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Franschhoek Kitchen

Holden Manz Wine Estate | Holden Manz Country House, Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2729
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Ranked #12 of 62 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: European, Continental, Organic
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Exquisite view. The food is simply exquisite. The wine and chef are accomplished. Enjoyed every morsel. The egg starter, fresh off the farm and lamb were highlights.

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HoldenManz, Manager at Franschhoek Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We will be sure to pass the message onto our chickens; after all they did most of the work. We hope you visit us again soon! The Franschhoek Kitchen Team More 

Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

We stopped here for lunch and were greeted by friendly staff and a welcoming atmosphere. But then the magic happened. Springbok for my husband, hake for me - excellent. Not just the tastes, but also the textures and the beauty of the plates. All this accompanied by the Big G wine and Mr G greeting us personally. We felt we... More 

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HoldenManz, Manager at Franschhoek Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Catherine, Thank you for taking to the time to share your experience and the really flattering remarks. Our chef is incredibly humbled and appreciative. Wishing you a blessed festive season and we hope you visit again soon! The Franschhoek Kitchen Team More 

Montreal
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Our lunch here was fantastic, we both started with the smoked potato salad. My main was the rib eye and my husband had the springbok. Everything was delicious and the wines were outstanding. The views are incredible, definitely worth the trip. You won't be disappointed!

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HoldenManz, Manager at Franschhoek Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We value the feedback as do our future guests. We hope you have a fantastic festive season! Hopefully, we see you again soon in the new year. Warm regards, The Franschhoek Kitchen team More 

Broederstroom, South Africa
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

We made a reservation for a picnic for our office's annual christmas lunch, and there was never any hassle with anything preceding the event or anything during. The staff were very accommodating and friendly, with a relaxed atmosphere and so perfect to get out of the city. It's very beautiful and fresh and the wine was delicious, so was the... More 

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HoldenManz, Manager at Franschhoek Kitchen, responded to this review

Dear Jester, We couldn't agree with you more! There is no better way than to spend the day relaxed amongst the vines and beneath our willow trees. Wishing you a well deserved rest and blessed festive season. The Franschhoek Kitchen Team More 

Hong Kong, China
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We had dinner at Franschhoek Kitchen and were extremely happy with our main course, one of the best meats we ever had in Sotuh Africa. The wines are outstanding and the food good value for money. Appetisers were just OK. So was the service. Dessert was great again. We'll be back!

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HoldenManz, Manager at Franschhoek Kitchen, responded to this review

Thank you for the invaluable feedback. We hope to see you again soon! More 

cape town
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a wonderful lunch with hands down 2 of the BEST deserts I have ever had in my life! thank you. Excellent service from all the team, Buddha the sommelier is wonderful, and the setting is top class.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
168 reviews 168 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

An amazing lunch with a brilliant view. As we were on the wine tram we decided we'd take a 2hr break at Holden Manz. A vineyard we've tried in the UK, so we knew a bit. The food though, we had no idea. A well priced set menu is available for lunch so we jumped at the chance for a... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I have eaten twice at Franschhoek Kitchen on the Holden Manz estate, and both rank as the most unbelievable evenings I have had in years. The first, during winter, was a cosy evening by the fire, amazing ambiance and service. The second, a few weeks ago, was again world-class, from the starters through to the dessert - outrageously good. We... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We dined here our 1st eve in Franschoek. Our leisurely, tasty meal was a good entree to Franschoek kitchens ;-). Manager, Llewellyn, was hospitable & gave us several very good Franschoek recommendations. Complimentary tasting of 3 Holden Manz wines was a nice touch. Big G red was quite nice.

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Berkshire, UK
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We stayed for 2 nights in the rooms here and ate at the restaurant both evenings. It was not warm enough to eat outside but the inside room was lovely with a roaring fire. The food and the service were both excellent and I cannot fault our meal on either evening. Obviously the exchange rate against Sterling helps but we... More 

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Address: Holden Manz Wine Estate | Holden Manz Country House, Franschhoek, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 876 2729
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: European, Continental, Organic

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