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Country Kitchen

Dassenberg Road | Mont Rochelle Vineyard, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 21 876 2770
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“lunch” (36 reviews)
“meat platter” (2 reviews)
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Dassenberg Road | Mont Rochelle Vineyard, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch just two of us. We had booked. The staff are extremely attentive. The wine waiter explained the wines we chose in depth. absolutely beautiful food. Sat outside with a view of the mountains. Highly recommend. Thank you for making me more memory’s...More

Thank MrsPink40
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear MrsPink40, We loved welcoming you to Country Kitchen so wanted to say thank you for sharing your wonderful review. It was such a treat to hear how much you enjoyed the food, service and views – and most importantly that we helped you make...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

After an interesting and informative tour of the Mont Rochelle wine cellar, we came to The Country Kitchen for the tasting. We opted for the Premium tasting (4 wines) and ordered the Snoek Pate as a light snack. The Snoek Pate was amazing! And paired...More

Thank kghartman
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 18 January 2018

Dear kghartman, Thank you for joining us and for taking the time to share your review, it certainly made our day when we heard your lovely feedback! Maybe we are biased, but we think snoek pate is the perfect accompaniment to a glass of Sauvignon...More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

A picturesque location, very busy with wine tram customers I will say no more! Friendly waitress but the food lacked quality. Many places inFranschhoek offer better quality & value for money. One of our hot starters was cold & part of our main was so...More

Thank Chris P
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Dear Chris P, Whilst we were pleased to hear that you enjoyed the location and thought the service was friendly, I was really sorry to hear that other aspects of your recent experience in Country Kitchen fell short of your expectations. I would really like...More

Reviewed 15 December 2017

We enjoyed a superb lunch experience here last week while staying in Franschhoek for the MCC Bubbles festival. Rather than do a tasting either pre/post lunch we opted to do both simultaneously. Although unusual this proved to be a really enjoyable experience. The food was...More

Thank roeboy
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Dear roeboy, It’s always a pleasure to welcome back old friends to Mont Rochelle and Country Kitchen, and we were delighted that you chose to join us for lunch and a wine tasting! Thank you for sharing such a lovely review with us, the whole...More

Reviewed 9 December 2017

A beautiful setting for lunch. We stopped for two hours on the wine tram journey for lunch which did not allow for wine tasting as well, but we tried the wines over lunch. When I booked, I mentioned a number of food allergies and they...More

Thank Jacqui S
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Dear Jacqui S, Thank you for joining us for lunch in Country Kitchen, we were delighted to welcome you during your wine tram journey! The whole team were so pleased to hear that you thought they were friendly and that you felt well accommodated for,...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Visited the County Kitchen this week with a few friends and we had the most incredible experience. We stopped for lunch whilst on the Green Tram line and from the welcome we had the best experience. The setting is beautiful, staff friendly and courteous and...More

Thank Michael N
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear Michael N, It was a pleasure to welcome you for lunch in Country Kitchen and we couldn’t be more pleased to hear that you and your friends had a great afternoon with us! Maybe we are biased but we have to agree that there’s...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

We booked here in advance and were unsure as to whst we would find, well the view from the terrace is stunning, the service is very friendly and professional, then the food well that was excellent. What was not to like ,oh then the stunning...More

Thank flannersWatford
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Dear flannersWatford, Thank you for taking the time to share your fantastic review, it was a true pleasure to hear how much you enjoyed the views, food and our Mont Rochelle wine during your recent visit to Country Kitchen! The team were delighted when they...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Liked the estate and enjoyed the premium wine tasting so all was good until we decided to eat in the Bistro. Firstly we were told we couldn’t eat outside because it was fully booked. Strange since it was less than half full all the time...More

Thank Colinstips
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2017

Dear Colinstips, Whilst we were pleased to hear that you enjoyed exploring the estate and the wine tasting, I was very sorry to hear that your experience in Country Kitchen fell short of your expectations. Please rest assured that we take all feedback seriously, and...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Visited today with a friend his starter had tin foil in it followed by a risotto which was very sub standard. I had a burger which was cold due to being covered in cold sauces. This is the most expensive meal we have had in...More

Thank Jonathan W
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2017

Dear Jonathan W, It was with great sadness that I read your review and heard that your recent experience at Country Kitchen fell short of your expectations. Although I was pleased to hear that the manager went some way towards making amends during your visit,...More

Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Fabulous views, good service: attentive and very efficient. Nice cheese and meat platter matched with a good bottle of wine, all sensibly priced. To improve? More bread and better bread rather than nachos with the cheese.More

Thank 704acror
VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Country Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 10 November 2017

Dear 704acror, Thank you for taking the time to share such a fabulous review, it was a pleasure to welcome you for lunch in Country Kitchen. We wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your feedback on the nachos, which I have shared...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$14 - US$70
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dassenberg Road | Mont Rochelle Vineyard, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 876 2770
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Description
The Country Kitchen at Mont Rochelle is located just a short walk or a quick drive from the main hotel building. The style of the restaurant is informal, perfect for a relaxed lunch or dinner if you are staying in Franschhoek.
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