Le Quartier Francais

'Charming, Beautiful and Full of Interest'

This luxury boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Village and comprises a selection of delightful rooms and suites some of which have private pools. Le Quartier Francais welcomes children of all ages and is a popular destination for multi-gen travel. 
Le Quartier Francais is probably best known for its award-winning cuisine that it happily shares with its guests not only through dining but with cooking classes of various sorts. This Relais & Châteaux Auberge also beguiles the guest with a myriad of interesting and innovative activities that include historical walks & hikes, art plus several options for wine, chocolate and cheese lovers. A stay here will also offer you pleasurable spa treatments, an armchair cinema plus a herb and sculpture garden to explore.

Épice at Le Quartier Français

Home-cooking-style with a refined edge. Food inspired from Indian with a touch of Spain, Japan, Mexico, Denmark and the US. 

Opening hours for lunch & dinner:
Wednesday to Sunday
First sitting for lunch is 12h00 and the last sitting for dinner is 18h00

La Petite Colombe at Leeu Estates

The sister restaurant to La Colombe, the award-winning and world-renowned restaurant based in Constantia. Visitors to the valley of Franschhoek can now look forward to experiencing the same level of service excellence and exquisite cuisine.

Opening hours for lunch are:
Monday to Sunday     12:00–13:00
And for dinner:
Monday to Sunday     17:00–18:00
No children under the age of 10 years

Le chêne at Leeu Estates

Situated at the Five-star Premium Leeu Estates, the accomplished culinary team serve French-inspired dishes made from local produce. 

The restaurant is only open Thursday - Sunday
Breakfast: 7:00 - 10:00
Lunch seating times: 12:00 - 14:30
Dinner seating times: 18:00 and 18:30
Casual menu: 12:00 - 19:30 (from 11:00 for residents and Spa guests only.)

Protégé at Le Quartier Français

A casual-style eatery at Le Quartier Français, featuring stylish casual fare with Asian, French and Italian influences. Guests can choose to dine al fresco or watch the chefs at work in the central show kitchen.
Resident guests at Le Quartier Français enjoy breakfast as part of their room rate at Protégé.

Monday - Wednesday: Closed 
Thursday - Sunday      12h00 - 15h30 
Thursday - Sunday     16h00 - 20h00
(Last seating 20h00 - Kitchen closes at 21h00)

Property Facilities:

  • 24-hour Security
  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Laundry Service (Available)
  • Pool
  • Private Vehicle Available
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking


  • Internet Access (Complimentary)
  • Laundry Service (Available)
  • Private Vehicle Available
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from Leeu Estates for in-house guests


  • Leeu Spa at Leeu Estates
  • Leeu Gym at Leeu Estates
  • Everard Read Gallery
  • The Wine Studio at Leeu Estates
  • Herb & Sculpture Garden


Situated on the Main Road (R45) of the Franschhoek Village. Franschhoek is located around 75 kilometres or one hours drive from Cape Town.