Who’s the 25-year-old?
Le Quartier Français turns 25-years old this year, and to celebrate Suzanne Bayly-Coupe of Classic Portfolio wrote this fun fact sheet about us. Also take a look at our special recipe stirs up our #LQFfamily magic.
Le Quartier Français has been with Classics for 24 years!
THE TASTING ROOM – In the Elite Traveler Top 100 Restaurants in the World! Guests have the option of booking The Tasting Room when they book accommodation. Patrons NOT staying at LQF can only book 30 days before dining – BOOK ONLINE.
Our recipe for Le Quartier Français
This year, 2015, we’re celebrating 25 years of #LQFlove. How do we do it? We have a very special recipe that makes Le Quartier Français the heartbeat of Franschhoek…
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Mind, Food and Wine Weekend
Join us for a weekend of mind, food and wine this June.
In conjunction with Open Mind we’ll be hosting a special, one-of-a-kind experience that will aim to ‘exercise the brain’ while inspiring—and relaxing—you with food, wine, and luxurious accommodation.
Open Mind is an educational centre, based in Cape Town, which offers short courses for people who enjoy learning and want to enhance their general knowledge, without the stress of exams or homework. The courses are open to anyone who is interested in expanding their worldview and exploring fascinating topics through talks by professional experts.
Friday, 26 June 2015
Saturday, 27 June 2015
Sunday, 28 June 2015
The rates that will be honoured for the weekend are R 3900 per person (Friday & Saturday night). This is inclusive of the following: Accommodation at Le Quartier Francais; A tapas style dinner on the Friday night in The Living Room at Le Quartier Francais; Full breakfast on the Saturday and Sunday morning in The Living Room at Le Quartier Francais; 4 lectures.
Excluded would be meals not mentioned above, sundries, gratuities and any extras. Room allocation would be at the discretion of the management team.
For more info, or to book your spot, please email: email@example.com
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And here’s our mention:
Summer dining overlooking our garden
Our Living Room is comprised of three spaces: The Garden Room, The Reading Room and the Lounge Bar; where you can tuck into scrumptious all day grazing, local wine and artisan cocktails.
New on the menu is this dish of summer tomatoes, baked Camembert bruschetta, with olives. We recommend you eat it overlooking our summer garden, with a glass of Môreson Chardonnay. The menu.
Want to be a part of the LQF Family?
Now’s your chance! We’re looking for a fabulous new receptionist.
Le Quartier Français in the Cape Winelands is looking for a full time receptionist. The successful candidate shall be energetic, passionate about the hospitality industry and be fluent in English with knowledge of another European language an advantage. Other requirements are proficiency in Microsoft Office, previous experience in a property management system such as Opera / Roommaster and the ability to work shifts.
Please send CVs and references to firstname.lastname@example.org
Iced Coffee from The Living Room
If there’s one thing you know about us—it’s that we don’t ever do anything the ordinary way, and our iced coffee selection is no different.
Feeling that afternoon slump? Chase the doldrums away with one of our invigorating Nespresso iced coffees.
Try the Granadilla Coffee for an unexpected flavour profile that zings across the palate; or be indulgent with the Sweet Milk Coffee, frosty and completely sweet. And for something completely different and utterly refreshing? The Nespresso Tonic: fizzy, fresh, enchanting.
This means that you can create a specialised itinerary. You could begin your journey in Cape Town—in the heart of the world-famous V&A Waterfront with views of Table Mountain and the marina—then journey to Franschhoek in the winelands to Le Quartier Français and dine at the multi-award winning Tasting Room, taste superb wines, relax in unforgettable beauty and so much more. Of course you can also do it the other way round.
This superb two bedroom apartment, one Queen bedded en suite and one twin bedded en suite (which can be converted to a King), focuses on privacy with easy access to a communal heated pool, where one can enjoy the afternoon sun and Marina life. In walking distance to the bustling centre of the V&A Waterfront which has a wide selection of restaurants and entertainment to suit every need. Luxurious and elegant finishes paired with creature comforts ensure that this two bedroom self-catering apartment is the ideal home away from home.
Le Quaf’s Private Guides
Do you balk at the thought of a tour group? Do you want more than a standard set of sights to see when travelling? Yes, we thought so, that’s why we’ve created Le Quaf’s Private Guides.
Ansie du Toit and Steven Andrews have joined the LQF family and will be available exclusively to our guests for bespoke experiences of our renowned valley and beyond…
Get to know our Private Guides:
Ansie du Toit
“Having grown up in some of the most renowned national parks of South Africa (think of the dusty plains of the Kruger Park with herds of zebra stalked by majestic lions, then The Tsitsikamma Forest of the Addo Elephant Park, with its citrus scented air and monarchical elephants) a lifetime of travelling and eventually being part of creating memories of our amazing country for others was inevitable”.
“My passion to impart knowledge and memorable experiences has never dwindled”.
“I grew up in South Africa during the apartheid era, the accounts of my youth and the phenomenal changes I have witnessed over the past two decades are tales that astound and intrigue visitors and locals alike”.
Steven does naturally gravitate to more active forms of travel and thus has been extensively involved in walking and bicycle trips (making him a great bicycle mechanic!).
“I have an eagerness and selfless dedication to ensuring guests have the best experience of our beautiful country”.
Margot Janse Gastkok at RIJKS® Restaurant
What a way to start the year… by introducing unique African flavours and ingredients to a willing, and hungry culinary audience in Amsterdam.
Here’s the one-of-a-kind-menu; from the heartlands of South Africa, to no doubt, the hearts of Holland.
Sweetcorn veloute, milk cloud, madagascan pepper maize meal, sesame
Haring, vetkoek, oyster braaioli, lemon and champagne chutney
Afrikaanse gruttenpap, buchu, chicken, pumpkin in a wonderbag (Barley, millet, sorghum, lentils)
Boeren opleg custard, grapes, walnuts, wild rice, fynbos bread sticks, Grape jelly and salted dried grapes
Baobab hangop, coconut sorbet, macadamia, salted honeybush caramel
* ‘Braaioili’ is a smoked Aoili and ‘The Afrikaans Grutenpap’ is a combination of Beluga Lentils ( Black Lentils), Millet, Barley, Sorghum (once prepared a spinach and onion puree is stirred through it before serving).
Founder, owner and head of the Le Quartier Français Family, Susan Huxter was on the field, or at the table as it were, and delivered these behind the scenes snaps for us.
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