Franschhoek Wine Valley

Shopping & Business

Shopping in Franschhoek is a shopaholic’s dream. Mingled in between the village’s café’s and restaurants you’ll find a treasure trove of retail magic. There is truly something for everyone. Whether you are looking for antiques, collectable books, diamond jewellery, designer clothing, artworks or chocolate you’ll find the best of these and much more along our Main Street.

Franschhoek also boasts many business services that you’d not expect to find in a village such as ours. Graphic designers, printers, business consultants, estate agents, architects, attorneys and many more are all to be found in our dynamic village.

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Graphic Design – inspiring creativity.

Andrea Desmond Smith

The Blue Lion Gallery will operate from Artemis, 37 Uitkyk Street from 2016. A sandwich bar and coffee shop with a twist – gifts and fine art – Sacred Geometry and nature art. Walk the labyrinth and wild indigenous gardens.

ANPA Jewels

ANPA Jewellery, Franschhoek offers an exclusive blend of designer jewellery in silver with selected, high quality gems from Southern Africa & worldwide. Signature styles comprise surprising combinations of colour, daring designs, exceptional gems and innovative manufacturing techniques.

Art In The Yard

Newly opened in Franschhoek, just off the main road, down a cobbled stream lined path in a picturesque courtyard. The space is versatile, bright and inspiring set over two levels with incredible views of Franschhoek. The aim of the gallery is to give focus to artists with fresh ideas whilst…


Artefact is a small working pottery studio with a retail area. It is supported by local artists David Walters, Sarah Walters, Andrea Desmond Smith and Kobus Stander. Vuyisa Potina is the local artist in residence.

B-Gorgeous at Le Quartier Francais

A mosaic of treatments available from the Treatment Room at Le Quartier Français using DECLEOR – PARIS. Through 30 years of research into the science of Aromatherapy DECLEOR, the specialist in Aroma-Skincare has created a unique natural approach to caring for your skin. Based on a “Duo-Concept” combining the effectiveness…

Beauty Therapist

Very good qualified therapist working at the best hotels and guest houses in the Franschhoek valley. Have a passion to work with people and love to see the best results. In the mobile beauty for four years. I live on a family winefarm in the valley.

Beluga Bear

A collection of South African hand made childrens clothing, toys and decor items as wll as ladies wear that is versatile and sophisticated.

Boschendal Limited

Discover your senses and heritage in the idyllic winelands setting of the Boschendal valley. Here you will find yourself and your roots, hidden in breathtaking views and in the serenity of a country lifestyle. The Founder Estates: consist of 20 hectares of prime agricultural land on the slopes of the…

Coco Africa

Designers, distributors and marketers of a unique range of solid wood lifestyle products and customised designs for wood lovers! Timeless products with a homely feel. Products creatively designed to suit all tastes, to use everyday, useful & beautiful. Manufactured by dedicated craftsmen in the Franschhoek valley, South Africa, by the…

Dalewood Fromage

Dalewood Fromage is a small, intensive, artisanal farm cheesery on the R45 (the Klapmuts-Simondium Road) owned and managed by the Visser family.  It all started when a strawberry farmer with a small herd of Jersey cows and a big dream of cheese-making took the leap, and the dream turned to…

David Walters at the Ceramics Gallery Franschhoek

Roubaix House is the home, studio and gallery of distinguished South African potter, David Walters. Starting his career with a Fine Arts Degree in 1974, David’s first studio was in Hilton, Natal. This was followed in the 1980’s by a bigger stdio at Caversham Mill where he and his wife…

Desray Franschhoek

Desray began life in the South African fashion industry in 1994 with a single rack of clothing of the Young Emporium; today there are eight dedicated Desray stores around the country where fashion lovers can indulge in a wonderful variety of clothing and accessories. With a uniquely South African approach…


EBONY is a unique and exclusive design space that showcases the best in modern South African furniture, home accessories and fine art. The team at EBONY design a range of bespoke, contemporary South African furniture and also work with the leading creators from across the country. The company offers an…

FISBA – Franschhoek Informal Small Business Association

FISBA (Franschhoek Informal Small Business Association), a non-profit organisation was formed and registered in 2009 to ensure community upliftment and the creation of a successful culture of entrpreneurship in local communities.

