Franschhoek Cellar is simply a beautiful asset to the Franschhoek Wine Route. It combines the charms of the leisurely country life with the elegance that world-class venues entail. They have a range of strikingly beautiful venues, each with a unique look and feel, including indoor and outdoor options. Photographic opportunities abound with the second to none surrounding mountain and vineyard landscapes. With four different wedding venues on the estate – from the large and splendid, to the quiet and intimate – they’re sure to have the perfect setting for your I do’s.
Franschhoek Cellar Venues
This spacious venue can accommodate 350 guests cocktail style and 220 seated guests. Warm ambiance, soft lighting, and earthy décor make it an equally good fit for smaller weddings. The neutral colour palette provides the perfect canvas for any décor.
Overlooking the striking Franschhoek Mountains, this smaller venue has an intimate and comfortable lounge and dining area with a bar and kitchen and houses a magnificent barrel cellar that is reserved for special soirees. With its cosy and casually elegant feel, it is perfect for smaller functions.
Situated in a tranquil, rustic corner of the premises, this atmospheric venue is surrounded by green pastures overlooking the scenic mountains. It offers a completely private space that can accommodate between 20 – 30 people, with a fully equipped kitchen, as well as a thatched boma/braai area and covered outdoor entertainment area.
Platform Bar & Bistro:
This old railway platform was re-modeled to mimic a train carriage and offers exquisite mountain and vineyard vistas. It is a welcoming space with air conditioning in summer and fireplaces in winter that can accommodate up to 80 guests.
The venue has a professional events team that will see to your every nuptial need, ensuring a stress- free wedding environment that is marked by warm hospitality, scrumptious food, wines, and dreamlike memories. That is where elegant, modern facilities meet the romance and charm of wine country life.
Rose & Protea Cottages are situated at the bottom of the premises, adjacent to the working wine cellar. Designed to suit the contemporary chic styling of the venue above them, both cottages have been newly renovated. These self-catering homes each sleep four adults and have been designed to think of every detail that will ensure you have a relaxing stay while visiting Franschhoek.
Photo Credit: Some photographs by Jani B Photography