La Dauphine’s Latest News

April 2015

It’s 10 years since we arrived at Auberge La Dauphine! About 45% of our guests are either return visitors, or have recommended us

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November 2013

The night of 12 November 2013 was a very windy one in Franschhoek. Ronel, our manageress, thought there was an earthquake when a lovely old oak tree was blown down just outside her cottage.

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October 2013

Our “special” breakfasts have proved popular and these are now a regular feature. Here are two recipes that we offer:

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May 2013

During the last few months, it has been tough to write about some sad losses we have had in our animal population

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September 2012

We have been given a lovely Muscovy male duck. He is HUGE and a great character. He enjoys being out of the water more than in it

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April 2012

With the kind help of a local wine producer Johan van Rensburg we picked our Merlot grapes. Guests, friends, family and staff all assisted

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June 2011 to March 2012

In March, the donkeys we foster for the McGregor Donkey Sanctuary were featured in a Donkey Workshop which was shown on TV on 16 March.

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January 2011

One of the donkeys we foster for the McGregor Donkey Sanctuary (Muriel) produced a lovely filly foal last night

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September 2010

The construction of our tennis court has unfortunately been stalled for the moment as we have struck water, and lots of it!

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Contact Information

Auberge La Dauphine Verdun Road. Franschhoek. (P.O.Box 279, Franschhoek 7690) GPS: S33 55.446 E19 07.531 Telephone: +27 (0)21 8762606 Fax: +27 (0)21 876 4754 Email: Email us Here

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