Le Bon Vivant Restaurant is located in a pretty
side street in the historic heart of Franschhoek.
Set in a
converted house in central Franschhoek, the atmosphere
at Le Bon Vivant is homely and relaxed, while
reminiscent of contemporary French restaurants.
The glass wall
allows you to see Pierre Hendriks and his team at work.
Tables are also
available in the shaded Le Bon Vivant garden for lunch
and dinner on warm summer evenings.
The food at Le
Bon Vivant is an experience.
palate perfection and impeccable presentation,
chef-patron Pierre Hendriks invite you on a journey of
bold flavours and combinations.
Pierre Hendriks started cooking at the age of 15, and
after working in restaurant kitchens in the Netherlands
for 10 years, he decided to settle in Franschhoek while
on a visit to South Africa in 2001.
Pierre aims to
surprise, but at the same time is very aware of the high
standards that are expected from a restaurant of Le Bon
In addition to
the full a la carte menu, Pierre also offers a
five-course “surprise” menu which takes the form of
smaller “tasting” courses, both complemented with a
well-chosen wine list.