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Wairau River Wines Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


USD 10 - USD 25
Wine Bar, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Highly impressed with the food here. Fillet beef salad and warm smoked salmon salads were delicious. Main components were of course great, but the salad varietals gave unique and classy contrasts in both flavours and textures.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Barry H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After sampling their wine elsewhere on our trip to New Zealand we thought it would be nice to combine their food and wine for lunch. What a great choice!! Seated outside on a sunny day with a view over all the vines the food was...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Grumpy19
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for lunch on our wine tour. It was a bit chilly on the day we visited but there was room to sit inside. The food and service was superb. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank annetteh437
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for the food only. Really enjoyed the seafood chowder, beef salad (yum!), chicken burger and cheese platter. Generous portions and nice place to have a meal under the shade. There are bean bags to chill on after your meal. Would recommend this place!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank happyyytraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was busy at lunch time but the friendly staff went out of their way to fine us a table outside. The meal was very good and served promptly with recommended wines for the main course.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Traveltone1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have spent the last 5 weeks touring NZ & can honestly say this it by far the best meal we have had. We were a party of 4 and would highly recommend the beef salad - yummy 😋,smoked salmon & the mussel chowder all delicious....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank patsye726
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wairau River is our go-to restaurant for lunch in Marlborough. The lunch options are always plentiful and delicious. Service is friendly and quick, leaving plenty of time to enjoy the excellently cooked food with a glass of Wairau River wine.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MortimerUk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch without a booking but managed to get a table outside although it was busy. Large food portions and food tasty and fresh. Lovely relaxed setting sat under the pergola next to the rows of vines. Would definitely visit again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Vacation47365585348
Reviewed 17 January 2019

We went there and had a fabulous experience. We started with wine tasting and chose our wine to have with lunch. The lunch was superb. The food was well presented and very tasty. Two of us had the blue cheese souffle, one had the beef...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 540jacintag
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

We went there when it was quite busy and sat outside. One staff member was a bit uptight about us seating ourselves but after that we had a lovely time. The gewurztraminer we had was stunning. The cheese board was reasonable. The bread, oil, dukkah...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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10 December 2016|
Response from wairauriverwines | Property representative |
Sorry Anita. We are closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. We need some family time 😁
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