The beautiful Leeu House is an exclusive retreat situated in the scenic Franschhoek Valley. The second property of the renowned Leeu Collection, this private haven offers 12 individually-styled rooms and suites (Classic Room, Deluxe Room, Classic with Terrace or Deluxe with Terrace) that feature superbly comfortable beds with high quality linen, and are fitted with sisal carpets, curtains and upholstery in natural linens, contributing to the relaxed yet sophisticated feel. The luxury ensuite bathrooms have marble floors, free-standing baths and/or generous showers, underfloor heating and heated towel rails. Guests can unwind amidst tranquil interiors, which offer a contemporary take of Franschhoek’s traditional Cape Dutch heritage, and can enjoy air conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi access.
Leeu House offers a delicious menu by multiple award-winning chef Darren Badenhorst, available only to resident guests. All-day dining menus feature light meals with a focus on local produce, served in The Conservatory or al fresco on the terrace. At sister properties, the world-renowned and award-winning La Colombe team, offer a world-class dining experience at La Petite Colombe on Leeu Estates. Multiple award-winning chef Darren Badenhorst pilotsLe chêne in the Manor House, serving French-inspired dishes. At Le Quartier Français, Protégé, recognises talented young chefs and provides them with an opportunity to put themselves on the map. The restaurant, which complements La Petite Colombe and is also guided by Scot, offers an experience that the locals can call “home”.The fresh, seasonal menu is based on an à la carte offering where guests are free to select as many or as few courses as they desire. Epice is the latest venture from the team behind La Colombe, La Petite Colombe, Foxcroft and Protégé. Serving array of delectably curated dishes, the fine-dining restaurant features a flavour-packed menu inspired by the team’s culinary expedition to India, as well as memories of travels through Spain, Japan, Mexico, Denmark and the US.
Pamper yourself at the Leeu Spa by Healing Earth, an immersive wellness sanctuary on Leeu Estates that offers holistic treatments and experiences by expert therapists. The Wine Studio on Leeu Estates offers a truly immersive wine experience. The tasting room is run by the Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines team, who will guide you in the finer nuances of these premium handcrafted wines. Stroll around picturesque landscaped gardens, take a dip in the sparkling swimming pool and enjoy complimentary bicycles.
What we love about Leeu House
- Leeu House is perfectly situated for guests to discover the vibrancy of the Franschhoek Village.
- Enjoy leisurely meals in The Conservatory, or al fresco on the terrace.
- Set among the vineyards, Leeu Spa by Healing Earth is an immersive wellness sanctuary that offers holistic treatments and experiences by expert therapists