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“Flawless in every respect”
Review of Miko Restaurant

Miko Restaurant
Ranked #31 of 100 Restaurants in Franschhoek
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 13 - USD 66
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Description: Miko is the main restaurant at Mont Rochelle. The food served is a blend of international dishes with a healthy nod to the varied nature of South Africa cuisine, paired naturally with some superb local vintages. Miko is open for non-resident guests, but we do recommend you call in advance to book a table.
Reviewed 21 May 2018

From the warmly welcoming service to the thoughtfully compiled menu, this was a 5-star restaurant experience. The food was fresh, seasonal and beautifully prepared (the sea bass was outstanding); the service was attentive but not overwhelming. A special mention of the fact that an empty plate was NOT cleared away while someone else at the table was still eating...

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Thank Deborah R
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Miko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear O1475MIdeborahr,

I don’t think we could ask for a nicer review, so please let us start by extending a huge thank you for sharing it with us! The whole team shared a smile when we heard your kind comments about the service and the food, and nobody’s smile was wider than our Head Chef’s when he heard how much you enjoyed the sea bass. It’s one of his favourite dishes too! It really means a great deal to hear such lovely feedback, and we only hope that you might come back and visit us again one day soon.

Kind regards,
James Basson
General Manager
james.basson@montrochelle.virgin.com

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Reviewed 17 May 2018

A few meals in franschhoek inspired me to review some, this was a great experience lovely seating and good food. The only downside was the manager seemed somewhat irritated and the staff aloof

Thank DaveM5402
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Miko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Dear Dave M,

Thank you for sharing your review, we were so pleased to hear that you had a great experience in Miko. That being said, I was sorry to hear your comments about the team and would really appreciate the opportunity to chat with you further about this. I have included my contact details below, and would be grateful if you could please get in touch. I hope to hear from you soon.

Kind regards,
James Basson
General Manager
james.basson@montrochelle.virgin.com

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our evening at Miko Restaurant. The manager made us feel very welcome and the staff were very attentive and polite. Food was amazing with great wine from the Monte Rochelle estate. The dining room is very attractive with beautiful furnishings and great views. A wonderful experience..

Thank Kathryn G
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Miko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2018

Dear Kathryn G,

Thank you for sharing such a wonderful review, we really enjoyed reading it! The team were delighted to hear that you felt welcome and that you enjoyed your dinner in Miko, and we only hope that this means you might come back to see us again one day. We would love the opportunity to welcome you back.

Kind regards,
James Basson
General Manager
james.basson@montrochelle.virgin.com

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

The first thing announced here is the Richard Branson is involved, not sure why that’s a selling point? The waiting staff not trained and the food; well overcooked venison and a “jerk” pork dish that was quite frankly inedible. Manager aloof

Thank GreatExplore456
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Miko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear GreatExplore456,

I was very concerned to receive your review and to hear your comments about the service and food. Whilst we have sadly noted that you may not visit us again, I would very much like the opportunity to speak with you further about your experience and would be grateful if you could please get in touch with me using the details below. Hope to speak to you soon.

Kind regards,
James Basson
General Manager
james.basson@montrochelle.virgin.com

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Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant forms part of Sir Richard Branson’s Mont Rochelle hotel complex in Franschhoek. It sits higher up the valley and so commands some spectacular views. The restaurant itself has 3 eating areas - inside, a glass verandah and an outside balcony. We chose the verandah so that we could get the views without the breeze. Food and service were excellent. I had the biltong and cheese soufflé and followed that with the ostrich while my wife had the pork croquettes followed by the beef fillet, all washed down with a couple of glasses of the Mont Rochelle wine. Only criticism was that the side of fries were more like what I would expect from McDonalds that a 5 star restaurant. Still a great experience and definitely recommended.

Thank leslie1667
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VirginLimitedEdition, General Manager at Miko Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Dear leslie1667,

Thank you for taking the time to share such a fabulous review with us. We were delighted to welcome you to Miko and couldn’t be happier to hear how much you enjoyed your visit. We love your style as the veranda is one of our favourite spots to take in the views. Our Head Chef was thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed the food and has taken on board your comments about the fries. We can think of no greater compliment than to hear that you would recommend us, so thank you. We hope that means we’ll have the opportunity to welcome you back again one day soon.

Kind regards,
James Basson
General Manager
james.basson@montrochelle.virgin.com

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