South Africa: Cape Town: Where to Eat: Big Night Out: Le Quartier Français
Le Quartier Français
Dutch-born chef Margot Janse has won awards all over the world for her spectacular food, which is worth driving to the winelands to experience. A tasting menu paired with select wines at this restaurant in a charming guesthouse is the way to fully experience her creativity; the food can be a little over-the-top, but the ideas, and tastes, are consistently interesting.
Indagare Insider Tip: Cari Gray raves of a fall 2009 visit, “The gracious and charming Quartier Français is the creation of hotelier Susan Huxter and features the cuisine of award-winning chef Margot Janse in both the formal Tasting Room and perfectly casual Ici bistro.” Read her culinary tips on visiting Cape Town.— Roslyn Sulcas 05/26/2007