There is nothing like a summer picnic in the Cape winelands. Shaded by an historic oak tree, big luscious lawns and freshly prepared Herb Inspired Picnic Baskets and a bottle of Alle Bleue Wine, what better way to spend the day out with your mily and friends.
Vegetarian options available but no banting or gluten free options.
Please be advised that no vehicles are allowed at the Picnic area, although arrangements can be made for disable access.
Once checked in, you are welcome to choose a comforle location on the lawn or at any of the picnic les in the garden. Blankets are available upon request, drinks will be served by a member of our staff.
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Prepared by Executive Chef Guy Bennett, the Grand Country Picnic basket is filled to the brim with artisanal cheeses, locally sourced charcuterie, mushroom feta quiche, smoked Franschhoek trout pait, housemade preserves, olives roasted nuts, freshly baked bread butter, a crisp estate garden salad, and decadent Valrohna chocolate brownies. These are all perfectly rounded off with a bottle of Grande Provence wine.
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Werf Picnic Opening Hours Open Wednesday to Sunday. Basket collection from h h.
Pick up your picnic basket at the Country Kitchen from am and take a stroll with your blanket in hand, through the vineyards down to the dam, into the rose garden or to the shade of an oak or weeping willow and make yourself comforle.
Cost R basket for two, and R for young children. This is a partialservice picnic and includes a service charge but excludes beverages.
Remember to purchase refreshments before walking down to the picnic site, as the site is not serviced. Ablution cilities are available, discreetly hidden in the forest. On collecting your picnic basket from Fyndraai restaurant, it is approximately a minute walk to the picnic area. A guide will carry your basket and assist you in selecting the perfect spot from a variety of available sites; these include a large grassy lawn alongside our forest, sandy river bank spots and shady spots overlooking the rm dam. When available, our tractor and trailer will transport you to the picnic area. Guests are more than welcome to cool off in the river shallows, so pack your costume and towel.
The prices above are for standard picnics and excludes special occasion menus and events.
Our Herbaceous Picnic MENUs are designed to take you on a journey through the Herbs grown on the estate. Children are well looked after with a Jungle Gym, Jumping Caslte and Trampoline and a activity packed Picnic Basket.
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Franschhoek has been the ideal wedding setting for as long as we care to remember. Anyone who has ever been married here will tell you that the beautiful and serene Franschhoek Valley is the perfect place to start off your life long journey together. The romantic scenery adds to a weddings ambiance and ensures that your never to be forgotten day is just that more special. With numerous venues to choose from youre bound to find something that is everything you ever dreamt of and more.
Rhone Picnic Opening Hours Open Monday to Sunday. Basket collection from h h.
Arriving at our Franschhoek Kitchen, your picnic baskets will be ready for collection filled with freshly made delicious produce, with a selection of our award winning wines available to purchase.
Please note that picnics are seasonal and are available from st September to th April.
The Grand Country Picnic basket is available at R for a two people sharing, or R for a single basket. To book, call The Restaurant at Grande Provence a day in advance on Tel or .za. These summer picnics at Grande Provence take place until April and are weather dependant. Limited baskets are available per day, so book early to avoid disappointment.
Cost R basket for two, and R for children between years. This is a fullservice area and includes a service charge but excludes beverages.
SolmsDelta has scrumptious rm picnics available. The baskets are freshly packed, so please expect a short wait on your arrival. We cater for vegetarians and children on request.
Our classic Boschendal picnic has relocated to the Rhone lawns this is in the wine and winetasting hub of Boschendal. The picnic area has
Please note that sites are available on a firstcome, firstserved basis. There is no furniture at the picnic sites, but blankets are provided. If you prefer to have your picnic with a le and chair, you may do so with pleasure, at one of our les on the lawn in front of Fyndraai restaurant. A picnic on SolmsDelta is a truly memorable experience and costs R. per person sharing double basket or R for a single basket. Kiddies baskets is R per person.
Franschhoek may be South Africas Culinary Capital, but you are bound to want to explore further than our awardwinning restaurants and wineries. If the options are simply too many for you to decide, contact one of our local tour operators who have distilled whats available into itineraries for all tastes. For a wine tasting with a difference take a ride on the Franschhoek Wine Tram. For the more energetic there are numerous walking trails in the surrounding mountains particularly in the Mont Rochelle Nature Reserve. You can also hire a bicycle and explore on your own, or go wine tasting on horseback. Venture out to Val de Vie for some polo or opt for an exciting game of golf at the breathtaking and awardwinning Pearl Valley golf course.
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spectacular mountain views and is surrounded by the exhibition vineyards, the Rhone Homestead, the Cellar Door and our Winery. Picnic baskets can be enjoyed at carefullylaid out les or on a picnic blanket under the shade.
