We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wairau River Wines Restaurant


Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


USD 10 - USD 25
Wine Bar, New Zealand
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Reviews (535)
Filter reviews
521 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews lunch mussel chowder souffle lamb burger salad cheese board bread prawns fries cakes blue cheese bean bags wine tour great wine cellar door tasting room outdoor setting
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 521 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Personally didn't like their wines, lots of dry wines. But service wasn't that friendly and given their standard cheap bottles of wine to taste. $5 per person for tasting and got 5 different wines. Refundable if bought a bottle. They did food but we didn't...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank MeganMcBrien
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our tour group stopped here for a wine tasting and a lunch stop. We ate outside in lovely grounds with a view to the vines and sculptures on the front lawn. Nearly all of us had the burger with chips - very delicious and much...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Christine J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stopped in here for wine tastings and lunch. Service was great, food was delicious. There was six of us and we had the beef salad, hot smoked salmon salad, burger, chowder and a cheese board The wine tasting was very informative, and the staff...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jacquelinem976
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wines here were ok, food was very good from a limited menu, pleasant outside seating, service very good.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank vespasian2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent and the portion size was just right. The staff were friendly but there was a little bit of a wait for our food to come out.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 979fayet
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a really nice location for lunch, sitting with some shadow in the garden and you can buy not cheep but very good wine.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank wkuehn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a wine tasting and stay for lunch. Mussel stew and salads with a bottle of fabulous wine...all in a perfect setting. Friendly staff. Highly recommend this winery!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Nancy011351
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here for lunch on a busy rainy Sunday. We needed to wait outside first, but the staff was very helpfull to find us a place inside. Food was very good, we had the cheese platter (a blue cheese, a hard cheese and a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank babbelino
Reviewed 5 weeks 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 5 weeks 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
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 32 nearby hotels
Marlborough Vintners Hotel
491 reviews
1.87 km away
Lake Timara Lodge
23 reviews
4.85 km away
The Marlborough Lodge
123 reviews
7.79 km away
St Leonards Vineyard Cottages
272 reviews
7.82 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 136 nearby restaurants
The Vines Village Cafe
90 reviews
1.92 km away
Renwick Roadhouse
47 reviews
2.55 km away
Cork & Keg
40 reviews
2.50 km away
317 reviews
3.92 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 101 nearby attractions
Framingham Wines
142 reviews
1.06 km away
10 reviews
1.05 km away
Bladen Wines
81 reviews
1.13 km away
Forrest Wines Cellar Door
135 reviews
1.38 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
10 December 2016|
Response from wairauriverwines | Property representative |
Sorry Anita. We are closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. We need some family time 😁
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing