Franschhoek proudly boasts some of South Africa’s top restaurants and many of these are just a stone’s throw away from Maison Chablis Guest House. Here are our top five picks of eateries within easy walking distance of the guest house:
Derived from the French word meaning spice, this fine dining restaurant serves up an aray of flavoursome dishes. Headed up by chef Charne Sampson the curated menu is inspired by memories of travels through India, Spain, Japan, Mexico, Denmark and the US.
This casual-style eatery features meals created by a series of talented young chefs. Serving up trendy small plates with Asian, French and Italian influences, these meals are ideal for sharing.
5. Tuk Tuk Microbrewies
The cheerful and fun Tuk Tuk Microbrewery is less than 200m from Maison Chablis Guest House. Run by local chef Darren Badenhorst this landmark microbrewery on Franschhoek’s main street serves up an offering of globally inspired dishes and locally crafted beers. Specialty dishes include tacos, eisbein, gambas chorizo and Tuk Tuk Lager beer-battered fish and chips. All are best paired with one of Tuk Tuk Microbrewery’s five specially crafted brews.