Baskets are available for collection from h till h. Picnic area closes at h. Picnics available from Monday to Sunday.
Our picnics are available daily and prebooking is essential. For more information and reservations please contact our team at the Country Kitchen at
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Kiddies picnic boxes are also available at R per child.
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Your basket includes all cutlery and crockery, blanket and pillows.
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Our Werf Picnics are a more casual afir under the trees on the Pavilion lawn. This area is adjacent to the main werf area and our rmtole food hub. Werf picnic baskets include , nutritious food made from our natural rm produce and wholesome items made by our bakers, butchers, and chefs. Chill out in hammocks, flop in a bean bag or grab a blanket to find the perfect spot. Guests are welcome to bring a folding chair and blankets. Child friendly with acres of garden to play in.
Kids baskets are available as well. The experience is a lovely way to experience a sunny afternoon.
A short wander down the main road in Franschhoek uncovers worldclass shops and boutiques for an intimate and relaxed shopping experience. There is truly something for everyone. Whether you are looking for wine, jewellery, designer clothing, artworks, a special gift, collecle books or chocolate youll find the best of these and much more along our main street. Many of our wine estates also have superb delis serving the best in terms of freshly baked breads, olive and olive oils, charcuterie and much more.
As you make your way into Franschhoek you will notice that most of the rms still bear their original French names, some complete with a spectacular Cape Dutch homestead, towering oaks and rolling vineyards. You will find an array of cellars, ranging from quaint boutique wineries that cater for those in search of something unique, to the large cellars that offer visitors organised tours and tastings. The fertile Franschhoek Wine Valley is home to some of South Africas noble cultivars and classic s. These range from superb whites such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Semillon and Chenin Blanc, to the fullbodied reds of Cabernet Sauvignon, Shiraz, Pinot Noir and Merlot. The area also produces some of the countrys extraordinary Mthode Cap Classiques, which can all be enjoyed during a trip along the Franschhoek M Route.
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Each basket comprises a bottle of Noble Hill estate wine, a charcuterie board, a selection of local cheeses, black bean grilled corn salad, seasonal green salad, fresh avocado guacamole, artisan ciabatta, homemade tortilla chips, seasonal fruit yogurt pait, Mexican wedding cookies, and one bottle of still mineral water per person.
Few things in life rival the bonhomie of sharing a picnic with friends and mily. add a shady spot on a hot summers day, delecle treats, and a glass filled with the best the vineyards can offer and youve certainly got the ingredients of le good life.
Franschhoek boasts some of South Africas Top restaurants and has become known as the countrys Culinary Capital, providing visitors with a memorable dining experience. Leading chefs create everything from cuttingedge cuisine to stylish light meals, using only the freshest local produce paired with superb local wines. Franschhoek is also a member of The Dlice Network of Good Food Cities of the World. Dlice is an international network of likeminded cities engaged in promoting the benefits of culinary excellence and good food. Franschhoek was granted membership to this prestigious network in October , and is the only member in the Southern Hemisphere.
Franschhoek offers visitors a wide range of accommodation from luxury boutique hotels to quaint bed and breaksts and selfcatering eslishments. Choose to stay in one of the many eslishments located within easy walking distance of the main road, or opt for a more secluded eslishment located on rms in and around the valley offering you the ultimate winelands experience. Whatever your choice, you will be guaranteed of a blissful nights rest.
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You are welcome to explore the grounds at Mont Rochelle, and what better way to this than with a picnic basket prepared by our team?! Just let us know whether youd prefer a bottle of white, red, or perhaps both!
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Our picnics are extremely popular and prebooking is essential. Please email Fyndraai .zaor call ext .
From here a short saunter through the vineyards brings you to the the trees overhanging the river where all you hear are the birds singing and the laughter of your friends as dappled sunlight melts the day into enchanting flavours and beautiful memories.
Our picnics can be enjoyed in a tranquil setting next to the old Manor house pond, surrounded by our vineyards and the majestic Franschhoek Mountains.
Picnic baskets are only available on request and hours notice is required. Bookings will only be confirmed once we received proof of payment. Please note thatpicnics are weather permitting. Our picnic season runs between the months of October and March.
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Franschhoek also boasts many business services that youd not expect to find in a village such as ours. Graphic designers, photographers, printers, business consultants, estate agents, architects, attorneys and many more are all to be found in our dynamic village.
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Enjoy a relaxing rm picnic under majestic oaks in beautifully landscaped gardens amidst Franschhoek vineyards at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate.
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Our picnic baskets are perfectly designed to cater for adults starting from R to R per basket, Mont Rochelle Mini Baskets are also available at R per child years and under all baskets excludes wine and beverages.
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