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Address: R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 021 876 2116
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Best Wine Tasting in Franschhoek!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
BMordecaiJones
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Johannesburg, South Africa

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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
Top Contributor
141 reviews 141 reviews
17 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 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 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
124 reviews 124 reviews
41 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
8 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
18 helpful votes 18 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
270 reviews 270 reviews
60 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 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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Address: 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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