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“Super food and gorgeous garden”

Orangerie at Le Lude
Ranked #3 of 95 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$15
Description: Le Lude is a family winery situated on the edge of Franschhoek in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Specialising in bottle fermented sparkling wines - Cap Classique. The French Huguenots planted vines and made wine in the Franschhoek valley. Enjoy French cuisine at our Orangerie restaurant or sit back and head to a cafe in Paris whilst tasting our MCC and canapes. Orangerie will be closed during August 2017 due to renovations.
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Description: Le Lude is a family winery situated on the edge of Franschhoek in the Western Cape region of South Africa. Specialising in bottle fermented sparkling wines - Cap Classique. The French Huguenots planted vines and made wine in the Franschhoek valley. Enjoy French cuisine at our Orangerie restaurant or sit back and head to a cafe in Paris whilst tasting our MCC and canapes. Orangerie will be closed during August 2017 due to renovations.
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's hard to go wrong in Stellenbosch and Le Lude is no exception. Wonderful setting and really fantastic food. The gruyère souffle and salmon trout capacious were phenomenal and I can't remember I had a chicken as succulent as in the Supreme. Very nice wines as well.

Thank Vincent_van_Halsema
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have visited several times since the Restaurant opened. Lovely setting and beautifully presented food as always. The souffle is worth is worth the 15 minute wait as a starter. But all the courses are delicious.Lovely gardens too and views over the Valley are wonderful.

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1  Thank UKSwallows
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been sent to look at the old English rose garden we were tempted to see if a table was available the next day. It was and a chance stop caused one of the best lunches of our trip. A conventional lunch of starters and main seemed too much as we were both tempted by the cheese soufflé! And a 20 minute wait for the soufflé meant another starter was perfect. We'd switched to inside because of the cool showery day and were not disappointed. Manly white but not minimalist. Very French and pleasing to the eye. Delightful staff and all beautifully presented. A gem.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A meal at Orangerie is a special experience. The decor was tasteful and elegant, the food was creative and of outstanding quality and the service was efficient and attentive. Excellent wine selections. As we had wine remaining after finishing our meal, we were invited to tour the grounds and gardens with our glasses of wine. The gardens, especially the extensive rose gardens, were beautiful. Booking was very easy with an effective on-line reservation system linked from the LaLude web site. A truly wonderful dining experience.

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Thank windswept361
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful experience. A beautiful venue with a great view of the Franschoek valley.

The food was superb, amazing flavours and big portions. The soufflé is definitely worth a try and the desserts... Oh my!

I would definitely recommend this restaurant for a lovely afternoon with friends or family.

Thank Willie V
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