Foto Artist Studio

FOTO ARTIST STUDIO – Where a Photo becomes a Work of Art We render a professional photographic service in the following categories: • Photography: Weddings – Studio portraits & On Location portraits – Functions & Events – Food – Bottle shots – Products – Paintings – Guest houses, Hotels, Lodges…

Franschhoek Hair & Beauty

FRANSCHHOEK HAIR & BEAUTY prides itself in offering a great service at competitive rates. We are open from Tuesdays to Saturdays. We are in the market to offer state-of-the-art treatments and solutions to all your beauty problems. We offer a wide range of beauty services that include hair dressing, make…

Franschhoek Health Club

At our exclusive boutique gym you will find aerobics classes, top of the range life fitness equipment, saunas, a heated swimming pool, a beauty salon and our own wellness café come in and have a unique experience in health and fitness.  

Franschhoek Medicinal Garden

Feel, touch and taste the different natural herbs on a tour that explores the various herbs and their uses. There is an Information Centre on indigenous medicines. Assorted herbs and remedies are available to purchase.

Franschhoek Motor Museum

The Franschhoek Motor Museum offers visitors a special opportunity to look back at more than 100 years of motoring history with its unique and exciting collection of vehicles, motorcycles, bicycles and memorabilia in the magnificent setting of L’Ormarins. Anthonij Rupert facility map and information    

Franschhoek Mountain Guides

Franschhoek Mountain Guides offers guided hiking and mountain biking tours in the Franschhoek Mountains. Clients have the opportunity to learn about the history of the town as well as interesting information on the indigenous Fauna & Flora of the Fynbos biome. Highlights include rare Protea species, game sightings, fresh drinkable…

Franschhoek Skin Care Clinic

Beauty salon Clarins Guinot Environ Dermalogica OPI Facials Manicure Pedicure Waxing Eyebrow shape Lash tints Massages Hot Stone Biosculpture nails Make up  

Franschhoek Tyres

Franschhoek Tyres – For all  your care tyre requirements – new tyres, puncture repairs, wheel balancing and alignment. We also sell batteries and mend exhausts. *Photo is courtesy of Franschhoek Tatler

Franschhoek Wine and Clothing

Enjoy the Franschhoek Feeling wherever you go. Clothing and fine goods produced with care and attention to a superior quality. Designed in Franschhoek and manufactured by our local skilled artisans.

Gifts from Franschhoek

Gifts from Franschhoek specialises in the art of gifting! The first of its kind, this destination-based shop offers a range of unique gifts and experiences from the Franschhoek Wine Valley. Our gifts have been hand-picked from a number of Franschhoek shops ranging from the best local and imported linen, beautiful…

Grande Provence Estate – The Gallery

The Gallery at Grande Provence, showcases works by leading and emerging South African artists. An extensive selection of artworks – including paintings, drawings, original prints, sculpture, ceramics, photography and traditional beadwork are available at The Gallery at Grande Provence.

Hemisphere Emergency Preparation Consulting

Hemisphere Emergency Preparation Consulting was established in 2006 Owned by Ashley Bauer, his mission is to offer advice and implement procedures that provide proactive, accountable and user -friendly Fire Life Safety & Occupational Health Management systems and information. Our systems assist clients with complying with the national fire & OHS…

Holden Manz Collection

Contemporary South African art at its best. Uniquely signed artists – from up and coming Talents to well established careers. Loved by local and international collectors  

Holden Manz Wine Estate Health & Wellness Spa

the holden manz wine estate is in the unique and privileged position in franschhoek to offer vineyard and winery, a restaurant with its enchanting picnic areas along the river as well as a five star guest house with its very own health and wellness spa. both guest house and wellness…

House of Wines

Each visitors first stop if looking for rare and matured Vintage wines.Browse through our excellent selection of premium quality wine brands including organic producers, kosher and non-alcoholic wines. Combined with our selected stock of local craft beer, pot still brandies and Single Malt whiskies especially imported by us, House of…

Huguenot Fine Chocolates

An empowerment business, initiated by the Belgian Government. We make world class Belgian chocolates in a boutique chocolaterie in view of visitors. ‘The chocolate Experience’ is an infotainment program.  

