Maison Estate: A Nordic-Inspired Restaurant in South Africa
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We recently wrote about Maison Estate Vineyard and its clever Wine Bottle Chandeliers in the tasting room. Now we're taking a tour of Maison's new restaurant, the Kitchen. Maison Estate is a small vineyard located in the valley of Franschhoek, about an hour outside Cape Town. With chef Arno Janse van Rensburg at the helm, the Kitchen has made a name for itself by serving local produce, and favorably ingredients handpicked from their own kitchen garden and orchards. The Kitchen interiors are modestly furnished by Weylandts products (yes, the Maison owner Chris Weylandt also owns a furniture emporium with stores throughout the world, most recently Australia). For more information, visit Maison Estate Kitchen . Above: An inviting seating area featuring vintage furniture. Above: Casual outdoor seating. Above: An all-white interior. The wood fire oven is also used for pizza baking. Above: The wine tasting room (connected to the Kitchen) with the famous wine bottle chandelier. Here is more on the fixture . Above: A lounge area as you enter the main building. Above: The entrance to Maison Estate. N.B.: If you're like us and have fallen in love with South Africa, you might want to check out another 45 South Africa related posts.