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La Petite Ferme Unveils its Autumn 2024 Menu

La Petite Ferme, from its perch high above the Franschhoek Valley, offers luxurious accommodation, unparalleled vistas, world-class wines and also an award-winning restaurant, where you can relish country cuisine that is authentic, fresh and infused with a refreshing contemporary flair.

As we wave goodbye to summer, La Petite Ferme’s culinary team takes great pride in unveiling its tantalising new Autumn menu that successfully encapsulates the essence of the season.

“Our team has finely crafted a variety of dishes that capture the mood and colours of Autumn, and that are perfectly complemented by our exquisite wines,” says General Manager, Riaan Kruger.

The culinary team’s unwavering commitment to excellence is evident in the meticulous selection of fresh, locally sourced ingredients, thoughtfully blended flavours and garden-picked herbs, all harmonised to craft a delectable dining experience.

Savour the rich, creamy Salmon Mousse, or the succulent tenderness of Ostrich Mignon and the aromatic spices of Cape Malay Seafood Curry … topped off with the iconic views of the Franschhoek valley to further elevate your dining experience.

Here’s what the Autumn menu has to offer:


Spinach & Feta Salad

Baby spinach | cranberries | feta | candied walnuts | red onion | lemon pearls | coconut milk

Salmon Mousse

Coconut sauce | curry leave oil | sesame salad | ciabatta toast

Fried Bobotie Balls with Cilantro Mint Yoghurt Sauce

Spiced ground lamb bobotie | Jasmine rice | cilantro | toasted coconut shavings | herb oil

Fig & Ricotta Cigar (V)

Baby leaf salad | walnut thyme crumb | pea shoots | radish

Venison Liver Parfait

Balsamic vinegar reduction | cranberry seed loaf croute | yoghurt chips | apricot gel | caramelised apple

Soup of the Day


Chicken Roulade

Leek | pancetta | ricotta | sweet potato boulangère | beetroot puree | red wine jus | herb oil | butternut and cinnamon chips

Karoo Lamb

Rolled lamb shoulder | Dutchess potato | pomegranate and honey jus | glazed baby carrots | Egyptian labneh | confit tomato

Cape Malay Seafood Curry

Cape Malay curry sauce| garlic prawns | mussels | line fish | cuttlefish ink linguine

Ostrich Mignon

Salsa verde | coconut & onion foam | charred onion | potato pave | corral tuile | red wine honey pomegranate jus | wasabi infused pea puree

Gnocchi with Seasonal Vegetables (V)

Potato gnocchi | basil | shredded mozzarella | Bloody Mary sauce


Almond Cake with Muscadel Poached Pears

Hazelnut ice cream | almond cake | poached pears

Jan-Ellis Pudding

Sponge cake soaked in warm creamy sauce | spiced orange chutney vanilla ice cream| Wild Africa crème anglaise


Doily | Amarula ice cream | sago pudding filling

Cheese Selection

Local cheese | home-made chutney | sourdough croute | preserved fig | grapes | mustard

Two-course R 750 per person | Three-course R 850 per person

To reserve your table and savour the sublime dishes in the Autumn menu please contact or +27 21 876 3016

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Facebook: La Petite Ferme Franschhoek

IG:  @la_petiteferme

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TikTok: @lapetitefermefranschhoek


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La Petite Ferme, a leading wine estate situated on the slopes of the Oliphants Pass and Middagkrans Mountain Range, overlooking the Franschhoek Valley, is the perfect destination for local and international guests. Offering unparalleled vistas, luxurious accommodation and award-winning cuisine and wines, its accommodation comprises five beautifully appointed Vineyard suites, five recently renovated Manor House Suites – each with spectacular views and comfort and five luxury Winery Suites, recently converted from the old Wine Cellar. It is home to an award-winning restaurant which serves country cuisine with a fresh contemporary touch. In addition, La Petite Ferme’s small and intimate boutique style cellar, managed by winemaker Wikus Pretorius offers a full range of wines which includes red, white and rosé. The wines are available at selected retail outlets but can be bought online. It also offers wine tastings, a mobile Beauty Spa that brings the spa experience to the privacy of your room and bikes for guests wishing to sightsee from the saddle. La Petite Ferme was recently honoured at the prestigious 2023 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards receiving awards in four categories: Best Scenic Environment Hotel; Best Country Hotel in Africa; Best Culinary Experience in Africa and Best Small Hotel in Africa; and also at the 17th annual World Luxury Hotel Awards 2023, earning three awards: Best Luxury Boutique Hotel in South Africa, with La Petite Ferme Restaurant receiving recognition for Best Luxury Boutique Hotel Restaurant in Africa and Best Panoramic Views in Africa. With its romantic setting La Petite Ferme is ideal for weddings, special functions and events for the most discerning guest. Within easy reach of the winelands and tourist attractions, it is conveniently located less than three minutes from the village of Franschhoek and an hour’s drive from Cape Town and the Airport.

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