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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

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 (1885)

4.7 out of 5.0
Food 4.8
Value 4.6
Service 4.8
Ambience 4.8
  • Mary d. Dined: 1 day ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Natalia M. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    2.5
    Food 1.0
    Value 2.0
    Service 3.0
    Ambience 4.0

    Reviewed on: Fri 27 May 22
    Two out of three dishes we ordered were seriously below expectations. Had to leave them in the plates. Desert was nice. Did not order any alcohol though so cant tell. Will try one more time someday to see if the high tea is good. it has to be ordered a week in advance, so hopefully it is worth it.

  • charlet Dined: 3 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Thu 26 May 22
    It was great, we will be back!!

  • Liezl V. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Mon 23 May 22
    WHAT AN ABSOLUTE EXQUISITE ESTABLISHMENT! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!

  • Karen Dined: 6 days ago
    4.3
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 4.0
    Ambience 4.0
  • Anne-Marie R. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 21 May 22
    Superb atmosphere and well trained staff Thankyou

  • Jan H. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 15 May 22
    We had a fantastic evening. Outstanding cooking and excellent service. We have found Le Lude to be consistently good. This was our third visit & we have never been disappointed. Thank you.

  • Anna K. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 15 May 22
    Le Lude sits in an extremely beautiful corner of Franschhoek and the atmosphere always has a sense of occasion. Delicious food and wonderful staff.

  • Sam G. Dined: 1 week ago
    3.5
    Food 4.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 3.0
    Ambience 3.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 15 May 22
    I had booked through Dineplan for my birthday. For 2pm. Got there 20 min late and met with “Kitchen is closed” by the chef. No hello, no warm reception nothing!! I had paid a deposit too so it would’ve been useful to be aware of this ahead of time. She was So rude and we stood there dumbfounded for awhile, but the food, nana her and company and location managed to make up for such gross reception.

  • Winston F. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 14 May 22
    Rather noisy because of the tiled floor and absence of curtains (necessary as the windows are rather special!). But food, presentation, ambience, service, et al just superb!

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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
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