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Maison Estate

R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
+27 21 876 2116
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“blue cheese” (2 reviews)
“wine tasting” (16 reviews)
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R45, Franschhoek, South Africa
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"blue cheese"
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"wine tasting"
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"preserves"
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"first stop"
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"nice wine"
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"cheese board"
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"nibbles"
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"lunch"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first stop on our wine tram day. Looked all around and took photos from the back overlooking the vines. The restaurant smelt wonderful although this was a mixture of food and the open log fire. Really beautiful setting with the tasting either...More

Thank Jonofromcas
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Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We visited this estate as part of the wine tour, others on the tour had booked the restaurant but we decided to have the charcuterie board whilst sampling some lovely wines. Beautiful setting and what made this particular estate stand out was the service from...More

Thank Sandra K
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

This was the last stop on our private wine tour and we fell in love with Maison. We had such a great experience tasting wines and touring the estate. I wish I could pick this place up and bring to the US with me! Everyone...More

Thank Margaret R
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This was the fourth and final vineyard we visited during our 2 day stop in Hermanus and we loved it so much we stayed for hours. They have a really fantastic restaurant out the back of the building (it looked like reservations were a must...More

Thank Olivia O
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 7 September 2017

Hello Olivia O, Thank you so much for taking the time to review our farm. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us and are definitely hoping to see you again for lunch! Kind Regards, The Maison Team

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This is simply the best place I know in South Africa, I go there every time I get the chance to and have never been disappointed, great food, great wine, great service, great location! Thanks and see you soon! Xavier

Thank Xavier C
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words Xavier C. We look forward to welcoming you again soon! Regards, The Maison Team

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Reviewed 19 April 2017

Neither the wine-tasting building/restaurant, grounds or wine are the best to spend your time with in Franschhoek. It was just a warm day and the building was getting hot and there were lots of flies inside. Maison was recommended to me, but I can't recommend...More

Thank WRHOTEN
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi WRHOTEN, Our apologies that your visit to Maison was not what you were expecting. We welcome all feedback, please would you provide further contact details for the team to get in touch? Regards, The Maison Team

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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We came across this place by accident. This was the first stop of the wine tram. Very nice wine, but more then that. The kids had chips and cheese and every thing was amazing

Thank Odedkramer11
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello Odedkramer11, Thank you for visiting us with the Wine Tram! It is always good to hear when guests have had a good time. Please visit us again soon. Regards, The Maison Team

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Popped in here for lunch as part of the Franschhoek Wine tram day. Opted for the deli lunch of meats and cheeses, with a couple of the small dishes. We didn't do the wine tasting but instead had a glass each of the wine. Delicious...More

Thank EMForster_72
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hello EMForster_72, Thank you for your positive review. We love hosting guests from the Wine Tram and are glad you enjoyed the offering. Why not try lunch at The Kitchen next time you're in Franschhoek? Looking forward to seeing you. Regards, The Maison Team

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Only choice available was the taster menu. Chose three courses each with wine two courses average one good similarly with the wines. Cost £86 equivalent very poor value will not go again.

Thank John T
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Good day John, Thank you for your review. Was there something specific about two of the courses that you felt were average? We would greatly appreciate your feedback so that we can pass them onto our team. Kind regards The Maison Team

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Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We visited this on the wine tram. My experience was a disappointed. We were of the understanding that there was a wonderful deli where they claim "We don’t stand on ceremony at Maison. So if you’re in the mood for a more informal dining experience,...More

Thank M W
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ChrisWeylandt, Owner at Maison Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2017

Good day, Thank you for taking the time to review The Kitchen at Maison Estate and share your thoughts and concerns with us. We are disappointed to read that you were not satisfied with your experience at the farm. However, you have raised some excellent...More

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