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June 29, 2018

New Kid on the Block in Franschhoek

The Franschhoek Venues team visit theLAB Lifestyle Franschhoek The Franschhoek Venues team had the privileged enough to stay the night at theLAB Lifestyle Franschhoek to experience this one of a kind guest house in Franschhoek. The reason for our visit is to experience the space and especially  theHUB which is the entertainment and conference room where […]

June 28, 2018

Wedding day ruined by bad venue!

After devoting countless hours planning every finest detail of your wedding day, it’s understandable that you expect everything to be flawless with a capital F. The emotional stakes are off the charts since you and your husband to be have been looking forward to this day for your entire lives. But the truth is: There is […]

June 28, 2018

The Franschhoek Venues team visit to Le Coin Français Franschhoek

Le Coin Français Restaurant in Franschhoek The Franschhoek Venues team made a visit to Le Coin Français restaurant in Franschhoek. Head Chef and Owner Darren Badenhorst and manager Jasper Venter exceeded our expectations on our visit to the restaurant. Darren was the former chef at Grand Provence in Franschhoek and now he is successfully running […]

June 14, 2018

Conference Venues in Franschhoek

Conference Venues in Franschhoek Franschhoek conference venues include venues such as – The Lab Lifestyle, Klein Waterval Riverside Lodge, La Fontaine Guest House, Le Franschhoek, Le Manoir Brendel, Rickety Bridge Winery, The Corner House Guest House, Val d’Or Guest House. The Lab Lifestyle in Franschhoek – theHUB is our entertainment and conference room where you can socialise […]

June 11, 2018

DSTV Franschhoek Bastille Festival July 2018

The Franschhoek village is a hive of activities, dressed to the nines in the French colours of red, blue and white for the weekend, embracing its French heritage, and adding to the hype and excitement the weekend has become known for. Although the Franschhoek valley embraces the French theme to perfection, the Food & Wine […]

June 5, 2018

10 Questions to ask when choosing a conference venue & how we can help you!

Choosing a conference venue? Use these 10 questions to help you whittle down your options. When you’re choosing a conference venue, a checklist can help you wade through the options out there. Ask the following 10 questions on your venue visits to make sure you haven’t missed anything important. 1. How accessible is the location? Your delegates should be […]

May 24, 2018

Here are the questions to ask a wedding venue – Wedding Planning 101

Here are the questions to ask a wedding venue — before signing on the dotted line. 1. Is the venue available on my target date? If you have a specific date in mind, find out if the venue has availability then. If not, you’ll either have to move on or be flexible when it comes […]

April 20, 2018

Chamonix Wine Farm – Wedding Venues

Chamonix Wine Estate The only wine farm in the Winelands were you can get the real African experience Chamonix Wine Estate situated in the heart of the Franschhoek Valley offers a romantic and tranquil experience where guests can enjoy the breath-taking views of the Franschhoek valley. Premium wine tasting on one of the game drives [...]
April 18, 2018


FRANSCHHOEK VENUE – LA COURONNE WINE ESTATE La Couronne is a name meaning “The Crown” which was a famous French warship built by the French Navy in 1636 which transported 277 French Huguenots to the Cape in 1685. La Couronne was the first warship built by the French as Cardinal de Richelieu’s aimed to renew […]

April 10, 2018


TOP THINGS TO DO IN FRANSCHHOEK IN WINTER Franschhoek being only 1 hours drive from Cape Town offers a wide variety of activities to do throughout the year, even in Winter! Here are a few top things to do in Winter in Franschhoek: WINE TASTING Why not pair a glass of red wine with stormy […]