Indaba – The Meeting Place at Leeu Estates

Indaba – The Meeting Place at Leeu Estates is a state-of-the-art multipurpose event and meeting venue. The light-filled space, with its open roof trusses, tall windows, timber floors and natural finishes, perfectly complements the collection of art and sculptures by artists such as Deborah Bell and Stanislaw Trzebinski, among others.

Indaba, which is 140 square metres (1 510 square feet) in size and has its own lift, boasts wireless audio and video conferencing equipment, a 203-centimetre (80-inch) television screen and high-speed Wi-Fi.

Indaba can accommodate up to 60 guests (cocktail) both inside and on the terrace overlooking the beautiful valley and mountain landscapes for a variety of private parties, exhibitions and product launches.

Press briefings, seminars, business meetings and management think tank sessions for up to 20 guests can be accommodated in the boardroom, schoolroom and U-shaped seating. Cinema seating can accommodate up to 60 guests.

Catering for Indaba is done by the Leeu Estates culinary team. Lunch and dinner can be selected from a variety of menu options for on-site dining or can be arranged off-site at one of the Leeu Collection’s other restaurants (The Dining Room/Conservatory, Marigold and Tuk Tuk).

From Distance Driving time
Cape Town CBD 73 Km 60 minutes
Cape Town International Airport 68 Km 55 minutes
Leeu Estates 3 Km 3 minutes

Please note that time and distance are approximate as these may GPS differ according to route and traffic conditions.


The breathtakingly beautiful Franschhoek Valley is renowned as one of the world’s great food and wine destinations. Settled by the French Huguenots in 1688, it has retained its Gallic charm and character. At the heart of the valley is the romantic village of Franschhoek, with its award-winning restaurants, art galleries, boutiques and many other attractions.  Within easy driving distance from Franschhoek, one can enjoy the pristine beaches of the Cape, play a round of golf or experience some of the best land-based whale watching in Hermanus.


The Leeu Collection is the manifestation of founder Analjit Singh’s vision for sophisticated escapes and unique guest experiences. The Leeu Collection’s hospitality portfolio comprises three five-star boutique properties in South Africa’s winelands: Leeu Estates, a 17-room country house and boutique winery in the Franschhoek valley; Leeu House, an exclusive 12-room hotel in the heart of Franschhoek village; and Le Quartier Français, a romantic 32-room hotel including two independent villas, also located in the village. The first acquisition outside of South Africa was Linthwaite House, a 36-room country retreat overlooking Windermere in England’s scenic Lake District, followed by Villa Querce in Florence, Italy, a luxury hotel and pristine gardens (opening 2021). Both the historic centre of Florence and the Lake District are UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Complementing the Leeu Collection are two ventures on the main street of Franschhoek: Tuk Tuk, a craft beer microbrewery in partnership with the award-winning Cape Brewing Company team, serves bespoke brews and Mexican-inspired food; and an exciting culinary hub, Heritage Square, is home to Marigold, Franschhoek’s first authentic Indian restaurant.

The Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines partnership has been an exceedingly successful one. The winery has notched up an impressive number of five-star ratings from Platter’s South African Wine Guide and was named the guide’s Winery of the Year for 2014 and 2016.  Prestigious US magazine Wine Enthusiast named co-owner Andrea Mullineux its 2016 Winemaker of the Year. Mullineux & Leeu Family Wines’ winery and tasting facility, The Wine Studio, on Leeu Estates offer guests a truly immersive wine experience.

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+27 21 492 2220


+27 86 577 1929            




Physical address Dassenberg Road, Franschhoek 7690
GPS coordinates 33°54’22.4” S 19°05’59.8” E


  • Business Centre
  • Linked Hotel
  • On-site Audio-visual Services
  • On-site Dining
  • Outdoor Event Space
  • Secure Parking
  • Wi-Fi