Avondrood Guest House

39 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | Hotel
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Rainy day so we drank, ate & drank some more

A travel blog entry by connieandjimmer on Oct 31, 2013

4 comments, 15 photos

... recommended by Kate and it is indeed lovely with great food. However, again due to the rain and cloud, we unfortunately were not able to see the wonderful view - but we knew it was there. :) Jim was given a personal, private tour of their wine making facilities, and got to taste what will be released as their Verdict 2015 vintage. The wineries, breweries and all the tastings were wonderful. We certainly are not lacking ...

A Continuing Love Affair

A travel blog entry by krista.and.erik on Dec 06, 2012

65 photos

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We are the only guests – and we will be the only guests all night. This is where we meet Sensei. He is the chef, a true Sensei, having studied in Japan, evolving to becoming a chef. He has the entire night to dedicate exclusively to us. We browse his menu and decide to entrust our evening to him. We tell him to plan the meal for us; we are entirely in his care. We tell him we love avo and salmon and leave him to it. ...

A day spent admiring nature

A travel blog entry by elaqid on Jun 17, 2012

1 comment

... less than favorable skies. We made it there only to find out it had been moved and would require us to backtrack and "rush" in order to make it back in time for our group farewell dinner. We opted to come straight back to the hotel and give it a try another time (hopefully tomorrow) since Bill & Harolyn do not fly out until that evening.

It was a good day of adventure, being out in nature, being healthy and enjoying great ...

Kristin's 40th B-Day in the Winelands

A travel blog entry by kmorris25 on Nov 10, 2011

4 photos

... bought some cheeses and pretzel bread for our evening snack. The White Rock cheese (like apricot cheesecake) is divine! We met a wonderful wine expert, Annamarie, who treated us wonderfully and even snuck us into the cellars with another group for a quick tour. After our tastings, we visited a glass blowing studio located at the Spice Route wine farm next to Fairview (newly owned by Fairview) to ooohh and aaahh at the beautiful glass works ...

Wine!

A travel blog entry by travellingadam on Mar 10, 2011

4 photos

... a huge drive up to the main entrance. I am met by a butler and glass of rose. As soon as check in the book me a table for the evening.

I spend next couple of hours just chilling out until 3pm. Then head for a tour of the cellar it is really interesting. They make a wide range of wines and liqueurs here. My host is able to talk me through the process in all the types and finishing off with tasting. I was ...

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This hotel, located on 39 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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