Huguenot Memorial Museum

Reflects the persecution of the French Huguenots, their flight, settlement at the Cape and contribution to South Africa. The beautiful gardens are a bonus.    

Indian Summer – Ladies Clothing Store

Indian Summer prides itself on showcasing up to date fashions from Europe alongside the very best of South African designed clothing and accessories. We aim to give insightful service with detailed product knowledge in a stress free environment.  We offer private shopping experiences and personal advice on finding the perfect…

Isabella Charlotte Boutique

Italian Style in the heart of Franschhoek. We are the sole importers and distributors of Luisa Spagnoli, Italy. We also stock more Italian brands, Italian silk scarfs, Hunter Boots, Guilhermina and Sattyani shoes and bags from Brazil, vintage handmade once-off rings and Italian glass Jewellery.  We have a wide selection…

JADE Franschhoek

Jade Franschhoek is a special pearl and gemstone jeweller nestled between Huguenot Fine Chocolates and Gideon’s Famous Pancake House.  We work only with the best quality cultured pearls and gemstones. Designer, Annemarie van Wyk creates timeless one-off pieces on the premises and can design a piece to your specifications.  Founded…

Johannes Du Plessis

Johannes du Plessis uses his distinct figurative style to express his love of form and nature. Johannes was born in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa 1953. After his school education he studied further gaining a higher National Diploma with distinction in fine arts. (Sculpting and drawing) ANALYSIS OF MY…

Kim Donaldson Gallery

The Kim Donaldson Gallery offers visitors the opportunity to exclusively view internationally renowned artist, Kim Donaldson’s artwork. In addition, we curate bodies of work created by South Africa’s most talented emerging and established artists. The gallery is situated in The Yard, a charming courtyard in the centre of Franschhoek off…

Kurt Maske ILS Medic

Medial standby for private functions, events & festivals. • AEA / ILS (Intermediate Life Support) Paramedic registered with the HPCSA • BLS (Basic Life Support) Healthcare Provide (American Heart Association) • ITLS (International Trauma Life Support – advanced) • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) (American Heart Association) • FMA Flight…

Kymric Hall

A Franschhoek destination hair studio    

La Laundry

Laundry service for residents, establishments & visitors.

La Motte Farm shop

The Flavour of fresh,farm-baked bread will lure visitors to this quint country shop with its many charming take- home reminder of La Motte. The Variety of baking includes artisan bread such as Ouma’s breads,a shiraz loaf,pot bread and fruited rye loaf,and a tempting array of cakes and other confectionery. This…

La Paris

La Paris dates back to 1699, and is situated just 8 km’s outside the historical town of Franschhoek. As you pass through the towering gates, a sense of deep-rooted history fills the air as the estate’s history becomes tangible. The breathtaking mountains, perfectly manicured lawns, vibrant gardens and magnificent oak…

Lew Geffen Sotheby’s Int. Realty

Sotheby’s is a world renowned brand which is celebrated for selling precious objects. At Lew Geffen Sotheby’s International Realty in Franschhoek, we sell extraordinary residences, from cottages to wine estates.    

Linda Coltart

Hospitality Consulting Training facilitator Events Co-ordinator Recruitment

Makiwa Gallery Franschhoek

Makiwa Gallery Franschhoek is for the discerning Art Collector of fine South African paintings and sculptures. Owned by renowned Artist, Makiwa Mutomba, we showcase respected South African artists namely; Anton Gericke, Brendan Broedelet, Elbe van Rooyen, Ian Hertslet, Kobus Nel, Makiwa himself, Marlien van Heerden, Roelof Rossouw, Sarah Richards, Shaune…

Mary’s Catering

Mary Arendse from Bosbou Franschhoek, is a well known local baker in her community. Her talents have been proved at various functions such as weddings, 21 parties, confirmations, baptisms and her delectable’s treats are present at the annual Bastille festival. She very recently also took up catering and is a…

Masquerade Antiques & Things

Step into Marti Foster’s Masquerade – Antiques and Things, and be transported to another world – one full of old world romance, artfully composed in a fresh way with a strong French undertone. A unique shopping experience for home décor, furniture, gifts and all things beautiful.

