
    The best dining experience in Cape Town. In addition to the beautiful and delicious food, and the attentive service, there was a warm hospitality that made us feel like welcomed guests.

  • Chris B. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 29 Jan 23
    Very professional operation; lovely service and excellent food.

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Opening Hours

  • Monday 10h00 - 17h00
  • Tuesday 10h00 - 17h00
  • Wednesday 10h00 - 17h00
  • Thursday 10h00 - 17h00
  • Friday 10h00 - 17h00
  • Saturday 10h00 - 17h00
  • Sunday 10h00 - 17h00