Franschhoek Wine Valley

Tuk Tuk Microbrewery spices things up with new menu

Tuk Tuk, part of Leeu Collection and located on Franschhoek’s vibey main street is well known for its bespoke brews and Mexican food. The popular Taqueria has recently introduced mouth-watering new dishes on its updated menu.

Created by the innovative chef Martin Senekal, the new menu was a direct outcome of their constant interaction with customers and the feedback received.

“We take feedback very seriously and it is of paramount importance to us to give our customers what they expect. Mexican flavours will still dominate, but the new menu has doubled up in offerings, as well as variety and flavours.” he says.

With a big quota of Tuk Tuk’s clientele immersing themselves in the Franschhoek village life by visiting to enjoy some of the tailor-made brews on offer, Senekal decided to include various small snack items, aka the chimichangas and croquettes, which are ideal to enjoy with drinks without having to order a big meal. The taco selection, as well as the vegetarian offering, were also adapted to follow current food trends.

Menu flavours lean towards Tex Mex, with the focus being on comfort food like corn fajitas, game fish tostadas, burritos, and a delectable buttermilk fried chicken burger served with hand-cut chips. For the sweet tooth, flan de leche, a chilli chocolate brownie or tres leches lamingtons will hit the sweet spot and the vegetarian options include delicious Baja fish with sliced jalapeño, radish and pickled cucumber.

Tuk Tuk’s kitchen is open daily from 11h00 to 21h00 during low season; and from 11h00 to 21h30 (bar closes at 23h00) during high season.

“Our new menu now offers something for everyone,” says Senekal. “Together with our seasonal brews, the updated menu will definitely have huge appeal to our regulars.”

Tuk Tuk Microbrewery, the first and only microbrewery on the main street of Franschhoek, opened its doors in February 2016. This 250-litre capacity brewery, in partnership with the CBC (Cape Brewing Company) team, is micro and authentic in the truest sense of the word.

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

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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