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Grande Provence Rings In The Festive Season

Treat friends and family this festive season to a Franschhoek fine-dining feast at Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate.   

Embrace the Christmas spirit by singing along to carols by candlelight on Christmas Eve before tucking into a sumptuous dinner. The Restaurant at Grande Provence offers guests a lavish six-course festive menu on Christmas Day. To welcome in 2020, a luxurious New Year’s Eve six-course dinner will sustain you till the magic hour.

Festive menu

Let Grande Provence do the cooking this Christmas and treat family and friends to an exceptional fine dining experience. Starting on Christmas Eve, the festive six-course lunch and dinner menu will be offered at The Restaurant until 25 December. 

With an exciting array of dishes, this festive menu will satisfy every culinary desire. From endive, cranberry granite, crispy turkey skins and blue cheese to polenta sweetcorn pudding, scallops, bacon jam and crispy brussel sprouts. Because three birds are better than one enjoy the delectable turducken with parsnip acorn puree, fire roasted beetroot & turkey jus. For the ultimate festive finish, let peacan pie, curry and ginger gel, butternut ice cream with pumpkin pie powder hit the sweet spot.

The festive menu is available from Christmas Eve dinner, until Christmas Day at R1 850 per person; children under 10 will be charged a cover fee of R950 per person. Pre-paid booking is essential. Email or call Tel: 021-876 8600.

New Year’s Eve

Allow Grande Provence to whisk you away into 2020 with a lavish six-course dinner and live entertainment to toast the New Year. The menu includes marinated aubergine, confit shiitake mushrooms and smoked macadamia nuts to trigger your appetite, followed by cured yellowtail, grapefruit, fennel and sour onions. Savour baby marrow risotto, mushrooms and cured egg yolk lemon truffle, while meat lovers will enjoy the beef brisket, pickled turnips, parmesan & horseradish.  As a final indulgence to wrap up the year, banana carpaccio, sourdough ice-cream, salted fudge and chocolate tuiles will satisfy your sweet tooth.

The cost of the New Year’s Eve festivities is R2 495 per person and includes bubbly on arrival. Pre-paid booking is essential. Email or call Tel: 021-876 8600.

Diary listing information:

Christmas Eve

Date: Tuesday, 24 December 2019

Time: 18h30

Venue: Grande Provence Heritage Estate, Franschhoek

Cost: R1 850 per person

Christmas lunch & dinner

Date: Wednesday, 25 December 2019

Time: lunch starts at 12h00 and dinner at 18h30

Venue: Grande Provence Heritage Estate, Franschhoek

Cost: R1 850 per person

New Year’s Eve Dinner

Date:   31 December 2019

Time:   20h00

Venue: Grande Provence Heritage Estate, Franschhoek

Cost: R2 495 per person

Booking: Call: (021) 876 8600 or e-mail

Located in Franschhoek, the heartland of South African wine country, Grande Provence offers true South African wine heritage, exceptional food and wine, and luxury boutique accommodation. For more information visit, or Twitter @grande_provence.