Mobile Beauty

Why not enjoy the luxury of a fully qualified beauty therapist offering a full range of beauty therapies and massages in the comfort of your own home, guesthouse or hotel room!  

Moor Gallery Franschhoek

The Moór Gallery Franschhoek will feature an eclectic selection of South African and international artworks in various media, representing many approaches to art, both traditional and contemporary. Visit the village of Franschhoek situated in what is probably one of the most beautiful wine valleys anywhere.  Savour the world-renowned restaurants, the historic…

Museum van de Caab – Solms-Delta

The estate known as Delta was first planted to vines in the 17th century, but it was only in 2001 that it began to redress the painful history upon which the SA wine industry was built. This was done through the granting of a substantial shareholding to historically disadvantaged tenant-workers…

Netjies Decor

Netjies Décor originated from the idea to introduce elegance and beauty to any space through the addition of stylish décor pieces. Elegance is found in the quality of being graceful and stylish in appearance or manner, the quality of being pleasingly ingenious through simplicity and neatness. Neatness is a term…

Or-gari Golden Safari: Ceramic Gallery studio in Franschhoek

Since Or-Gari Golden Safari expanded into The Cape, there has been a lot of speculation and interest from the public as well as a lot of positive change that has come from it. With an amazing factory now based in Franschoek, Heidi and Nick have decided to open it up to clients…

Pam Golding International Properties

Surrounded by majestic mountain ranges this charming village has long been one of the finest food and wine regions in the country. Boasting some of South Africa’s top restaurants and world renown for its award winning wines. A truly unique destination to get away from the hectic pace of city…

Peacock Blue – Men’s Clothing Store

Peacock Blue is smart, bold, colourful and is a must visit, situated in the heart of the Franschhoek village and now also in the heart of Cape Town in the Cape Quatre.  Beautifully designed shelves are filled with the most cutting edge brands from across the world – Scotch and…

Penchant Design

Penchant Design is a jewellery design company specialising in high-end gemstone jewellery. We manufacture all our jewellery in Franschhoek and like to focus on Southern African gemstones – amethyst, rose quartz, garnet, tigers eye and diamonds here and there… We source the best quality gems and pearls and turn them…

Pick ‘n Pay

Everyday Freshness & Friendly Service  

Postnet Franschhoek

Business support to households and business. Printing and copying: document finishing (binding and laminating). Internet services: scanning, email. Courier services: domestic, international, collections, express, economy Name badges, international newspapers, international calling cards Corporate branding: Flags, banners, etc. Mailboxes, stationery, packaging supplies, business cards and flyers.

Skinperfection Beauty Studio

Be in Seventh Heaven with our unique skin and body treatments, ranging from facials to different types of massages, basic to advance treatments to suit each client’s needs. Come and experience the art of relaxation.

Sue Van Rensburg Ceramics

Sue specialises in hand built table ware from high fired earthenware clay, decorated in colour and simple design. Her pieces are unique and original in that no 2 plates are the same. Determined not to follow the commercial route, each item is made by hand, adding to the distinct “organic”…


Exclusive women’s clothing

Tap & Cork

A “Deliciously Different” shopping experience. We offer locally sourced top quality Organic food oils, balsamic vinegars as well as liqueurs and fortified wines, all “ON-TAP” – a First in the Cape ! Tastings are available prior to choosing and purchasing the products and having it bottled in a wide choice…

The Diamond Works

Our Sparkling Tour offers you the opportunity to experience the fascinating world of Diamonds and Diamond-cutting. Enjoy a glass of proudly South African bubbly whilst you discover 4 C’s of Diamonds and the history of the world’s most sought-after gemstone. Not only do we specialise in Diamonds, both loose stones…

