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Address: R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 876 2116
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Wed - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Cool Winery

Handily situated just outside Franschhoek, this is a really nice little winery with great food and a good wine tasting programme. There are lots of places to sit and enjoy a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
Copey53
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Edinburgh

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Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Handily situated just outside Franschhoek, this is a really nice little winery with great food and a good wine tasting programme. There are lots of places to sit and enjoy a glass of wine - alfresco or inside. The shop is well-stocked with good and affordable knick-knacks, books and wine-related mementos. Well worth a visit.

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tasmin_winfield, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Hi Copey53, Thank you very much for your sterling review. We are pleased to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at both the Maison Estate and The Kitchen at Maison. We're looking forward to you visiting us again soon! Kind regards, The Maison Team More 

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Awesome way to start one's day of wine tasting and/or tram-touring. Very serene and tasty, light wines.

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tasmin_winfield, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Hi Iansonofsimp, Thank you so much for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed your Maison experience and hope the rest of the Wine Tram Tour was just as enjoyable. We look forward to you visiting us again. Indulge your senses and try one of our delicious lunches at the Kitchen at Maison on your next visit. Kind regards,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Awesome wine tasting from clued up waiters, the introductory tasting was fantastic and truly unique. The estate is beautiful and the decor minimalistic and tasteful. The view onto the vineyard from the back veranda is stunning. I cannot wait to return to this lovely establishment.

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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you so much for your review! We're delighted to hear that you were satisfied with your experience at Maison Estate! Have you had lunch at The Kitchen yet? If not, add this to your to-do list! We promise you won't be disappointed! We're looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind regards The Maison Team More 

South Australia, Australia
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153 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Maison is a beautifully appointed wine tasting establishment with an excellent range of homemade pickles and other goodies as well as two excellent dining options. Well worth a visit.

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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this review

Good day, Thank you for your review! Please follow us on Facebook and Instagram for our latest updates, events and news on Maison Estate. The Kitchen, our restaurant run by Chef Arno Janse van Rensburg, and our Deli caters for both formal and informal settings. We hope on your next visit you will sample some of its famous offerings! We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 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
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129 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 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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57 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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
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 

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Address: R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 876 2116
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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