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All 62 Franschhoek Restaurants

Franschhoek Kitchen

Holden Manz Wine Estate | Holden Manz Country House, Franschhoek, South Africa
0218762729
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Ranked #11 of 62 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed Holden Mantz, we booked for lunch and then the route changed on the Wine Tram and so we were an hour later than we thought we would be but they were still able to accommodate us. The view from the outside verandah of the restaurant is beautiful, over the vineyards to the mountains, We had the 3... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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115 reviews 115 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We came for lunch two times in three days and found it very pleasant. Before I proceed, I have to say the shuttle service is very unreliable - they forgot to pick us up both times! The day inbetween the shuttle came to pick someone up at our guesthouse who obviously stayed at another place. The first time we were... More

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Durbanville, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Excellent service, value for money breakfast and best cup of coffee! Whether seated inside or outside, it is a beautiful setting - worth exploring.

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Loughborough, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I was seated on the outside terrace on the first floor overlooking the vineyards of the Holden Manz Wine Estate. There are two rows of tables on the terrace: one row next to the edge of the terrace with nothing between yourself and the vineyards and mountains, then a second row set back behind the first row. If I visited... More

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I was allured by the promise of the lovely views, where in reality we were seated in the main restaurant section with zero views - despite the fact that I asked for a table with a view when making our reservation. For the prices charged for the food we expected a culinary delight instead the food was presented very dull... More

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This restaurant offers brilliant views summer or winter. In summer the balcony brings a much needed breeze and in winter the crackling fireplace heats up the inside rooms where huge windows gives you views of the yellow, red and green leaves. The food is good, there is a new chef and Kobie's service is brilliant as always. I liked my... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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30 reviews 30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Visited this restaurant recently for lunch. We ordered two different fish main courses (at R170 each); cheapest main on the menu was vegetarian option at R130. Starters and sweets averaged at R70. Three Tuna medallions came with a risotto of very chewy octopus; rice was correct with just a slight “bone”. Two small medallions of Cob were served with shredded... More

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Bordeaux, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We had an evening meal here, together with a superb bottle of Big G! My lamb shank was very tender, my husband thought his steak spot on and the fresh vegetables were lovely. Try the cafe gourmand as a taster pud. Chef came out to speak to us and check we were happy with the meal, a lovely atmosphere with... More

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London
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116 reviews 116 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

Very friendly service and excellent food in spectacular and relaxed surroundings. Staff take a real pride in the Estate and its wines - which were an excellent accompaniment to the imaginative food. A real bonus to be offered to be picked up and dropped back at our Guest house in the centre of Franschhoek.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We enjoyed lunch so much that we booked for dinner too. The staff were excellent, very knowledgable, courteous and attentive. We enjoyed a personal wine tasting at our table shortly before commencing lunch which was so convenient and relaxing. Although red is the cultivar we were treated to a Rose which was outstanding. The menu apparently changes quite frequently so... More

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Address: Holden Manz Wine Estate | Holden Manz Country House, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: 0218762729
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Cuisine: European

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