In the 'hood, Franschhoek as a destination

The French corner of the Cape, Franschhoek lies in one of the most beautiful wine valleys in the world, just 45 minutes’ from Cape Town and within half an hour of the Stellenbosch, Paarl, Wellington and Somerset West wine routes. This traditionally French town is the food and wine capital of the country and one would be hard pressed to dispute the claim. Eight of the top 100 restaurants in ... cont.

4 Malherbe St, Franschhoek, 7690, Cape Winelands, Western Cape, South Africa

Directions to Gable Manor

From Cape Town International airport
Follow the signs to N2 & Somerset West. At exit 33 turn left to Stellenbosch on R310 (Baden Powell). Follow the R310 as it winds into & through Stellenbosch. Watch for the right turn up Hells Hoogte, less than 1 km after you pass the Merc dealer. Over the pass and down through Pniel, pass Boschendal then turn right to Franschhoek on the R45. This is a 50 minute drive.

From Cape Town City
Take the N1 and at exit 47 (signposted Wellington, Klapmuts + Stellenbosch) turn right to Stellenbosch. Under the highway, straight at the 4 way stop, over the railway bridge and immediately turn left to Franschhoek. 9 km further turn right at the T junction on the R45 to Franschhoek. This is a 50 minute drive.

As you enter Franschhoek , the R45 is Huguenot Street (the main street running through the town), take a left turn into Uitkyk Street (2 streets after the 60 kph limit sign), there is a Gable Manor sign on the corner and a sign to Chamonix & Dieu Donne Wine Farms, opposite a shopping centre and before the BP petrol station.

Beyond two stop streets turn left into Malherbe Street, we’re the second house on the left. Please park in the parking bays provided in the driveway. Our coordinates are Lat -33.903278 S and Long 19.119111 E

From the Eastern Cape or Hermanus
Take the N2 and between Caledon and Botrivier turn north on the R43 to Villiersdorp. At Villiersdorp turn left at the T junction onto the R45. Then turn right (still R45, just before the bridge over the dam), over the pass and into Franschhoek.

Turn right at the stop street by the monument and proceed through Franschhoek on Huguenot Street. When you pass the BP petrol station turn right into Uitkyk Street. There is a Gable Manor sign on the corner and a sign to Chamonix & Dieu Donne Wine Farms, opposite a shopping centre.

Beyond two stop streets turn left into Malherbe Street, we’re the second house on the left. Please park in the parking bays provided in the driveway. Our coordinates are Lat -33.903278 S and Long 19.119111 E.

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