Franschhoek Wine Valley

Café BonBon at La Petite Dauphine

Down a quiet country lane, a short distance from the hustle and bustle of the main street, embraced by the magnificent mountains to its back and sides, lies the beautiful La Petite Dauphine Estate and at its heart: Café BonBon.

This charming and tranquil restaurant is steeped in history, holding many secrets of the Franschhoek Valley’s past.
The uniqueness of our restaurant and what sets us apart is our multiple eating areas, from the Front Patio where guests enjoy breakfast and lunch overlooking the manicured gardens, the shaded Courtyard, as well as exclusivity of dining under a 200yr old Oak tree.

The Studio, a dining room that invites you in with a sense of awe and wonder, this converted fruit packing shed creates a natural warm ambiance a perfect fit for a romantic dining experience. For art lovers our restaurant displays a beautiful collection of paintings from local artists.

Our Chef, Reino Deetlefs and his friendly team welcomes you with delicious food concentrating on using only the freshest of ingredients and carefully selected local wines.

This café-style restaurant delivers simple, easy eating, yet creative dishes to suit all palates, we look forward to hosting you, your family, friends and even “man’s best friend” our easy-going approach to dining accommodates a friendly pet policy too.

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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’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020 - Top 25 Emerging Worldwide Destinations (15th position).
  • 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.


Maintenance & validity of all business operating permits, licences and registration certificates are the responsibility of the business owner. Franschhoek Wine Valley takes no responsibility for the renewal of the required legal business operating documentation.


Contact Us

Franschhoek Wine Valley

Physical Address
62 Huguenot Road

Office hours
Monday: 09h00 – 12h00
Tuesday to Friday: 09h00 – 16h00
Saturday: 09h00 – 13h00
Sunday: closed

Contact Details
+27(0) 21 876 2861