Le Quartier Francais

In the heart of the Franschhoek Valley is a Cape Provencal fairytale-like haven of tranquillity. Le Quartier Francais is an exclusive boutique hotel which has been a member of the Relais & Chateaux group of hotels since 2000 and is also a member of the Classic Retreats Portfolio.

Guests will experience the ultimate in luxury, privacy, gastronomy and service when staying at Le Quartier Francais. Chef Margot Janses’ award-winning fine-dining menu is a delightful mix of French, Malay and traditional South African dishes and is paired with an outstanding wine list.


The Tasting Room offers the ultimate in fine dining experience under the watchful eye of award-winning and respected Chef Margot Janse.

The latest addition to the exceptional Le Quartier Francais dining experience is The Common Room. Margot Janse again lends her small plate skills and guests can enjoy light snacks or combine a number of treats into a more substantial meal.

The Bread & Wine Vineyard Restaurant is located on the family farm – Môreson and offers guests a rustic lunchtime experience. Neil Jewell – Executive Chef and South African Charcuterie King prepares mouth-watering dishes of the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients.


All rooms (except the cottage) in this luxurious boutique hotel have under-floor heating, air-conditioning, wood-burning fireplaces, complimentary wireless high speed internet access, flat screen televisions and DVD players as well as complimentary access to the DVD and CD library.

Auberge Rooms:

These 40m2 rooms have spectacular mountain views and reflect a simplicity in design, combining the traditional with more modern touches. They have spacious seating areas and have complimentary refreshment trays, en-suite bathrooms with separate baths and shows.

Grande Rooms:

These double volume rooms are spacious and romantic designed, ideal for honeymoon couples. The rooms are luxuriously appointed with comfortable couches and chairs, a DVD player and iPod docking station. The 50m2 rooms have wonderful picture windows offering gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside.

Petite Garden Suites:

Wonderfully decadent retreats these rooms look out onto their own secret corner garden and come fully equipped with all the necessary modern amenities. The en-suite bathrooms are luxury defined with their granite tops with double basins and separate baths and showers. Nespresso and aperitifs are complimentary and pre-dinner snacks included. These suites are a spacious 45m2.

Auberge Suites:

Located in walled gardens and featuring a private pool these family oriented suites will surprise and delight. With an en-suite master bedroom and a loft room and second bathroom for the children the modern facilities include a WII gaming consul and an iPod docking station. The suites offer a full complimentary bar, Nespresso coffee machine and lots of space. Each Auberge Suite is 80m2.

Four Quarters Suites:

Life is beautiful with two upstairs and two downstairs generously sized suites set around a private courtyard with a swimming pool. These suites are a tasteful combination of luxury, sophistication and charm. Fittings, fabrics and finished are exquisite and the suites are decorated with work from local artists. These suites feature walk-in dressing rooms, two extra-large flat screen televisions, full complimentary bar, iPod docking station and DVD player. The suites are a spacious 100m2.

The Cottage:

Offering comfortable accommodation, this cottage located just across from the main hotel, is perfect for families. There are two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry room and two spacious lounge areas that open onto a private plunge pool.



  • Babysitting Service
  • Bar on the Premises
  • Beauty therapy in The Treatment Room
  • Communal M-Net
  • Fax
  • Fireplace on the Premises
  • Garden
  • Internet Access
  • Is-art gallery
  • Languages Spoken include; English, Afrikaans, French
  • Laundry Service
  • Library
  • Off Street Parking
  • Photocopy Machine
  • Restaurant on the Premises
  • Solar heated swimming pool
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • The screening room
  • Unusual herb & sculpture garden
  • Complimentary transport within the Franschhoek valley


  • Air-Conditioning
  • Television
  • Fan
  • Fireplace
  • MNET


  • Golf courses within fifteen minutes drive
  • Hiking and biking excursions
  • Horse-riding and wine-tasting on horseback
  • Môreson and bread & wine for the ultimate wine and food experience
  • Paragliding and helicopter trips
  • Tennis courts
  • Trout Fishing
  • Walking

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