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Maison Estate

Address: R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 876 2116
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Ranked #12 of 40 Activities in Franschhoek
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Attraction details
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Hours:
Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cape Town, South Africa
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Do the tasting here - some of the wines are paired with foodie things. A stunning tasting room and overall an excellent experience.

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We had some wine at the Grand Roche Hotel the night before which was truly magnificent (Shiraz 2011) so had to go to the wine estate. It was really lovely. We didnt book, so just did the wine tasting which was delicious and well presented. Lovely place to go for lunch, but booking is probably essential.

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Heidelberg, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Visited this venue for some wine tasting and must say, one of the best i did so far. Great wine with excellent food pairing, friendly staff and beautiful estate. We also had some tapas which were delicious too. Am surely going back to this place.

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beijing
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Where to start: The decor? The wine? The food? The excellence and friendliness of the staff? Simply first rate on every count. I would go back to Franschhoek just to have another meal at Maison.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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249 reviews 249 reviews
60 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

They obviously do not really want to cater to visitors from the wine tram since they are not set up to deal with it at all. The place itself is modern, interiors done up very well and they have a lovely looking restaurant and lawn which opens onto the vineyards. But the staff are a bit surly, they don't give... More 

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Mauritius
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18 reviews 18 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had lunch there on our first day of our winelands experience and it was a great start, all the details around the place are top notch, we loved the concept. The food is excellent and very well presented with fresh and delicious ingredients. The wine was really good as well as the service. Definitely our kind of place.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I loved the decor in the tasting room. It felt like I was sitting in a friends kitchen. If you do a wine tasting, they give you small samples of food that pair well with the wine. It was one of my favorite vineyards in South Africa

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The setting is absolutely stunning (and so is their massive Great Dane)! We enjoyed a lovely tasting of 8 (!) wines with the focus on whites. We are big red drinkers but these whites were delightful and the accompanying small food pairings were perfect. We very much enjoyed this estate and it was the highlight of the wineries in Franschhoek.... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Their food is mouthwateringly good, especially the matured steaks. Also enjoyed the amuse bouche...a croquette like dish filled with creamy onion velouté. ortions are light and delicate with each individual flavour contributing to the overall dish. Plating is beautiful and almost seems "effortless". Service is attentive but not "in your face".

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2013

I am hardly a connoisseur of the wine variety so I can't tell you anything about the accompanying beverage to our meal aside from the fact it was gorgeous. But I can tell you that the food was delicious, the scenery stunning, the staff lovely and it is a perfect place to go and experience an off the beaten track,... More 

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