Rusthof Country House

12 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, Western Cape, 7690, South Africa | Hotel
Prices starting from $154.00

Travel Blogs from Franschhoek

A taste of fine wine

A travel blog entry by shamiandlauren on Jan 19, 2014

4 comments, 22 photos

Today is our full day in Franschhoek. We started our morning with breakfast at the guest house. They serve such good food in South Africa. The cold bar has muesli, yoghurt, honey, a few cereals and fresh orange juice and coffee. The coffee is delish here too! You also have the option of ordering eggs cooked how you like, sausage, tomatoes, …

The day I was born!

A travel blog entry by burkeandcindy


... a meal. Burke and I chose to do the 8 course paired with wine and Holmes decided to do the 5 course paired with wine. Burke and I had a similar meal in Iceland and the biggest thing about these restaurants is you cannot be picky. You just go with the flow and let them feed you. All the wine was fantastic! The food was excellent too. I will post a pic below of both the 5 and 8 course menu. Keep in mind you don't get to see the menu ...

Gum trees and rabbits.

A travel blog entry by ianandsuejones


... in the township.  We were mildly apprehensive but he alleviated our fears by explaining that crime was practically non existent as the community had a zero tolerance to crime. I told him the same policy existed in Redfern.  Gladstone had heard of Redfern and thought we were brave to live there.  He seemed somewhat comforted by the fact that we had a guard dog.  I didn't tell him what type of dog.  He didn't ask.   With Gladstone we visited a home consisting of a communal kitchen ...

Wedding Time

A travel blog entry by libby_alistair


... and a photo booth! What more is needed to say about the wedding. The bride and groom appeared to be both cool as cucumbers, both looking stunning and very happy. It was a really lovely ceremony conducted by a very funny priest on the grass overlooking the pond and the mountains. Then just a short stroll down the grassy knoll and we were at the venue.

A highlight of the evening - outside of the wedding ceremony ...

On the road again. But a tasty drop

A travel blog entry by dannian


... bored by then and it was getting dark so we decided that was probably enough. Francshhoek is small town with some upmarket shops and cafes for the city visitors but it is set in dramatic surrounds. Big cliffs and steep hills surrounding the town, with clouds surrounding the peaks and looking like waterfalls down the sides. It looks very ominous but the people here are very friendly and ...

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This hotel, located on 12 Huguenot Street, Franschhoek, is near Huguenot Memorial Museum, Dieu Donne, Chamonix, and Bellingham.
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