The Jam Jar

The Jam Jar is a boutique, owner managed business, where the proprietor handcrafts her jams, marmalades & preserves. Customers at the shop can view the jam-making in progress. No preservatives or colourants are used & even pectin is home-made. All the fruit is sources either on the farm or from…

The Screening Room at Le Quartier Francais

The Screening Room is a decadently appointed, private movie house, complete with plush velvet drapes and leather armchair-style seats. Proving popular are the ‘Supper Club’ evenings on Sundays and Mondays – enjoy dinner for R120 in The Lounge Bar and receive a complimentary movie. Featuring the latest in audiovisual technology,…

Three Streams Smokehouse

Premier Salmon & Trout Smokehouse in Southern Africa. Proud supplier of Salmon, Trout and other premium seafood products to the retail & food service industry. Three Streams Smokehouse traditionally cures & naturally smokes the fish using modern standards. “We trace our fish from egg to plate as we believe you…

Time for Living Interiors

“Time For Living Interiors has a eclectic collection of stunning decor & gifts ideas on offer”. [You can also visit us in Hermanus at the Hemel & Aarde Shopping Village] We are the official stockist of Diana Carmichael South African handcrafted pewter range. A wide selection of designer jewellery some…

Tracey’s Diamonds

Tracey’s Diamonds has over fifty years of experience in the industry, our aim is to acquire quality stones and to produce uniquely designed, hand-crafted jewellery. Every one of our diamonds bears an internationally accepted certificate and we ensure that each one is perfectly cut. We pride ourselves on having competitively…


Nestled at the foot of the Drakensberg mountains in the kingdom of the Zulu, lies a peaceful village rich in untained African heritage. The local craft woman form part of the age-old heritage of traditional hand-stitched shoe craft. Cut from some of the finest leather in the world, Tsonga’s beautifully…

Vineyard Gallery Franschhoek

Situated on the main road of the village, in majestic Franschhoek valley, the elegant and contemporary Vineyard Gallery Franschhoek invites you to view some of South Africa’s finest artworks. On offer in this modern, light and bright art gallery is a comprehensive selection of South African art. Art on display…

Walking and Cycling Holidays South Africa

We research, establish and manage quality activity holidays in South Africa. Our tours are supported by extensive knowledge of regions, incorporating unique features and outstanding personal service. We focus on self-guided Walking and Cycling Holidays in South Africa but also arrange Guided Hikes in certain areas. The following tours are…

Wide Angle Photo Studio

My name is Sandro Tasso, professional photographer and cameraman, presently based in the beautiful valley of Franschhoek, Western Cape, South Africa and only 80km from the city of Cape Town and close to other towns such as Stellenbosch and Paarl, within vineyards, olive groves and breathtaking mountains. All this makes…

Wild Peacock Products

Wild Peacock Products is a family run business supplying fine foods to restaurants, hotels, caterers, retailers, and the general public. We supply quality produce such as fresh oysters, mussels, fish, crayfish, quails, ducks, free-range chickens and petit poussins, fine chocolate, imported Italian delicacies, Spanish air-dried meats, rabbits etc. Phone us…

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Franschhoek Wine Valley exists to:

  • Develop and implement marketing plans to profile the Franschhoek Wine Valley
  • Arrange and advertise events that support the Franschhoek Wine Valley brand image and which encourage visitors to the Valley
  • Represent the business interests of our members to the Stellenbosch Municipality
  • Aggregate the combined buying power of our members to leverage economy of scale benefits from service providers
  • Coordinate free advisory services and discussion forums to support our member’s businesses

Our Accolades

  • Tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Destination Winner 2012, 2013, 2014 & 2015
  • Most Memorable Wine Route 2014, 2013 & 2012
  • Service Excellence Award - 2015
  • Best Tourism Event 2015 - Franschhoek Bastille Festival
  • Best Local Tourism Authority Information service 2013 & 2012

Tourism Levy

Certain establishments in Franschhoek may levy visitors with voluntary contributions towards the running of the FWV and to support local charities. Should visitors not wish to contribute to these causes, please indicate this to the relevant merchant.

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