Tag Archives: Cotage Fromage

Vrede en Lust Manor House

Special accommodation rates for Bastille weekend

Known for its je ne sais quoi, our accommodation is widely popular and a haven for many alike.  This year we would like to offer our accommodation at special rates during the Bastille festival.  The Bastille festival takes over the town of Franschhoek during the weekend of 14 – 15 July 2012 and accommodation for all […]

The falling of the Bastille

A much more ‘French’ Bastille this year

Franschhoek Wine Valley, our local tourism organization,  has concluded some very interesting twinning agreements in recent years. Under CEO Jenny Prinsloo’s watch we have reached twinning agreements with Napa Valley (USA of course) and with the Rhône-Alpes Region in France. To help celebrate a Season of France and the twinning between the Rhône-Alpes Region, there are 10 […]

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De Savoye Day 2012 Harvest Festival in Pictures

The 3rd of March marked the annual Harvest Blessing and Celebration here at Vrede en Lust – Jacques de Savoye Day 2012! Named in honour of the oirginal founder of Vrede en Lust, back in April 1688. We were blessed with perfect weather and a full house! Anel Alexander, producer and co-star of the hit […]


Vrede en Lust celebrates harvest 2010 with De Savoye Day

The second De Savoye Day Harvest Festival at Vrede en Lust, by all accounts exceeded our guests’ high expectations ! The weather was perfect, combined with exceptional food platters from Cotage Fromage and off course great wine. “Savoye Festival is the stuff movies are made about. Indulging all six senses. Dit is ‘n belewenis” according […]


Cotage Fromage cheese platters rate in the EatOut Top 10 for South Africa

In a recent Top-10 review of South Africa’s best cheese platters, the Cotage Fromage featured prominently. It was the only Cape Winelands restaurant that made this particular Top-10! Well done to Duncan, JP and Matthew! Vrede en Lust is very proud of you. The Cotage recently introduced its new summer menu with some really interesting […]