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Address: R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 876 2116
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Fantastic Lunch experience

Visited as part of our wine tasting tour but was so impressed with the modern design and friendly greeting we decided to stay for lunch at one of their long wooden tables on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
Peter C
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Visited as part of our wine tasting tour but was so impressed with the modern design and friendly greeting we decided to stay for lunch at one of their long wooden tables on the lawn, limited menu but food was very good, well cooked and interesting mix of ingredients complemented by attentive, friendly service and excellent wine. Not the cheapest... More 

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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Peter, Thank you for your review! I'm thrilled to hear that you were impressed with Maison Estate. As one of the top 20 restaurants in the country, we take great pleasure in receiving compliments about our setting, service and food prepared by Chef Arno. We hope to welcome you back to our estate again, very soon. Kind regards... More 

Cape Town SA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 via mobile

wine tasting experience great, staff knowledgeable with great attitude although service initially slow! Restaurant was closed I will certainly return!

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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day Adele, Thank you for your review! Please return soon so we can wow you with Chef Arno's inspiring, colourful and imaginative dishes! No trip to Franschhoek is complete without a bite at The Kitchen. The Kitchen is open Weds - Sun for lunch! Book your table on our website. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards... More 

Pretoria, South Africa
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
34 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The staff at the establishment are very friendly. The tasting of two wines is free but you can also go for a more extensive tasting paired with various light foods, which sounds great. Outside the scenery is lush and very relaxing with views of the vineyards and chickens walking around peacefully looking for food. A lovely visit.

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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing review! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you back again soon! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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42 reviews 42 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

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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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your tasting and visit to Maison. Between Arno (our chef) and Alice (our wine lady) they make a great pair coming up with new and exciting flavours to try! Please make sure to call again soon! Kind regards More 

Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for your review! If you're a Shiraz lover, you're sure to enjoy our 2011 and 2012 vintages! Happy it didn't disappoint! Please have lunch with us next time - our chef, Arno Janse van Rensburg, is a magician in The Kitchen and you won't be disappointed. See you next time! Kind regards More 

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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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Hi Petra, Thank you for your review. Join us for lunch next time - our chef, Arno Janse van Rensburg, never disappoints. We look forward to welcoming you back to our estate. Kind regards More 

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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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Hi Isabelle, Thank you for your review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your visit to the farm. Try our range of deli products next time - made with care by our chef, Arno Janse van Rensburg. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
260 reviews 260 reviews
60 attraction reviews
148 helpful votes 148 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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