Mont d'Or Blog

Franschhoek day activities for food and wine connoisseurs, families, and adventurers

Posted on Fri April 6, 2018 in Things to do in Franschhoek.

If you’re planning a getaway to Franschhoek, why not do a day excursion and experience the area in more depth.

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Celebrity chef Piet Huysentruyt brings his Michelin-starred restaurant to Franschhoek for a limited time only

Posted on Fri February 2, 2018.

For a short window of time in March, South Africans will have the rare opportunity to dine at an authentic French restaurant in Franschhoek. Chef Piet Huysentruyt is bringing his Michelin-starred Likoké Restaurant to us in the form of a pop-up eatery and the foodies are already buzzing. In this blog, we’re going to attempt to answer some of your questions about this special event and let you in on what the food bloggers are saying.

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Still looking for a Valentine's Day idea? Learn from the French, like we do.

Posted on Mon January 15, 2018 in Romantic Breakaways.

You can’t run a French-inspired, boutique B&B in one of South Africa’s most picturesque towns, without knowing a thing or two about romance. Allow us to put our French heritage to good use and help you make this Valentine’s Day the most special one yet.

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Top 8 Franschhoek restaurants to visit in 2018

Posted on Thu December 14, 2017 in Franschhoek Dining.

It’s not difficult to find good food in Franschhoek. The gastronomic standards are very high and restaurants are always competing to offer guests the best in local gourmet food. The problem is that with so many fantastic restaurants and new ones popping up everywhere, it is getting more and more difficult to choose the right one. In this blog, we’ll try to make your decision slightly easier by giving you our pick of top Franschhoek restaurants to visit in 2018.

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Your accommodation for the 2017 Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival

Posted on Wed November 1, 2017 in Events.

On the 2nd and 3rd of December this year, celebrities, champagne aficionados, foodies and fashionistas alike will come together to celebrate the magic of bubbles in style. Yes, we’re talking about the social calendar event of the year – the Franschhoek Cap Classique and Champagne Festival.

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