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La Motte Wine Estate

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R45 Main Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 (0)21 876 8000
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  • Average6%
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R45 Main Street, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 (0)21 876 8000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During a recent trip to the Franschhoek wine district, we made a visit to La Motte. Firstly, what a grand wine estate … featuring an historic wine cellar, museum and gallery, all set in picturesque surroundings. We indulged in a tasting of their ‘Classic Collection’...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

I had the aubergine dish and it was absolutely delicious, good combination of flavors and lovely fresh produce! Great for my vegetarian needs paired with a glass of crisp La Motte Sauvignon Blanc. Great scenery too! Will definitely return!

Thank Teegan K
Reviewed 6 June 2017

This is a premier wine estate, historic with an excellent restaurant, excellent wines and a museum dedicated to the landscape painter Pierneef. Why can't they get everything right? My daughter and I bought three cartons of their excellent wine on the understanding it would be...More

Thank Laura H
Mareli R, Public Relations Manager at La Motte Wine Estate, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Good day Laura Apologies for the slow response - we had a technical issue with replying on TripAdvisor that luckily has been sorted now. Please accept our sincere apologies for your bad experience. The assumption that you have left as well as poor communication internally...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place, excellent wine and delicious food... great place to enjoy good food and wine tastings! Lunch is marvelous... tables in the garden area are just perfect !

Thank Maria P
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The setting is beautiful and fireplace was burning creating a cosy atmosphere.We went for tea and cake and their baking are delicious.Moist carrot cake and stunning macaroons.The children could decorate their own gingerbread man and make their own chcolate Sundae.Will return for an intimate lunch!!

Thank JohanAntoinette R
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Had a tasting menu for dinner with wine pairing and it was just impecable. No faults at all. The food is wonderful (as a student chef, this was amazing to me), the atmosphere was of top quality, the staff know what they are doing, it...More

Thank Bernice R
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I had booked the restaurant for lunch for me and my wife, and then decided to add on a wine tour and tasting pre-lunch. I'm very pleased that I did. The vineyard, including the gardens and the buildings are delightful with a real sense of...More

Thank RHofBath
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was closed but we did the wine tasting. It was good. Well presented and informative. A good variety of choices for every pocket and taste

Thank Annaliese L
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lunch at La Motte was very special, super food, amazing service and I do enjoy seeing The open kitchen.congratulations to all concerned

Thank tcclif
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This was the third out of six wineries we visited over two days. We went here before noon so not many people around. The tasting area is within a group of beautiful cape Dutch buildings. Each one is geared for an activity. They have a...More

Thank Jaapoika
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Open all day - No you dont need to book.