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Luxury. Tranquility. Comfort

Nestled at the foot of the magnificent Paarl Rock is a small, luxury hotel unlike any other. Where the atmosphere of a bygone era brings a sense of gracious, unhurried living.

The Grande Roche Hotel is a celebrated historical monument turned 5 star hotel boasting beautiful gardens and innovative cuisine in the Manor House of the Grande Roche Estate.

Overlooking vineyards and mountains, the Grande Roche Hotel is the ideal base from which to explore the Cape, relax at the pools, take in the glory of the Cape winelands and, amongst others, enjoy a game of golf on nearby, internationally acclaimed courses.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony / Deck
  • Bath
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Disabled Rooms
  • Dressing Gowns


Our 18 terrace suites are in groups of three, scattered around the estate. All are built in the original Cape colonial style, with thatched roofs, shutters and trailing vines over the private outdoor terrace. Whether you are relaxing in the lounge or enjoying a lazy morning in the bedroom, the view from each room is spectacular. Imagine looking out on the mellow mists of autumn or the bright green vines flanked by roses in the summer, this is the place to be whatever the season.


We transformed the old slave quarters on the estate into five duplex suites, with names that reflect their Dutch colonial past: Java, Jasmijn, Batavia, Malabaar and Koljanner. The ground floor of each suite has a spacious lounge, where extra beds can be made up to accommodate families. Upstairs the large bedroom boasts twin or king bed configuration with views across the gardens.


The four studio suites are situated in the charmingly restored coach and carriage houses of the historic estate. They contain a spacious lounge/bedroom and each has its own semi private garden terrace with a magnificent view of the majestic Drakenstein mountains. One of the rooms is fully equipped for disabled guests.


A combination of luxury, romance and elegant charm, this suite is in a class of its own. Offering a separate lounge, bedroom with king sized bed, bathroom with double showers, spa bath, small courtyard and private roof top terrace.


Grande Roche Restaurant

Chef Kevin's impressive resume includes running the kitchen at Jan-Hendrik van der Westhuizen’s Michelin starred JAN in Nice, France; Head Chef position at Delaire Graff outside Stellenbosch and a stint at Le Petit Manoir restaurant and guest house in Franschhoek, amongst others.

Wife Inemari is an established chef in her own right and her creativity as a food stylist will add immense flair to the visual experience of the meal.

Now this formidable team will apply all their skills in the spectacular setting of the Grande Roche - a historical estate where the atmosphere of a bygone era brings a sense of gracious, unhurried living.

The terrace, with its picturesque vistas is the ideal daytime setting - from breakfast (classic Eggs Benedict or something more unique like Green Shakshuka) to sunset, with oysters and bubbly or bar snacks and cocktails.

For lunch and dinner Kevin envisions a unique blend of fine dining with a laid back atmosphere. “I just want to play with flavours and fresh ingredients and do justice to the long history of this pearl of the Paarl” says Kevin.

Summer kitchen opening times:
Breakfast 08h00 -10h30 | Lunch 12h00 -14h30 Afternoon snacks 15h30 - 18h00 | Dinner 18h30 - 20h30

Website: https://granderoche.com/restaurant-2/

For more information contact: Inemari Rabie | inemari@granderoche.co.za | +27 21 863 5100